Light, Glass & Stone: Conserving the St Cuthbert Window

York Minster Deangate, York

Explore the medieval St Cuthbert Window through a new exhibition which tells the story of the life and miracles of one of Northern England’s most significant saints. Learn about the cathedral’s project starting in 2021 to conserve the 600-year-old window, which is one of the largest surviving narrative windows in the world and among the […]

Grinling Gibbons: Monuments to Glory

York Minster Deangate, York

Discover the work of Grinling Gibbons, the most celebrated British woodcarver of the 17th century, through a new exhibition at York Minster as part of a national programme to mark the 300th anniversary of his death. The year-long exhibition, which will be complemented by a sculpture trail, will focus on three stone monuments that Gibbons […]

The Genius of Grinling Gibbons

Fairfax House Castlegate, York

2021 marks the 300th anniversary of the death of Grinling Gibbons, one of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries’ most renowned crafstmen. In this tercentenary year, Fairfax House joins the nation […]

Young Gainsborough: Rediscovered Landscape Drawings

York Art Gallery Exhibition Square, York

Time for a new exhibition at York Art Gallery! Twenty-five newly attributed Thomas Gainsborough drawings will go on public display for the first time in this major exhibition opening at York Art Gallery this autumn.

York’s Jewish Story : 1170 to Present

York Castle Museum Eye of York, York

An exciting new community exhibition, in partnership with York Liberal Jewish Community, is now open at York Castle Museum. The compelling history of York’s Jewish community, spanning from 1170 to the present day, is shown through a series of insightful […]

Once Upon a Time

Acomb Working Men's Club Acomb Working Men's Club, 12 Front St, Acomb, York

Step back in TIME for a brilliant, fast paced and hilarious new Pantomime. The Fairy Godmother has lost her magic powers and enlists the help of a local Inventor, and his new Time Machine, to go back in time in the hope of preventing the villainous Phillipe Fogg from stealing them. Will they succeed? All proceeds go to Motor Neurone Disease Association and York Against Cancer.

York Holocaust Memorial Day Civic Event Online

Online

Join us as we commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day with a special online event featuring talks and short films reflecting on the Holocaust and the 2022 national theme, One Day. Keynote […]

Finding the Words: Jenny King, Rosemary Palmeira & Nigel Pantling

Online

Come and listen to some of the best poets from Yorkshire and beyond at Finding the Words, our relaxed and welcoming poetry evening. Finding the words: Jenny King, Rosemary Palmeira & Nigel Pantling Jenny King was born in London in 1940, during the Blitz. Her parents (both language teachers) encouraged her when I started to write […]

Second Degree Burns

The Victoria Vaults 47-49, Nunnery Ln, York

Come down to The Vaults to see Hyde Family Jam celebrate another Burns night Tickets £7

The Missing Peace

Joseph Rowntree Theatre Haxby Rd, York

27, 28, @ 7:30pm, 29 @ 2:30pm & 7:30pm A stage adaptation of Ian Donaghy’s ‘The Missing Peace’ Directed and adapted by Gemma McDonald.  The play is a series of 15 talking head style monologues that have been brought together within this wonderful play exploring life after death. It’s not a play about death, it is […]

Round The Horne

Grand Opera House Clifford St, York

From 1965 to 1968 there wasn’t a bigger radio programme in Britain than the ground-breaking Round the Horne. For half an hour every Sunday afternoon, audiences of up to 15 million people would gather around the wireless to listen to Kenneth Horne and his merry crew get up to all sorts of mischief. With its […]

Rob Beckett: Wallop!

York Barbican Paragon S, York

The self-proclaimed Mouth of the South, Rob Beckett is back on tour next year with a brand new stand-up show.

Yorkshire Air Ambulance Hot Chocolate Day

The Hole in Wand The Hole in Wand, 14-16 Coppergate Walk, York

Whether you want to enjoy a moment for yourself or set yourself a new year's challenge, why not get involved with the YAA Hot Chocolate Day? Join YorkMix Radio at the Coppergate Centre live as they celebrate the Yorkshire Air Ambulance Hot Chocolate Day. Donate to the charity - and get a free hot chocolate […]

Come What May – The Ultimate Tribute to Moulin Rouge

Grand Opera House Clifford St, York

This musical extravaganza is packed with timeless classics from the movie Moulin Rouge as well as featuring hits from other iconic movie musicals. Featuring the sensational Strictly Come Dancing Professional Robin Windsor and a cast of top West End performers.

The Pasadena Roof Orchestra

York Theatre Royal St Leonard's Place, York

With an unparalleled reputation across the UK, Europe and beyond, for over 50 years the Pasadena Roof Orchestra have been re-creating the sounds of a golden era of music from the 1920s and 1930s to widespread acclaim. Enjoy beautifully arranged songs from Irving Berlin, Ray Noble, Cole Porter and their contemporaries and re-live the electrifying […]

A Warning to the Curious – by M R James

[email protected] [email protected], 41 Monkgate, York

M R James first wrote his ghost stories to perform to friends in Kings College Cambridge in the year leading up to World War One. Now, over a century after their first publication, Nunkie Theatre Company have bought two of the eeriest and most entertaining back to life in this gripping, candlelit one-man show. Lost […]

The Smeds and the Smoos

York Theatre Royal St Leonard's Place, York

29 Jan @ 2:30pm and 4:30pm30 Jan @ 10:30am and 1:30pm Tall Stories presents… The Smeds and the Smoos. Based on the book by Julia Donaldson and Alex Scheffler Soar into space with this exciting adaptation of the award-winning book by Julia Donaldson and Alex Scheffler. On a far off planet Smeds and Smoos can’t […]

Recurring

Piccadilly Pop Up

23 Piccadilly 23 Piccadilly, York

Independent art gallery, studios and shop. Paintings, drawings, graffiti, murals, fine art, sculpture, prints, postcards, collage and poetry created by York-based artists who maintain the building as studio space. Free entry, no tickets or booking required.

Onipa

The Crescent Community Venue 8 The Crescent, York

Born out of deep collaboration between long-time friends K.O.G. (Kweku of Ghana of KOG and the Zongo Brigade) and Tom Excell (MD, guitarist and writer of acclaimed jazz/ soul afrobeat pioneers Nubiyan Twist), the 5-piece live show features KOG on vocals, balafon and percussion, Tom on guitar, percussion and electronics, Dwayne Kilvington (Wonky Logic) on […]

Ross Noble: Humournoid

Grand Opera House Clifford St, York

What happens when pure comedy takes human form? What happens when a creature is created and bred to do stand up? Nobody knows because that isn’t a thing. What is a thing is Ross Noble doing a show. You can come and see it. This is it.

Clean Break presents Women’s voices: stories of survival

York St John University Lord Mayor's Walk, York

Featuring three monologues co-created during the pandemic when Clean Break commissioned partnerships between members and artists to explore what collaboration looked like in a digital context. Join the cast and Anna Herrmann, Joint Artistic Director of Clean Break, for a Q&A session after the performances. Clean Break is a women’s theatre company established by two […]