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News from the City

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  • From powdered wigs, to petticoats and pantaloons... Discover 'What not to Wear' this weekend at Fairfax House

    From powdered wigs, to petticoats and pantaloons... Discover 'What not to Wear' this weekend at Fairfax House

    The Mannered Mob return to Fairfax House this weekend for ‘What Not to Wear’, an intimate look at the fashions of the eighteenth century. Now in its fifth year, the annual Living History Weekend At Home with the Georgians will see up to a dozen ‘Georgians’ – all dressed in authentic period costume - descend on Fairfax House to demonstrate some of the more outlandish aspects of eighteenth-century style – from the truly fabulous to the downright bizarre.

  • Date set for 2019 Festival of Cycling

    Date set for 2019 Festival of Cycling

    City of York Council’s annual Festival of Cycling returns to Rowntree Park on Sunday 1 September, with a wide variety of fun, pedal-powered activities and attractions for the whole family to enjoy.

  • Northern Lights Express illuminates the North Yorkshire Moors Railway

    Northern Lights Express illuminates the North Yorkshire Moors Railway

    Ladies and Gentlemen step right up step right up! Tonight, we are here to marvel at a wonder of the modern age. If Mr James Watt and Mr Robert Stephenson themselves were here they would scarcely be able to believe their eyes as we witness the scintillating, illuminating collaboration of steam and electricity. In just a matter of moments you will see a sight the likes of which you have never seen before, so counts with me 10, 9, 8, .......behold the magical Northern Lights Express!

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