18 things to do in York this weekend, January 23-24 2016

Look out, it's Ed Byrne
22 Jan 2016 @ 4.00 pm
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mix-six-logo-2016It’s back! Six choices and a dozen more options for your weekend, with shopping, stand-up, David Bowie and Let’s Dance… More in our What’s On Guide

Comedy with Ed Byrne

Look out, it's Ed Byrne
Look out, it’s Ed Byrne
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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 Sundaymore here.

More shows

Event Venue Time
Penny Millionaire Jo Ro Theatre Till Sat
Dick Whittington & His Meerkat NRM Till Sun

Music fest for flood victims

On at the Ainsty, mod favourites The 5:15's. Photograph © Marc McGarraghy / Yellow Mustang Photography
On at the Ainsty, mod favourites The 5:15’s. Photograph © Marc McGarraghy / Yellow Mustang Photography
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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 noonmore here.

More music

Event Venue Time
The Monofones Fulford Arms Sat @ 7pm
Folk Night Golden Ball Sun @ 8.30pm
Academy of St Olave’s Winter Concert St Peter’s School Sat @ 8pm
David Bowie Tribute Night Woolpack Inn Sat @ 8pm

Peter Pan by Let’s Dance

Peter Pan and friends, ready to fly
Peter Pan and friends, ready to fly
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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.

More dance

Event Venue Time
Burns Night Ceilidh De Grey Rooms Sat @ 8pm

York CD and Record Fair

Get bargain hunting in the Basement
Get bargain hunting in the Basement
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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 Saturdaymore here.

More shopping

Event Venue Time
Charity Jumble Sale Bay Horse, Marygate Sat @ 10am-4pm
Reflect Fashion Show & Preloved Clothes Sale The Citadel Sat @ 7.30pm
January Sale St Edward’s Church Sat @ 10am-2pm

South Bank Cinema: Paragraph 175

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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 8pmmore here.

More cinema

Event Venue Time
Bolshoi Ballet: The Taming of the Shrew City Screen Sun @ 3pm

Three Yorkshire Ceramicists

A dynamic sculpture by Eoghan Bridge
A dynamic sculpture by Eoghan Bridge
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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 Gallerymore here.

More art

Event Venue Time
Made To Measure Lotte Inch Gallery Till Mar 9