18 things to do in York this weekend, Jan 14-15 2017

13 Jan 2017 @ 12.27 pm
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Dickinson’s Real Deal

The real deal: David Dickinson. Photograph: Zodiak / ITV

The man with the tan and the stripy suit is at York Racecourse on Saturday. Take along your collectables and get a free valuation – and maybe become a TV star into the bargain… More here

York Pride Drag Race

A dazzling night out. Photograph: York Pride on Facebook

If you’ve ever seen RuPaul’s Drag Race, you’ll have an idea of how bonkersly entertaining this night will be. Hosted by Queenie Buffay at The Principal Hotel on Sunday, York’s finest amateur drag kings and queens will battle it out for the chance to perform at York Pride 2017. More here

More entertainment

Event Venue Time
Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club Basement Sat @ 7.30pm
Cinderella York Theatre Royal Till Jan 28
An Evening With Joanne Harris The Falcon Tap Sun @ 4.30pm

Brass Monkey Half Marathon

Photograph: Ben McNeilage Photography

Was ever an event so aptly named? It really will be brass monkeys for the brave competitors in this year’s race, which kicks off at York Racecourse on Sunday at 10am. Go on, cheer them on! More here

More family events

Event Venue Time
Gardening Group Glen Gardens Sat @ 10am

CD and Record Fair

Get bargain hunting in the Basement

The first fair this year sees music lovers buying, selling and collecting vinyl and CDs. Update your soundtrack for 2017! At The Basement on Saturday, 10.30am-4.30pmmore here

More music

Event Venue Time
Irie Vibes feat. LADY LEX The Crescent Sat @ 8pm
Supermoon Black Horse Sat @ 8pm
Tom Bliss and The Burning Bridges Black Swan Sat Jan 14
Black Ice Victoria Vaults Sat @ 8.30pm
Simon Young Acorn Rugby Club Sat @ 9pm
Dr Browns RnB Revue Edinburgh Arms Sat @ 9pm
Where Words Fail Roman Bath Sat @ 9pm
Reggae Sunday Spread Eagle Sun @ 1pm
Kitty VR Kennedy’s Sun @ 9pm

Lip-Sync Lollapalooza

Photograph @ Lip-Sync Lollapalooza / Harry Elletson Photography and Design

Are you a talented mime artist? Then why not join “York’s number one feel-good, campy, mesmerising, sensational, original, quirky and down-right amazing lip-syncing club night”. At Fibbers on Sunday from 9.30pmmore here