Art Market York
Yorkshire’s biggest art, design and contemporary craft show brings 100 artists together and gives visitors the chance to learn more about art, watch demonstrations, interact with the artists and have a go themselves at creating pieces of art. On until Sunday at York Racecourse – more here.
The Handmade Craft Fair
The Handmade Craft Fair at York Hospitium on Sunday from 11am-4pm is the latest market to open in York offering artisan homewares and bits and bobs you never knew you needed and now must have at all costs. There’ll be unique handmade gifts, craft workshops, homemade cakes and a gift tree in aid of St Leonard’s Hospice.
Beningbrough Hall celebrates the fruit all week with activities and talks. On Sunday the gardeners and volunteers will be demonstrating how the apples are turned into apple juice, with the chance to have a go. Full details here.
If apple week is not enough, we are also entering coffee week. And the Fossgate Social is celebrating on Saturday from 8.30am-5pm with discounts, demonstrations, guest coffees, food-pairings and coffee cocktails as well as a special guide to the dark art of coffee brewing from the roasters at North Star in Leeds – more details here.
The Other Half
Award-winning crime novelist Mark Billingham reads an original story accompanied by My Darling Clementine, who’ll be punctuating the narrative with dark country songs. This unique collaboration takes place at The Basement Bar on Saturday at 8pm – find out more
A Streetcar Named Desire
As a celebration of the new Vivien Leigh exhibition at Treasurer’s House, City Screen presents one of her most enduring classics, A Streetcar Named Desire at 8pm on Sunday. Dr Sarah Olive from the University of York will give a talk called The Prime of Vivien Leigh before the film and the Riverside Bar will be serving a special Vivien Leigh cocktail. More