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Just when you thought Fossgate couldn’t get any cooler, along came Cosy Club. Located in the impressive surroundings of York’s first cinema, this magnificent bar and restaurant has just opened its doors. While it looks like a great place for a date or grown-up night out, how would it fare when it comes to lunch

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Looking for fun things to do in or around York this Easter? Whether it’s egg trails, egg hunts, egg rolling, bonnet making or just a good old fashioned day out in York or beyond that you’re after, here’s our top pick. Let us know what you get up to, visit the Little Vikings Kids’ Zone

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Time flies when you’re looking after three kids/running a business/busy visiting various other attractions across the region, and we worked out that the last time we visited Piglets Adventure Farm was back in October half term. So we were delighted to be invited back to enjoy the Easter Eggstravaganza, Piglets’ bumper Easter family day out,

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We’re big fans of Holgate Windmill, and we love the idea of the new monthly activity sessions for 4 to 7 year olds. Mini Millers will run on the third Saturday of every month from May to October, 10am to 11am. They’ll learn about and explore the windmill through crafts, activities and plenty of fun.

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Have a turtley amazing time at The Deep this Easter to celebrate the arrival of two new Loggerhead sea turtles. Learn about the new residents in the Endless Ocean presentations throughout the day, and even make your own turtle in the family craft area. While you’re there, visit the newly refurbished Lagoon complete with a

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Two of Yorkshire’s most exciting theatre makers have joined forces to bring the Famous Five adventures to life in celebration of the 75th anniversary of the much-loved series. They’ll take the production to literary festivals and back gardens and then to RHS Harlow Carr in Harrogate this summer (including a Famous Five themed picnic party

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The JORVIK Viking Centre opened welcomed a few visitors today ahead of its grand re-opening this Saturday (8th April) and we were delighted to be invited along for a sneak peek. As you’d expect after a four million pound re-imagining, the world-famous Viking attraction – one of the jewels in York’s crown (or Viking helmet)

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Think you know the JORVIK Viking Centre? Think again. York’s world class Viking attraction opens its doors to visitors again on April 8th after a multi-million pound reimagining, and it’s going to be better than ever. All traces of the devastating floods of 2015 are gone, replaced by new gallery experiences, the change to get

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To celebrate Goldilocks and the Three Bears, CBeebies’ brand new ballet collaboration with Northern Ballet, the BBC is bringing its Dancing Beebies extravaganza to Eureka! on Tuesday 11th and Wednesday 12th April. This fab free family event will be held in the grounds of Eureka! between 10.30am-4:30pm on both days and is open to everyone,

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Kids can can immerse themselves in a chocolatey adventure with York’s Chocolate Story this Easter on one of their popular walking tours. Taking place in the beautiful surroundings of the Merchant Adventurers’ Hall, children will join Egbert on a quest to find his lost Easter eggs and defeat Sheldon the wicked stoat who is on

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While they might be tempted to spend the Easter holidays hunting for, and scoffing, chocolate eggs, kids from 8 to 18 could spend a few days learning to code with York Maker Hub. It’ll definitely be better for their teeth (and their brains)! York Maker Hub’s popular coding sessions are back and this Easter, children

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The fantastic Ryedale Book Festival is bringing its reading magic to Nunnington Hall on Saturday 1st April and there’s plenty for kids to enjoy. Children can make up their own adventure story by playing a game with the giant storytelling dice and can take part in fun storytelling sessions with Leigh Hodgkinson, whose brilliant picture

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If you’ve got a birthday party to plan, don’t panic. We’ve got loads of ideas for birthday parties in York, from crafty parties at The York Makery to dinosaur parties at The Yorkshire Museum, trampolining parties at Energi, bush baby parties with The Woodland Adventure Co and lots more. Take a look at the birthday

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Well that’s your summer entertainment sorted! The Great Yorkshire Fringe is back for 2017 and there’s a whole host of shows, events and activities to look forward to including some great stuff for kids. This fantastic festival of entertainment, music, cabaret, magic and theatre returns to the heart of York from 21st July to 6th

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Whether it’s ballet, street dance, jazz, contemporary or something else, there’s a whole host of dance classes in York for kids. It can be hard to know where to start, but check out our pick in the Classes area of our website for starters. There’s nothing like a personal recommendation, so you might like to

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