Eva
Mar
1
to Jun 1

Eva

Spring 2019, The History Troupe presents ‘Eva’:

  1. A period piece set in 1911, a play for the community. Venues to be announced.

  2. For Schools. An immersive, walk-through study exploration of JB Priestley’s classic, mid-20th century play ‘An Inspector Calls’.

Venues to be confirmed. Just remember Eva is watching you…

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Truths
Nov
27
7:30 PM19:30

Truths

Truths - A fresh perspective on the First World War in this centenary year.

This is not about winners. It is about a war that was said to be fought to end all wars and yet never seems to end. From Kurdistan to India; Africa and Asia; the USA to the warring cousins from antique dynasties - there are many voices that we need to hear. Come along and remember them all.

Date & Time: 27/11/18 at 7:30PM

Venue: Kardomah 94

Tickets available on the door: £7 (concessions available) and from Hull Box Office (click below):

https://www.hullboxoffice.com/event/the-history-troupe-truths/

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Truths
Nov
25
2:00 PM14:00

Truths

Truths - A fresh perspective on the First World War in this centenary year.

This is not about winners. It is about a war that was said to be fought to end all wars and yet never seems to end. From Kurdistan to India; Africa and Asia; the USA to the warring cousins from antique dynasties - there are many voices that we need to hear. Come along and remember them all.

Date & Time: 25/11/18 at 2PM

Venue: SPARK*, York

Pay What You Can Performance (everyone welcome!)

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Run for the Line
Nov
24
7:00 PM19:00

Run for the Line

Run for the Line tells the story of Jack Harrison of Hull FC who won the VC at the battle of Arras - running for a line of machine gun fire as he had done the try line before. This is a ‘life of’ in words and song. The History Troupe Players will be accompanied by Mick McGarry, Dave Gawthorpe and Sammy Lloyd.

Date & Time: 24/11/18 at 7PM

Venue: York St John University

Tickets available on the door: £7 (concessions available) and from Hull Box Office (click below):

https://www.hullboxoffice.com/event/run-for-the-line-st-john-university-york/

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Truths
Nov
24
2:00 PM14:00

Truths

Truths - A fresh perspective on the First World War in this centenary year.

This is not about winners. It is about a war that was said to be fought to end all wars and yet never seems to end. From Kurdistan to India; Africa and Asia; the USA to the warring cousins from antique dynasties - there are many voices that we need to hear. Come along and remember them all.

Date & Time: 24/11/18 at 2PM

Venue: Holy Trinity, Micklegate, York

Tickets available on the door: £7 (concessions available) and from Hull Box Office (click below):

https://www.hullboxoffice.com/event/the-history-troupe-truths-2/

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Madame Clapham Talk + The Strange Death of Corsetry
Nov
21
7:00 PM19:00

Madame Clapham Talk + The Strange Death of Corsetry

Based on the life and times of Madame Clapham and her Haute Couture Dressmaking Salon on Kingston Square, we move from 1910 to 1920; long hair tied in a bun to the bob; gowns to frocks and women as accessories or servants to citizens with the vote. This piece will take you on a journey from before and after the first world war focusing on the mind sets and society of those affected.

This three day run of Madame Clapham's life is located in the very location of the said dress making salon. Kingston Theatre Hotel is a beautiful building that holds so much history!

Date & Time: 21st November at 7PM

Venue: Kingston Theatre Hotel

Tickets available on the door: £7 (concessions available) and from Hull Box Office (click below):

https://www.hullboxoffice.com/event/the-history-troupe-madame-clapham-talk-a-strange-death-of-corsetry-3/

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Madame Clapham Talk + The Strange Death of Corsetry
Nov
20
7:00 PM19:00

Madame Clapham Talk + The Strange Death of Corsetry

Based on the life and times of Madame Clapham and her Haute Couture Dressmaking Salon on Kingston Square, we move from 1910 to 1920; long hair tied in a bun to the bob; gowns to frocks and women as accessories or servants to citizens with the vote. This piece will take you on a journey from before and after the first world war focusing on the mind sets and society of those affected.

