What’s On in York this weekend

The Tempest – Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre

The Tempest – Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre
Wed Jun 26 - Sun Sep 1
Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre
Tower Street
York, YO1 9WD United Kingdom
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The Tempest is part political allegory and part fantastical tale of strange creatures and otherworld...

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Twelfth Night – Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre

Twelfth Night – Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre
Thu Jun 27 - Sun Sep 1
Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre
Tower Street
York, YO1 9WD United Kingdom
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A tale of mistaken identity, romantic confusion and a prank that gets pushed too far, Twelfth Night ...

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Henry V – Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre

Henry V – Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre
Fri Jun 28 - Sun Sep 1
Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre
Tower Street
York, YO1 9WD United Kingdom
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One of Shakespeare’s most popular histories, Henry V chronicles the coming of age of the once wild...

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York Maze

Sat Jul 13 @ 10.00 am - Mon Sep 2 @ 6.30 pm
York Maze
Elvington Lane
York, YO19 5LT United Kingdom
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With over 20 different rides, attractions and shows to enjoy York Maze offers an amazing fun-filled ...

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Bad Girls the Musical

Bad Girls the Musical
Tue Jul 16 @ 7.30 pm - Sat Jul 20 @ 7.30 pm
John Cooper Studio @ 41 Monkgate
41 Monkgate
York, YO31 7PB United Kingdom
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Set in a women’s prison, Bad Girls The Musical is a powerful, uplifting and raucously entertain...

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Mr Hudson’s Summer Holiday at The Mansion House

Wed Jul 17 @ 10.30 am - Sun Sep 1 @ 4.30 pm
York Mansion House
Saint Helen’s Square
York, YO1 9QL GB
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Summer is here, and from July 17th York Mansion House comes alive with hidden trails, sparkling trea...

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Great Yorkshire Fringe 2019

Thu Jul 18 - Sun Jul 28
Parliament Street
York, YO1 8XS United Kingdom + Google Map

The Great Yorkshire Fringe will see the historic city of York’s well known thoroughfare transf...

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The Triumph of Pan

Fri Jul 19 @ 10.00 am - 5.00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10.00 am, repeating until Sun, September 22

York Art Gallery
Exhibition Square
York, YO1 7EW United States
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Nicolas Poussin’s The Triumph of Pan, one of the National Gallery’s most significant works, will...

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Arts Barge Jazz & Manouche Festival

Arts Barge Jazz & Manouche Festival
Fri Jul 19 @ 11.00 am
Arts Barge
Tower Gardens, Tower Street
York, YO1 United Kingdom
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Two days of Jazz and Manouche as part of The Arts Barge Riverside Festival.

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Kōtuku and Moon Child: Family Puppet Theatre

Kōtuku and Moon Child: Family Puppet Theatre
Fri Jul 19 @ 12.00 pm - Sat Jul 20 @ 12.00 pm
Parliament Street
York, YO1 8XS United Kingdom + Google Map

Basal masks, puppetry and breath-taking original piano music tell a story of a little Moon Child who...

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Annette Gregory: American Songbook – Intimate Affair

Annette Gregory: American Songbook – Intimate Affair
Fri Jul 19 @ 5.00 pm
Parliament Street
York, YO1 8XS United Kingdom + Google Map

Annette will perform an intimate session from popular artists such as Frank Sinatra, Nat King Cole, ...

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Logan Murray’s Comedy Workshop Weekend

Logan Murray’s Comedy Workshop Weekend
Fri Jul 19 @ 6.00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Sat, July 20 at 10.30 am

One event on Sun, July 21 at 11.00 am

Grand Opera House
Cumberland Street
York, YO1 9SW United Kingdom
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Spend a weekend with the man who taught Greg Davies, Rhod Gilbert, Josh Widdecombe, Andi Osho, Luisa...

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Lucy Beaumont: Work in Progress

Lucy Beaumont: Work in Progress
Fri Jul 19 @ 7.00 pm
Parliament Street
York, YO1 8XS United Kingdom + Google Map

Lucy is a hugely talented comedy actress and writer. She is the writer and star of BBC Radio 4’s T...

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Paul Sinha: Hazy Little Thing Called Love (Work In Progress)

Paul Sinha: Hazy Little Thing Called Love (Work In Progress)
Fri Jul 19 @ 7.30 pm
Parliament Street
York, YO1 8XS United Kingdom + Google Map

A mixture of best bits and new material for Paul's next touring show about the life-changing effect ...

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Clare Teal and her All Stars

Clare Teal and her All Stars
Fri Jul 19 @ 7.30 pm
Grand Opera House
Cumberland Street
York, YO1 9SW United Kingdom
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Award-winning jazz vocalist and Radio 2 presenter Clare Teal and her All Stars will traverse a rich ...

