44 things to do in York this weekend, 18-19 May 2019

Shakespeare, shopping, death and tennis. Sounds like a packed weekend…

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

In the spirit of York International Shakespeare Festival, Riding Lights invites you to spend a jolly evening with them over in France, as they streamline All’s Well into a sharp 90 minutes of breathless trips across Europe, chasing true love, honour, Italian girls and solutions to a couple of frankly impossible tasks.
Finishes Sun 19 May
Sat @ 5pm & 8pm, Sun @5pm
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Lots of different vintage gear – all under £15. That’s the promise from the organisers of this two-day shopping fest, with fresh stock added each day.


Returning for another year to beautiful Nunnington Hall, these photography awards reveal both the work of amateur and professional photographers and celebrate British wildlife in all its beauty and diversity.

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Jasper Carrott says Keith Donnelly could make sheep laugh. And this fun family and music show, starring Keith and Ursula Holden Gill, boasts rousing choruses, skew-whiff stories and a shedload of laughter.
11.30am and 1.30pm
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York’s ‘garden of death’ is a beautiful inner city oasis, home to much wildlife. This talk about the history of York Cemetery is followed by a walk around some of the gardens pointing out plants and trees.

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The LTA is putting on an afternoon of fun sessions with their coaches and assistants for children, juniors and adults, plus cakes & refreshments. Tip: don’t eat the cake until after you’ve played tennis. That’s what Andy Murray always says.