Things to do in York this weekend, 22-24 November 2019

22 Nov 2019 @ 1.02 pm
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Lots to do this weekend with snow in the Shambles, celebrating ceramics, a sweet Santa adventure, and the chance to meet a Drag Race star.

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

It’s back for a third year! Experience a magical snow fall in the Shambles every Friday in the run up to Christmas. The big switch on is this weekend! Many shops will also be open later so you can do some festive shopping too.

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‘She’s a gender-bending, circus-performing, whip-cracking queen’ – and star of Drag Race UK Crystal is coming to York this weekend! Joined by drag queens Charra Tea, Echo Falls and Dolls Nest, there will be music, dancers, a bouncy castle and the chance to lip sync for your life.

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York’s Chocolate Story is decked out in a festive make-over and Father Christmas has taken up residence. Meet Santa on special themed tours and help to save Christmas! Family festive fun filled with Christmas games and seasonal secrets.

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Join York Art Gallery for the annual Days of Clay – a whole weekend of hands-on opportunities, workshops, talks and performance art surrounding the art of ceramics.

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Join York Civic Trust member Dave Taylor for a tour of City Screen Picturehouse and discover cinema secrets and what is involved in running a succesful film venue.

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Step back in time to the 1940s at Eden Camp this weekend. Encounter the Northern World War 2 Association portraying British, German, Russian and American troops and see what the uniform, clothing and kit of the period would have been like up close.

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Big Joanie are a black feminist punk band and are described to be like ‘The Ronettes filtered through 80s DIY and 90s riot grrrl, with a sprinkling of dashikis’. Enjoy live music at The Fulford Arms this Friday night with Big Joanie as they perform songs from their latest album ‘Sistahs’.

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