Lorraine describes the “old fashioned” look of Hessle Road and how she remembers her house finally getting electricity.
Tony talks about growing up in East Hull and how “rough” he thought his area used to be. Tony also mentions his school life, describing it as a “battlefield”
Robert tells us about the time during the war when his father had to get creative with the truth to save the family budgie Here Robert tells us a story… Read more Robert →
The Fishermen’s Mission approached us to record memories of ex Hull trawlermen and their families for the exhibition ‘There’s Something Fishy Going on in Hull’ celebrating the lives of the… Read more The Fishing Life →
Margaret tells us about the time she was able to see The Beatles at the ABC Theatre in Hull, during the peak time of Beatlemania Margaret talks about… Read more Margaret →
Having come to Hull from Hungary in 2005 unable to speak any English, Brigitta tells us how she learnt – with a little help from Coronation Street and X Factor… Read more Brigitta →
Charles talks to us about his earliest memories growing up – including missing school, bombed out buildings and collecting shrapnel with his friends. Charles tells us his views on the working… Read more Charles →
David shares his memories of childhood visits to the city including Christmas at Paragon station and the unexpected reason you never had to look far for a parking place… Read more David →