It’s Macmillan Charity Raceday at York, combining spectacular Saturday sport with raising huge amounts of lolly for a good cause (£8 million so far). The big race of the day is the £100K Pavers Foundation Catherine Memorial Sprint, and there’s a charity auction with lots of great, er, lots.
It’s the University of York LUMA Film Festival 2019, showcasing student filmmaking and talking to screen legends. This year they have the supremely talented Sally Wainwright, who created Happy Valley, Last Tango in Halifax and Gentleman Jack – shot partly in York – revealing insider info on the industry.
Seventy-five years on Bomb Happy evocatively brings to life the verbatim memories of the last five York Normandy Veterans who, as young lads, find themselves part of one of the most important military operations in the Second World War.
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