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.

Yorkshire weekend

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.
Sat Aug 3-Sun Aug 4
10.30 am-5.00 pm
Beningbrough Hall, Gardens and Gallery
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Prehistoric School Holiday Activities

Mon Jul 29 @ 11.30 am - Fri Aug 2 @ 3.00 pm
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One event on Tue, August 27 at 11.30 am

Yorkshire Museum of Farming
Murton
York, YO19 5UF United Kingdom
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Mythical Makes

Fri Aug 2 @ 10.30 am - 4.00 pm
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York Art Gallery
Exhibition Square
York, YO1 7EW United States
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YHA Family Fun Day

Sat Aug 3 @ 10.00 am - 4.00 pm
YHA York
42 Water End
York, YO30 6LP GB
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Yorkshire Family Fun Day

Sat Aug 3 @ 10.00 am - 4.00 pm
Haxby Memorial Hall
16 The Village, Haxby
York, Haxby YO32 3HT United Kingdom
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Sounds Like You …

Sat Aug 3 @ 10.30 am - 4.30 pm
York Art Gallery
Exhibition Square
York, YO1 7EW United States
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Relay For Life York Family Fun Day

Sat Aug 3 @ 12.00 pm - Sun Aug 4 @ 12.00 pm
York RI
Hamilton Drive, Acomb
York, YO24 4NX United Kingdom
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Yorkshire Day Games and Music Weekend

Sat Aug 3 @ 12.00 pm - 4.00 pm
Golden Ball
2 Cromwell Road
York, YO1 6DU GB
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Pop Up York presents – ‘Dumbo’ (2019)

Sat Aug 3 @ 1.00 pm - 4.30 pm
Wigginton Recreation Hall
The Village
York, YO32 2LL GB
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T’ai Chi for All at The Mansion House

Sun Aug 4 @ 9.30 am - 10.30 am
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York Mansion House
Saint Helen’s Square
York, YO1 9QL GB
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Family Fun Day

Sun Aug 4 @ 12.00 pm - 4.00 pm
Tang Hall Community Centre
Fifth Ave
York, YO31 0UG GB
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Fossgate Festival

Sun Aug 4 @ 12.00 pm - 8.00 pm
Fossgate
York, YO1 9TF GB + Google Map

York Zine Fest 2019

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.
Sat Aug 3
12.00 pm-4.00 pm
The Crescent Community Venue
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Charlotte Dawson & Pietro Sanna Exhibition

Tue Jul 2 @ 9.00 pm - Sun Aug 4 @ 9.00 pm

Mythical Makes

Fri Aug 2 @ 10.30 am - 4.00 pm
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York Art Gallery
Exhibition Square
York, YO1 7EW United States
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Adulterated Dolls and Talismanic Boggarts

Fri Aug 2 @ 11.00 am - Sat Aug 3 @ 6.00 pm
Arts Barge
Tower Gardens, Tower Street
York, YO1 9WD United Kingdom
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Talisman Doll Making

Fri Aug 2 @ 12.00 pm - 4.00 pm
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One event on Sat, August 3 at 12.00 pm

Arts Barge
Tower Gardens, Tower Street
York, YO1 9WD United Kingdom
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Mending Beautifully: Fabrication

Fri Aug 2 @ 12.00 pm - 4.00 pm
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One event on Sat, August 3 at 12.00 pm

Arts Barge
Tower Gardens, Tower Street
York, YO1 9WD United Kingdom
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August Art Exhibition

Fri Aug 2 @ 1.00 pm - 5.00 pm
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One event on Sat, August 3 at 1.00 pm

One event on Sun, August 4 at 1.00 pm

One event on Sat, August 17 at 1.00 pm

One event on Sun, August 18 at 1.00 pm

Stillingfleet Lodge Gardens
Stewart Lane
York, YO19 6HP United Kingdom
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Book Binding with Ian Cameron

Fri Aug 2 @ 1.00 pm - 4.00 pm
Arts Barge
Tower Gardens, Tower Street
York, YO1 9WD United Kingdom
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Sounds Like You …

Sat Aug 3 @ 10.30 am - 4.30 pm
York Art Gallery
Exhibition Square
York, YO1 7EW United States
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The Artful Dodger presents The Bizarre Bazaar

Sat Aug 3 @ 11.00 am - 4.00 pm
The Artful Dodger Bar
47 Micklegate
York, YO1 6LJ GB
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Castle Howard Proms

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…
Sat Aug 3
7.00 pm
Castle Howard
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Uprising: Stonedeaf Festival Promo Night!

