What's on inYork


Welcome to York

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting York - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in York to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in York

28
AUG
Grand Opera House, York: Leeds Legends Live
Grand Opera House York

.Come and Join: Gordon Strachan now on Sky Sports as a pundit along with Gary McAllister as they discuss games dressing roomtraining ground stories managers fall outs and everything you wanted to know about playing for a successful football club The evening…

Category: Sports

TEL: 01904 678705
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27
SEP
Stirling Stories (North) 2018
Everyman Cinema

What does great architecture look like in 2018 and who are the people responsible The architects shortlisted for the RIBA Stirling Prize 2018 come together in a unique event to reveal the stories behind their buildings the things that inspire them and…

Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 07734 805817
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24
OCT
Grand Opera House York - The Goon Show
Grand Opera House York

From the producers of the critically acclaimed 50th Anniversary Tour of Round the Horne comes another radio comedy classic live on stage.In 1951 the landscape of British comedy changed dramatically when The Goon Show burst onto the airwaves of the BBC Home…

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26
OCT
The Sensational 60's Experience
Grand Opera House York

Without doubt the most explosive 60s show touring the UK for one night only.With a brand new production for 2018 ‐ The Sensational 60s Experience. Six legendary names take to the stage and deliver to you a night never to be forgotten.…

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Tourist Attractions


National Railway Museum

The National Railway Museum in York, England is the largest railway museum in the world, responsible for the conservation and interpretation of the British national collection of historically significant railway vehicles and other artefacts. The Museum contains an unrivalled collection of locomotives, rolling stock, railway equipment, documents and…

York Dungeons

The York Dungeon brings York's horrible history to life with 11 live shows, actors and special effects.Travel to the dark depths of York Prison where murderer, thief, and infamous highwayman Dick Turpin awaits his death at the gallows.After years of stealing livestock, robbing stage‐coaches and murdering those who…

Castle Howard

Castle Howard is one of Britain's finest stately homes, located in the beautiful Howardian Hills, fifteen miles northeast of the famous city of York.Built in 1699, Castle Howard is, today, still the private home of the Howard family. As a major tourist attraction the house receives hundreds of…

Beningbrough Hall and Gardens

York's county house and garden, this imposing Georgian Mansion was built in 1716 and contains one of the most empressive baroque interiors in England. Exceptional wood carving, an unusual central corridor running the full length of the house, and over 100 pictures on loan from the National…

Duncombe Park

Delightful home of Lord and Lady Feversham. Unoccupied by the family for over 60 years. Now fully restored as a family home. Your memorable day in the country includes a detailed guided tour of the house coupled with breathtaking views from the magnificent broadwalks within the eighteenth…

Jorvik

Between 1976 and 1981, visitors to York from all over the world watched as some of the best preserved remains of the Viking world came to light. York Archaeological Trust discovered wooden houses which stood to over 2 metres in height, fence lines, alleyways and backyards. …

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Want to see what other attractions to visit when in York? See our list of attractions in York, including theme parks, castles, historic houses, zoos and many more family days out.