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Major Annual Events

Major Annual Events

Major Annual Events

  • York Mediale opens: 10 days of installations, performance, film and music‏

    York Mediale opens: 10 days of installations, performance, film and music‏

    Visitors to York city centre over the coming ten days are invited to discover what happens when art meets the future, with the opening of new international media arts festival, York Mediale 2018. The festival opens today (Thursday 27 September) and promises diverse and thought-provoking work and experiences – from sculptural installations to performance art – at venues across the city.‏

  • Royal florist Simon Lycett adds celebrity flower power to Bloom!

    Royal florist Simon Lycett adds celebrity flower power to Bloom!

    Fresh from RHS Hampton Court Palace, celebrity and royal florist Simon Lycett is bringing ‘floral fabulousness’ to historic York’s horticultural festival Bloom! on Friday 6 July.  Bloom! is a city-wide celebration marking the 250th anniversary of the Ancient Society of York Florists, the oldest horticultural society in the world, as well as a wider celebration of York’s horticultural heritage including pioneers such as James Backhouse & Son’s and George Russell, developer of the Russell Hybrid Lupin.  It runs from Thursday 5 to Sunday 8 July 2018.

  • Highlights announced for York’s new floral festival Bloom! 5–8 July 2018

    Highlights announced for York’s new floral festival Bloom! 5–8 July 2018

    Four days of floral spectacles will see a village green, hidden gardens and even a floral boat blossom in historic York during a new flower festival marking the 250th anniversary of the Ancient Society of York Florists, the oldest of its kind in the world.  The brain child of Make It York, the festival is supported by York Business Improvement District and dozens of local businesses and organisations.

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