What's On June
June brings with it sunshine (we live in hope), picnics in the park and the opening of our new restaurant The Rise.
It also hosts many exciting events, this lively City is always busting at the seams with new adventures and activities; we’ve selected our top picks for you!
Eboracum Roman Festival 1st – 4th June
Taking place in York Museum Gardens, this event suitable for all ages features a packed program of events including displays, exhibits and activities. Take a look at domestic Roman life, and purchase themed goods from the various stalls.
On Saturday and Sunday mornings, 50 Romans will march through the streets. Don’t miss The Yorkshire Museum too, which houses some of Britain’s most treasured Roman artefacts, where further activities and workshops will take place.
Check out the full program of events here.
York Food and Drink Festival Taster 10th – 11th June
Get a taste of what to expect from the main food and drink festival in September. Our very own Chef, Craig Rogan, will be in the Chef Demonstration tent on the 10th June at 2pm – so come along and get a taste of what The Grand’s newest restaurant, The Rise is all about and see the team in action!
York LGBT Pride Saturday 10th June
This year's theme is Hold Hands with Pride, highlighting the issues that LGBT individuals face which should be second nature! The event last year had 8,000 attendees and they hope to continue their growth this year so support and hold hands with pride.
Catch a show
York Theatre Royal always offers a variety of shows and has done so for 250 years, and is the perfect evening out when looking to do something different, during June don’t miss these shows!
All or Nothing 6th – 8th June
All or Nothing is a musical celebrating the iconic sound of the British ‘Mod’ band, Small Faces.
Everything is Possible: The York Suffragettes 20th June – 1st July
Taking you back to 1913, when women began to demand change and equality! The story follows the revolution as a York housewife risks everything to join in the fight! A large-scale community project with a cast of 150, the performance will begin outdoors before moving on to the stage. There’s also the chance to become a York Suffragettes Firestarter where you will receive exclusive membership benefits.
York Races 16th – 17th June
Sipping on Champagne, hoping you have backed the right horse and a day out with friends… we too love the races! The June meeting takes place on the 16th and 17th June, and is the biggest charity meet in Britain, so you can raise money for Macmillan all whilst having fun! Kick off your day with our Race Day Brunch too.
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Treat your loved one to an indulgent spa break this Christmas...
21 November 2017
If you know someone who is rushed off their feet on the run-up to Christmas and deserves a little extra Christmas treat or maybe you want to relax yourself, then we recommend the Spa at our hotel in York. The secluded and tranquil environment is the perfect city centre getaway and ideal to escape the rush and stress of the busiest time of the year.
The Shakespeare’s Rose Theatres celebrates official launch at The Grand
13 November 2017
At the end of October, Europe’s first ever pop-up Shakespearean Theatre – Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre – officially launched at our hotel in York.
Vote for The Grand in the M&IT Awards and a chance to win an all-inclusive trip to Jamaica!
19 October 2017
Following the footsteps of many extraordinary winners, the Grand would love your support and your vote in the Best UK hotel category.