Sun, August 18, 2019 - 20:12

Explore Hull's Fish Trail Guided Walk

Hull City Centre 11am-1pm 

GIAG price £2 (normally £4)

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Find the fish; explore the city! Follow Hull’s unique pavement of fish, an A- Z of fish creating a tour of the historic Old Town.

You will be guided by local historian Mike Covell, whose Amazing Hull Tours regularly give the inside information on the unknown and hidden history of Hull.

41 pieces of sculpture made from traditional materials make up this impressive piece of public art. The artist Gordon Young created the trail of sculptures in 1992 - representing the actual size of fish with life size pieces, from a tiny anchovy to a 10ft ray. His sense of humour surfaces with the placing of a plaice in the market place, an electric eel outside the electricity sub station and a shark outside a bank...

*Please be aware that this is a walking tour, which will include walking over old and cobbled streets. We therefore advise that you wear appropriate footwear for this event.


Tickets for this event will go on sale Monday 9th September and remain on sale until tickets sell out or Friday 4th October at 3.30pm.  Please book your place for this event online or through HUU Reception Mon – Fri between 10am-4pm. 


Transport is not included for this event.

Please meet the tour guide Mike at Hull City Hall (HU1 3RQ) from 10:45am, you can find a map of Hull City Hall here


Your Union endeavours to make all activities accessible to all wherever possible, however please contact Alex Tute, Give It A Go Co-ordinator on 01482 465814 if you have any specific access requirements or questions about access to this event [email protected]


We will need to contact you by email with details of this event. When booking please ensure that you have set your preference with the University to receive emails. Hull University Union cannot be held responsible for any missed communication if we cannot email you with organisational details.


The cost of this trip is subsidised by the students' union by up to 50% using any profits from our commercial offering, so every time you shop in Spar, buy a coffee, pizza or sandwich from EATS or SANC or visit Asylum you are supporting the Give it a Go programme of events. We are a not for profit organisation re-investing all of our profit into services.


Date Venue Price  
Saturday 5th October 2019, 11:00 am Hull City Centre N/A

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