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York is one of the most beautiful and exciting cities in Europe, home to world class attractions like National Railway MuseumJORVIK Viking Centre, York Castle Museum, York's Chocolate Story and The York Dungeon as well as York Minster, the largest gothic cathedral north of the Alps. 

Food and drink in the city is taken quite seriously, with hundreds of pubs, bars and restaurants to choose from plus an annual 10 day Food Festival.


York really is a city of Festivals and plays host to a popular calendar of events including JORVIK Viking Festival, the York St Nicholas Christmas Festival and world class racing at York Racecourse.

Plus many brand new events for 2015 from an International Shakespeare Festival to comedy at the Great Yorkshire Fringe and the return of the Railway Children.


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23 May 2015 to 31 December 2015

Power & Glory: York in the Time of Henry VIII at Barley HallSat 23 May - Thu 31 Dec 2015Discover the archaeology, first-hand accounts of life in the city and the effects that this greatest of Tudor monarchs had on life in York during his thirty-eight year reign.

28 February 2015 to 01 November 2015

Royals: then and now at Beningbrough Hall, Gallery & GardensSat 28 Feb - Sun 1 Nov 2015The hugely successful 'Royals: then and now' display returns for a second year with a new collection of portraits.

08 July 2015 to 08 July 2015

TASTING: EXPLORING LORD FAIRFAX’S CELLAR at Fairfax HouseWed 8 Jul 2015A Miscellany of Wine for the Georgian House...

07 July 2015 to 09 July 2015

Lunchtime Concerts with York Phil Male Voice Choir at Merchant Adventurers' HallTue 7 - Thu 9 Jul 2015"There's sure no passion in the human soul, but finds its food in music" - George Lillo (1693 - 1739)

20 March 2015 to 06 September 2015

Playing Trains at National Railway MuseumFri 20 Mar - Sun 6 Sep 2015Why do children love trains so much? Our immersive and playful new exhibition explores childhood fascination with trains and railways.

26 June 2015 to 11 July 2015

In Fog and Falling Snow at National Railway MuseumFri 26 Jun - Sat 11 Jul 2015In Fog and Falling Snow will be written by Mike Kenny and Bridget Foreman and will look at the importance of the railways to York and its citizens over the last 200 years.

25 March 2015 to 31 December 2015

Commemorating the Re-interment of Richard III at Richard III Experience at Monk BarWed 25 Mar - Thu 31 Dec 2015A series of special installations commemorating the re-interment of the last Plantagenet King of England.

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.

08 November 2013 to 31 December 2016

From Cradle to Grave at York Castle MuseumFri 8 Nov 2013 - Sat 31 Dec 2016This exhibition focuses on the history of three rites of passage - birth, marriage and death.

13 November 2013 to 31 December 2016

York Castle Prison at York Castle MuseumWed 13 Nov 2013 - Sat 31 Dec 2016Come and see York Castle Prison's infamous residents and fascinating history brought to life in our special exhibition.

13 November 2013 to 31 December 2016

The Sixties at York Castle MuseumWed 13 Nov 2013 - Sat 31 Dec 2016The Sixties exhibition aims to recreate the spirit of this exciting decade which saw momentous change in so many areas of public and private life.

28 June 2014 to 06 July 2017

1914: When the World Changed Forever at York Castle MuseumSat 28 Jun 2014 - Thu 6 Jul 2017The terror of total war and its revolutionary impact on life around the world will be explored in this major new exhibition opening on June 28th at York Castle Museum to mark the centenary of the First World War.

09 July 2015 to 09 July 2015

The Clerks at York MinsterThu 9 Jul 2015Cry God for Harry: Music from the Court of Henry V To mark the anniversary of the Battle of Agincourt in 1415, The Clerks offer a special programme, featuring music associated with the court of Henry V and with the battle itself.

