What's on inBishopthorpe

Welcome to Bishopthorpe

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Bishopthorpe - 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 Bishopthorpe to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Bishopthorpe

26
NOV
The Sensational 60s Experience - 50th Anniversary
Grand Opera House York

The ultimate 60s extravaganza touring the UK on its 50th anniversary. For one night only six legendary names from the 1960s take to the stage and deliver to you a night never to be forgotten.Hermans Hermits The Swinging Blue Jeans Dave Berry…

Location: 3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08448 713024
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28
NOV
An Evening of Burlesque
Grand Opera House York

Direct from Londons West End tantalising yet tasteful camp and colourful. Elegant showgirls combine Parisian charm with Las Vegas glamour.Marrying live vocal talent with the art of burlesque ‐ comedy magic and vocal harmony combine…

Location: 3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

30
NOV
York Does Vintage
The Merchant Adventurers' Hall

Winner of an Outstanding Customer Service Award and shortlisted for TWO National Vintage Awards; York Does Vintage has fast become a firm favorite on the vintage scene attracting up to 2100 visitors. THE vintage stallholders are hand‐picked and offer a wealth of…

Location: 3.1 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 07896 840397
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06
DEC
Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves
Joseph Rowntree Theatre

NO PERFORMANCE SUNDAY EVENING MATINEES ON SATURDAY AND SUNDAY AT 2.30PMRowntree Players is delighted to announce that the Pantomime this year will be Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves.The sun is shining out in the deserts of Egypt but in the shade…

Location: 4.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07927 026071
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06
DEC
Smirnoff's Big Night Out
Kuda, York

Think BIG production and BIG entertainmentBig Night Out is all about transforming your local venue to somethingspectacular whether its the lasers of Ibiza or the gymnasts from theCircus. ...Description:Think BIG production and BIG entertainmentBig Night Out is all about transforming your local…

Location: 3 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07734 805817
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07
DEC
Toby Jepson
Fibbers (Barfly York)

Toby Jepson at Fibbers Barfly York in York on Sunday 07 December 2014. We love live events and we know you love them too. Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from reputable companies including Ticketmaster…

Location: 3.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

09
DEC
Christmas Concert
Central Methodist Church

York Musical Society perform a range of traditional and modern festive music. Accompanied by David Pipe on the organ and conducted by Richard Shephard. Mince pies and coffee will be for sale after the concert.…

Location: 3.2 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL:
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12
DEC
Cinderella The Most Magical Family
Grand Opera House York

CinderellaGRAND OPERA HOUSE YORKFriday 12 December 2014 Sunday 4 January 2015Starring.ANITA HARRIS STUART WADE and TOM OWENNew Pantomime Productions return to the Grand Opera House York for the 16th year this Christmas with their spectacular family pantomime Cinderella. ANITA HARRIS…

Location: 3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 08448 713024
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13
DEC
NOEL: The Wonderful Gift!
Castleford Civic Centre

A Christmas Spectacular featuring The Salvation Army Nathan Winn Castleford Academy & Wheldon Infant School & Nursery.…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07415 414018
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14
DEC
Made Locally WIth Love - Christmas
Merchant Adventurers Hall

Christmas is on its way but theres no need to rush On the 14th December Made Locally With Love will be filling the enchanting Merchant Adventurers Hall full of wonderfully talented Yorkshire based local businesses who will be there to offer you…

Location: 3.1 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01423 561431
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19
DEC
Showaddywaddy Christmas Party
York Barbican Centre

Showaddywaddy Christmas Party performs live at York Barbican Centre in York Yorkshire on Friday 19 December 2014. Buy and compare your tickets for Showaddywaddy Christmas Party at York Barbican Centre now.…

Location: 2.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

20
DEC
Roy Chubby Brown
York Barbican Centre

Roy Chubby Brown is back in town. Get ready for a barn‐storming night of jokes banter and hilarious mickey‐taking from Britains most outrageous comedian bar none Laugh till it hurts as Chubby rips into his…

Location: 2.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

13
JAN
FREE taster session at the York Rock Choir
Yearsley Grove School

Your local York choir is run by choir leader Steve Jones. We support a number of local charities raising money and awareness around North Yorkshire and as a choir we also join up with the other choirs near us to sing with…

Location: 4.8 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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14
JAN
FREE taster session at the Selby Rock Choir
Portholme Church

