Entertainment

BBC dubs York songwriter a future ‘national treasure’

mark-wynn-6-music-excerptYork singer-songwriter Mark Wynn gained his first national radio showcase at the weekend. BBC Radio 6 Music presenter Tom Robinson introduced Mark as an artist who will achieve “national treasure” status – in around 20 years.

Can York break a world record? Yeah! says Marco

marco-frigatti-excerptHe’s the chap who decides what is officially amazing – the top adjudicator at the Guinness World Records. Ahead of the stage show coming to York, Chris Titley talked to Marco Frigatti

‘As a city, York can do amazing things’

miles-salter-excerptYork Literature Festival is only weeks away and it promises to be the best yet, with Will Self and Carol Ann Duffy among the writers taking part. We asked organiser Miles Salter about reading, writing and rock’n’roll.

Look out York – the wargamers are coming!

york-wargames-excerptHordes of wargamers and collectors from all over the UK will descend on the racecourse this Sunday for York Wargames Society’s grand annual show, Vapnartak. Chris Geeson takes a look behind the battle-lines to see what it’s all about