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Events

Taking place near YO26 5RB

August 2019

August

23

Of all the birds

Friday, Friday, August 23, 2019
National Centre For Early Music, Walmgate York

The natural world, and birds in particular, provided a wealth of imagery and allegory for medieval and renaissance musicians, poets and artists. They provided a convenient cipher through which human dramas could be played out at a safe remove, and also served to illustrate the harmony of nature, in contrast to human suffering.


August

28

Build a Rocket

Wednesday, Wednesday, August 28, 2019
Selby Town Hall, Selby

Following international acclaim and an award-winning run at the Adelaide Fringe Festival, this powerful and uplifting one-woman show about a young mother from Scarborough returns to embark on an extensive UK tour. Winner of the Holden Street Theatres' Edinburgh Fringe Award 2018, Adelaide Fringe Best Theatre Weekly Award 2019 and named The Sunday Mail’s Best Female Solo Show (Adelaide), Build a Rocket will see critically-acclaimed Serena Manteghi reprise her role as Yasmin.


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September 2019

September

6

Frazer Theatre Comedy Club

Friday, Friday, September 6, 2019
Frazer Theatre, Knaresborough

On Friday 6th September the Frazer Theatre Comedy Club returns from its summer break with a fantastic line up of comedians to kick off the Autumn programme. Tickets remain at £10 in advance from our online box office at www.


September

12

Grand Opera House, York: Shrek

Thursday, Thursday, September 12, 2019
Grand Opera House, York

The smash hit blockbuster is back - and larger than life! Based on the story and characters from the Oscar®-winning DreamWorks Animation film, this hilarious and spectacular production turns the world of fairytales upside down in an all-singing, all-dancing, must-see musical comedy. Join Shrek and his loyal steed Donkey as they set off on a quest to rescue the beautiful Princess Fiona from her tower, guarded by a fire breathing love-sick dragon.


September

21

Build a Rocket

Saturday, Saturday, September 21, 2019
York Theatre Royal, York

Following international acclaim and an award-winning run at the Adelaide Fringe Festival, this powerful and uplifting one-woman show about a young mother from Scarborough returns to embark on an extensive UK tour. Winner of the Holden Street Theatres' Edinburgh Fringe Award 2018, Adelaide Fringe Best Theatre Weekly Award 2019 and named The Sunday Mail’s Best Female Solo Show (Adelaide), Build a Rocket will see critically-acclaimed Serena Manteghi reprise her role as Yasmin.


September

25

Halfway To Paradise - The Billy Fury Story

Wednesday, Wednesday, September 25, 2019
Grand Opera House York, York

29 hits including "Last Night Was Made For Love", "I Will", "I'd Never Find Another You", "Wondrous Place" & of course - "Halfway To Paradise". During this event you will see Billy coming alive on giant screen singing whilst his band play live - just as they would all those years ago! "A precise & accurate time machine" - The Stage.


September

28

Mint Festival '19 launches line up - Seth Troxler,

Saturday, Saturday, September 28, 2019
Leeds East Airport, Church Fenton

Expect an amazing stage design and huge line up featuring the likes of Patrick Topping, Gorgon City, Enzo Siragusa, Claptone and Richy Ahmed. On top of this is the mouthwatering news that world-renowned party starters Elrow and cult underground crew FUSE will host their own arenas.


September

29

Wedding Fair- York Wedding Suppliers

Sunday, Sunday, September 29, 2019
The Grange Hotel, York

An opportunity to meet some of the best wedding suppliers in York at this wedding fair run by our members. The Grange Hotel is a 4 star luxury boutique hotel situated just outside the city centre walls.


October 2019

October

1

Grand Opera House, York: Joseph

Tuesday, Tuesday, October 1, 2019
Grand Opera House, York

Retelling the Biblical story of Joseph, his eleven brothers and the coat of many colours, this magical musical is full of unforgettable songs including Go, Go, Go Joseph, Any Dream Will Do, Jacob and Sons, Close Every Door To Me and many more. Venue: Grand Opera House, Clifford St Clifford Street, York, YO1 9SW Price Tickets From: GBP 13.


October

8

Grand Opera House, York: Joseph

Tuesday, Tuesday, October 8, 2019
Grand Opera House, York

Father-to-be Vincent and his partner Anna are invited to dinner by his sister Elizabeth and her husband, Peter. They are joined by childhood friend Carl for a mature and sophisticated gathering.


October

23

Armistead Maupin

Wednesday, Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Grand Opera House, York, York

Armistead Maupin, LGBT activist and much-loved author will be embarking on his first ever UK tour this autumn. America’s ultimate storyteller will recount his favourite tales from the past four decades, offering his own engaging observations on society and the world we inhabit.


November 2019

November

6

John Mayall's 85th Anniversary Tour

Wednesday, Wednesday, November 6, 2019
York Barbican, York

John’s early band John Mayall and The Bluesbreakers counted amongst its members Eric Clapton, Peter Green, John McVie & Mick Fleetwood (Fleetwood Mac), Andy Fraser (Free) Mick Taylor (The Stones) Still a prolific writer and performer, he has recently released the album ‘Nobody Told Me’ that also features Todd Rundgren & Joe Bonamassa. Born in 1933 near Manchester, England from an early age John was a fan of Jazz and Blues, passionate about the Boogie Woogie piano giants, learning to play the piano, guitar and harmonica in his teens whilst at Manchester Junior School of Art.


November

9

Luke Kempner | House of Faces

Saturday, Saturday, November 9, 2019
The Basement (York), Yorkshire

Comedian and Impressionist Luke Kempner hosts an ultimate reality show where no one is off limits. Expect celebrities, politicians and even royalty going head to head in Luke’s hit show; House of Faces.


March 2020

March

7

MJR present THE BOYS ARE BACK TOUR

Saturday, Saturday, March 7, 2020
York Barbican, York

An evening of late 90’s boyband nostalgia, 4 of the eras biggest pop bands, take to the stage on a multi bill extravaganza for 30 dates across the UK in 2020! Celebrating a decade of wild boys of pop, MJR bring you, four acts in one unforgettable night! Original line ups, party classics, their greatest hits, pumpin tunes and everyone’s favourite dance moves, they may be men now, but the Boys Are Back! On the road, on the mic and working up one hell of a sexy sweat! 5ive, featuring Ritchie Neville, Sean Conlon and Scott Robinson were originally formed in 1997 by the same team behind the Spice Girls. They sold over 20 million records, amassing numerous music awards and partying hard, gaining a reputation for being the bad boys of pop and paving the way for the new wave of pin up Boy Bands with attitude.



WW1 conscientious objectors: Richmond Castle's history

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