What’s On in York in October?  Whether you are visiting the city or, like me, you live here it’s always good to have a list of what’s on so you can plan your month ahead! 

As always, things are subject to change, so do check with the individual venue to make sure of the most up to date details. 

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York Races Fixture Details | October Finale 2022

7th and 8th of October.

 
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Your last chance to visit York Races in 2022.

The Friday offers a chance to catch up with friends whilst enjoying easy access to some of the best views and facilities on the turf. 

In recent years, Saturday has enjoyed some pleasant weather, so there continues to be a buzz about the terraces as well as inside the grandstands.

 

What’s On at The Grand Opera House in October?

Clifford St, York YO1 9SW

 

Rock of Ages at Grand Opera House York

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TUE 27 SEP – SAT 1 OCT 2022

Rock of Ages

 
 

An Evening with Aggers & Cook at Grand Opera House York

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Thank You For The Music at Grand Opera House York

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WED 5 OCT 2022

Thank You For The Music

 
 

The Chicago Blues Brothers - A Night At The Movies at Grand Opera House York

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A Gala Celebration of Gilbert and Sullivan at Grand Opera House York

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Six at Grand Opera House York

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TUE 11 OCT – SUN 16 OCT 2022

Six

 
 
 

The Steptoe & Son Radio Show at Grand Opera House York

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TUE 18 OCT 2022

The Steptoe & Son Radio Show

 
 

90s Live at Grand Opera House York

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THU 20 OCT 2022

90s Live

 
 

Ministry of Science LIVE - Science Saved The World at Grand Opera House York

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Pop Princesses at Grand Opera House York

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MON 24 OCT 2022

Pop Princesses

 
 

Retour De Ned at Grand Opera House York

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TUE 25 OCT 2022

Retour De Ned

 
 

Mercury - The Ultimate Queen Tribute at Grand Opera House York

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Carole - The Music of Carole King at Grand Opera House York

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Steve Steinman's Anything for Love - The Meat Loaf Story at Grand Opera House York

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Ladysmith Black Mambazo at Grand Opera House York

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SAT 29 OCT 2022

Ladysmith Black Mambazo

 
 

X-treme Magic at Grand Opera House York

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SUN 30 OCT 2022

X-treme Magic

 
 

David O'Doherty: whoa is me at Grand Opera House York

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What’s On at The York Theatre Royal in October?

St Leonard’s Pl, York YO1 7HD

 
Click through to the York Theatre Royal website for more details.
 
 
THE MIRROR CRACK’D

Tue 04 Oct – Sat 08 Oct

 
A ROOM OF ONE’S OWN

Thu 06 Oct – Fri 07 Oct

BALLET BLACK

Tue 11 Oct

 
RSC FIRST ENCOUNTERS: TWELFTH NIGHT

Wed 12 Oct – Wed 12 Oct

 
DOCTOR RICHARD SHEPHERD: UNNATURAL CAUSES

Thu 13 Oct

 
MAKING MOVES

Sat 15 Oct

 
OTHELLO

Tue 18 Oct – Sat 22 Oct

 
GUY FAWKES

Fri 28 Oct – Sat 12 Nov

 

 

What’s On at The York Barbican in October?

Paragon St, York YO10 4AH

Here are some of the highlights at The York Barbican, but please check their listings for lots more events.

 Sat 1 Oct 2022

LAUGH OUT LOUD COMEDY CLUB

Bringing the best live stand-up to York, featuring comedians from shows such as Mock The Week, 8 Out of 10 Cats, and many more.

 

 Fri 7 Oct 2022

RESCHEDULED DATE – LEO SAYER

British music legend Leo Sayer will be touring the UK in 2022 celebrating his 50th anniversary in music. With this performance, Leo and his band bring boundless energy, exuberance, and a hit-packed show.

 Sun 9 Oct 2022

URIAH HEEP

British rock icons Uriah Heep are thrilled to announce an extensive UK tour to celebrate their 50th Anniversary.

 Thu 13 Oct 2022

WILL YOUNG: 20 YEARS TOUR

Will Young has spent the last two decades at the forefront of pop after bursting onto the scene in 2002 as the original winner of Pop Idol.

 Fri 14 Oct 2022

BOYZLIFE

Two of the world’s biggest bands, Boyzone and Westlife, come together featuring Brian McFadden and Keith Duffy.

 Wed 19 Oct 2022

THE PROCLAIMERS

2022 will see The Proclaimers heading into the recording studio to record their 12th studio album, followed by a 35-date UK tour.

 Thu 20 Oct 2022

RESCHEDULED DATE – JASON MANFORD: LIKE ME

‘Like Me’ is Jason’s latest comic offering is sure to be ‘expert observational comedy’, mixed with ‘comic gold’.

 Fri 21 Oct 2022

MARC ALMOND IN CONCERT

Marc Almond is heading back to the stage with his first British live tour in over three years.

 Sat 22 Oct 2022

WOMAN TO WOMAN

After the huge success of their last tour, Beverley Craven, Judie Tzuke and Julia Fordham reunite and this time have invited Rumer to join them.

 

 Sun 23 Oct 2022

RESCHEDULED DATE – SWAN LAKE

The Classical Ballet and Opera House return to York Barbican with Swan Lake, presented in classic Russian style with a full orchestra.

 Mon 24 Oct 2022

JOHN CALE

John Cale will perform songs from throughout his career, which is now in its 6th decade, and has earned him an international reputation as a musical pioneer.

 Tue 25 Oct 2022

THE PSYCHOLOGY OF SERIAL KILLERS

Join expert forensics lecturer Jennifer Rees to explore one of Forensic Psychology’s most troubling topics.

 Thu 27 Oct 2022

LOST IN MUSIC

Get ready to get Lost In Music – The show that everyone is talking about, now even bigger! Join them as they recreate the Magical 70’s and take you on a musical journey straight to the heart of Disco.

 Sun 30 October 2022

SUPREME QUEEN

A tribute to the legend

 

 


 

What Festivals are on in York in October?

Yorktoberfest

Thursday 20th to Sunday 23rd October and from Thursday 27th to Saturday 29th October.

York is set to enjoy beer, bratwurst and all things Bavarian when  – Yorktoberfest – returns to York Racecourse this October.  The residents of York and beyond will be invited to eat, drink and be merry-go-round at the Clocktower Enclosure on the Knavesmire, where a giant Bavarian-styled beer tent and traditional funfair will set a festive scene.

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What’s On at The Joseph Rowntree Theatre in October?

Haxby Rd, York YO31 8TA

To be announced

 

 

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