Thu Aug 1 @ 11.00 pm - Fri Aug 2 @ 4.00 am
The Drawing Board
10 New Street
York, YO1 8RA GB
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Wondrous Love

Fri Aug 2 @ 1.00 pm - 2.00 pm
St Helen’s Church
St Helen's Square
York, YO1 8QN United Kingdom
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Jazz Night with Croft & Mullen

Fri Aug 2 @ 7.00 pm - 9.30 pm
The Grange Hotel
1, Clifton
York, YO30 6AA GB
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Strut Club Cabaret Presents…Hello Sailor!

Fri Aug 2 @ 7.00 pm - 11.00 pm
Arts Barge
Tower Gardens, Tower Street
York, YO1 9WD United Kingdom
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A Vision of Elvis

Fri Aug 2 @ 7.30 pm
Grand Opera House
Cumberland Street
York, YO1 9SW United Kingdom
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Coldharbourstores

Fri Aug 2 @ 7.30 pm
The Crescent Community Venue
8 The Crescent
York, YO24 1AW GB
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Crumbs, Instant Bin, Perspex

Fri Aug 2 @ 8.00 pm - 11.00 pm
The Fulford Arms
121 Fulford Road
York, YO10 4EX GB
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Gary Stewart In Concert

Fri Aug 2 @ 8.00 pm - 10.30 pm
LIAM’s Acoustic Club
Terrington Village Hall
York, YO60 6PZ GB
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Solar Bats

Fri Aug 2 @ 8.30 pm
The White Horse
6 Bootham
York, YO30 7BL United Kingdom
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The Nook Open Mic

Fri Aug 2 @ 8.30 pm - 11.00 pm
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The Nook
3a Castlegate
York, North Yorkshire YO1 9RN United Kingdom
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The Mothers!

Fri Aug 2 @ 9.00 pm
The Bootham Tavern
29 Bootham
York, YO30 7BW GB
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Tandem

Fri Aug 2 @ 9.00 pm - 11.30 pm
The Snickleway Inn
47 Goodramgate
York, Y01 7LS
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The SKAPONES

Fri Aug 2 @ 9.00 pm
Victoria Vaults Venue
47-49 Nunnery Lane
York, YO23 1AB GB
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The Players

Fri Aug 2 @ 9.00 pm
Old White Swan
80 Goodramgate
York, YO1 7LF United Kingdom
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IGLOO

Fri Aug 2 @ 11.00 pm
Mansion nightclub
55 Micklegate
York, YO1 6LJ United Kingdom
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Sellsword Album Launch Party

Sat Aug 3 @ 7.00 pm - 11.30 pm
The Fulford Arms
121 Fulford Road
York, YO10 4EX GB
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The Rolling Stones Story

Sat Aug 3 @ 7.30 pm
Grand Opera House
Cumberland Street
York, YO1 9SW United Kingdom
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Rock N Roll with the Lincolns Plus the Jets

Sat Aug 3 @ 7.30 pm - 11.45 pm
Huntington Working Mens Club
1 North Moor Road
York, YO32 9QT GB
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Tim Brooks, Harrison Rimmer, Chris Laycock

Sat Aug 3 @ 7.30 pm - 10.30 pm
FortyFive Vinyl Café
29 Micklegate
York, YO1 6JH GB
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Flooded, Honours, Pavilion, Honey Smugglers

Sat Aug 3 @ 7.30 pm - 11.00 pm
The Crescent Community Venue
8 The Crescent
York, YO24 1AW GB
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Mark Peters + Elk + Listeners Club DJs

Sat Aug 3 @ 7.30 pm - 11.00 pm
Stained Glass Centre
St Martin-cum-Gregory, Micklegate
York, YO1 6LN United Kingdom
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Bad Idea

Sat Aug 3 @ 8.00 pm
The White Horse
6 Bootham
York, YO30 7BL United Kingdom
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Black Ice at The Acorn

Sat Aug 3 @ 9.00 pm - 11.30 pm
Acorn Rugby Club
Thanet Road
York, YO24 2NW United Kingdom
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The Dark Flowers

Sat Aug 3 @ 9.00 pm
The Bootham Tavern
29 Bootham
York, YO30 7BW GB
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The Cover Ups

Sat Aug 3 @ 9.00 pm
The Edinburgh Arms
25 Fishergate
York, Yo10 4ae GB
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Snaize & Maclean

