We’ve built a reputation for these mystery nights out; buy a ticket, take a gamble, and see what the night brings…you might see one of Hull’s top bands, a retro comedian, a professional drag queen a sword-swallower, or something entirely different. Who knows…?

Our Secret Gigs have become the stuff of urban legend, bringing comedians, musicians, dancers, drag queens, burlesque dancers, contortionists and more to the stages of Hull social clubs. 

They first started in 2017 with the faaaaaaabulous Ceri Dupree going down a storm in William Gemmell Club and have continued in true BTO style, mixing the familiar with the unfamiliar at every turn. 

Where else would you see a sword-swallower next to a set by a retro comedian, or an Cirque du Soleil performer hosted by Dolly Parton? Only at a Back to OursSecret Gig, that’s where. 

Other names to have graced William Gemmell Club and Willows Club have included: 

Jimmy Cricket

Beebi Del

Cris Quammie Soul Sensation

Memphis Pete

Bobby Davro

The Ruby Reds

The Grumbleweeds

Canon and Ball

Four Poofs and a Piano

Big Men In Town 

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