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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June 2022

A Celebration of Stitch

24 June @ 10:00 am - 26 June @ 4:00 pm
Tithe Barn, Nether Poppleton
York, YO26 6LF York
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Free

York Embroiderers & Stitchers invite you to their exhibition - A Celebration of Stitch - at the Tithe Barn in Nether Poppleton, York, YO26 6LF. You'll be able to see traditional and contemporary embroidery featuring work on a theme of hedgerows and lots more. Friday 24 June 2022 & Saturday 25 June 2022 - 10.00 to 16:30 Sunday 26 June 2022 - 10:00 to 16:00 Admission is free. There will be tea and cakes, sales stands, free parking and disabled…

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York Artisan Events – Summer Craft Markets

25 June @ 10:00 am - 26 June @ 4:00 pm
Spurriergate Centre, Spurriergate
York, YO19QR York
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Free

Join us for our busy and vibrant market in the heart of York. Featuring handmade work by local makers, including jewellery, ceramics, homeware, soap, home fragrance, cakes and more. Admission for visitors is free! Stallholders can book one day for £35 or a full weekend for £60. Email thirty11events@gmail.com to apply.

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Larkhall – Piano & Creative Coding

25 June @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Micklegate Social, 148-150 Micklegate
York, YO1 6JX York
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£8 – £11

Algorithms are art. Coding is creative. Not convinced? Let Larkhall persuade you. After his first album The Sea Was Never Blue hit #2 on the iTunes Classical chart, Larkhall returns with a stunning new show combining heartbreaking piano compositions with mind-blowing live-reactive visual interpretations. Centred around his experience overcoming depression after the birth of his second son, Say You’re With Me is Larkhall’s newest album— treat yourself to a sumptuous hour in his smart and honest company. The Chicago Sun-Times called his work ‘vividly beautiful’ –…

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July 2022

York Artisan Markets – Summer Craft Market

16 July @ 10:00 am - 17 July @ 4:00 pm
Spurriergate Centre, Spurriergate
York, YO19QR York
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Free

Join us for our busy and vibrant market in the heart of York. Featuring handmade work by local makers, including jewellery, ceramics, homeware, soap, home fragrance, cakes and more. Admission for visitors is free! Stallholders can book one day for £35 or a full weekend for £60. Email thirty11events@gmail.com to apply.

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August 2022

York Artisan Markets – Summer Craft Market

27 August @ 10:00 am - 28 August @ 4:00 pm
Spurriergate Centre, Spurriergate
York, YO19QR York
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Free

Join us for our busy and vibrant market in the heart of York. Featuring handmade work by local makers, including jewellery, ceramics, homeware, soap, home fragrance, cakes and more. Admission for visitors is free! Stallholders can book one day for £35 or a full weekend for £60. Email thirty11events@gmail.com to apply.

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October 2022

York Unlocked

15 October @ 10:00 am - 16 October @ 4:00 pm
City of York, Lendall Street YORK
York, YO307AL York
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Free

On 15 & 16th October 2022 York Unlocked will unlock the doors to many amazing buildings, old and new, in the beautiful historic City of York. This year, buildings include the ancient Old Palace and St William's College, Kings Manor, The Guildhall (including Common Hall Lane) , Herbert House, De Grey Rooms. Bootham School, Garforth House, Brew York Walmgate, Hudson Quarter, Hiscox Building, Lodge Museum Gardens, plus many of our ancient churches and more. Around 65 buildings will be open…

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December 2022

A Baroque Christmas

2 December @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
York Mansion House, York Mansion House, St Helen's Square, York, YO1 9QL
York, YO1 9QL York
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Free – £20.50

Eboracum Baroque are delighted to return to the majestic York Mansion House for a festive concert of Baroque music in collaboration with York Gin. The programme features seasonal vocal and instrumental works including arias from Handel’s Messiah, a pastoral recorder concerto by Telemann, music for Trumpet and traditional french Christmas carols by Charpentier. We’re delighted to be working with York Gin again. Enjoy a delicious drink on arrival in the 18th century splendour of the Mansion House. This promises to…

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