It’s Father’s Day on Sunday so we’ve a few events to keep dad happy. Plus gin, lip-syncing, street parties and a star screenwriter.

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

York Races – June Meeting

It’s Macmillan Charity Raceday at York, combining spectacular Saturday sport with raising huge amounts of lolly for a good cause (£8 million so far). The big race of the day is the £100K Pavers Foundation Catherine Memorial Sprint, and there’s a charity auction with lots of great, er, lots.
Fri Jun 14-Sat Jun 15
11.15 am-7.15 pm
York Racecourse
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York Archers Double York, Hereford, and Bristols

Sat Jun 15 @ 9.00 am - Sun Jun 16 @ 5.00 pm
Hopgrove Playing Fields
440 Malton Road
York, YO32 9TE
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Tennis Taster Day

Sat Jun 15 @ 1.00 pm - 5.00 pm
Rowntree Park Tennis Courts
Terry Avenue
York, YO23 1 GB
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R U Taking the P ?

Sun Jun 16 @ 9.30 am - 12.00 pm
Bishopthorpe Road
Bishopthorpe Road
York, United Kingdom
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Gin-spiration Festival

If you like a gin (and who doesn’t?), this is for you. No fewer than 70 different gins are up for tasting, and you can meet a distiller.
Sat Jun 15-Sun Jun 16
12.00 pm-11.00 pm
Spark:York
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9th Poppleton Beer Festival

Fri Jun 14 @ 4.00 pm - Sat Jun 15 @ 11.00 pm
Poppleton Beer Festival
Millfield Lane
York, YO26 6NY GB
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Whisky and Chocolate Pairings Experience

Fri Jun 14 @ 7.00 pm
York’s Chocolate Story
King's Square
York, YO1 7LD GB
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National Beer Day – Ale Tasting

Sat Jun 15 @ 2.00 pm - 4.30 pm
Trafalgar Bay
7 Nunnery Lane
York, YO23 1AB GB
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Homebrew Club

Sat Jun 15 @ 6.00 pm - 11.00 pm
Brew York
Unit 6, Enterprise Complex, Walmgate
York, YO1 9TT GB
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Bishy Road Summer Street Party 2019

Sun Jun 16 @ 9.00 am - 7.00 pm
Bishopthorpe Road
Bishopthorpe Road
York, United Kingdom
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Q&A with Sally Wainwright

It’s the University of York LUMA Film Festival 2019, showcasing student filmmaking and talking to screen legends. This year they have the supremely talented Sally Wainwright, who created Happy Valley, Last Tango in Halifax and Gentleman Jack – shot partly in York – revealing insider info on the industry.
Sat Jun 15
5.00 pm
Department of Theatre, Film and Television, University of York
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Bishy Road Summer Street Party 2019

Bishy Road Summer Street Party 2019

Summer’s here (it is, honest) and that’s a good enough excuse for those Bishy Roaders to throw a party. With music, food, stalls and games it’s a family favourite.
Sun Jun 16
9.00 am-7.00 pm
Bishopthorpe Road
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York Festival of Ideas

Tue Jun 4 @ 5.00 pm - Sun Jun 16 @ 8.00 pm
Various venues across York
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Crafty Tales

Fri Jun 14 @ 10.15 am
York Theatre Royal
York Theatre Royal, St Leonard's Place
York, YO1 7HD
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Children’s Sensory Session

Sat Jun 15 @ 10.00 am - 12.00 pm
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One event on Sat, June 29 at 10.00 am

Wilberforce Trust
49 North Moor Road
York, YO32 9QN United Kingdom
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Bishopthorpe Gala

Sat Jun 15 @ 12.00 pm - 4.00 pm
Bishopthorpe Palace
Palace Flats, Bishopthorpe
York, YO23 2GE United Kingdom
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Tennis Taster Day

Sat Jun 15 @ 1.00 pm - 5.00 pm
Rowntree Park Tennis Courts
Terry Avenue
York, YO23 1 GB
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Father’s Day Classic Car & Motor Show

Sun Jun 16 @ 10.00 am - 4.00 pm
Castle Howard
Coneysthorpe
York, YO60 7DA United Kingdom
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Father’s Day Fun at Murton Park

