Six things to do in York this weekend: November 22-23, 2014

21 Nov 2014 @ 3.03 pm
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mix-six-logo-rightHave you been good this year? Find out, as Santa makes an early appearance. Or become a Dancing Queen. For a full lowdown, check out our increasingly festive What’s On Guide

Pride And Prejudice


Two Bit Classics and Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds present their clever production of Jane Austen classic Pride and Prejudice at York Theatre Royal this Friday, Nov 21 and Saturday, Nov 22 at 7.45pm. Rich, single Mr Bingley is in town and the Bennett family are determined to marry him off to one of their daughters. Join husband and wife acting duo as they play every character in this popular story.

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  Remember the fallen with Joseph Rowntree Theatre’s In Flanders Fields this Sunday, November 23 from 3pm

Christmas Fair And Grotto


Skelton Garden Centre transform part of their site into a Christmas Fair and Grotto this Saturday, Nov 22 – Sunday, Nov 23 from 10am – 5pm. Head along to grab some festive gifts, sparkly decorations and perhaps even a mulled wine and a mince pie or two. Santa will be available on both days, natch.

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  Dunnington Reading Rooms hosts a Christmas Craft Fayre 2014 this Sunday, Nov 23 from 9.30am – 12pm

  Castle Howard start their 12 days of Christmas this Saturday, Nov 22 and Sunday 23 with An Audience with Father Christmas from 10am – 5pm

Yeast Festival


This unique event sees Bad Seed Brewery and Haxby Bakehouse all partnered up and ready to entertain. At a pop-up venue on Stonegate next to the House of the Trembling Madness, beer, bread and barbecue pork will be on the menu, with DJ Danny Guest providing music. Saturday, November 22 from 12pm.

Playing With The Past


King’s Manor is hosting an open afternoon on Saturday, Nov 22 from 2 – 4pm which will involve papier-mache buildings, the York Tactile Mapping project and many more activities for children. Part of the Being Human Festival, the first ever national festival of humanities. It runs from Saturday, Nov 15 – Sunday, Nov 23 and aims to inspire and enrich lives while spreading knowledge.

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  Yore Valley Artists bring their Winter Exhibition to the Medical Society Rooms on Stonegate, this Saturday, Nov 22 – Sunday 23 from 10am – 6pm

  For the Love of Home and Lifestyle Fair is back in the Hospitium this Sunday, Nov 23 from 10.30am – 4.30pm

Yorkshire Schools Dance Festival 2014

Photography by Scott Akoz Photography
The festival is back at Central Hall, University of York. This is an annual showcase of primary and secondary schools from all over the region, in response to the theme ‘revolution’. There will be a range of contemporary dance to hip hop with 28 groups participating this year. This Saturday, Nov 22 – Sunday, 23 from 3 – 5pm.

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  York Minster welcomes Shivoham this Saturday, Nov 22 from 7.30pm

Thank You For The Music

It’s night fever down at the Grand Opera House this Saturday, Nov 22 at 7.30pm as they welcome Bee Gees and ABBA tribute acts to the stage. Performing well-loved favourites like SOS, Dancing Queen and Waterloo it’s time to dig out your old flares and platforms and have a boogie.