Six things to do in York this weekend, March 8 and 9, 2014

7 Mar 2014 @ 1.35 pm
| Entertainment

 

mix-six-logo-rightThe action-packed International Women’s Week launches this weekend, there’s entertainment to be had from Nineties pop and Eighties movie memories, plus farming fun for all the family. Find out more with our complete guide to What’s On.

Lambing Sunday

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Askham Bryan College is opening its doors to the public to introduce the new fluffy arrivals to the lambing community. As well as cute animals, there’s lots of activities to take part in from tractor rides to the kidzone party bus and Deliciously Yorkshire market. Sunday, 10am – 4pm

An Evening of Dirty Dancing

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This tribute show at the Grand Opera House celebrates the iconic movie soundtrack from the Eighties classic Dirty Dancing. Now in its fourth year, the all the hits with choreographed dance routines. Don’t put baby in the corner this weekend, you’ll be sure to have the time of your life.
Sunday, 7.30pm

York Does Vintage

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It’s York Does Vintage third birthday party this weekend at the Merchant Adventurer’s Hall so join the party. Plenty of stalls, clothing, homeware and other paraphernalia. There’s even a vintage tearoom and live music.
Sunday, 10am – 4pm

Take That Tribute Night

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Vintage pop this time, with York Racecourse hosting tribute act Take That 2 and Robbie – so put your dancing shoes on and get ready to “have a little patience” with a full three course meal and then “never forget” this evening of live renditions of all your favourite tunes. Saturday from 7pm

Jo Caulfield at the Basement

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Jo Caulfield comes to York this weekend for her Celebration of Anger tour. Jo is best known for her one-woman comedy, and has been nominated as the best female stand-up in the country by Chortle. Jo has featured on many popular shows including Mock The Week, Have I got News for You and Never Mind The Buzzcocks. Sunday, from 7pm

International Women’s Week

Lord Mayor of York Cllr Julie Gunnell is hosting events during the week
Lord Mayor of York Cllr Julie Gunnell is hosting events during the week

It’s the week that celebrates the economic, social, cultural and political achievements of women of the past, present and future. Events range from aromatherapy, belly dancing, writing and music workshops to self-help classes, fitness and health and debates on women’s rights. Check our preview here, or browse the full list of events here. From Saturday to March 15 – events this weekend include…