Venue: Bonus Arena

by Nick Boldockon 12th June 2019
Originally mooted to be part of the 2017 City Of Culture developments, the Bonus Arena (which was named Hull Venue whilst under construction) eventually opened its doors in July 2018. Appropriately the opening event featured a showcase of local bands put together by the BBC Introducing team [...]

Venue: Locarno Ballroom

by Nick Boldockon 11th February 2018
A legendary local nightspot of the 1960s, the Locarno was the place to be until its closure in 1971. [...]

Memorabilia: The Wellington Club / The Welly

by Nick Boldockon 23rd February 2017
A selection of flyers/posters from the esteemed Welly Club [...]

Dingwalls Hull

Venue: Dingwalls

by Tim Josephon 21st November 2016
The place to be in 1983. Dingwalls was one of a chain of six regional clubs owned by the manager of the London Dingwalls, Peter Gross along with top promoter Harvey Goldsmith [...]

O'Riley's Hull

Venue: O’Riley’s

by Nick Boldockon 14th November 2016
On 12th August 2013, Hull Music Limited took the keys for O'Rileys, which had been turned from a closed down snooker/pool hall into the beginnings of a live music and entertainment venue by its new owner, who found he did not have enough time to run the building and offered it out on a five year lease. [...]

KC Stadium

Venue: KC Stadium

by Nick Boldockon 15th June 2016
In 2002, Hull City football club bade farewell to Boothferry Park, their home of over 50 years. They moved to the all new Kingston Communications Stadium, a Council-built ground to be shared with the Hull FC rugby league team. In 2003 the Stadium Management Company...