The award "UK City of Culture" is given every four years to a city that demonstrates the belief in the transformational power of culture. Hull was announced the winner of UK City of Culture 2017 in 2013 and will celebrate the unique character of the city, its people, history and geography for the year with an arts and cultural programme.
If you are interested in the Arts and Humanities, why not have a look at what Hull UK City of Culture 2017 has to offer this year? This is a good opportunity to develope your academic interest in your field, so look out for talks, exhibitions and other interesting events in Hull!
Some suggestions that you might find interesting:
Do you like literature? Why not start getting your teeth into Dylan Thomas' poetry with a performance of the soundtrack to the film Set Fire To The Stars?
If you are interested in history, you could visit the Hull History Centre to view the Hull Charters.
And in the exhibition Lines of Thought you will be able to see drawings by famous artists from Dürer to Degas, Michelangelo to Matisse and Rembrandt to Riley, so delve into the history of art with these great masters.
For more information see the Hull City of Culture 2017 website and especially their What's On page.