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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 […]

York Dungeon Halloween Events 2019

York Dungeon Halloween Events 2019

York Dungeon Halloween – Ooh, I am loving the Halloween events organised by York Dungeon this year!  Now, I have to admit, I haven’t taken my children to York Dungeon yet, as I think they are a bit young (and they are not the bravest […]

York Ghost Merchants – World’s first ghost shop opens in York

York Ghost Merchants – World’s first ghost shop opens in York

York Ghost Merchants – “We only sell one thing – ghosts!” World’s first ghost shop opens in York Do ghosts exist? Absolutely, according to the proprietors of a new shop that has opened in York’s historic Shambles with perhaps the most unusual and unvaried stock […]

21 Halloween & October Half Term in Yorkshire 2019

21 Halloween & October Half Term in Yorkshire 2019

Halloween events Yorkshire – the summer holidays are behind us, Christmas is still a little way off, so what’s the next big family event on the horizon? Halloween of course! I love Halloween, with its opportunity for the kids to dress up in spooky costumes, […]

What’s on at the York Balloon Fiesta 2019?

What’s on at the York Balloon Fiesta 2019?

Free showstopping performances from a host of acts are set to add music to the three day visual spectacular of balloons taking flight from York Knavesmire this autumn, with the third annual York Balloon Fiesta from 27 – 29 September. According to the show’s organiser, […]

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 […]

21 Best things to do in York – by a local

21 Best things to do in York – by a local

Things to do in York – I love York and have lived here almost all of my life.  It’s a wonderful place to live and a wonderful place to visit.  There are so many things to do for adults and children – far more than […]