30+ things to do in York this weekend, Oct 20-21 2018

Stewart Francis goes into the punset at the Barbican
18 Oct 2018 @ 8.19 pm
| Entertainment

Geeks, laughs, strippers and New Yorkers for you this weekend.

As always, York’s comprehensive guide to things do to in York is here.

Here’s your chance to “try out everything nerdy under the sun”. It is a friendly fest where you can have a geeky dabble or go full throttle – and cosplayers get in free.

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Starring York’s own Andrew Dunn, best known as Tony in Dinnerladies, this stage version of the much-loved film has received standing ovations every night and features the iconic songs from the film by Donna Summer, Hot Chocolate and Tom Jones.
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Join Count Fectionery as he weaves terrible tales along the spooky streets of York. And as he hails from York’s Chocolate Story you can expect the odd trick or two – but plenty of treats on the way.

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We’re blessed with a barrel full of funny folk this weekend – see the button below. The comedy cornucopia includes York’s last chance to see the king of the deadpan one-liner Stewart Francis as he brings his final tour to the Barbican.

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Friends of Rowntree Park are running a drop-in session for children aged 3-14 to create poppies as part of a display in the park that will mark 100 years since the end of the First World War. They will be making red, white and green poppies.

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This New York City-based duo made a name for themselves thanks to 2005 album With Love and Squalor, which sold 100,000 copies in the first six months. They are still a creative force, as you’ll discover if you head over to see their Fibbers set on Sunday.

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