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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Whether you're staying for the night or a few days, check out the choice of local hotels.

Restaurants in York

Restaurants in York

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Forthcoming events in York

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SEP
Grand Opera House, York: Shrek
Grand Opera House

The smash hit blockbuster is back ‐ and larger than life Based on the story and characters from the Oscar‐winning DreamWorks Animation film this hilarious and spectacular production turns the world of fairytales upside down in an all‐singing all‐dancing must‐see musical comedy.Join…

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SEP
Build a Rocket
York Theatre Royal

Following international acclaim and an award‐winning run at the Adelaide Fringe Festival this powerful and uplifting one‐woman show about a young mother from Scarborough returns to embark on an extensive UK tour. Winner of the Holden Street Theatres Edinburgh Fringe Award 2018…

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Wedding Fair- York Wedding Suppliers
The Grange Hotel

An opportunity to meet some of the best wedding suppliers in York at this wedding fair run by our members. The Grange Hotel is a 4 star luxury boutique hotel situated just outside the city centre walls. The perfect venue for your…

Category: Lifestyle

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01
OCT
Grand Opera House, York: Joseph
Grand Opera House

Retelling the Biblical story of Joseph his eleven brothers and the coat of many colours this magical musical is full of unforgettable songs including Go Go Go Joseph Any Dream Will Do Jacob and Sons Close Every Door To Me and many…

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OCT
Armistead Maupin
Grand Opera House, York

Armistead Maupin LGBT activist and much‐loved author will be embarking on his first ever UK tour this autumn. Americas ultimate storyteller will recount his favourite tales from the past four decades offering his own engaging observations on society and the world we…

Category: Gay & Lesbian

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NOV
John Mayall's 85th Anniversary Tour
York Barbican

Johns early band John Mayall and The Bluesbreakers counted amongst its members Eric Clapton Peter Green John McVie & Mick Fleetwood Fleetwood Mac Andy Fraser Free Mick Taylor The Stones Still a prolific writer and performer he has recently released the album…

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MAR
MJR present THE BOYS ARE BACK TOUR
York Barbican

An evening of late 90s boyband nostalgia 4 of the eras biggest pop bands take to the stage on a multi bill extravaganza for 30 dates across the UK in 2020 Celebrating a decade of wild boys of pop MJR bring you…

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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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