Things to do in York this weekend, 13-15 September 2019

Explore local culture, discover bats and birds, experience silent films with a musical twist, and maybe even find… an ogre?

Want more? As always, York’s comprehensive guide to things do to in York is here.

Heritage Open Days Festival

The Heritage Open Days Festival starts this weekend at historical sites across the country. There are loads to explore in and around York. Discover local architecure, history and culture, all for free!
 
York Glaziers Trust
Fri Sep 13-Sun Sep 22
Various venues
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Country House Life in the 1940s

Fri Sep 13 @ 10.30 am - 3.30 pm
Middlethorpe Hall & Spa
Bishopthorpe Road
York, YO23 2GB GB
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The York National Book Fair

Britain’s largest antiquarian book fair is back at the racecourse this Friday and Saturday. With hundreds of leading booksellers taking part there will be a huge selection of books, maps and prints to leaf through. Will you bag yourself a bargian or find a rare collector’s edition?
Fri Sep 13-Sat Sep 14
12.00 pm-5.00 pm
York Racecourse
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Roald Dahl Day Celebrations

Fri Sep 13 @ 9.00 am - Sun Sep 15 @ 5.00 pm
Waterstones
15 Coney Street
York, YO1 9QL United Kingdom
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Country House Life in the 1940s

Fri Sep 13 @ 10.30 am - 3.30 pm
Middlethorpe Hall & Spa
Bishopthorpe Road
York, YO23 2GB GB
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There’s A Troll On My Toilet

Sat Sep 14 @ 12.00 pm - 1.00 pm
Explore: Acomb Library Learning Centre
Front Street
York, YO24 3BZ GB
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Malory Towers Family Book Club

Sat Sep 14 @ 1.00 pm
York Theatre Royal
York Theatre Royal, St Leonard's Place
York, YO1 7HD
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Showdown….

King threatens to consign Bill's boat to the scrapyard

Posted by Breaking the Silents on Wednesday, 12 September 2018

Breaking the Silents

An evening of irresistible movie magic with a twist! Watch Buster Keaton’s classic silent films accompanied by a live, original piano score by Kieran White. This experience of a recreation of early cinema is set to be very special.
 
How Kieran is making movie magic – adding stunning new soundtracks to classic comedy films
Sat Sep 14
Joseph Rowntree Theatre
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The Little Ones – Film Premiere at Millers Yard

Fri Sep 13 @ 5.00 pm - 8.30 pm
Millers Yard
2-4 Millers Yard Gillygate
York, YO31 7EB United Kingdom
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Shrek the Musical

Shrek the Musical

It’s a big, bright, beautiful world at the Grand Opera House because Shrek the musical is here! Join Shrek, Donkey, Princess Fiona, Lord Farquaad, and all your favourite fairytale characters in this musical comedy for all ages.
Thu Sep 12-Sat Sep 21
7.30 pm-7.30 pm
Grand Opera House
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Malory Towers

Tue Sep 10 @ 7.30 pm - Sat Sep 14 @ 7.30 pm
York Theatre Royal
York Theatre Royal, St Leonard's Place
York, YO1 7HD
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Black Men Walking

Tue Sep 10 @ 7.45 pm - Sat Sep 14 @ 7.45 pm
York Theatre Royal
York Theatre Royal, St Leonard's Place
York, YO1 7HD
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PQA York Free Open Day!

Sat Sep 14 @ 1.45 pm - 5.00 pm
PQA York
Huntington School, Huntington Road
York, YO32 9WT GB
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Kelly Jones

Kelly Jones

Stereophonics frontman Kelly Jones is at the Barbican this Saturday as part of his Don’t Let The Devil Take Another Day tour. Treat yourself to a special performance of ‘storytelling and songcraft’ and witness ‘one of the finest voices of his generation’.
Sat Sep 14
7.30 pm
York Barbican
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The Little Ones – Film Premiere at Millers Yard

Fri Sep 13 @ 5.00 pm - 8.30 pm
Millers Yard
2-4 Millers Yard Gillygate
York, YO31 7EB United Kingdom
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Will Dreyfus

Fri Sep 13 @ 6.00 pm - 8.00 pm
Kennedy’s Bar and Restaurant
1 Little Stonegate
York, YO1 8AX GB
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Celebrating the life of William Etty

Fri Sep 13 @ 7.00 pm
St Olave’s Church
8 Marygate Lane
York, YO30 7BJ United Kingdom
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Cowgirl, Perspex + Mi Mye

Fri Sep 13 @ 7.30 pm - 11.00 pm
The Crescent Community Venue
8 The Crescent
York, YO24 1AW GB
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The Lurkers, The Filth, Zero Tolerance

Fri Sep 13 @ 7.30 pm - 11.00 pm
The Fulford Arms
121 Fulford Road
York, YO10 4EX GB
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Josh Murray and Will Evans

Fri Sep 13 @ 9.00 pm - Sat Sep 14 @ 12.00 am
The Golden Fleece
16 Pavement
York, YO1 9UP GB
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The Y Street Band

Fri Sep 13 @ 9.00 pm - 11.30 pm
Old White Swan
80 Goodramgate
York, YO1 7LF United Kingdom
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$KINT

Fri Sep 13 @ 10.00 pm - 11.30 pm
The Stone Roses Bar
4 King Street
York, YO1 9SP United Kingdom
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Breaking the Silents