This three day run of Madame Clapham's life is located in the very location of the said dress making salon. Kingston Theatre Hotel is a beautiful building that holds so much history!

Date & Time: 20th November at 7PM

Venue: Kingston Theatre Hotel

Tickets available on the door: £7 (concessions available) and from Hull Box Office (click below):

https://www.hullboxoffice.com/event/the-history-troupe-madame-clapham-talk-a-strange-death-of-corsetry-2/

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Madame Clapham Talk + The Strange Death of Corsetry
Nov
19
7:00 PM19:00

Madame Clapham Talk + The Strange Death of Corsetry

Based on the life and times of Madame Clapham and her Haute Couture Dressmaking Salon on Kingston Square, we move from 1910 to 1920; long hair tied in a bun to the bob; gowns to frocks and women as accessories or servants to citizens with the vote. This piece will take you on a journey from before and after the first world war focusing on the mind sets and society of those affected.

This three day run of Madame Clapham's life is located in the very location of the said dress making salon. Kingston Theatre Hotel is a beautiful building that holds so much history!

Date & Time: 19th November at 7PM

Venue: Kingston Theatre Hotel

Tickets available on the door: £7 (concessions available) and from Hull Box Office (click below):

https://www.hullboxoffice.com/event/the-history-troupe-madame-clapham-talk-a-strange-death-of-corsetry/

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Sharp Street
Nov
17
7:00 PM19:00

Sharp Street

Sharp Street tells the story behind the memorial that was located on Sharp Street, Newland Avenue for years. This remembrance performance combines the poems from the book Sharp Street by Rob Bell that are read by The History Troupe Players and songs from that era sung by The Hillbilly Troupe.

Date & Time: 17/11/18 at 7:30PM

Venue: Trinity Methodist Church

Free Entry! (Donations welcome - all proceeds to Hull4Heroes)

https://www.hullboxoffice.com/event/sharp-street/

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Hull and The First World War (Talk)
Nov
15
10:00 AM10:00

Hull and The First World War (Talk)

In this talk Rob Bell covers a wide context of the First World War and moved to the immediate impact of the shelling of Scarborough; U boats and the suspension of fishing plus Zeppelins and the diversion of cargoes as the vast majority of the men of Hull worked as dockers or in the fishing industry - no work, no pay with the army as a sole option to go for. 

Date & Time: 15/11/18 at 10am

Venue: Community Hall, Garden Village

Free Entry (donations welcome!)

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Run for the Line
Nov
11
8:00 PM20:00

Run for the Line

Run for the Line tells the story of Jack Harrison of Hull FC who won the VC at the battle of Arras - running for a line of machine gun fire as he had done the try line before. This is a ‘life of’ in words and song. The History Troupe Players will be accompanied by Mick McGarry, Dave Gawthorpe and Sammy Lloyd.

Date & Time: 11/11/18 at 8PM

Venue: Hessle Town Hall

Tickets available on the door: £7 (concessions available) and from Hull Box Office (click below):

https://www.hullboxoffice.com/event/the-history-troupe-run-for-the-line/

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Nation's Tribute
Nov
11
5:00 PM17:00

Nation's Tribute

By day, The History Troupe takes Hessle back to 1914, with a Music Hall show, a declaration of war from the town crier and then off to the western front – wrapped up in a show to inform and entertain.  Archibald Postlethwaite, the thespian impresario introduces Houdini, Sergeant Pepper’s Lonely Hearts club band, and Rash the accordionist, songster sensation the glorious Gina, and many more down at the old bull and bush.

Date & Time: 11/11/18 at 5pm

Venue: Hessle Foreshore

Free Entry!

