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Rich in ancient history, romantic ambience and fun activities, York is the perfect holiday destination for couples, families and groups. Renowned for its exquisite architecture, tangle of quaint cobbled streets, iconic York Minster and wealth of visitor attractions, York is a flourishing city, just two hours by train from London.


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Delve into the city's vibrant café culture, take time out to enjoy some of the country's most talented street entertainers or simply watch the world go by while sipping a drink by the river.

Visitors to York tourism can enjoy hundreds of attractions, museums, historic buildings, tours, shops, restaurants and bars within the compact walled city. You’re never far from an awe inspiring moment. Find and book York breaks, holidays and get aways from the excellent range of hotels, B&Bs and self-catering accommodation. There is plenty of York tourist information available on attractions, events, tickets and maps from our official Visitor Information Centre which will help you get the very most from your stay in our beautiful city.

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York's Farmers' Market

Wed 1 Jan - Tue 30 Sep 2014

York Model Railway Show

Sat 19 - Mon 21 Apr 2014

York Festival of Ideas

Thu 12 - Tue 24 Jun 2014

York Early Music Festival 2014

York Early Music Festival 2014

Thu 10 - Sat 19 Jul 2014

York Mystery Plays

York Mystery Plays

Sun 13 Jul 2014

York Events Calendar

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  • Toy Stories at York Castle MuseumThu 7 Nov 2013 - Sat 31 Dec 2016Take a trip back to childhood and rediscover some of your favourite toys in this brand new exhibition.
    The Orb at York MinsterThu 14 Feb 2013 - Mon 30 May 2016A Dome of Discovery revealing world-class masterpeices in stained glass.
    Capital of the North at Yorkshire Museum & GardensThu 7 Nov 2013 - Sat 31 Dec 2016This new exhibition will tell the extraordinary story of how great swathes of the country were once ruled from within York's walls.
    Go York Guest Lectures at York St John UniversityThu 17 Oct 2013 - Tue 13 May 2014York St John University hold Go York Lectures every year. They are a set of free events that visitors, local community and students are all invited to attend.
    York's Farmers' Market at Parliament StreetWed 1 Jan - Tue 30 Sep 2014The York Farmers' markets return for 2014. Traders selling items which have been produced, grown, raised, baked or caught locally within a 40 mile radius.
    Richard III: Rumour & Reality at City Of YorkSat 1 Jun 2013 - Tue 24 Jun 2014This is your chance to help make history! A new 12-month programme of events to investigate and celebrate the life and reign of one of England's most controversial kings is starting this summer.
2
  • Toy Stories at York Castle MuseumThu 7 Nov 2013 - Sat 31 Dec 2016Take a trip back to childhood and rediscover some of your favourite toys in this brand new exhibition.
    The Orb at York MinsterThu 14 Feb 2013 - Mon 30 May 2016A Dome of Discovery revealing world-class masterpeices in stained glass.
    Capital of the North at Yorkshire Museum & GardensThu 7 Nov 2013 - Sat 31 Dec 2016This new exhibition will tell the extraordinary story of how great swathes of the country were once ruled from within York's walls.
    Go York Guest Lectures at York St John UniversityThu 17 Oct 2013 - Tue 13 May 2014York St John University hold Go York Lectures every year. They are a set of free events that visitors, local community and students are all invited to attend.
    York's Farmers' Market at Parliament StreetWed 1 Jan - Tue 30 Sep 2014The York Farmers' markets return for 2014. Traders selling items which have been produced, grown, raised, baked or caught locally within a 40 mile radius.
    Richard III: Rumour & Reality at City Of YorkSat 1 Jun 2013 - Tue 24 Jun 2014This is your chance to help make history! A new 12-month programme of events to investigate and celebrate the life and reign of one of England's most controversial kings is starting this summer.
3
  • Toy Stories at York Castle MuseumThu 7 Nov 2013 - Sat 31 Dec 2016Take a trip back to childhood and rediscover some of your favourite toys in this brand new exhibition.
    The Orb at York MinsterThu 14 Feb 2013 - Mon 30 May 2016A Dome of Discovery revealing world-class masterpeices in stained glass.
    Capital of the North at Yorkshire Museum & GardensThu 7 Nov 2013 - Sat 31 Dec 2016This new exhibition will tell the extraordinary story of how great swathes of the country were once ruled from within York's walls.
    Go York Guest Lectures at York St John UniversityThu 17 Oct 2013 - Tue 13 May 2014York St John University hold Go York Lectures every year. They are a set of free events that visitors, local community and students are all invited to attend.
    York's Farmers' Market at Parliament StreetWed 1 Jan - Tue 30 Sep 2014The York Farmers' markets return for 2014. Traders selling items which have been produced, grown, raised, baked or caught locally within a 40 mile radius.
    Richard III: Rumour & Reality at City Of YorkSat 1 Jun 2013 - Tue 24 Jun 2014This is your chance to help make history! A new 12-month programme of events to investigate and celebrate the life and reign of one of England's most controversial kings is starting this summer.
4
  • Toy Stories at York Castle MuseumThu 7 Nov 2013 - Sat 31 Dec 2016Take a trip back to childhood and rediscover some of your favourite toys in this brand new exhibition.
    The Orb at York MinsterThu 14 Feb 2013 - Mon 30 May 2016A Dome of Discovery revealing world-class masterpeices in stained glass.
    Capital of the North at Yorkshire Museum & GardensThu 7 Nov 2013 - Sat 31 Dec 2016This new exhibition will tell the extraordinary story of how great swathes of the country were once ruled from within York's walls.