Sun Jun 16 @ 10.00 am - 4.30 pm
Yorkshire Museum of Farming – Murton Park
Yorkshire Museum of Farming, Murton Park
York, YO19 5UF GB
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Father’s Day at Beningbrough

Sun Jun 16 @ 10.30 am
Beningbrough Hall, Gardens and Gallery
Beningbrough
York, North YO30 1DD United Kingdom
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Music in the Park

Sun Jun 16 @ 1.30 pm - 2.30 pm
Friends of Rowntree Park
Rowntree Park
York, yo23 1jq GB
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Father’s Day Fun at Murton Park

What trad dad could ask for more? Vintage cars, the Derwent Light Railway, vikings and a magician. And maybe a nice cuppa and slice of cake in the café too.
Sun Jun 16
10.00 am-4.30 pm
Yorkshire Museum of Farming – Murton Park
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Bomb Happy

Bomb Happy

Seventy-five years on Bomb Happy evocatively brings to life the verbatim memories of the last five York Normandy Veterans who, as young lads, find themselves part of one of the most important military operations in the Second World War.
Thu Jun 13-Sun Jun 16
7.30 pm
York Army Museum
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York Festival of Ideas

Tue Jun 4 @ 5.00 pm - Sun Jun 16 @ 8.00 pm
Various venues across York
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Driving Miss Daisy

Fri Jun 7 - Sat Jun 29
York Theatre Royal
York Theatre Royal, St Leonard's Place
York, YO1 7HD
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The Rocky Horror Show

Mon Jun 10 - Sat Jun 15
Grand Opera House
Cumberland Street
York, YO1 9SW United Kingdom
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Bomb Happy

Thu Jun 13 @ 7.30 pm - Sun Jun 16 @ 7.30 pm
York Army Museum
3A Tower Street
York, YO1 9SB GB
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Crafty Tales

Fri Jun 14 @ 10.15 am
York Theatre Royal
York Theatre Royal, St Leonard's Place
York, YO1 7HD
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The Tina Turner Experience

Fri Jun 14 @ 7.30 pm
Joseph Rowntree Theatre
Haxby Road
York, YO31 8TA United Kingdom
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Private Lives

Fri Jun 14 @ 7.30 pm
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One event on Sat, June 15 at 7.30 pm

One event on Sun, June 16 at 7.30 pm

The Drama Barn
Wentworth Way
York, YO10 5DD GB
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Forbidden Nights

Fri Jun 14 @ 8.00 pm - 10.00 pm
York Barbican
Paragon St
York, YO10 4NT
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Enter the Galaxies

Sat Jun 15 @ 7.00 pm
Joseph Rowntree Theatre
Haxby Road
York, YO31 8TA United Kingdom
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Lip Sync Lollapalooza: Endgayme

Fibbers is not long for Toft Green, so it is time for the Lollapalooza gang to say a fond farewell to the venue as only they can. Join the Haus of Dench for a bizarre and boogalicious night.
Sun Jun 16-Mon Jun 17
9.30 pm-3.30 am
Fibbers: Live Music Venue
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Josh Murray

Fri Jun 14 @ 5.00 pm - Sat Jun 15 @ 11.00 pm
The Golden Fleece Inn
16 Pavement
York, YO1 9UP United Kingdom
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Serotones, Pavilion, Flooded, Azeri

Fri Jun 14 @ 7.00 pm
Fibbers: Live Music Venue
3-5 Toft Green
York, YO1 6JT
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Glass Mountain w/ LELO and Radidas

Fri Jun 14 @ 7.00 pm
The Fulford Arms
121 Fulford Road
York, YO10 4EX GB
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Tall Paul D.J. Set

Fri Jun 14 @ 7.00 pm - 11.30 pm
Victoria Vaults Venue
47-49 Nunnery Lane
York, YO23 1AB GB
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The Tina Turner Experience

Fri Jun 14 @ 7.30 pm
Joseph Rowntree Theatre
Haxby Road
York, YO31 8TA United Kingdom
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Abstract Orchestra plays MF DOOM

Fri Jun 14 @ 7.30 pm
The Crescent Community Venue
8 The Crescent
York, YO24 1AW United Kingdom
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Holst’s ‘The Planets’ on his own piano

