30+ things to do in York this weekend, September 15-16 2018

Books, bikes and booze this weekend – not to mention Britpop. Have a good un!

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

York National Bookfair

York’s love affair with the printed word is demonstrated at this event, the largest and friendliest, rare, antiquarian and out-of-print book fair in Britain. The 200 leading booksellers are selling books and prints for a few quid – and for tens of thousands. Go on – have a browse.
Fri Sep 14-Sat Sep 15
Fri, finishes @ 7pm; Sat 10am-5pm
York Racecourse
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Brick Flicks Lego

Sat Jul 21 @ 10.30 am - Sun Sep 16 @ 5.00 pm
Nunnington Hall
Nunnington
York, YO62 5UY United Kingdom
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Dringhouses Scouts September Fair

Sat Sep 15 @ 12.00 pm - 3.00 pm
St Edward the Confessor Church
Tadcaster Road, Dringhouses
York, YO24 1QG United Kingdom
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Dot Day Across Borders

Sat Sep 15 @ 12.00 pm - 4.00 pm
York Explore Library and Archive
Museum St.
York, YO1 7 United Kingdom
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The Prosecco and Gin Festival York

What’s better than a festival celebrating one drink? A festival celebrating two! Double the booze at the Barbican as it celebrates our love of a good tipple or three.
Fri Sep 14-Sat Sep 15
Fri @ 6.30pm-10.30pm, Sat @ 1pm-5pm and 6.30pm-10.30pm
York Barbican
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Straightliners Motorcycle Top Speed Weekend

Straightliners Motorcycle Top Speed Weekend

Some of the most powerful bikes in Europe arrive at Elvington, planning to top 200mph. It’s a speed freak’s dream, with the aim to break the one kilometre speed record of just under 104mph.
Sat Sep 15-Sun Sep 16
9.00 am-4.00 pm
Elvington Airfield
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York City vs Kidderminster Harriers

Sat Sep 15 @ 3.00 pm
Bootham Crescent Stadium
Bootham Crescent
York, YO3O 7AQ United Kingdom
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Fishergate Postern Tower Heritage Open Day

The Fishergate tower is well worth exploring, and you can see a display of historic photos of the city walls too thanks to York Explore. It is just one of many events for the Heritage Open Days this weekend – find out more here.
Sat Sep 15
10.00 am-4.00 pm
Fishergate Postern Tower
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Central Methodist Church Heritage Open Day

Sat Sep 15 - Sun Sep 16
Central Methodist Chapel
St Saviourgate
York, YO1 8NQ United Kingdom
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Beningbrough Hall Heritage Open Day

Sat Sep 15 @ 10.30 am - Sun Sep 16 @ 5.00 pm
Beningbrough Hall, Gardens and Gallery
Beningbrough
York, North YO30 1DD United Kingdom
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Music and Mysteries Concert – The Taborers Society

Sat Sep 15 @ 7.30 pm
St Helen’s Church
St. Helen's Square
York, YO1 8QP United Kingdom
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Oasis Day

Oasis Day

They’re holding a day celebrating the nation’s favourite sibling based Beatles-apeing Britpop band down at Spark. Should be fun with films, quizzes and a fair bit of music too.
Sun Sep 16
10.00 am-10.00 pm
Spark:York CIC
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BGB: ROTPM / Scoundrels / Coproach / Deathmace / Better Reality

Sat Sep 15 @ 7.00 pm
The Fulford Arms
121 Fulford Road
York, YO10 4EX United Kingdom
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Kickback

Sat Sep 15 @ 7.00 pm
Victoria Vaults
47-49 Nunnery Lane
York, YO23 1 United Kingdom
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Sack Sabbath

Sat Sep 15 @ 7.30 pm
Fibbers
3-5 Toft Green
York, YO1 6JT United Kingdom
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Escape-ism (Ian Svenonius – The Make Up) + TERRY

Sat Sep 15 @ 7.30 pm
The Crescent Community Venue
8 The Crescent
York, YO24 1AW United Kingdom
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The Lurkers

Sat Sep 15 @ 7.30 pm
Victoria Vaults
47-49 Nunnery Lane
York, YO23 1 United Kingdom
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The Ebor Singers: Philip Moore

Sat Sep 15 @ 7.30 pm
St Olave’s Church, York
Marygate
York, YO30 7BH United Kingdom
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Keepin’ It Live – Part 2: A Tribute To Jonny Walker

Sat Sep 15 @ 7.30 pm - 11.00 pm
FortyFive Vinyl Cafe
29 Micklegate
York, YO1 6JH United Kingdom
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Music and Mysteries Concert – The Taborers Society

Sat Sep 15 @ 7.30 pm
St Helen’s Church
St. Helen's Square
York, YO1 8QP United Kingdom
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Sister Madly

Sat Sep 15 @ 8.30 pm
Black Horse, Monkgate
29 Monkgate
York, YO31 7PB United Kingdom
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Fireball

Sat Sep 15 @ 9.00 pm
Acorn Rugby Club
Thanet Road
York, YO24 2NW United Kingdom
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Slippery When Wet

Sat Sep 15 @ 10.00 pm
The Slip Inn
20 Clementhorpe
York, YO23 1AN United Kingdom
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Concert at Homestead Park

Sun Sep 16 @ 1.00 pm - 3.00 pm
The Homestead Park
40 Water End
York, United Kingdom
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The Jersey Boy Tribute to Frankie Valli

Sun Sep 16 @ 4.00 pm
Acorn Rugby Club
Thanet Road
York, YO24 2NW United Kingdom
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Sledge Against The Machine

Sun Sep 16 @ 5.00 pm
Inn On The Green
3 The Green, Acomb
York, YO26 5LL United Kingdom
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SLUG

Sun Sep 16 @ 7.30 pm
The Crescent Community Venue
8 The Crescent
York, YO24 1AW United Kingdom
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Percy, Peter Cat, My Wonderful Daze

Sun Sep 16 @ 8.00 pm
The Fulford Arms
121 Fulford Road
York, YO10 4EX United Kingdom
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Jaz Josland

Sun Sep 16 @ 10.00 pm
Sotano
2 Fawcett Street
York, North Yorkshire YO1 8AX United Kingdom
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An Inspector Calls

This spooky time play by JB Priestley is a timeless classic. It has been given a thrilling makeover by Stephen Daldry, which sold out in London’s West End. But just who is Inspector Goole…?
Till Sat Sept 22
York Theatre Royal
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Spirit of the Dance

Sat Sep 15 @ 7.30 pm
Grand Opera House
Cumberland Street
York, YO1 9SW United Kingdom
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Where We Began

Sat Sep 15 @ 7.45 pm
York Theatre Royal
St. Leonard's Place
York, YO1 7HD United Kingdom
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