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York is a fantastic place to be. Here are just a selection of the things you can do out and about in York in the coming weeks...

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Our Winter/Spring brochure is out now! Click here to search all of our courses.

Bookings are now open for Winter and Spring course. Book online by clicking here or call us on 01904 552806 (leave a message if you can't get through and we'll call you back.)

 

 


Flexible Learning Courses in Computing

Computers _flyingBeginners courses, Clait, ECDL (ITQ) Level 1 and 2 and Typing Skills and Document layout.

Various daytime and evening classes at venues across the city in the Library Learning Centres, Acomb, Clifton and Tang Hall and also Rougier House.

For more information or to book please contact York Learning via Grace on 552666.

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York Festival of Ideas

Venues across the city : Tue 5 Jun – Sun 17 Jun : Various Times : Free

Logo -in -boxOver 150 FREE events to educate, entertain and inspire

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Gentle Flow Pilates

Heworth Cricket Club : Thu 7 Jun - Mon 28 Jun : 11.30am - 12.25pm : £29 for a 4 week course

Jun _7 Gentle Flow PilatesIdeal for those with physical limitations, limited mobility or those returning from injury. Without mat, routines, this class is designed to build on core strength, improve posture and balance.

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Explore a Story

York Explore Library : Thu 14 Jun : 2.00pm - 3.00pm : £2

Jun _14 Explore A Story The GruffaloAn interactive story telling experience for ages 2-5. Come on an adventure as we explore a different picture book each month!

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''The Lily and the Rose'', introduced by author Nick Morrice

York Explore Library : Thu 14 Jun : 6.30pm - 7.30pm : Free

Jun _14 Nick MorriceNick Morrice will be talking about his autobiographical novel, ''The Lily and the Rose'', in the Marriott Room.

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Six Impossible Things Before Breakfast

Fairfax House : Thu 14 Jun : 7.00pm - 8.30pm : £14.00 (Members £12.00) Includes refreshments

Six Impossible ThingsRationality and magic in eighteenth-century science. As part of the 2018 York Festival of Ideas: Imagining the Impossible.

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Awakening the Writer Within

Various Venues : Mon 18 - Thu 21 Jun : 9.00am - 5.00pm : £250

Notebook and penIs there a book in you? Do you have a great story to tell, but just don't know how to get started?

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'Get to know your York' Free Walking Tours

York Civic Trust Marquee : Fri 22 Jun - Sun 23 Jun : 9.30am - 3.30pm : Free

Jun _22WalkThis is an opportunity for people interested in York – its present, past and future – to learn about the history of York, as well as a chance to chat with volunteers and learn about the events, activities and membership benefits of York Civic Trust.

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York Business Games

University of York Sports Centre : Sun 24 Jun : 10.00am - 6.00pm : £10

Jun _24Yor WellbeingA fun competition, not elite sports!! Giving businesses a great opportunity for team building as well as socialising and relaxed networking.

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Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre

Europe’s first pop-up Shakespearean Theatre built next to the Clifford’s Tower : : Mon 25 Jun - Sun 2 Sep : Various Times : £13.75 - £65.95

Jun _26TheatreIn Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre an exciting, intimate and immersive experience will be offered to today's audiences in a dramatic playhouse setting beside the iconic 13th century Clifford’s Tower in the heart of York.

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Finding the Words with poet duo  Headlines and special guest Carole Bromley

York Explore Library : Thu 28 Jun : 6.45pm - 7.45pm : £3 or £2 with a York Card

JUN Findingthe WordsEnjoyment guaranteed! Listen to poets from Yorkshire and beyond with a glass in your hand, at our relaxed and welcoming poetry evening.

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Print from your own devices – new service at Explore Libraries

UntitledThe new kiosks have been installed at Acomb, Clifton, Tang Hall and York Explore libraries

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Flower Festival: Fairfax House in Bloom

Fairfax House : Tue 3 Jul – Sun 8 Jul : 10.00am - 5.00pm : Free as part of admission to Fairfax House

Flower Festival (2)A week of beautiful blooms as this biennial festival of flowers sees the magnificent interiors of Fairfax House perfumed with luscious and extravagant floral installations.

