Things to do in York this weekend, 15-17 November 2019

York has officially settled in for Christmas. Amidst the festivities this weekend catch some cracking comedy and an 80s extravaganza.

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

Christmas at York Castle Museum

The Victorian street Kirkgate at the Castle Museum is once again transformed for the festive season. Step into the world of Charles Dickens and meet the famous characters Ebenezer Scrooge, Fagin, the Artful Dodger and more. Father Christmas will be making an appearance too.
Sat Nov 16-Sun Nov 17
9.30 am-5.00 pm
York Castle Museum
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Miracle on 34th Street

Wed Nov 13 @ 7.30 pm - Sun Nov 17 @ 2.30 pm
Joseph Rowntree Theatre
Haxby Road
York, YO31 8TA United Kingdom
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Living North’s Christmas Fair

Thu Nov 14 @ 10.00 am - Sun Nov 17 @ 4.00 pm
York Racecourse
Knavesmire Road
York, YO23 1EX United Kingdom
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Christmas Fair at the Folk Hall

Sat Nov 16 @ 9.00 am - 2.00 pm
New Earswick Folk Hall
Hawthorne Terrace
York, YO32 4AQ GB
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Christmas Fayre

Sat Nov 16 @ 10.00 am - 3.00 pm
Haxby Memorial Hall
16 The Village, Haxby
York, Haxby YO32 3HT United Kingdom
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Christmas Craft Fair

Sat Nov 16 @ 10.00 am - 2.00 pm
St John the Baptist Church Wilberfoss
Beckside, Wilberfoss
York, YO41 4NS GB
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Magical Christmas Parade

Sat Nov 16 @ 11.00 am - 4.00 pm
York McArthur Glen Designer Outlet
St Nicholas Avenue
York, YO19 4TA United Kingdom
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De Grey Rooms Christmas Fair

Sat Nov 16 @ 11.00 am - 4.00 pm
De Grey Rooms
St Leonard's Place
York, YO1 7HD
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Festive Pomander Making

Sat Nov 16 @ 2.00 pm - 3.30 pm
Fairfax House
Castlegate
York, YO1 9RN United Kingdom
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Christmas Craft Sale

Sun Nov 17 @ 12.00 pm - 2.00 pm
Friargate Quaker Meeting House, York
Quaker Meeting House, Friargate
York, YO1 9RL GB
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Festive Felt Brooch Workshop with Becki Harper

Sun Nov 17 @ 12.30 pm - 2.30 pm
Lotte Inch Gallery
14 Bootham
York, YO30 7BL United Kingdom
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The Nutcracker

Sun Nov 17 @ 2.00 pm - 7.00 pm
York Barbican
Paragon St
York, YO10 4NT
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Living North’s Christmas Fair

Living North’s Christmas Fair

Start your Christmas shopping this weekend at Living North’s Christmas Fair. Get inspired by the food producers, designer-makers and retailers to find that perfect seasonal gift.
Thu Nov 14-Sun Nov 17
10.00 am-4.00 pm
York Racecourse
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Christmas Fair at the Folk Hall

Sat Nov 16 @ 9.00 am - 2.00 pm
New Earswick Folk Hall
Hawthorne Terrace
York, YO32 4AQ GB
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Christmas Fayre

Sat Nov 16 @ 10.00 am - 3.00 pm
Haxby Memorial Hall
16 The Village, Haxby
York, Haxby YO32 3HT United Kingdom
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York Record & Book Fair

Sat Nov 16 @ 10.00 am - 3.00 pm
The Crescent Community Venue
8 The Crescent
York, YO24 1AW GB
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Christmas Craft Fair

Sat Nov 16 @ 10.00 am - 2.00 pm
St John the Baptist Church Wilberfoss
Beckside, Wilberfoss
York, YO41 4NS GB
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York Vintage Vera Kilo Sale

Sat Nov 16 @ 10.00 am - 5.00 pm
Central Methodist Church
St Saviourgate
York, YO1 8NQ United Kingdom
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De Grey Rooms Christmas Fair

Sat Nov 16 @ 11.00 am - 4.00 pm
De Grey Rooms
St Leonard's Place
York, YO1 7HD
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Piccadilly Art Market

Sun Nov 17 @ 11.00 am - 5.00 pm
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One event on Sun, December 8 at 11.00 am

One event on Sun, December 15 at 11.00 am

Spark:York
17-21 Piccadilly
York, YO1 9PB
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Christmas Craft Sale

