Things to do in York this half term – February 2020

We have actually made it to the initial half-term of 2020! Has it crept or zipped?

If you do not expensive simply kicking your feet up all week, we have actually produced an overview to essential occasions occurring in the city over half-term.

You can see every upcoming occasion in our points to do overview below.

As Well As if we have actually missed out on a crucial occasion include it below, and also allow us recognize on [email protected]

Enjoyable for youngsters and also family members

Meet Turpin at the Castle Gallery
Family Fun at York Museums Trust

Rested Feb 8 – Sunlight Mar 22

Different locations

UK

Satisfy Prick Turpin at the Castle Gallery, jumped on a Viking trip at the Yorkshire Gallery, and also obtain making and also doing at the art gallery– plus a lot more

Jorvik Viking Festival

Rested Feb 15 – Sunlight Feb 23

Different locations throughout York

York,

UK

The yearly Jorvik Viking Celebration is a city-wide event of York ’ s abundant Norse heritage

February Fun

Rested Feb 15 – Sunlight Feb 23

Eden Camp Modern Background Style Gallery

Malton,

YO17 6RT

UK

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Join us at Eden Camp for bags of February Enjoyable this fifty percent term.

Rested Feb 15 @ 7.00 am – Fri Feb 21 @ 5.00 pm

York Minster

Deangate

York,

YO1 7HH

UK

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An all new Family members Route APPLICATION will certainly go live this February fifty percent term around the premises of York Minster aiding individuals of any ages uncover even more regarding what’s concealed around York Minster

Rested Feb 15 @ 9.00 am – Sunlight Feb 23 @ 5.00 pm

Nationwide Train Gallery

Leeman Roadway

York,

YO26 4XJ

UK

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Take an enter the creative globe of coding in our future-focused fifty percent term, with robotics, dance, playthings and also tales.

Magic & Mystery: Seafaring Sagas and Spells

Rested Feb 15 @ 10.00 am – Sunlight Feb 23 @ 5.00 pm

Barley Hall

2 Coffee Backyard, Stonegate

York,

YO1 8AR

UK

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Check out Norse ideas regarding going across dangerous seas and also finding brand-new coasts

Fringe Event – York Army Museum

Rested Feb 15 @ 10.00 am – Rested Feb 22 @ 5.00 pm

York Military Gallery

3 Tower Road

York,

YO1 9SB

UK

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Program a JORVIK admission ticket at our function workdesk throughout the Viking Celebration free of charge admission to York Military Gallery.

Brilliant Birds

Rested Feb 15 @ 10.30 am – Sunlight Feb 23 @ 4.00 pm

Nunnington Hall

Nunnington

York,

YO62 5UY

UK

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Join us this fifty percent term for bird influenced routes and also tasks.

Fringe Event – The Dragon’s Trail

Rested Feb 15 @ 10.45 am – Sunlight Feb 23 @ 3.00 pm

York Estate Residence

Saint Helen’s Square

York,

YO1 9QL

GB

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Siggy, the Lord Mayor ’ s dragon has actually gone missing out on – and also requires your aid to discover him prior to it ’ s far too late! Where is he concealing? Can you resolve the problems and also track him down?

Rested Feb 15 @ 11.00 am – Sunlight Feb 23 @ 3.30 pm

Beningbrough Hall, Gardens and also Gallery

Beningbrough

York,

North

YO30 1DD

UK

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Experience the magic of trees this fifty percent term. It ’ s the last possibility to adhere to the tree and also bird route, sign up with a nude tree stroll and also obtain imaginative in an artrageous workshop.

Mon Feb 17 @ 10.00 am – 12.00 pm

St Nicks

St. Nicks Atmosphere Centre Rawdon Opportunity

York,

YO10 3ST

GB

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Intend To be a Nature Traveler? Meet at St Nicks Atmosphere Centre to go wild in the 24- acre nature book

Birds of Prey at Barley Hall

Tue Feb 18 @ 10.00 am – 5.00 pm

Barley Hall

2 Coffee Backyard, Stonegate

York,

YO1 8AR

UK

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Satisfy unbelievable predators in a sensational middle ages condominium

Half Term Toddler & Preschooler Fun

Thu Feb 20 @ 10.30 am – 11.30 am

Waterstones

15 Coney Road

York,

YO1 9QL

UK

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Sign Up With Avocado Occasions for an early morning of enjoyable at Waterstones York

Nature Adventurers (for 8-12 year olds)

Fri Feb 21 @ 1.30 pm – 4.00 pm

St Nicks

St. Nicks Atmosphere Centre Rawdon Opportunity

York,

YO10 3ST

GB

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Intend To be a Nature Traveler? Meet at St Nicks Atmosphere Centre to go wild in the 24- acre nature book

Rested Feb 22 @ 11.00 am – 4.00 pm
Holgate Windmill

Windmill Increase

York,

YO26 4TX

UK

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Come and also check out to see inside this interesting item of our country’s heritage.

