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Events in York 2012

YorkYork promises to hold a spectacular year of events for 2012.

With celebrations planned for throughout the year for York’s 800th Charter Year celebration for status as a City there will also be plenty to please everyone.  In spring there will be a Chocolate Festival to herald the opening of the city’s latest attraction, a Chocolate Museum.  The most elaborate production of the Mystery Plays will be staged in the summer.  The National Railway Museum will be holding its largest every Railfest in June and also in June we shall be hosting the Olympic Tourch .   Along side all these new events are the old favorites including the Jorvic Viking Festival, Race Meetings throughout the year and the St Nicolas Fayre to name a few.

Why not visit us at Monkgate Guest Accommodation for a relaxing stay and enjoy the sights and historic atmosphere York has to offer at your lesiure.  Start planning your visit now!!  There is going to be so much for the whole family to enjoy when you visit to York in 2012:

( all the information below was correct when printed but please contact organisers to confirm prior to your visit)

Some events i.e. Jorvic Festival, Ebor Races, St Nicolas Fayre and Angel Festival get booked up really quickly so to avoid disappointment it is best to book your stay with us asap


  • November 25th to 16th December Christmas events at Castle Howard
  • November 29th to 2nd December St Nicolas Fayre,  An extreemly popular shopping event in York
  • December 1st to 8th Early Music Christmas Festival www.ncem.co.uk
  • December 9th to 10th  Festival of Angels  Tel:0 01904 610076
  • December various Christmas concerts and also check out events and Concerts at York Minster  www.yorkminster.co.uk
  • York Markets host a full programme of events throughout the year, Farmers Markets and Continental Markets and St Nicolas Fayre Tel: 01904 551355