40+ things to do in York this weekend, September 22-23 2018

Food festival director Michael Hjort and his young friends. Photograph: Richard McDougall
21 Sep 2018 @ 4.36 pm
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Grub’s up! And there’s a music festival, a shopping celebration and cracking comedy among our picks this weekend.

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

Foodie heaven lands on Parliament Street as the flavour fiesta returns. Fantastic chefs whisk up fabulous dishes before your eyes, you can get hands-on at the food factory, browse wonderful local produce and set out on any number of taste trails. Enjoy!

Ten things you must do at York Food Festival 2018

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Linked to the food festival, this is nourishment for your ears. Every night four talented musical acts will take to the tent and play live, with all funds raised going to York Mind.

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It all comes down to this… The season decider. Victory over Whitehaven will see York crowned as Betfred League 1 Champions and seal automatic promotion to the 2019 Championship. Go along and cheer them to glory!

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Twenty-five talented printmakers display their work in the beautiful surroundings of York Cemetery. They use a variety of printmaking techniques, including lino and wood cuts, collagraphs, screen printing and etching. Free entry.

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A roadshow to celebrate all that’s brilliant about our local shops. And there are loads of bargains up for grabs too!

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Fun for all the family at the last steam extravaganza of the season. Attractions include dancers and singers, tractors and traction engines and classic cars.

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Host of his own entertainment show, Celebrity Juice regular and the only person to ever put Katie Hopkins in her place, Chris is a warm and witty one-off.

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