Responsible for overseeing a mammoth 365 days of artworks and art events across every inch of our city.
Name: Martin Green
Director of Hull UK City of Culture 2017
HULL: It has to be the refurbished Fruit Market and Humber Street in particular. It’s got a great new vibe about it and is packed at weekends.
MUSIC: I saw the Holy Moly Ziggy Stardust gig at Hull City Hall a few weeks ago – definitely one to remember.
FOOD: ‘Marrakech Avenue’ on Princes Avenue is a favourite.
FILM: ‘Arrival’ was my favourite film of the year.
PLACE: East Park is perfect for a relaxing afternoon.
If your wishes could be granted, what would you ask for?
That this year turns out to be one of great change for the city and that the change continues for years to come.
Which celebrity would you like to meet?
I met Jenny and Lee from Gogglebox, a dream fulfilled!
The funniest things you’ve seen?
The Hypocrite at Hull Truck, raucous and divine!
Describe your ideal weekend.
A quiet morning after a long week, a walk around East Park and a cocktail at Bar 82.
What three things would you like with you on a desert island?
A box set of Game of Thrones and therefore a laptop to watch it on. Perhaps a friend as it might get a bit lonely.
Who do you most admire?
I long for the return of President Obama.
What is your earliest memory?
Playing in the garden at home in Essex with my two brothers. I think there was a scooter involved.
If you could go back in time, where would you go?
To New York in the 70s.
What was your most embarrassing moment?
There have been many I’m afraid, I’m rather good at embarrassing myself, especially when lots of people are watching.