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Darren Harriott: Work In Progress

Darren Harriott: Work In Progress
Fri Jul 19 @ 8.00 pm
The Basement
Picturehouses City Screen, 13-17 Coney St
York, YO1 9QL United Kingdom
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Join Best Newcomer Nominee Darren for an hour of his trademark passion and insightful wit as he trie...

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Alex Hitchcock Quintet

Alex Hitchcock Quintet
Fri Jul 19 @ 8.00 pm
Arts Barge
Tower Gardens, Tower Street
York, YO1 United Kingdom
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Award-winning saxophonist Alex Hitchcock returns to York, with his powerhouse quintet that combines ...

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NOTFLIX: The Improvised Musical

NOTFLIX: The Improvised Musical
Fri Jul 19 @ 8.30 pm
Parliament Street
York, YO1 8XS United Kingdom + Google Map

NOTFLIX combines the taste profiles of a room full of theatre go-ers to create a brilliantly hilario...

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Hyena Lounge Comedy Club: Gary Delaney, Angelos Epithemiou & Alex Boardman

Fri Jul 19 @ 9.00 pm - Sat Jul 20 @ 9.00 pm
Parliament Street
York, YO1 8XS United Kingdom + Google Map

York’s legendary comedy club makes a welcome return to the Great Yorkshire Fringe with four laught...

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Jayne Edwards is Top Bodybuilder Brian

Jayne Edwards is Top Bodybuilder Brian
Fri Jul 19 @ 9.30 pm
The Basement
Picturehouses City Screen, 13-17 Coney St
York, YO1 9QL United Kingdom
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Top Bodybuilder Brian will demonstrate that shadow boxing outside Paddy Power can be a lifestyle cho...

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Big Yorkshire Youth Theatre Festival Junior

Big Yorkshire Youth Theatre Festival Junior
Sat Jul 20 @ 9.00 am
York Theatre Royal
York Theatre Royal, St Leonard's Place
York, YO1 7HD
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The Junior day is for young people aged 7-11 to come and take part in two workshops with theatre pra...

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Big Yorkshire Youth Theatre Festival Senior

Big Yorkshire Youth Theatre Festival Junior
Sat Jul 20 @ 9.00 am
York Theatre Royal
York Theatre Royal, St Leonard's Place
York, YO1 7HD
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The Senior Festival will take place over a 12 hour period, offering a big warm up, a choice of works...

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Castle Howard Triathlon

Castle Howard Triathlon
Sat Jul 20 @ 9.00 am - Sun Jul 21 @ 2.30 pm
Castle Howard
Coneysthorpe
York, YO60 7DA United Kingdom
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In its tenth year, the Castle Howard Triathlon will be the fourth weekend event of the 2019 Castle T...

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The Triumph of Pan

Sat Jul 20 @ 10.00 am - 5.00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10.00 am, repeating until Sun, September 22

York Art Gallery
Exhibition Square
York, YO1 7EW United States
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Nicolas Poussin’s The Triumph of Pan, one of the National Gallery’s most significant works, will...

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One Giant Leap

Sat Jul 20 @ 10.00 am - Sun Jul 21 @ 5.00 pm
Yorkshire Museum
Museum Gardens
York, YO1 7FR United Kingdom
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On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong became the very first man to walk on the moon, as part of the

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Logan Murray’s Comedy Workshop Weekend

Logan Murray’s Comedy Workshop Weekend
Sat Jul 20 @ 10.30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Sat, July 20 at 10.30 am

One event on Sun, July 21 at 11.00 am

Grand Opera House
Cumberland Street
York, YO1 9SW United Kingdom
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Spend a weekend with the man who taught Greg Davies, Rhod Gilbert, Josh Widdecombe, Andi Osho, Luisa...

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Arty Farty activity days at Spark York

Sat Jul 20 @ 10.30 am - Fri Aug 30 @ 5.00 pm
Spark:York
17-21 Piccadilly
York, YO1 9PB
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CHILDREN can get creative this summer at Spark York, where a special programme of fun events has bee...

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Summer of Fun: Space Week!

Summer of Fun: Space Week!
Sat Jul 20 @ 11.00 am
Waterstones
15 Coney Street
York, YO1 9QL United Kingdom
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We are hosting six weeks of fun in store and we want everyone to come and join in and share

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Morgan & West’s Utterly Spiffing Spectacular Magic Show For Kids (and Childish Grown-ups!)

