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Thursday 16 February 2017
Fleeting Quiz: Studio Ghibli

Fri Feb 17th
Flying Machines + Kate Peters And John Marley
Tickets £7 // £5 NUS

Sat Feb 18th
Say Owt Slam #14

Sunday 19 Feb 2017
Neon Waltz
Tickets £6 Adv.

Monday 20 Feb
Script Factor
Hosted by the York Branch of Script Yorkshire, Script Factor is open to all writers, regardless of previous experience. Brand new 15 minute scripts. Some with a theme, some without. Performed Script-in-Hand by local actors from York Settlement Community Players. Audience votes for their favourite script and the winner from each heat goes through to The Script Factor All Winners' Final. It's a fun night with a chance to meet and have a drink with old friends and new. Facebook

Tue Feb 21st
Eternal Choro
Carlo Filipe is a Brazilian guitarist and composer, engaged in a PhD in Music at York. Cristina Rodríguez is a pianist from Chile, with a Masters in piano performance recently obtained from York.
Tickets £8. £4 NUS

Wed Feb 22nd
Unplugged For Martin House
A chilled out evening with special accoustic acts, with all proceeds going to Martin House charity. Feat..
Lily Bell Penny, Seb Byford, Serotones, Faux Pas.
Tickets £3 Adv. £5 Otd

Thu Feb 23rd
Do Us Proud

Friday 24 February 2017
York University Jazz Orchestra

Saturday 25 February 2017
Headlock Vintage Clothing Sale
Vintage Clothing Sale is coming to York! For first time ever we are holding one of our events in York city centre, Bringing you amazing deals on 80s and 90s clothing. 10:30-16:30

Sun Feb 26th
Rob Auton : The Sleep Show

Mon Feb 27th
Man And The Echo

The Basement
A venue situated below City Screen Picturehouse cinema, right in the heart of York city centre. The venue hosts an eclectic mix of events including live music, poetry, comedy, drama and DJ nights.
13-17 Coney Street, York, YO1 9QL | map

Kinofolk Pop-Up Cinema
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York LGBT History Month presents: Do Us Proud
Thursday 23 February 2017
The Basement, City Screen, 13-17 Coney Street
20:00-23:00 | The Basement, City Screen, 13-17 Coney Street, YO1 9QL

Celebrate LGBT History Month with an evening of music and spoken word from a fantastic lineup of local performers.
• JJ Langley: York-based queer singer/songwriter performing a medley of covers and heartfelt originals.
• Waifs and Strays: York-based musical trio with guests give a home to songs they like to perform.
• Jaime Bolzern: Self-penned songs and spoken word, as featured at 2015's "Do Us Proud”, York International Women’s Week and York Literature Festival.
• Izzy Isgate: Queer polyvalent acoustic project. A genre-crossing exploration of song-writing through a myriad of stringed instruments – Appalachian dulcimer, Bulgarian tamboura, ukulele, hammered dulcimer, lute, guitar, and vocals – and anything else with strings attached. Live EP "Making Ground As We Go" out now.
• Jess Gardham: York-based multi-award-winning singer/songwriter/musician. Pop, soul, acoustic fusion. EP “Rise Not Fall” out now.

Part of the York LGBT History Month programme - for more, see

Organised by: York LGBT History Month
Tickets: £6 from
More information: Kit Heyam (
Accessibility: baby-changing; wheelchair access
laugh out loud comedy

Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club
Saturday 19 March 2017
13-17 Coney St York, York YO1 9QL
Four top professional comedians, Enjoy brilliant comedy, A great night out!
Dr Sketchy's York

Dr Sketchy's York Presents: Strike a Pose
Thursday 6 April 2017
The Basement Bar - City Screen
In partnership with FASHION CITY YORK, on Thursday 6 April we’ll be exploring a century of style at Dr Sketchy’s York Present: Strike a Pose – Celebrating 100 years of British Vogue with an evening of drawing, drinking and burlesque.

Our cover models will help you discover the world of fashion throughout the past century from the Roaring Twenties to the Swinging Sixties, as the heels got higher and the hems shorter. It’s time to loosen your stays, burn your bras, and get ready for a night of haute couture and radical fashion.

As always, we’ll provide all the art materials you need to create your sketches of our life models, all of whom will be styled in iconic outfits that span the decades of Vogue. Every level of artistic experience welcome – we don’t care if you draw every day or haven’t picked up a pencil in years if you’re willing to give it a try and have a good time.

-City Screen Basement Bar.
-Doors: 7.30pm. We will be starting promptly at 7.45 (Feel free to arrive later, but be aware you will miss some poses)
-£8 on the door, £7 advance tickets (via City Screen Website) or with valid student ID.
-Paper, pencils, and some other materials are provided, but feel free to bring your own.
-Hosted by your friendly neighbourhood Dr Sketchy’s Team!

At Dr Sketchy’s we seek to shake up the traditional life drawing experience– there will be no-one telling you how to draw, what to draw with or at what pace. We celebrate drawing the way you've always wanted to. We're not a serious art class, just a lot of Art Monkeys giving it a go in a relaxed atmosphere.

We love audience input and involvement. Please let us know what you think, and what themes you would like.

Talk to us on Facebook and Twitter @drsketchysyork with the tag #drsketchysyork
Artist Adam Keay

Exhibition of paintings by Artist Adam Keay
21 - 29 April 2017
City Screen
Through the course of producing my work I had been destroying and resurfacing the paintings more and more frequently. I then made the conscious decision to make this process of chance discovery central to my interrogation of painting.
Part of York Open Studios 2017

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