40+ things to do in York this weekend, Oct 13-14 2018

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.

Hallowscream 2018

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
6.30 pm-11.00 pm
York Maze
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Snow Queen

Thu Sep 27 - Sat Oct 13
York Theatre Royal
St. Leonard's Place
York, YO1 7HD United Kingdom
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They Don’t Pay? We Won’t Pay!

Fri Oct 5 @ 7.30 pm - Sat Oct 13 @ 7.30 pm
York Theatre Royal
St. Leonard's Place
York, YO1 7HD United Kingdom
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Spooky Stone Painting

Sat Oct 13 @ 12.30 pm - 2.30 pm
Spark:York CIC
17-21 Piccadilly
York, YO1 9PB United Kingdom
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Family Halloween Lantern Making

Sat Oct 13 @ 2.00 pm - 3.30 pm
Chill In The Community
8a Acomb Court, Front Street, Acomb
York, YO24 3BJ United Kingdom
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Surprise Ending

Sat Oct 13 @ 2.30 pm - 4.00 pm
York Explore Library and Archive
Museum St.
York, YO1 7 United Kingdom
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Dirty Dancing

Sat Oct 13 @ 3.00 pm
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Grand Opera House
Cumberland Street
York, YO1 9SW United Kingdom
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Hallowscream 2018

Sat Oct 13 @ 6.30 pm - 11.00 pm
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York Maze
Elvington Lane
York, YO19 5LT United Kingdom
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It’s Dance Time!

Sat Oct 13 @ 7.00 pm
Joseph Rowntree School
Haxby Road
York, YO32 4BZ United Kingdom
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Surprise Ending (plus Q&A with Bridget Foreman)

Sat Oct 13 @ 7.30 pm
Friargate Theatre
Lower Friargate
York, YO1 9SL United Kingdom
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Queer Space 3.0

Sat Oct 13 @ 7.30 pm
The Fulford Arms
121 Fulford Road
York, YO10 4EX United Kingdom
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York Dungeon Late

Sat Oct 13 @ 8.00 pm - 10.00 pm
York Dungeon
12 Clifford Street
York, YO1 9RD United Kingdom
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That’s Showbiz

Sun Oct 14 @ 10.00 am
York Barbican
Paragon Street
York, YO10 4AG United Kingdom
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Mrs Browns Boys Tribute

Sun Oct 14 @ 4.00 pm
Acorn Rugby Club
Thanet Road
York, YO24 2NW United Kingdom
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5th Annual Conker Competition

5th Annual Conker Competition

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?
Sun Oct 14
2.00 pm-5.00 pm
The Gillygate
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October Finale – York Races

Fri Oct 12 @ 11.15 am - Sat Oct 13 @ 11.15 am
York Racecourse
Knavesmire Road
York, YO23 1EX United Kingdom
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Games Night

Sat Oct 13 @ 7.00 pm - 10.00 pm
Trafalgar Bay
7 Nunnery Lane
York, YO23 1AB United Kingdom
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The Yorkshire Marathon

Sun Oct 14 @ 9.00 am
University of York
Heslington
York, YO10 5DD United Kingdom
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Testing

Testing

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.
Fri Oct 12-Sun, April 28
10.00 am-6.00 pm
National Railway Museum
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Apple Celebration Week

Sun Oct 7 @ 10.30 am - Sun Oct 14 @ 5.00 pm
Beningbrough Hall, Gardens and Gallery
Beningbrough
York, North YO30 1DD United Kingdom
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October Finale – York Races

Fri Oct 12 @ 11.15 am - Sat Oct 13 @ 11.15 am
York Racecourse
Knavesmire Road
York, YO23 1EX United Kingdom
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Open Morning at The Mount

Sat Oct 13 @ 10.00 am - 1.00 pm
The Mount School
Dalton Terrace
York, YO24 4DD United Kingdom
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National Chocolate Week at Goddards

Sat Oct 13 @ 10.30 am - 5.00 pm
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Goddards
27 Tadcaster Road
York, YO24 1GG United Kingdom
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Illustration Event – Create Your Own Giant!

