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York Theatres, Concert Halls & Cinemas

Theatres, concert halls, operas, ballet, cinemas and music venues in York...

Theatres, concert halls, opera halls, venues for live music including seasonal open-air events, jazz clubs, orchestras and orchestral concerts together with cinemas are listed in this section.

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York Cinemas, Theatres, Concert venues, Ballet, Opera, Outdoor Music events etc...

blank tabGRAND OPERA HOUSE YORKTheatres, Cinemas & Concert Venues
Cumberland Street, York, YO1 9SW
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Welcome to the historic Grand Opera House York, the home of a variety in the region.

From West End musicals and drama to stand up comedy, live bands and family shows, we present an irresistible mix of live entertainment for all tastes.

This charming old theatre has four bars, two refreshment kiosks and a three-tiered auditorium, which has an intimate atmosphere and some great sightlines

We also run theatre tours, which take in all the fascinating aspects of life in a busy venue, besides giving an interesting insight into the theatre's history.

Grand Opera House also holds a Summer Youth Project - Stage Experience, for young people aged 10 until 21 years old. For more information on this and all that we offer, please check out our website or pick up one of our brochures.
Tel: 0844 871 3024
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blank tabCITY SCREENTheatres, Cinemas & Concert Venues
Coney Street, York, YO1 9QL
Friendly 3-screen cinema in the centre of York: Enjoy a wide range of art-house and mainstream, modern and classic films from around the world in City Screen's beautiful riverside setting. The auditoria are fully air-conditioned with digital sound in all screens and THX in Screen 1. City Screen Picturehouse provides full access for people with disabilities and infrared facility for the hard of hearing.

The Riverside Cafe-Bar has an extensive restaurant menu of home-made food, lots of vegetarian choices, real ale and specially selected wines. A terrace literally does overhang the River Ouse.

Art Gallery spaces in the bar and upstairs showcase the work of York artists. Underneath City Screen, The Basement venue presents live music most nights, with a weekend Hyena Lounge Comedy Club.
Tel: 0871 902 5726
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blank tabYORK THEATRE ROYALTheatres, Cinemas & Concert Venues
St. Leonards Place, York, YO1 7HD
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The Olivier Award winning York Theatre Royal has been producing great drama in the beautiful City of York for over 250 years.

Working in two auditoria and in site specific locations, York Theatre Royal produces work that ranges from new writing to classics, to shows for children, young people and youth theatre as well as world-renowned pantomime.

To complement its produced work the theatre presents a range of quality productions from the best national and international companies.

The theatre also offers a fabulous cafe and bar serving the best local produce available in a relaxed setting. You can now hire our beautiful Georgian ballroom for weddings and celebrations.
Tel: 01904 623568    Fax: 01904 550164
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Friargate Theatre

Lower Friargate, off Clifford Street, York, YO1 9SL
Tel: 0845 961 3000    Fax: 01904 651532    E-mail:

Vibrant studio theatre, owned and managed by Riding Lights Theatre Company, hosting touring productions by Riding Lights and a variety of events by visiting performing arts groups. Programme details from the box office.

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York Early Music Festival Ltd

National Centre for Early Music, St Margaret's Church, Walmgate, York, YO1 9TL
Tel: 01904 658338    Fax: 01904 612631    E-mail:

Festival is Britain's premier festival of early music. Established in 1977, the Festival takes place within the myriad of medieval churches, guildhalls and historic houses that make up the ancient city of York.

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National Centre for Early Music

St. Margaret's Church, off Walmgate, York, YO1 9TL
Box Office: 01904 632220    Fax: 01904 612631    E-mail:

Welcome to The National Centre for Early Music at the newly restored medieval church of St Margaret's, Walmgate, York. The new Centre is a modern, flexible and quite unique facility for concerts, drama performances, recordings, master classes and educational workshops. See our website for further information.

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House Concerts - York

Tel: 07960 350909    E-mail:

A strong programme of top national and international singer songwriters - often their only appearance outside of London. Hosted just 10 minutes from the city centre, in a wonderful rural village.

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Vue Cinemas

Clifton Moor Centre, York, YO3 0XY
Tel: 08712 240240     E-mail:

The former Warner Village Cinema at Clifton Moor offers a 12 screen multiplex experience. Showing all the latest releases. Advance bookings and programme info on: 08712 240240. Alternatively, book your tickets on line via our website.

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Odeon Cinema York

Blossom Street, York, YO24 1AJ
Tel: 0871 22 44 007

Three screens offering the latest blockbusters from Hollywood.

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