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Things to do in York this month

Magic & Mystery

Magic & Mystery
Fri, June 22 @ 9.00 am - Sat, May 1 @ 5.00 pm
Barley Hall
2 Coffee Yard, Stonegate
York, YO1 8AR United Kingdom
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Explore the often fine line between science, religion and magic in medieval society.

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Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience

Fri, July 5 @ 10.00 am - Thu, December 31 @ 6.00 pm
York St Mary’s
Castlegate
York, YO1 7FR United Kingdom
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‘Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience’ is a travelling exhibition intended for a wide audience inc...

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Future Greats: Aesthetica Art Prize 2020

Future Greats: Aesthetica Art Prize 2020
Sun, March 1 - Sun, February 28
York Art Gallery
Exhibition Square
York, YO1 7EW United Kingdom
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The Aesthetica Art Prize returns with 18 shortlisted artists who make sense of our changing world, r...

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The Heart of Yorkshire: Creativity and Culture in York Minster’s Collections

Sat, September 19 - Sun, January 17
York Minster Chapter house
Deangate
York, YO1 7HH United Kingdom
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This specially curated exhibition is a rare chance to see some of these amazing objects, to celebrat...

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Human Nature

Wed, October 21 - Sun, January 24
York Art Gallery
Exhibition Square
York, YO1 7EW United Kingdom
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A triptych of installations under the banner of ‘Human Nature’, jointly curated by York Mediale ...

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An Illuminated Christmas at Castle Howard

An Illuminated Christmas at Castle Howard
Sat Nov 28 - Thu Dec 31
Castle Howard
Coneysthorpe
York, YO60 7DA United Kingdom
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Join us for something truly magical in the Gardens of Castle Howard this Winter.

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York Environment Week 2020

York Environment Week 2020
Sat Nov 28 - Sun Dec 6

A diverse mix of events looking at energy, food, nature, waste and transport in York.

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The Travelling Pantomime

Wed Dec 2 - Wed Dec 23
Various venues across York
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The Travelling Pantomime is a socially-distanced, 70-minute extravaganza, packed to bursting with y...

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Forest School – mud, mayhem or much more?

Forest School – mud, mayhem or much more?
Wed Dec 2 @ 2.00 pm - 3.00 pm
Online
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Recent years have seen a rise in the popularity of Forest Schools, but what makes it so different fr...

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From the 2013 Housing Design Awards to York tomorrow

From the 2013 Housing Design Awards to York tomorrow
Wed Dec 2 @ 7.00 pm - 8.30 pm
Online
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In 2014, York Environment Forum’s Philip Crowe brought the 2013 National Housing Design Awards dis...

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Kimberlow Hill and Diamond Wood Project

Kimberlow Hill and Diamond Wood Project
Thu Dec 3 @ 10.00 am - 4.30 pm
Kimberlow Hill
York University
York, YO10 5LA
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Our aims are to enhance re-wilding by habitat building and improvement on the site, plant more trees...

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Hull Road Park Gardening Session

Hull Road Park Gardening Session
Thu Dec 3 @ 10.00 am - 1.00 pm
Hull Road Park
Hull Road
York, YO10 3AA United Kingdom
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Come and have a go at one of our weekly gardening sessions

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Waste Free Lunch Challenge!

Waste Free Lunch Challenge!
Thu Dec 3 @ 12.30 pm - 1.30 pm
Online
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Join St Nicks for a virtual lunch and share your own waste-busting tips.

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Christmas, Recycled

Christmas, Recycled
Thu Dec 3 @ 2.00 pm - 3.00 pm
Online
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Founder Carole Green will guide you through the event’s development, the broader impact it has, an...

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Electric Dreams: a brief history and future of our electricity grid

Electric Dreams: a brief history and future of our electricity grid
Thu Dec 3 @ 7.00 pm - 8.00 pm
Online
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Join us on a trip through time as we explore the politics of power, how the National Grid came to be...

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York Early Music Christmas Festival

York Early Music Christmas Festival
Fri Dec 4 - Sat Dec 12
National Centre for Early Music
St Margaret's Church Walmgate
York, YO1 9TL United Kingdom
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The York Early Music Christmas Festival was created in 1997 to introduce audiences to the extraordin...

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Your Mobile Phone and the Planet

Your Mobile Phone and the Planet
Fri Dec 4 @ 2.00 pm - 3.00 pm
Online
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A discussion on the benefits and challenges of mobiles phones for the environmentally conscious

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Palisander

Palisander
Fri Dec 4 @ 4.30 pm
National Centre for Early Music
St Margaret's Church Walmgate
York, YO1 9TL United Kingdom
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In this concert, Palisander return to the NCEM to take on the role of Lords of Misrule, presenting f...

