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York Georgian Festival

Thursday 1 August

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

10.00am to 3.00pm (pre-bookable tours available) Tours and Tea for Charity at York Medical Society, 23 Stonegate

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

10.00am to 3.00pm (pre-bookable tours available) Tours and Tea for Charity at York Medical Society, 23 Stonegate

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

7.30pm - Bridgerton by Candlelight by Ignite Concerts - SOLD OUT

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 - SOLD OUT

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 4 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

Please note: York Mansion House will be temporarily closed from 12.30pm to 2.20pm for our below ticketed event.

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

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

Food and Drink

Want to extend your experience with a touch of elegance? Pre-book an afternoon tea in the beautiful Belmont Room at the world famous Betty's Tea Room in York and say three magic words 'York Georgian Festival' to receive a complimentary glass of fizz!*

Accomodation

Visiting our fine city for and want to extend your historical experience? Book your stay at the award winning Georgian gem, No. 1 York by Guesthouse! See more information on the Guesthouse website.

*Applies to any full paying adult purchasing the afternoon tea in the Belmont Room and quoting the promo code on arrival. Please note this offer is only valid during the festival (1 August to 4 August 2024) and not to be used in conjunction with any other offer. Management reserves the right to refuse discount.

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