Six things to do in York this weekend: January 10-11, 2015

9 Jan 2015 @ 12.11 pm
| Entertainment
mix-six-logo-rightHaven’t a clue what to do this weekend? Check out our starry, silly and smart suggestions. And for the full picture go to our What’s On Guide

York One Day Book Fair


They always say you can’t beat a good book – well York’s biggest one day book fair is coming to the Racecourse to prove just that. Run by the Provincial Booksellers Fairs Association the fair brings a mix of unique antiquarian books and second hand novels. This Saturday, Jan 10 from 10am-5pm

Eco-Active Day


It’s time to get back into the great outdoors, with St Nicholas’ Fields‘ first Eco-Active Day of the year. Give something back to nature and help in the upkeep of the reserve this Saturday, Jan 10 from 10am-2pm. You’ll even get a free lunch!

Stargazing evening


Is there anybody out there? Well, here’s your chance to find out. St Peter’s School are hosting an evening all about the stars, complete with exhibits, experiments and telescopes, this Friday, Jan 9 from 5.30-9.30pm. ‘Star’ guest is Professor Ian Morison whose talk is entitled Are we alone? The search for life beyond the Earth.

I’m Sorry I Haven’t a Clue

The most listened to comedy programme on British radio, I’m Sorry I Haven’t a Clue brings its feast of silliness to the Barbican. Regulars on the panel Graeme Garden, Tim Brooke-Taylor and Barry Cryer will be joined by Jeremy Hardy and guest host Sandi Toksvig. A few tickets were left for the show on Saturday, Jan 10 at 7.30pm.

Wind in the Willows


Join this familiar gang of animal friends as they embark on adventure. Oddsocks Theatre bring their lively production for children to the Joseph Rowntree Theatre this Saturday, January 10 at 7.30pm. Mole, Ratty and Badger and Toad will be ready for you. Poop poop!

Stand-up comedy


Banish your January blues at The Duchess‘s regular comedy night Saturday Night Lounge. With performances from four stand up comedians including Justin Moorhouse (pictured), Sally Anne Hayward and John Lynn, there’ll be plenty of New Year laughs.