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Unusual for a tapestry

This artwork is not what you might imagine when you see the name tapestry but interesting all the... read more

Reviewed 17 May 2018
JednSasha
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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Interesting tapestries detailing the history of Hull.

Well worth a look and interesting for locals and visitors. Smaller than I thought they would be but... read more

Reviewed 11 May 2018
BeverleySueandJohn
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The Guildhall | Entrance at far end near the Law Court, Kingston-upon-Hull HU1 3RA, England
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Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

I have passed this piece of art many times and feel underwhelmed by it. There is nothing wrong with it but I cannot see what the artist is getting at. But that is maybe just me. It is worth having a look at though.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 17 May 2018

This artwork is not what you might imagine when you see the name tapestry but interesting all the same, located in a lovely park where you will find ducks on the small lake, an impressive fountain, lovey gardens and the Plaque commemorating Robinson Crusoe it...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank JednSasha
Reviewed 11 May 2018

Well worth a look and interesting for locals and visitors. Smaller than I thought they would be but this is made up for by the detail in the work.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank BeverleySueandJohn
Reviewed 29 November 2017

A project that took several years to complete. Each panel illustrates the history of Hull and a board explains how the project took place. Very interesting and no entrance fee..

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank curlytail55
Reviewed 27 November 2017

I am probably a little biased about the Hull tapestries as my late Mum was one of the Hull Tapestry Group, though they are definitely worth seeing and represent the enormous talent of local people, and is not publicised as well as it could be.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 26 November 2017

We saw the tapestry whilst waiting in the foyer to be admitted yo an unforgettable performance of !The last Testament of Lil Belocca as part of Hull 2017. The quality of the tapestry work is extremely good and the selction of venues depicted was great....More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 19 November 2017

Maxine Peake's production of the 'Last testament to Lillian Bilocca' at the Guildhall and we were a little bit apprehensive approaching. We'd received an email about the 'promenade show' to wear flat shoes, walking 1000m during the performance - all new to us, plus I'd...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Felicity69Hull
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

We were visiting the Guildhall for a performance of The Last Testament Of Lillian Bilocca and had to wait in the room containing the Tapestries. They are wonderful, absolutely gorgeous. The Guildhall itself is a beautiful building well worth a visit

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank redscarfox
Reviewed 2 October 2017

I am so glad I got to know about this- it would have been such a miss on our culture visit! It certainly shows where arts and crafts come together, but so clever in depicting the significant points in Hull's history. The colours are so...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank janetmferry
Reviewed 21 September 2017

These tapestries were a real labour of love, and displayed beautifully the scenes and life in Hull. You can only see these on display but not go any further, as the Guildhall is a working enviroment.

Date of experience: September 2017
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