08 July 2015 to 08 July 2015

The Sixteen at York MinsterWed 8 Jul 2015Flight of angels Music by Francisco Guerrero and Alonso Lobo Harry Christophers - Director

04 June 2015 to 26 July 2015

Golden Era Vintage Motorcycle Run at Yorkshire Air MuseumThu 4 Jun - Sun 26 Jul 2015Gathering of pre 1931 vintage motorcycles with a number of these being 100 years old or more!! Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Hurricane and Spitfire flypast and other aircraft engine runs make for a great family day out!

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.

29 April 2015 to 01 November 2015

Fashion and Fibres, Island Dress in Polynesia at Captain Cook Memorial Museum, WhitbyWed 29 Apr - Sun 1 Nov 2015A special display with treasures from other museums of Polynesian dress

06 July 2015 to 27 September 2015

Painting of the Kangaroo by George Stubbs at Captain Cook Memorial Museum, WhitbyMon 6 Jul - Sun 27 Sep 2015The star guest appearance of George Stubbs' painting of the Kangaroo - from 6 July to 27 September.

02 July 2015 to 11 July 2015

York Early Music Festival 2015 at National Centre for Early MusicThu 2 - Sat 11 Jul 2015The 2015 Festival takes the 600th anniversary of the Battle of Agincourt as its starting point and features music by The Clerks’ Group, directed by Edward Wickham

07 July 2015 to 07 July 2015

Rose Consort of Viols at National Centre for Early MusicTue 7 Jul 2015One of the possessions of the library of Winchester College is a set of red leather part-books embossed with the arms of Queen Elizabeth, containing settings of chansons by many of the leading French composers of the day.

07 July 2015 to 07 July 2015

The Orlando Consort at National Centre for Early MusicTue 7 Jul 2015Condemned in France on its release, vilified by the Catholic authorities and banned outright in England, Carl Theodor Dreyer's 1928 film La Passion de Jeanne d'Arc is now widely recognised as a silent masterpiece.

08 July 2015 to 08 July 2015

James Gilchrist & Peter Seymour at National Centre for Early MusicWed 8 Jul 2015In this recital, songs by Dibdin, Linley, Attwood, Pinto, Bishop, Wesley and distinguished visitor Haydn are performed by one of Europe's greatest song interpreters making a welcome return to the 2015 Festival.

09 July 2015 to 09 July 2015

International Young Artists Competition Recital I at National Centre for Early MusicThu 9 Jul 2015We are delighted to welcome emerging ensembles from the UK, the USA and from across Europe as they present a series of preliminary recitals in advance of the 2015 Competition.

08 July 2015 to 08 July 2015

The Sixteen Insight Day at National Centre for Early MusicWed 8 Jul 2015Whether you are new to the Choral Pilgrimage repertoire, or want to expand your existing knowledge, this Insight Day provides a fascinating insight into the stories behind the music.

09 July 2015 to 09 July 2015

Q&A with Edward Wickham at Bedern Hall Thu 9 Jul 2015Before "Cry God for Harry: Music from the Court of Henry V" at York Minster director Edward Wickham will have a Q&A session at Bedern Hall.

08 July 2015 to 08 July 2015

How to: Build and maintain garden ponds at Stillingfleet Lodge GardensWed 8 Jul 2015Garden ponds are an intrinsic part of any garden and can be created in the smallest area. Join John Killingbeck, a former lecturer at Bishop Burton Horticultural College in this garden ponds course.

10 July 2015 to 10 July 2015

Ben Horden at The Sir Jack Lyons Concert HallFri 10 Jul 2015Vive La France! Celebrated organ music of the French Baroque Couperin - Messe pour les Paroisses: Offertoire sur les Grand Jeux Clérambault - Suite du deuxième ton Daquin - Suite de Noëls

07 July 2015 to 07 July 2015

La Morra at All Saints North StreetTue 7 Jul 2015A lovingly constructed programme illuminating the fascinating history of the ballade form during the time of its greatest flourishing in the late medieval period and featuring composers such as Guillaume de Machaut and others.

17 June 2015 to 12 July 2015

Witness For The Prosecution at The GuildhallWed 17 Jun - Sun 12 Jul 2015This Summer Theatre Mill & RJS Productions present a unique courtroom staging of Agatha Christie's Witness For The Prosecution.

