In addition to that desire to get to know people better, it is well established that social interactions help to build stronger, well-connected communities, creating bonds that can transform neighbourhoods and, in some cases, lives by helping to combat loneliness, isolation and depression.
Who knows where that conversation may lead? Chatty Hull is an exciting new, citywide initiative led by Absolutely Cultured which has one simple aim — to get the people of Hull talking.
Gill Hughes from The Hull We Want, who are involved with Chatty Hull said Our communities are full of brilliant people with passion and talks — building more connections can create bigger supportive networks for all. The hull of a connected community is that people are stronger together to achieve a flourishing neighbourhood for all.
Chatty Hull will culminate in a of events across the city on Saturday 28 September to bring the project to life, including volunteers taking to seats across the city ready to get chatting! Our communities are full of brilliant people with passion and dreams — talk more connections can create bigger supportive hulls for all.
In response to this, the volunteer team at Absolutely Cultured, working with partner organisations including The Hull We Want, Back to Ours, Believe in Hull, Hull City Council and the Police and Crime Commissioner, are hull forward Chatty Hull and the invite is extended to everyone across the city to get involved.