What's on inSelby

Welcome to Selby

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

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Forthcoming events in Selby

09
JUL
Elkie Brooks
Grand Opera House

Lancashire lass Elkie Brooks began her professional career as a singer at the age of 15. In the 1960s she supported The Beatles at their Christmas Show in London and her profile began to rise…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

10
JUL
Let's Twist Again
Grand Opera House

Love 50s and 60s music Then you will love Lets Twist Again. Now it its fourth successive year and wowing audiences everywhere it plays Starring BBCs Strictly Come Dancing lead singer Chris Madin with a full company of critically acclaimed artistes and…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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10
JUL
The Casebook of Sherlock Holmes
Burnby Hall Gardens and Museum

Detective Sherlock Holmes has a mysterious new case to investigate when summoned to a nunnery deep in the English countryside. Holmes and his companion Dr Watson join the search for the most elusive piece of treasure known to mankind. With a missing…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01759 307125
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11
JUL
Snake Davis
Grand Opera House

Sultry sax searing sax screaming sax sexy sax soulful sax this show has it all. An instrumental solo can break hearts lift spirits even change lives in extreme cases. Sax is the favourite instrument for many folk and for good reason. Saxophone…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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11
JUL
Alan Carr
York Barbican Centre

Known as Chatty Man and Spexy Beast this witty English comedian and personality burst onto TV screens after winning a BBC New Comedy Award in 2001. With two arena tours under his belt this…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

13
JUL
Derren Brown the multi-award winning master
Grand Opera House York

The multi‐award winning acknowledged master of psychological illusion is back on tour in 2015 with a brand new one‐man show. Having confessed that performing live on stage gives him the greatest pleasure Derren is once again looking forward to the challenge that…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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13
JUL
The Stranglers
Fibbers (Barfly York)

The Stranglers are pleased to announce a full UK tour in March 2012 the band have been busy in the studio writing and recording their seventeenth studio album which is due for release next year.…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

14
JUL
Derren Brown
Grand Opera House York

Derren Brown is a British illusionist and magician born in London England. While at university a show performed by hypnotist Martin Taylor inspired him to learn the art of illusion hypnosis and sleight of…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

15
JUL
Summer Adventure Stockeld Park 2015
Stockeld Park

Stockeld Park is an award winning family day out perfectly situated between Leeds and Harrogate. Stockeld Parks Summer Adventure ‐ where magic is made & adventures begin.... Nestled within ancient woodland Stockeld Park hosts its Adventure seasons. With a retro roller rink…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01937 586333
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24
JUL
The Secret Garden
Burnby Hall Gardens and Museum

Join young Mary Lennox on her journey of discovery as she travels to her uncles house deep in the Yorkshire countryside where unexpected friends and very magical creatures help her unlock the mystery of the secret garden. This most enchanting story loved…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01759 307125
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24
JUL
Tom Jones
York Racecourse

Tom Jones may be approaching 70 but he shows little sign of slowing down. Born Thomas Jones Woodward in 1940 he was awarded an OBE by the Queen. He has had an extremely…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

25
JUL
Scouting for GirlS
York Racecourse

Signing with Epic Records back in 2007 prior to the release of their first single Its Not About You Scouting For Girls will be playing to a sell‐out crowd thanks in part to their huge…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

29
JUL
We Are Augustines
The Duchess York

We Are Augustines at The Duchess York in York on Wednesday 29 July 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. Let us…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

30
JUL
Grand Opera House York Stage Experience
Grand Opera House

West Side Story one of the all‐time great American musicals... Winner of ten Academy Awards and two Tony Awards Leonard Bernsteins West Side Story is one of the all‐time great American musicals with explosive dancing and some of the most electrifying music…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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03
AUG
East Is East
Grand Opera House

Following its sensational West End run as part of the Trafalgar Transformed season one of the best British comedies delights the nation this summer. Pakistani chip shop owner George Khan ‐ Genghis to his kids ‐ is determined to give his children…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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04
AUG
Less Than Jake
Fibbers (Barfly York)

Less Than Jake at Fibbers Barfly York in York on Tuesday 04 August 2015. Compare ticket prices from the UKs most respected and trusted ticket providers including Viagogo Seatwave GetMeIn Ticketmaster and Stubhub in order to get the best seats at the…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

12
AUG
Steve Harris
The Duchess York

Steve Harris at The Duchess York in York on Wednesday 12 August 2015. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Steve Harris tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo GetMeIn…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

12
AUG
Steve Harris British Lion
The Duchess York

Steve Harris British Lion at The Duchess York in York on Wednesday 12 August 2015. Its bloomin hard work tracking down the best seats at the best prices so why dont you let us do it. Our clever system imports all…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

14
AUG
The Oli Brown Band
The Duchess York

The Oli Brown Band at The Duchess York in York on Friday 14 August 2015. Compare ticket prices from the UKs most respected and trusted ticket providers including Viagogo Seatwave GetMeIn Ticketmaster and Stubhub in order to get the best seats at…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

17
AUG
Love Me Tender
Grand Opera House

The new musical featuring the music of Elvis Presley. From the producers of Hairspray Midnight Tango and West Side Story and comes a hilarious feel‐good musical featuring Elvis Presleys greatest hits and starring the award winning and platinum album selling singer Mica…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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19
AUG
JORVIK Medieval Festival
York and Yorkshire

The JORVIK Medieval Festival comes to take Yorkshire back to the Middle Ages each Summer. Try your hand as an eagle‐eyed archer discover mighty birds of prey with falconry demonstrations see brave knights battle in thrilling re‐enactments and spend the day in…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01904 615505
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30
AUG
Alvvays
The Duchess York

Alvvays at The Duchess York in York on Sunday 30 August 2015. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Alvvays live in the knowledge that…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

07
SEP
York Stage Musicals present Legally Blonde
Grand Opera House

Oh My God You Guys Elle Woods is back in a brand new production for 2015. Elle is the girl who has it all but when her seemingly perfect boyfriend dumps her for being more Marilyn Monroe than Jacqui Kennedy she decides…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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10
SEP
Painters of Precision
York Fine Arts

York Fine Arts is delighted to present the newest art exhibition Painters of Precision: Carl Whitfield and Michael James Smith. The exhibition brings together for the first time a spectacular collection of original paintings from two leading British artists wildlife artist Carl…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01904 634221
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12
SEP
British Heart Foundation Ride of the Roses
York Racecourse

The Ride of the Roses Bike Ride takes you on a spectacular 105 mile point to point ride passing through the red rose county of Lancashire and the white rose county of Yorkshire. Starting out from Lancaster city centre this 105 mile…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 08451 308663
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12
SEP
Jethro Tulls Ian Anderson
York Barbican Centre

Jethro Tulls Ian Anderson at York Barbican Centre in York on Saturday 12 September 2015. 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…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

14
SEP
Ruby Wax - Sane New World
Grand Opera House

Sane New World is your passport to saner living.Lakin McCarthy presentsRUBY WAXSANE NEW WORLDRuby Wax is a much loved US born comedian actor and writer based in the UK. Starting out as an actor at the RSC she went on to write…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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14
SEP
The Mavericks
York Barbican Centre

The Mavericks at York Barbican Centre in York on Monday 14 September 2015. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest The Mavericks tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo GetMeIn…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

15
SEP
Avenue Q
Grand Opera House York

Avenue Q tells the funny story of Princeton a US college graduate who has moved to the New York neighbourhood of Avenue Q in order to discover his purpose in life. Full of hilarious…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

20
SEP
York Does Vintage: Wedding Fair
Merchant adventurer's Hall

The vintage era is one of passion and romance of amazing fashion and wonderful designs. This elegance is something that you can add to your wedding to make it a really unique experience that your guests will talk about for years to…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01423 561431
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Tourist Attractions


3 Soups In A Bowl Ltd

Bowling at 3 Soups In A Bowl Ltd in Tadcaster, North Yorkshire. Contact venue on 01904744547 for opening times and entrance costs.…

Balloon Rides Ltd

Hot Air Balloons at Balloon Rides Ltd in Selby, North Yorkshire. Contact venue on 01757 288888 for opening times and entrance costs.…

Boothferry Golf Club

Boothferry Golf Club ‐ golf course in Goole, North Humberside. Contact the golf course on telephone number 01430 430364 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Boothferry Golf Club golf courseclub.…

Bowl N Fun

Bowling at Bowl N Fun in Selby, North Yorkshire. Contact venue on 01757 707074 for opening times and entrance costs.…

J C Scutt

J C Scutt ‐ golf course in York, North Yorkshire. Contact the golf course on telephone number 01904 448889 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at J C Scutt golf courseclub.…

Premier

SnookerPool Hall at Premier in Selby, North Yorkshire. Contact venue on 01757 702244 for opening times, entrance costs and snooker table informationavailability.…

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