York Racecourse
Sat 19th June 2021, 10:00-16:30

What will our York event be like?

Put your research questions to an expert, watch a free talk, speak to a local society, archive or genealogical supplier.

Watch the video above to find out more.

Ask the Experts

Ask the Experts

Book a free personal session with an expert, or visit our special Expert Panel at the end of the day where our experts combine to give a talk full of handy research tips and answer your questions in a Q&A session.

Our Experts cover a wide range of topics, including Military, DNA, House Histories, Social History, Brick Walls and General Research.

We will also have the Society of Genealogists' Census Detectives on hand to answer your questions.

Free Talks

Free Talks

Free talks are held throughout the day in two large lecture areas.

View Talk Timetable
Societies & Archives

Societies & Archives

Visit exhibitors, societies, archives and companies from all over the world.

View Exhibitors Attending

Early Bird Ticket Offer - Two Tickets for £8!

Buy your tickets in advance and save - Get Two Tickets for £8! You will also get a FREE goody bag on entry worth over £8!

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Free Parking

There is ample free parking if you are travelling by car.

How to find us

Free Shuttle Bus

There will be a free Shuttle Bus running back and forth between York Railway Station and York Racecourse throughout the day.

All Day Refreshments

Refreshments are available all day from the cafe, serving both hot and cold food.

Wheelchair Friendly

There are several lifts to take you to the upper levels. The whole place is wheelchair friendly.

The Family History Show, York

With exhibitors from all over the UK and Ireland, this is the largest family history show in the North of England. Many family history societies, archives and companies attend each year and there is lots of history from the local area too.

You don't have to have York Ancestors to come to this fair - they can be from anywhere at all! Everyone is welcome and there is lots to see.

Do you really know who you are? Come and find out - you may be surprised!