Weekend ahoy! You can terrify yourself out of your wits at York Maze – plus there’s gigs, films, family fun, comedy – and a brand new opera.

As always York’s biggest and best things to do guide is here.

Hallowscream

Hallowscream is back for another year! Winner of the Best Scream Park 2018, expect a ‘terrifyingly entertaining night of fear and fun’ with 5 separate haunted houses, live stage shows and wandering characters. There will also be a range of street food and alcoholic drinks available.
Fri Oct 11-Sat Nov 2
6.30 pm-9.00 pm
York Maze
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The Home of Halloween

Thu Oct 3 - Sun Nov 3
York Dungeon
12 Clifford Street
York, YO1 9RD United Kingdom
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Hallowscream

Fri Oct 11 @ 6.30 pm - Sat Nov 2 @ 9.00 pm
York Maze
York Maze, Elvington Lane
York, YO19 5LT United Kingdom
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An American Werewolf in London

Sun Oct 13 @ 7.00 pm - 10.00 pm
York Explore Library and Archive
Museum St.
York, YO1 7 United Kingdom
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York Races – October Finale

Your last chance to visit York Races this season! Don’t miss the Countryside Market on Friday, a great opportunity for nabbing those early Christmas treats. It’s sure to be a great finale.
Fri Oct 11-Sat Oct 12
York Racecourse
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The Great York Walk 2019

Sat Oct 12 @ 7.00 am - 7.00 pm
Greg’s Place
University of York, Heslington
York, YO10 5DD
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Films for Black History Month

This October, Picturehouse is celebrating Black History Month with a series of screenings showcasing the best of black cinema. Kicking off the series this Sunday is Spike Lee’s classic Do The Right Thing, which is celebrating 30 years since its original release this year.
Sun Oct 13
12.00 pm
City Screen
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An American Werewolf in London

Sun Oct 13 @ 7.00 pm - 10.00 pm
York Explore Library and Archive
Museum St.
York, YO1 7 United Kingdom
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Little Listeners: The Carnival of Animals

Join the brilliant players of the Orchestra of Opera North for this realxed, interactive concert that is perfect for babies, young children and their families. Experience together the wonderful music of the Carnival of the Animals.
Fri Oct 11
11.00 am-12.00 pm
National Centre for Early Music
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The Boy Who Cried Wolf!

Thu Sep 26 @ 1.30 pm - Sat Oct 12 @ 1.30 pm
York Theatre Royal
York Theatre Royal, St Leonard's Place
York, YO1 7HD
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Desiree Burch

Desiree Burch

The breakout star of Netflix’s Flinch, The Mash Report and Live at the Apollo, Desiree Burch is at The Basement this Friday. Join the comedian and storyteller on a spiritual journey to try and figure out how our society is at this point, and maybe how we can fix it.
Fri Oct 11
7.30 pm
The Basement
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What’s In A Name?

Tue Oct 8 @ 7.30 pm - Sat Oct 12 @ 7.30 pm
Grand Opera House
Cumberland Street
York, YO1 9SW United Kingdom
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My Mate Bought A Toaster: Live

Fri Oct 11 @ 7.00 pm
De Grey Rooms
St Leonard's Place
York, YO1 7HD
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Irving Undead

Irving Undead

This one-man play written by and starring award-winning actor-writer James Swanton is about the 19th century actor Henry Irving, regarded as an inspiration for Bram Stoker’s Dracula. Join Irving’s restless spirit on a journey of transformation, petrifying portrayals, scandal and doomed love.
Thu Oct 10-Sat Oct 12
7.30 pm-7.30 pm
York Medical Society
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A View From The Bridge

Fri Sep 20 @ 7.30 pm - Sat Oct 12 @ 7.30 pm
York Theatre Royal
York Theatre Royal, St Leonard's Place
York, YO1 7HD
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The Boy Who Cried Wolf!

Thu Sep 26 @ 1.30 pm - Sat Oct 12 @ 1.30 pm
York Theatre Royal
York Theatre Royal, St Leonard's Place
York, YO1 7HD
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What’s In A Name?

