Meet The York Internet Sensation Whose Viral Videos Have Clocked Up 600 Million Views


  From YorkMix.   She’s an internet sensation whose videos go viral, who can see a single Instagram post shared 700,000 times, and who has interviewed everyone from Al Gore to Will Arnett. And she’s from York! Amber Doig-Thorne is an online superstar. Her Facebook videos have clocked up more than 600 million views since […]

Green Transport ! York Car Parking Spaces Replaced With Grass And Deckchairs


  From YorkMix.   What’s the best way to reclaim the streets from the car? Well that’s a turf call… Four spaces in York’s Castle car park were grassed over by campaigners on Friday (September 15) for International Park(ing) Day. After paying for the spaces for two hours, they turned them into a mini park, […]

Piedays At New Restaurant In York – No.88 Walmgate


  From YorkMix.   Every Friday in October is ‘pieday’ at No.88 Walmgate at Hotel Indigo York – Diners can enjoy a free glass of wine or craft ale (or soft drink) with every pie ordered. No. 88 Walmgate is the latest restaurant to open in York’s most foodie of destinations. Inspiring diners to delight […]

The 12 York Pubs That Have Made It Into The Good Beer Guide 2018


    From YorkMix.   The beer bible is out – so which of York’s many brilliant pubs have made the cut? Just published, CAMRA’s Good Beer Guide 2018 is the best way to find great pubs serving terrific ales. It’s on sale here. Edited by Roger Protz, – special guest at this month’s York Beer Festival – the guide […]

Traffic To Be Reversed On Fossgate As Pedestrians Are Made The Priority


  From YorkMix.   Everything’s going a bit back to front on Fossgate. The flow of traffic on the street is being reversed in order to make it more welcoming to residents and shoppers. In an experimental move, the street will become also become a ‘pedestrian priority zone’. Between 8am and 6pm only pedestrians, cyclists, […]

Video And Pix: Coppergate Centre Gets The Works !

The Works

  From YorkMix.   Balloons and cheers brightened up a grey Friday morning as York celebrated a special shop opening. Not only did it mark the moment when The Works moved into the Coppergate Centre – it was also the opening of the gift chain’s 400th store. And to celebrate, the company is giving away […]

Food, Music, A Special Guest And 40,000 Pints – York Beer Festival Is Back

Beer Fest

  By Nick Love in YorkMix.   For four days every September more than 10,000 people gather on a big field in York and drink more than 40,000 pints of beer and cider. It’s not some bizarre cult devoted to worshipping Silenus and Dionysus, the Greek gods of beer, but York Beer Festival. Already established […]

New Shop To Open At The Red Devil’s Home On Stonegate

Printer's Devil, Stonegate

  From YorkMix.   The famous Stonegate Devil is about to see new residents move into his shop. The much-photographed imp perches on the corner of 33 Stonegate, which will soon be home to a fashion and homeware shop. This historic building has been empty since the closure of Old Guys Rule in June 2016. Now it […]

30 Things To Do In York This Weekend, July 8-9 2017


    From YorkMix.   It’s the first ever York Proms this Sunday – but it doesn’t make our list only because the show is already sold out. If you’ve missed out, don’t panic there’s loads more to do – from cheering on dragons to street parties to music festivals. As always, York’s comprehensive guide […]

43 Things To Do In York This Weekend, June 24-25 2017


  From YorkMix.   This weekend is more jam packed than a suitcase full of jam jammed into a jam factory. Cosplay and fantasy fun at the Comic Con, free tours and entry to museums, the cycle rally on Knavesmire and world-leading tattooists in New Earswick… As always, York’s comprehensive guide to York is yours […]

York’s Best Beer Gardens, Updated For 2017. Cheers !

Beer Garden

  From YorkMix.   Get out, and stay out. That’s the message the hot and sunny weather is sending us. And it made us think: it’s about time we updated our guide to York’s best beer gardens. Thanks to nominations from YorkMix readers – and our own diligent research of course – here’s a thoroughly […]

Plan To Turn York Shop Into A Burger Restaurant


    From YorkMix.     A chain of upmarket burger restaurants is planning to convert a York shop into one of its outlets. The Handmade Burger Co already has branches in Leeds, Hull and Sheffield. Now it wants to bring the concept to York. It has applied to City of York Council for a […]

24 Pictures Of Classic Old Chocolates And Sweets – How Many Do You Remember ?


    From YorkMix.   What an assortment! York Castle Museum has gone through its confectionery collection for its latest exhibition and come up with these gems. Curators have unearthed unusual sweet and chocolate collections, including rarely seen advertising and packaging for brands such as KitKat, After Eight, Yorkie and Terry’s Chocolate Orange, sweet making […]

29 Things To Do In York This Weekend, April 1-2 2017


    From YorkMix.   York’s big car boot sale is back – it must be spring! Plus a fab new choccy exhibition, two days of wonderful singing, a brand new print and publishing event, and much more. As always, just click on the link below to see York’s comprehensive guide to What’s On:   […]

36 Things To Do In York This Weekend, March 25-26 2017


    From YorkMix.   Step into spring this Mother’s Day weekend with beautiful plants for the garden and interior designs for the home. Whether you’re taking your mum to see Marc Almond or the Chimpanzees of Happytown, you are sure to have a happening weekend. As always, York’s comprehensive guide to things do to […]

22 Things To Do In York This Weekend, February 11-12, 2017


  From YorkMix.   It’s another vintage weekend in York, with retro shopping and classic pop. But there’s also cutting edge contemporary comedy and a dystopian vision of the future… As always, York’s comprehensive guide to What’s on is just a click away, so hit the link below:   Link to YorkMix

One Hundred Indie York Businesses To Get On The Map


  From YorkMix.   Do you run an independent business in York – or have a favourite one? Then this could be for you. A new map and website is aiming to drive more business to the the city’s brilliant unique businesses. And the organisers hope it will help to alleviate the problems caused by […]

18 Things To Do In York This Weekend, Feb 4-5 2017


  From YorkMix.   Hollywood heroes of the past, fictional war heroes from the future and comedy from the here and now this weekend. As always, York’s comprehensive guide to What’s On is here.  Just click on the link below:   Link to Things To Do in York

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