Autumn half term is here – and there’s a whole host of holiday things to do in York.

Whether the first term has flown by or it’s been a crawl to the finish line, here is your guide for things to do during the autumn half termnbreak. From family fun, light shows, days out, thrilling theatre, halloween haunts, cracking crafts, York has it all.

You can see all the upcoming events in our things to do guide here.

Also check out our halloween guide for our events for the spooky season here.

And if we’ve missed a key event add it here, and let us know on info@yorkmix.com.

Family fun

Brass, Steel and Fire

Brass, Steel and Fire

Thu, September 26 - Mon, April 13
National Railway Museum
Leeman Road
York, YO26 4XJ United Kingdom
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See the original Rocket and journey through a great age of innovation when vicars, lace-makers and miners brought their own

Arts and crafts

Hands-on arty fun. Photograph © PublicDomainPictures

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Super science

Future Engineers returns to the National Railway Museum this half term. Photograph: Benjamin Ealovega / NRM

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History high jinks

Living history at Barley Hall

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Outdoor

Children in the autumnal glory of Beningbrough Hall’s garden. Photograph: Ian Shaw / National Trust

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Books, films, music, shows

Terry Deary
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Halloween

Terrifying times at York Dungeon
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