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Carols in the Hall

Bedern Hall

As twilight gathers, we'll round off our Christmas Fair with traditional carols from a quartet of local musicians.

Socially Distanced Show: Hyde Family Jam

The Crescent Community Venue

We’re delighted to welcome local buskers-supreme and champion party twangers Hyde Family Jam for a socially distanced residency in December

Carol Service

Online

A service of Christmas carols and readings.

Christmas Nativity Sheep Trail

Clifton Moor Church and Community Centre

Join the nativity sheep trail around Clifton Moor and Rawcliffe, help the shepherds find their sheep!

Your Christmas Local Lunch

Bedern Hall

A revival of our popular monthly lunch event, dormant since April this year. Celebrate the season in our be-decked medieval hall.

Professor Mark Ormrod Memorial event

Online

Professor W. Mark Ormrod passed away on 2 August 2020. He was an outstanding medieval historian, the principal investigator on nineteen major externally-funded research projects and the author of nine academic books, fourteen edited collections and over eighty articles and book chapters.

Socially Distanced Show: Avalanche Party

The Crescent Community Venue

Avalanche Party return to York to perform a special one off, intimate gig where they’ll be playing stripped back and reworked tracks from their debut album and previously unheard songs

Lady Maisery

National Centre for Early Music

In an unmissable collaboration, five of the English folk scene’s most inventive artists bring you Awake Arise – A Christmas Show for Our Times

The Brunch That Stole Christmas

Revolution York

It's time to get into the festive spirit with our Grinch Special Bottomless Brunch.

Songbirds

Joseph Rowntree Theatre

A wonderful journey of song, celebrating some of the most iconic female singers and songwriters of the 60s, 70s and 80s.

Christmas 2020 at The National Railway Museum

National Railway Museum

Say goodbye to 2020 and welcome in the new year with the National Railway Museum this season. Take time out to learn something new, admire engineering triumphs and—most importantly—have some festive fun!

Family Chocolate Christmas Workshop

York's Chocolate Story

Join our chocolatier for hands on festive fun and learn how to make chocolate based festive fare including tree decorations, Christmas canes and snowball rolling.

Cuppa and a Chorus Christmas Special

Online

Join us for our online Cuppa Christmas Special to celebrate the beginning of the festive period. Expect Christmas songs, virtual mince pies and lots of fun.

Family Chocolate Christmas Workshop

York's Chocolate Story

Join our chocolatier for hands on festive fun and learn how to make chocolate based festive fare including tree decorations, Christmas canes and snowball rolling.

Socially Distanced Show: Hyde Family Jam

The Crescent Community Venue

We’re delighted to welcome local buskers-supreme and champion party twangers Hyde Family Jam for a socially distanced residency in December

Evensong with Carols for Christmas

York Minster

Join the Choir of York Minster for these special candlelit services of Evensong with Carols for Christmas

Socially Distanced Show: Hyde Family Jam

The Crescent Community Venue

We’re delighted to welcome local buskers-supreme and champion party twangers Hyde Family Jam for a socially distanced residency in December

Christmas Eve with York Minster

Online

Join York Minster’s worship for Christmas Eve at the cathedral or from the comfort of your home.

First Mass of Christmas

St Luke's Church

We gather in the darkness of Christmas Eve to witness together the coming of the Light of the World in the middle of the night.

Christmas Day with York Minster

Online

Join York Minster’s worship for Christmas Day at the cathedral or from the comfort of your home.

Christmas Day Family Communion

St Luke's Church

Come and join us to celebrate Christmas Day with a family-based service including Holy Communion.

A Peter Rabbit™ winter adventure activity trail at Beningbrough

Beningbrough Hall, Gardens and Gallery

Have a family-friendly winter adventure with our Peter Rabbit™ winter adventure activity trail. Follow the trail around the garden and solve the clues to help Peter and his friends get set for winter.

A Peter Rabbit™ winter adventure activity trail at Beningbrough

Beningbrough Hall, Gardens and Gallery

Have a family-friendly winter adventure with our Peter Rabbit™ winter adventure activity trail. Follow the trail around the garden and solve the clues to help Peter and his friends get set for winter.

Borderline

Online

BORDERLINE are an electronic led three-piece from York with influence from bands such as Enter Shikari and Royal Blood and mixing synths, strings and drums to produce an indie alt-rock catchy sound.