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York Mystery Plays from York Minster!

The magnificent Nave of York’s famous Minster will be transformed into a 1,000-seater theatre this Summer as the epic Mystery Plays return to the stage. The plays dramatise the greatest story ever told – from the creation of heaven and earth to the last judgement. It’s the first time in 16 years and only the second time in their near

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Pericles Prince of Tyre

Come in. Have a beer. Hear our story. The beer and banter is flowing at Gower’s tavern. Outside, the wind howls, and the rain and sea-mist spatters the windows. Inside is comfort, beer and a warm hearth. There will be songs. There will be stories. There will be shipwrecks, tyrants, pirates and princesses. Tossed from shore to shore, you’ll hear

18th March – Sofar Sounds!

“Founded in 2010 and based… all over the place! Sofar is an expanding network of artists and music lovers, hosting gigs in secret locations in over 190 cities worldwide. ” – www.sofarsounds.com Something very exciting is happening in York on the 18th March…we’re just not sure what!! Sofar Sounds returns to the City on Friday 18th March with an intimate performance

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

The Mai

Wednesday 16 March – Saturday 19 March, 2016 Venue: Upstage Theatre, 41 Monkgate, York, YO31 7PB Time: 7.30pm with a 2.30pm Saturday matinee Tickets: £12 & £10 (Concessions: over 60s, unwaged and those in full time education) Box Office: York Theatre Royal 01904 623568  www.yorktheatreroyal.co.uk Adult Content 16+  Director, Jan Kirk’s, interest in The Mai began nearly 20 years ago whilst attending a

Sofar Sounds!

“Founded in 2010 and based… all over the place! Sofar is an expanding network of artists and music lovers, hosting gigs in secret locations in over 190 cities worldwide. ” – www.sofarsounds.com Something very exciting is happening in York this Friday…we’re just not sure what!! Sofar Sounds returns to the City on Friday 27th November with an intimate performance from

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

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Pick Me Up Theatre present THE ADDAMS FAMILY

The perfect Halloween treat for all the family – Pick Me Up Theatre bring Andrew Lippa’s Broadway musical version of The Addams Family to York’s Grand Opera House between Wednesday 28th October and Saturday 31st October. The loveable family of creepy kooks is alive and well and living in their super spooky mansion in Central Park. Book by Marshall Brickman

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Dirty Dancing The Classic Story On Stage

BRAND NEW PRODUCTION OF THE WORLDWIDE PHENOMENON TO TOUR THE UK IN 2016 Producers Karl Sydow and Paul Elliott today announced that a brand new production of Dirty Dancing – The Classic Story On Stage will tour the UK from August 2016. The classic story of Baby and Johnny, featuring the hit songs ‘Hungry Eyes’, ‘Hey! Baby’, ‘Do You Love

Thank You For The Music Comes To York!

Claiming to present the world’s longest-running ABBA concert show, the cast of Thank You for the Music – which comes to town in the coming weeks – are celebrating the trade-marked show’s 22nd anniversary this year. The production’s Lycra-tight harmonies and superb musicianship have been delighting live music fans for longer than Bjorn, Benny, Agnetha and Frida did during the

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Direct from London’s West End CELEBRATING THE UNDISPUTED KING OF POP – Thriller Live!

Direct from London’s West End where it is now in its record breaking 7th year, THRILLER LIVE is a spectacular concert created to celebrate the career of the world’s greatest entertainer. Seen by over 3 million people in over 30 countries, THRILLER LIVE continues to moonwalk around the world, taking you on a visual, audio and electrifying journey through the

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Yorfest 2015 One Day Music Festival

Yorfest wish to establish a live music festival in Gods own county of Yorkshire and deliver an unforgettable day of live music not only for this year but for years to come! In the huge grounds of York Knavesmire festival goers will be able to enjoy two stages hosting some of the best bands and artistes from the Yorkshire Region

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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,

