Sky Ride/York Festival of Cycling
Sky Ride York is back – for one last lap! This year it’s your final chance to take to the streets of York for a traffic-free ride through the city. Meanwhile the York Festival of Cycling will give residents and visitors the chance to take part in all sorts of pedal-powered activities in Rowntree Park. A stunt team will be on hand throughout the day to show off their jaw-dropping skills. Both events are on Sunday – all the details here.
Heritage Open Days
At England’s biggest festival of history and culture, you can explore local treasures for free. With so much history in and around York there’s plenty to choose from on our doorstep: from the Minster’s stoneyard to Naburn Locks, and plenty of museums and listed buildings. So pick your venue and step back in time… More.
Ceramic Art York craft fair
Meet some talented makers in the lovely surroundings of Museum Gardens and admire their ceramics and sculptures. Styles range from traditional to cutting-edge contemporary. More here.
World Ploughing 2016
Here’s something to get you out of a rut! The World Ploughing championship is at Crockey Hill this weekend. Alongside the sport there’ll be trade stands craft exhibits, vintage displays and demonstrations. More here.
Yorkshire Whisky Festival
If you’re a fan of a drop of firewater head to the racecourse for the 14th York(shire) Whisky Festival on Saturday. Scotch, Irish and world whiskies are up for tasting. More here
Nine To Five
From the producer of Ghost, Legally Blonde and Hairspray comes another feel good musical, Dolly Parton’s 9 to 5: The Musical. Based on the 1980s movie of the same name, it takes the audience back to the 1970s when three office workers, Violet, Dora Lee and Judy, turn the tables on their sexist boss. More