Kingston upon Hull

What is Kingston upon Hull known for?


singing lead

Hull with his mother, and brothers (sibling) and sisters (sibling) after his parents split up. WikiPedia:Kingston upon Hull Commons:Category:Kingston upon Hull


young tradition

began recording Yorkshire versions of folk songs from 1965. R. Nidel, ''World Music: The Basics'' (London: Routledge, 2005), p. 90. Other Yorkshire folk musicians include Heather Wood (born 1945) of the Young Tradition, the short-lived electric folk group Mr Fox (1970–2), The Deighton Family, Julie Matthews, Kathryn Roberts, and Kate Rusby. Yorkshire has a flourishing folk

songs from 1965. R. Nidel, ''World Music: The Basics'' (London: Routledge, 2005), pp. 90-1. Other Yorkshire folk musicians include Heather Wood (b. 1945) of the Young Tradition, the short-lived electric folk group Mr Fox (1970-2), The Deighton Family, Julie Matthews, Kathryn Roberts, and the Mercury Prize nominated Kate Rusby. Even considering its position as the largest county


gold+radio+gold

in Hull (Kingston upon Hull) and Sheffield, later as an independent station buying in the former GWR Classic Gold service, later as part of the BIG AM network with sister stations in Stoke and Manchester, then again with the GWR UBC Classic Gold (Classic Gold Digital Network) and latterly GCap Gold (Gold (radio)) network. alias EBTG origin Hull (Kingston upon Hull), East Riding of Yorkshire, England genre Alternative rock


simple+buildings

by the Archbishop of Canterbury on All Saints Day in 1862. It is the fifth church on the site. Two simple buildings preceded what was probably the finest church, built in the 12th century. This church was destroyed during the English Civil War when parliamentary troops came over from Hull (Kingston upon Hull) and a skirmish ensued in the churchyard. The font, which dates from the 14th century, is all that remains of the third church. A simple building served as the church from the restoration


art event

accessdate 7 January 2014 In 2010 a public art event in Hull city centre entitled ''Larkin with Toads'' displayed 40 individually decorated giant toad models as the centrepiece of the Larkin 25 festival. Most of these sculptures have since been sold off for charity and transported to their new owners.

of the poet Philip Larkin with the Larkin 25 Festival. This included the popular ''Larkin with Toads'' public art event. The 40 Larkin toads were displayed around Hull and later sold off in a charity


sound close

ɵː (which can sound close to the vowel of RP ''nurse''). The latter is said to originate amongst females in Hull (Kingston upon Hull); BBC – Voices – The Voices Recordings it has developed only in the last decade, yet it has now spread as far as Bradford. (Watt and Tillotson 2001) * A feature particular to Sheffield and the surrounding towns is the disyllabic pronunciations of "no" and "nowt" as WikiPedia:Kingston upon Hull Commons:Category:Kingston upon Hull


work free

; in Kingston upon Hull dates back to maybe the 14th century. In 1642, in an upstairs room known as the Plotting Parlour, Sir John Hotham resolved to bar King Charles I (Charles I of England) from Kingston upon Hull. Ye Olde White Hart This act in turn triggered the English Civil War. Later life He is now retired


bringing water

of city Kingston upon Hull) -- The main market town for this area was Ormskirk. The Leeds and Liverpool Canal crosses the plain and, in summer, is used for irrigation, bringing water from the Pennines. WikiPedia:Kingston upon Hull Commons:Category:Kingston upon Hull


poor school

. Schools ratings The city has had a poor examination success rate for many years and is often at the bottom of government GCSE league tables.


related+business

announced they intend to retain Humberside Airport, due to a number of investments, such as the new £1.6 million perishables hub. There has also been the recent development of a new hotel for the use by the oil rig workers and other business passengers and airport related business. The hotel is a temporary structure run by Nightel, a locally based niche business, there will be a permanent structure built in the next five years once demand for the facility has been confirmed. Humberside

Kingston upon Hull

'''Hull''', officially '''Kingston upon Hull''' ( ), is a city (City status in the United Kingdom) and unitary authority area (Unitary authorities of England) in the ceremonial county of the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. url http: www.britannica.com EBchecked topic 318761 Kingston-upon-Hull title Kingston upon Hull work Encyclopædia Britannica Online accessdate 8 July 2008 year 2008 publisher Encyclopædia Britannica It stands on the River Hull at its junction with the Humber estuary (Humber), 25 miles (40 km) inland from the North Sea. Hull has a resident population of ).