Sunlight Feb 23 @ 11.00 am – 4.00 pm
Holgate Windmill

Windmill Increase

York,

YO26 4TX

UK

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We will certainly be making pancakes in between 11 and also 12 or up until the batter goes out.

Tiptoe with Beningbrough’s yards looking and also paying attention for indications of life on the tree investigative route. Photo: National Trust Fund/ Trevor Hart

Art, publications and also programs

Mon Feb 17 @ 10.00 am – 12.30 pm

Haxby Memorial Hall

16 The Town, Haxby

York,

Haxby

YO32 3HT

UK

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Come and also join us this fifty percent term for our enchanting vacation family members enjoyable session influenced by Frozen!

Half Term Story Time: Nick East

Mon Feb 17 @ 12.30 pm

Waterstones

15 Coney Road

York,

YO1 9QL

UK

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Get your spy equipment, and also slink along to Waterstones York as we begin our fifty percent term snappy. Scout design.

The Boy Who Bit Picasso

Joined Feb 19 @ 11.00 am – Rested Feb 22 @ 2.00 pm

York Theater Royal

York Theater Royal, St Leonard ’ s Area

York,

YO1 7HD

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When Picasso involves remain anything can occur!

Joined Feb 19 @ 11.30 am – 1.00 pm

Brand-new Earswick People Hall

Haxby Roadway

York,

YO32 4AQ

UK

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There will certainly be a variety of craft tasks (some making use of just recycled products), treats and also beverages readily available as well.

Jasper: Viking Dog Book Launch

Joined Feb 19 @ 2.00 pm

York Explore Collection and also Archive

Gallery St.

York,

YO1 7

UK

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Obtain your publications authorized and also participate in a Viking test

Joined Feb 19 @ 6.30 pm – 7.30 pm

York Explore Collection and also Archive

Gallery St.

York,

YO1 7

UK

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Sign up with way of life reporter Kate Spicer and also her canine, Wolfy, as she reviews her life-affirming narrative regarding the misconception of contemporary femininity and also the happiness in the partnership in between human and also canine.

Thu Feb 20 @ 1.30 pm – 2.15 pm

York Explore Collection and also Archive

Gallery St.

York,

YO1 7

UK

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Sign Up With Hoglets on an interactive narration pirate journey.

Fringe Event – The Vinland Invasion!

Rested Feb 22

Taking A Trip Male

74 Goodramgate

York,

YO1 7LF

UK

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Canadian writers Ian Sharpe and also Jordan Stratford introduce their newest Norse books: Loki ’ s Wager and also Winter season by Winter season. Come and also obtain your authorized duplicate!

Rested Feb 22 @ 10.00 am – 12.00 pm

Beningbrough Hall, Gardens and also Gallery

Beningbrough

York,

North

YO30 1DD

UK

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Hang out with each other this college vacations with an one-of-a-kind early morning of art and also creative thinking. Sign Up With Gerard Hobson for his grown-up and also kid, enjoyable with each other workshop, where you’ll both take motivation from nature and also layout and also produce an art work to take house.

Valiant Vikings

Magical Menagerie at Barley Hall

Rested Feb 15 @ 10.00 am – 5.00 pm

Barley Hall

2 Coffee Backyard, Stonegate

York,

YO1 8AR

UK

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The Vikings informed tales regarding several sensational monsters – you can fulfill a few of their even more regular relatives at Barley Hall!

Viking Encampment

Rested Feb 15 @ 10.00 am – Sunlight Feb 23 @ 4.00 pm

Parliament Road

Parliament St

York,

YO1 8SE

GB

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Satisfy the Vikings that have actually collected in Jorvik!

Have a Go Sword

Rested Feb 15 @ 10.00 am – Sunlight Feb 23 @ 4.00 pm

St Sampson’s Square

St Sampson’s Square

York,

YO1 8RN

UK

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Plan for fight with our sword-fighting task.

