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The Sweet Smell of Relaxation – Medieval Style...

26 July 2017

York’s hidden medieval gem, Barley Hall, has become a tranquil oasis of calm this summer, allowing visitors to escape the hurly-burly of modern life by exploring the calming qualities of lavender which has been liberally infused in decorations across the 14th century townhouse.

Digging Up Fun In Coppergate!

25 July 2017

The Coppergate Shopping Centre, the site of one of the most famous archaeological digs of modern times, will be transformed into a hands-on archaeological adventure this week to celebrate the annual Festival of Archaeology.

Classic Novels Go from Page to Stage in York Theatre Royal’s Engaging Autumn/Winter 2017 Season

24 July 2017

Classic novels are brought to the stage in new adaptations in the engaging, exhilarating, and entertaining autumn/winter season at York Theatre Royal.

PICASSO: Ceramics from the Attenborough Collection

24 July 2017

Ceramic works of art by one of the world’s most famous artists, Pablo Picasso, go on public display at the Centre of Ceramic Art in York Art Gallery this summer. The new exhibition showcases highlights from the Attenborough collection.

York Glaziers Trust celebrates 50th anniversary

19 July 2017

The oldest and largest specialist stained glass conservation studio in Britain will celebrate its 50th anniversary on Thursday (20 July).

York novelist revealed as Patron for York Culture Awards

18 July 2017

Successful York-born Author, Andrew Martin, has been revealed as Patron for the 2017 York Culture Awards

New tourism initiative announced For Disability Awareness Day

14 July 2017

As part of this year’s Disability Awareness Day (16 July 2017) Visit York has launched a new initiative with Be Independent, York’s provider of equipment and 24-hour response service, and hoteliers, self-catering and B&B owners, to help make the city more accessible for visitors and holidaymakers.

Gusto Gets Set For Launch

13 July 2017

HIGH-END casual dining restaurant brand Gusto will be officially opening its doors in York this week on Thursday 13 July from 5pm.

Robin Hood: The Arrow of Destiny

11 July 2017

This summer’s fun family show at York Theatre Royal puts a twist on the tale of the legendary hero of Sherwood Forest in Robin Hood: The Arrow of Destiny from 4 August to 2 September.

York makes group travel début in Germany

4 July 2017

York will be represented for the first time at Europe’s largest coach and group travel exhibition, “RDA Group Travel Expo”, which takes place from 4 to 5 July in Cologne this week, in a bid to encourage overseas trade operators to include the city in their holiday itineraries and holiday packages for 2018 and beyond.