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Thursday 24th July 2014

  • hans-chew-blacksmiths-arms-naburn

    Beer and boogie adds up to a big weekend at the Blacksmiths

    Ten live acts and loads of real ale planned for first music festival at the pub


  • musketeers-four

    Why strapping young men are hitting each other with swords in a York church hall

    Alice Lavelle finds her swash well and truly buckled ahead of an exciting new street theatre production in York


  • vintage-velvet-adam-festival

    ADAM’s back, the festival which celebrates amazing Acomb

    The ADAM Festival takes over Acomb on Saturday, July 19 – here are a few Mix picks


  • rowntree-park-birthday-party

    Six things to do in York this weekend – July 19-20, 2014

    It’s party time in York, with treasure hunts, birthday celebrations and lots more…


  • york-music-latest-bored-housewife

    York music latest: La Petite Mort and a Bored Housewife

    David Nicholson points us in the direction of hooky psychedelia and happy, twisted songs


  • york-mansion-house-importance-earnest-theatre-mill-review

    Review: The Importance Of Being Earnest at York Mansion House

    The Lord Mayor’s home made a sumptuous backdrop for the Oscar Wilde classic. Simona Manni was a guest at the party


  • rocking-goose-horns-york

    How it all began at Fibbers (and how the music venue got its name…)

    After the legendary music venue upped sticks for a new home, Kev Benson recalls playing that first night in ’92

  • york-council-website-volunteers

    Volunteers wanted: Can you help redesign York council’s website?

    Could you take part in a focus group to help create a better online experience?

  • richard-barnes-according-to-mcgee

    The art to see now: York’s galleries take you for a ride

    Fed up that the Tour de France is just a memory? These bike inspired artworks will revive you, says Jayne Dwyer

  • bills-restaurant-york-booths-main

    First look: Bill’s Restaurant in York, the new place on Coney Street

    The refit has already created a buzz. Here’s what’s behind those shuttered windows…

  • york-women-bishops-bbc-vivienne-faull

    ‘Women? As bishops? Unthinkable… It all went wrong with the suffragettes’

    Writer and humorist Miles Salter tracks down the voice of Church conservatism…

  • Sporting ecstasy… Germany lift the World Cup in Brazil. Photograph © Agência Brasil on Wikipedia

    Heaven for the winners, hell for the losers: is sport our new religion?

    The summer of sport is almost over, but don’t despair, says Miles Salter

  • york-theatre-royal-july-2014

    Theatre Royal goes loco – moves to NRM during eight month refit

    York’s oldest theatre will hit the road – temporarily – as work begins on a £4.1 million transformation

  • Pattie bun bun… two of the new burgers in town

    Battle of the burgers: Byron vs Gourmet Burger Kitchen

    David Nicholson compares two of the city’s ‘posh burger’ outlets – and discovers that it’s about much more than just the food…

  • terrys-york

    Future of York planning forum in doubt: can you help?

    The independent body behind the Local List will hold a crunch meeting on Wednesday


  • york-mystery-plays-preview-main

    Mystery Plays roll back into town: Where and when to see them

    Four years in the making, with 600 people involved, the waggon plays return to our city streets for the next two Sundays

  • dragon-boat-race-yorkmix-2013

    Six things to do in York this weekend: July 12-13, 2014

    It’s going to be hot in the city, so here are a few ideas to make the most of it, compiled by Alice Lavelle

  • Geoff Boycott with Sweetie and Kernel

    Clarkson, Boycott and Blessed celebrated as ‘spirit of Yorkshire’ at York Maze

    You’ll be tramping around the heads of Jeremy Clarkson, Geoff Boycott and Brian Blessed at York Maze this summer

  • david-cameron-creepy-crawlies-main

    Prime Minister David Cameron does high wire act in York

    The man at the top did a balancing act when he called into the Web Adventure Park

  • york-races-july-2014

    Who’ll win at York Races? Tips for the John Smith’s Cup Meeting 2014

    Off to the two day meeting at York Racecourse? Take our tipster Turpin with you…

  • york-police-tdf-penny-farthing

    18 fab pictures showing how police got into the Tour de France spirit

    And keeping their dignity intact throughout. Almost.

  • new-street-lights-york

    Street lamps will shine a new light on York

    The orange glow of yesteryear is to be replaced with clearer, cheaper white light

  • volunteers-wanted

    Volunteers wanted to help out at York sports clubs

    Have you got some time to help out two clubs?

  • Ready to roll: Mint Velvet on Low Petergate, York

    Mint Velvet set to open ‘biggest store yet’ in heart of York

    Fashion brand all ready to bring ‘relaxed glamour’ to Petergate

  • hamish-mcarthur-climbing

    Amazing boy climber scales new heights with British victory

    Meet Hamish McArthur, British climbing champion, who has already reached the top. By Pete Wise

  • york-theatre-royal-taste-of-honey-main

    Review: A Taste Of Honey, York Theatre Royal

    Shameless star Rebecca Ryan takes the lead in this gritty drama: Jo Haywood was there

  • The terrible fire on July 9, 1984. Photograph: York Libraries & Archives

    How the York Minster fire sparked an unholy row in The Times

    On the 30th anniversary of the blaze we look back to when its cause became a very hot topic…