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York Georgian Festival

Thursday 1 August

10.00am - Behind the Scenes Curator Tour, at Fairfax House 

10.00am to 5.00pm (last admission 4.00pm) - Discover the ‘illegal chapel’ at Bar Convent

10.30am to 5.00pm (last admission 4.00pm) - Hobs Go Georgian: A fun family trail at York Mansion House - Free with admission

11.30am - Eighteenth century cooking demonstration at York Mansion House - Free with admission

2.30pm - Dressing a Georgian Lady at York Mansion House - Free with admission

4.00pm – Rogues Gallery Tour with Mad Alice, around the City

6.00pm - Terry Deary previews his new book: A History of Britain in Ten Enemies

7.00pm - Mad Alice History Talk and Gin Tasting, at Impossible Bar

Friday 2 August

10.00am to 5.00pm (last admission 4.00pm) - Discover the ‘illegal chapel’ at Bar Convent  

10.30am - On Location: Filming at Fairfax House Curator Tour 

10.30am - Georgian Dance Class at the Guildhall 

10.30am to 5.00pm (last admission 4.00pm) - Hobs Go Georgian: A fun family trail at York Mansion House - Free with admission

11.30am - Eighteenth century cooking demonstration at York Mansion House - Free with admission

2.30pm Fan language at York Mansion House - Free with admission

4.00pm – Rogues Gallery Tour with Mad Alice, around the City

6.00pm - Anne Lister's York Walking Tour, around the City

7.30pm - Bridgerton by Candlelight by Ignite Concerts

Saturday 3 August

10.00am to 5.00pm (last admission 4.00pm) - Discover the ‘illegal chapel’ at Bar Convent

10.30am to 5.00pm (last admission 4.00pm) - Hobs Go Georgian: A fun family trail at York Mansion House - Free with admission

11.00am - Regency Rejigged dance performance, St Helen’s Square 

11.30am - Eighteenth Century cooking demonstration at York Mansion House - Free with admission

2.00pm - Regency Rejigged dance performance, St Helen’s Square 

2.00pm – Anatomy of a Ball, Barley Hall Coffee Shop

2.30pm  - Dressing a Georgian Lady at York Mansion House - Free with admission

3.00pm - Regency Rejigged dance performance, St Helen’s Square 

4.00pm – The Raree Show or The Fox Trap’t, at Holy Trinity Goodramgate

4.00pm– Rogues Gallery Tour with Mad Alice, around the City

5.00pm - Family Walking Tour: ‘A Day in the Life of Jane Ewbank’, with the York Georgian Society, starting from St Helen's Square

7.00pm - The York Georgian Ball at the Grand Assembly Rooms

Sunday 4th August

10.30am to 1.00pm - Hobs Go Georgian: A fun family trail at York Mansion House - Free with admission

11.00am - Regency Rejigged dance performance, St Helen’s Square

11.30am - Eighteenth Century cooking demonstration at York Mansion House - Free with admission

1.00pm - Uncovering The Parrot: A Forgotten Women-Led Satirical Periodical of the Eighteenth Century at York Mansion House 

2.00pm - Regency Rejigged dance performance, St Helen’s Square

2.30pm -  Fan language at York Mansion House - Free with admission

4.00pm – Rogues Gallery Tour with Mad Alice, around the City

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