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

Photograph: Still from Wannabe – Leyya, 2018. Showing at the Aesthetic Short Film Festival
8 Nov 2019 @ 5.35 pm
| Entertainment

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.

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.