Raft Boy Escapes Killer Tide

More short films from A River Full Of Stories fascinating conversations about days gone by working and living on the River Hull.

Here’s Neville ‘Killer” Pinder in conversation with Russ Litten at Hull Maritime Museum talking about when he made the Hull Daily Mail in 1958

Filmed in September 2018 by Humber Film Creative Community for Open Bridges Hull.

Here’s some more from Neville and Dave Allam with terrific memories of a hard and adventurous life – and mischief – on the River.


The idea for A River Full Of Stories came about when many of the 2000 visitors to the Open Bridges exhibition inside Scale Lane Bridge told us fascinating tales of their lives working on and around the river.  We’ve been collecting stories throughout July – September 2018 and are now preparing the River Full Of Stories film, exhibition and book. We’ll keep the website blog up to date with stories and memories as we go along.

Rich & Lou Duffy-Howard

Open Bridges made history when for the first time all 13 of the bridges over the River Hull in the UK’s City of Culture 2017 raised, swung or closed simultaneously splitting the city of Hull in two at 20:17 hours on 22nd September 2017.  Historic vessels sailed down the River to be met by 21st century tugs.

Open Bridges is an independent Hull/East Yorkshire based project.

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