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  • York Has Weathered Challenges and Ready to Spring into New Season

    York Has Weathered Challenges and Ready to Spring into New Season

    With world-class attractions, new exhibitions and a diverse array of restaurants, bars and shops, York is very much open for business despite recent localised flooding. With flood defences in place to protect the city, visitors and residents are being encouraged to explore the many ‘Only in York’ experiences on offer – including upcoming events such as York Restaurant Week and York Literature Festival.

  • Lent, Holy Week and Easter at York Minster

    Lent, Holy Week and Easter at York Minster

    From Ash Wednesday (26 February) until Easter Eve (Saturday 11 April), Christians around the world will enter the period of Lent – a time of reflection, penitence and solemnity – as they recall the momentous events leading to Jesus’ betrayal, imprisonment, torture, and crucifixion on Good Friday. Then on Easter Day (Sunday 12 April), sorrow turns to joy as Christians celebrate the wonder of Christ’s resurrection.

  • JORVIK Viking Festival to launch with new venues to avoid Storm Dennis

    JORVIK Viking Festival to launch with new venues to avoid Storm Dennis

    The Vikings didn’t manage to travel the world without knowing where and when to anchor their boats and pitch their tents, and the Norse invaders arriving for JORVIK Viking Festival this weekend (15 February) are tweaking their plans slightly with Storm Dennis expected to unleash its fury over the next few days.

  • Finalists revealed for York’s tourism Oscars

    Finalists revealed for York’s tourism Oscars

    Finalists in the Visit York Tourism Awards, sponsored by LNER, have been revealed today. The prestigious awards ceremony returns on Thursday 23rd April 2020 with the best of York’s businesses going head to head to win one of 17 trophies. The event aims to shine a spotlight on excellence in York’s tourism sector and reward outstanding service, innovation and quality. 

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