A look at some of the top events happening in York from 08 March to 14 March 2019.

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Elmer the Patchwork Elephant

Elmer the Patchwork Elephant

Cook up a storm in the kitchen. The Grand, York open the doors to their brand new cookery school – whether you’re the next Mary Berry or a novice, everyone is welcome!

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York Literature Festival

York Literature Festival

Providing a platform for the voices of women, exploring the challenges in today’s society. The festival returns with a packed programme of talks, workshops, gigs and performances. All intended to make women’s voices heard throughout our city and beyond.

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York International Women's Week

York International Women's Week

The European touring theatrical show closes on Saturday. A group of talented artists bring you their unique visual celebration of Viking heritage  – don’t miss your chance to get the last remaining tickets.

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York's Ultra Fibre Optic by TalkTalk

A Night to Remember

A Night to Remember

A collection of portraits, prints and photographs showcase the famous faces that have shaped the Yorkshire brand. From the new Doctor Who Jodie Whittaker, to the notorious Gunpowder Plot conspirator Guy Fawkes, everyone is celebrated.

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University of York Choir & Chamber Orchestra

University of York Choir & Chamber Orchestra

The best way to calm your nerves after a scare is to enjoy a stiff drink! The good news for you is that one of York’s scariest ghost walks ‘The Bloody Tour of York’ has joined forces with York Gin, combining a ghost walk and gin tour.

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Gin Tasting Masterclass

Gin Tasting Masterclass

Don’t miss the big in your face show, full of joy, naughtiness and  heartbreak. Go on a playful journey, expect show girls and Shakespeare, sex and scandal, music, mischief and mistaken identity.

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Crime & Wine evening, with Renee Knight and Rebecca Reid

Crime & Wine evening, with Renee Knight and Rebecca Reid

It’s been 40 years since the release of cult classic ‘Alien’.  Grab the popcorn, take a seat and experience the sci-fi blockbuster as its intended to be seen. On the big screen!

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These events have been hand picked by Visit York. Go to our What's On page to see a full list of things to do in York.

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