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Fruit Market

Humber Street in Hull's historic Fruit Market (bordering Hull Marina) is being brought back to life with an exciting range of new businesses that are now open!

Now, nearly every weekend, visitors to the Fruit Market can expect there to be a hive of activity down the street - from Boutique Markets, live music, art exhibitions and much more - go and take a look for yourself!

The new businesses are now situated on Humber Street in the Fruit Market are:
  • Alan Micklethwaite Sculpture - acclaimed as one of the country's finest stone carvers
  • Eleven - Selection of hand made prints
  • Fruit - Hull's newest and most exciting entertainment, exhibition & art venue
  • Funky Furniture - the funkiest furniture
  • Kingston Art Group - informal exhibition of paintings & sculptures
  • Museum of Club Culture - celebration of past & present nightclub cultures and street styles from around the world
  • Oresome Gallery & Jewellery Workshop - beautiful, original jewellery & creative workshop


To learn more about these business please check out the 'New Business Profile' Page!


The Fruit Market Summer Carnival saw new and existing Fruit Market traders showcase latest exhibitions and events!

For more information about events going on in the Fruit Market are visit:

http://www.fruitspace.co.uk/
or
http://hyperfruit.net/

The first Fruit Market Carnival took place on Sunday 29th and Monday 30th August over the bank holiday weekend! Visitors enjoyed the lively and colourful atmosphere as the streets around the old Fruit Market sprung to life with sculptures, live music, food, drink, jewellery, club culture, art, theatre and much more. Kids can enjoy face painting, puppet making, giant jenga and wii games, whilst adults relaxed and enjoyed a peruse around this eclectic, vibrant part of the city - stopping for a bite to eat and a leisurely drink at one of the many great foodie stops - Ruscadors, Green Bricks, Caffe Gelato, Cerruti's, Tasty and the Minerva!

Clipper Festival

The Clipper Festival on 17th July marked a turning point for this historic area as it showcased a range of local creative operators including art, theatre, sculpture, jewellery, food, drink, club culture and even furniture!



Click here to download full infromation on the new businesses in the Fruit Market area:



During the Freedom Festival 2009 Hull's Fruit Market area was used for a spectacular fire installation by French street theatre artistes, Carabosse, creating a stunning walk leading to a host of different entertainment and surprises including live music stages, DJ's and outdoor bars. See the Carabosse film below: