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.

Tourist information York

Tourist Information

Everything you need to know if you're visiting York as a visitor or a resident.

Hotels in York

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Restaurants in York

Restaurants in York

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Forthcoming events in York

01
MAR
All Things Bright
York Fine Arts

York Fine Arts is delighted to announce All Things Bright a vibrant mixed exhibition of work that takes the love of contemporary fine art to chromatic new heights. Featuring a bold collection of original paintings by some of the gallerys most popular…

Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01904 634221
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07
MAR
Crafty Women in the Eighteenth Century
York Mansion House

Join us for a drink and evening lecture that will illuminate the world of female craftsmanship in the 18th Century. Dr Chloe Wigston Smith University of York will be discussing the fascinating story of Hannah Robertson who claimed to be the illegitimate…

Category: Family Events

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10
MAR
York Resolution Run 5k / 10k
The Knavesmire

Whats your resolution this year If youre looking to shed a few pounds aiming to be a bit healthier or just looking for something fun to do with friends we can help.Take part in a Resolution Run near you this spring. We…

Category: Sports

TEL: 02079 401344
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10
MAR
York Resolution Run 2019 5k/10k
The Knavesmire

Whats your resolution this year If youre looking to shed a few pounds aiming to be a bit healthier or just looking for something fun to do with friends we can help.Take part in a Resolution Run near you this spring. We…

Category: Sports

TEL: 03003 300740
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11
MAR
Grand Opera House York - Elmer the Patchwork Eleph
Grand Opera House

Elephants as everyone knows are big have trunks and are grey. But Elmer is a patchwork of brilliant colours His fun‐loving and cheerful personality keeps everyone in a playful mood until the day he gets tired of being different and tries to…

Category: Family Events

TEL: 01904 678714
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14
MAR
Nish Kumar - UK Tour 2019
Grand Opera House York

Its In Your Nature to Destroy YourselvesThe title is a quote from Terminator 2. There will be jokes about politics mankinds capacity for self‐destruction and whether it will lead to the end of days. Good fun stuff. …

TEL: 08448 713024
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30
MAR
Vintage Fair York
Society

In collaboration with York Fashion Week 2019 The Antiques Centre York is joining forces with the wonderful charity Sue Ryder. They are bringing together local independent businesses to give you a fun filledday of vintage clothing vintage jewellery accessories and…

Category: Lifestyle

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30
MAR
Vintage Fair York, Society, Saturday 30th March, F
Society

Vintage Fair ‐York selling vintage clothing accessories and jewellery and so much more Find us at Society 30th March Free EntryIn collaboration with York Fashion Week 2019 The Antiques Centre York is joining forces with the wonderful charity Sue Ryder. They are…

Category: Miscellaneous

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05
APR
THE ZOMBIES SINGER COLIN BLUNSTONE SOLO UK TOUR
Pocklington Arts Centre

Too much excitement. The Zombies are to be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in March as one of the class of 2019 alongside Roxy Music The Cure & Stevie Nicks 5 out of the 7 bands being inducted…

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06
APR
Vale Velo Sportive, 98, 73, 49 Miles, Sat 6th Apri
York Auction Centre

The course allows you to chip away at the miles while tackling occasionally testing terrain. With almost 4000ft of climbing over the Epic route this is a quick and speedy course presenting to you some of the best views the Vale of…

Category: Sports

TEL: 01425 653372
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20
APR
Corduroys, The Return of the Fabric Four
Fibbers (Barfly York)

Corduroyarrived on theAcid Jazzscene in early 1992. Self‐styled as theFabric Four they cut a striking presence with their soundtrack for the beatific generation.Their trilogy ofalbums onAcid Jazz Records Dad Man Cat High Havoc and Out Of Here drew on their unifying love…

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30
APR
Speed Dating in York
Banyan

York Speed DatingHow speed dating in York worksA great event to go to is Speed Dating in York. How it works is our friendly professional hosts will greet you and they will settle you in by briefly explaining the format…

Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02380 784694
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05
JUN
The UK Careers Fair in York - 5th June
The De Grey Rooms

. Are you looking for a Career Looking for the right career can often be time‐consuming and frustrating. The York Careers Fair offers candidates from all backgrounds experience and education level the opportunity to speak to an abundance of local employers all…

Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 08006 891725
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07
JUN
Carter Jonas LandAid Pedalthon
Castle Howard

The annual business charity cycling event Carter Jonas LandAid Pedalthon takes place on Friday 7 June 2019 starting and ending at Castle Howard. Cyclists have a choice of 30 50 and 75 mile routes through the glorious Yorkshire countryside over moors and…

Category: Sports

TEL: 02075 183251
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Tourist Attractions


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…

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…

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…

National Railway Museum

Discover over 300 years of history and over a million wonderful objects.Marvel at iconic locomotives, watch engineering work in progress in the Workshop, browse our object‐filled Warehouse, or let off steam in the outdoor play area.…

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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.


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