York Blogs

17 Aug

York Christmas Festival 2018

St Nicholas Fair 15 November – 23 December 2018 St Nicholas Fair is at the very heart of Christmas activities within the historic City of York. It’s popularity is growing year by year and it is becoming one of the highlights of the year. Minster’s Reach self catering holiday apartments are just a short walk away from the festivities, providing a warm, cosy and comfortable home from home for your winter break. From mid November to just before Christmas Eve the city’s medieval charm blends with the scents of Christmas trees, mulled wine and tasty seasonal local produce. Christmas fairs, ice skating,  fun for all the family and traditional Christmas events transform York...
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17 Aug

York Balloon Fiesta 2018

York Balloon Fiesta Returns for 2018 from 28th – 30th September After the success of last year’s festival we are expecting around 40 hot air balloons to take off from the historic Knavesmire (York racecourse). The 3 day festival includes a victorian fun fair, live music, beer tents and lots of local food and produce. It’s great fun for the whole family and Minster’s Reach self catering apartments are a perfect base to explore the city centre and all that York has to offer.
12 Apr

Shakespeare comes to York this summer!

25 June – 2 September 2018 Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre is a dramatic playhouse setting beside the iconic 13th century Clifford’s Tower in the heart of the historic city of York. Four of William Shakespeare’s greatest plays will be performed in repertory over the 10 week season: Macbeth, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Romeo and Juliet, and Richard III. Set in a vibrant Shakespearean Village beside Clifford’s Tower in York, Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre promises a thrilling and unique theatrical experience in 2018! The pop-up theatre will combine state-of-the-art scaffolding technology with the historic 13-sided design of a traditional Elizabethan theatre, with three covered...
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12 Apr

The first ever York proms in the park!

York Proms 2018 Saturday 30 June 2018 Where: Yorkshire Museum Gardens A fantastic and concert in the heart of medieval York. Bring a blanket and a picnic! With the wealth of history, architecture and culture, York is an amazing location for this new event. York has a number of festivals each year, which incorporate music, arts, food, comedy and more. However, York didn’t have its very own summer proms event, which is a central feature of the entertainment calendar for many other towns and cities. After months of groundwork, The York Proms team are excited to announce the date and...
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22 Jan

York model railway show

Minster’s Reach self catering apartments in York are an ideal base for visiting York Model Railway Show York Model Railway Show 2018 31 March – 2 April 2018 The Knavesmire Stand, York Racecourse YO23 1EX Annual Model Railway Show featuring approximately 120 stands with 40 working layouts. Open 10.00am to 5.00pm (Monday close 4.30pm) Specialist traders, demonstrations by well known modellers, society stands. Full refreshment service and bar. Admission prices: Adult £9, Child (5 to 15 years) £4, Family (2A + 3C) £22 Advance tickets at reduced prices, see website for full details; yorkshow.org.uk Book Minster’s reach self catering apartments...
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