Residents Festival 2015
It’s the 20th Residents Festival, previously known as Residents’ First, when you can gain free entry into all sorts of attractions with a wave of your York Card. Browse through our guide to the best of the fest here. If you’re looking for something new there’s the UNESCO City of Media Arts Saturday showcase at the De Grey Rooms from 10am-4pm.
York Does Vintage
The Merchant Adventurer’s Hall again hosts fashion, jewellery and food fair York Does Vintage – and thanks to the festival it’s only £1 for residents armed with that York Card. This Sunday, Feb 1 10.30am-4.30pm.
New exhibition at the NRM
They’re marking Churchill’s Final Journey at the National Railway Museum. Marking the 50th anniversary of Churchill’s state funeral, the refurbished locomotive Winston Churchill, which took the great statesman on his final journey, is the centre of a special display from Friday, Jan 30 – Sunday, May 3 Daily 10am-5pm.
Old Mother Goose
It’s the last weekend of the York Theatre Royal Panto and there are still tickets so get yours fast for performances at 7.30pm, Friday 30 and 7.30 and 2.30pm Saturday 31 Jan. Catch pantomime legend Berwick Kaler along with his supporting cast Suzy Cooper, David Leonard and Martin Barrass in one last hurrah.
New artsy café The Hungry Artist is taking advantage of the residents weekend and giving something back – with this hands on Open Art Workshop with Mila Romans. There will be a still life display to sit and sketch and you can grab a coffee and a sandwich to keep you going. This Sunday, Feb 1 from 4-7pm.
York CD Swap
This Saturday, Jan 31 there’s an opportunity to discover new music and all because of the York CD Swap Flashmob. Meet outside York Minster, bring a mix tape of all your favourite songs and swap it for someone else’s. You never know what you might find, or what bands you might illuminate for someone else. From 1pm.