Rebuilt in 1862, Yorkshire's last remaining Napoleonic fortress stands outside the village of Paull, near Hull. Visitors can trace Fort Paull's history back to 1542 and see the only surviving Blackburn Beverley aircraft, which rests on the same spot.
Mar - Oct 2013 (annual)
The Deep aquarium in Hull takes the visitor below sea level with living exhibits of marine life and fun interactive features. Visit the sharks and go an oceanic journey from the beginning of time to the present day.
The Humber Mouth Literature Festival examines the dramatic influence of the city of Hull on writers from Andrew Marvell to Philip Larkin and beyond. The festival combines author events with special commissions and community projects.
Jun - Jul 2013 (annual)
The annual Glimmer festival, previously known simply as Hull International Short Film Festival, visits screens across Hull. The main festival features a mix of experimental and traditional short films and filmmakers from around the world take part in the competition.
Oct 2013 (annual)
A music festival with a difference, Hull's Freedom was set up in 2007 to celebrate the bicentenary of the abolition of slavery. The festival features the shining lights of British pop over two days and, best of all, it's all free!
Sep 2013 (annual)
One of Europe's largest travelling funfairs, Hull Fair combines centuries-old traditions with white-knuckle fairground thrills at the Walton Street Fairground. The state-of-the-art rides are sophisticated enough to strike fear into the heart of even the most foolhardy adult.
Oct 2013; not Sun (annual)
Hulljazz started out as part of a regatta and has grown over the years, now boasting a line-up of international performers. Expect jazz from Latin to traditional and modern at the Hull Truck Theatre and other venues.
Jul 2013 (annual)
The Beverley Festival takes place each year in this historic market town with a host of activities for young and old alike. The hub of the folk festival is the Beverley Leisure Complex, adjacent to the main camp site.
Jun 2013 (annual)