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Hull is well known for its white telephone boxes, but did you know….
1. A Hull pub played a key role in the outbreak of the English Civil War.
The decision to refuse King Charles I entry to the city was supposedly made in the Plotting Parlour of the Ye Olde White Harte pub on Silver Street in 1642. This decision sparked the first siege of Hull – the first battle of the Civil War.
2. Hull is the birth place of a flying legend.
The first ever female pilot to fly solo from Britain to Australia was from Hull. Amy Johnson was born in Hull in 1903, and made the record setting flight in 1930, just two years after starting flying lessons!
3. Hull has a museum dedicated to club culture.
Interested in finding out about the history of clubbing? Luckily, Hull is home to the Museum of Club Culture. The museum claims to be the first and only of its kind in the world, and features exhibits on ‘past and present club cultures and street styles’.
4. World’s largest Yorkshire Pudding Factory.
Fancy a couple of Yorkshire Puddings with your roast dinner? Well, in Hull you’d be in luck – as the Aunt Bessie factory is the largest Yorkshire Pudding factory in the world. Each year, the factory produces 500,000,000 Yorkshire Puddings!
5. Hull is home to a number of surprising inventions.
A rather inventive lot, Hullensians are credited with inventing boiled sweets, Liquid Crystal Display (LCD), Lemsip and Gaviscon. Crafty!