Things to do in York this weekend, 2-4 August 2019

2 Aug 2019 @ 4.29 pm
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Flat caps and cabaret, zines and tunes, running and shopping are our picks this week.

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

After Yorkshire Day, we have Yorkshire Weekend. At Beningbrough Hall they’re celebrating God’s Own County, including a flat cap trail around the gardens, cricket on the South Lawn and the exhibition, Yorkshire! Achievement, Grit and Controversy.

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Love paper? Love DIY publishing? Love magazines? Then you’ll definitely love York Zine Fest. Browse over 40 zine stalls, meet the makers and enjoy food and drinks.

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If Brexit has stirred your patriotic fervour, head along to this bastion of wealth and sing away to Rule Britannia. There’s even a Spitfire flyover…

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An evening of simply fabulous entertaiment, as Velma returns to her home town after an international tour. The musical theatre comedy revue show includes classic show tunes, stand up comedy, jazz standards and even singalongs.

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It may be too late to enter, but the 10K is a brilliant spectacle for all ages. Cheer on the runners as they pound York’s streets in search of their PB.

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Top up your wardrobe with some classic pieces. Shoppers are promised knitwear, sportswear, denim, shirts and brands such as Adidas, Nike and Levis.

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