Things To Do In York

The Man Behind The World’s Best Restaurant Wants To Open A Venue In York

Tommy Banks

  From YorkMix.   We’ve got more than our fair share of award-winning chefs in York these days. Neil Bentinck saw his Micklegate restaurant Skosh awarded a Bib Gourmand by the Michelin Guide in September. Le Cochon Aveugle on Walmgate, run by Josh Overington, was named as one the UK’s Top Scorers in Harden’s Best UK Restaurants 2017. And Andrew […]

York The Centre Of The Sporting Universe – In E-Sports, At Least


  By Antony Higgs in YorkMix.   E-sports has taken off in Britain and York is playing a key role. Ten years ago, did you think that computer gaming would become a multi-billion pound global sport? Me neither, but that’s exactly what’s happened. E-sports – or electronic sports – is the umbrella term for organised, […]

Flower Power ! Four-Day Festival Will Celebrate York’s Growing Fame


  From YorkMix.   ‘It will be for adults, for children, for hipsters, academics, foodies, style seekers and history buffs.’ So says Lotte Inch, the curator of York’s newest festival – Bloom! Launched on Tuesday (October 31), and set to run for four days next July, Bloom! celebrates the 250th anniversary of the Ancient Society of […]

Hundreds Of Ghosts To Be Let Loose In York – Can You Catch Em All ?


    From YorkMix.   Don’t panic – but more than 300 ghosts are about to overrun our city. Happily, a gateway to the underworld hasn’t opened up underneath Clifford’s Tower. Instead the spirits are here for the first Great York Ghost Search. The free, family-friendly walking trail will see ghost hunters hunt down 26 […]

The York ME Community Coffee Club

ME Coffee Mornings

  Our Coffee Club meets on the third Wednesday of each month for a cuppa and a natter at The Novotel York. Our next get together is on Wednesday 18 October at 2 pm.  The Coffee Club is open to anyone either with ME, or friends and family looking for support from people who understand. Due […]

Bonfire Display ‘Biggest Ever’

Bonfire Night

    By Daniel Willers in The Press.   An explosive night of fun and entertainment in York, organised by North Yorkshire fire service for charity, is expected to be bigger and better than ever this year. The bonfire and fireworks display at Rawcliffe Country Park will take place on November 4 in aid of The Fire […]

Review: Son Of A Preacher Man


    From YorkMix.   There are many things to praise in this show. For a start, it is packed with Dusty Springfield songs, from the huge hits to earlier titles such as Island of Dreams. The opening of the first act, with a solo trumpet playing the first few notes of You Don’t Have To Say […]

91 Stunning Photos – And A Brilliant High-Speed Video – That Capture The Spectacle Of York’s Balloon Fiesta


    From YorkMix.   We were promised spectacle – and we certainly got it ! The first York Balloon Fiesta has provided amazing sights on Knavesmire and over York, as our great photographs by James Drury show. And many of you captured magical images and videos too. The first flights were on Friday afternoon. […]

The First York Balloon Fiesta – Everything You Need To Know


  From YorkMix.   York Balloon Fiesta is a new event on the city calendar, and once which looks set to provide some amazing sights and memories. Over three days – starting Friday and running till Sunday (October 1) 45 balloons will soar into our skies while a festival of fun takes place below. After […]

Touchdown… Tim Peake To Land His Spaceship In York

Tim Peake

    From YorkMix.   Lots of the exhibits at the National Railway Museum have many miles on the clock – but none have travelled all the way from space. That’s all about to change as the Soyuz spacecraft used by Major Tim Peake is to touchdown in the York attraction. The capsule, which blasted […]

Bats, Bikes And Birds At Nidderdale Moorland Festival This Autumn


    From The Yorkshire Times.   Bats, bikes and birds take centre stage at the Nidderdale Moorland Festival this autumn. Walks talks and workshops take place over three weeks from 7 October featuring a moorland safari, an introduction to mountain biking, and foraging the River Nidd. The celebration of Nidderdale’s internationally important heather moorlands […]

Top Bands And Big Laughs: What To Expect At Yorfest 2017


  From YorkMix.   Yorfest is back for a third year with loads of great bands, top local artists and star stand-ups. The music is spread over three stages, while leading comedian Jason Mandford brings his comedy club to Yorkfest for the first time. The festival runs from noon to 11 pm on Knavesmire and […]

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