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A Tale of Two Cities

A story of Hull FC and Hull Kingston Rovers from folk football to the split with Union and down to Super League told by stand up historians, Stan Haywood (Hull KR) and Mike Watts (Hull FC) backed by Hull FC’s Sammy Lloyd, Hull KR’s Steve Hubbard with music and song from The Hillbilly Troupe’s Mick McGarry and Dave Gawthorpe.

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Ben Homewood
The Vote & Memory Bank: Hull

A story of one woman’s decline as dementia takes hold and the impact upon her family as they try to cope. A one-act play starring Ailsa Oliver, Gina Garton, Kevin Hickson and Tarin Puckering. This play is used in conjunction with Memory Bank: Hull to highlight the differing attitudes to an Ageing Populaton and the challenges that entails.

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Ben Homewood
Spanish Civil War at Hull History Centre

Nine men from Hull fought for the International Brigade during the Spanish Civil War between 1936 and 1939. Five never returned. One Hull woman, Frida Knight, served as an ambulance driver. The History Centre is delighted to team up with Hull College, the Hull International Brigade Memorial Group and The History Troupe to tell their story.

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Ben Homewood