River Hull Archive #26

One of the main threads running through A River Full of Stories is that of the Lighterman. The following photographs and details from the HDM river archive focus on the lighters and Lightermen on the River Hull. The first images below show the lighter Tort and crew just North of the new Myton Bridge in … Continue reading River Hull Archive #26

A River Full of Stories

We are delighted to announce that A River Full of Stories book of memories and photographs of life on and around the River Hull is now published and the first edition will be available in all Hull & East Riding Libraries from 14th October. Thank you to everybody who has contributed fascinating memories, stories and photographs, … Continue reading A River Full of Stories

The life of a Lighterman

The Open Bridges: A River Full Of Stories memory sharing days on the river and at Hull Maritime Museum have been terrific, with fascinating conversations about days gone by working and living on the River Hull. Here's former lighterman Keith Eastwood in conversation with Russ Litten. Filmed in September 2018 by Humber Film Creative Community … Continue reading The life of a Lighterman

“It’s not a job – it’s a way of life”

Thanks to everyone who came to the second memory sharing workshop for the River Full Of Stories book, film and exhibition, at Hull Maritime Museum last weekend. It was another marvellous day. John Dean, Keith Eastwood, Janet Anderson, Edward Moore, Dave Allam and Ann Smith, joined us in conversation with writer Russ Litten and Andy … Continue reading “It’s not a job – it’s a way of life”