The Big Malarkey Festival is Back!


The Big Malarkey Festival is Back!

The Big Malarkey Festival, Hull’s much loved family festival, returns to East Park over the weekend of 26 and 27 June 2021!

From the bestselling author of the much loved classic, Madame Doubtfire, to discovering the joys of new authors, illustrators and artists, this year’s festival returns with a programme brimming with playfulness, discovery and reconnecting with simple joys.

Download the festival programme: PDF icon THE BIG MALARKEY FESTIVAL 2021.pdf

Families of all ages are invited by Hull Libraries to come together to join in the festival fun, in a safe and socially distanced way.  

The Big Malarkey Festival takes place in East Park from 10am until 5pm on Saturday 26 and Sunday 27 June. Tickets are priced from £5 for adults, £2.50 for children (1 – 16 years), £14 for a group of 2 adults and 2 children, disabled adults £4 and babies in arms go free.

Tickets are available now from branches of Hull Libraries or online at


East Park
Holderness Road

Telephone - 01482 300 300

Opening times - The park is staffed daily from 7.30am until dusk