    Go York Guest Lectures at York St John UniversityThu 17 Oct 2013 - Tue 13 May 2014York St John University hold Go York Lectures every year. They are a set of free events that visitors, local community and students are all invited to attend.
    York's Farmers' Market at Parliament StreetWed 1 Jan - Tue 30 Sep 2014The York Farmers' markets return for 2014. Traders selling items which have been produced, grown, raised, baked or caught locally within a 40 mile radius.
    Richard III: Rumour & Reality at City Of YorkSat 1 Jun 2013 - Tue 24 Jun 2014This is your chance to help make history! A new 12-month programme of events to investigate and celebrate the life and reign of one of England's most controversial kings is starting this summer.
5
  • Toy Stories at York Castle MuseumThu 7 Nov 2013 - Sat 31 Dec 2016Take a trip back to childhood and rediscover some of your favourite toys in this brand new exhibition.
    The Orb at York MinsterThu 14 Feb 2013 - Mon 30 May 2016A Dome of Discovery revealing world-class masterpeices in stained glass.
    Capital of the North at Yorkshire Museum & GardensThu 7 Nov 2013 - Sat 31 Dec 2016This new exhibition will tell the extraordinary story of how great swathes of the country were once ruled from within York's walls.
    Go York Guest Lectures at York St John UniversityThu 17 Oct 2013 - Tue 13 May 2014York St John University hold Go York Lectures every year. They are a set of free events that visitors, local community and students are all invited to attend.
    York's Farmers' Market at Parliament StreetWed 1 Jan - Tue 30 Sep 2014The York Farmers' markets return for 2014. Traders selling items which have been produced, grown, raised, baked or caught locally within a 40 mile radius.
    Richard III: Rumour & Reality at City Of YorkSat 1 Jun 2013 - Tue 24 Jun 2014This is your chance to help make history! A new 12-month programme of events to investigate and celebrate the life and reign of one of England's most controversial kings is starting this summer.
6
  • Toy Stories at York Castle MuseumThu 7 Nov 2013 - Sat 31 Dec 2016Take a trip back to childhood and rediscover some of your favourite toys in this brand new exhibition.
    The Orb at York MinsterThu 14 Feb 2013 - Mon 30 May 2016A Dome of Discovery revealing world-class masterpeices in stained glass.
    Capital of the North at Yorkshire Museum & GardensThu 7 Nov 2013 - Sat 31 Dec 2016This new exhibition will tell the extraordinary story of how great swathes of the country were once ruled from within York's walls.
    Go York Guest Lectures at York St John UniversityThu 17 Oct 2013 - Tue 13 May 2014York St John University hold Go York Lectures every year. They are a set of free events that visitors, local community and students are all invited to attend.
    York's Farmers' Market at Parliament StreetWed 1 Jan - Tue 30 Sep 2014The York Farmers' markets return for 2014. Traders selling items which have been produced, grown, raised, baked or caught locally within a 40 mile radius.
    Richard III: Rumour & Reality at City Of YorkSat 1 Jun 2013 - Tue 24 Jun 2014This is your chance to help make history! A new 12-month programme of events to investigate and celebrate the life and reign of one of England's most controversial kings is starting this summer.
7
  • Toy Stories at York Castle MuseumThu 7 Nov 2013 - Sat 31 Dec 2016Take a trip back to childhood and rediscover some of your favourite toys in this brand new exhibition.
    The Orb at York MinsterThu 14 Feb 2013 - Mon 30 May 2016A Dome of Discovery revealing world-class masterpeices in stained glass.
    Capital of the North at Yorkshire Museum & GardensThu 7 Nov 2013 - Sat 31 Dec 2016This new exhibition will tell the extraordinary story of how great swathes of the country were once ruled from within York's walls.
    Go York Guest Lectures at York St John UniversityThu 17 Oct 2013 - Tue 13 May 2014York St John University hold Go York Lectures every year. They are a set of free events that visitors, local community and students are all invited to attend.
    York's Farmers' Market at Parliament StreetWed 1 Jan - Tue 30 Sep 2014The York Farmers' markets return for 2014. Traders selling items which have been produced, grown, raised, baked or caught locally within a 40 mile radius.
    Richard III: Rumour & Reality at City Of YorkSat 1 Jun 2013 - Tue 24 Jun 2014This is your chance to help make history! A new 12-month programme of events to investigate and celebrate the life and reign of one of England's most controversial kings is starting this summer.
8
  • Toy Stories at York Castle MuseumThu 7 Nov 2013 - Sat 31 Dec 2016Take a trip back to childhood and rediscover some of your favourite toys in this brand new exhibition.
    The Orb at York MinsterThu 14 Feb 2013 - Mon 30 May 2016A Dome of Discovery revealing world-class masterpeices in stained glass.
    Capital of the North at Yorkshire Museum & GardensThu 7 Nov 2013 - Sat 31 Dec 2016This new exhibition will tell the extraordinary story of how great swathes of the country were once ruled from within York's walls.
    Go York Guest Lectures at York St John UniversityThu 17 Oct 2013 - Tue 13 May 2014York St John University hold Go York Lectures every year. They are a set of free events that visitors, local community and students are all invited to attend.
    York's Farmers' Market at Parliament StreetWed 1 Jan - Tue 30 Sep 2014The York Farmers' markets return for 2014. Traders selling items which have been produced, grown, raised, baked or caught locally within a 40 mile radius.
    Richard III: Rumour & Reality at City Of YorkSat 1 Jun 2013 - Tue 24 Jun 2014This is your chance to help make history! A new 12-month programme of events to investigate and celebrate the life and reign of one of England's most controversial kings is starting this summer.
9
  • Toy Stories at York Castle MuseumThu 7 Nov 2013 - Sat 31 Dec 2016Take a trip back to childhood and rediscover some of your favourite toys in this brand new exhibition.
