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

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  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 !

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  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

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    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 ?

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    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

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    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

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    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

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  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

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  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 […]

Closure Of York Florist, Garden Of Eden

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  From YorkMix.   One of York’s most colourfully creative businesses is to close after 18 years. Garden of Eden Florists on Bootham shuts its doors for the last time on Tuesday (January 31). It will allow owner Angela Ellis-Skelton to take a well-earned break. Since opening the shop in September 1998 she has only […]

Quiz: How Much Do You Know About York’s Ghosts? Here Are 13 Spookily Difficult Questions

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    By Sofia Loopuit in YorkMix.   How many spooky stories do you know about Europe’s most haunted city? We’ve put together a scarily difficult quiz about the ghosts that roam our ancient streets. If you get 13 out of 13 you are supernaturally smart…   To take the Quiz, click on the link below: […]

Beck Cleanup Day – Wednesday 14 December – 10.00 am – 3.00 pm

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  From YorkMix   Join us as we clean up Tang Hall and Osbaldwick Becks to help with future flood prevention and improve wildlife habitats, including for protected water voles. We will be litter picking, removing fly-tipping and tidying up the becks and their bank sides. Tools and gloves will be provided. Light refreshments will […]

York City Walls Update: There’s Good News And Bad News

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  From YorkMix. Last week we reported that the council had closed part of York’s city walls. It followed a routine inspection which discovered possible subsidence on the section between Fishergate Postern Tower and Fishergate Bar. The council said it had to put safety first and shut this section. Now a specialist team of experts […]

28 Things To Do In York This Weekend, November 19-20 2016

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  From YorkMix Get your skates on and head over to the York Designer Outlet this weekend, where Yorkshire’s Winter Wonderland opens for the first time this festive season. As well as the ice rink there’s Santa in his grotto and an Alpine-themed café. From Saturday at 11 am   To see lots more things […]

Competition Closes Monday 10 October ! Your Photo Could Be On The Lord Mayor Of York’s Christmas Card

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    From YorkMix. Your photograph could be on the front of the Lord Mayor of York’s Christmas card, thanks to a brand new competition. For the first time, the image on the front of the York civic party’s card will be chosen from entries to an open-call competition. And 12 other winning pix will […]

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