Creatives announced for Sleeping Beauty pantomime

Creatives announced for Sleeping Beauty pantomime

York-based theatre-maker Matt Aston will co-direct this year’s pantomime Sleeping Beauty with Berwick Kaler.

Matt, whose production of Grandad’s Island has played two seasons at York Theatre Royal, has previously directed pantomimes at Theatre Clwyd, Theatre Royal Wakefield and City Varieties, Leeds. He has also worked with Nottingham pantomime legend Kenneth Alan Taylor.

A Sizzling Summer at York’s Chocolate Story

A Sizzling Summer at York’s Chocolate Story

Experience chocolate like never before with the exclusivity of an adult’s chocolate Masterclass, Join York’s Chocolate Story for an exclusive experience where you will get a deliciously tasty insight with a summer sizzling Masterclass. Let the cocoa creations flow as you learn the secret skills of chocolate making with Chocolatiers. Starting at 6pm you will receive a glass of prosecco upon arrival with an intimate setting to make and create your own chocolate to take home.

York 10K places for the runners out there!

York 10K places for the runners out there!

Join Team Martin House at the York 10K in August

There’s still time to sign up to run the York 10K in aid of Martin House.

The hospice’s charity places may all be sold, but there is still time to join the Martin House team and raise money for the local charity supporting children with life-shortening conditions and their families.

Details released for York Balloon Fiesta 2019

Details released for York Balloon Fiesta 2019

Over 50 hot air balloons in mass launches, tethered day and night displays, the world’s largest continuous inflatable assault course, fireworks and lasers and a fairground including rides never before seen in York and some that have only arrived in the UK this year – that is the plan for York Balloon Fiesta 2019, which is returning to the Knavesmire from 27 to 29 September 2019 with a new team firing up the burner.

First attraction concept pictures to go on display at Roman Quarter consultation

First attraction concept pictures to go on display at Roman Quarter consultation

First attraction concept pictures to go on display at Roman Quarter consultation session

Society Bar, 1pm – 7pm Thursday 4 July 2019

Visitors to the public consultation event for the new Roman Quarter proposals will be amongst the first to see the initial concepts of what the new multi-million pound Roman visitor attraction might look like. 

York BID’s Rangers receive accolade at top national awards

York BID’s Rangers receive accolade at top national awards

A scheme set up by York Business Improvement District to deter antisocial behaviour and reduce crime on the city’s streets has been recognised in a series of national awards. York BID’s Street Rangers secured the accolade of Best Safety, Security and Resilience Scheme at the annual Town and City Management Industry Awards, held last week in London.

Woodmeadow Trust Summer Fundraiser

Woodmeadow Trust Summer Fundraiser

Woodmeadow Trust to hold vital summer fundraiser to boost nature education

This summer the Woodmeadow Trust is launching a campaign to raise the funds it needs to be able to continue delivering its vital outdoor education work, events, and activities at its acclaimed Three Hagges Woodmeadow, just off the A19 between Selby and York.

Aiming to raise £2,000, the fundraiser will run for nine weeks until Saturday 31 August.