• Summer Sessions

Event Details

Wed 04 Jul - Sat 14 Jul

Venue: York Theatre Royal

Summer Sessions

As the sun goes down, we're throwing the theatre's doors open for two weeks of great food, live music, spoken word and theatre - right in the heart of York. Featuring...

New York Brass Band
Wed 04 Jul 8pm

With an arsenal of percussion, sax and trumpets, Yorkshire's finest musicians kick off our Summer Sessions with the sounds of New Orleans and New York.

'Speak Out' Slam
Thu 05 Jul 7:30pm

Grab a beer, take a seat and watch some of the region's most exciting writers and performers hit the stage for a wild night of poetry and spoken word.

Clucking Oinks
Fri 06 & Sat 07 Jul 8pm *

Book a table with the finest authentic American street food trader in town. It's so damn good you'll think you're in Texas!


Adam Sowter & Co's Hootenanny
Wed 11 Jul 7:30pm

Join us for a hot summer evening of live music and flowing ale with an eclectic mix of rollicking blues piano and comedy cabaret.

Edinburgh Fringe Previews
Thu 12 Jul 8pm

York's emerging theatre-makers and performers are off to Edinburgh Fringe, but join us and see their shows before the festival crowds.

Fri 13 Jul 8pm *

Haxby's most talked about restaurant are back in town for an exclusive York Theatre Royal pop-up with a brand new menu by chef Philip Veal.


YTR Wine & Tapas
Sat 14 Jul 7:30pm *

Come and sample York Theatre Royal's specially curated wine list and enjoy a plate of tapas perfectly matched to each one.


* These events must be booked in advance.