Viking Crafting for Kids

Rested Feb 15 @ 10.00 am – Sunlight Feb 23 @ 3.00 pm

Attempt your hand at Viking crafting!

St Sampson’s Square

Rested Feb 15 @ 10.00 am – Sunlight Feb 23 @ 4.00 pm

St Sampson’s Square

St Sampson’s Square

York,

YO1 8RN

UK

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Come to St Sampson ’ s Square for family members pleasant Viking enjoyable

Little Diggers – Gudrid’s Viking Voyages

Rested Feb 15 @ 10.00 am – 11.00 am

DIG

St Saviour ’ s Church, St Saviourgate

York,

YO1 8NN

UK

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Take pleasure in crafting and also tale informing with Viking traveler Gudrid Thorbjarnadottir

YourDIG: Help for Heroes

Rested Feb 15 @ 10.00 am – Sunlight Feb 23 @ 4.00 pm

DIG

St Saviour ’ s Church, St Saviourgate

York,

YO1 8NN

UK

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Discover imaginative reactions, in addition to a few of the Viking artefacts which influenced Assistance for Heroes recipients

City Tour: The Development of Jorvik

Rested Feb 15 @ 10.30 am – Sunlight Feb 23 @ 5.00 pm

Henry VII Experience

Micklegate Bar

York,

YO1 6JX

UK

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Your possibility to uncover even more regarding the background of York

Family City Tour: Viking Riddle Challenge!

Rested Feb 15 @ 1.00 pm – Sunlight Feb 23 @ 2.00 pm

Jorvik Viking Centre

Coppergate

York,

YO1 9WT

UK

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Youngsters will certainly enjoy checking out York using authentic Viking and also Saxon puzzles, led by a Viking overview!

Little Diggers: Ibn Fadlan’s Middle Eastern Treasure

Sunlight Feb 16 @ 10.00 am – 11.00 am

DIG

St Saviour ’ s Church, St Saviourgate

York,

YO1 8NN

UK

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Take pleasure in crafting and also tale outlining Arabic author Ahmad Ibn Fadlan

Little Diggers – Ingvar’s Golden Quest

Mon Feb 17 @ 10.00 am – 11.00 am

DIG

St Saviour ’ s Church, St Saviourgate

York,

YO1 8NN

UK

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Take pleasure in Viking crafting and also tale informing with Ingvar the Far Travelled

Be a Viking!

Mon Feb 17 @ 10.30 am – Fri Feb 21 @ 2.30 pm

Yorkshire Gallery of Farming– Murton Park

Yorkshire Gallery of Farming, Murton Park

York,

YO19 5UF

GB

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You will certainly reach impersonate a Viking, discover just how to make use of a spear and also guard, play and also make a Viking video game to take house with you, and also see what it was truly like to reside in a Viking Longhouse.

Little Diggers – Bjorn’s Sea Stories

Tue Feb 18 @ 10.00 am – 11.00 am

DIG

St Saviour ’ s Church, St Saviourgate

York,

YO1 8NN

UK

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Take pleasure in crafting and also tale outlining Viking warrior Bjorn Ironside

Poo Day

Tue Feb 18 @ 11.00 am – 4.00 pm

DIG

St Saviour ’ s Church, St Saviourgate

York,

YO1 8NN

UK

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Figure out why excavators enjoy poo and also make your very own poo fossil

Mead Tasting

Joined Feb 19 @ 7.00 pm – 10.00 pm

Barley Hall

2 Coffee Backyard, Stonegate

York,

YO1 8AR

UK

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Discover the social and also historic value of mead, a honey-based beverage precious in the Viking period, Center Ages and also currently the 21 st century

Annual Strongest Viking Competition

Rested Feb 22 @ 11.00 am

St Sampson’s Square

St Sampson’s Square

York,

YO1 8RN

UK

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The risks are high for the Yearly Strongest Viking Competitors – that will win a put on our Vikings Captain ’ s trip throughout the high seas?

March to Coppergate

Rested Feb 22 @ 1.30 pm

York Minster

Deangate

York,

YO1 7HH

UK

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See the magnificent Viking militaries

Annual Best Beard Competition

Rested Feb 22 @ 3.00 pm

St Sampson’s Square

St Sampson’s Square

York,

YO1 8RN

UK

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We ’ re seeking one of the most remarkable beard in York!

Battle Spectacular in the Land of Darkness

Rested Feb 22 @ 6.45 pm

Our spectacular Celebration ending