Fri Jun 14 @ 7.30 pm - 9.00 pm
The Sir Jack Lyons Concert Hall
University of York
York, YO10 5DD GB
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The Rich Hardcastle Band @ The Snick

Fri Jun 14 @ 8.30 pm - 11.30 pm
The Snickleway Inn
47 Goodramgate
York, Y01 7LS
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The Nook Open Mic

Fri Jun 14 @ 8.30 pm - 11.00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8.30 pm on Friday, repeating until Fri, January 3

The Nook
3a Castlegate
York, YO1 9RN United Kingdom
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The Y Street Band

Fri Jun 14 @ 8.30 pm
Old White Swan
80 Goodramgate
York, YO1 7LF United Kingdom
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Madferrits at Bootham Tavern

Fri Jun 14 @ 9.00 pm - 11.00 pm
The Bootham Tavern
29 Bootham
York, YO30 7BW GB
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Eagle & Child Sessions: Simon May

Fri Jun 14 @ 9.00 pm
Eagle & Child
9 High Petergate
York, YO1 7EN
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Live at Lendal Cellars

Fri Jun 14 @ 9.00 pm - 11.30 pm
Lendal Cellars
26 Lendal
York, YO1 8AA GB
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The Threetles

Fri Jun 14 @ 9.00 pm - 11.00 pm
Copmanthorpe Sports & Recreation Centre
Barons Crescent
York, YO23 3YR GB
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Trilogy

Fri Jun 14 @ 9.00 pm - 10.45 pm
The Roman Bath
9 St Sampson's Square
York, YO1 8RN United Kingdom
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The Resonators

Fri Jun 14 @ 9.30 pm
The Golden Slipper
20 Goodramgate
York, YO1 7 GB
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Bassmentality

Fri Jun 14 @ 11.00 pm - Sat Jun 15 @ 4.45 am
Fibbers: Live Music Venue
3-5 Toft Green
York, YO1 6JT
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Come and Sing with Groves Gospel

Sat Jun 15 @ 2.00 pm - 7.00 pm
St Thomas With St Maurice C of E Church
Lowther St
York, GB
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Who’s Next – Quadrophenia 40th Anniversary

Sat Jun 15 @ 7.00 pm - 10.15 pm
Fibbers: Live Music Venue
3-5 Toft Green
York, YO1 6JT
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The Spangles

Sat Jun 15 @ 7.00 pm - 10.00 pm
The Fulford Arms
121 Fulford Road
York, YO10 4EX GB
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Enter the Galaxies

Sat Jun 15 @ 7.00 pm
Joseph Rowntree Theatre
Haxby Road
York, YO31 8TA United Kingdom
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Mark Wynn

Sat Jun 15 @ 7.30 pm
The Crescent Community Venue
8 The Crescent
York, YO24 1AW United Kingdom
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Live At FortyFive – Wounded Bear with Sam Lunn and Kitty VR

Sat Jun 15 @ 7.30 pm - 10.30 pm
FortyFive Vinyl Café
29 Micklegate
York, YO1 6JH GB
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Vain

Sat Jun 15 @ 7.30 pm - 11.00 pm
Riccall Village Institute
12 Station Road, Riccall
York, YO19 6QJ
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We Hymn Thee

Sat Jun 15 @ 7.30 pm
St Lawrence Parish Church, York
Lawrence Street
York, YO10 3WP GB
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Sunny Side Up

Sat Jun 15 @ 8.00 pm
St Chad Parish Church
Campleshon Road
York, YO23 1EY United Kingdom
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The Mojos

Sat Jun 15 @ 9.00 pm
The Bootham Tavern
29 Bootham
York, YO30 7BW GB
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Moonshine Creek

Sat Jun 15 @ 9.00 pm - 11.00 pm
The Snickleway Inn
47 Goodramgate
York, Y01 7LS
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Burning Sky

Sat Jun 15 @ 9.00 pm - Sun Jun 16 @ 12.00 am
The Edinburgh Arms
25 Fishergate
York, Yo10 4ae GB
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Thick as Thieves

Sat Jun 15 @ 9.00 pm - Sun Jun 16 @ 12.00 am
Acorn Rugby Club
Thanet Road
York, YO24 2NW GB
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