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The Basement

The Basement

Live bands playing in The Basement


The Basement is an intimate events venue with a capacity of 100 situated below City Screen Picturehouse cinema, right in the heart of York city centre. Live music can be enjoyed most evenings, with shows of comedy, cabaret, and burlesque on occasion. The Basement is also available to hire for bands and other performances.

Opening details

Unless otherwise stated The Basement operates from 8pm until 11pm for the majority of events. However, occasionally some events may start earlier or finish later than these times so please check the individual event pages prior to the event.
The Basement is a 16+ venue. This means that ID may be checked and admission may be refused.



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Map reference: SE 601518  Lat: 53.95881 Long: -1.08553

On Foot:
Situated off Coney Street, York's main shopping street, behind St. Martin-le-Grand with its clock overhanging the road, in an attractive riverside location beside the Ouse. Marygate car park 5 minutes walk away. Castle car park similar distance.

Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from York station


Mr Dave Taylor

01904 612940


13 - 17 Coney Street,


  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments


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