Sun Nov 17 @ 12.00 pm - 2.00 pm
Friargate Quaker Meeting House, York
Quaker Meeting House, Friargate
York, YO1 9RL GB
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Crafty Crawl

Sun Nov 17 @ 12.00 pm - 4.00 pm
Friends of Rowntree Park
Rowntree Park
York, yo23 1jq GB
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The Nutcracker

Perhaps the ‘most famous ballet in the world’. The Nutcracker takes to the Barbican stage this Sunday. Experience the familiar melodies of Waltz of the Flowers and Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy as the Russian State Ballet and Opera House whisk you away on an adventure full of sweets, princes, magic and love.
Sun Nov 17
2.00 pm-7.00 pm
York Barbican
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The Woman In Black

Tue Nov 12 @ 7.30 pm - Sat Nov 16 @ 7.30 pm
York Theatre Royal
York Theatre Royal, St Leonard's Place
York, YO1 7HD
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Miracle on 34th Street

Wed Nov 13 @ 7.30 pm - Sun Nov 17 @ 2.30 pm
Joseph Rowntree Theatre
Haxby Road
York, YO31 8TA United Kingdom
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When The Rain Stops Falling

Thu Nov 14 @ 7.30 pm - Sat Nov 16 @ 7.30 pm
John Cooper Studio @ 41 Monkgate
41 Monkgate
York, YO31 7PB United Kingdom
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James Acaster – COLD LASAGNE HATE MYSELF 1999

Fri Nov 15 @ 7.30 pm
Grand Opera House
Cumberland Street
York, YO1 9SW United Kingdom
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Kemp’s Jig

Fri Nov 15 @ 7.30 pm - 9.00 pm
Friargate Theatre
Friargate Theatre Lower Friargate
York, YO19 GB
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2019 Yorkshire Schools Dance Festival

Sat Nov 16 @ 3.00 pm - 5.00 pm
Central Hall
University of York, Heslington
York, YO10 5DD United Kingdom
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ABBA Mania

Sat Nov 16 @ 7.30 pm
Grand Opera House
Cumberland Street
York, YO1 9SW United Kingdom
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The Keeping of Christmas

The Keeping of Christmas

Experience a Georgian Christmas! Fun for all the family as you step back in time and see Fairfax House transformed by extravagant dining table displays, elegant decorations and Twelth Night Cake.
Thu Nov 14-Tue Dec 31
Fairfax House
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Rhys James

It’s a weekend for comedy! While James Acaster is at the Grand Opera House this Friday, Rhys James is at the more cosier venue of The Basement. Find out how the Mock the Week regular has figured out the circle of life.
Sat Nov 16
7.30 pm
The Basement
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York RUFC Mini’s Curry & Comedy Night

Fri Nov 15 @ 7.00 pm - Sat Nov 16 @ 12.00 am
York Sports Club
Shipton Road
York, YO30 5RE
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James Acaster – COLD LASAGNE HATE MYSELF 1999

Fri Nov 15 @ 7.30 pm
Grand Opera House
Cumberland Street
York, YO1 9SW United Kingdom
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Kate Smuthwaite: Stand-Up Tour

Fri Nov 15 @ 7.30 pm - 10.30 pm
The Artful Dodger
47 Micklegate
York, YO1 6LJ United Kingdom
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Stand up Comedy Workshop with Kate Smurthwaite

Sat Nov 16 @ 10.30 am - 1.30 pm
The Duke of York
King's Square
York, YO1 8BH United Kingdom
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Back to the 80’s!

Poppleton Social are turning back time to the 1980’s this weekend. Enjoy live music, an 80’s quiz and 80’s themed snacks. (Maybe even dress up – there’s a prize for the best 80s outfit.)
Sat Nov 16-Sun Nov 17
7.30 pm-12.00 am
Poppleton Social
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Fauré’s Requiem – UoY Cathedral Singers

Fri Nov 15 @ 1.15 pm - 2.00 pm
The Sir Jack Lyons Concert Hall
University of York
York, YO10 5DD GB
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CANCELLED: Dr Hook – 50th Anniversary Tour

Fri Nov 15 @ 7.30 pm - 10.30 pm
York Barbican
Paragon St
York, YO10 4NT
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On-screen/off-screen

Fri Nov 15 @ 7.30 pm - 9.30 pm
Rymer Auditorium
University of York, Heslington
York, YO10 5DD United Kingdom
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Yazz Ahmed: Polyhymnia

Fri Nov 15 @ 7.30 pm
The Crescent Community Venue
8 The Crescent
York, YO24 1AW GB
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Supreme Queen: Featuring Scott Maley

