Concerts & Events

Selby Abbey is a world-renowned venue for visiting orchestras, theatrical groups and our very own Selby Abbey Choir. The Abbey offers a packed calendar of events and special concerts throughout the year. The backdrop of this ancient and wonderful Abbey Church ensures the experience is both atmospheric and memorable. For further information about our forthcoming events, see the details below.

Artists’ Day at Selby Abbey

Date: 2 March 2019

Time: 10am - 4pm

An invitation to all artists to come and visit Selby Abbey and use their skills to record the fascinating detail of craftsmen of earlier generations.

Open to artists of all ages and abilities – painters, photographers, sculptors, sketchers etc.

Simply turn up at any time on the day with your equipment – no need to book and admission is free.

Artist-in-residence   –   Chris Luker of Cawood Art Club

There will also be an exhibition of works by local artist Steve Kelly (

Participants are also invited to bring along examples of their previous work for exhibition on the day.

For further information tel. Selby Abbey Office 01757 703123 or e- mail

Charity Gala Concert

Date: 16 March 2019

Time: Matinee 2pm - 5pm & Evening 7pm - 10pm

Celebrating the talent of Selby District in the 950th anniversary year of Selby Abbey. In aid of Save the Children, Peter Pan Nursery and Selby Abbey. Only 425 tickets available for each show.

Tickets £15, £10 and £5 available online or from Selby District Council Civil Centre, Selby Times Office and Selby Abbey.

A Spring Celebration of Music

Date: 6 April 2019

Time: 7.30pm

Location: Selby Abbey

The Fairburn Singers in concert with Castleford Choral Society invite you to ‘A Spring Celebration of Music’. Tickets £10 (refreshments available) from Selby Abbey Office.