What's on inElvington

Welcome to Elvington

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

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Forthcoming events in Elvington

07
FEB
York Does Vintage
Merchant Adventurers Hall

Brush away the January blues and get out with some friends family on the 7 Feb to our first fair of the yearThink ... glorious vintage stalls covering homewares jewellery fashion books records and more ‐ alongside a whole host of…

Location: 6.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07824 559272
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10
FEB
Peppa Pig's Surprise
Grand Opera House York

Surprise. Peppa Pig George and their friends are back in York in a brand new live stage show Peppa Pigs Surprise.Its a lovely day and Peppa is playing outside with her friends. Mummy Pig and Daddy Pig have got a surprise for…

Location: 6.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 08448 713024
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18
FEB
Beer Tasting: Meet the Brewer
Hotel Du Vin York

Tonight well be tasting 7 excellent beers from Treboom including some of their seasonal specials‐ bottle conditioned beers with a range of delicious botantical and spice flavourings. The Treboom range includes everything from hoppy pale ales to darker spicier offerings; the emphasis…

Location: 7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07888 688767
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19
FEB
TOM STADE ‘You’re Welcome!’ UK Tour 2015/101
Duchess

Every inch a star.super confidence and charisma If comedy is the new rock n roll then Tom Stade is Keith Richards DAILY RECORD Back on the road after the sell‐out success of his month‐long run at the Edinburgh Festival earlier this year…

Location: 6.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01904 641413
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22
FEB
The Moustrap
Grand Opera House York

The legendary record‐breaking Box Office smash hit thriller returns Agatha Christies The Mousetrap.Agatha Christies The Mousetrap A classic. A landmark. A legend. The Mousetrap is famous around the world for being the longest running show of any kind in the history of…

Location: 6.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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22
FEB
The Mousetrap
Grand Opera House York

Dont miss Agatha Christies The Mousetrip Londons West End threatre has been running this well‐loved murder mystery play for the last 38 years. On November 25 2012 the play will mark its 60th birthday. A…

Location: 6.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

27
FEB
Saturday Introduction to Wine Tasting with Lunch
Hotel Du Vin York

Want to try a wide variety of wines and learn about new grape varities Want to discover which wines match best with which foods Want a fun interactive weekend course which will teach you all the basics about wine and a little…

Location: 7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07888 688767
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01
MAR
Fairport Convention
Grand Opera House, Clifford Street

Hailed as the originators of British folk‐rock music Fairport Convention remains one of the most entertaining bands on todays concert circuit. Their sell‐out gigs always attract critical acclaim and delight audiences. Fairport has a vast…

Location: 6.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

03
MAR
Sitting Room Comedy Club
Monkbar Hotel

Critically acclaimed comedy night with four of the circuits best stand‐up comedians as seen on Live at the Apollo Michael McIntyres Comedy Roadshow Have I Got News for You Mock the Week and more. Sitting Room Comedy Club recommended by The Independent…

Location: 6.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07807 476856
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04
MAR
Absolute Bowie-Celebrating the life of David Bowie
Fibbers

Absolute Bowie are Europes Best David Bowie Tribute Band. The five piece has toured all over Europe for the last 8 years faithfully performing the music of David Bowie with uncanny accuracy. The audience are taken on a journey experiencing the different…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07976 622468
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04
MAR
Puccini's Tosca
Grand Opera House York

Experience an explosion of love and treachery as Opera & Ballet International proudly presents an Ellen Kent production of Puccinis Tosca.This traditional production is a heady mixture of true love torture and treachery plus a truly blood curdling villain.Set against the beautiful…

Location: 6.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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09
MAR
Steve Steinman's - Meat Loaf Greatest Hits Tour
Grand Opera House York

Steve Steinman returns with Meat Loafs Greatest Hits.Nows your chance to enjoy the incredible stage set superb band and Steve Steinmans unique sense of humour and stage presence.This show will have you up on your feet and dancing in the aisles to…

Location: 6.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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10
MAR
Jim Davidson - Charlton Nil
Grand Opera House, Clifford Street

The peoples favourite and one of Britains greatest ever comedians Jim Davidson OBE takes to the road with his brand new show Charlton Nil. Son of a Glaswegian father born and bred in Charlton. From drummer to window cleaner via shelf stacker…

Location: 6.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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11
MAR
Barry Steele & Friends - The Orbison Story
Grand Opera House, Clifford Street

This celebration of The Big Os musical legacy is quite simply unmissable as Barry Steele takes you on this specially revamped musical journey in time from the early sun years right through to the late 80s and also includes a special tribute…

Location: 6.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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13
MAR
Simply The Best Divas
Grand Opera House, Clifford Street

Join X‐Factor finalists Amelia Lily Rachel Adedeji and Niki Evans alongside a full West End cast in this brand new concert spectacular featuring the biggest hits videos and dance routines from the worlds most celebrated divas.Adele ‐ Beyonce Madonna Kylie…

