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Friday 18th October

The Two Shot Podcast: LIVE

The Two Shot Podcast is podcast about people’s stories. Hilarious, heart-breaking, hard-hitting and honest, it has won a loyal following of listeners as well as a prestigious British Podcast award for ‘best culture podcast’. Hosted by actor Craig Parkinson (Line Of Duty, Black Mirror, Four Lions, Misfits) it features a different guest each week. Picked from varying creative backgrounds, previous guests have included, Jodie Comer, Vicky McClure, Nile Rodgers, Jodie Whittaker, Joseph Gilgun and Karl Pilkington. One thing unites them all though and that’s a fascinating and inspiring life story.

In this live podcast recording, Craig will sit down with a very special guest to chat through the highs and lows of their life and what makes them the creative person that they are today.

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Friday 25th October

The Fear: LIVE

Hello and welcome to The Fear, a podcast about the overlap between comedy and horror…

THE FEAR: LIVE! is coming to the extremely-haunted city of York for an unsettling Halloween special… Comedy writer SARAH MORGAN will be joined by comedians DANIELLE WARD (Do The Right Thing, Horrible Histories) and DAVID REED (Inside The Comedian, The Penny Dreadfuls) for a chat about all things terrifying, including their favourite scary moments from film and TV, their childhood terrors, and a fear or phobia they live with now. It’ll be spooktacular!

THE FEAR is a comedy podcast about all the things that scare us, from horror movies to creepy kids shows to the existential nightmares of modern living. But funny! Previous guests include Richard Osman, Phill Jupitus, Alice Lowe, Ed Byrne, Stuart Goldsmith and many many more.

Find out more @thefearpodcast on Twitter and Facebook. The Fear is part of the Great Big Owl podcast family.

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Thursday 31 October 2019

St Leonard’s Hospice Fashion Show

St Leonard’s Hospice is joining forces with York Theatre Royal to present a fashion show in aid of the Hospice. The show is on Thursday 31 October in the De Grey Rooms in St Leonard’s Place, York. Doors will open at 6:30pm with the catwalk fashion show starting at 7pm. All clothes and accessories in the show are taken from donations to the 13 charity shops and these, along with even more items, will be available for sale afterwards. There will also be a licenced bar and a raffle. Find out more and book tickets here:

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Saturday 16th November

De Grey Rooms Christmas Fair

Join us once again on Saturday 16th November for the annual De Grey Room’s Christmas Fair as you browse the variety of stalls whilst enjoying a mince pie and mulled wine in our glorious Ballroom.

This year’s stalls include:
Eliot Harrison
Brew York
York Gin
Ruth Hammond Illustration
Hare Living as a Tortoise
Helen Pickard Ceramics
Yorkshire Air Ambulance
And many more..!

Tuesday 03 - Friday 06 December 2019

A Right Royal Christmas

Join Musical Director Madeleine Hudson and York Theatre Royal Choir for a celebration of all things Christmas past and present, evoking the past 275 years of the theatre’s history.

Traditional seasonal music, Stephen Sondheim and more – plus well loved and lesser known readings from special guests, this evening has something for everyone!

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Tuesday 17 - Saturday 21 December 2019

A Christmas Carol

In 1858, Charles Dickens came to York and gave a public reading of A Christmas Carol to rapturous applause.

Following a sell-out run last year, European Arts Company returns with their recreation of Dickens’s stunning performance of his best-loved ghost story.

Come and meet the author himself in the beautiful Georgian setting of the De Grey Rooms, and enjoy the spirit of Christmas past, present and future.

Standard price: £19 (includes glass of mulled wine or prosecco on arrival)

Special price: £23 (includes drink on arrival, plus mulled wine & mince pie at interval)

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