Award Crest
York College

York College Term Dates:

York College Calendar 2017-2018

York College Calendar 2018-2019

For more information and tickets please ring York College Finance Office on 01904 770495. 


January 2018

Tuesday 16th, Thursday 18th & Wednesday 24th January: Taster Days, 9.00am - 4.30pm  (students must book onto this event)

Tuesday 16th & Wednesday 17th January: Career Changer Events, 5pm - 7pm, York College

Monday 22nd January: York College Hair and Beauty Competition, York Racecourse, Ebor Stand, 12noon - 6.00pm

Wednesday 31st January: Business Breakfast Employer Information Session, Guest Speaker: Heather Towse, a healthcare professional with many years’ experience delivering training in mental health-related illnesses, will give an overview of the importance of recognising symptoms of the mental health illness in both the workplace and education. Ashfield's Restaurant, 7.45am - 9.00am

Wednesday 31st January: Musical Theatre Year 2, Supper & Songs, Ashfields restaurant,6.00pm

Wednesday 31st January: Centenary Dance Show (Year 1), Alan Ayckbourn Theatre, 2.00pm & 7.00pm 


February 2018

Thursday 1st February: Centenary Dance Show (Year 1), Alan Ayckbourn Theatre, 2.00pm & 7.00pm 

Thursday 8th February: York College Open Event, 6.00pm - 8.00pm, York College

Monday, 19th & Tuesday 20th February: Classical Duologues (Acting Year 2), Bedern Hall, 7.00pm

Tuesday 20th & Wednesday 21st: Northern Tracks music concert, The Hive, Manor Academy, 7.30pm

Thursday 22nd February: A Bucket Load of Time (Level 2 Performing Arts Show), Alan Ayckbourn Theatre, 2.00pm & 7.00pm


March 2018

Thursday 1st March: PGCE primary and secondary talk with Keither Parker, Director of Postgraduate Initial Teacher Education at the University of York St John, York College, from 6.30pm

Friday 2nd March: AS Theatre Studies , Group Pieces, Alan Ayckbourn Theatre, shows throughout the day

Monday 5th March: Leeps Apprentice Recruitment Fair, The First Direct Arena, Leeds, 4pm - 8pm

Week commencing 5th March: National Apprenticeships Week - activities throughout the week more info available here, York College,

Wednesday 7 March: Apprenticeship Showcase Event, more info available here, York College

Friday 9th March: A2 Theatre Studies, Group Pieces and Monologues, Alan Aycbourn Theatre, shows throughout the day

Monday 19th March: Community Matters - Let's Talk, Issues faced by our young people in education with Dr Alison Birkinshaw OBE Principal and Chief Executive of York College, St Edward's Church, Tadcaster Road, York, from 7pm

Wednesday 21st & Thursday 22nd March: Musical Theatre Show (Year 1), Alan Ayckbourn Theatre, 7.00pm


April 2018

Tuesday 10th April: Aiming High event, Guidance for students hoping to apply for highly competitive destinations including Oxford and Cambridge, and subjects such as medicine, York College, 6.30pm for 7.00pm start

Wednesday 11th April: Parents & Carers progression day, 6.00pm - 9.00pm, York College

Wednesday 18th April: York College Musical Soiree, Bedern Hall, 7.00pm

Wednesday 18th & Thursday 19th April: Acting Year 1 Show, Alan Ayckbourn Theatre, 1.30pm & 7.00pm

Tuesday 24th April: York College Open Event, 6.00pm - 8.00pm, York College

Wednesday 25th April: York College A Level Music Recital, National Centre for Early Music, 7.00pm


May 2018

Wednesday 9th & Thursday 10th May: Aesop's Fables Dance Show (Year 2), Alan Ayckbourn Theatre, 2.00pm & 7.00pm

Wednesday 9th & Thursday 10th May: York College Major Music Project,  The Hive, Manor Academy, 7.30pm

Thursday 10th MayYork College EPQ Celebration, York College, arrive from 6.00pm, event is 7.00pm - 8.00pm

Saturday 12th May: Adult Learning Taster Morning, York College, 9.30am

Thursday 17th May: York College Fashion Show, Principal Hotel, York, 4.30pm start &  7.30pm start, tickets £5

 Wednesday 23rd & Thursday 24th May: Acting Year 2 Show, Alan Ayckbourn Theatre, 2.00pm & 7.00pm

Wednesday 23rd May: Supper & Songs, Ashfields restaurant, 6.00pm - NOW SOLD OUT


June 2018

Saturday 9th June: St Leonard's Hospice Midnight Walk, starting at York College

Tuesday 12th June: York College Final Music Showcase, Music Department York College, 7.30pm

Wednesday 13th &  Thursday 14th June: Musical Theatre Year 2 Show, Return to the Forbidden Planet, Alan Ayckbourn Theatre, 1.30pm & 7.00pm

Thursday 14th June:  York College Construction Awards. Construction & Skills Centre, doors open 6.30pm for 7.15pm start

Friday 15th June - Wednesday 20th June:  York College Creative Show (Foundation Diploma & Vocational) at York College, 10.00am - 5.00pm  (Saturday: 10am - 12noon) and Private View: Thursday 14th June, 6.00pm - 8.00pm

Monday 18th June: York College Music Summer Soulstice, Basement Bar City Screen, 8.00pm

Wednesday 20th June: York College Open Event, 6.00pm - 8.00pm

Thursday 21st June: Skillbuild at York College, registrations from 7.30am, York College

Friday 22nd June - Tuesday 26th June: York College Creative Show (BA (Hons) Degree Courses) at York St John University, 10.00am - 5.00pm (Private View: Thursday 21st June, 6.00pm - 8.00pm)

Saturday 23rd June: Summer Sounds in the Park, Rowntree Park, 12noon

Monday 25th June: VQ Awards at the Merchant Taylors Hall, Aldwark, York - 6.30pm for 7.00pm start

Tuesday 26th June: Progression Event, 9.00am - 3.30pm, York College

Friday 29th June - Wednesday 4th July: York College Creative Show (A Level and Access courses), 10.00am - 5.00pm (Saturday 10.00am - 12noon) at York College.  Private View: Thursday 28th June, 6.00pm - 8.00pm 


July 2018

Monday 2nd - Saturday 7th July: New Student Days, York College

Monday 2nd July: Vocational New Student Day, Hair, Beauty and Holistic Therapies, Business & Professional Studies, Hospitality, Travel & Tourism, Health & Social Care, Science, York College York College

Tuesday 3rd July: A Level New Student Day, York College

Wednesday 4th July: Vocational New Student Day, Art & Design, Media, Music & Performing Arts, Sport, Public Services, York College

Thursday 5th July: Vocational New Student Day, Early Years & Education, Construction, Engineering, Motor Vehicle, Digital Technologies, York College

Friday 6th July: Access New Student Day, York College



October 2018

Thursday 11th October: Business Breakfast Employer Information Session, Guest Speaker: Gareth Bullen from the London Centre of Excellence who will be speaking about the business courses we offer. Ashfield's Restaurant, York College, 7.45am - 9.30am