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York Mystery Plays 2012

Returning to the historic York Museum Gardens this August for a full-scale production for the first time in over two decades! 

York Mystery Plays

Performed by the people of York for centuries, the world famous Mystery Plays are back for a full scale production this August. The story of God, of man and woman and of the cosmic struggle between good and evil will be presented on an epic scale against the magnificent backdrop of St Mary’s Abbey in the York Museum Gardens.

For more information see: www.yorkmysteryplays-2012.com

August is one of York’s busiest times of the year, so remember to book early to avoid disappointment! Book Online

York’s Delicious New Attraction

Prepare for a chocolate themed journey through York’s sweet past!

Chocolate - York's Sweet History

A special treat for chocolate lovers is coming to York. ‘Chocolate – York’s Sweet Story‘ is a brand new visitor attraction exploring York’s historic link with sweet manufacturing. Opening in spring 2012 it is sure to be a must see attraction for those with a sweet tooth.

Visitors will be treated to the inside story of the famous chocolates and sweets that started their lives in York, including the Kit Kat and the Terry’s Chocolate Orange.

For more info check out the official website at: www.yorkssweetstory.com

JORVIK Viking Festival 2012!


11th – 19th February 2012

Fun for all ages at the 27th annual Viking festival! The JORVIK Viking festival is one of the most exciting times to visit York, a perfect holiday destination for the hard to fill February half-term.

With guided walks, street performers, lectures and battle re-enactments there is always something going on. For more info see: www.jorvik-viking-centre.co.uk/viking-festival

With family friendly accommodation and a city-centre location only 10mins walk from the JORVIK Viking centre Monkgate Guest Accommodation is the perfect place to stay during this fabulous festival. Book now to avoid disappointment: Book Online

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 » read more