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Run for the Line
Nov
9
7:30 PM19:30

Run for the Line

Run for the Line tells the story of Jack Harrison of Hull FC who won the VC at the battle of Arras - running for a line of machine gun fire as he had done the try line before. This is a ‘life of’ in words and song. The History Troupe Players will be accompanied by Mick McGarry, Dave Gawthorpe and Sammy Lloyd.

Date & Time: 09/11/18 at 7:30PM

Venue: The Marvell College

Tickets available on the door: £7 (concessions available) and from Hull Box Office (click below):

https://www.hullboxoffice.com/event/run-for-the-line-the-marvel-college/

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Truths
Nov
8
7:30 PM19:30

Truths

Truths - A fresh perspective on the First World War in this centenary year.

This is not about winners. It is about a war that was said to be fought to end all wars and yet never seems to end. From Kurdistan to India; Africa and Asia; the USA to the warring cousins from antique dynasties - there are many voices that we need to hear. Come along and remember them all.

Date & Time: 8/11/18 at 7:30PM

Venue: The Back Room, Cottingham

Tickets available on the door: £7 (concessions available)

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Madame Clapham (Talk)
Nov
7
7:15 PM19:15

Madame Clapham (Talk)

Madame Clapham was a formidable and demanding seamstress proud of her haute couture dressmaking  salon on Kingston Square, opposite what is now the new theatre. ‘The Strange Death of Corsetry’ explores the role of women before and after the war, against the backdrop of Madame Clapham’s salon. At it’s height, over 200 seamstresses worked in the cold rooms. Before the war; fashions were long and intricate. War brought a make do and mend spirit and shorter styles. This formidable lady set high standards, but was unhappy with this new age.

Women had changed; how did Madame Clapham respond?

Date & Time: 7/11/18 at 7:15PM

Venue: Hallgate Primary School

Free Entry (donations welcome!)

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From Sappho Down to Now
Oct
23
7:00 PM19:00

From Sappho Down to Now

An evening of music and poetry, showcasing the works of female poets throughout the centuries and across the globe. A variety of themes and poetic styles will blend to create a chorus of female voices that will echo into the night and beyond.

October 23 at 7:00 PM

Venue: Kardomah 94

Tickets available from HBO:

https://www.hullboxoffice.com/events/sappho-down-to-now

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TALK: Don Patricio, From Hull City to Barca
Oct
13
12:30 PM12:30

TALK: Don Patricio, From Hull City to Barca

Rob Bell tells the story of Patrick O’Connell who was born within the shadow of Croke Park, Dublin. He played for Hull City 1912-14. After a controversial spell at Manchester United he made his name in Spain winning La Liga with Real Betis and then, became manager of FC Barcelona - in the middle of the Spanish Civil War.

This talk is in support of the International Brigade Memorial Trusts statue to commemorate those from Hull who served in the Spanish Civil War.

Free Entry! October 13th at 12:30pm

VENUE: Guildhall, Lowgate, Hull HU1 2AA

Tickets available from Hull Box Office: https://www.hullboxoffice.com/events/don-patricio-from-hull-city-to-barca

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From Hull to the Spanish Cockpit
Sep
25
7:00 PM19:00

From Hull to the Spanish Cockpit

This performance traces the story of those from across the Humber who made their way to Spain to support the Republican stand against Franco. The History Troupe players, Dave Gawthorpe, Mick McGarry and Lloyd Dobbs will tell their story in words, images and song. 

This event is in support of the Memorial to the International Brigade to be placed in Hull.

Tickets available from HBO:

https://www.hullboxoffice.com/events/from-hull-to-the-spanish-cockpit

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Hull Connected
Aug
3
to Oct 27

Hull Connected

Come along to see how rail made its way to Hull and take a look at the stunning vintage photograph collection of Paragon Station itself, plus lots more!

oh, its also FREE.

Opening Times:

10am-3pm, Thursday, Friday & Saturday

(August 3rd to October 27th)

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