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Why You Need to Visit Living North LIVE at York Racecourse this March

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February 2023
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The North's leading lifestyle & shopping event returns for 2023, bringing the pages of Living North to life

The must-visit lifestyle event, Living North LIVE returns to York Racecourse from 24th-26th March 2023, to offer a truly inspirational and enjoyable day out.
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woman leaning against a wall wearing a blue jumper with a white skirt and linen trousers Ella & Cherry

Expect to find an eclectic mix of independent designer makers and retailers from near and far bringing you the best in lifestyle and living. From inspirational interiors to original gifts and the finest food and drink, Living North’s Homes, Gardens, Shopping and Food event is the perfect place to find those special things to turn your house into the home you’ve always wanted. Find accessories to help you stand out from the crowd, discover handmade British products, and enjoy meeting the artisans behind some of the very best food and drink.

Meet the experts in our interactive LIVE Lounge, and new for 2023, take time to learn a new skill in our exciting and engaging workshops. Enjoy live music throughout the day, including performances bychoirs from Yorkshire’s leading schools and the ever popular Rock Choir.

Also new for 2023 is Living North’s White Rose Garden. When you need to take a break from all that shopping and activity, head to our special garden bar where you can relax, unwind and enjoy a Yorkshire-made tipple or two.

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Meet the designers, retailers and local experts, all waiting to help you turn your house into the home you’ve always wanted. Find unique interior accessories from Linen & Rose, and handcrafted pieces from Kilday & Co, Andrews Ceramics and Concrete & Cacti.


Living North LIVE is a shopper’s dream with everything from fashion and beauty to unusual accessories, gifts and unique crafts. With plenty of handmade pieces, you can meet the makers and discover those special things you simply can’t find anywhere else, with fashion from Ella & Cherry and award-winning sustainable Eartha Underwear, jewellery from Kim Ryan and bespoke hats from Alison Tutcher, amongst many others.


Our renowned Food Halls return and our fabulous food producers will be on hand with a vast range of artisan produce, from Scotch eggs and handmade pastries to specialist cheese, delicious puddings and of course artisan spirits. With all your old favourites and plenty of new producers too, you can meet the people behind the produce, and discover some of the best local food and drink found in Yorkshire.

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Meet the gardening experts, pick up specimen trees and learn how to grow every herb you’ve ever heard of (and some you haven’t). Pick up pots and planters from Fig & Rose Home, find out how everyone can grow their own with Vegepod and give your garden a makeover with some gorgeous new furniture from Yorkshire Rattan and The Steel Bench Company.


Our exciting, interactive LIVE Lounge is where you can meet and be inspired by the experts, and there’s plenty of fun to be had and new skills to discover. From the art of macramé to expert makeup masterclasses and even getting into pottery making, there’s so much to discover at our daily talks and hands-on workshops.


Our Chef’s Kitchen returns to showcase some of your favourite chefs who will share their top tips and tricks to help you shine in your own kitchen. Don’t miss your chance to meet some of Yorkshire’s top chefs, including Swinton Park’s Luke Palmer and Rob Mitchell from The Lime Tree Inn – stay tuned on our socials to find out who else will be cooking up a storm.

Want to know more?

Visit Our LIVE Yorkshire Events page here

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LIVE 2023 tickets are on sale NOW.
Don’t miss our early bird discount on all tickets which ends midnight 23rd March.
or call 0191 261 8944.

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