Illuminating York 2016

Illuminating York is fast becoming one of the big highlights in York’s event calendar.  An amazing time to  view the City in a whole new light, as it’s lit up and bathed in colour. You still have time to attend, but if you’re not gonna make it, check out these gorgeous 360 degree shots!   York Minster: https://kuula.co/post/7fQRl St. Michael Le

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Celebrating 4 decades of Vintage Style

There’s No Time Like the Past at The Festival Of Vintage-Celebrating 4 decades of Vintage Style The Festival of Vintage is back for the 7th year in York at York Racecourse on April 222nd and 23rd.  It’s a fun and nostalgic weekend attracting thousands of visitors, giving a feeling of being transported back in time! Enjoy a packed programme including

22nd Apr – 24th Apr: Fashion City York

On the 22nd April, Fashion City york are bringing us York Fashion Weekend 2016!  A whole host of exciting offers, events and demonstrations across the City to entertain and entice you! New for this year is the Fashion Marquee in Parliament Street. This will be the hub of the event for all three days. It will host the Fashion Village, a

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The New Ebor Feast presents Craftworks

A big weekend of Street food, drink and entertainment. After taking York by storm in 2015, The New Ebor feast embarks on its 2016 adventure. Food In its new home, the beautiful Railway Institute sports and social club, Craftworks will play host to 11 of the region’s best street food traders. Last years favourites Shambles Kitchen, The Mussel Pot, Kerb

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York Does Vintage – 20th November

DATE: 20th Nov TIME: 11:00am -4:30pm PRICE: £2 entry and under 10s free ADDRESS: Merchant Adventurers’ Hall, Fossgate, York, YO1 9XD A fab vintage fair in the heart of York celebrating bygone eras. The perfect Christmas event! If mince pies and warming soups, festive tunes and of course – vintage wears and gifts galore get you excited then this event

York Does Vintage – 16th October

DATE: 16th Oct TIME: 11:00am – 4:30pm PRICE: £2 entry and under 10s free ADDRESS: Merchant Adventurers’ Hall, Fossgate, York, YO1 9XD A fab vintage fair in the heart of York celebrating bygone eras. Promising fabulous vintage fashions, homewares, jewellery – not forgetting your key autumn/winter pieces and much more! Alongside this there will a beautiful vintage tearoom, live music, vintage

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York’s Vintage Wedding Fair – 25th September

DATE: 25th Sept TIME: 11:00am – 3:00pm FREE ENTRY ADDRESS: Merchant Adventurers’ Hall, Fossgate, York, YO1 9XD Aimed at gorgeously creative couples, this vintage and handmade wedding fair is one of a kind! Forget rows of venues, photographers and chair covers – this wedding fair sparkles, shines and really stands out from the crowd! With goody bags on arrival, free

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York Does Vintage – 4th September

DATE: 4th Sept TIME: 11-4:30pm PRICE: £2 entry and under 10s free ADDRESS: Merchant Adventurers’ Hall, Fossgate, York, YO1 9XD A fab vintage fair in the heart of York celebrating bygone eras. Come and join Britain Does Vintage in September where you will find fabulous vintage fashions, homewares, jewellery and much more! Alongside this there will a beautiful vintage tearoom,

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York Does Vintage – 26th June

DATE: 26th June TIME: 11:00am – 4:30pm PRICE: £2 entry and under 10s free ADDRESS: Merchant Adventurers’ Hall, Fossgate, York, YO1 9XD A fab vintage fair in the heart of York celebrating bygone eras. Come and join Britain Does Vintage at the start of summer where you will find fabulous vintage fashions, homewares, jewellery and much more – the perfect

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Scampston Hall’s Big Vintage Festival!

DATE: 12 June TIME: 11:00am – 5:00pm ADDRESS: Scampston Hall, Scampston, North Yorkshire, YO17 8NG The most quintessential festival you will come across – we promise! Think over 100 classic cars, live acts and music, vintage demo village, pimms and prosecco lounge (not forgetting craft ales), vintage stalls, children activities and history lessons, vintage style foods and large vintage tearoom, house tours and much more –

York Does Vintage – 8th May

DATE: 8th May TIME: 11:00am – 4:30pm PRICE: £2 entry and under 10s free ADDRESS: Merchant Adventurers’ Hall, Fossgate, York, YO1 9XD A fab vintage fair in the heart of York celebrating bygone eras. Come and join Britain Does Vintage during spring where you will find fabulous vintage fashions, homewares, jewellery and much more! Alongside this there will a beautiful

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York does Vintage – March 6th

DATE: 6th March TIME: 11:00am till -4:30pm PRICE: £2 entry and under 10s free ADDRESS: Merchant Adventurers’ Hall, Fossgate, York, YO1 9XD A fab vintage fair in the heart of York celebrating bygone eras. Come and join Britain Does Vintage at the start of March where you will find fabulous vintage fashions, homewares, jewellery and much more! Alongside this there

Chocolate Festival 2016!

DATE: 25th March – 28th March Easter isn’t complete without chocolate and where better to celebrate than York, the home of Chocolate!  This Easter York Chocolate Festival returns to Parliament Street from Friday 25th March – Monday 28th March 2016 with a chocolate market, chocolate workshops, demonstrations and events. The chocolate market will take place each day from 10am where you

The Gin Festival Comes to Town!

