The Crescent Community Venue is a fully licensed bar, concert and events venue.  A former Working Men’s Club, it has a long history of community spirit and musical entertainment spanning over 100 years, and since re-opening has rapidly developed into a key component of York’s music and cultural life.

The venue contains:

Front bar open every day to the public with:
Projector and wall-mounted screen
DJ Booth & 2kW sound system

Games room with free Pool table, dartboard, bar billiards, retro computer games. (Unfortunately the Games Room is not wheelchair accessible yet)

300 capacity concert room with:
Large stage
Professional 6kW sound system & lighting
Industry standard live and DJ equipment
Separate bar and toilets
Wooden dancefloor
Standing, seated and cabaret options

Local real ale on cask and in bottles

Standard opening hours:
Monday – Thursday – 4 pm – 12 am
Friday & Saturday – 4 pm – 1 am
Sunday – 4 pm – 12 pm (depending on events)

Regular weekly events – Front Bar from 7pm:
Monday – Dominoes
Tuesday – Retro Gaming
Wednesday – Open Decks (anything goes on Vinyl, CD, USB or Laptop, all welcome)
Thursday – Dominoes , Bar Billiards

We are 5 minutes walk from the rail station and nearby many bus stops. There is parking available at nearby pay and display car parks.

Tickets for our shows are only currently available online via our website and See Tickets here.

For more information on venue hire please email:


or for other general enquiries give us a ring on:

01904 622510

For accessibility information, click here