York Design Week 2021

Various locations York,

What a Pickle! We’re living in challenging times. Multiple and complex issues around mental health and wellbeing, the housing system, the biodiversity and climate crises, poverty, inequality, racism, and increasing uncertainty about the future can often leave us feeling powerless and fearful. York Design Week 2021 sets out to ask: ‘what if we weren’t in […]

Dark Skies Fringe Festival – North York Moors

Various locations York,

We've got a varied programme for you to enjoy our dark skies in many ways. From night zips in Dalby forest and night navigation on the moors, to children's trails at our National Park Centres and astrophotography workshops.


York Racecourse Racecourse Road, Knavesmire RoadYork,

Yorktoberfest brings beer, bratwurst and all things Bavarian to York! Step inside the giant marquee on the Clocktower Enclosure, fill your stein with authentic German beer, grab a tasty bite from our German-inspired food stalls and head to your table for some hearty fun with friends. 

Aesthetica Short Film Festival 2021

Various locations York,

The Aesthetica Short Film Festival is one of the UK's largest short film festivals, held annually in York. We’re delighted to be hosting the 11th edition of the festival as the UK begins to re-open, but we know that the world has changed, and we’re responsive to this. This year, we’re offering our largest range […]

York Makers Winter Fair

Clements Hall Clements Hall, Nunethorpe RoadYork,

As a collection of local makers we warmly invite you to our Winter Fair. For the individual and for the different please join us for a lovely event with a wide variety of wonderful stalls.


York Christmas Market

Parliament Street Parliament StreetYork,

The hugely popular St Nicholas Fair is returning! Browse the chalets for unique gifts and stocking fillers, and enjoy some tasty treats and mulled wine. Christmas is in the air!

A Vintage Christmas

York Racecourse Racecourse Road, Knavesmire RoadYork,

Enjoy a nostalgic day out to get you into the spirit of Christmas past at York Racecourse! There will be vintage shopping, live music, vintage funfair and more.