    The Orb at York MinsterThu 14 Feb 2013 - Mon 30 May 2016A Dome of Discovery revealing world-class masterpeices in stained glass.
    Capital of the North at Yorkshire Museum & GardensThu 7 Nov 2013 - Sat 31 Dec 2016This new exhibition will tell the extraordinary story of how great swathes of the country were once ruled from within York's walls.
    Go York Guest Lectures at York St John UniversityThu 17 Oct 2013 - Tue 13 May 2014York St John University hold Go York Lectures every year. They are a set of free events that visitors, local community and students are all invited to attend.
    York's Farmers' Market at Parliament StreetWed 1 Jan - Tue 30 Sep 2014The York Farmers' markets return for 2014. Traders selling items which have been produced, grown, raised, baked or caught locally within a 40 mile radius.
    Richard III: Rumour & Reality at City Of YorkSat 1 Jun 2013 - Tue 24 Jun 2014This is your chance to help make history! A new 12-month programme of events to investigate and celebrate the life and reign of one of England's most controversial kings is starting this summer.
10
  • Toy Stories at York Castle MuseumThu 7 Nov 2013 - Sat 31 Dec 2016Take a trip back to childhood and rediscover some of your favourite toys in this brand new exhibition.
    The Orb at York MinsterThu 14 Feb 2013 - Mon 30 May 2016A Dome of Discovery revealing world-class masterpeices in stained glass.
    Capital of the North at Yorkshire Museum & GardensThu 7 Nov 2013 - Sat 31 Dec 2016This new exhibition will tell the extraordinary story of how great swathes of the country were once ruled from within York's walls.
    Go York Guest Lectures at York St John UniversityThu 17 Oct 2013 - Tue 13 May 2014York St John University hold Go York Lectures every year. They are a set of free events that visitors, local community and students are all invited to attend.
    York's Farmers' Market at Parliament StreetWed 1 Jan - Tue 30 Sep 2014The York Farmers' markets return for 2014. Traders selling items which have been produced, grown, raised, baked or caught locally within a 40 mile radius.
    Richard III: Rumour & Reality at City Of YorkSat 1 Jun 2013 - Tue 24 Jun 2014This is your chance to help make history! A new 12-month programme of events to investigate and celebrate the life and reign of one of England's most controversial kings is starting this summer.
11
  • Toy Stories at York Castle MuseumThu 7 Nov 2013 - Sat 31 Dec 2016Take a trip back to childhood and rediscover some of your favourite toys in this brand new exhibition.
    The Orb at York MinsterThu 14 Feb 2013 - Mon 30 May 2016A Dome of Discovery revealing world-class masterpeices in stained glass.
    Capital of the North at Yorkshire Museum & GardensThu 7 Nov 2013 - Sat 31 Dec 2016This new exhibition will tell the extraordinary story of how great swathes of the country were once ruled from within York's walls.
    Go York Guest Lectures at York St John UniversityThu 17 Oct 2013 - Tue 13 May 2014York St John University hold Go York Lectures every year. They are a set of free events that visitors, local community and students are all invited to attend.
    York's Farmers' Market at Parliament StreetWed 1 Jan - Tue 30 Sep 2014The York Farmers' markets return for 2014. Traders selling items which have been produced, grown, raised, baked or caught locally within a 40 mile radius.
    Richard III: Rumour & Reality at City Of YorkSat 1 Jun 2013 - Tue 24 Jun 2014This is your chance to help make history! A new 12-month programme of events to investigate and celebrate the life and reign of one of England's most controversial kings is starting this summer.
12
  • Toy Stories at York Castle MuseumThu 7 Nov 2013 - Sat 31 Dec 2016Take a trip back to childhood and rediscover some of your favourite toys in this brand new exhibition.
    The Orb at York MinsterThu 14 Feb 2013 - Mon 30 May 2016A Dome of Discovery revealing world-class masterpeices in stained glass.
    Capital of the North at Yorkshire Museum & GardensThu 7 Nov 2013 - Sat 31 Dec 2016This new exhibition will tell the extraordinary story of how great swathes of the country were once ruled from within York's walls.
    Go York Guest Lectures at York St John UniversityThu 17 Oct 2013 - Tue 13 May 2014York St John University hold Go York Lectures every year. They are a set of free events that visitors, local community and students are all invited to attend.
    York's Farmers' Market at Parliament StreetWed 1 Jan - Tue 30 Sep 2014The York Farmers' markets return for 2014. Traders selling items which have been produced, grown, raised, baked or caught locally within a 40 mile radius.
    Richard III: Rumour & Reality at City Of YorkSat 1 Jun 2013 - Tue 24 Jun 2014This is your chance to help make history! A new 12-month programme of events to investigate and celebrate the life and reign of one of England's most controversial kings is starting this summer.
13
  • Toy Stories at York Castle MuseumThu 7 Nov 2013 - Sat 31 Dec 2016Take a trip back to childhood and rediscover some of your favourite toys in this brand new exhibition.
    The Orb at York MinsterThu 14 Feb 2013 - Mon 30 May 2016A Dome of Discovery revealing world-class masterpeices in stained glass.
    Capital of the North at Yorkshire Museum & GardensThu 7 Nov 2013 - Sat 31 Dec 2016This new exhibition will tell the extraordinary story of how great swathes of the country were once ruled from within York's walls.
    Go York Guest Lectures at York St John UniversityThu 17 Oct 2013 - Tue 13 May 2014York St John University hold Go York Lectures every year. They are a set of free events that visitors, local community and students are all invited to attend.
    York's Farmers' Market at Parliament StreetWed 1 Jan - Tue 30 Sep 2014The York Farmers' markets return for 2014. Traders selling items which have been produced, grown, raised, baked or caught locally within a 40 mile radius.