Fri Nov 15 @ 8.00 pm
York Barbican
Paragon St
York, YO10 4NT
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The Mixtapes

Fri Nov 15 @ 8.00 pm - Sat Nov 16 @ 12.00 am
The Bootham Tavern
29 Bootham
York, YO30 7BW GB
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No Scary Bears Album Launch

Fri Nov 15 @ 8.00 pm - 11.00 pm
The Fulford Arms
121 Fulford Road
York, YO10 4EX GB
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Pineapple Hangover Album Launch

Fri Nov 15 @ 8.00 pm
Dusk
8 New Street
York, YO1 8RA United Kingdom
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Albion Quartet

Fri Nov 15 @ 8.00 pm
Sir Jack Lyons Concert Hall
University of York
York, YO10 5DD United Kingdom
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Tandem

Fri Nov 15 @ 9.00 pm - 11.30 pm
The Snickleway Inn
47 Goodramgate
York, Y01 7LS
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Snaize & Maclean

Fri Nov 15 @ 9.00 pm - Sat Nov 16 @ 12.00 am
The Habit
40 Goodramgate
York, YO1 7LF GB
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12 Hour Gig for Children in Need

Sat Nov 16 @ 9.00 am - 9.00 pm
York Railway Station
Station Road
York, YO24 1AB United Kingdom
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Ben Horden

Sat Nov 16 @ 2.00 pm - 4.00 pm
The Sir Jack Lyons Concert Hall
University of York
York, YO10 5DD GB
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Glenn Miller Orchestra

Sat Nov 16 @ 3.00 pm - 6.00 pm
York Barbican
Paragon St
York, YO10 4NT
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Peter Seymour & Richard Blake

Sat Nov 16 @ 4.30 pm - 6.30 pm
The Sir Jack Lyons Concert Hall
University of York
York, YO10 5DD GB
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Charity Gala Night

Sat Nov 16 @ 6.45 pm
Best Western York Pavilion Hotel
45 Main Street
York, YO10 4PJ GB
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David Goode

Sat Nov 16 @ 7.00 pm - 9.00 pm
The Sir Jack Lyons Concert Hall
University of York
York, YO10 5DD GB
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St Oswald’s Church Family Concert

Sat Nov 16 @ 7.00 pm - 8.30 pm
St Oswald’s Church Hall
Main Street, Fulford
York, YO10 4HJ United Kingdom
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ABBA Mania

Sat Nov 16 @ 7.30 pm
Grand Opera House
Cumberland Street
York, YO1 9SW United Kingdom
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Triangle Triangle Triangle Album Launch

Sat Nov 16 @ 7.30 pm - 11.30 pm
The Fulford Arms
121 Fulford Road
York, YO10 4EX GB
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Treasures of the Italian Renaissance

Sat Nov 16 @ 7.30 pm - 9.30 pm
York Minster
Church House
York, YO1 7HH GB
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Oneman

Sat Nov 16 @ 9.00 pm - Sun Nov 17 @ 3.00 am
The Crescent Community Venue
8 The Crescent
York, YO24 1AW GB
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Moonshine Creek

Sat Nov 16 @ 9.00 pm - 11.00 pm
The Snickleway Inn
47 Goodramgate
York, Y01 7LS
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Josh Murray

Sat Nov 16 @ 9.00 pm - 11.00 pm
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The Golden Fleece
16 Pavement
York, YO1 9UP GB
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The 5.15s

Sat Nov 16 @ 9.00 pm - Sun Nov 17 @ 12.00 am
Acorn Rugby Club
Thanet Road
York, YO24 2NW GB
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The Perfect Shambles

Sat Nov 16 @ 9.00 pm
The Ainsty
59 Boroughbridge Road
York, YO26 5SQ United Kingdom
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Black Bear Bones

Sun Nov 17 @ 3.00 pm - 5.00 pm
The Edinburgh Arms
25 Fishergate
York, Yo10 4ae GB
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Roadstunner

Sun Nov 17 @ 4.00 pm - 8.00 pm
Acorn Rugby Club
Thanet Road
York, YO24 2NW GB
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Live music Sunday – Paul Fedorenko

Sun Nov 17 @ 7.00 pm - 10.00 pm
The Bay Tree
The Bay Tree, Main Street, Stillington
York, YO61 1JU GB
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Jazz in the Village

Sun Nov 17 @ 8.00 pm - 10.00 pm
Helperby Village Hall
Main Street, Helperby
York, YO61 2NS GB
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