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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.

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Forthcoming events in York

15
DEC
Beauty and the Beast
Grand Opera House York

After their box office record breaking Panto last year Three Bears Productions are back at Grand Opera House with one Pantos greatest stories ‐ Beauty and the Beast. Starring iconic boy band Blues Antony Costa Home and Aways Lynne McGranger Coronation Streets…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01904 678714
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19
JAN
Absolute Bowie
Fibbers York

Absolute Bowie: Celebrating the life of David BowieThere will only ever be one David Bowie he was unique in every way and an inspiration to millions. Absolute Bowie Europes Finest David Bowie Tribute continue to celebrate the life and music of the…

Location: 0.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07515 352872
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20
JAN
DANE BAPTISTE | G.O.D (Gold. Oil. Drugs.)
The Basement

Fresh from hosting Live at the Apollo and another total sell out run at the Edinburgh Fringe Dane Baptiste takes his third smash hit show G.O.D. Gold. Oil. Drugs. on an extended World Tour in 2018His UK leg features 21 dates including…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 02072 843444
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20
JAN
Only Fools and 3 Courses Interactive Dinner Show W
Mercure Wetherby Hotel

Only Fools and 3 Courses Dinning InvitationJoin us for the Dinner event of the year which combines fine food and Comedy action served up ONLY FOOLS AND HORSES style.Marlene & Boycie are hosting a Gala Dinner but will things go to…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772 691284
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23
JAN
Cilla
Grand Opera House York

Cilla ‐ The Musical is the new spectacular and heart‐warming musical adaptation of the critically acclaimed hit ITV television series by Bafta Award winner Jeff Pope. It tells the extraordinary story of the teenage girl from Liverpool whose teenage dreams of stardom…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01904 678714
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25
JAN
Yorkshire Scandals
Friargate Theatre

A Yorkshire TragedyWritten by William Shakespeare or Thomas Middleton directed by Ben PrusinerA Jacobean domestic tragedy originally assigned to Shakespeare but causing hot debate for centuries A Yorkshire Tragedy is a verse re‐telling of the true crime scandal of the murderous gambler…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07568 487761
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01
FEB
Barry Steele & Friends - The 30 Special 'The Roy O
Grand Opera House York

Hes the man with the sunglasses and the black suit who delivered some of the worlds darkest and most emotional ballads yet Texas‐born Roy Orbison remains one of the most distinctive looking and sounding performers in modern music despite dying 30…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01904 678714
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03
FEB
Joe Brown
Grand Opera House York

Multi‐talented Joe Brown MBE has seen 5 decades of success in the entertainment industry. He began in the 1950s with mainly stage and television work then concentrated more on the music rock & Roll and…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

04
FEB
An Evening with Boycott & Aggers
Grand Opera House York

As England battle down under to retain the Ashes Boycott and Aggers will be watching every ball. Win lose or draw our Geoffrey will tell Jona‐than exactly what he thinks about the players their performance and many other subjects in this brilliant…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01904 678705
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15
FEB
Psychic Switch - York
Best Western York Pavilion Hotel

Buy your tickets now and receive your E‐Tickets instantly. Advance bookings only we do not sell tickets on the door.See 4 different PsychicsMediums on your table.Psychic Switch Event will be held on Thurs 15th Feb 2018 at the BW Pavillion Hotel York…

Location: 1.6 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: Seew ebsite
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17
FEB
Sophie Willan Branded Tour 2018
Selby Town Hall

After the award winning critically acclaimed sell out success of her second comedy hour at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival with her show Branded ‐ Bolton born Sophie Willan has announced a 33‐date tour for 2018. The tour starts on 8th February…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02072 843444
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01
MAR
An Ellen Kent Production: Madama Butterfly
Grand Opera House

Introducing the celebrated soprano Maria HeeJung Kim from the Korean National Opera Seoul and the international soprano Alyona KistenyovaWinner of The Best Opera Award Liverpool Daily Post Theatre Awards.Back by overwhelming public demand this award winning Opera returns with exquisite sets including…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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JUN
Hot Air Balloon Rides - Yorkshire Experiences
Yorkshire

Enjoy a hot air balloon ride across Yorkshire on this hot air balloon ride experience.Further information:https:sites.google.comviewhot‐air‐balloon‐experiencesGift vouchers:http:tidd.lyf8681898Balloon rides take place at dawn or dusk and the whole experience lasts around 3‐4 hours. Your pilot will give you a full safety briefing and…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

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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…

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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