    Richard III: Rumour & Reality at City Of YorkSat 1 Jun 2013 - Tue 24 Jun 2014This is your chance to help make history! A new 12-month programme of events to investigate and celebrate the life and reign of one of England's most controversial kings is starting this summer.
14
  • Toy Stories at York Castle MuseumThu 7 Nov 2013 - Sat 31 Dec 2016Take a trip back to childhood and rediscover some of your favourite toys in this brand new exhibition.
    The Orb at York MinsterThu 14 Feb 2013 - Mon 30 May 2016A Dome of Discovery revealing world-class masterpeices in stained glass.
    Capital of the North at Yorkshire Museum & GardensThu 7 Nov 2013 - Sat 31 Dec 2016This new exhibition will tell the extraordinary story of how great swathes of the country were once ruled from within York's walls.
    Go York Guest Lectures at York St John UniversityThu 17 Oct 2013 - Tue 13 May 2014York St John University hold Go York Lectures every year. They are a set of free events that visitors, local community and students are all invited to attend.
    York's Farmers' Market at Parliament StreetWed 1 Jan - Tue 30 Sep 2014The York Farmers' markets return for 2014. Traders selling items which have been produced, grown, raised, baked or caught locally within a 40 mile radius.
    Richard III: Rumour & Reality at City Of YorkSat 1 Jun 2013 - Tue 24 Jun 2014This is your chance to help make history! A new 12-month programme of events to investigate and celebrate the life and reign of one of England's most controversial kings is starting this summer.
15
  • Toy Stories at York Castle MuseumThu 7 Nov 2013 - Sat 31 Dec 2016Take a trip back to childhood and rediscover some of your favourite toys in this brand new exhibition.
    The Orb at York MinsterThu 14 Feb 2013 - Mon 30 May 2016A Dome of Discovery revealing world-class masterpeices in stained glass.
    Capital of the North at Yorkshire Museum & GardensThu 7 Nov 2013 - Sat 31 Dec 2016This new exhibition will tell the extraordinary story of how great swathes of the country were once ruled from within York's walls.
    Go York Guest Lectures at York St John UniversityThu 17 Oct 2013 - Tue 13 May 2014York St John University hold Go York Lectures every year. They are a set of free events that visitors, local community and students are all invited to attend.
    York's Farmers' Market at Parliament StreetWed 1 Jan - Tue 30 Sep 2014The York Farmers' markets return for 2014. Traders selling items which have been produced, grown, raised, baked or caught locally within a 40 mile radius.
    Richard III: Rumour & Reality at City Of YorkSat 1 Jun 2013 - Tue 24 Jun 2014This is your chance to help make history! A new 12-month programme of events to investigate and celebrate the life and reign of one of England's most controversial kings is starting this summer.
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  • Toy Stories at York Castle MuseumThu 7 Nov 2013 - Sat 31 Dec 2016Take a trip back to childhood and rediscover some of your favourite toys in this brand new exhibition.
    The Orb at York MinsterThu 14 Feb 2013 - Mon 30 May 2016A Dome of Discovery revealing world-class masterpeices in stained glass.
    Capital of the North at Yorkshire Museum & GardensThu 7 Nov 2013 - Sat 31 Dec 2016This new exhibition will tell the extraordinary story of how great swathes of the country were once ruled from within York's walls.
    Go York Guest Lectures at York St John UniversityThu 17 Oct 2013 - Tue 13 May 2014York St John University hold Go York Lectures every year. They are a set of free events that visitors, local community and students are all invited to attend.
    York's Farmers' Market at Parliament StreetWed 1 Jan - Tue 30 Sep 2014The York Farmers' markets return for 2014. Traders selling items which have been produced, grown, raised, baked or caught locally within a 40 mile radius.
    Richard III: Rumour & Reality at City Of YorkSat 1 Jun 2013 - Tue 24 Jun 2014This is your chance to help make history! A new 12-month programme of events to investigate and celebrate the life and reign of one of England's most controversial kings is starting this summer.
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  • Toy Stories at York Castle MuseumThu 7 Nov 2013 - Sat 31 Dec 2016Take a trip back to childhood and rediscover some of your favourite toys in this brand new exhibition.
    The Orb at York MinsterThu 14 Feb 2013 - Mon 30 May 2016A Dome of Discovery revealing world-class masterpeices in stained glass.
    Capital of the North at Yorkshire Museum & GardensThu 7 Nov 2013 - Sat 31 Dec 2016This new exhibition will tell the extraordinary story of how great swathes of the country were once ruled from within York's walls.
    Go York Guest Lectures at York St John UniversityThu 17 Oct 2013 - Tue 13 May 2014York St John University hold Go York Lectures every year. They are a set of free events that visitors, local community and students are all invited to attend.
    York's Farmers' Market at Parliament StreetWed 1 Jan - Tue 30 Sep 2014The York Farmers' markets return for 2014. Traders selling items which have been produced, grown, raised, baked or caught locally within a 40 mile radius.
    Richard III: Rumour & Reality at City Of YorkSat 1 Jun 2013 - Tue 24 Jun 2014This is your chance to help make history! A new 12-month programme of events to investigate and celebrate the life and reign of one of England's most controversial kings is starting this summer.
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  • Toy Stories at York Castle MuseumThu 7 Nov 2013 - Sat 31 Dec 2016Take a trip back to childhood and rediscover some of your favourite toys in this brand new exhibition.
    The Orb at York MinsterThu 14 Feb 2013 - Mon 30 May 2016A Dome of Discovery revealing world-class masterpeices in stained glass.
    Capital of the North at Yorkshire Museum & GardensThu 7 Nov 2013 - Sat 31 Dec 2016This new exhibition will tell the extraordinary story of how great swathes of the country were once ruled from within York's walls.
