The ADAM Festival – and more songs & shows
ADAM’s back! Or to give him his full name, the Acomb Dance, Arts & Music Community Festival. This free community festival will see singing, dancing and fun across Acomb, and all are welcome to join in. Saturday, 10am-4pm – more here.
Open Edible Gardens & more outdoor fun
Just like the fruit and veg it produces, the Edible Gardens movement is growing. This weekend gardeners across York are flinging open their gates to showcase their efforts and show how easy it is to turn a plot of land into an outdoor larder. Saturday at various times – more here.
Rolls Royce day – and more motors
Is there an object on this earth more elegantly opulent than a Rolls Royce? More than 30 of these classic cars will assemble at the Yorkshire Air Museum on Saturday from 10am-5pm – more here.
York Maze – and more family fun
They must have pulled some strings this year at York Maze – as the theme of the giant puzzle is Thunderbirds. can you find your way round the Thunderbird 2 spaceship cut through a field of maize? Open 10am-6.30pm every day from Saturday – more here
Emmerdale cricket match – & more charity fun
Some of the soap regulars leave the Woolpack for Heworth Cricket Club on Sunday for a cricket match raising money for cancer charities. It kicks off at 2pm, with stalls and a raffle accompanying the sporting endeavours – more here.
York Races and more sport
It’s one of the bigger events in York’s sporting calendar – John Smith’s Cup day. The big race itself is at 3.25pm on Saturday, part of a seven-race meeting and they’re even playing the Ashes on the big screens. York Racecourse opens its doors at 11.15am – more here.