Tue Oct 8 @ 7.30 pm - Sat Oct 12 @ 7.30 pm
Grand Opera House
Cumberland Street
York, YO1 9SW United Kingdom
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The Red Shoes

Wed Oct 9 @ 7.30 pm - Sat Oct 12 @ 7.30 pm
John Cooper Studio @ 41 Monkgate
41 Monkgate
York, YO31 7PB United Kingdom
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Rachel Newman and Friends

Fri Oct 11 @ 7.30 pm
Joseph Rowntree Theatre
Haxby Road
York, YO31 8TA United Kingdom
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The Fire Of Olympus; or, On Sticking It To The Man

Sat Oct 12 @ 7.30 pm
Joseph Rowntree Theatre
Haxby Road
York, YO31 8TA United Kingdom
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Magic Voices in Concert

Sun Oct 13 @ 7.30 pm
Joseph Rowntree Theatre
Haxby Road
York, YO31 8TA United Kingdom
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The Fire Of Olympus; or, On Sticking It To The Man

The Fire Of Olympus; or, On Sticking It To The Man

This brand new opera by Tim Benjamin centres on the story of Prometheus and Pandora. Featuring virtuoso singers and the digitally combined voices of more than 1,000 volunteers, this is a theatrical event full of drama, passion and tragedy.
Sat Oct 12
7.30 pm
Joseph Rowntree Theatre
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Battle of the Bands

Fri Oct 11 @ 7.00 pm
The Fulford Arms
121 Fulford Road
York, YO10 4EX GB
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Alistair Griffin THE BIG SHOW

Fri Oct 11 @ 7.30 pm - 11.00 pm
The Citadel
Gillygate
York, North Yorkshire YO31 7EA United Kingdom
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Snapped Ankles

Fri Oct 11 @ 7.30 pm
The Crescent Community Venue
8 The Crescent
York, YO24 1AW GB
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Rachel Newman and Friends

Fri Oct 11 @ 7.30 pm
Joseph Rowntree Theatre
Haxby Road
York, YO31 8TA United Kingdom
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Goth, alternative 80s night

Fri Oct 11 @ 8.00 pm - Sat Oct 12 @ 12.00 am
Victoria Vaults Venue
47-49 Nunnery Lane
York, YO23 1AB GB
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Chu Ma Shu

Fri Oct 11 @ 8.30 pm - 11.30 pm
The Bootham Tavern
29 Bootham
York, YO30 7BW GB
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The Perfect Shambles

Fri Oct 11 @ 9.00 pm
The Stone Roses Bar
4 King Street
York, YO1 9SP United Kingdom
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Tandem

Fri Oct 11 @ 9.00 pm - 11.30 pm
The Snickleway Inn
47 Goodramgate
York, Y01 7LS
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Josh Murray and Will Evans

Fri Oct 11 @ 9.00 pm - 11.00 pm
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The Golden Fleece
16 Pavement
York, YO1 9UP GB
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Dirty Vinyl

Fri Oct 11 @ 9.30 pm
The Bootham Tavern
29 Bootham
York, YO30 7BW GB
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On & On: Opening Party

Fri Oct 11 @ 11.00 pm - Sat Oct 12 @ 3.45 am
Fibbers: Live Music Venue
3-5 Toft Green
York, YO1 6JT
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York Guildhall Orchestra – Nicholas Wright

Sat Oct 12 @ 7.30 pm
York Barbican
Paragon St
York, YO10 4NT
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The Ebor Singers: Northern Lights

Sat Oct 12 @ 7.30 pm - 9.30 pm
York Minster
Church House
York, YO1 7HH GB
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Anti-System, F. Emasculata, Disidents, Pat Butcher

Sat Oct 12 @ 7.30 pm - 11.00 pm
The Fulford Arms
121 Fulford Road
York, YO10 4EX GB
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Irie Vibes 10th Birthday Party!

Sat Oct 12 @ 8.00 pm - Sun Oct 13 @ 12.30 am
The Crescent Community Venue
8 The Crescent
York, YO24 1AW GB
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Mint Condition

Sat Oct 12 @ 8.30 pm - 11.00 pm
Black Horse
29 Monkgate
York, YO31 7PB GB
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The Sidewinders

Sat Oct 12 @ 9.00 pm - 11.00 pm
The Old White Swan
York, GB + Google Map

Glamrockz

Sat Oct 12 @ 9.00 pm - 11.00 pm
The Edinburgh Arms
25 Fishergate
York, Yo10 4ae GB
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Bassmentality with K Motionz, Indika, ATYK

Sat Oct 12 @ 10.00 pm - Sun Oct 13 @ 4.30 am
Mansion nightclub
55 Micklegate
York, YO1 6LJ United Kingdom
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York’s Only Indie & 80’S Freshers Special

Sat Oct 12 @ 11.00 pm - Sun Oct 13 @ 3.30 am
Fibbers: Live Music Venue
3-5 Toft Green
York, YO1 6JT
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Simon Young

Sun Oct 13 @ 4.00 pm - 8.00 pm
Acorn Rugby Club
Thanet Road
York, YO24 2NW GB
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Last Orders

Sun Oct 13 @ 5.00 pm - 8.00 pm
Inn On The Green
3 The Green
York, YO26 5LL GB
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Amongst Thieves + Griever

