Past social events

Here are some of the social events we’ve organised over the years. View our upcoming events.


April – Blackman’s Noughts and Crosses, Theatre Royal
July – YOG annual BBQ
August – Peatbog Faeries, Brudenell Social Club


February – The Producers, Rowntree Theatre
February – YOG Ceilidh
April – Joshua Burnell and Band, The Crescent Community Centre
July – YOG BBQ
July – York Races/Tom Jones
August – Dan Webster, The Crescent
September – Gin Quiz, Stonegate Yard
October – Ocean Film Festival, York Barbican
October – Cheese & Wine party
November – YOG anniversary meal, La Piazza
December – Blackbeards Tea Party, The Crescent
December – YOG pre-Christmas drinks, The Swan pub
December – 2Bob, Marcia, Bishopsthorpe


February – YOG Ceilidh
August – YOG annual BBQ
August – York Velodrome
November – Curry plus 80s night
December – Trip to York Panto
December – YOG pre-Christmas drinks, The Swan pub
December – Beggars Bunce, Victoria Vaults
December – Stout Boots, The Golden Slipper


January – Games night
April – The Rocky Horrow Show at Opera House
April – See start of Tour de Yorkshire, Day 2
May – Fakefest
July – Yorkshire Lavender Centre
July – Kaiser Chiefs
July – Day at the Races, York Racecourse
August – YOG annual BBQ
August – Curry night
August – Mountain biking on Rum
October – York Velodrome
October – Games Night
October – Bird Watching, Old Moor RSPB Reserve
November – Turkish meal, Reina
November – Scalextrix Evening
December – Blackbeard’s Tea Party, The Crescent
December – Berwick Kaler in Cinderella, York Panto
December – YOG Christmas Meal
December – YOG pre-Christmas drinks, The Swan pub


Jan – Ceilidh
Jan – Panto Trip
March – Beer and Curry Night
March – Vegetarian Meal
May – New Members Evening
July – York Races
July – Tour de France Pasta Party
July – Tour de France Barbecue
Oct – Meal at Wagamamas
Dec – 25th Party at York Brewery


Jan – ‘Black and White’ Party
Feb – Pancake Party
March – Barbican Trip to Abba Mania
April – Opera trip to carmen
April – Trip to TC and the Moneymakers
May – Thetre trip to ‘Priscilla; Queen of the Desert’
June – Quiz Night


January – Trip to York Panto
January – Seventies and Eighties Party
February – Pancake Party
March – Curry in York
April – Yes Prime Minister Theatre Trip
May – Stillingfleet Beer Festival
May – Curry at Stamford Bridge
June – Meal at Wagamamas
June – Go Ape in Dalby Forest
July – York races trip
July – BBQ
Aug – Latino Dance Night


January – ‘Any Hat will do’ Disco and Party
January – Tour of National railway Museum workshops including Flying Scotsman restoration
Theatre Trip
Meal at Italian Restaurant
Evening at the races with Blondie
Cycle to Ryedale Vineyard and tour
August – Picnic in the Park
August – Proms at Castle Howard
Curry Night
October – Barbican Trip
Doug Scott Lecture
October – Halloween-themed Games Night
November – Fish and Chip Night
November – Trans-Pennine Ale Trail


Trans-Pennine Ale Trail
Trip to the ballet
Curry Nights
Evening at the races with Madness
Summer Barbecue
Castle Howard Proms
Durham Pub crawl
Curry at Akash
Tour of minster Glass Works
Pre-Christmas walk and meal


Masked Ball
Trip to York panto
Comedy Night at Theatre
Curry Night
Summer Barbecue at Brandsby
Proms at Castle Howard


James Bond Theme Party and Disco
Pancake Party
Evening at the races with tribute bands
Trip to Retrofest Music festival in Scotland
Pub Quiz
Beer Festival and Live Folk Music Evening
Pre-Christmas Italian Meal
Pre-Christmas drinks at The Ackhorne


Winter Games Nights
Patagonia Slide Show
Beer and Curry trip to Bradford
Summer barbecue
YOG Slide Show
Meal at Oscars
Christmas Quiz
Pre-Christmas Drinks at the Ackhorne