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Draught-proofing workshop

Draught-proofing workshop
Fri Dec 4 @ 7.00 pm - 9.00 pm
Online
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Tired of having a cold and draughty house? Come join YCE and St Nicks’ Energy Champions for our on...

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Palisander

Palisander
Fri Dec 4 @ 7.00 pm - 8.30 pm
National Centre for Early Music
St Margaret's Church Walmgate
York, YO1 9TL United Kingdom
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In this concert, Palisander return to the NCEM to take on the role of Lords of Misrule, presenting f...

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Small Solar Power Systems

Small Solar Power Systems
Sat Dec 5 @ 2.00 pm - 3.30 pm
Online
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This workshop shows how to put together a small stand-alone solar power system.

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The Marian Consort

The Marian Consort
Sat Dec 5 @ 4.30 pm
National Centre for Early Music
St Margaret's Church Walmgate
York, YO1 9TL United Kingdom
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Discover the mystery of Christmas threaded through this 60-minute sequence for voices

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Slowing the flow

Slowing the flow
Sat Dec 5 @ 7.00 pm - 8.00 pm
Online
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Flooding:- Is it better to treat the symptoms or the cause?

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The Marian Consort

The Marian Consort
Sat Dec 5 @ 7.00 pm - 8.00 pm
National Centre for Early Music
St Margaret's Church Walmgate
York, YO1 9TL United Kingdom
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Discover the mystery of Christmas threaded through this 60-minute sequence for voices

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York River Art Market at Home

Sun Dec 6 @ 10.00 am - 5.00 pm
Online
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York River Art Market presents #YRAMATHOME, a series of Virtual Winter Art Markets running up until ...

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Exploring York Greenways

Exploring York Greenways
Sun Dec 6 @ 7.00 pm - 8.00 pm
Online
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York Greenways co-founder Peter Huxford gives an insider's view of York Greenways, and sets out why ...

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Jon Gomm

Sun Dec 6 @ 7.30 pm - 11.00 pm
The Crescent Community Venue
8 The Crescent
York, YO24 1AW
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Jon Gomm, based in Yorkshire in the UK, is an acoustic singer-songwriter with a revolutionary virtuo...

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Illyria Consort

Illyria Consort
Mon Dec 7 @ 4.30 pm
National Centre for Early Music
St Margaret's Church Walmgate
York, YO1 9TL United Kingdom
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Our programme focuses on virtuosic baroque composers who were inspired to write some of the most str...

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Illyria Consort

Illyria Consort
Mon Dec 7 @ 7.00 pm - 8.00 pm
National Centre for Early Music
St Margaret's Church Walmgate
York, YO1 9TL United Kingdom
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Our programme focuses on virtuosic baroque composers who were inspired to write some of the most str...

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Joglaresa

York Early Music Christmas Festival
Tue Dec 8 @ 4.30 pm
National Centre for Early Music
St Margaret's Church Walmgate
York, YO1 9TL United Kingdom
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Join the UK’s most toe-tapping medieval band for an evening of wassails, carols and yuletide songs

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Robert Newman’s Philosophy Show *POSTPONED

Tue Dec 8 @ 6.00 pm - 9.30 pm
The Crescent Community Venue
8 The Crescent
York, YO24 1AW
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In his all-new show, the multi-award winning stand-up comic weaves together Nietzsche’s sunglasses...

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Joglaresa

York Early Music Christmas Festival
Tue Dec 8 @ 7.00 pm - 8.00 pm
National Centre for Early Music
St Margaret's Church Walmgate
York, YO1 9TL United Kingdom
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Join the UK’s most toe-tapping medieval band for an evening of wassails, carols and yuletide songs

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Joglaresa Online

Joglaresa Online
Tue Dec 8 @ 7.00 pm
Online
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Join the UK’s most toe-tapping medieval band for an evening of wassails, carols and yuletide songs

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The York Waits

The York Waits
Wed Dec 9 @ 4.30 pm
National Centre for Early Music
St Margaret's Church Walmgate
York, YO1 9TL United Kingdom
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Carols, songs and dance from across medieval and renaissance England and Europe presented by York’...

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The York Waits

The York Waits
Wed Dec 9 @ 7.00 pm - 8.00 pm
National Centre for Early Music
St Margaret's Church Walmgate
York, YO1 9TL United Kingdom
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Carols, songs and dance from across medieval and renaissance England and Europe presented by York’...

