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  • Science Museum Group to Celebrate the World’s Most Famous Railway Journey with Trans-Siberian Exhibition

    Science Museum Group to Celebrate the World’s Most Famous Railway Journey with Trans-Siberian Exhibition

    The Science Museum Group is set to launch a major new exhibition which charts the global impact of the world’s longest and most famous rail journey – the Trans-Siberian Railway.

    Announced on the 5 October – the anniversary of the railway’s completion in 1916 – a major new exhibition will be unveiled at the National Railway Museum in York with a smaller display opening at the Science Museum in London.

  • Christmas at Castle Howard Presents ‘Wish Upon a Frozen Star’ - A World-Class Illumination Show

    Christmas at Castle Howard Presents ‘Wish Upon a Frozen Star’ - A World-Class Illumination Show

    Bolder and brighter than ever, ‘Christmas at Castle Howard’ is set to inspire visitors with a brand-new outdoor concept for this year’s festive event, in partnership with world-class, award-winning illuminated projection specialists, ‘The Projection Studio’.

    ‘Wish Upon a Frozen Star’ is an epic light and sound extravaganza, transforming the grounds of the Estate into a Winter Wonderland. An immersive experience to delight all age groups, that journeys into the realms of festive folklore, magic and mystery.

  • New Tourism Strategy Published to Support Recovery in the City

    New Tourism Strategy Published to Support Recovery in the City

    Following the announcement that City of York Council and Make It York will be collaborating on a plan of activity to support the tourism and hospitality industry, a new strategy has today (11th September 2020) been published outlining more details of the ongoing campaign.

  • RLWC2021 Puts Fans First as Tournament Ticket Prices are Revealed

    RLWC2021 Puts Fans First as Tournament Ticket Prices are Revealed

    Rugby League World Cup 2021 (RLWC2021) today fulfils its promise of putting the fan first by making the biggest and best tournament the most inclusive and accessible in modern history.

    RLWC2021 will not only deliver the greatest value for money, but it will also reward frontline heroes by providing 20,021 free tickets as a mark of gratitude for their priceless contribution during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • York tourism shows signs of recovery for JORVIK attractions

    York tourism shows signs of recovery for JORVIK attractions

    The first month of opening since attractions went into lockdown suggests that York’s tourism sector is reviving more quickly than expected, according to York Archaeological Trust, which reopened JORVIK Viking Centre, Barley Hall and DIG: An Archaeological Adventure on 10 July.

  • Visit York Launches New Inspirational ‘Only in York’ Video Campaign to Promote the City

    Visit York Launches New Inspirational ‘Only in York’ Video Campaign to Promote the City

    As part of a new marketing campaign to inspire visitors and residents to explore York, a new promotional video has today (18th August) been launched by Visit York. Featuring iconic attractions, local businesses and familiar faces from across the city and celebrating York’s hidden gems, the video brings to life what makes it a unique place to visit, capturing the welcoming and diverse nature of the city. The short film also champions the pioneering social history of York whilst promoting the vibrant creative and cultural industries within the city.

  • York Walls Festival 2020

    York Walls Festival 2020

    The third York Walls Festival takes place this weekend to celebrate the City’s Medieval Walls. The Festival Team are delighted that coronavirus has not meant the cancellation of the event and have produced a variety of online content to accompany the open days at Red Tower and Fishergate Postern Tower.

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