Six things to do in York this weekend, March 15 and 16, 2014

14 Mar 2014 @ 2.00 pm
| Entertainment

mix-six-logo-rightYou might be Shout!-ing for joy at a Sixties musical, foraging into the wild with a visit to Nunnington Hall, or heading to town with a spring in your step thanks to Anton Du Beke… there’s no need to Wiki it, it’s all here with our What’s On Guide.

Wikipedia Edit-a-thon


It’s time to put York’s history onto the World Wide Web this weekend with Yorkshire’s Biggest Wikipedia Edit-a-thon at the beautiful Hospitium in the Museum Gardens. A Wikipedia expert is on hand to give you encyclopedic help.Sunday March 16, 10am – 5pm.

Shout! The Mod Musical


Go back in time with the Joseph Rowntree Theatre and revisit the Sixties with Shout! Do you miss those mad hairstyles and mental get-ups? Indulge in some nostalgic tunes this weekend and discover how women’s lives changed Saturday, March 15, 2.30 and 7.30pm.

Wildlife Photo Exhibition

Photography by Danny Green
Photography by Danny Green

Ever wanted to see a photo of a moose? Or a dormouse sleeping, Or perhaps a wolf roaming it’s natural habitat? Well Nunnington Hall is the place to be this Spring with this mind-blowing selection of shots from all over the world, showing from Sat March 15 11am – 5pm.

Anton Du Beke


This TV personality is best known for his role in Strictly Come Dancing, Anton Du Beke and is one of the most recognisable figures in ballroom dancing. Quick-witted and known for his sartorial style, he has become a household name so don’t miss his new show Ballroom to Broadway coming to the York Barbican this Saturday, March 15, 3pm and 7.30pm.

Craft Fayre

Photography by MBalla on Flickr
Photography by MBalla on Flickr

York Designer Outlet is getting creative this weekend with this two-day Unique Events Craft Fayre, made up of more than 35 different stalls from crafts to gifts, hand-painted to children’s wear. Could be a great place to find a gift for Mother’s Day. Saturday 15 – Sunday 16 from 10am.

Yorkshire Bach Choir


The Yorkshire Bach Choir is regarded as one of the UK’s leading chamber choirs, specialising in renaissance, baroque and other classical music. They are developing a performing style that seeks to recreate the time of composition but remains appropriate for a modern audience. Nicholas Mulroy sings with YBC for the first time Bach’s great oratorio at St Michael le Belfrey Sat March 15 at 7pm.