Location: 6.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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14
MAR
The 39 Steps
Grand Opera House, Clifford Street

Based on a comic adaptation for the classic whodunnit The 39 Steps at The Criterion Theatre in London has been keeping audiences in stitches since 2006. Based on the book of the same name…

Location: 6.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

17
MAR
Wolf Alice
York Barbican Centre

Ellie Rowsell Joel Amey Theo Ellis and Joff Oddie make up the alt‐rock band Wolf Alice who are again playing UK dates and appearing live at music festivals across the country. The four‐piece rock…

Location: 6.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

24
MAR
Chocolate and Wine Matching Workshop
Hotel Du Vin York

Some people love to drink wine with their chocolate but many others find that the two together can be an odd combination as chocolate can make wine taste drying and thin. But we have the solution. The key to matching wine and…

Location: 7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07888 688767
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26
MAR
An Evening of Burlesque
Grand Opera House, Clifford Street

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: 6.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

29
MAR
Goodnight Mister Tom
Grand Opera House, Clifford Street

Now a modern classic Michelle Magorians wonderfully uplifting tale is brought gloriously to life in this magical stage adaptation by David Wood. Set during the dangerous build up to the Second World War Goodnight Mister Tom follows young William Beech who is…

Location: 6.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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04
APR
Let It Be
Grand Opera House, Clifford Street

Let it Be is atheatre show that celebrates 50 years of the Beatles ever popular style of rock and roll. This show is filled with a whole host of the Beatles best known tracks allowing…

Location: 6.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

11
APR
The Rocky Horror Show
Grand Opera House, Clifford Street

The worlds favourite rock n roll musical is back by popular demand to thrill you once again with its frothy fun and naughty momentsFollowing over 40 years of worldwide productions Richard OBriens Rocky Horror Show is a non‐stop partyStarring Diana Vickers as…

Location: 6.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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13
APR
Happy & Glorious
Joseph Rowntree Theatre

Happy & Glorious; Celebrating 90 glorious years of musicals for the Queens Birthday. Featuring musicals such as West Side Story Phantom of the Opera Wicked Mamma Mia Les Miserables and many more The Company who brought you the sell‐out show When The…

Location: 7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01904 612961
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14
APR
Riverdance
York Barbican Centre

If you didn't already know Riverdance is a show consisting of traditional Irish stepdancing and has become a huge phenomena since appearing at the 1994 Eurovision Song Contest. Husband and wife team John McColgan and…

Location: 6.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

19
APR
Menopause: The Musical
Grand Opera House York, Clifford Street

Menopause The Musical starring Linda Nolan is an hysterical and uplifting show packed full of one‐liners about hot flushes and memory.Menopause The Musical is an hysterical and uplifting show packed full of one‐liners about hot flushes and memory loss backed by an…

Location: 6.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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22
APR
Tell Me On A Sunday
Grand Opera House York, Clifford Street

Following the sell out 2010 UK tour Andrew Lloyd Webber and Don Blacks Tell Me On A Sunday returns for 2011. Remodeled for Claire Sweeney by the masters of musical theatre with an exclusive new…

Location: 6.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

23
APR
The Magic of Motown
Grand Opera House York, Clifford Street

Britains biggest Motown spectacular embarks on its nationwide tour with an all‐new all‐star show.Celebrating its 12th incredible year with more chart toppers than ever before. Featuring the music of the Four Tops Supremes Temptations Jackson 5 Isley Brothers Stevie Wonder Marvin Gaye…

Location: 6.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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24
APR
The Carpenters Story
Grand Opera House York, Clifford Street

The award‐winning Carpenters Story celebrates the music of one of the most successful pop duos in music history Richard & Karen Carpenter.Its Yesterday Once More enjoy all the timeless classics of The Carpenters with the award‐winning Carpenters Story as it celebrates the…

Location: 6.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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26
APR
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
Grand Opera House York, Clifford Street

Having enjoyed sensational reviews Bill Kenwrights Amazing Superb Wonderful and Brilliant production of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webbers sparkling family musical continues to enjoy huge success across the country with standing ovations at every…

Location: 6.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

03
MAY
HMS Pinafore
Grand Opera House York, Clifford Street

HMS Pinafore is one of the most popular Gilbert & Sullivan operas. Enjoy this new interpretation showcasing the infectious tunes and beautifully constructed libretto.Sasha Regan returns with one of the most popular Gilbert & Sullivan operas following her hugely successful all‐male production…

Location: 6.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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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…

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…

York Minster

One of Europe's finest cathedrals, in the heart of Northern England. From Roman times to the present day the site on which York Minster stands has been at the very centre of England's religious and political life. 'The Story of the Minster through the Ages' is…

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