Morgan & West’s Utterly Spiffing Spectacular Magic Show For Kids (and Childish Grown-ups!)
Sat Jul 20 @ 1.00 pm
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One event on Sat, July 20 at 3.00 pm

Parliament Street
York, YO1 8XS United Kingdom + Google Map

Time travelling magicians Morgan & West return to the Great Yorkshire Fringe with their jaw-dropping...

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Words as Bullets

Words as Bullets
Sat Jul 20 @ 1.30 pm
The Basement
Picturehouses City Screen, 13-17 Coney St
York, YO1 9QL United Kingdom
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Words as Bullets by Butshilo Nleya is a contemporary play where African and European theatres collid...

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Making a Magic Show (with just JOSH & WonderPhil)

Making a Magic Show (with just JOSH & WonderPhil)
Sat Jul 20 @ 2.00 pm - Sun Jul 21 @ 2.00 pm
Parliament Street
York, YO1 8XS United Kingdom + Google Map

With a combined 16 years of Children’s Entertainment, York’s very own just JOSH & WonderPhil are...

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It’s Dance Time Celebrates 50 Years!

It’s Dance Time Celebrates 50 Years!
Sat Jul 20 @ 2.00 pm - 7.00 pm
Joseph Rowntree Theatre
Haxby Road
York, YO31 8TA United Kingdom
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Celebrating 50 years since the Barbara Taylor School of Dancing first opened its doors.

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Meet Terry Deary

Meet Terry Deary
Sat Jul 20 @ 2.00 pm - 4.00 pm
Waterstones
15 Coney Street
York, YO1 9QL United Kingdom
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We are super excited to announce that Terry Deary will be joining us in store on Saturday 20th July ...

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Morgan & West’s Utterly Spiffing Spectacular Magic Show For Kids (and Childish Grown-ups!)

Morgan & West’s Utterly Spiffing Spectacular Magic Show For Kids (and Childish Grown-ups!)
Sat Jul 20 @ 3.00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Sat, July 20 at 3.00 pm

Parliament Street
York, YO1 8XS United Kingdom + Google Map

Time travelling magicians Morgan & West return to the Great Yorkshire Fringe with their jaw-dropping...

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Pierre Novellie: Work in Progress

Pierre Novellie: Work in Progress
Sat Jul 20 @ 3.30 pm
The Basement
Picturehouses City Screen, 13-17 Coney St
York, YO1 9QL United Kingdom
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Award-winning comedian Pierre Novellie comes to Great Yorkshire Fringe to try some new stuff out.

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Rompers: STOKED

Rompers: STOKED
Sat Jul 20 @ 3.30 pm
Parliament Street
York, YO1 8XS United Kingdom + Google Map

Stoked is the debut sketch show from North East comedy duo, Rompers. 

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Austentatious: The Improvised Jane Austen Novel

Austentatious: The Improvised Jane Austen Novel
Sat Jul 20 @ 4.00 pm
Grand Opera House
Cumberland Street
York, YO1 9SW United Kingdom
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Austentatious is an entirely improvised comedy play, starring a cast of the country’s sharpest com...

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George Egg: Movable Feast

George Egg: Movable Feast
Sat Jul 20 @ 5.00 pm
Parliament Street
York, YO1 8XS United Kingdom + Google Map

More invention, more instruction, more ingredients. Brand new comedy from the stand-up who cooks.

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Kaminari UK Taiko present Shiki – Four Seasons of Japan

Kaminari UK Taiko present Shiki – Four Seasons of Japan
Sat Jul 20 @ 5.00 pm
Parliament Street
York, YO1 8XS United Kingdom + Google Map

Kaminari UK taiko drummers present their new show Shiki – four seasons. 

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Susan Riddell: Work in Progress

Susan Riddell: Work in Progress
Sat Jul 20 @ 6.30 pm
Parliament Street
York, YO1 8XS United Kingdom + Google Map

After winning a place in BBC Writer’s Room Fast and Funny, Susan Riddell went on to write, create ...

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Simon Munnery: Alan Parker Urban Warrior Farewell Tour (Preview)

Simon Munnery: Alan Parker Urban Warrior Farewell Tour (Preview)
Sat Jul 20 @ 7.00 pm
Parliament Street
York, YO1 8XS United Kingdom + Google Map

The bedsit anarchist returns with the old gold, the old truths, and some new truths

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Richard Stott: Right Hand Man (Ed Fringe Preview)

Richard Stott: Right Hand Man (Ed Fringe Preview)
Sat Jul 20 @ 7.30 pm
The Basement
Picturehouses City Screen, 13-17 Coney St
York, YO1 9QL United Kingdom
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A debut show from a comedian who was born with Poland Syndrome, making him lopsided with a misshapen...

