Be afraid at Britain’s scariest attraction, or chill out with chocolate. The choice is yours!

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

York Maze was named the UK’s Best Scream Park this year, which makes it officially the scariest night out in Britain. Dare you enter the five separate live-action haunted house attractions? New for 2018 – a live stage show where you encounter a travelling side-show of circus rejects.
Oct 12-Nov 3 various dates
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There are bigger sporting events this weekend – including the final day of York races – but none can match the white knuckle thrill of horse chestnut striking horse chestnut. Can you conker allcomers?

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This new exhibition at the NRM showcases the latest railway tech. See the hyperloop prototype, which could give us an insight into the high-speed travel of the future, and the innovations behind today’s fastest trains.

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Starting and finishing at the University of York, this popular event will see thousands of people take to the city streets raising money for great causes and striving for a personal best time. Give ’em a cheer!

There are two types of people in the world. Those who are excited by running 26 miles without stopping, and those who are thrilled by anything to do with chocolate. For them, Goddards is the place to be. The former home of the Terry family is celebrating this important week with talks, displays – and special treats in the café.
Till Oct 21 (exc Mon & Tue)
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The Chapter House Choir mark the 1918 Armistice and the centenary of women’s suffrage with a concert in York Minster. Featuring music by CHH Parry, whose death was also 100 years ago.

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