    Go York Guest Lectures at York St John UniversityThu 17 Oct 2013 - Tue 13 May 2014York St John University hold Go York Lectures every year. They are a set of free events that visitors, local community and students are all invited to attend.
    York's Farmers' Market at Parliament StreetWed 1 Jan - Tue 30 Sep 2014The York Farmers' markets return for 2014. Traders selling items which have been produced, grown, raised, baked or caught locally within a 40 mile radius.
    Richard III: Rumour & Reality at City Of YorkSat 1 Jun 2013 - Tue 24 Jun 2014This is your chance to help make history! A new 12-month programme of events to investigate and celebrate the life and reign of one of England's most controversial kings is starting this summer.
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  • Toy Stories at York Castle MuseumThu 7 Nov 2013 - Sat 31 Dec 2016Take a trip back to childhood and rediscover some of your favourite toys in this brand new exhibition.
    The Orb at York MinsterThu 14 Feb 2013 - Mon 30 May 2016A Dome of Discovery revealing world-class masterpeices in stained glass.
    Capital of the North at Yorkshire Museum & GardensThu 7 Nov 2013 - Sat 31 Dec 2016This new exhibition will tell the extraordinary story of how great swathes of the country were once ruled from within York's walls.
    Go York Guest Lectures at York St John UniversityThu 17 Oct 2013 - Tue 13 May 2014York St John University hold Go York Lectures every year. They are a set of free events that visitors, local community and students are all invited to attend.
    York's Farmers' Market at Parliament StreetWed 1 Jan - Tue 30 Sep 2014The York Farmers' markets return for 2014. Traders selling items which have been produced, grown, raised, baked or caught locally within a 40 mile radius.
    Richard III: Rumour & Reality at City Of YorkSat 1 Jun 2013 - Tue 24 Jun 2014This is your chance to help make history! A new 12-month programme of events to investigate and celebrate the life and reign of one of England's most controversial kings is starting this summer.
    York Model Railway Show at York RacecourseSat 19 - Mon 21 Apr 2014York Model Railway Show, three full days to explore and get involved with exhibitors of one of the biggest hobbies at York Racecourse.
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  • Toy Stories at York Castle MuseumThu 7 Nov 2013 - Sat 31 Dec 2016Take a trip back to childhood and rediscover some of your favourite toys in this brand new exhibition.
    The Orb at York MinsterThu 14 Feb 2013 - Mon 30 May 2016A Dome of Discovery revealing world-class masterpeices in stained glass.
    Capital of the North at Yorkshire Museum & GardensThu 7 Nov 2013 - Sat 31 Dec 2016This new exhibition will tell the extraordinary story of how great swathes of the country were once ruled from within York's walls.
    Go York Guest Lectures at York St John UniversityThu 17 Oct 2013 - Tue 13 May 2014York St John University hold Go York Lectures every year. They are a set of free events that visitors, local community and students are all invited to attend.
    York's Farmers' Market at Parliament StreetWed 1 Jan - Tue 30 Sep 2014The York Farmers' markets return for 2014. Traders selling items which have been produced, grown, raised, baked or caught locally within a 40 mile radius.
    Richard III: Rumour & Reality at City Of YorkSat 1 Jun 2013 - Tue 24 Jun 2014This is your chance to help make history! A new 12-month programme of events to investigate and celebrate the life and reign of one of England's most controversial kings is starting this summer.
    York Model Railway Show at York RacecourseSat 19 - Mon 21 Apr 2014York Model Railway Show, three full days to explore and get involved with exhibitors of one of the biggest hobbies at York Racecourse.
21
  • Toy Stories at York Castle MuseumThu 7 Nov 2013 - Sat 31 Dec 2016Take a trip back to childhood and rediscover some of your favourite toys in this brand new exhibition.
    The Orb at York MinsterThu 14 Feb 2013 - Mon 30 May 2016A Dome of Discovery revealing world-class masterpeices in stained glass.
    Capital of the North at Yorkshire Museum & GardensThu 7 Nov 2013 - Sat 31 Dec 2016This new exhibition will tell the extraordinary story of how great swathes of the country were once ruled from within York's walls.
    Go York Guest Lectures at York St John UniversityThu 17 Oct 2013 - Tue 13 May 2014York St John University hold Go York Lectures every year. They are a set of free events that visitors, local community and students are all invited to attend.
    York's Farmers' Market at Parliament StreetWed 1 Jan - Tue 30 Sep 2014The York Farmers' markets return for 2014. Traders selling items which have been produced, grown, raised, baked or caught locally within a 40 mile radius.
    Richard III: Rumour & Reality at City Of YorkSat 1 Jun 2013 - Tue 24 Jun 2014This is your chance to help make history! A new 12-month programme of events to investigate and celebrate the life and reign of one of England's most controversial kings is starting this summer.
    York Model Railway Show at York RacecourseSat 19 - Mon 21 Apr 2014York Model Railway Show, three full days to explore and get involved with exhibitors of one of the biggest hobbies at York Racecourse.
22
  • Toy Stories at York Castle MuseumThu 7 Nov 2013 - Sat 31 Dec 2016Take a trip back to childhood and rediscover some of your favourite toys in this brand new exhibition.
    The Orb at York MinsterThu 14 Feb 2013 - Mon 30 May 2016A Dome of Discovery revealing world-class masterpeices in stained glass.
    Capital of the North at Yorkshire Museum & GardensThu 7 Nov 2013 - Sat 31 Dec 2016This new exhibition will tell the extraordinary story of how great swathes of the country were once ruled from within York's walls.
    Go York Guest Lectures at York St John UniversityThu 17 Oct 2013 - Tue 13 May 2014York St John University hold Go York Lectures every year. They are a set of free events that visitors, local community and students are all invited to attend.