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Summer Reading Challenge Launch

York Explore Library : Sat 14 Jul : 10.30am - 4.30pm : Free

Jul _14SRCSign up for the Summer Reading Challenge, book to make mischief with masks or drop in to our Map Attack Lego and our maker space sessions.

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A Poetry Reading and Writing Workshop with writer Maria Stephenson

York Explore Library : Sun 15 Jul : 1.15pm - 3.15pm : £5

May _22 Maria Stephenson PoetryYork-born writer Maria Stephenson will read from her new collection and lead an exciting creative writing workshop 'Writing Cathartically for Yourself and Others'

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Laura Lippman and Alafair Burke – For one night only

York Explore Library : Wed 18 Jul : 6.30pm - 7.45pm : £7.50

Laura _alafairJoin friends Laura Lippman and Alafair Burke as they discuss writing psychological thrillers American style

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State of Crisis: a book launch with author Richard Drysdale

York Explore Library : Thu 19 Jul : 6.30pm - 7.30pm : Free

July _19 State Of Crisis Richard DrysdaleMeet the author of the new political thriller ‘State of Crisis’, sequel to ‘State of Emergency’. 

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Finding the Words with poets Deborah Alma, Nancy Campbell, Robert Powell and Regina Weinert

York Explore Library : Thu 26 Jul :  6.45pm - 8.00pm : £3 (or £2 with a York Card)

JUL Findingthe WordsEnjoyment guaranteed! Listen to poets from Yorkshire and beyond with a glass in your hand, at our relaxed and welcoming poetry evening.

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ICANmove Supporting Cancer Sufferers

I CANmove Bike Image - Neil GulliverEvery Wednesday 2pm to 3pm.

Research has proved excercise to be both physically and mentally beneficial for people living with a range of different cancer diagnoses.  For more information click here.

 

Festivals

Festivals are a great place to meet and greet while having a great time...

Inspirations

Inspirations is now in it’s 15th Year!
We are exhibiting a wide range of works produced by learners who attend our courses.
Works include :- Painting & Drawing, Dressmaking, Watercolour and Stained Glass.

There will be two drop in workshops running over the weekend.

Photography & Face Painting :-
Call in with the kids, maybe paint your Face...then pull a Face! A fun way to take part in The Face of York Community Arts Project...on a Weekend.
Saturday 20th June, 11am – 3pm.

Drop in to Crochet: -
Meet our Crochet tutor, have a look at the beautiful pieces on show & maybe learn how to make a few stitches...
Sunday 21st June, 11.30 – 2.30pm

 

Community Groups

Get involved with a community group and expand your horizons...

This is where the traditional heart of Yortime can be found with hundreds of community groups, clubs and organisations for you to get involved and take part in.

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Learning

No matter how old your are, you never stop learning... Why not pick up a new skill today!

Adult Education Courses

Find a huge range of courses to both excite and enthuse you. There are lots of new courses, particularly one day courses, along with many old favourites.

An amazing programme of hundreds of adult education courses is available including painting, drawing, flower arranging, dressmaking and many new and unusual courses.

For more information or to book:

*  Search via this website
*  Phone 01904 552806 at the following times:

Monday: 10am - 4pm
Wednesday: 10am - 4pm
Friday: 10am - 4pm

*  Visit in person at our new West Offices, Station Rise - Mon, Weds and Fri 10am to 4pm

(Please note: bookings can no longer be made at York Explore).

We are adding courses to the website all the time so please keep checking to see what's on offer. All our courses are sold on a first come first served basis so don't miss out. Book now! 


Pay for your City of York Adult Education course by instalments

If your course costs £100 or over, you may have the option to pay by instalments. You will need to pay an initial deposit and then three further monthly payments. If you would like to take advantage of this option please ring 01904 552806 for further information.


Flexible Learning Courses in Computing

Beginners courses, Clait, ECDL (ITQ) Level 1 and 2 and Typing Skills and Document layout.

Various daytime and evening classes at venues across the city in the Library Learning Centres, Acomb, Clifton and Tang Hall and also Rougier House.

For more information or to book please contact Grace on 552666.


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