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Rock and Roll Revolution

Sat Jul 20 @ 7.30 pm
York Theatre Royal
York Theatre Royal, St Leonard's Place
York, YO1 7HD
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Multiple award-winning band The Bluejays take you on a jiving journey through the fabulous Fifties

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John Pendal: Monster

Sat Jul 20 @ 8.00 pm
Parliament Street
York, YO1 8XS United Kingdom + Google Map

Storyteller and stand-up comic John Pendal returns to the Great Yorkshire Fringe with a show about s...

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Jamie MacDonald: Designated Driver

Jamie MacDonald: Designated Driver
Sat Jul 20 @ 9.00 pm
The Basement
Picturehouses City Screen, 13-17 Coney St
York, YO1 9QL United Kingdom
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Foot to the floor comedy courtesy of that funny blind guy.

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Josh Murray

Sat Jul 20 @ 9.00 pm - 11.30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9.00 pm on Saturday, repeating until Sat, August 31

The Golden Fleece
16 Pavement
York, YO1 9UP GB
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The 23 year old performer and loop pedalist from South Africa has a wide array of covers from the Be...

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Ian Lane: Paperweight

Ian Lane: Paperweight
Sat Jul 20 @ 9.30 pm
Parliament Street
York, YO1 8XS United Kingdom + Google Map

Remember Bravo Two Zero? Of The First Gulf War fame? Ian Lane does.

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One Giant Leap – Celebrating 50 years since the Moon Landing

Sun Jul 21 @ 10.00 am - 5.00 pm
Yorkshire Air Museum
Elvington
York, YO41 4AU United Kingdom
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We will be celebrating that momentous day with some special guests and activities

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My Bottom Did A Burp In Class

My Bottom Did A Burp In Class
Sun Jul 21 @ 10.00 am - 12.00 pm
Parliament Street
York, YO1 8XS United Kingdom + Google Map

Everyone experiences an unexpected Bottom Burp at some point or another. Grown ups will tell you tha...

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The Triumph of Pan

Sun Jul 21 @ 10.00 am - 5.00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10.00 am, repeating until Sun, September 22

York Art Gallery
Exhibition Square
York, YO1 7EW United States
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Nicolas Poussin’s The Triumph of Pan, one of the National Gallery’s most significant works, will...

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Logan Murray’s Comedy Workshop Weekend

Logan Murray’s Comedy Workshop Weekend
Sun Jul 21 @ 11.00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Sat, July 20 at 10.30 am

One event on Sun, July 21 at 11.00 am

Grand Opera House
Cumberland Street
York, YO1 9SW United Kingdom
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Spend a weekend with the man who taught Greg Davies, Rhod Gilbert, Josh Widdecombe, Andi Osho, Luisa...

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Lego – Build Sets

Sun Jul 21 @ 12.00 pm - 1.30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12.00 pm on Sunday, repeating until Sun, August 18

Trafalgar Bay
7 Nunnery Lane
York, YO23 1AB GB
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This FREE Event is for 9 – 99+ year old Lego Lovers. Under 16s must be supervised by an adult

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Lego – Create from your imagination

Sun Jul 21 @ 1.30 pm - 3.00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1.30 pm on Sunday, repeating until Sun, August 11

Trafalgar Bay
7 Nunnery Lane
York, YO23 1AB GB
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This is a FREE weekly event suitable for ages 4 – 99+. Under 16s must be supervised by an adul...

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Thomas Anthony: “Is it Wheely Magic?”

Thomas Anthony: “Is it Wheely Magic?”
Sun Jul 21 @ 2.00 pm
The Basement
Picturehouses City Screen, 13-17 Coney St
York, YO1 9QL United Kingdom
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Thomas Anthony presents his brand new show “Is it Wheely Magic?”…. This is the show where the ...

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Gyles Brandreth: Break A Leg!

Sun Jul 21 @ 3.00 pm
Parliament Street
York, YO1 8XS United Kingdom + Google Map

Gyles delivers a dazzling evening of wit, wisdom, high drama, low comedy, and hilarious name-droppin...

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Shape Note Singing Workshop with Tim Eriksen

Shape Note Singing Workshop with Tim Eriksen
Sun Jul 21 @ 3.00 pm
Arts Barge
Tower Gardens, Tower Street
York, YO1 United Kingdom
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Come and learn shape note singing with Tim Eriksen! We are delighted to welcome Tim to York to lead ...

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Japesh*t

Sun Jul 21 @ 3.30 pm
The Basement
Picturehouses City Screen, 13-17 Coney St
York, YO1 9QL United Kingdom
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Returning to the Great Yorkshire Fringe in 2019, Thespianage Productions present short-form improvis...

