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Mar 27
New! Little Vikings I Spy Trail – a free walking trail of York for families

As recommended by The Sunday Times! I spy with my little eye a clock, a cat and a…

Dec 20
Little Vikings Awards 2020: The Finalists!

We are absolutely delighted to announce the shortlists for this year’s Little Vikings…

Jan 16
Win a term of lessons with Baby Swimmers York!

Swimming isn’t just a skill for life, it’s also a really lovely thing to…

Jan 13
The best of February half-term 2022 in York: Our guide

Resist the urge to hibernate, wrap up warm and enjoy the best activities and events on…

Jan 13
Stargazing and smugglers – North York Moors Dark Skies Festival 2022

Look to the skies this February half term with the Dark Skies Festival 2022 in the…

Jan 11
York Ice Trail 2022 – All you need to know

York Ice Trail is one of the city’s coolest events, much loved by visitors and…

Jan 07
York Residents Festival 2022 – Explore your city for less!

York Residents Festival is the annual opportunity for York residents to explore their…

Jan 06
Hip hip hooray for Superworm at Dalby Forest!

Superworm – the wonderful, flexible and incredibly helpful Julia Donaldson…

Jan 04
Five reasons to visit…Castle Howard

Once upon a time, the words ‘stately home’ wouldn’t necessarily have conjured up…

Jan 01
Five reasons to visit RSPB Fairburn Ings with kids – A review

We’re always on the lookout for new places for a family walk near York and, after some…

Jan 01
Review – A family stay at Middletons Hotel York

While it couldn’t be easier for families visiting York to find out the best things to…

Dec 30
Spring 2022! The best family shows at York Theatre Royal

As well as the daffodils bursting onto the city walls – a joyful sight to mark…

Dec 25
26 quirky & unusual things you didn’t know you could do in York with kids – Our guide to the best

Whether you’re in York for a day, a weekend, a week or a lifetime, it’s no…

Dec 20
The best family walks in and near York: The ultimate guide

If you’re looking for a lovely walk in York or the surrounding Yorkshire…

Dec 20
Brilliant birthday parties in York – From elves and Vikings to chocolate, cooking and gymnastics

Birthday parties are back! Not Zoom parties or little gatherings at home, but big…

Dec 14
Up, up and away! Yorkshire Balloon Fiesta is back for 2022

As sad as we’ll be to say farewell to (parts of) 2021, we’re pleased to…

Dec 13
Christmas in York 2021 – The best shows, festive days out and where to see Father Christmas around York this year

Jingle bells! Christmas will be here before we know it, and it’s looking good…

Dec 10
Little Vikings Awards 2022: The finalists. Vote now!

The Little Vikings Awards 2022 shortlists announced! Voting is now open Drumroll…

Dec 08
Review – Cinderella at York Theatre Royal

There’s a lot of pressure on a panto. From cooking the perfect Christmas Day…

Dec 02
Review – Festive afternoon tea at The Grand, York

Tempting as it is to hide under the duvet to avoid unsettling news updates, we’d…

Dec 01
York Theatre Royal’s 2022 panto revealed – and it’s a good one!

Here’s some news for the planners among you: York Theatre Royal’s 2022…

Nov 22
Twas the Night Before Christmas at York Mansion House reviewed

Twasn’t the night before Christmas, if we’re honest. It was a busy Saturday at the end…

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