Sat Sep 14
Joseph Rowntree Theatre
Haxby Road
York, YO31 8TA United Kingdom
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Aldwark Arms Beer, Gin & Music Fest 2019

Sat Sep 14 @ 2.00 pm - 11.30 pm
Aldwark Arms
Aldwark Arms, Aldwark
York, YO611UB GB
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5 Years… Sotano & Upside Your Mind

Sat Sep 14 @ 2.00 pm - Sun Sep 15 @ 4.00 am
Sotano
1 Little Stonegate
York, YO1 8AX GB
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Oasis Maybe + Page 45

Sat Sep 14 @ 5.30 pm - 11.30 pm
Victoria Vaults Venue
47-49 Nunnery Lane
York, YO23 1AB GB
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Dr Randoms Kitchen Sink with Ronnie Swann

Sat Sep 14 @ 7.00 pm - Sun Sep 15 @ 12.00 am
The Crescent Community Venue
8 The Crescent
York, YO24 1AW GB
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NSPCC Brass Band Concert

Sat Sep 14 @ 7.00 pm - 8.30 pm
Dunnington Reading Rooms
Church Street
York, YO19 5PW
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The Flamenco Thief + Supports

Sat Sep 14 @ 7.30 pm - 10.30 pm
FortyFive Vinyl Café
29 Micklegate
York, YO1 6JH GB
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Quintet Concert

Sat Sep 14 @ 7.30 pm - 9.30 pm
Copmanthorpe Methodist Church
Main Street, Copmanthorpe
York, YO23 3ST United Kingdom
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York Concert Band & Viken

Sat Sep 14 @ 7.30 pm - 9.30 pm
Southlands Methodist Church
93 Bishopthorpe Road
York, YO23 1NX United Kingdom
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Irie Vibes: Zulu Swarm (DJ Set)

Sat Sep 14 @ 8.00 pm - Sun Sep 15 @ 12.30 am
The Crescent Community Venue
8 The Crescent
York, YO24 1AW GB
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Moonshine Creek

Sat Sep 14 @ 9.00 pm - 11.00 pm
The Snickleway Inn
47 Goodramgate
York, Y01 7LS
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Dufflegoat

Sat Sep 14 @ 9.00 pm - 11.30 pm
Black Horse
29 Monkgate
York, YO31 7PB GB
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Danielle Grace Williams

Sat Sep 14 @ 9.00 pm - Sun Sep 15 @ 12.00 am
Acorn Rugby Club
Thanet Road
York, YO24 2NW GB
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Perfect Shambles

Sat Sep 14 @ 9.00 pm - 11.00 pm
The Edinburgh Arms
25 Fishergate
York, Yo10 4ae GB
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Cold Culprits

Sat Sep 14 @ 9.00 pm - 11.00 pm
O’Neill’s York
10 Low Ousegate
York, YO1 9QU GB
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The Welsh T Band

Sat Sep 14 @ 9.00 pm
The White Horse
6 Bootham
York, YO30 7BL United Kingdom
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Owen Martin

Sat Sep 14 @ 9.00 pm - 11.00 pm
The Hop
11-12 Fossgate
York, YO1 9TA United Kingdom
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Small Screen

Sat Sep 14 @ 9.00 pm
The Spread Eagle
98 Walmgate
York, YO1 9TL United Kingdom
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DC Blues

Sat Sep 14 @ 9.15 pm - 11.30 pm
The Volunteer Arms
5 Watson Street
York, YO24 4BH GB
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Music in the Park – Musikkforeningen Viken

Sun Sep 15 @ 2.00 pm - 3.00 pm
Rowntree Park
Terry Avenue
York, YO23 1JQ United Kingdom
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80s Xplosion Tribute Duo

Sun Sep 15 @ 4.00 pm - 8.00 pm
Acorn Rugby Club
Thanet Road
York, YO24 2NW GB
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Paragon

Sun Sep 15 @ 5.00 pm - 6.00 pm
Inn On The Green
3 The Green
York, YO26 5LL GB
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Live Music Sunday with Holly Taymar

Sun Sep 15 @ 6.30 pm - 8.30 pm
Pairings Wine Bar
28 Castlegate
York, YO1 9RP GB
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Madferrits

Sun Sep 15 @ 7.00 pm - 10.00 pm
The Bootham Tavern
29 Bootham
York, YO30 7BW GB
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Northern Extremity Presents: Blasfeme

Sun Sep 15 @ 7.00 pm - 11.00 pm
The Fulford Arms
121 Fulford Road
York, YO10 4EX United Kingdom
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Encouraging the Loony + Jimbo & Ali in Aid of Cancer Research UK

Sun Sep 15 @ 7.30 pm - 11.00 pm
The Crescent Community Venue
8 The Crescent
York, YO24 1AW GB
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Taylor Mayd

Sun Sep 15 @ 8.00 pm - 10.00 pm
The Bay Tree
The Bay Tree, Main Street, Stillington
York, YO61 1JU GB
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David Ward Maclean

Sun Sep 15 @ 9.00 pm - 11.00 pm
Hole in the Wall
10 High Petergate
York, YO1 7EH GB
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Night-time Safari

Explore the mysterious world of wildlife at night and discover all kinds of nocturnal creatures with Phil from Green Underwing Wildlife Education.
Fri Sep 13
7.00 pm-9.30 pm
St Nicks
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