York Racecourse
Sat 22nd June 2024, 10:00 -16:00

What are our shows 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.

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Free Talks

Free Talks

Free talks are held throughout the day in a large lecture area.

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Societies & Archives

Societies & Archives

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

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Early Bird Ticket Offer - Two Tickets for £12!

Buy your tickets in advance and save - Get Two Tickets for £12! You will also get a FREE goody bag on entry worth £7.99!

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Free Parking

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

How to find us

Local Train Station

Fast and frequent trains run from London Kings Cross, taking as little as 1 hour 52 minutes. Direct trains running from Edinburgh, Manchester and Birmingham. York Station is a short taxi ride or just a half hour walk away from the racecourse.

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!

The Family History Show is sponsored by TheGenealogist