    York's Farmers' Market at Parliament StreetWed 1 Jan - Tue 30 Sep 2014The York Farmers' markets return for 2014. Traders selling items which have been produced, grown, raised, baked or caught locally within a 40 mile radius.
    Richard III: Rumour & Reality at City Of YorkSat 1 Jun 2013 - Tue 24 Jun 2014This is your chance to help make history! A new 12-month programme of events to investigate and celebrate the life and reign of one of England's most controversial kings is starting this summer.
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  • Toy Stories at York Castle MuseumThu 7 Nov 2013 - Sat 31 Dec 2016Take a trip back to childhood and rediscover some of your favourite toys in this brand new exhibition.
    The Orb at York MinsterThu 14 Feb 2013 - Mon 30 May 2016A Dome of Discovery revealing world-class masterpeices in stained glass.
    Capital of the North at Yorkshire Museum & GardensThu 7 Nov 2013 - Sat 31 Dec 2016This new exhibition will tell the extraordinary story of how great swathes of the country were once ruled from within York's walls.
    Go York Guest Lectures at York St John UniversityThu 17 Oct 2013 - Tue 13 May 2014York St John University hold Go York Lectures every year. They are a set of free events that visitors, local community and students are all invited to attend.
    York's Farmers' Market at Parliament StreetWed 1 Jan - Tue 30 Sep 2014The York Farmers' markets return for 2014. Traders selling items which have been produced, grown, raised, baked or caught locally within a 40 mile radius.
    Richard III: Rumour & Reality at City Of YorkSat 1 Jun 2013 - Tue 24 Jun 2014This is your chance to help make history! A new 12-month programme of events to investigate and celebrate the life and reign of one of England's most controversial kings is starting this summer.
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  • Toy Stories at York Castle MuseumThu 7 Nov 2013 - Sat 31 Dec 2016Take a trip back to childhood and rediscover some of your favourite toys in this brand new exhibition.
    The Orb at York MinsterThu 14 Feb 2013 - Mon 30 May 2016A Dome of Discovery revealing world-class masterpeices in stained glass.
    Capital of the North at Yorkshire Museum & GardensThu 7 Nov 2013 - Sat 31 Dec 2016This new exhibition will tell the extraordinary story of how great swathes of the country were once ruled from within York's walls.
    Go York Guest Lectures at York St John UniversityThu 17 Oct 2013 - Tue 13 May 2014York St John University hold Go York Lectures every year. They are a set of free events that visitors, local community and students are all invited to attend.
    York's Farmers' Market at Parliament StreetWed 1 Jan - Tue 30 Sep 2014The York Farmers' markets return for 2014. Traders selling items which have been produced, grown, raised, baked or caught locally within a 40 mile radius.
    Richard III: Rumour & Reality at City Of YorkSat 1 Jun 2013 - Tue 24 Jun 2014This is your chance to help make history! A new 12-month programme of events to investigate and celebrate the life and reign of one of England's most controversial kings is starting this summer.
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  • Toy Stories at York Castle MuseumThu 7 Nov 2013 - Sat 31 Dec 2016Take a trip back to childhood and rediscover some of your favourite toys in this brand new exhibition.
    The Orb at York MinsterThu 14 Feb 2013 - Mon 30 May 2016A Dome of Discovery revealing world-class masterpeices in stained glass.
    Capital of the North at Yorkshire Museum & GardensThu 7 Nov 2013 - Sat 31 Dec 2016This new exhibition will tell the extraordinary story of how great swathes of the country were once ruled from within York's walls.
    Go York Guest Lectures at York St John UniversityThu 17 Oct 2013 - Tue 13 May 2014York St John University hold Go York Lectures every year. They are a set of free events that visitors, local community and students are all invited to attend.
    York's Farmers' Market at Parliament StreetWed 1 Jan - Tue 30 Sep 2014The York Farmers' markets return for 2014. Traders selling items which have been produced, grown, raised, baked or caught locally within a 40 mile radius.
    Richard III: Rumour & Reality at City Of YorkSat 1 Jun 2013 - Tue 24 Jun 2014This is your chance to help make history! A new 12-month programme of events to investigate and celebrate the life and reign of one of England's most controversial kings is starting this summer.
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  • Toy Stories at York Castle MuseumThu 7 Nov 2013 - Sat 31 Dec 2016Take a trip back to childhood and rediscover some of your favourite toys in this brand new exhibition.
    The Orb at York MinsterThu 14 Feb 2013 - Mon 30 May 2016A Dome of Discovery revealing world-class masterpeices in stained glass.
    Capital of the North at Yorkshire Museum & GardensThu 7 Nov 2013 - Sat 31 Dec 2016This new exhibition will tell the extraordinary story of how great swathes of the country were once ruled from within York's walls.
    Go York Guest Lectures at York St John UniversityThu 17 Oct 2013 - Tue 13 May 2014York St John University hold Go York Lectures every year. They are a set of free events that visitors, local community and students are all invited to attend.
    York's Farmers' Market at Parliament StreetWed 1 Jan - Tue 30 Sep 2014The York Farmers' markets return for 2014. Traders selling items which have been produced, grown, raised, baked or caught locally within a 40 mile radius.
    Richard III: Rumour & Reality at City Of YorkSat 1 Jun 2013 - Tue 24 Jun 2014This is your chance to help make history! A new 12-month programme of events to investigate and celebrate the life and reign of one of England's most controversial kings is starting this summer.
    Festival of Vintage at York RacecourseSat 26 - Sun 27 Apr 2014This is a massive Vintage Festival at York Racecourse. Two days for you to explore all things from the 1930's to the 1960's. Vintage music, dance, vintage clothing, vintage cars, everything to do with vintage York racecourse has it.
