What’s On in York in September?  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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Luna Cinema in the grounds of The York Minster

York Minster, Deangate, York YO1 7HH

Luna Cinema are showing three films at the end of August at The Minster on the 30th and 31st of August and the 1st of September.

As one of the world’s most magnificent cathedrals, and set in the heart of the incredible city of York, York Minster once again gifts us the perfect open air setting for watching your favourite film this summer.

With the stunning Gothic cathedral and its beautiful stained glass windows providing the ultimate backdrop, it all makes for a fabulous night of cinema under the stars.

Click here to see availability, prices and to book tickets.

Grease

Grease

 

 

What’s on at York Racecourse?

YorkMix Family Raceday – Sunday 4th September

There’s fun for all on our YorkMix Family Raceday, including record prize money for a seven-race card,

The additional fun is focused on the younger generation with both visits from a popular character and the  “Big Top Entertainment Marquee” which has been home to giant inflatables, diggerland, a children’s zoo, zorb football, face painting, and lots more. Keep checking for back for full details of the 2022 line up.
 
Ever popular, Chase from Paw Patrol is this season’s character, he will make regular appearances during the day.
 

Part of this traditional Sunday normally sees the young riders taking part in the Pony Racing Series.

Please note, for this special family meeting County Stand dress code is relaxed: gentlemen are not required to wear jacket, collar and tie.

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

Clifford St, York YO1 9SW

 

Al Murray's Gig For Victory at Grand Opera House York

Buy tickets from £31.90
+ £3.65 transaction fee

Into The Groove - The Ultimate Tribute to Madonna at Grand Opera House York

Buy tickets from £27
+ £3.80 transaction fee

York Stage Ltd. Presents Kinky Boots at Grand Opera House York

Buy tickets from £13
+ £3.80 transaction fee
FRI 16 SEP – SAT 24 SEP 2022

York Stage Ltd. Presents Kinky Boots

 
 
 

Black Is The Color Of My Voice at Grand Opera House York

Buy tickets from £21.50
+ £3.80 transaction fee

Rock of Ages at Grand Opera House York

Buy tickets from £13
+ £3.80 transaction fee
TUE 27 SEP – SAT 1 OCT 2022

Rock of Ages

 
 
 

 

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

St Leonard’s Pl, York YO1 7HD

There’s lots going on at The Theatre Royal in September.

 
HAPPY MEAL

Wed 31 Aug – Sat 03 Sep

 

REVEREND RICHARD COLES & FRIENDS

Thu 01 Sep

 
THE RONNIE SCOTT’S STORY

Fri 02 Sep

 
GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY

Tue 06 Sep – Sat 10 Sep

 
NOUGHTS & CROSSES

Fri 16 Sep – Sat 24 Sep

 
AN EVENING WITH LUCY WORSLEY ON AGATHA CHRISTIE

Mon 26 Sep

 
ROOM ON THE BROOM

Tue 27 Sep – Wed 28 Sep

 

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York Theatre Royal

 


 

What’s On at The York Barbican in September?

Paragon St, York YO10 4AH

Have a look at what’s on at The York Barbican –  check their site for lots more events.

 

 

 Sat 3 Sep 2022

IN THE NAME OF LOVE: THE DIANA ROSS STORY

Prepare to be taken on a spellbinding journey visiting one of the greatest musical stories ever told with the World’s premier show in celebration of Diana Ross & The Supremes.

 Sat 3 Sep 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.

 Wed 7 Sep 2022

TAVARES

Grammy-award winning R&B singing group Tavares are proud to announce a ‘Greatest Hits Tour 2022’ commencing in September.

 Thu 8 Sep 2022

RESCHEDULED DATE – A NIGHT TO REMEMBER

Big Ian brings together his team of the finest voices & performers in York for A Night To Remember.

 Fri 9 Sep 2022

FORBIDDEN NIGHTS

Abandon your inhibitions at the door in an evening with Forbidden Nights that is guaranteed to be a night to remember.

 Sat 10 Sep 2022

GIANTS OF SOUL

Giants of Soul will feature some of the most successful and iconic, original soul performers from the late 70s through to the modern-day.

 Thu 15 Sep 2022

RESCHEDULED DATE – CHRIS DE BURGH

Chris de Burgh & his band are proud to announce they will be embarking on an eight-date UK tour, ‘The Legend of Robin Hood’.

 

 Fri 16 Sep 2022

DANIEL HOWELL: WE’RE ALL DOOMED!

Daniel Howell is back, as stressed and depressingly dressed as ever, with his epic new solo comedy stage show “We’re All Doomed!”.

 Sat 17 Sep 2022

RESCHEDULED DATE – KIM WILDE: THE GREATEST HITS TOUR

Kim Wilde and her incredible band are heading back on the road with Kim’s Greatest Hits Tour.

 Wed 21 Sep 2022

MARILLION

Marillion has announced their 2022 UK tour, visiting York Barbican this September.

 Thu 22 Sep 2022

QUEEN MACHINE

The music of rock legends Queen is to be celebrated like never before as West End leading lady Kerry Ellis joins Scandinavian tribute stars Queen Machine for a fully orchestrated UK tour.

 Fri 23 Sep 2022

RESCHEDULED DATE – THE KING IS BACK

Internationally renowned as one, if not the best Elvis tribute in the world today, Ben Portsmouth will bring his unique style and charisma and will show audiences why he is regarded as the best in the business.

 Sat 24 Sep 2022

STEVE HACKETT: GENESIS REVISITED – FOXTROT AT FIFTY + HACKETT HIGHLIGHTS

Hot on the heels of his most successful solo tour ever, Steve Hackett announces his Steve Hackett Genesis Revisited – Foxtrot at Fifty + Hackett Highlights tour for 2022.

 Wed 28 Sep 2022

DON MCLEAN: 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF AMERICAN PIE

Don McLean returns to York Barbican to celebrate 50 years of the iconic album, ‘American Pie’.

 Thu 29 Sep 2022

KATHERINE RYAN: MISSUS

Katherine Ryan makes a hugely welcome return to the stage with her brand-new live show, Missus.

 

 

 


 

What Festivals are on in York in September?

 

York Food and Drink Festival

23rd September to the 2nd of October 2022

whats on in york in september

 

York Environment Week

24th September – 2nd October 2022

York Environment Week – York Environment will be returning in 2022 for its third year, running from 24th September to 2nd October, once again coinciding with the national Great Big Green Week. And we need YOU to put on events during the week! We will be looking to take advantage of the (hopefully still) relaxed covid restrictions in September

 

 

 

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

Haxby Rd, York YO31 8TA

 

What’s On for the Kids in September?

Have a look at our post on things to do with kids in York.

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