Things to do in York this weekend – 4-6 October 2019

Spooky season begins at York Dungeon…

Lots to enjoy this weekend with a start to the spooky season, a coat of many colours, a music concert from a certified legend, and a seasonal celebration.

As always York’s biggest and best things to do guide is here.

Halloween in York 2019

The Home of Halloween

Your Halloween starts right here – at York Dungeon. Kick off the spooky season with a visit to the darkest parts of York’s history. Meet the infamous Guy Fawkes and Dick Turpin, and do you dare risk The Curse of the Witch?
Thu Oct 3-Sun Nov 3
York Dungeon
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Spooky Halloween Ceramic Decorations Workshop

Fri Oct 4 @ 7.00 pm - 9.00 pm
Skullduggery Ceramics Studio
14 Caroline Close, Holgate
York, YO24 4EQ
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York Castle Museum With TV’s Most Haunted

Fri Oct 4 @ 7.30 pm - Sat Oct 5 @ 12.00 am
York Castle Museum
York, YO1 9 GB + Google Map

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

It’s your last chance to catch Joseph at the Grand Opera House. Union J’s Jaymi Hensley plays the the man with the fancy coat in this all-singing, all-dancing family musical. Everybody – “I closed my eyes, drew back the curtain…”
Tue Oct 1-Sat Oct 5
7.30 pm
Grand Opera House
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Little Shop of Horrors

Wed Oct 2 @ 7.30 pm - Sun Oct 6 @ 7.30 pm
Joseph Rowntree Theatre
Haxby Road
York, YO31 8TA United Kingdom
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Best Before Death + Bill Drummond Live Performance

Fri Oct 4 @ 6.00 pm
City Screen
13 - 17 Coney Street
York, YO1 9QL GB
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Steve Cassidy and Friends

Sun Oct 6 @ 7.30 pm
Joseph Rowntree Theatre
Haxby Road
York, YO31 8TA United Kingdom
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Lulu: Still On Fire

Lulu: Still On Fire

National Treasure alert! Era-straddling Scottish superstar Lulu is in town. Look forward to an evening of singing, dancing and laughter as Lulu takes the audience on a personal journey through her music, plus career defining moments on a LED screen.
Sat Oct 5
7.30 pm
York Barbican
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Drooligan + My Pleasure

Fri Oct 4 @ 7.30 pm - 11.00 pm
The Fulford Arms
121 Fulford Road
York, YO10 4EX GB
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Faux Pas

Fri Oct 4 @ 7.30 pm - 10.30 pm
FortyFive Vinyl Café
29 Micklegate
York, YO1 6JH GB
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Richard Barrett & Milana Zariĉ

Fri Oct 4 @ 7.30 pm - 9.30 pm
The Sir Jack Lyons Concert Hall
University of York
York, YO10 5DD GB
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The Lights in Concert

Fri Oct 4 @ 8.00 pm - 11.00 pm
LIAM’s Acoustic Club
Terrington Village Hall
York, YO60 6PZ GB
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Marmen String Quartet

Fri Oct 4 @ 8.00 pm - 10.00 pm
The Sir Jack Lyons Concert Hall
University of York
York, YO10 5DD GB
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Crescent 4th Birthday: Artwork

Fri Oct 4 @ 9.00 pm - Sat Oct 5 @ 3.00 am
The Crescent Community Venue
8 The Crescent
York, YO24 1AW GB
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Moonshine Creek

Fri Oct 4 @ 9.00 pm - 11.00 pm
The Snickleway Inn
47 Goodramgate
York, Y01 7LS
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Fairfax Ensemble

Sat Oct 5 @ 1.00 pm
York Unitarian Chapel
St Saviourgate
York, YO1 8NQ United Kingdom
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Esperanza + Sinister Flynn

Sat Oct 5 @ 7.00 pm - 11.00 pm
Victoria Vaults Venue
47-49 Nunnery Lane
York, YO23 1AB GB
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Rock it at the Spark!