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The York Waits Online

The York Waits Online
Wed Dec 9 @ 7.00 pm
Online
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Carols, songs and dance from across medieval and renaissance England and Europe presented by York’...

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York St John University Christmas Carol Service – Online Screening

Thu Dec 10 @ 7.00 pm - 8.00 pm
Online
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This year the York St John University Christmas Carol Service is brought to you on film

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Hands Off Gretel + Heartsink

Thu Dec 10 @ 7.30 pm
The Crescent Community Venue
8 The Crescent
York, YO24 1AW
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Hands Off Gretel are a sassy alt rock/grunge pop band from South Yorkshire, who have built themselve...

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York Christmas at Home

Fri Dec 11 - Sun Dec 13
Online
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We welcome you to these very special Christmas Concerts - designed to be watched in the comfort of y...

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Christmas Festivities & Fun

Christmas Festivities & Fun
Fri Dec 11 @ 2.30 pm - 3.30 pm
Online
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Welcome to our Christmas Party for the 50+ in North Yorkshire.

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Socially Distanced Show: Say Owt

Fri Dec 11 @ 7.00 pm - 10.00 pm
The Crescent Community Venue
8 The Crescent
York, YO24 1AW
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Say Owt are York’s loveable gang of performance poets, hosting high-energy nights of words and ver...

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The Marian Consort Online

The Marian Consort Online
Fri Dec 11 @ 7.00 pm
Online
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Discover the mystery of Christmas threaded through this 60-minute sequence for voices

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Annual Carol Concert

Fri Dec 11 @ 7.30 pm
York Cemetery
Cemetery Road
York, YO10 5AJ United Kingdom
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A wonderful evening to get you into the Christmas spirit!

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Chiaroscuro Quartet Online

Chiaroscuro Quartet Online
Sat Dec 12 @ 10.30 am
Online
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Alina Ibragimova, Pablo Hernán Benedí, Emilie Hörnlund and Claire Thirion perform

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Palisander Online

Palisander Online
Sat Dec 12 @ 1.00 pm
Online
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In this concert, Palisander return to the NCEM to take on the role of Lords of Misrule, presenting f...

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Illyria Consort Online

Illyria Consort Online
Sat Dec 12 @ 3.30 pm
Online
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Join us as we bring forth the light that these festivities traditionally brought to its people - thr...

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Bethany Seymour, Helen Charlston, Frederick Long, Peter Seymour

Bethany Seymour, Helen Charlston, Frederick Long, Peter Seymour
Sat Dec 12 @ 4.30 pm
National Centre for Early Music
St Margaret's Church Walmgate
York, YO1 9TL United Kingdom
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This emotive programme of songs, dialogues and trios by Purcell and Blow celebrates the genius of th...

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Socially Distanced Show: DC Blues

Sat Dec 12 @ 7.00 pm - 10.00 pm
The Crescent Community Venue
8 The Crescent
York, YO24 1AW
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We can’t have a Blues Festival this year but we can still have some blues, right!?

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Bethany Seymour, Helen Charlston, Frederick Long & Peter Seymour Online

Bethany Seymour, Helen Charlston, Frederick Long & Peter Seymour Online
Sat Dec 12 @ 7.00 pm
Online
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This emotive programme of songs, dialogues and trios by Purcell and Blow celebrates the genius of th...

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Bethany Seymour, Helen Charlston, Frederick Long, Peter Seymour

Bethany Seymour, Helen Charlston, Frederick Long, Peter Seymour
Sat Dec 12 @ 7.00 pm - 8.00 pm
National Centre for Early Music
St Margaret's Church Walmgate
York, YO1 9TL United Kingdom
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This emotive programme of songs, dialogues and trios by Purcell and Blow celebrates the genius of th...

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York River Art Market at Home

Sun Dec 13 @ 10.00 am - 5.00 pm
Online
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York River Art Market presents #YRAMATHOME, a series of Virtual Winter Art Markets running up until ...

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Matthew Wadsworth & Kate Bennet Wadsworth Online

Matthew Wadsworth & Kate Bennet Wadsworth Online
Sun Dec 13 @ 10.30 am
Online
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This programme was recorded at the NCEM in July 2020 as a gift from Matthew and Kate to the NCEM and...

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Spiritato! Online

Spiritato! Online
Sun Dec 13 @ 1.00 pm
Online
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In this feast of vivacious solos and orchestral suites, Spiritato brings together an entire orchestr...

