Things to do in York this weekend, 8-10 November 2019

Photograph: Still from Wannabe – Leyya, 2018. Showing at the Aesthetic Short Film Festival

This weekend we welcome an exciting new venue, hundreds of amazing films and a star stand-up.

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

Aesthetica Short Film Festival 2019

The world of cinema packed into one small city – the Aesthetic Short Film Festival is every movie buff’s dream. Tons of mini classics to watch this weekend, in every genre – animation, comedy, thriller, dance, documentary, experimental… Plus filmmaker insights and masterclasses
Wed, November 6-Sun, November 10
9.00 am-1.00 am
Various venues
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Studio Ghibli Vintage Sundays

Sun, November 10 @ 12.00 pm - 2.00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12.00 pm on Sunday, repeating until Sun, November 24

City Screen
13 - 17 Coney Street
York, YO1 9QL GB
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Afghan Star

Sun, November 10 @ 7.30 pm - 9.00 pm
National Centre for Early Music
St Margaret's Church Walmgate
York, YO1 9TL United Kingdom
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The Malthouse Launch Night

This brilliant idea sees an empty brewery building transformed into a community space. On Friday night there’s food and drink, Saturday is shopping central and Sunday brings the Big Chill. You can read all about it here.
Fri, November 8
5.00 pm-11.59 pm
The Malthouse [Space Invaders]
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Jimmy Carr – Terribly Funny

Channel 4’s master of mirth returns, with another barrel-load of gags designed to amuse and offend in equal measure. There were still a handful of tickets left as we went live.
Sun, November 10
8.00 pm
Grand Opera House
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Reasons To Stay Alive

Tue, November 5 @ 7.30 pm - Sat, November 9 @ 7.30 pm
York Theatre Royal
York Theatre Royal, St Leonard's Place
York, YO1 7HD
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Tom Gates Live on Stage!

Wed, November 6 @ 7.00 pm - Sat, November 9 @ 7.00 pm
Grand Opera House
Cumberland Street
York, YO1 9SW United Kingdom
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Hairspray

Wed, November 6 @ 7.30 pm - Sat, November 9 @ 7.30 pm
Joseph Rowntree Theatre
Haxby Road
York, YO31 8TA United Kingdom
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Rhod Gilbert: The Book of John

Fri, November 8 @ 8.00 pm - 11.00 pm
York Barbican
Paragon St
York, YO10 4NT
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Luke Kempner: House Of Faces

Sat, November 9 @ 7.30 pm - 10.00 pm
The Basement
Picturehouses City Screen, 13-17 Coney St
York, YO1 9QL United Kingdom
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YSJ Musical Production Society’s Winter Showcase

Sun, November 10 @ 2.30 pm - 4.00 pm
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One event on Sun, November 10 at 7.30 pm

Temple Hall
York St John University, Lord Mayors Walk
York, YO31 7EX
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York Makers Winter Fair

A collection of local makers sell something unique and different from 20 stalls in Clements Hall. It’s the perfect place to start your Christmas shopping, and there’s a cafe to boot.
Sat, November 9
10.00 am-3.30 pm
Clements Hall
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Winter Craft Fair at Langlands Shiptonthorpe

Sat, November 9 @ 10.00 am - Sun, November 10 @ 4.00 pm
Langlands Garden Centre
Langlands Nurseries Ltd, York Road, Shiptonthorpe
York, YO43 3PN GB
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St Sampson Centre Gift Fair

Sat, November 9 @ 10.00 am - Sun, November 10 @ 4.30 pm
St. Sampson’s Church
4 Church Street
York, YO1 8BE GB
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Golden Ball Community Pub turns 7!

What an achievement – the Golden Ball, York’s first community pub, has been thriving for seven years. Hit the Cromwell Road local for live music, cakes, a birthday brew and a tombola.
Sun, November 10
12.00 pm-11.00 pm
Golden Ball
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The Malthouse Launch Night

Fri, November 8 @ 5.00 pm - 11.59 pm
The Malthouse [Space Invaders]
9 The Crescent, York, YO24 1AW
York, YO24 1AW GB
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York Dolls House & Miniatures Fair

If you’re downsizing this is the place to be. Exquisitely crafted dolls houses, furniture and more is on sale, and you can listen to expert talks on makeing things miniature.
Sun, November 10
10.30 am-4.00 pm
York Racecourse
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