08 July 2015 to 08 July 2015

Alex McCartney - Elizabeth's Lute at St Mary's Church (Bishophill Junior)Wed 8 Jul 2015Elizabeth I was a keen lute player and this programme showcases the quality of the professional lutenists who worked in and around her court.

18 June 2015 to 16 July 2015

'The North Sea fisheries in the Great War' at Hull Thu 18 Jun - Thu 16 Jul 2015Tea and coffee available from 5.30pm.

08 July 2015 to 08 July 2015

Pennine Provender at Yorkshire Food FinderWed 8 Jul 2015Great ice cream, cheese, charcuterie and more from last of the Summer Wine Country with two great meals at Tim Bilton's stunning Spiced Pear restaurant

07 July 2015 to 07 July 2015

Treks in the city:York's only guided gourmet trail at Yorkshire Food FinderTue 7 Jul 2015The ultimate food lovers' experience with behind the scenes visits to artisan food producers and dinner at The Star Inn the City

08 July 2015 to 08 July 2015

Michael Lambourne's Traditional Quiz Night at The Gillygate Pub with RoomsWed 8 Jul 2015Actor Michael Lambourne hosts our traditional quiz every Wednesday from 8:15. As is also the case with our Monday Quiz, its best to get down early to guarantee a seat!

10 July 2015 to 10 July 2015

Alan Carr: Yap Yap Yap at Scarborough SpaFri 10 Jul 2015Off The Kerb Productions In Association With Universal Pictures (UK) Presents, ALAN CARR‘Yap, Yap, Yap!’ UK & Ireland Tour 2015.

07 July 2015 to 07 July 2015

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06 July 2015 to 31 August 2015

Teddy Bears' Picnic with the Spa Orchestra at Scarborough SpaMon 6 Jul - Mon 31 Aug 2015This summer The Spa Orchestra's popular Teddy Bears' Picnic concerts return to The Spa's Suncourt

07 July 2015 to 07 July 2015

Spa Orchestra Morning Concert at Scarborough SpaTue 7 Jul 2015The last remaining professional seaside orchestra, The Scarborough Spa Orchestra continue a seaside tradition that dates back to 1912.

08 July 2015 to 08 July 2015

Spa Orchestra Morning Concert at Scarborough SpaWed 8 Jul 2015The last remaining professional seaside orchestra, The Scarborough Spa Orchestra continue a seaside tradition that dates back to 1912.

09 July 2015 to 09 July 2015

Spa Orchestra Morning Concert at Scarborough SpaThu 9 Jul 2015The last remaining professional seaside orchestra, The Scarborough Spa Orchestra continue a seaside tradition that dates back to 1912.

08 July 2015 to 08 July 2015

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07 July 2015 to 07 July 2015

Design and Create your own Chocolate Bar at York Cocoa HouseTue 7 Jul 2015York is home of the world's most famous chocolate bar: Kit Kat. Join us and learn how to create your own chocolate bar.

08 July 2015 to 08 July 2015

Chocolate Making - Chocolate Truffles at York Cocoa HouseWed 8 Jul 2015York is home to some of the UK's most loved and respected chocolate makers. Why not join us to learn how to make your own gorgeous box of chocolate truffles?

09 July 2015 to 09 July 2015

The Cocoa House Chocolate Tasting Tour at York Cocoa HouseThu 9 Jul 2015Join us at York Cocoa House for a tasting tour around the Chocolate Shop.

04 May 2015 to 31 December 2015

Brilliant Brands Exhibition at York's Chocolate Story Mon 4 May - Thu 31 Dec 2015World-famous brands, including KitKat, Aero and the Terry’s Chocolate Orange all originated from the historic city and York’s Chocolate Story will be showcasing this heritage in a unique exhibition beginning on May 4th.

09 July 2015 to 09 July 2015

Festival Friends' Afternoon Tea at The Bar ConventThu 9 Jul 2015NCEM Patrons and Friends of York Early Music Festival are invited to meet for afternoon tea in the elegant surroundings of the Bar Convent.

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