The biggest and best Gin Festival, is hitting York on the 26th & 27th February. Drop by York Racecourse, for a fantastic weekend of great music, tasty snacks, and best of all….a huge selection of gin.  In fact, you’ll enjoy a massive selection of over 200 different kinds of gin! Tickets: £7.50 Buy Your Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/gin-festival-york-2016-tickets-19600578859 Facebook: facebook.com/ginfestival Twitter: @ginfestival

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St.Nick’s Fair!

The Christmas fair in York, is a big deal.  Imagine 40 coach loads of tourists per day, filling the streets, while twinkling lights dazzle the cobbles.  The highstreet is full of wooden huts, stocked full of Christmas gifts and trinkets, and to top it all off….we have a teepee bar! It really is a wonderful sight, and now that the fair

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Kaboom!

Kaboom! is a renowned event, offering a night of magical, bonfire fun for the entire family.  This year their fantastic display will take over the stunning grounds of Castle Howard, with a wonderful movie theme.  Meet some of your favourite movie characters, enjoy an outdoor screening of Toy Story and Back to the Future – and of course admire the

Illuminating York

As the nights start drawing in, York is gearing up for the annual celebration of light that is the illuminating York Festival.  Now in its 10th year, the Festival was one of the first of its kind in the UK and it continues to pursue new ways of showing this beautiful historic city in a new light. For the first

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The Handmade Craft Fair

A showcase of the most wonderful handmade crafters and artists. The place for a yummy home made cake and a browse amongst the wonderful stalls of handmade loveliness. So whether you are looking for a special gift, something new for you home or just love handmade, pop along to see us! There will be craft workshops for children and adults,

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One night only: York’s Fashion Bar

York’s followers of the latest trends and all fans of beautiful and designer clothes have a chance to enjoy a fun fusion of food and fashion at an event in the Guildhall on Friday 18th September. The Fashion Bar promises an evening of live shows and good music, alongside drinks, treats and samples of local food. The event has been

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The Art Market

Visit the Art Market to see the very best art, design and contemporary craft for sale and commission direct from more than 100 talented UK artists showcasing their work in York for one weekend. Be inspired, challenged and learn more about the artists and how they create their artwork including jewellery, ceramics, paintings and sculpture. The event is designed to

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29th Nov – York Does Vintage

Snap up the perfect Christmas pressies at our Christmas special! Vintage stalls, live music, mince pies and tasty festive treats, crafty happenings and much more! Where: Merchant Adventurers’ Hall When: 29th November 11:00am – 4:30pm Price: £2.00

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1st Nov – York Does Vintage

The perfect escape on a dreary winters day! Come and get toasty at our fun and vibrant vintage fair! Live music, dancing, crafty happenings and vintage stalls galore! Where: Merchant Adventurers’ Hall When: 1st November 11:00am – 4:30pm Price: £2.00

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4th Oct – York Does Vintage

Come and while away the hours with us – vintage gems and tasty cupcake a plenty! Perfect for all the family! Live music, dancing and much more! WHEN: 4th October 11:00am – 4:30pm WHERE: Merchant Adventurers Hall PRICE: £2.00

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20th Sep – Vintage Wedding Fair

  Think gorgeously creative suppliers, vintage hen workshops, live music, seminars, photo-booth, VIP goody bags, tasty cakes, and much more! A perfectly inspiring day out!   WHEN: 20th Sep 11:00am – 3:00pm WHERE: Merchant Adventurers Hall PRICE: FREE ENTRY and VIP goody bags for pre-registered (via www.britaindoesvintage.co.uk)  

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13th Sep – York Does Vintage

Great fun vintage occasions for all the family. Vintage stalls galore, crafty happenings for all ages, glorious vintage tearoom, live music and much more! Where: Merchant Adventurers’ Hall When: 13th September 11:00am – 4:30pm Price: £2.00

The Great Yorkshire Fringe Festival

If you’ve been anywhere near Parliament Street this week, you will have noticed construction work and some pretty impressive stages being thrown together.  What you’re actually witness to, is the beginning of The Great Yorkshire Fringe Festival! An amazing 10 day event of comedy and cabaret, to entertain the masses, starting from the 24th July.  Enjoy comedy from Al Murray,

The New Ebor Street Feast Summer Festival. York Knavesmire August 7th 8th 9th.

The street food wagon is well and truly rolling in York after back to back successes for the New Ebor Street feast. First was the food, drink and music provision for The Tour de Yorkshire and last week saw York’s Parliament street taken over for a U.S themed independence feast. Next up is the BIG ONE, a 3 day food,

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The New Ebor Independence Feast

Following on from the success of its inaugural event at York’s leg of this year’s Tour de Yorkshire, The New Ebor Street Feasts first foray onto York’s beloved Parliament street is happening this weekend. Sitting across July 3rd 4th & 5th the event has been themed to celebrate Independence with a twist of Americana. Starting on Friday at 11am the

The Festival of Ideas – Secrets and Discoveries

The 9th-21st June sees The Festival of Ideas come back to York, with the theme of, “Secrets and Discoveries”.  Witness 100 inspiring events come together for this amazing Festival that will take over the city. Headline speakers include: Michael Morpurgo, former children’s laureate and award-winning author of War Horse,  NATO’s Deputy Chief of Staff; Operations and Intelligence, philosopher A.C. Grayling,

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Apollo Festival 2015!

Saturday June 27th 2015 sees Apollo Festival return to York.  With over 50 acts performing it promises to be the best year to date!  With the headline act being the legendary Manchester band, Inspiral Carpets! There will also be great music from Liverpudlian act Space, who are famous for their hit singles ‘Female of the Species’ and ‘The Ballad of Tom Jones’