Media/News

Viola Trawler

Maritime history and art on the menu at second Viola gin night

24th June 2019

Following the success of the launch of the Viola Trawler Old Tom Gin the trustees are delighted to announce a second special event to raise funds and awareness for the campaign to return the Viola to Hull.

The exclusive dinner will take place at 1884 Win…

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Viola Trawler

Tales of Viola will inspire children at literature festival

21st June 2019

The fishing and fighting exploits of the Viola will fire the imaginations of children from across the region when they flock to a literature festival in the city.

Hull-based writer and broadcaster Russ Litten has adapted the stories of the Viola and will…

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Viola Trawler

Viola gin on sale in Trinity Market

20th April 2019

A commemorative gin produced to promote the campaign to return the Viola trawler to Hull has now joined the array of food and drink available at Hull’s Trinity Indoor Market after an expansion by Hotham’s Distillery.

Hotham’s Distillery was opened in Hep…

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Viola Trawler

Gin-spirational event backs campaign

20th March 2019

The Viola was the toast of an event aimed at raising funds and awareness in an attempt to bring her back to the city.

Guests at the exclusive event heard from former MP Alan Johnson, Patron of the Viola Trust, and from key figures at Hull City Council th…

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Viola Trawler

Stewardess Tina captivated by the Viola

1st February 2019

A stewardess who has visited South Georgia on the Royal Research Ship Discovery contacted the Viola Trust to tell of her delight at receiving the Viola book as a Christmas gift.

Tina Mantinha, who comes from Portugal, works for the Natural Environment Re…

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