Sun Oct 13 @ 7.00 pm - 11.00 pm
The Fulford Arms
121 Fulford Road
York, YO10 4EX GB
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Flatcap Carnival

Sun Oct 13 @ 7.00 pm - 10.00 pm
The Bootham Tavern
29 Bootham
York, YO30 7BW GB
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Magic Voices in Concert

Sun Oct 13 @ 7.30 pm
Joseph Rowntree Theatre
Haxby Road
York, YO31 8TA United Kingdom
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Sophie and The Giants with Rubber Jaw & Oliver Pinder

Sun Oct 13 @ 8.00 pm - 11.00 pm
The Basement – Live Music & Comedy Venue
Picturehouses City Screen, 13-17 Coney St
York, YO1 9QL GB
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Sophie & The Giants

Sun Oct 13 @ 8.00 pm
The Basement
Picturehouses City Screen, 13-17 Coney St
York, YO1 9QL United Kingdom
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Sweet Berry Marmalade

Sun Oct 13 @ 9.00 pm - 11.00 pm
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The Golden Fleece
16 Pavement
York, YO1 9UP GB
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Battle of the Bands

Battle of the Bands

Head down to The Fulford Arms for a Battle of the Bands this weekend! With a sizzling line-up this is sure to be a night of great music. All proceeds go to York City Supporters’ Trust.
Fri Oct 11
7.00 pm
The Fulford Arms
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Alistair Griffin THE BIG SHOW

Fri Oct 11 @ 7.30 pm - 11.00 pm
The Citadel
Gillygate
York, North Yorkshire YO31 7EA United Kingdom
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Snapped Ankles

Fri Oct 11 @ 7.30 pm
The Crescent Community Venue
8 The Crescent
York, YO24 1AW GB
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Chu Ma Shu

Fri Oct 11 @ 8.30 pm - 11.30 pm
The Bootham Tavern
29 Bootham
York, YO30 7BW GB
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The Perfect Shambles

Fri Oct 11 @ 9.00 pm
The Stone Roses Bar
4 King Street
York, YO1 9SP United Kingdom
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Tandem

Fri Oct 11 @ 9.00 pm - 11.30 pm
The Snickleway Inn
47 Goodramgate
York, Y01 7LS
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Josh Murray and Will Evans

Fri Oct 11 @ 9.00 pm - 11.00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9.00 pm on Friday, repeating until Fri, October 25

The Golden Fleece
16 Pavement
York, YO1 9UP GB
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Dirty Vinyl

Fri Oct 11 @ 9.30 pm
The Bootham Tavern
29 Bootham
York, YO30 7BW GB
+ Google Map

Anti-System, F. Emasculata, Disidents, Pat Butcher

Sat Oct 12 @ 7.30 pm - 11.00 pm
The Fulford Arms
121 Fulford Road
York, YO10 4EX GB
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Mint Condition

Sat Oct 12 @ 8.30 pm - 11.00 pm
Black Horse
29 Monkgate
York, YO31 7PB GB
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The Sidewinders

Sat Oct 12 @ 9.00 pm - 11.00 pm
The Old White Swan
York, GB + Google Map

Glamrockz

Sat Oct 12 @ 9.00 pm - 11.00 pm
The Edinburgh Arms
25 Fishergate
York, Yo10 4ae GB
+ Google Map

Simon Young

Sun Oct 13 @ 4.00 pm - 8.00 pm
Acorn Rugby Club
Thanet Road
York, YO24 2NW GB
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Last Orders

Sun Oct 13 @ 5.00 pm - 8.00 pm
Inn On The Green
3 The Green
York, YO26 5LL GB
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Amongst Thieves + Griever

Sun Oct 13 @ 7.00 pm - 11.00 pm
The Fulford Arms
121 Fulford Road
York, YO10 4EX GB
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Flatcap Carnival

Sun Oct 13 @ 7.00 pm - 10.00 pm
The Bootham Tavern
29 Bootham
York, YO30 7BW GB
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Sophie and The Giants with Rubber Jaw & Oliver Pinder

Sun Oct 13 @ 8.00 pm - 11.00 pm
The Basement – Live Music & Comedy Venue
Picturehouses City Screen, 13-17 Coney St
York, YO1 9QL GB
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Sophie & The Giants

Sun Oct 13 @ 8.00 pm
The Basement
Picturehouses City Screen, 13-17 Coney St
York, YO1 9QL United Kingdom
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Sweet Berry Marmalade

Sun Oct 13 @ 9.00 pm - 11.00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9.00 pm on Sunday, repeating until Sun, October 27

The Golden Fleece
16 Pavement
York, YO1 9UP GB
+ Google Map