Murray, Terry, Freddie and Tom are ready to entertain you. Plus shopping, art and the full lowdown in our What’s On Guide
Comedy with Al Murray
Celebrating 20 years on the stand-up circuit Al Murray brings his new show One Man, One Guvnor to the Grand Opera House. Best known for his alter ego The Pub Landlord, Murray will be putting the world to rights this Sun, November 16 from 7.30pm.
Winter weekends, 1930s style
Immerse yourself in winter Goddards style this weekend. The National Trust owned property, once home to Noel Terry, is recreating a 1930s Christmas. Visit the house and dining room dressed up with winter greens and nibble a bit of the legendary Terry’s Chocolate Orange. Runs every weekend from Sat, November 15 to Sun, December 21 from 11am – 5pm.
The Living North Christmas Fair is a large, three day festive event at York Racecourse. From Fri, November 14 – Sun, November 16 you can buy everything artisan with more than 200 retailers selling potential pressies. There will be fashion, toys, a chef’s demonstration kitchen and much more. From 10am – 5pm.
Who will rock you? Mercury: The Ultimate Queen Tribute will rock you at the Grand Opera House this Sat, November 15 from 7.30pm. Formed in 1998 Mercury have played theatres, festivals and shows across Europe, and were recently asked to play at the unveiling of the first Freddie Mercury memorial in the UK.
Drama with the Boy Who Kicked Pigs
Kill the Beast presents The Boy Who Kicked Pigs at York Theatre Royal. Part of the TakeOver 2014 festival, the play follows 13-year-old Robert Caligari, who finds out that his horrible deeds do not come without their consequences. Written by Tom Baker (aka the fourth Doctor), this is a dark comedy not for the faint hearted. This Sat, November 15 from 7.30pm.
Meet artist Paul Horton
Paul Horton’s colourful characters and street scenes have made him a popular and successful contemporary artist. And you can meet him at the launch of a new exhibition of his work at Castle Galleries this Sat, November 15 from 1pm-4pm. The exhibition runs until Fri, November 21.