Top 8 events this Fathers Day Weekend in Hull and East Yorkshire


As Sunday approaches, there is a bunch of events going on for all the different dads out there to make the day even more special. Artsy, music lover, foodie or budding gardener; there is something on in Hull this weekend for everyone.

ben norris 2[3]Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club (Friday)

The City Hall’s comedy club is back for it’s monthly spot, but this time features Ben Norris, a national television comic who’s featured on Mock the Week and more. For only £15, it’s not to be missed!

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12140743_1025098710871253_7288812876329566909_nVulgarians EP launch party (Saturday)

Hull’s renowned music scene is budding with new talent. The Vulgarians’ first EP (listen here: will be launching in the band’s home town Adelphi Club. With supporting bands like LUMER and The Wytches, its evident these guys are the up and coming artists to watch.

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Hull-Comic-Con-Logo-300x263Hull Comic Con 2016 (Saturday)

Comic and gaming lovers – Hull has a real treat for you this weekend. From a range of special guests, to cosplay competitions and a scare maze, Hull Comic Con has so much to offer. Plus, there is an after party, so why not make a day of it?

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Steeleye-Span-2014-high-resBeverley Folk Festival 2016 (Friday – Sunday)

If your dad is into music, why not take him to this. Treat Dad to a chill Sunday out (or the entire weekend) at Beverley Folk Festival, with access to amazing acts such as Kate Rusby, Steeleye Span and The Young’uns. The weather is set to be warm and dry so there is no excuse not to make the most of our British ‘summertime’!

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Adele_Tribute_HullFather’s Day Lunch with Adele Tribute (Sunday)

The Village Hotel is hosting a Father’s Day Sunday lunch, accompanied by the soothing songs of Adele sang by the UK’s number one tribute act. It’s a perfect way to relax and enjoy some food and music with your loved ones this Sunday.

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Humber Street Market HullHumber Street Market (Sunday)

This striking jewel in the city centre with authentic places to eat and drink, it’s perfect for a catch up with Dad. Unwind over a delicious brunch or treat the ‘rents to lunch – a great place to spend a couple of hours of the day.

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Educating RitaEducating Rita (Shows all weekend)

Willy Russell’s ‘Educating Rita’ is brought to life at Hull Truck. Catch it on it’s opening weekend, as it is not one to miss. A classic comedy about growth, culture and class that is exposed when two complete opposites, Rita and Frank, clash. It’s a story for everybody to enjoy.

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COGs Poster 2016Cottingham Open Gardens (Sunday)

If your Dad is constantly gardening, or you have an appreciation for creatively crafted garden architecture, make sure you pop along to the Nottingham Open Gardens for an affordable, blissful Father’s Day-out.

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There are so many brilliant events happening this weekend; check out the Hull What’s On calendar to find out more.