The town of Hull was founded late in the 12th century. The monks of Meaux Abbey needed a port where the wool from their estates could be exported. They chose a place at the junction of the rivers Hull and Humber to build a quay.

The exact year Hull was founded is not known but it was first mentioned in 1193. It was called Wyke on Hull. url http: www.localhistories.org hull.html title A Brief History of Kingston upon Hull last Lambert first Tim accessdate 1 March 2013 Renamed ''Kings-town upon Hull'' by King Edward I (Edward I of England) in 1299, the town and city of Hull has served as market town, url http: www.hedon.gov.uk Core Hedon-Town-Council Pages History_1.aspx title Brief history of Hedon work Hedon Town Council: Working for You accessdate 25 February 2013 year 2007 publisher Hedon Town Council military supply port, url http: www.hullcc.gov.uk portal page?_pageid 221,148379&_dad portal&_schema PORTAL title History of Hull accessdate 22 September 2007 year 2007 publisher Hull City Council a trading hub, fishing and whaling centre, and industrial metropolis.

Hull was an early theatre of battle in the English Civil Wars (First English Civil War). Its 18th-century Member of Parliament, William Wilberforce, played a key role in the abolition of the slave trade in Britain. url http: www.wilberforce2007.com index.php title Slavery: unfinished business accessdate 23 September 2007 year 2007 publisher Wilberforce 2007: Hull archiveurl http: web.archive.org web 20070921202938 http: www.wilberforce2007.com index.php archivedate 21 September 2007

The city is unique in the UK in having had a municipally (municipality) owned telephone system from 1902, sporting cream, not red, telephone boxes (red telephone box).

After suffering heavy damage during the Second World War (the 'Hull Blitz'), Hull weathered a period of post-industrial decline, url http: www.communities.gov.uk documents citiesandregions pdf 143999.pdf format PDF last Parkinson first Michael first2 Tony last2 Champion first3 Richard last3 Evans first4 James last4 Simmie first5 Ivan last5 Turok first6 Martin last6 Crookston first7 Bruce last7 Katz first8 Alison last8 Park first9 Alan last9 Berube first10 Mike last10 Coombes first11 Danny last11 Dorling first12 Norman last12 Glass first13 Mary last13 Hutchins first14 Ade last14 Kearns first15 Ron last15 Martin first16 Peter last16 Wood title State of the English Cities: Volume 1 date March 2006 accessdate 5 March 2009 publisher Office of the Deputy Prime Minister location London isbn 1-85112-845-X page 112 archiveurl http: web.archive.org web 20090327121851 http: www.communities.gov.uk documents citiesandregions pdf 143999.pdf archivedate 27 March 2009 during which the city gained unfavourable results on measures of social deprivation, education and policing. During the early 21st-century spending boom (before the late 2000s recession (2008–2012 global recession)) the city saw large amounts of new retail, commercial, housing and public service construction spending.

Established tourist attractions include the historic Old Town and Museum Quarter, Hull Marina and The Deep (The Deep (aquarium)), a city landmark. The redevelopment of one of Hull's main thoroughfares, Ferensway, included the opening of St. Stephen's Hull and the new Hull Truck Theatre. Spectator sporting activities include Premier League football (association football) and Super League Rugby (Rugby league). The KC Stadium houses the Hull City (Hull City A.F.C.) football club and Hull FC rugby club and Craven Park (Craven Park, Hull) is home to rugby club Hull Kingston Rovers. Hull is also home to the Elite Ice Hockey League Hull Stingrays.

In November 2013, it was announced that Hull had won the UK City of Culture 2017 award.

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