JORVIK Viking Festival brings females to the fore – full programme now released

JORVIK Viking Festival brings females to the fore – full programme now released

The packed list of events for the 2019 JORVIK Viking Festival, which takes place in York from Wednesday 20 to Wednesday 27 February, has now been revealed, with the forgotten stories of Viking women and the influence they wielded weaving a thread throughout the fantastic festival programme.

Plans move ahead for York BID’s first Restaurant Week

Plans move ahead for York BID’s first Restaurant Week

 York Business Improvement District has revealed the planned date for York’s first Restaurant Week. From 1 – 7 April 2019, a host of city centre restaurants are expected to offer diners a host of special fixed price menus to entice them through the doors.

Appleton Roebuck Primary School pupils to provide cheer at the York Brass Monkey Half Marathon

Appleton Roebuck Primary School pupils to provide cheer at the York Brass Monkey Half Marathon

Pupils and their families at Appleton Roebuck Primary School are training their voices for a crucial job this weekend: cheering on the runners in the York Brass Monkey Half Marathon.  Children and staff are setting up a cheer station, with sweets and encouraging words for the participants as they pass the school.

Twelve Days of Christmas hails festive success for Castle Howard

Twelve Days of Christmas hails festive success for Castle Howard

Castle Howard’s Christmas opening shared seasonal spirit with over 51,500 visitors this year, marking the busiest ever festive opening for the North Yorkshire stately home, including over 1000 visitors per day in the first ‘Twixmas’ opening between Christmas and New Year.

Pantomime legend Berwick Kaler is bowing out after 40 wonderful years

Pantomime legend Berwick Kaler is bowing out after 40 wonderful years

Pantomime legend Berwick Kaler is bowing out after 40 wonderful years as York Theatre Royal’s Dame. This year’s production The Grand Old Dame of York will be his last panto at the theatre, he announced today (23 November).