Martin House is highlighting what it takes to provide its services during Hospice Care Week, which takes place from October 7th to 13th. This year its focus is ‘this is what it takes’, a chance to show what is needed to provide – and pay for – hospice care.
York Shakespeare Project is producing the Bard’s tumultuous story of romance and warfare that spans the Roman world, Antony and Cleopatra, which will be performed at York’s John Cooper Studio from 28 October – 2 November.
The story of Ballistic Kids follows Scott and Matt, childhood outsiders from the small, sleepy village of Hilltop, who dream of rock ‘n’ roll stardom. When a new girl arrives at their school, her musical abilities and can-do attitude inspire the young boys to make their dream a reality and they quickly join forces with class-mates Thom and Su to form a band.
York Musical Theatre Company has been busy auditioning for the global phenomenon, Jesus Christ Superstar. On in York from 27 – 30 November, this rock-opera from Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyricist Tim Rice has been wowing audiences around the world for decades and the Company is excited to be bringing this thrilling show to the York stage.
Do ghosts exists? Absolutely, according to the proprietors of a new shop that has opened in York’s historic Shambles with perhaps the most unusual and unvaried stock of any shop in Britain. As the name suggests, York Ghost Merchants sells ghosts, and nothing else.
Yorks Chocolate Story is proud to be working in partnership with Nestlé to bring KitKat Chocolatory to York, the UKs home of KitKat. Launching on Friday 27th September 2019, the KitKat Chocolatory is a luxury experience where you get the chance to create your own eight-finger KitKat.
Music, games, magic and fun are on the menu this Bank Holiday Saturday (24 August) at York’s Coppergate Shopping Centre, when YO1 Radio hosts a summer spectacular on the central lawn of St Mary’s Square.
It might have been a fight between six aspiring chefs but the ‘War of the Roses’ reigned supreme as the winner of the first Great Yorkshire Pudding Challenge (GYPC) was crowned. Cooks across the country have been whisking and baking harder than ever to create a Yorkshire Pudding masterpiece like no other for the inaugural event held on 1st August - Yorkshire Day.
Taking inspiration from Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience which opened in York St Mary’s in early July, four paintings by Van Gogh and Monet will adorn the 36 umbrellas along Coppergate Walk to create a new look for the selfie hot-spot throughout August. Looking up, visitors will see The Starry Night and Starry Night Over the Rhone alongside Monet’s Water Lilies from 1907 and Wild Poppies, creating an umbrella gallery in the sky.
A leading York-based social enterprise will design and run a new concept of community facility on the former Heworth Gasworks site in York, as part of the full regeneration of this long-term derelict brownfield site.
Social Vision will manage and run a community space that will be at the heart of the new development, located towards Eboracum Way and Heworth Green.
Former York City FC defender Daniel Parslow, who was awarded a benefit year by the club at the end of last season, has announced plans for a series of fundraising events over the next 12 months. Parslow, who sits at number ten in the hall of fame of City’s all-time appearance makers, suffered a severe head injury representing the club in February. This has effectively ended his playing career.
York’s Chocolate Story has been nominated for two awards in the prestigious 2019 British Travel Awards (BTAs), first for Best UK Heritage Attraction and also for Best UK Leisure Attraction.The winners will be determined by the consumer, who have until 30th September to cast their vote, with the successful companies announced at the BTA Gala Awards Dinner, being held in London on 27 November 2019.
Top music industry experts – including members of The Cribs and Embrace – will choose a young band to play at Leeds and Reading Festival as Martin House Hospice Care for Children and Young People’s Centre Stage competition reaches its climax.
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.
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.