Everything you need to satisfy your inner geek is available at York University over the weekend. Movies, comics, cosplay, Doctor Who, Quidditch – and Evil Cyborg Sea Monsters. Saturday and Sunday – more here.
Super Hans turns DJ
Fans of genius Channel 4 comedy Peep Show know that Super Hans is the guru and life coach we all need. Sample advice: “People like Coldplay and voted for the Nazis. You can’t trust people.” He’s appearing for one night only at Fibbers on Sunday – more here.
It’s the time of year when you enjoy a lovely evening out in a field in the middle of nowhere while you’re being chased by homicidal maniacs armed with chainsaws. Yes, Hallowscream returns to York Maze for a bit of light petrifying. Various dates, from Fri – more here.
Autumn Fayre at St Nicks
With the Lord Mayor arriving by electric tuk tuk, this fair at St Nicks is as green as can be. Loads of family-friendly activities, including apple picking, pond dipping, a bake-off and sale of fresh local produce. Saturday from 1pm – more here.
York Does Vintage
Vintage clothing, vintage homewares, vintage workshops, vintage tearoom. It’s going to be a vintage vintage event at the Merchant Adventurers’ Hall on Sunday from 11am – more here.
Josh Widdicombe, that guy from the TV comedy shows with the curly hair, has travelled all the way from Devon to do his stand-up show in York, so the least we can do is go and support him. See the man live at the Barbican on Sunday then watch his sitcom Josh on the iPlayer. More here.