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.

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October 2020

A Very magical Adventure

28th October 2020 @ 4:53 am - 2nd January 2021 @ 10:53 pm
A Very magical adventure, Kings Square York
Kings Square York, yo1 Kings Square York
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Adventure Awaits All Who Seek It .Coming soon to the magical City of York, home to England’s most enchanting tales and stories. Come and enjoy our magical tour and afternoon tea. Enjoy our theatrical themed cafe, fabulous cast and amazing Wizards Eccentric Afternoon Tea, themed to each season you choose to visit. Wind your way along the cobbled streets and crooked houses of this ancient city, accompanied by our very own magician of the black arts. Follow your guide on…

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December 2020

Hands Off Gretel

10 December @ 7:30 pm
The Crescent Community Venue, 8 The Crescent
York, YO24 1AW GB
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Sale Dates and Times: Public Onsale : Mon, 23 Mar 2020 at 04:19 PM

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Hands Off Gretel · York · The Crescent

10 December @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
The Crescent Community Venue, 8 The Crescent
York, YO24 1AW GB
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Hands Off Gretel + Support from Heartsink Hands Off Gretel are a sassy alt rock/grunge pop band from South Yorkshire, who have built themselves a solid live reputation, for a high energy shows that are musically dynamic and visually compelling. Hands Off Gretel have created the perfect soundtrack of sugar-coated grunge-punk to vent and rail against the issues of body image, mental health, celebrity, childhood and loneliness all of which were addressed from a fiercely female, unapologetic, feminist perspective. Tickets…

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The Blockheads + Special Guests

11 December @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Epic Studios, 112-114 Magdalen Street
Norwich, NR3 1JD GB
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Formed in 1977 to promote Ian Durys’ album ‘New Boots and Panties’ on the first Stiff Records tour of the U.K. - Chaz Jankel, Norman Watt-Roy, Charlie Charles, John Turnbull and Mick Gallagher - became known as The Blockheads. As Ian Dury & The Blockheads they went back out on tour, and in 1978 released ‘What a Waste’ a single that reached #5 in the U.K. charts. They were then joined by saxophonist Davey Payne and toured the U.S.A supporting…

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Kate Rusby

20 December @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
York Barbican, Paragon St
York, YO10 4NT GB
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Known for her beautiful and expressive vocals, folk singer Kate Rusby will return to York Barbican this December for another addition of her Christmas tour. Discover more on how to buy tickets for events on our website: yorkbarbican.co.uk/venue/buying-tickets/

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Bobs on the Big Stage with Albert’s Blues & Boogie Band

22 December @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Norwich Arts Centre, 51 St Benedicts Street
Norwich, NR2 4PG GB
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On Tuesday 22nd December, The Bobs hit the big stage and bright lights at Norwich Arts Centre! We're thrilled to be invited to open up this gig for, and to be sharing the bill with, the awesome Albert Cooper and his Blues & Boogie Band. Our set is from 8pm till 9pm, so get there early and grab yourself a beer from the bar 🙂 This is a special benefit gig for Norwich Arts Centre, It will be a really…

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January 2021

Hammer to Fall, the 3 night new year party at the Brickies!

2nd January 2021 @ 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm

New year special event at the Brickmakers! The best venue in East Anglia is putting on 3 amazing nights in a row starting from New Years eve. HAMMMER TO FALL are finishing off this amazing start to 2021!

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A Vision of Elvis

4th January 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Norwich Theatre Royal, Theatre St
Norwich, NR2 1RL GB
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The smash hit show A Vision Of Elvis starring Rob Kingsley winner of The National Tribute Music Awards ” Official Elvis Show ” and ” No.1 Male Tribute Artist ” is internationally renowned as the best Elvis Presley tribute concert touring the World today. Long time Elvis friend, photographer and tour manager, Ed Bonja, was profoundly affected by Rob’s performance, remarking: “He sings like Elvis, but most importantly, he seems to capture the very soul of Elvis – his charisma,…

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Beyond the Barricade

5th January 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Norwich Theatre Royal, Theatre St
Norwich, NR2 1RL GB
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Celebrating a fantastic 21 years touring the UK’s longest running Musical Theatre Concert Tour features past principal performers from Les Misérables and delivers over two hours of the best of Broadway and the West End, ending or course with a stunning finale from Les Mis. This brand new show will include many of the best numbers that have made Beyond the Barricade the most popular musical theatre concert in the country. The concert features David Fawcett (Valjean) Andy Reiss (Enjolras…

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Forbidden Nights

7th January 2021 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
York Barbican, Paragon St
York, YO10 4NT GB
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Forbidden Nights is back, celebrating their 5th year so it’s bigger and better than ever! Abandon your inhibitions at the door as the talented cast of acrobats, live male vocalists, fire acts, aerial artists and world-renowned circus performers flip and spin across the stage in this high-octane show. Discover more on how to buy tickets for events on our website: yorkbarbican.co.uk/venue/buying-tickets/

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