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Taste of SLAP

Valentine's Event

York Theatre Royal, York Theatre Royal, St. Leonard's Place, York, North Yorkshire, YO1 7HD

Tel: 01904623658

Taste of SLAP


York's pay what you can performance festival SLAP is back with a tasty assortment of theatre and performance from award winning artists.

Taste of SLAP is an alternative Valentine's Day treat, with an entire day and evening of bite sized performances. Expect cabaret, theatre, dinner dating, tea drinking, canapé art and more in-between.

With the likes of the acclaimed Levantes Dance Theatre, ZU-UK and DRYHUMP alongside local and regional artists; Taste of SLAP is the feast of the year and not one to be missed.

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Tea & Tolerance
A roaming tea trolley that delivers piping hot topics not tea, and dishes out dialogue rather than digestives.

I A Mixed
A 'Cefill' a mixture of Celtic Cèilidh and Indian Mafill, with an intimate storytelling experience.

Canapè Art
A delightful duo serve up a glittery and unexpected twist on hors d'oeuvres.

Binaural Dinner Date
A voice in your ear guides you through the perfect date. Come with your own date​,​ or we can find one for you​.​​

Messy Eaters
A quirky, rhyming response to the silly sides of food: from Waitrose Turkeys, to diet culture.

A sumptuous feast of Queer Cabaret Delights, with small plates of performance, porky party games and delicious dancing.


All tickets are available to buy form the York Theatre Royal Box Office.

We are committed to making all of our events as accessible and affordable as possible. We have decided that having a range of ticket prices is the best way to allow everyone to be able to purchase a ticket within their financial reach whilst also ensuring that we are able to continue running events.

Our ticket brackets are £3, £6, £9, £12 choose the amount you would like to pay.

We will never ask you to prove your financial situation just pick the amount that feels best for you.

SLAP is supported using public funding from the National Lottery through Arts Council England with further support from York Theatre Royal, York St John University and Drama Soc.

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