The Selby Rock Choir is led by singing teacher Steve Jones. The Selby branch is part of the unique national singing family that is Rock Choir. Whilst retaining our focus on Selby community causes and events the local branches of Rock Choir…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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19
JAN
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time
Grand Opera House

The National Theatres multi award‐winning production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night‐Time will come to the Grand Opera House York as part of a major tour of the UK and Ireland.Simon Stephens adaptation of Mark Haddons best‐selling novel…

Location: 3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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31
JAN
Haydn Little Organ Mass
Central Methodist Church

A choral workshop day working on Haydns Missa Sanctis Joannis de Deo. Singers are more than welcome and we will give an informal performance at 4.30pm.…

Location: 3.2 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 01759 304183
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31
JAN
Charlie Simpson
Fibbers (Barfly York)

Charlie Simpson has long and varied career behind him despite being just twenty‐six. He began as a teenager with pop band Busted a highly successful act with huge sales and two Brit Awards that paved…

Location: 3.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

09
FEB
10cc
York Barbican Centre

Join 10cc as they perform hit after hit with over 10 top ten hits including Im Not In Love Dreadlock Holiday Good Morning Judge The Things We Do For Love The Dean And I The…

Location: 2.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

10
FEB
King Charles
The Duchess York

When you are a classically trained musician who has mastered the guitar piano and cello in addition to singing I guess we can forgive you for taking the stage name King Charles. Real name Charles…

Location: 3.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

16
FEB
Monty Python's Spamalot gallops back out on tour
Grand Opera House York

Monty Pythons Spamalot gallops back out on tour to bring the West End production to theatres across the land to the sound of banging coconut shells as Joe Pasquale The Producers Im a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here reprises his much…

Location: 3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07734 805817
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25
FEB
Katherine Jenkins
York Barbican Centre

Katherine Jenkins first rose to stardom in 1998. She is a hugely popular Welsh Mezzo soprano and classical musician. Jenkins graduated with honours from the Royal Academy of Music then worked as a freelance singing…

Location: 2.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

06
MAR
Little Comets
Fibbers (Barfly York)

You know those cool guys from Little Comets right From their first single released in 2009 the british indie rock band Little Comets have come a long way. If you dont remember One Night in…

Location: 3.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

07
MAR
Count Arthur Strong
York Barbican Centre

Count Arthur Strongs new show Command Performance is so new not even he knows hes doing it yet. Dont worry about that though its never stopped him before So get your Maltesers out roll your…

Location: 2.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

14
MAR
Anton and Erin
York Barbican Centre

Anton and Erin at York Barbican Centre in York on Saturday 14 March 2015. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐ a ticket price…

Location: 2.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

08
APR
Robin Trower
York Barbican Centre

Robin Trower at York Barbican Centre in York on Wednesday 08 April 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch Robin Trower live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison…

Location: 2.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

11
APR
The Magic of Motown
Grand Opera House York

The Magic of Motown at Grand Opera House York in York on Saturday 11 April 2015. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for event fans. …

Location: 3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

17
APR
Mike The Mechanics
York Barbican Centre

Mike The Mechanics at York Barbican Centre in York on Friday 17 April 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch Mike The Mechanics live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our…

Location: 2.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

23
APR
Michael Ball
York Barbican Centre

Michael Ball Britains leading musical theatre star multi‐platinum recording artist TV and radio presenter and Olivier Award winner has announced that he will be hitting the road once more across the length and breadth of…

Location: 2.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

23
APR
The Twilight Sad
Fibbers (Barfly York)

The Twilight Sad at Fibbers Barfly York in York on Thursday 23 April 2015. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐ a ticket price…

Location: 3.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

24
APR
Seasick Steve
York Barbican Centre

American born blues musician Seasick Steve ‐ real name Steven Gene Wold ‐ has a long and distinguished career in the music industry. Learning the guitar at the age of eight Steve left home…

Location: 2.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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…

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…

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. …

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…

Yorkshire Air Museum

A Traditional Hangar Dance to Celebrate the 60th Anniversary of the Liberation of Europe. Dance the night away to the Big Band sound of the highly regarded New York Dance Band. Set in the atmospheric hangar at the Yorkshire Air Museum with the unique backdrop of the Halifax…

Derwent Valley Light Railway

The railway in its current form began in 1989, with the arrival of the Great Yorkshire Preservation Society, formerly based at Starbeck, near Harrogate. The society was looking for a new home as they had been asked to vacate their site on the old locomotive sheds at Starbeck…

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