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Silverdale Hoard coming to York for major new display at JORVIK VIKING CENTRE

Exhibition opens 8 February 2022 An incredible collection of silver jewellery and coins, found in a lead container buried in Lancashire, is set to form the centrepiece of a new year-long display at York’s JORVIK Viking Centre.  The Silverdale Hoard, dating...

North Yorkshire village halls are taking steps to innovate for the future

With more and more changes to technology and the way we live, village halls are working hard to make sure they’re not left behind. Community First Yorkshire, the Rural Community Council for North, South and West Yorkshire, will be raising awareness of the...

Highlights from Visit York Tourism Conference 2022: ‘Tourism in a post-pandemic world’

The virtual Visit York Tourism Conference event opened this morning to 264 delegates, with this year’s theme exploring ‘tourism in a post-pandemic world’. Make It York’s Managing Director, Sarah Loftus, opened proceedings by...

Press Release: York Green Party: Friday 14th February 2021

Last Wednesday, the council's Executive Member for Environment and Climate Change approved a decision to continue the use of the controversial chemical glyphosate as the principal method of weed control in York. An all-party group of councillors, concerned about the...

Celebrate York’s rich history with augmented reality walking tour

York’s rich history, from Roman times to the present day, is being celebrated in a free app which will take you on a tour of the city, encountering some of York’s most famous characters hidden around the historic streets. Aimed at families, you’ll meet Anne Lister,...

Nunkie Theatre Company presents

“A Warning to the Curious…” Two Ghost Stories by M R James, Performed by R M Lloyd Parry “Storytelling at its finest…” The Stage Over a century after their first publication, the ghost stories of M R James retain their power to terrify and amuse. This gripping one-man...

JORVIK Viking Festival postponed until May – but online Thing continues

Moved not cancelled – that’s the message from organisers of JORVIK Viking Festival who have announced that this February’s event will be moved to May, as concerns over large gatherings and availability of staff prompt the change. JORVIK Viking Festival normally takes...

Over 70 attractions, events and offers announced for York Residents’ Festival 2022

Press Release York Residents’ Festival is returning this January with over 70 attractions, events and offers. Taking place predominantly over the weekend of 29th - 30th January, some offers are extended for up to a...

OPEN CALL TO CREATIVES TO JOIN YORK'S NEW CULTURE FORUM In 2020, the ambitious Culture Strategy mapping out the next five years of York’s Creative Future was launched. A joint initiative between Make It York, City of York Council and the Cultural...

Britain’s Greatest Cabaret Trio to visit York on UK Tour

Following a smash-hit autumn run of shows, Dillie Keane, Adèle Anderson and Liza Pulman continue their extensive UK tour to York Barbican on 12 February 2022. For nearly four decades, Fascinating Aïda have captured the political and social...

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