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York’s theatre, music and art scene is one of the most varied in the UK. With a wealth of live venues in York playing host to some of the most talented performers, both professional and unsigned there is plenty to get your ears around, plus a whole host of interesting and unique theatre productions as well as all the big hits.

An overview of music, theatre and art in and around the city of York. From upcoming live events to local releases and reviews, you will find it here.

York’s Little Festival of Music – Girl Power Special!

This special mini spin off of York’s award winning Little Festival of Music is celebrating some of Yorkshire’s best female folk and acoustic musicians and is running alongside York International Women’s Festival.

Mr Dexter’s Curious Adventures


Blue Tree Gallery

Blue Tree Gallery's Winter Exhibition with original work from Yorkshire artists.

The Great Gatsby

Discover the hidden world of jazz, liquor and debauchery at York's latest theatre experience. Relaunched for 2016!

Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein

Open Air Play From The Flanagan Collective. From 3rd - 26th November, meet at York Theatre Royal at 8pm before going on a journey around the city.

Get Involved with York Theatre’s “Suffragette Project”

The sign up page says there will be parts for women and men of all ages, from Heworth housewives and railway workers to teenage arsonists and the Prime Minister.

RENT – York Orchard Musical Theatre Company

After the success of their production of The Phantom of the Opera earlier this year, York Orchard Musical Theatre Company are tackling the rock musical - RENT.

Proms Spectacular @ Castle Howard

Grab a picnic, a bottle of bubbly and a camping chair and head down to Castle Howard, just 15 minutes north of York.

Burton Agnes Jazz & Blues Festival

2016 is shaping up to be Burton Agnes’ biggest and best festival to date with a superb line-up of some of the finest national and international artists gracing their main stage.

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