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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

08
SEP
York Stage Musicals: Priscilla Queen of the Desert
Grand Opera House York

Based on the smash‐hit movie Priscilla Queen of the Desert: The Musical is the heart warming uplifting adventure of three friends Tick Bernadette and Adam a glamorous Sydney‐based performing trio who agree to take their show to the middle of the Australian…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: +44(0)1904 678714
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10
SEP
York Does Vintage
Merchant adventurer's Hall

So its the 6th year of York Does Vintage how did that happen The first fair of the season is always a great day a lovely excuse to blow the cobwebs away brave the winter and have a fun day…

Location: 1.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07824 559272
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13
SEP
Networking Every Wednesday
Natural Entrepreneurs Workspace

Networking Every WednesdayNetwork with fellow entrepreneurs every Wednesday morning at the Natural Entrepreneurs Workspace in York.A networking event with a focus on getting to know everyone in the room build relationships and support each other in our businesses.There will be an opportunity…

Location: 2.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01904 632371
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21
SEP
Country Superstars | Grand Opera House York
Grand Opera House York

The show features 10 Superstars including Patsy Cline Billie Jo Spears Kenny Rogers Willie Nelson and John DenverGlen Campbell Tammy Wynette and Garth Brooks and Johnny Cash.Each artist not only looks and sounds like the Country Star they portray these performers transform…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08448 713024
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22
SEP
An Evening Of Dirty Dancing | Grand Opera House Yo
Grand Opera House York

Now in its 7th record‐breaking year An Evening of Dirty Dancing: The Tribute Show is a 5 star homage to the greatest movie soundtrack of all time. The original concert celebration of the iconic music from the multi‐award winning soundtrack to Dirty…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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24
SEP
York's Vintage and Creative Wedding Fair
Merchant Adventurers Hall

We are absolutely thrilled to be bringing our Yorks vintage and creative wedding fair back to the atmospheric Merchant Adventurers Hall Expect an eclectic array of vintage and vintage inspired wedding stands set in a building steeped in history. Alongside the…

Location: 1.1 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 07824 559272
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27
SEP
Jackson Live
Grand Opera House York

Michael Jackson is not only remembered as one of the most influential artists of all time but many of todays artists have been inspired by his iconic style. His career spanned nearly five decades of music and he was continually at the…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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28
SEP
The Dreamboys
Grand Opera House York

The Dreamboys are without a shadow of a doubt the UKs top male strip show perfect for a girls night out with all your friends. Their showcase is unquestionably the most famous male stripper act the UK has ever produced. With special…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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16
OCT
A Judgement In Stone | Grand Opera House York
Grand Opera House York

Building on the phenomenal decade‐long success of The Agatha Christie Company Bill Kenwright presents a new production adapted from one of the most celebrated works of the writer often hailed as the successor to Agatha Christie. Eunice struggles to fit in. When…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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31
OCT
John Mayall in Concert Grand Opera House York
Grand Opera House York

Regarded by many as blues most influential artist Johns band The Bluesbreakers launched the careers of many true legends including Eric Clapton Mick Fleetwood John McVie Peter Green and Mick Taylor.64 albums later and Johns captivating and authentic sound is still as…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08448 713024
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02
NOV
Greg Davies You Magnificent Beast
York Barbican Centre

Greg Davies You Magnificent Beast at York Barbican Centre in York on Thursday 02 November 2017. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Greg Davies You Magnificent Beast tickets so weve done the legwork for…

Location: 1.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

04
NOV
The ELO Experience
Grand Opera House

In 2016 The ELO Experience will be celebrating their 10th year of bringing the music of Jeff Lynne and The Electric Light orchestra to the live stage.The ELO Experience are the worlds foremost tribute to The Electric Light Orchestra. With a sensational…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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10
NOV
The Chicago Blues Brother Back In Black | Grand Op
Grand Opera House York

The award‐winning spectacular is Europes biggest and best‐loved production of the Blues Brothers. The show is a high‐octane adrenaline‐pumping musical mash‐up that presents the best material from the original Blues Brothers movies and is jam‐packed full of songs by legends such as…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08448 713024
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13
NOV
Psychic Sally: Kisses To Heaven | Grand Opera Hous
Grand Opera House York

Sallys live psychic show is completely spontaneous; each show is unique and Sally herself doesnt know what the message will be on the night. Sally has to trust spirit and the messages that they give her. During the show Sally will pick…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 08448 713024
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05
DEC
The Simon & Garfunkel Story Grand Opera House York
Grand Opera House York

Direct from its success in Londons West End a sold out UK tour and standing ovations at every performance The Simon & Garfunkel Story is back Using huge projection photos and original film footage this 50 Anniversary Celebration also features a full…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08448 713024
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07
DEC
Mercury: The Ultimate Queen Tribute Band. Grand Op
Grand Opera House York

Winners of the National Tribute Awards 2013 Mercury have firmly established themselves as one of the worlds most authentic tributes to Queen. The show includes fantastic and authentic performances of the most popular Queen hits such as Bohemian Rhapsody Radio Ga Ga…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08448 713024
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09
DEC
ALADDIN
Joseph Rowntree Theatre

Its time for yet another rollicking romp of a panto and this year Rowntree Players are whizzing you off to Peking to enjoy the perennial favourite Aladdin.In the depths of China the evil Abanazar will stop at nothing to gain control of…

Location: 1.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01904 501935
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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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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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