Museums at night
If you’re looking for York’s underground music scene, try Acomb this weekend. To mark the 70th anniversary of the successful Trinity nuclear weapons tests York Cold War Bunker will stage be a series of events starting this Saturday from 7pm with the innovative and unusual Cobweb Orchestra performing as part of Museums At Night. More details here.
Charity dog show
Let’s face it, your dog is the most adorable creature in the world. So why not show the four-legged fellow off to the world – or to The Fox pub, Acomb at any rate – and bag a prize courtesy of Claire’s K9 Clips Charity Fun Dog Show? On Sunday from 11.30am – more here.
Does your weekend need the tractor factor? Of course it does, so head over to the Yorkshire Museum Of Farming this Saturday to enjoy a feast of Fergies. Full details here.
Inspired by the Tour de Yorkshire? Here’s a chance to enjoy taster sessions in the York Sport Village Olympic-standard velodrome. Or just take in the spectacle – two York dance groups will be on hand to entertain as well. Saturday from 10am – more here.
The Songbook of Judy Garland
Has there been a star who burned more brightly than Judy Garland? It’s hard to think of one. Here her daughter Lorna Luft is joined by fellow singers and dancers to celebrate Judy’s songbook. At the Grand Opera House till Saturday – full details here.
York’s first Shakespeare Festival continues with many lively and unusual interpretations of the Bard’s work. The Flanagan Collective’s all-women production of Romeo And Juliet plays at St Olave’s Church till May 23 – details here – and there’s plenty more besides.