AGATHA CHRISTIE’S THE MOUSETRAP ANNOUNCES NEW DATES FOR UK TOUR – NOW BOOKING INTO 2016

THE RECORD-BREAKING 60TH ANNIVERSARY TOUR CONTINUES WITH ITS FIRST 2016 ENGAGEMENT AT BRIGHTON THEATRE ROYAL ON 25 JANUARY Due to unprecedented demand, Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap will continue its record-breaking UK tour with new dates in 2016. The beloved murder mystery will begin the 2016 leg of its tour at Brighton Theatre Royal on 25 January before visiting more than

It’s A Wonderful Life

James Seabright and Climar Productions for Radio Stage Limited present the Bridge House production It’s A Wonderful Life Grand Opera House York Monday 9 November at 7:30pm Adapted from the Frank Capra film by Tony Palermo – Directed by Guy Retallack The iconic story of idealist George Bailey, whose dreams look set to be dashed by small-town scandal and big

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York Stage Musicals present Legally Blonde

York Stage Musicals present Oh My God You Guys! LEGALLY BLONDE Grand Opera House York Monday 7 – Saturday 12 September Elle Woods is back in a brand new production for 2015 Elle is the girl who has it all, but when her seemingly perfect boyfriend dumps her for being more Marilyn Monroe than Jacqui Kennedy, she decides the only

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Yorfest One Day Music Festival

Yorfest wish to establish a live music festival in Gods own county of Yorkshire and deliver an unforgettable day of live music not only for this year but for years to come! In the huge grounds of York Knavesmire festival goers will be able to enjoy two stages hosting some of the best bands and artistes from the Yorkshire Region

World No.1 Elvis comes to York

Direct from the USA, the world’s most successful Elvis tribute artist Shawn Klush returns to the UK by popular demand, and is bringing his incredible show to the York Barbican, Saturday 13th June. The production also Features Elvis‘s original backing singers ‘The Sweet Inspirations’, who toured with Elvis from 1969-1977, and featured in concert movies ‘That’s The way It Is’,

Former Pop Idol Winner Has ‘85% Proof’ That York Will Be Best Show On Tour

Will Young announces a UK nationwide tour to take place during October and November 2015. ‘The Love Revolution Tour’, Will’s first tour in four years, starts in York on Thursday 29th October at York Barbican and runs across the UK & Ireland, finishing in London at the Hammersmith Apollo on 29th November. The tour announcement comes as Will’s brilliant brand new

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Have you ever made a monkey of yourself?

‘Drink With a Chimp’ is a new play by Common Chorus about one woman’s struggle with addiction and her journey to recovery. Created from the biographical experiences of addicts in recovery it will tour to theatres and recovery spaces in Leeds, York and Halifax in early June 2015. Drawing on the 12 step programme and Prof. Steve Peters ‘The Chimp

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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’

Death by Chocolate by York Dungeons!

York Dungeons, is one of the “Must Do” tourist attractions in York, and really is 75 minutes well spent.  Really interesting, a whole lot of atmosphere….and a touch scary for any nervous folk out there (I managed to make a child cry when a ghost story made me jump).  And this Easter see’s them introduce an exciting new attraction –

Join Script Yorkshire for Script Factor

SCRIPT FACTOR Hosted by the York Branch of Script Yorkshire, Script Factor is open to all writers, regardless of previous experience. Brand new 15 minute scripts. Some with a theme, some without. Performed Script-in-Hand by local actors from York Settlement Community Players. Audience votes for their favourite script and the winner from each heat goes through to The Script Factor All

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Pirates of Penzance!

York Opera introduce Pirates of Penzance at York Theatre Royal. After climbing over rocky mountains and skipping rivulet and fountain, you can now find York Opera Pirate Bear in York Theatre Royal from the 4th – 8th November.  Join York Opera for this swashbuckling performance of Pirates of Penzance! The Pirates of Penzance tells the story of young apprentice pirate, Frederic,

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Rohilla by YSCP

To mark the centenary of the sinking of HMHS Rohilla, York Settlement Community Players (YSCP) will be staging the world premiere of Graham Sanderson’s play, Rohilla, inspired by the true events of one of the greatest rescue attempts in the history of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI). Set in 1914, Rohilla follows the story of Amy Potts, a young