York Stamp and Coin Fair

York Racecourse Racecourse Road, Knavesmire Road, York

The York Stamp & Coin Fair has been running since the 1980s and continues to attract leading stamp, postal history, coin, banknote and medal dealers from around the world. Visitors are welcome to come and browse, make purchases or simply learn more about these fascinating subjects. There are often specialist society meetings to which everyone is welcome, whether a […]

York Residents Festival

Various locations York

Enjoy over 100 attractions, events and offers with a valid YorkCard or Student ID! Organised by Visit York, a part of Make It York, and sponsored by Grand Central, York Residents Festival is your chance to experience the city in a different way – for free!

York Winter Comic-Con

York Racecourse Racecourse Road, Knavesmire Road, York

There will be plenty of fun geekiness to do as usual, including props, displays, costume characters, stage entertainment, talks and costume contests! And as always there will be loads of awesome geeky traders selling: Comics, Graphic Novels, Books, T-Shirts, Toys, Collectables, Art, Jewellery, Props, Autographs, Gaming, Funko Pops, Action Figures and so much more... Media […]

Dark Skies Festival

Various locations York

Alongside the Yorkshire Dales National Park we're delighted to be celebrating our seventh Dark Skies Festival. A wonderful opportunity to get out and appreciate the starry skies of our International Dark Sky Reserve. As always we love to welcome back the annual favourites such as night zips at in Dalby Forest, ghost walks in Robin Hood's […]

York Community Choir Festival 2022

Joseph Rowntree Theatre Haxby Rd, York

The whole world of music is on stage this week with at least four choirs on stage in every concert. Show tunes, pop songs, folk songs, world music, classical music, gospel songs, close harmonies, blues and jazz will all feature throughout the week and every concert will be different! From primary school choirs through to teenage, […]

York Ice Trail

Various locations York

The UK’s biggest outdoor Ice Trail will be returning for more frosty and fantastical fun on the 5th and 6th February 2022 with a range of magnificent ice sculptures set to transform York’s city centre.

Antique Home and Vintage Fair

York Racecourse Racecourse Road, Knavesmire Road, York

At our York Racecourse Antique Home & Vintage fairs you will find a wide choice of antique and vintage items, home décor inspiration, collectables and curios from around 100 independent traders. There’s a friendly and vibrant atmosphere, free parking, a proper café/restaurant, toilets with baby changing and superb disabled access.

York Literature Festival

Various locations York

York Literature Festival is a charity promoting the arts in York, including literature, spoken word & poetry. The Festival prides itself on having a diverse range of events including talks, lectures, panels, debates, performances, storytelling pieces and workshops. It features both fiction (literary, contemporary and genre-based), non-fiction and poetry while focusing on a number of […]

Festival of Vintage

York Racecourse Racecourse Road, Knavesmire Road, York

Join us to celebrate the Fashions & Lifestyles of the 1930's-1960's There's no time like the past…. The 10th Festival of Vintage at York Racecourse offers a nostalgic weekend transporting visitors back to the past; celebrating 4 decades of Music, Dance & Fashion. With over 150 hand-picked vintage dealers and 4 floors of live music […]

York Festival of Ideas

Various locations York

Featuring world-class speakers, performances, walking trails, family-friendly activities and much more, York Festival of Ideas offers a huge range of stimulating and diverse events for all ages and interests – most of them free. 

BGB: Swinefest Weekender 2022 – 3 Day Punk Festival

The Fulford Arms 121 Fulford Rd, York

Swinefest is back for its fifth year at the Fulford Arms this July featuring bands from all across the UK over three days. As always, we have a mixed line-up of bands that cover everything you would expect with BGB from hardcore punk to ska to grind and everything in between. Friday evening will be […]