The James Reckitt Room previously served as the Hull Local Studies Library, and was originally the City’s first reference library, it has now become the venue of choice for intimate literary events, workshops and meetings. Thanks to its warm acoustics it has also served as a music venue and the location for several music videos. Plus it holds the honour of being the first library in the country to hold a wedding ceremony.
Virtually untouched since its Edwardian heyday, the most significant architectural features are the glass fronted wooden shelving, and the fine stucco plasterwork, which is offset by large oak tables and period Captain’s chairs.
Located in the Hull Central Library which is less than a 10 minute walk to the Hull train Station also there is a large pay and display car park nearby.
addressHull City Council,
- M180 JCT 5 (11.6 miles)
- M62 JCT 38 (13.7 miles)
- M180 JCT 4 (16.5 miles)
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