Things To Do In York

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’

    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

    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 […]

World-Class Music, Family Fun And Films – York Venue Reveals Its New Season

  From YorkMix.   A new season of entertainment, featuring world-class musicians, family fun and film shows, has been revealed by a York venue. The National Centre for Early Music is bringing an amazing array of performances to its Walmgate home this autumn. The fabulous guitarist Richard Durrant kicks off the season on Friday (September 22) with […]

Band Mates Open York’s First Vinyl Café To Make Music Real Again

  By Robyn McEwan in YorkMix.   Three men on a music mission have opened York’s first vinyl café. The FortyFive Café on Micklegate opened on Monday, inspired by Stephen Frears’ romcom High Fidelity and influenced by Bradford’s Indy Coffee Roasters & Brew Bar. In it Dom White, Steve McNichol and Dan Kentley have crafted a unique space […]

Preview: Harrogate Autumn Flower Show – 15-17 September

    By Graham Clark in The Yorkshire Times.   One of the last great flower shows of the year is the Harrogate Autumn Flower show. Held at the Great Yorkshire Showground from Friday 15 September until Sunday 17 September the show always offers spectacular displays, lots of live entertainment and is a fantastic day out. […]

Forbidden Corner’s Yorkshire Dales Castle Folly Must Be Demolished

  From BBC News.   A castle folly built by a tourist attraction in the Yorkshire Dales must be demolished. The 32 foot (10m) decorative structure at the Forbidden Corner, near Leyburn, was built without planning consent. The Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority said the folly was unsuited to the location. The Forbidden Corner has […]

Up, Up And Away ! York To Stage Three-Day Hot Air Balloon Spectacular

        From YorkMix.   More evidence that ours is a super-soaraway city – as a hot air balloon festival is confirmed for York. Featuring three days of breathtaking flights and events, the York Balloon Fiesta 2017 will come to Knavesmire this September. A total of 50 hot air balloons, from all across […]

Grab Your Bucket And Spade ! York’s City Centre Beach Is Back

  From YorkMix.   York may not be at the seaside – but it does have a pretty nifty beach… For the second year running urban beach Coppergate Strand has opened. And the free attraction will be here throughout August. The sands at the Coppergate Centre provide a place for youngster to play and the […]

Grub Up ! What’s Happening At The York Taster Food Fest This Weekend

  By Georgia Simcock in YorkMix.   You can eat your way around the world this weekend without leaving Parliament Street. An assortment of cuisines from Jamaican to Thai, Greek to Indian, will be available to sample during the York Taster Food Festival. The little sister of September’s ten-day food jamboree, the taster fest still has […]

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:   […]

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

21 Things To Do In York This Weekend, November 5-6 2016

  From YorkMix.   Bang, whizz, ooh, ahh… It’s time to celebrate the moment when a son of York failed to dynamite Parliament, and what better way than bonfires, fireworks and sausages in baps. There are a few public displays around York, check our guide here.   To read the rest of this article, click […]

39 Things To Do In York This Half Term Holiday, October 2016

    By Mark Peat in YorkMix.   It may feel like they only just started back at school but here comes the half-term holiday again. Fortunately there’s lots in York to keep all ages happy. So here are a few ideas in the city and close by.   To read the rest of this […]

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