History of Hull

The Deep in Hull

Welcome to Ye Olde Guide to Kingston Upon Hull, usually known simply as Hull.  This podcast guide to Hull provides a historical guide to Hull including places to see in the city today

In this episode we will discover:

  • Hull’s famous MP William Wilberforce, who spearheaded the abolition of slavery, and who’s home became a fantastic museum
  • The history of one of Britain’s most important ports and the industry that sprung around it
  • Cream phone boxes and the world’s longest bridge span
  • An eclectic range of musicians such as The Beautiful South and famous poets such as Phillip Larkin
  • How a remarkable Old Town sits alongside modern architecture rising from the ashes of the Blitz
  • An array from architectural gems including Hull Minster and The Deep

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