30+ things to do in York this weekend, November 24-25 2018

Meet Lusty Linda, start your Christmas shopping, say hello to Santa and tuck in to York's chocolate history

Meet Lusty Linda, start your Christmas shopping, say hello to Santa and tuck in to York’s chocolate history this weekend.

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

V Force Day – 25 Years of Victor at Elvington

Twenty five years ago one of the museum’s most iconic planes, the Handley Page Victor ‘Lusty Linda’, arrived in Elvington. To mark the anniversary, there are talks, guided tours of the aircraft and live engine runs.
Sun Nov 25
10.00 am-5.00 pm
Yorkshire Air Museum
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Make a Hungry Caterpillar Puppet

Sat Nov 24 @ 11.00 am - 11.45 am
Clifton Explore Library
Rawcliffe Lane
York, YO30 5SJ United Kingdom
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2018 Yorkshire Schools Dance Festival

Sat Nov 24 @ 3.00 pm - Sun Nov 25 @ 5.00 pm
University of York
Heslington
York, YO10 5DD United Kingdom
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Santa’s Sweet Adventure

All three floors of York’s Chocolate Story have had a festive makeover ready for Santa to move in. They can meet the big man on themed tours, where they help him on his mission to save Christmas.
Sat Nov 24-Mon Dec 24
9.30 am-6.00 pm
York’s Chocolate Story
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Inspired 2018 Christmas Show

Sat Nov 24 @ 10.00 am - Sun Nov 25 @ 4.00 pm
The Chapel at York Cemetery
Cemetery Road
York, YO10 5AJ United Kingdom
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Christmas Craft and Gift Fair

Sat Nov 24 @ 10.00 am - 3.00 pm
Tang Hall Explore Library
The Centre @ Burnholme, Mossdale Avenue
York, YO31 0HA United Kingdom
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Santa’s Grotto at Langlands Shiptonthorpe

Sat Nov 24 @ 11.00 am - 4.00 pm
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Langlands Garden Centre
York Road, Shiptonthorpe
York, YO43 3PN United Kingdom
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De Grey Rooms Christmas Fair

Sat Nov 24 @ 11.00 am - 4.00 pm
De Grey Rooms
St. Leonard's Place
York, YO1 7HD United Kingdom
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Christmas Fayre

Sat Nov 24 @ 2.00 pm - 4.30 pm
New Earswick Folk Hall
Haxby Road
York, YO32 4AQ United Kingdom
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Father Christmas at Treasurer’s House

Sun Nov 25 @ 11.00 am - 4.00 pm
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Treasurer’s House
Minster Yard
York, YO1 7JL United Kingdom
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De Grey Rooms Christmas Fair

Done any of your Christmas shopping yet? If not, this is a good place to start. Opened by panto favourite Martin Barrass, the fair will boast lots of gifts to buy – plus there’s tea and mince pies in the cocktail bar.
Sat Nov 24
11.00 am-4.00 pm
De Grey Rooms
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Inspired 2018 Christmas Show

Sat Nov 24 @ 10.00 am - Sun Nov 25 @ 4.00 pm
The Chapel at York Cemetery
Cemetery Road
York, YO10 5AJ United Kingdom
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Christmas Craft and Gift Fair

Sat Nov 24 @ 10.00 am - 3.00 pm
Tang Hall Explore Library
The Centre @ Burnholme, Mossdale Avenue
York, YO31 0HA United Kingdom
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Christmas Fayre

Sat Nov 24 @ 2.00 pm - 4.30 pm
New Earswick Folk Hall
Haxby Road
York, YO32 4AQ United Kingdom
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2018 Yorkshire Schools Dance Festival

Altogether 1,200 young people are taking part in this two-day celebration of dance. Expect to be dazzled by their dexterity and amazed by their energy.
Sat Nov 24-Sun Nov 25
3.00 pm-5.00 pm
University of York
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Studio discoveries

Tue Nov 20 - Sat Nov 24
York Theatre Royal
St. Leonard's Place
York, YO1 7HD United Kingdom
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My Mother Said I Never Should

Tue Nov 20 @ 7.30 pm - Sat Nov 24 @ 7.30 pm
York Theatre Royal
St. Leonard's Place
York, YO1 7HD United Kingdom
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Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club

Sat Nov 24 @ 7.30 pm
The Basement
Picturehouses City Screen, 13-17 Coney St
York, YO1 9QL United Kingdom
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Micklegate Social : Open Mic Night