Sat Aug 3 @ 9.00 pm
The Habit
40 Goodramgate
York, YO1 7LF GB
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Cold Culprits

Sat Aug 3 @ 9.00 pm - 11.00 pm
O’Neill’s York
10 Low Ousegate
York, YO1 9QU GB
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Bassmentality Summer Session with Devilman

Sat Aug 3 @ 11.00 pm - Sun Aug 4 @ 4.00 am
Mansion nightclub
55 Micklegate
York, YO1 6LJ United Kingdom
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Black Ice at The Edinburgh Arms

Sun Aug 4 @ 3.00 pm - 5.00 pm
The Edinburgh Arms
25 Fishergate
York, Yo10 4ae GB
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Melody Makers

Sun Aug 4 @ 4.00 pm - 8.00 pm
Acorn Rugby Club
Thanet Road
York, YO24 2NW United Kingdom
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Marc Atkinson

Sun Aug 4 @ 5.00 pm - 8.00 pm
Inn On The Green
3 The Green
York, YO26 5LL GB
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Glyndebourne at City Screen – Mozart’s The Magic Flute

Sun Aug 4 @ 5.30 pm
City Screen
13 - 17 Coney Street
York, YO1 9QL GB
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Ronan Keating at Castle Howard

Sun Aug 4 @ 6.15 pm
Castle Howard
Coneysthorpe
York, YO60 7DA United Kingdom
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Dan Webster & Emily Lawler

Sun Aug 4 @ 7.30 pm - 10.30 pm
The Bootham Tavern
29 Bootham
York, YO30 7BW GB
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Mischief

Sun Aug 4 @ 8.00 pm
Arts Barge
Tower Gardens, Tower Street
York, YO1 9WD United Kingdom
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Neon Salmon, Ryosuke Kiyasu, Neuschlaufen

Sun Aug 4 @ 8.00 pm - 11.00 pm
The Fulford Arms
121 Fulford Road
York, YO10 4EX GB
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The Velma Celli Show

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.
Fri Aug 2
8.00 pm
The Basement
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Upstaged! A Comedy by the Lords of Misrule

Thu Aug 1 @ 7.00 pm - Sat Aug 3 @ 9.00 pm
Rowntree Park
Terry Avenue
York, YO23 1JQ United Kingdom
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Strut Club Cabaret Presents…Hello Sailor!

Fri Aug 2 @ 7.00 pm - 11.00 pm
Arts Barge
Tower Gardens, Tower Street
York, YO1 9WD United Kingdom
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Gravy On The Ceiling

Fri Aug 2 @ 7.30 pm - 9.00 pm
Spark:York
17-21 Piccadilly
York, YO1 9PB
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A Vision of Elvis

Fri Aug 2 @ 7.30 pm
Grand Opera House
Cumberland Street
York, YO1 9SW United Kingdom
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The Rolling Stones Story

Sat Aug 3 @ 7.30 pm
Grand Opera House
Cumberland Street
York, YO1 9SW United Kingdom
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The Wild and Crazy Adventures of Tom Wayfinder: Story time Spectacular

Sun Aug 4 @ 11.00 am
Arts Barge
Tower Gardens, Tower Street
York, YO1 9WD United Kingdom
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Mischief

Sun Aug 4 @ 8.00 pm
Arts Barge
Tower Gardens, Tower Street
York, YO1 9WD United Kingdom
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Swallows and Amazons

Fri Jul 26 @ 7.00 pm - Sat Aug 24 @ 7.00 pm
York Theatre Royal
York Theatre Royal, St Leonard's Place
York, YO1 7HD
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York 10K

York 10K

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.
Sun Aug 4
9.00 am-12.00 pm
York Knavesmire
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T’ai Chi for All at The Mansion House

Sun Aug 4 @ 9.30 am - 10.30 am
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York Mansion House
Saint Helen’s Square
York, YO1 9QL GB
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Headlock Vintage Clothing Sale

Top up your wardrobe with some classic pieces. Shoppers are promised knitwear, sportswear, denim, shirts and brands such as Adidas, Nike and Levis.
Sat Aug 3
10.30 am-4.30 pm
The Basement
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T’ai Chi for All at The Mansion House

Sun Aug 4 @ 9.30 am - 10.30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9.30 am on Sunday, repeating until Sun, August 25

York Mansion House
Saint Helen’s Square
York, YO1 9QL GB
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