summer in the city

What to do in York

How are you spending summer in the city? We’d like to share some belters that are happening right here in York this summer…

Cool down with culture York Theatre Royal’s Pop up on the Patio – shows are every week this August from comedy, singing, story craft, modern mythical stories, puppet in a pub!, performance poetry, family magic and an award winning singer songwriter – all set on the intimate patio of the theatre, for an atmospheric summer production you will not forget.

Heard of the Good Organisations city tours with a difference? that help people affected by homelessness. With tours running every day of the week, you will always find something different to discover – Family Fun Tour (Sat/Sun), Story of Guy Fawkes (Sun/Mon/Tues), York’s Railway Heritage (Weds/Thurs), Health & Wealth of the City (Thurs/Fri)

Fancying something a little scary? Join Mad Alice for The Bloody Tour of York, her Yorkshire wit and spooky knowledge of the ghostly goings on in the city will send shivers down your spine! but don’t worry she tailors the tours to all ages so no kids will be scared in the process (unless they want to be!)

How about walking around the home of the Lord Mayor of York? The York Mansion House is back open again and you can join their behind the scenes tour every Sat/Sun.

Head to the York Walls! You cannot come to York without visiting England’s longest city walls! With a new one-way system in place, it is safe to visit and explore this unique view of the city.

Everyone loves Chocolate right?! If you’re a fan then why not visit York’s very own chocolate manufactory – York Cocoa Works. Here you can make chocolate lollies or indulge in chocolate tasting experiences – what’s not to love?

Of course you can discover all of this and more on the Connected York app now – go on get planning your summer in the city.

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