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  • Toy Stories at York Castle MuseumThu 7 Nov 2013 - Sat 31 Dec 2016Take a trip back to childhood and rediscover some of your favourite toys in this brand new exhibition.
    The Orb at York MinsterThu 14 Feb 2013 - Mon 30 May 2016A Dome of Discovery revealing world-class masterpeices in stained glass.
    Capital of the North at Yorkshire Museum & GardensThu 7 Nov 2013 - Sat 31 Dec 2016This new exhibition will tell the extraordinary story of how great swathes of the country were once ruled from within York's walls.
    Go York Guest Lectures at York St John UniversityThu 17 Oct 2013 - Tue 13 May 2014York St John University hold Go York Lectures every year. They are a set of free events that visitors, local community and students are all invited to attend.
    York's Farmers' Market at Parliament StreetWed 1 Jan - Tue 30 Sep 2014The York Farmers' markets return for 2014. Traders selling items which have been produced, grown, raised, baked or caught locally within a 40 mile radius.
    Richard III: Rumour & Reality at City Of YorkSat 1 Jun 2013 - Tue 24 Jun 2014This is your chance to help make history! A new 12-month programme of events to investigate and celebrate the life and reign of one of England's most controversial kings is starting this summer.
    Festival of Vintage at York RacecourseSat 26 - Sun 27 Apr 2014This is a massive Vintage Festival at York Racecourse. Two days for you to explore all things from the 1930's to the 1960's. Vintage music, dance, vintage clothing, vintage cars, everything to do with vintage York racecourse has it.
    From Yorkshire With Love at Merchant Adventurer's HallSun 27 Apr 2014Showcasing some of Yorkshire's finest homegrown talent, selling beautiful contemporary crafts, artisan foods, and affordable art; From Yorkshire With Love is THE shopping event you don't want to miss!
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  • Toy Stories at York Castle MuseumThu 7 Nov 2013 - Sat 31 Dec 2016Take a trip back to childhood and rediscover some of your favourite toys in this brand new exhibition.
    The Orb at York MinsterThu 14 Feb 2013 - Mon 30 May 2016A Dome of Discovery revealing world-class masterpeices in stained glass.
    Capital of the North at Yorkshire Museum & GardensThu 7 Nov 2013 - Sat 31 Dec 2016This new exhibition will tell the extraordinary story of how great swathes of the country were once ruled from within York's walls.
    Go York Guest Lectures at York St John UniversityThu 17 Oct 2013 - Tue 13 May 2014York St John University hold Go York Lectures every year. They are a set of free events that visitors, local community and students are all invited to attend.
    York's Farmers' Market at Parliament StreetWed 1 Jan - Tue 30 Sep 2014The York Farmers' markets return for 2014. Traders selling items which have been produced, grown, raised, baked or caught locally within a 40 mile radius.
    Richard III: Rumour & Reality at City Of YorkSat 1 Jun 2013 - Tue 24 Jun 2014This is your chance to help make history! A new 12-month programme of events to investigate and celebrate the life and reign of one of England's most controversial kings is starting this summer.
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  • Toy Stories at York Castle MuseumThu 7 Nov 2013 - Sat 31 Dec 2016Take a trip back to childhood and rediscover some of your favourite toys in this brand new exhibition.
    The Orb at York MinsterThu 14 Feb 2013 - Mon 30 May 2016A Dome of Discovery revealing world-class masterpeices in stained glass.
    Capital of the North at Yorkshire Museum & GardensThu 7 Nov 2013 - Sat 31 Dec 2016This new exhibition will tell the extraordinary story of how great swathes of the country were once ruled from within York's walls.
    Go York Guest Lectures at York St John UniversityThu 17 Oct 2013 - Tue 13 May 2014York St John University hold Go York Lectures every year. They are a set of free events that visitors, local community and students are all invited to attend.
    York's Farmers' Market at Parliament StreetWed 1 Jan - Tue 30 Sep 2014The York Farmers' markets return for 2014. Traders selling items which have been produced, grown, raised, baked or caught locally within a 40 mile radius.
    Richard III: Rumour & Reality at City Of YorkSat 1 Jun 2013 - Tue 24 Jun 2014This is your chance to help make history! A new 12-month programme of events to investigate and celebrate the life and reign of one of England's most controversial kings is starting this summer.
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  • Toy Stories at York Castle MuseumThu 7 Nov 2013 - Sat 31 Dec 2016Take a trip back to childhood and rediscover some of your favourite toys in this brand new exhibition.
    The Orb at York MinsterThu 14 Feb 2013 - Mon 30 May 2016A Dome of Discovery revealing world-class masterpeices in stained glass.
    Capital of the North at Yorkshire Museum & GardensThu 7 Nov 2013 - Sat 31 Dec 2016This new exhibition will tell the extraordinary story of how great swathes of the country were once ruled from within York's walls.
    Go York Guest Lectures at York St John UniversityThu 17 Oct 2013 - Tue 13 May 2014York St John University hold Go York Lectures every year. They are a set of free events that visitors, local community and students are all invited to attend.
    York's Farmers' Market at Parliament StreetWed 1 Jan - Tue 30 Sep 2014The York Farmers' markets return for 2014. Traders selling items which have been produced, grown, raised, baked or caught locally within a 40 mile radius.
    Richard III: Rumour & Reality at City Of YorkSat 1 Jun 2013 - Tue 24 Jun 2014This is your chance to help make history! A new 12-month programme of events to investigate and celebrate the life and reign of one of England's most controversial kings is starting this summer.

