Damon Albarn at York Minster

York Minster Deangate, York

To celebrate the release of his new album 'The Nearer The Fountain, More Pure The Stream Flows' Damon will come to York for a Very Special Intimate Launch show at the beautiful venue of York Minster.

Wreath decorating workshops

Newton Upon Derwent Community Centre Newton Upon Derwent Community Centre, Newton upon Derwent, York

Fancy creating your own Christmas door wreath, catching up with friends and supporting a great Charity at the same time? Then the Wreath Decorating Workshops are for you!


Riskee and the Ridicule

The Fulford Arms 121 Fulford Rd, York

Pioneers of the grime-punk subculture, Riskee & The Ridicule come up North in December which promises to get your weekend started early. Tickets from £8


The Victoria Vaults 47-49, Nunnery Ln, York

Western Australian musician Malachy brings his powerful live performance to an intimate venue in the beautiful city of York. This is to be a special evening of music and stories from 10 years living on the road. Tickets £15

All Gold Comedy Club Christmas Special!

Impossible York Impossible York, 3 St. Helen’s Square, York

An absolutely brilliant TV comedian and award winning line up as we host our first ever CHRISTMAS SPECIAL at All Gold Comedy Club!


Ostrich Beats Launch Party!

The Crescent Community Venue 8 The Crescent, York

Our first Ostrich Beats event, hosted and curated by Ola Szmidt, will be bringing an eclectic mix of techno, electro, drum & bass, garage, ambient and experimental music in support of MAP Charity. Tickets from £7

Martyn Joseph

Pocklington Arts Centre Pocklington Arts Centre, 22-24 Market Pl, Pocklington, York

Martyn Joseph is a completely unique and mind blowing artist. Take everything you think you know about singer songwriters...and rip it up. For one man and a guitar he creates a performance with a huge far-reaching sound that is energetic, compelling and passionate. Be it to two hundred people or twenty thousand, he blows the […]


Copmanthorpe Pan disability 16+ football

Energise Leisure Centre Energise Leisure Centre, Cornlands Rd, Acomb, York

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


Stop, Stop!

The Victoria Vaults 47-49, Nunnery Ln, York

Catalonian Rock n Roll amigos Stop, Stop! come to do York, just in time for Christmas!!! One of the best live acts on the circuit, rock n roll antics will ensue! Tickets from £5

Sankta Lucia: Festival of Light

York Minster Deangate, York

An atmospheric, candlelit procession and carol service for all the family based on the traditional Swedish Lucia celebration.

Wine Tasting

Merchant Taylors’ Hall Merchant Taylors’ Hall, Aldwark, York

Having been cancelled last year due to the pandemic, our 25th anniversary wine tasting will now take place at 7.30pm on 3rd December 2021, at the beautiful Merchant Taylors’ Hall, Aldwark, York YO1 7BX. We will be guided by wine expert Dr Stuart Calder. An evening in two parts, you’ll be welcomed with a glass […]

Love Actually

Old Girls’ School Community Centre All events held at The Old Girls' School Community Centre, 18 Kirkgate, Sherburn in Elmet, Leeds

The volunteer-run Sherburn Community Cinema returns with a special showing of Love Actually, shown on the big screen in the hall.


A Baroque Christmas

York Mansion House York Mansion House, St. Helen's Square, York

Eboracum Baroque are delighted to return to the majestic York Mansion House for a festive concert of Baroque music in collaboration with York Gin. 

Burning Flag / Pat Butcher / Pest Control / Smiling Assassin

The Fulford Arms 121 Fulford Rd, York

York Punks Christmas Piss Up 2021BGB is back!I know its a while off but as it stands we're not committing to any other gigs at the moment until we know what's going on with restrictions, but surely this one should be reet!Burning FlagThese guys will be making their BGB debut to headline this year's Christmas […]

Huey Morgan Presents Huey 54

The Crescent Community Venue 8 The Crescent, York

Come party like it’s 1975 with BBC6 Music presenter and Fun Loving’ Criminals main man, Huey Morgan. Tickets from £12.50


Big Christmas Concert

St Michael le Belfrey St Michael le Belfrey, High Petergate, York

The biggest Christmas concert in York is back with classic Christmas tunes, brass bands, carols and bags of festive cheer. Taking place next to York Minster in the beautiful medieval Michael Le Belfrey Church.

£20 – £30

Experience Christmas Together

York Minster Deangate, York

These special family sessions encourage participants to explore the Christmas story through interactive stops around the cathedral.

Book Signing by the Archbishop of York

York Minster Deangate, York

Stephen Cottrell, the Archbishop of York, will be in the activity marquee to give a reading from his children’s book, The Sleepy Shepherd.

Northern Girls: Writing You

Acomb Explore Library Front Street, York

Pilot Theatre and Explore York are offering a free creative writing workshop for all women aged 18+, celebrating northern identity and female empowerment. Led by York poet and playwright Hannah Davies, this session will help you develop your creative writing skills. You will explore self-expression and use creativity to voice subjects that matter to you. […]

Late Music flute & piano concert

York Unitarian Chapel York Unitarian Chapel, 31 St Saviourgate, York

A graduate of the Royal College of Music, Amy-Jane Milton is flautist of The Trilogy Ensemble and a regular performer with the LSO, RPO, BBC Philharmonic and Royal Northern Sinfonia orchestras.   For this lunchtime concert, she has assembled a sumptuous programme of 20th century French music, including works for solo flute by Jolivet, Bozza and […]


Let’s open a Japanese Story-Box: Kamishibai


In 1985, Sakuramoto, a Japanese author wrote: “because Kamishibai is a simple and straightforward integrated art form, it can be used extremely effectively as a teaching tool for winning hearts and minds . Many years of putting this idea into practice confirm it”. Indeed, and whether it serves as a pedagogical tool or for entertainment, whether in […]

Christmas Showcase

Sir Jack Lyons Concert Hall Sir Jack Lyons Concert Hall, University of York, York

Join us for a fun concert showcasing talent from across the York community!

Teddy Thompson

Pocklington Arts Centre Pocklington Arts Centre, 22-24 Market Pl, Pocklington, York

Called ‘one of the most gifted singer-songwriters of his generation’ by The New York Times, singer-songwriter Teddy Thompson is a native Englishman who has adopted New York City as his home; famously the son of singer-songwriters Richard and Linda Thompson, he emigrated to the States, barely out of his teens, to embark on a career of his own. […]