29 August - 17 September 2015
York's art scene gets another boost this weekend with the opening of a new city centre pop up gallery. The Art Shack pop up gallery, located at 4-6 Gillygate, will open its doors on Saturday 29 August for 3 weeks and promises to be fresh, original and also a unique opportunity to purchase affordable art direct from the artists. The Gallery will feature work of local artists Phil Dodsworth and Ric Liptrot, both of whom have previously exhibited in York, but this will be the first time they have had the opportunity to curate their own exhibition space.
Friday 31 July - Saturday 5 September 2015
The Stunning adaptation of E. Nesbit's classic novel returns to the National Railway Museum in York this Summer. Set in a new, purpose built 1000 seat venue, this breath taking show, featuring the original locomotive from the film version of The Railway Children, is a truly unique theatrical experience. Box Office Tel 01904 623568 or visit yorktheatreroyal.co.uk
Until September 2015
Why do children love trains so much? Our immersive and playful new exhibition explores childhood fascination with trains and railways. Discover what makes them so enthralling through interactives which will trigger memories and reminisces in older visitors, and excite and inspire our younger visitors. This exhibition is not just about children but it is also for them. nrm.org.uk Free Entry!
York’s first John Lewis department store. The region’s largest M&S. A state of the art Next. Restaurants.. including Giraffe, Costa Coffee, Prezzo, Ed’s Easy Diner, Nando’s, Frankie & Benny’s.
Open from breakfast through to dinner, diners can get great value throughout the day at giraffe by taking advantage of one of the many fantastic offers.
Welcome to York’s spookiest, funniest and most intriguing bus tour!
We are a tour like no other, an hilarious, theatrical ride around York’s most famous sights and astonishing history. Featuring onboard actors, a creepy conductor, technical trickery and a host of haunted sites, The Ghost Bus transmogrifies the traditional bus tour into an unholy union of comedy and terror. We take you on a joyride of spine-chilling locations; sites of murder, madness, execution and supernatural phenomena all wrapped up in an award-winning comedy script to bring you the most unique bus tour York has to offer. Tours run daily at 19:30 and 21:00, departing from Exhibition Square. theghostbustours.com
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York's newest hotel. The National Railway Museum is within 5 minutes walk, while the centre of the city is home to York Minster, unique boutiques and olde worlde pubs! Jorvik Viking Centre is only 10 mins on foot.
King Richard III Museum & Gift Shop. - Movie
(above) Visit York Minster
York is one of England's beautiful historic cities, located in the north of England in the county of North Yorkshire. York has over 2000 years of history, preserved for us to see today in it's beautiful architecture. From The Romans, Vikings and Normans to the Georgians and Victorians, they have all left a lasting impression on our city. One of the first places to visit is York Minster, which dominates York's skyline, and is one of the largest and magnificent Gothic Cathedrals in Europe.
York today is a lively and busy city full a contemporary shops, restaurants and award winning tourist attractions. Here you can find information you need if you are visiting or living in York. If you haven't visited York yet then what are you waiting for? York is Britain's favourite city!
York has an official Tourist Information Centre at 1 Museum Street and another at York Rail Station. Where you can plan your visit to York, buy tickets to all major tourist attractions, save money with a York Pass, book accommodation, buy souvenirs and pickup a map of York.