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Fred’s Microbrewery

Fred’s Microbrewery
Sun Jul 21 @ 3.30 pm
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One event on Sun, July 21 at 4.15 pm

One event on Tue, July 23 at 6.00 pm

One event on Wed, July 24 at 6.00 pm

One event on Fri, July 26 at 4.45 pm

Parliament Street
York, YO1 8XS United Kingdom + Google Map

“Fred’s Microbrewery” is the world’s first Puppet-in-a-Pub theatrical experience.

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Any Suggestions, Doctor? The Improvised Doctor Who Parody

Any Suggestions, Doctor? The Improvised Doctor Who Parody
Sun Jul 21 @ 4.00 pm
John Cooper Studio @ 41 Monkgate
41 Monkgate
York, YO31 7PB United Kingdom
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The improvised Doctor Who parody is back! Join the talented cast as they improvise a brand-new episo...

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Fred’s Microbrewery

Fred’s Microbrewery
Sun Jul 21 @ 4.15 pm
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One event on Sun, July 21 at 4.15 pm

One event on Tue, July 23 at 6.00 pm

One event on Wed, July 24 at 6.00 pm

One event on Fri, July 26 at 4.45 pm

Parliament Street
York, YO1 8XS United Kingdom + Google Map

“Fred’s Microbrewery” is the world’s first Puppet-in-a-Pub theatrical experience.

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Eleanor Tiernan: Work in Progress

Eleanor Tiernan: Work in Progress
Sun Jul 21 @ 5.00 pm
Parliament Street
York, YO1 8XS United Kingdom + Google Map

Eleanor Tiernan is a stand up comedian, writer and actress known for her uniquely oblique world view...

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Paul Foot: Baby Strikes Back!

Paul Foot: Baby Strikes Back!
Sun Jul 21 @ 5.30 pm
Parliament Street
York, YO1 8XS United Kingdom + Google Map

Paul, now a fully-disqualified swan psychologist, delves deeper to discover the origins of the gay s...

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Out of Love

Out of Love
Sun Jul 21 @ 6.00 pm
John Cooper Studio @ 41 Monkgate
41 Monkgate
York, YO31 7PB United Kingdom
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A tale of friendship, love and rivalry over thirty years from award-winning playwright Elinor Cook.

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Craig Campbell: Joyful Pain

Craig Campbell: Joyful Pain
Sun Jul 21 @ 6.30 pm
Parliament Street
York, YO1 8XS United Kingdom + Google Map

The Great Yorkshire Comedy Fringe Workshop Showcase

The Great Yorkshire Comedy Fringe Workshop Showcase
Sun Jul 21 @ 7.30 pm
The Basement
Picturehouses City Screen, 13-17 Coney St
York, YO1 9QL United Kingdom
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A bunch of comedy virgins have spent the weekend with Logan Murray. Come and see what they’ve come...

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Tim Eriksen – Hardcore Americana

Tim Eriksen – Hardcore Americana
Sun Jul 21 @ 7.30 pm
Arts Barge
Tower Gardens, Tower Street
York, YO1 United Kingdom
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Tim Eriksen is acclaimed for transforming American tradition with his startling interpretations of o...

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Threshold

Threshold
Sun Jul 21 @ 7.30 pm - 9.00 pm
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One event on Sun, September 15 at 7.30 pm

One event on Sun, October 20 at 7.30 pm

One event on Sun, November 17 at 7.30 pm

York Minster
Deangate
York, YO1 7HH United Kingdom
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Threshold offers an experience of worship that is multi-sensory and contemplative in style and crea...

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Sasha Ellen: Pickle

Sasha Ellen: Pickle
Sun Jul 21 @ 8.00 pm
John Cooper Studio @ 41 Monkgate
41 Monkgate
York, YO31 7PB United Kingdom
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From disastrous dates, to ruining weddings, to causing whole islands to go into a state of emergency...

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The Ronnie Scott’s All Stars: A Celebration of Gershwin

The Ronnie Scott’s All Stars: A Celebration of Gershwin
Sun Jul 21 @ 8.00 pm
Parliament Street
York, YO1 8XS United Kingdom + Google Map

Direct from London’s world-famous jazz club, The Ronnie Scott’s All Stars presents a tribute to ...

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Jack Gleadow: Mr Saturday Night

Jack Gleadow: Mr Saturday Night
Sun Jul 21 @ 8.30 pm
Parliament Street
York, YO1 8XS United Kingdom + Google Map

Winner of Great Yorkshire Fringe New Comedian of The Year, Amused Moose National New Comic and Leice...

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