York Events Calendar

Looking for something to do in York? Whether you're a local, new in town or just cruising through we've got loads of great tips and events to offer. Find out what’s on in York with our regularly updated events calendar featuring the best upcoming events in York and the area.

This guide lists events at a glance, showing what’s on each month. See the highlights of What’s On for York, featuring the best of things to do in York – Live Music and Gigs, Family Events, Art & Culture, Food & Drink and much more. York fundraisers and charity events.

Important This Event Calendar is not maintained on a daily basis and some events may have changed dates or are no longer happening. Please double-check the event websites for the most up-to-date information.

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Red Sky at Sunrise: Laurie Lee in Words & Music with Anton Lesser

26 May @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm


Red Sky at Sunrise: Laurie Lee in Words & Music Sunday 26 May 2024 at Grand Opera House York

Direct from sold-out shows with the Royal Shakespeare Company and the Oxford Playhouse, Red Sky at Sunrise stars Anton Lesser (Game of Thrones, Wolf Hall, Endeavour) and Charlie Hamblett (Killing Eve, Ghosts, The Burning Girls), playing the role of Laurie Lee older and younger, along with a rich array of other characters. 

Watch Laurie Lee’s extraordinary story, told in a captivating weave of music from Orchestra of the Swan and his own words, at Grand Opera House York on Sunday 26 May 2024.

★★★★★ “A triumph”


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