In The City music festival
A brand new music festival kicks off this weekend. Over two days – Sunday and Monday – and two venues, the Spread Eagle and The Mount, some of the best unsigned bands from Yorkshire and beyond will be performing. And all money goes to the young homeless charity SASH. More here.
It’s A Knockout
Sliding down foam filled inflatables – is there a better way to spend a Sunday afternoon? That’s what the 36 teams in this year’s It’s A Knockout for St Leonard’s Hospice will be doing, among other daft games. It’s a great spectacle for all the family, and there will also be trampolines, other games and refreshments, so head over to Knavesmire – more here.
Living History Weekend
War – what is it good for? Well, it makes for a fascinating day of reenactments at Eden Camp. Its Second World War Living History Weekend takes place on Sunday and Monday from 10am-3pm – more here.
A fun-packed family day from the Jorvik Medieval Festival, featuring a host of crafts and activities including archery and sword fighting workshops. Monday from 10am – full details here.
Ken Dodd’s Happiness Show
Happiness, as Ken Dodd musically reminds us, is the greatest gift that we possess – and he has it in bucketloads. The one-liners will come thick and fast in a cavalcade of silliness. At the Grand Opera House on Saturday – more here.
The Art Shack
The Art Shack pop up gallery takes over 4-6 Gillygate, starting on Saturday and running for three weeks. Featuring the work of local artists Phil Dodsworth and Ric Liptrot it promises to offer fresh, original and unique perspectives.