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What’s On This Week (16th September)

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Here’s a selection of what’s on in and around York for families this week. This week’s highlight is the start of the York Festival of Food and Drink. There’s going to be lots going on around the city. St Sampson’s Square is the place to go for demonstrations, and there will also be markets galore. Don’t forget to check the rest of Little Vikings for inspiration, from places to swim and see films to farm shops, soft play and stately homes with adventure playgrounds.


Tuesday 17th September

Singamajigs –York Theatre Royal – 10.15am and 11am – £3.50 single session, £15 for block of 5.

Fun-filled pre-school music sessions. Booking essential. Visit www.yorktheatreroyal.co.uk for more information, and see our feature here.


Wednesday 18th September

Big Scream (parents/carers and babies under one) – City Screen Picturehouse – 11am – normal admission prices apply

This week’s film is Ain’t Them Bodies Saints.


What's On This Week (16th September) Little VikingsThursday 19th September

Museum Monkeys (sessions for 2 to 5 year olds) – York Castle Museum – 11am to 12 noon –  Free

Try some historic foods, make some sugar mice and make a sweet wrapper collage. Call 01904 650333 to book. More information here.


Friday 20th September

Toddler Time – City Screen Picturehouse – 11.30am – £3 for children, accompanying adults free if you join the Toddler Time club (free).

This week’s film is Timmy Time 6.


Saturday 21st September

Just 30 Fair – Rowntree Park – 12 noon to 5pm – Free

Over 30 of York’s sport clubs, organisations and leisure centres will converge at Rowntree Park to inspire you to take up something new to get your 30 minutes of exercise a day. With lots of things to watch and try, it should be a fun day out. For more, see our feature.


Saturday 21st September

Kids Club – City Screen Picturehouse – 10.45am (activities), 11.15am (film) – £3 non-members/£1 members. Membership is £4.

This week’s film is Despicable Me 2.


What's On This Week (16th September) Little VikingsSaturday 21st September

Museum Monkeys (sessions for 2 to 5 year olds) – Yorkshire Museum – 11am to 12 noon – Free

Come on a journey to space, play with inflatable planets and make an alien puppet. Call 01904 650333 to book. More information here.


What's On This Week (16th September) Little VikingsSaturday 21st September

Little Diggers – DIG – £3 per child, one accompanying adult is free – 9.30am for an hour

The Little Diggers group is a Saturday morning session for 2-5 year olds at DIG. An enthusiastic guide takes the little diggers on an archaeological adventure with a different theme each week. It’s great fun and fantastic value (£3 per child at the time of writing). This week’s theme is Under the Ground. Booking is essential: call 01904 615 505.


Saturday 21st September

Give Us Our Daily Bread – York Castle Museum – part of the Festival of Food and Drink – Sessions from 10am to 4pm – Normal admission charges apply (free for York Card holders)

Discover the history and science behind breadmaking from the pre-historic age to now. Watch bread-making demonstrations in the Kitchen Studio are and discover interesting facts about the many types of bread today. Look inside a mill and discover the history and science behind milling.


Saturday 21st September

Make Your Own Chocolate Bar Workshop – Part of the Festival of Food and Drink – Demonstration Area, St Sampson’s Square – 10am to 3.30pm – Free

Drop in anytime to make your own chocolate bar at the York Cocoa House Little Chocolate Factory. Ideal for Willy Wonka wannabes!


Saturday 21st September

Hansa Dabhi Cookery Demonstration – Part of the Festival of Food and Drink – Demonstration Area, St Sampson’s Square – 12noon to 12.45pm – Free

Watch award-winning chef Hansa Dabhi create delicious Indian dishes from her Leeds restaurant. Perfect to inspire little chefs in waiting.


What's On This Week (16th September) Little VikingsSaturday 21st September

Blind Swine Cookery & Cocktail Demonstration – Part of the Festival of Food and Drink – Demonstration Area, St Sampson’s Square – 2pm – 3.45pm – Free

Michael O’Hare, head chef at The Blind Swine, will be experimenting with some sciencey dishes which should entertain the little vikings while you watch the bartenders demonstrate some fab cocktails.


Saturday 21st September

Artisan Chocolate Making Demonstration – Part of the Festival of Food and Drink – Demonstration Area, St Sampson’s Square – 4pm – 4.45pm – Free

A demonstration of artisan chocolate making from York’s Chocolate Story head chocolatier Andrew Thwaite. Yum!


Saturday 21st September

Swaledale Cheese Workshop – Part of the Festival of Food and Drink – Demonstration Area, St Sampson’s Square – 4.30pm – 5.15pm – Free

Wallace and Gromit would love this workshop from award-winning company Swaledale Cheese. Lots to taste, too.


Sunday 22nd September

Give Us Our Daily Bread – Part of the Festival of Food and Drink – York Castle Museum – Sessions from 10am to 4pm – Normal admission charges apply (free for York Card holders)

Discover the history and science behind breadmaking from the pre-historic age to now. Watch bread-making demonstrations in the Kitchen Studio are and discover interesting facts about the many types of bread today. Look inside a mill and discover the history and science behind milling.


What's On This Week (16th September) Little VikingsSunday 22nd September

Andrew Pern Cookery Demonstration – Part of the Festival of Food and Drink – Demonstration Area, St Sampson’s Square – 12noon to 12.45pm, 3pm to 3.45pm  – Free

Top chef Andrew Pern demonstrates some of the new dishes we can look forward to at his new York restaurant, Star Inn The City, just as long as we can find a babysitter!


What's On This Week (16th September) Little VikingsSunday 22nd September

Have Your Cake and Eat it Workshop – Part of the Festival of Food and Drink – Demonstration Area, St Sampson’s Square – 3.30pm to 4.15pm – Free

People under 16 can learn to make gluten-free and vegan cakes in this yummy workshop.


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