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.

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.

Martin House launches Glitter Ball online auction

Martin House launches Glitter Ball online auction

Bid online for top prizes in Martin House Glitter Ball auction

An amazing array of prizes are on offer as Martin House Hospice Care for Children and Young People launches an online auction ahead of its Glitter Ball.

From exclusive seats at big name gigs including Michael Buble, Rita Ora, Little Mix and Shed Seven to a McLaren driving experience, there are nearly 50 lots to bid on.

York Mind Charity Golf Day – Entries now open

York Mind Charity Golf Day – Entries now open

York Mind Charity Golf Day – Entries now open

We’re excited to invite you to enter the very first York Mind Golf Day at Sandburn Hall on Thursday 5th September!

Former York headteacher David Ellis is the new Captain of Sandburn Hall Golf Club, and has chosen York Mind as his nominated charity for his captain’s year.

Castle Howard & Classic Shows enter into a Multi-Year Agreement regarding the Father’s Day Classic Car & Motor Show at Castle Howard

Castle Howard & Classic Shows enter into a Multi-Year Agreement regarding the Father’s Day Classic Car & Motor Show at Castle Howard

Castle Howard & Classic Shows enter into a Multi-Year Agreement regarding the Father’s Day Classic Car & Motor Show at Castle Howard

BOOST TO TACKLE LONELINESS IN NORTH YORKSHIRE

BOOST TO TACKLE LONELINESS IN NORTH YORKSHIRE

Community First Yorkshire has secured £99,555 from the National Lottery Community Fund’s Building Connections Fund, which it will use to help support and inspire more local action to ‘turbo-charge’ the county’s response to tackling loneliness.

People, of all ages and from all walks of life in North Yorkshire experience loneliness. The project aims to ‘connect’ people to the many activities provided by voluntary and community organisations and help people make new friends.

Magical relics join displays at JORVIK Viking Centre’s celebration of Viking women

Magical relics join displays at JORVIK Viking Centre’s celebration of Viking women

The importance of the mystical Viking role of ‘seer’ is being retold at JORVIK Viking Centre with the arrival of a series of artefacts discovered in the Isle of Man and Orkney to coincide with this year’s theme for JORVIK Viking Festival – the untold story of women in the Viking age.