Light, Glass & Stone: Conserving the St Cuthbert Window

York Minster DeangateYork,

Explore the medieval St Cuthbert Window through a new exhibition which tells the story of the life and miracles of one of Northern England’s most significant saints. Learn about the cathedral’s project starting in 2021 to conserve the 600-year-old window, which is one of the largest surviving narrative windows in the world and among the […]

Richard III

Yorkshire Museum Museum Gardens, Museum StreetYork,

The world-famous late 16th century portrait of Richard III will go on display at the Yorkshire Museum as part of a new display, in summer 2021. The loan to the Yorkshire Museum is part of the National Portrait Gallery’s nation-wide COMING HOME project, which sees the Gallery sending portraits of iconic individuals to places they are closely […]

Grinling Gibbons: Monuments to Glory

York Minster DeangateYork,

Discover the work of Grinling Gibbons, the most celebrated British woodcarver of the 17th century, through a new exhibition at York Minster as part of a national programme to mark the 300th anniversary of his death. The year-long exhibition, which will be complemented by a sculpture trail, will focus on three stone monuments that Gibbons […]

Events for the season of creation

York Minster DeangateYork,

A special season of services, events and webinar debates highlighting the accelerating global climate and environment emergency at York Minster and online.

York Food & Drink Festival

Parliament Street Parliament StreetYork,

The York Food and Drink Festival is back! Head on down to Parliament Street and Shambles Market for tasty treats, live demonstrations and more.

York Environment Week

Various locations York,

In the run-up to COP26 in Glasgow this November, come and find out what we can do in York to tackle climate change. With events from 40+ local groups exploring themes such as energy, transport, food and nature, there will be something for everyone.

York Walking Festival

Various locations York,

Love walking? Then this is the festival for you...There's group walks, treasure hunts, walking bingo - and more!

What’s Love Got To Do With It? A Tribute To Tina Turner

Grand Opera House Clifford StYork,

What's Love Got To Do With It? is the joyous new show celebrating the music of the incredible Tina Turner. In this brand new touring theatre show, audiences can expect a night of high energy, feel-good rock-and-roll featuring Tina's greatest hits.


Acomb Explore Under 5’s Storytime

Acomb Explore Library Front StreetYork,

Join us for stories, songs and rhymes at this socially distanced event. This is suitable for under 5's with and accompanying adult. Each ticket is for 1 adult with children age under 5 years old.

Agatha Christie’s Spider’s Web

Joseph Rowntree Theatre Haxby RdYork,

Agatha Christie's Spider's Web is a show that blends suspense and humour in equal parts in an intricate plot of murder, police, hidden doorways and secret drawers.

Burning Duck Comedy – Dane Baptiste: The Chocolate Chip

The Crescent Community Venue 8 The CrescentYork,

Baptiste is back on international tour with a brand new stand-up show. Join one of the nation’s most exciting stand up stars as he presents another brilliantly hilarious and boldly provocative show.

Rosalie Cunningham

The Fulford Arms 121 Fulford RdYork,

Returning to The Fulford arms after an amazing show a few years ago we are glad to be welcoming back ROSALIE CUNNINGHAM After what seems like years of waiting for the right time to reschedule, the tour that got rudely interrupted by a certain pandemic last year is BACK ON!Support from Tuppenny BuntersRosalie says - […]

Forbidden Nights

York Barbican Paragon SYork,

Immerse yourself in this sexy, innovative and classy show bringing you world-class circus acts with a signature Forbidden tease. Get ready for your ultimate ‘Forbidden’ night out with two hours of breath-taking action, seductive choreography and our comedian compere for your entertainment.

Dead Northern – Horror and Fantasy Film Festival

City Screen Picturehouse City Screen Picturehouse, 13-17 Coney StYork,

Dead Northern Horror and Fantasy Film Festival is taking over the City Screen Picturehouse, York. With over 50 Films, Q&A's from guest filmmakers and topped off with one big VIP party.


September Friday 2021

York Racecourse Racecourse Road, Knavesmire RoadYork,

It's another raceday! Catch up with friends and enjoy some great racing.


Copmanthorpe Pan disability 16+ football

Energise Leisure Centre Energise Leisure Centre, Cornlands Rd, AcombYork,

Disability football sessions For players aged 16+ with a disability. Sessions take place on Fridays (starting 17th of September 2021) Session time: 5:30pm-6:30pm Venue: Energise leisure centre, Acomb, York (indoors) Contact number: 07538578894 From £3


The Luna Cinema Outdoor Screenings

Castle Howard Castle Howard EstateYork,

Join us for movie magic as we settle down to outdoor screenings of huge movies!

Flatcap Carnival

The Victoria Vaults 47-49, Nunnery LnYork,

Flatcap Carnival are a Latin-infused Skanival band from York. Dancing is compulsory.

Bull – ‘Discover Effortless Living’ Album Launch

The Crescent Community Venue 8 The CrescentYork,

We’re delighted to be hosting the launch party for Bull’s new album ‘Discover Effortless Living’. York’s alt rock songsmiths, Bull have today announced their debut album ‘Discover Effortless Living’ which will be released on the 26th March by EMI Records, in conjunction with Young Thugs. To celebrate, the band have today released ‘Eugene’, a mini-symphony […]

Jean Toussaint

National Centre for Early Music St. Margaret's Church, WalmgateYork,

Acclaimed saxophonist Jean Toussaint brings his renowned quartet JT4 to the NCEM.

Dracula: The Bloody Truth

York Theatre Royal St Leonard's PlaceYork,

This critically acclaimed, multi five star awarded hilarious comedy will be presented by Professor Abraham Van Helsing and his three idiotic actors as they stage a life-changing, theatrical production surrounding the true events of Dracula. Will they pull it off? It’s highly unlikely!

York 50+ Festival 2021

Various locations York,

In and around the celebration on 1st October of International Older Person’s Day, out of the Covid miasma come over 80 lively events organised by a small team of volunteers at YOPA (York Older People’s Assembly). This will be the 16th annual festival, the city is proud of its resilience, and the three sponsors (Later […]


St Paul’s Church St Paul's Church, Holgate Rd, HolgateYork,

Pop along to our Fairtrade Cafe, visit the stands, take part in a workshop and find out how you can make changes that have a positive impact on the environment. Book your place at a children's craft workshop or a discovery workshop all linked to the environment. We are excited that the following organisations and […]


Naburn Locks: Family Fun Day

Naburn Locks NaburnYork,

A free, fun day out with the family at the picturesque and historic Naburn Locks – with canoeing, a nature trail and more