07 November 2013 to 31 December 2016

Toy Stories at York Castle MuseumThu 7 Nov 2013 - Sat 31 Dec 2016Take a trip back to childhood and rediscover some of your favourite toys in this brand new exhibition.

14 February 2013 to 30 May 2016

The Orb at York MinsterThu 14 Feb 2013 - Mon 30 May 2016A Dome of Discovery revealing world-class masterpeices in stained glass.

07 November 2013 to 31 December 2016

Capital of the North at Yorkshire Museum & GardensThu 7 Nov 2013 - Sat 31 Dec 2016This new exhibition will tell the extraordinary story of how great swathes of the country were once ruled from within York's walls.

17 October 2013 to 13 May 2014

Go York Guest Lectures at York St John UniversityThu 17 Oct 2013 - Tue 13 May 2014York St John University hold Go York Lectures every year. They are a set of free events that visitors, local community and students are all invited to attend.

01 January 2014 to 30 September 2014

York's Farmers' Market at Parliament StreetWed 1 Jan - Tue 30 Sep 2014The York Farmers' markets return for 2014. Traders selling items which have been produced, grown, raised, baked or caught locally within a 40 mile radius.

01 June 2013 to 24 June 2014

Richard III: Rumour & Reality at City Of YorkSat 1 Jun 2013 - Tue 24 Jun 2014This is your chance to help make history! A new 12-month programme of events to investigate and celebrate the life and reign of one of England's most controversial kings is starting this summer.

26 April 2014 to 27 April 2014

Festival of Vintage at York RacecourseSat 26 - Sun 27 Apr 2014This is a massive Vintage Festival at York Racecourse. Two days for you to explore all things from the 1930's to the 1960's. Vintage music, dance, vintage clothing, vintage cars, everything to do with vintage York racecourse has it.

19 April 2014 to 21 April 2014

York Model Railway Show at York RacecourseSat 19 - Mon 21 Apr 2014York Model Railway Show, three full days to explore and get involved with exhibitors of one of the biggest hobbies at York Racecourse.

27 April 2014 to 27 April 2014

From Yorkshire With Love at Merchant Adventurer's HallSun 27 Apr 2014Showcasing some of Yorkshire's finest homegrown talent, selling beautiful contemporary crafts, artisan foods, and affordable art; From Yorkshire With Love is THE shopping event you don't want to miss!

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