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Hubert Nicholson and ‘Sunk Island’

18 November, 2017, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm


Join a guided coach tour/walk around the area associated with Hubert Nicholson’s east coast novel Sunk Island (1956). The tour will take in specific landmarks and include performed readings from the novel. It will begin with introductory talks and a Yorkshire lunch at Ottringham Village Hall before moving on to Sunk Island finishing in Holy Trinity Church and Heritage Centre with light refreshments and an exhibition on Nicholson and the history and geography of Sunk Island, with local recollections and photographs of the 1953 east coast flood.

The event begins at Ottringham Village Hall at 11.30am.

For those travelling from the University of Hull, there is a coach pick up from the Main Entrance at 10.30am.

This event is now sold out. If you would like to join the waiting list please book a space below.

For event information, please contact Jane Thomas at j.e.thomas@hull.ac.uk.


18 November, 2017
10:00 am - 5:00 pm


University of Hull


Event Partners
Trustees Sunk Island Church and Heritage Centre; Mrs Gwyneth Wilson
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Accessibility Information
some disabled access


Ottringham Village Hall,
New Road, Ottringham
Kingston Upon Hull, East Yorkshire HU12 0AG United Kingdom

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50 people are attending Hubert Nicholson and ‘Sunk Island’

  • Claire Taylor
  • Tony de Kok
  • Ms Fiona Caley
  • David Smith
  • Dorothy Vinegrad
  • Rana Izci Connelly
  • Carol Fellowes
  • Jodie Scott
  • Valerie Sanders
  • Sam Featherstone
  • Jane Payne
  • Catherine Sadler
  • Peter Asquith-Cowen
  • Carole Airey
  • elisabeth salter
  • Maureen Holwell
  • Kathryn Mills
  • Ralph Dawson
  • margaret Bussey
  • Denise Hunt
  • Jane Thomas
  • Phil Goudie
  • Daria Hartmann
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