Comedy with Ed Byrne
The tale-spinning Irishman with the long hair returns to York with his new show, Outside, Looking In. He’s been moaning about life’s little annoyances since his early 20s and, now into his fifth decade on this earth, he’s not about to stop… At the Grand Opera House on Sunday – more here.
Music fest for flood victims
Brought to you by the award-winning team behind the Apollo Festival, this two-day extravaganza brings a host of great musicians together for a fabulous cause – to raise money for York’s flood victims. Saturday and Sunday from noon – more here.
Peter Pan by Let’s Dance
Dressed as pirates, bees and lost boys from Neverland, this colourful company of young talent hail from Let’s Dance in Bishopthorpe. And they bring their show Peter Pan to the Grand Opera House on Saturday afternoon. Aged from five to 18, the performers will re-enact the famous tale through ballet, jazz and tap. More here.
York CD and Record Fair
Browse for that offbeat classic, exchange your own records or just enjoy being around other vinyl heads as the music mart returns to the Basement on Saturday – more here.
South Bank Cinema: Paragraph 175
As we approach Holocaust Memorial Day, South Bank Community Cinema in Clements Hall shows the powerful documentary Paragraph 175. Historian Klaus Müller interviews survivors of the Nazi persecution of homosexuals because of the German Penal Code of 1871, Paragraph 175. Saturday at 8pm – more here.
Three Yorkshire Ceramicists
Opening this weekend and running till Feb 21, Three Yorkshire Ceramicists showcases the talents of Selby sculpture Eoghan Bridge, potter Ben Davies and ceramic artists Anna Whitehouse. Diverse, fascinating and beautiful works of art at the Pyramid Gallery – more here.