Sat Nov 24 @ 8.30 pm
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Micklegate Social
148-150 Micklegate
York, YO1 6JX United Kingdom
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The Holy Eyebrow

Sun Nov 25 @ 7.15 pm
Joseph Rowntree Theatre
Haxby Road
York, YO31 8TA United Kingdom
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The Chocolate Village in the Chocolate City

The Film At The Folk Hall people have been wanting to bring some interesting local footage to their big screen for quite some time and it’s finally happening. And there will be lots of insight by the Rowntree archivist to go alongside the film
Sat Nov 24
7.30 pm-9.30 pm
New Earswick Folk Hall
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Holy Moly & The Crackers

The critically acclaimed folk-rock band bring their November tour to The Crescent. They are well worth seeing, as anyone who caught them at Glastonbury can testify.
Sun Nov 25
7.30 pm
The Crescent Community Venue
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Standing In For Joe

Sat Nov 24 @ 3.00 pm
The Fulford Arms
121 Fulford Road
York, YO10 4EX United Kingdom
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Bangarang

Sat Nov 24 @ 5.00 pm
Victoria Vaults
47-49 Nunnery Lane
York, YO23 1 United Kingdom
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FortyFive Vinyl Café – Music Bingo

Sat Nov 24 @ 7.00 pm - 10.00 pm
FortyFive Vinyl Cafe
29 Micklegate
York, YO1 6JH United Kingdom
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University Symphony Orchestra

Sat Nov 24 @ 7.00 pm
Sir Jack Lyons Concert Hall
University of York
York, YO10 5DD United Kingdom
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SKA Night at the Spread Eagle

Sat Nov 24 @ 7.30 pm - 11.59 pm
Spread Eagle York
98 walmgate
York, y019tl United Kingdom
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Isaac Vohra

Sat Nov 24 @ 7.30 pm
Spark:York CIC
17-21 Piccadilly
York, YO1 9PB United Kingdom
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Mike & Basher

Sat Nov 24 @ 8.00 pm
Bay Horse, Blossom Street
55 Blossom Street
York, YO24 1AZ United Kingdom
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Biggus Dickus

Sat Nov 24 @ 8.30 pm
Black Horse, Monkgate
29 Monkgate
York, YO31 7PB United Kingdom
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Micklegate Social : Open Mic Night

Sat Nov 24 @ 8.30 pm
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Micklegate Social
148-150 Micklegate
York, YO1 6JX United Kingdom
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Jimbo Doomface

Sat Nov 24 @ 9.00 pm
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Three Tuns
12 Coppergate
York, YO1 9NR United Kingdom
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David Ward Maclean

Sat Nov 24 @ 9.00 pm
The Habit
40 Goodramgate
York, YO1 7LF United Kingdom
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Hapless

Sat Nov 24 @ 9.00 pm
Blacksmiths Arms
Shipton Road Skelton
York, YO30 1XW United Kingdom
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Chris Johnson & Angela Gordon

Sat Nov 24 @ 9.00 pm
The Volunteer Arms
5 Watson Street
York, YO24 4 United Kingdom
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Roundel

Sat Nov 24 @ 9.00 pm
Acorn Rugby Club
Thanet Road
York, YO24 2NW United Kingdom
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Soul On Sunday

Sun Nov 25 @ 2.00 pm - 8.00 pm
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The corner pin

Evensong performance of Bach’s Cantata 140

Sun Nov 25 @ 4.00 pm
York Minster
Deangate
York, YO1 7HH United Kingdom
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Nashville Sessions

Sun Nov 25 @ 6.00 pm - 9.00 pm
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Edinburgh Arms
25 Fishergate
York, YO10 4AE United Kingdom
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Ante Inferno – Wolvencrown – Ereskigal

Sun Nov 25 @ 7.00 pm
The Fulford Arms
121 Fulford Road
York, YO10 4EX United Kingdom
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The Holy Eyebrow

Sun Nov 25 @ 7.15 pm
Joseph Rowntree Theatre
Haxby Road
York, YO31 8TA United Kingdom
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York Revelation Concert for Mind

Sun Nov 25 @ 7.30 pm
The Victoria Hotel
Heslington Road
York, YO10 5AR United Kingdom
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The Ebor Singers: Monteverdi Vespers

Sun Nov 25 @ 7.30 pm
National Centre for Early Music
St Margaret's Church Walmgate
York, YO1 9TL United Kingdom
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Walking Back To Happiness

Sun Nov 25 @ 7.30 pm
Huntington & District WMC
1 North Moor Road, Huntington
York, YO32 9QS United Kingdom
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