What's On in York

 
Chocolate Lolly Workshops York Cocoa House City Centre
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Chocolate Making really is the simplest of tasks, we invite everyone to have a go at creating their own beautiful chocolates while having a chocolate treat or a coffee in our...

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Capital of the North Yorkshire Museum City Centre
1-Nov-13 to 1-Nov-15
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In the medieval kingdoms of Britain, the north was ruled from York. Anglian kings were baptised in its churches, Viking warriors plotted their southern raids and the Normans cruel...

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The Sixties York Castle Museum City Centre
1-Nov-13 to 1-Nov-15

The Sixties aims to recreate the spirit of this exciting decade which saw momentous change in so many areas of public and private life. The gallery uses fascinating and iconic...

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Toy Stories York Castle Museum City Centre
1-Nov-13 to 1-Nov-15

Take a trip back to your childhood and rediscover some of your favourite toys in this new exhibition. Bikes, bath toys, computer games, Lego and beautiful handmade dolls are...

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York Castle Prison York Castle Museum City Centre
1-Nov-13 to 1-Nov-15

Come and see York Castle Prison's infamous residents and fascinating history brought to life in our special exhibition. Experience a brutal and crooked prison system and meet our...

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From Cradle to Grave York Castle Museum City Centre
1-Nov-13 to 1-Nov-15

This exhibition focuses on the history of three rites of passage - birth, marriage and death. Visitors can also see examples of many of the nursery and childcare items used durin...

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BANG! Charcoal Physical Theatre York Railway Institute City Centre
26-Feb-14 to 26-Feb-16

Charcoal Physical Theatre provides an all round creative experience, a theatre workshop from a mixed-media approach. As part of each session the children will have the opportunit...

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THE LION KING (U) City Screen City Centre
14-Apr-14 to 14-Apr-16
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Disney's cherished animation roars back onto the big screen for Easter. The story of young lion Simba's (Broderick) courageous journey from pride outcast to proud king is an...

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Paper Planes and Daisy Chains York Opera House Acomb/Holgate
1 review 16-Oct-14 to 16-Oct-16

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Snow Day! Eureka! The National Children's Museum City Wide
3-Nov-14 to 3-Nov-16

A brand new interactive show exploring all the fun the winter season brings as a child experiences snow for the very first time. Billie loves school. He gets to play with all his...

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A Christmas Cracker Acomb Parish Hall Acomb/Holgate
20-Nov-14 to 20-Nov-16
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Things are not going well for world famous storyteller Ebenezeer Sneezer. He's lost. There is snow in his wellies and his wise and faithful dog, Cracker, has some strange ideas...

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Lightwater Valley opens for the 2015 season Lightwater Valley Theme Park City Wide
26-Mar-15 to 26-Mar-20
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Our theme park re-opens for the 2015 season on 28th March through until 1st November, and with mini, mega and ultimate adventures there is something for everyone. We're also home...

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Zumba Gold Rawcliffe Rec Rawcliffe
11-Apr-15 to 11-Apr-20
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FIT FOR THE YOUNG AT HEART! Zumba Gold class. Monday Mornings. Rawcliffe Pavillion. 9.30am Perfect For: Active older adults, or newbies who are looking for a fun latin inspired...

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Dance classes for all. Free to try! Scarcroft Primary School Acomb/Holgate
11-Apr-15 to 11-Apr-20

Yorkshire Rose Academy of Dance has various dance and theatre classes for children of all ages. Plus Zumba, Zumba Gold and Ballet for adults. Learn with highly qualified teachers...

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History Wardrobe Presents: Fairytale Fashion York Castle Museum City Centre
6-May-15
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Once upon a time… Step into your favourite stories as we enter a world of magical clothes and well-loved tales. Explore the story of the Princess dress, from Cinderella's ballgown...

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Raindale Mill Family Days York Castle Museum City Centre
9-May-15 to 10-May-15

Visit the Victorian water mill at York Castle Museum, find out about the history of the mill and see how the wheel is powered. Have a go at grinding grain using a quern stone,...

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A Victorian Walk Through York meet outside York Castle Museum City Centre
12-May-15

In 2012 York Castle museum upgraded Dr Kirk's Victorian street to represent York in the 1880s, featuring the lives of seven real York residents and many businesses from that time....

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Father's Day - Ceramic Plate Painting Yorkshire Museum City Centre
7-Jun-15
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Join artist Kirstie Briggs Bateman with your children, siblings or friends for an afternoon of ceramic plate painting based on the ceramic artefacts from the museum's collection....

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Food and Drink Festival Lightwater Valley Theme Park City Wide
26-Jun-15 to 28-Jun-15
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Food * Drinks * Shows * Music * Fun * Farming * Exhibitions * Animals * Stalls * Crafts Food and Drink Festival: Showcasing local producers and a host of fantastic fare. Music...

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Kings Camps The Mount School City Centre
20-Jul-15 to 21-Aug-15

Kings Camps run during school holidays and are suitable for children aged 4-17 years. Choose from flexible daily or week packages, with extended hours also available. Join us at...

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Run or Dye, North Yorkshire Castle Howard Haxby/Wigginton
1-Aug-15
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The world's most colourful 5km will return to North Yorkshire and partner with York Against Cancer for Run or Dye at Castle Howard on Saturday 1st August. Bringing the explosion...

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York 10K City Centre
2-Aug-15

A lovely run for anyone interested in a family friendly 10K. As you pass through the city wearing your famous green Macmillan top, you'll be cheered on by hundreds of enthusiastic...

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