Sat Oct 13 @ 11.00 am - 2.00 pm
York Art Gallery
Exhibition Square
York, YO1 7EW United States
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Spooky Stone Painting

Sat Oct 13 @ 12.30 pm - 2.30 pm
Spark:York CIC
17-21 Piccadilly
York, YO1 9PB United Kingdom
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St Nicks Autumn Fayre

Sat Oct 13 @ 1.00 pm - 5.00 pm
St Nicks
Rawdon Ave
York, YO10 3ST United Kingdom
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Family Halloween Lantern Making

Sat Oct 13 @ 2.00 pm - 3.30 pm
Chill In The Community
8a Acomb Court, Front Street, Acomb
York, YO24 3BJ United Kingdom
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Bat Watch

Sat Oct 13 @ 6.30 pm - 7.30 pm
Rowntree Park
Terry Avenue
York, YO23 1JQ United Kingdom
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5th Annual Conker Competition

Sun Oct 14 @ 2.00 pm - 5.00 pm
The Gillygate
48 Gillygate
York, YO31 7EQ United Kingdom
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The Yorkshire Marathon

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!
Sun Oct 14
9.00 am
University of York
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National Chocolate Week at Goddards

National Chocolate Week at Goddards

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)
10.30 am-5.00 pm
Goddards
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Beer Festival at The Fox

Thu Oct 11 @ 12.00 pm - Sun Oct 14 @ 11.00 pm
Fox Inn
Holgate Road
York, YO24 4DQ United Kingdom
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Autumn Pub Crawl

Sat Oct 13 @ 3.00 pm - 11.00 pm
Various York pubs
York, United Kingdom

Nineteen Eighteen

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.
Sat Oct 13
7.30 pm
York Minster
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The Concert Series

Sat Oct 13 @ 12.30 pm - 2.00 pm
National Centre for Early Music
St Margaret's Church Walmgate
York, YO1 9TL United Kingdom
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The Chords UK with Page 45

Sat Oct 13 @ 7.00 pm
Victoria Vaults
47-49 Nunnery Lane
York, YO23 1 United Kingdom
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York Guildhall Orchestra

Sat Oct 13 @ 7.30 pm
York Barbican
Paragon Street
York, YO10 4AG United Kingdom
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Queer Space 3.0

Sat Oct 13 @ 7.30 pm
The Fulford Arms
121 Fulford Road
York, YO10 4EX United Kingdom
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Shepherd Group Brass Band Concert

Sat Oct 13 @ 7.30 pm - 9.30 pm
St Edward the Confessor Church
Tadcaster Road, Dringhouses
York, YO24 1QG United Kingdom
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O’Connell & Love

Sat Oct 13 @ 8.00 pm
Fibbers
3-5 Toft Green
York, YO1 6JT United Kingdom
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Jimbo Doomface

Sat Oct 13 @ 9.00 pm
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Three Tuns
12 Coppergate
York, YO1 9NR United Kingdom
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The 5.15s

Sat Oct 13 @ 9.00 pm
Acorn Rugby Club
Thanet Road
York, YO24 2NW United Kingdom
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Burning Sky

Sat Oct 13 @ 9.00 pm
Edinburgh Arms
25 Fishergate
York, YO10 4AE United Kingdom
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Snaize & Maclean

Sat Oct 13 @ 9.00 pm
The Habit
40 Goodramgate
York, YO1 7LF United Kingdom
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The Sidewinders

Sat Oct 13 @ 9.00 pm
Bootham Tavern
29 Bootham
York, YO30 7BW United Kingdom
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Mrs Browns Boys Tribute

Sun Oct 14 @ 4.00 pm
Acorn Rugby Club
Thanet Road
York, YO24 2NW United Kingdom
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Melody Makers

Sun Oct 14 @ 4.00 pm
New York Club
26 Blossom Street
York, YO24 1AJ United Kingdom
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Acoustic Sundays with Sam & Steve

Sun Oct 14 @ 4.00 pm
The Judge’s Lodging
9 Lendal
York, YO1 8AQ United Kingdom
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The Consequences

Sun Oct 14 @ 5.00 pm
Inn On The Green
3 The Green, Acomb
York, YO26 5LL United Kingdom
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Nashville Sessions

Sun Oct 14 @ 6.30 pm
Edinburgh Arms
25 Fishergate
York, YO10 4AE United Kingdom
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Concert for York Sands

Sun Oct 14 @ 7.00 pm
Haxby Memorial Hall
16 The Village
York, YO32 3HT United Kingdom
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The Parasitic Rejects Tour presents: Pat Butcher and more

Sun Oct 14 @ 7.30 pm
The Fulford Arms
121 Fulford Road
York, YO10 4EX United Kingdom
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