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There is music in the air and it’s all that jazz…

There is music in the air and it’s all that jazz…

As a student in Hull one of my favourite haunts was The Sailmakers Arms as they hosted a weekly Jaz night (which also included a quiz and free chips, both staples of a film student’s life). Each week I, along with an ever-changing assortment of friends, acquaintances and drinking buddies would descend on the pub, before heading to the live music area upstairs. There we would drink and listen to an eclectic mix of the good, the great and the questionable as they played original songs and Jazz classics. It is, and always will be, one of my lasting memories of being a student in Hull and helped to solidify my love of Jazz.

HU1’s impressive line-up stands up to other festivals across the UK…

HU1’s impressive line-up stands up to other festivals across the UK…

As Mr Zebedee Scaping, headmaster of Hull Trinity House Marine School between 1854 and 1909, walked the hallowed corridors of one of Hull's oldest and most historically important schools, he could barely have imagined that the grounds on which the school once stood would one day be named in his honour. He would no doubt be equally astonished that those grounds, where pupils marched in starched blue and white Naval uniforms, would one day play host to Hull's newest open air festival.

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