Entertainment venues and theatres in York

Fancy some theatre? Or maybe a comedy show? York has a vibrant entertainment scene with a multitude of events happening every day and evening in the city.

Order by:  Name  |  Distance from the Minster

York Racecourse

metres from the Minster.
Racecourse Road, Knavesmire Road, York YO23 1EX

York Theatre Royal

York Theatre Royal has been playing host to events for over 250 years and puts on a packed schedule of events all year round.

333 metres from the Minster.
St Leonard's Pl, York YO1 7HD, United Kingdom

Theatre@41 Monkgate

Theatre@41 Ltd is a creative hub and performing arts centre found in the heart of York.

430 metres from the Minster.
41 Monkgate, York, YO31 7PB, UK

The Basement

The Basement is a popular entertainment venue based below the City Screen cinema on Coney Street. It hosts a mix of events including live music, poetry, comedy, drama and DJ sets.

539 metres from the Minster.
13-17 Coney St, York YO1 9QL, United Kingdom

The Duchess

The Duchess is one of York’s premier entertainment venues, it hosts regular music and comedy events as well as popular weekly club nights.

657 metres from the Minster.
Stonebow House, The Stonebow, York, North Yorkshire YO1 7NP, United Kingdom

Merchant Adventurers’ Hall

The Merchant Adventurers’ Hall is a museum, wedding and hospitality venue, regularly hosting vintage and wedding fairs. The museum hosts collections including silver, furniture and paintings and is open during the summer months.

721 metres from the Minster.
Fossgate, York, North Yorkshire YO1 9XD, United Kingdom

Grand Opera House

The Grand Opera House is one of the most popular entertainment venues in York. It has a very packed schedule of events ranging from famous celebrities such as Jimmy Carr and Michael McIntyre to musicals, concerts and plays.

809 metres from the Minster.
Cumberland St, York YO1 9SW, United Kingdom


Fibbers is an iconic live music venue featuring almost daily live music events as well as club nights on Thursday, Fridays and Saturdays.

916 metres from the Minster.
3-5 Toft Green, York YO1 6JT, United Kingdom

National Centre for Early Music

The National Centre for Early Music an entertainment venue based in a medieval church, it features a packed concert programme including jazz, world, folk and early music concerts.

1 mile(s) from the Minster.
St Margarets Church, Walmgate, York, North Yorkshire YO1 9TL, United Kingdom

York Barbican

The York Barbican is York’s biggest entertainment venue with a 1500 seating capacity. It puts on events all year round from concerts to plays, comedy and ballets as well as the UK snooker championship.

1 mile(s) from the Minster.
York Barbican, Paragon St, York, York YO10 4BZ, UK