Sat Oct 5 @ 7.00 pm - 10.00 pm
Spark:York
17-21 Piccadilly
York, YO1 9PB
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IST IST – York Black Lagoons Eugene Gorgeous Strelka

Sat Oct 5 @ 7.30 pm - 11.00 pm
The Fulford Arms
121 Fulford Road
York, YO10 4EX GB
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After Culture

Sat Oct 5 @ 8.00 pm - 11.59 pm
The Ainsty
59 Boroughbridge Road
York, YO26 5SQ United Kingdom
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Melting Pot

Sat Oct 5 @ 8.00 pm
Osbaldwick Sports Club
The Leyes
York, YO10 3PR United Kingdom
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Owen Martin

Sat Oct 5 @ 9.00 pm - 11.00 pm
The Royal Oak
18 Goodramgate
York, YO1 7LG GB
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Sciatica

Sat Oct 5 @ 9.00 pm - 11.00 pm
The Edinburgh Arms
25 Fishergate
York, Yo10 4ae GB
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The Anarchists

Sat Oct 5 @ 9.00 pm
The Spread Eagle
98 Walmgate
York, YO1 9TL United Kingdom
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Solar Bats

Sat Oct 5 @ 9.00 pm - 11.00 pm
The Bay Horse, York
55 Blossom St
York, YO24 1AZ GB
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Moonshine Creek

Sat Oct 5 @ 9.00 pm - 11.00 pm
The Volunteer Arms
5 Watson Street
York, YO24 4BH GB
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Melody Makers

Sat Oct 5 @ 9.00 pm - Sun Oct 6 @ 12.00 am
Acorn Rugby Club
Thanet Road
York, YO24 2NW GB
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Calypso: Mason Collective, AJ Christou, Sizeup

Sat Oct 5 @ 10.00 pm - Sun Oct 6 @ 4.00 am
Fibbers: Live Music Venue
3-5 Toft Green
York, YO1 6JT
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The Telstars

Sun Oct 6 @ 3.00 pm - 5.00 pm
The Edinburgh Arms
25 Fishergate
York, Yo10 4ae GB
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Ska Train UB40 & Ska Tribute Show

Sun Oct 6 @ 4.00 pm - 8.00 pm
Acorn Rugby Club
Thanet Road
York, YO24 2NW GB
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Chris Berry

Sun Oct 6 @ 5.00 pm - 8.00 pm
Inn On The Green
3 The Green
York, YO26 5LL GB
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Pat Mcgarry

Sun Oct 6 @ 6.00 pm - 8.00 pm
Walnut Tree Heworth
73 Heworth Village
York, YO31 1AN GB
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The Murder Capital

Sun Oct 6 @ 7.30 pm
The Crescent Community Venue
8 The Crescent
York, YO24 1AW GB
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Steve Cassidy and Friends

Sun Oct 6 @ 7.30 pm
Joseph Rowntree Theatre
Haxby Road
York, YO31 8TA United Kingdom
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City Screen have treated us to a month of classic films that delve into the ‘dark heart of Hollywood’ and it concludes this Sunday with Sunset Boulevard. The multiple Oscar winning film stars Gloria Swanson as Norma Desmond, an aging silent film queen, and unfolds into a tale of desperate tragic destiny.

Best Before Death + Bill Drummond Live Performance

Fri Oct 4 @ 6.00 pm
City Screen
13 - 17 Coney Street
York, YO1 9QL GB
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Apple celebration week

Join the crunch bunch at Beningbrough Hall for all sorts of apple-based fun such as picking, tasting and pressing, games and short talks, as well as cider and chutney tasting too.
Sun Oct 6-Sun Oct 13
10.30 am-5.00 pm
Beningbrough Hall, Gardens and Gallery
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Oktoberfest At Pavement Vaults!

Mon Sep 30 @ 12.00 pm - Sun Oct 6 @ 11.30 pm
Pavement Vaults
2 Piccadilly
York, YO1 9NU GB
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Apples not (chocolate) oranges

Wed Oct 2 @ 11.30 am - Sat Oct 5 @ 3.00 pm
Goddards
27 Tadcaster Road
York, YO24 1GG United Kingdom
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Oktoberfest

Fri Oct 4 @ 6.00 pm - 10.30 pm
Spark:York
17-21 Piccadilly
York, YO1 9PB
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York Whisky Festival 2019

Sat Oct 5 @ 12.00 pm - 9.00 pm
York Racecourse
Knavesmire Road
York, YO23 1EX GB
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Mambo Jambo’s “Nonsense Show” for Children

Explore the Octopus’ Garden and make a Nonsense Stew with multi-instrumentalists Frankie and Pete! Perfect for families with children age 3-7 years. Engage with song, silliness and instruments.
Sun Oct 6
11.30 am-2.30 pm
National Centre for Early Music
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