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York at Christmas

Grand Opera House York Panto 2019 – Snow White

Grand Opera House York Panto 2019 – Snow White

Grand Opera House York Panto – The panto this year is Snow White and the Seven Dwarves!  Info still to come! Last year’s panto was Cinderella, which is my favourite panto!   We went to see it last night and everyone had a great time.  We […]

York at Christmas – Festive things to do in 2019

York at Christmas – Festive things to do in 2019

York at Christmas – York is a truly enchanting place at Christmas. With our lovely cobbled medieval streets providing a backdrop to the festive lights festooning every tree it really is a magical place to visit at Christmas.  Have a look below for lots of […]

21 Magical Christmas Events in Yorkshire 2019

21 Magical Christmas Events in Yorkshire 2019

Christmas events Yorkshire 2019 – Are you looking for events and things to do at Christmas in Yorkshire with the kids?  Have a look at our list of Christmas markets, Winter Wonderlands, attractions and Christmas festivals in York and the rest of Yorkshire.  I’ll add […]

Castle Howard Christmas 2019 – A Christmas Masquerade

Castle Howard Christmas 2019 – A Christmas Masquerade

Castle Howard Christmas 2019 -A Christmas Masquerade at Castle Howard runs from 16 November to 5 January 2020.  Tickets are on sale now. Enjoy a truly magical day out as Castle Howard is transformed for the festive season. Experience the magnificent decorations as you journey through […]

York Christmas Market 2019 – What’s on and When?

York Christmas Market 2019 – What’s on and When?

What’s on and when at York Christmas Market 2019? – York Christmas market runs from the 14th of November to the 22nd of December in 2019.  St Nicholas Fair used to be just the last weekend in November but over recent years it has expanded […]

York Theatre Royal Panto 2019 will be Sleeping Beauty!

York Theatre Royal Panto 2019 will be Sleeping Beauty!

York Theatre Royal Panto 2019 – York Theatre Royal’s pantomime family Martin Barrass, Suzy Cooper, A.J Powell and David Leonard will reunite this Christmas to star in Sleeping Beauty from 7 December to 25 January. Pantomime legend Berwick Kaler, who stepped down in February as […]

Santa’s Sweet Adventure at the York Chocolate Story

Santa’s Sweet Adventure at the York Chocolate Story

Santa’s Sweet Adventure at the York Chocolate Story – At the weekend we visited the York Chocolate Story to see Santa. We had a really lovely time, and the kids really enjoyed it. I shall tell you all about it so you can decide whether […]

Thor’s Tipi York – Nordic Bar Review

Thor’s Tipi York – Nordic Bar Review

Now, I have to confess, before this week I had never been to Thor’s Tipi Bar on Parliament Street in York. It’s only there during York’s Christmas Festival and really is a fabulous place to relax and look through the shopping haul you have just […]

Yorkshire’s Winter Wonderland York 2018

Yorkshire’s Winter Wonderland York 2018

Visiting Yorkshire’s Winter Wonderland is one of our favourite family traditions before Christmas, and this year was no exception.  As soon as November hits, the kids are asking when we are going ice skating. This year, I have made a video of our day out: […]