As well as putting on musicals, theatre, comedy and music over the years, in 1902 the Grand Opera House York was also the home of York's first public performances of films, originally called Empire Theatre. A conversion of a warehouse and a corn exchange, after a handful of closures and refurbishments, it opened for good in the 1980's.
WHEN: Monday 4th of March until Tuesday 5th of March, 2019
WHERE: Grand Opera House York
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In York, fans of The Gruffalo can join in the twentieth anniversary celebrations at Waterstones on Saturday 23rd, when the bookshop will hosting story-telling times, treasure hunt, games and activities.