• Drop in recording sessions at Hull Central Library

  • Wed, 14-08-2019 at 13:30
  • Hull Libraries (Hull City Council)
    Hull Central Library
    HU1 3TF Kingston upon Hull
Drop in recording sessions at Hull Central Library - Hull Libraries (Hull City Council) - Kingston upon Hull

There will be a DROP-IN RECORDING SESSION for folk to record their personal memories of the former Co-Op/BHS building on Wednesday 14th August at 1 pm - 4.30 pm, at Hull Central Library. Anyone recording a memory or donating/loaning memorabilia will receive a SHIPS in the SKY contributor pin-badge (pictured above). ** See bottom of page for alternative drop-in sessions at East Park & Greenwood Ave Libraries.Hull filmmaker, Esther Johnson’s, art, film and social history project explores Hull’s relationship with the giant Alan Boyson mural, the Three Ships – one of the largest pieces of public art in the UK – and looks at the social history of the building where it currently resides. The life of this iconic building in Hull City Centre has moved from the Co-operative society to a British Home Stores and once contained the Skyline Ballroom, later Bailey’s nightclub and then Romeo’s and Juliet’s.Untold Hull work alongside Esther to engage a wide range of people and recruit those who may wish to share their personal memories and photographs which will form the basis of an exhibition that will tour Hull’s libraries over a 12-month period. A film will be also created and a number of talks and special screenings will form part of the programme.Visit the Ships in the Sky website www.shipsinthesky.weebly.com to learn more about the project and the history of the building. Tea, coffee and biscuits will be provided at all of the sessions. Call Untold Hull On 01482 614286 to book a recording session, or drop in on the day. ** If you have any memories or photos of the building, shops or nightclubs we would love to see you at one of the following drop-in's. There is a separate Facebook Event for each venue:EAST PARK LIBRARY - Monday 5th August 10.30am – 1.00pmHULL CENTRAL LIBRARY - Wed,14th August, 1 pm - 4.30pmEAST PARK LIBRARY - Wednesday 21st August 2.00pm – 5.00pmGREENWOOD AVE LIBRARY - Wed 11th Sept 2.00pm – 6.00pmGREENWOOD AVE LIBRARY - Mon 23rd Sept 2.00pm – 5.00pmThere’ll be a mini display about the project at East Park Library in August and another at Greenwood Ave Library in September, where you can fill in a memory postcard and we can get back in touch with you. You can also do this anytime at Hull Central Library.