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Stile Antico

Stile Antico
Sun Dec 13 @ 2.00 pm
National Centre for Early Music
St Margaret's Church Walmgate
York, YO1 9TL United Kingdom
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A sequence of music and poetry inspired by the service of Nine Lessons and Carols.

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Steven Devine Online

Steven Devine Online
Sun Dec 13 @ 3.30 pm
Online
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A richly expressive journey through many of the major keyboard styles and textures of Bach's day.

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Stile Antico Online

Stile Antico Online
Sun Dec 13 @ 5.00 pm
Online
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A sequence of music and poetry inspired by the service of Nine Lessons and Carols.

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Stile Antico

Stile Antico
Sun Dec 13 @ 5.00 pm - 6.00 pm
National Centre for Early Music
St Margaret's Church Walmgate
York, YO1 9TL United Kingdom
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A sequence of music and poetry inspired by the service of Nine Lessons and Carols.

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Socially Distanced Show: Kirk Brandon (Spear Of Destiny / Theatre Of Hate)

Sun Dec 13 @ 7.00 pm - 10.00 pm
The Crescent Community Venue
8 The Crescent
York, YO24 1AW
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It has been a long time since Kirk hit a stage on his own with just acoustic guitars and his songs f...

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Socially Distanced Show: Hyde Family Jam

Wed Dec 16 @ 7.00 pm - 10.00 pm
The Crescent Community Venue
8 The Crescent
York, YO24 1AW
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We’re delighted to welcome local buskers-supreme and champion party twangers Hyde Family Jam for a...

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POSTPONED: Alan Carr: Not Again, Alan!

Wed Dec 16 @ 8.00 pm - Sat Dec 19 @ 8.00 pm
York Barbican
Paragon St
York, YO10 4NT
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Join Alan as he muses upon the things that make his life weird and wonderful

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Autumn Lights – NEW DATE

Autumn Lights – NEW DATE
Thu Dec 17 @ 4.00 pm - 9.00 pm
Elvington Airfield
Halifax Way, Elvington
York, YO41 4AU United Kingdom
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A spectacle of light coming this December

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Socially Distanced Show: Hyde Family Jam

Thu Dec 17 @ 7.00 pm - 10.00 pm
The Crescent Community Venue
8 The Crescent
York, YO24 1AW
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We’re delighted to welcome local buskers-supreme and champion party twangers Hyde Family Jam for a...

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Socially Distanced Show: Avalanche Party

Fri Dec 18 @ 7.00 pm - 10.00 pm
The Crescent Community Venue
8 The Crescent
York, YO24 1AW
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Avalanche Party return to York to perform a special one off, intimate gig where they’ll be playing...

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Lady Maisery

Fri Dec 18 @ 7.30 pm
National Centre for Early Music
St Margaret's Church Walmgate
York, YO1 9TL United Kingdom
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In an unmissable collaboration, five of the English folk scene’s most inventive artists bring you ...

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York River Art Market at Home

Sat Dec 19 @ 10.00 am - 5.00 pm
Online
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York River Art Market presents #YRAMATHOME, a series of Virtual Winter Art Markets running up until ...

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Socially Distanced Show: New York Brass Band – *MATINÉE SHOW*

Sat Dec 19 @ 7.00 pm - 10.00 pm
The Crescent Community Venue
8 The Crescent
York, YO24 1AW
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It just wouldn’t be Christmas at The Crescent if we didn’t have horny wonders The New York Brass...

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York River Art Market at Home

Sun Dec 20 @ 10.00 am - 5.00 pm
Online
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York River Art Market presents #YRAMATHOME, a series of Virtual Winter Art Markets running up until ...

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Kate Rusby

Kate Rusby
Sun Dec 20 @ 7.30 pm
York Barbican
Paragon St
York, YO10 4NT
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Known for her beautiful and expressive vocals, folk singer Kate Rusby will return to York Barbican t...

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Socially Distanced Show: Hyde Family Jam

Tue Dec 22 @ 7.00 pm - 10.00 pm
The Crescent Community Venue
8 The Crescent
York, YO24 1AW
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We’re delighted to welcome local buskers-supreme and champion party twangers Hyde Family Jam for a...

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Socially Distanced Show: Blonde On Bob + Freewheelin’

Tue Dec 29 @ 7.00 pm - 10.00 pm
The Crescent Community Venue
8 The Crescent
York, YO24 1AW
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We’re delighted to welcome local buskers-supreme and champion party twangers Hyde Family Jam for a...

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