Live At The Library – Bull, Marnie Glum & Rowan – *At York Explore Library*

Live At The Library
‘Celebrating 10 years of Explore’
w/ Bull, Marnie Glum, Stu Freestone & Rowan & Friends (solo)
York Explore Library
Sunday 19th May
Tickets for the concert in the evening at £15 from Ticket Taylor.
The daytime events are paid via donation on the day only.

Join us in celebrating a decade of Explore York Library and Archives with an evening of live music right in the heart of the city at the iconic York Explore library! This special event isn’t just about music; it’s about community, culture, and supporting our libraries.

All proceeds from the event will go towards supporting Explore’s ongoing mission to enrich lives, inspiring all ages to discover, explore and connect with the world around them.

Tickets are £15.00 in advance.

Line Up:

Marnie Glum
Stu Freestone
Rowan And Friends (Solo)

Hailing from York, Bull is a dynamic 5-piece band that has been making waves since 2014. Founded by vocalist and songwriter Tom Beer and guitarist Dan Lucas, Bull draws inspiration from 90’s icons like Pavement, Yo La Tengo, and the Pixies. Their sound is a blend of indie rock with infectious energy, captivating audiences both locally and internationally.

Joined by drummer Tom Gabbatiss, bassist Kai West, and keyboardist/vocalist Holly Beer, Bull has shared stages with renowned acts such as Pavement, Squid, and Pip Blom. Their music and live performances showcase their eclectic style, featuring catchy melodies and thought-provoking lyrics. You don’t want to miss this!

Evening Gig Times


18:30 – Doors
18:50 – 19:00 – Stu Freestone (Spoken word)
19:00 – 19:20 – Rowan
19:40 – 20:10 – Marnie Glum
20:25 – 20:35 – Stu Freestone (Spoken word)
20:35 – 21:35 – Bull

Daytime Activities

These family friendly activities are free and do not require a ticket.

The Marriott Room
Free event. Donations welcome!
12.00pm – 3.30pm | Open Mic performances hosted by Tom Beer from Bull

The Garden Room
Free workshops. Donations welcome!
12.00pm – 2.00pm | Design and print your own York Explore Library themed t-shirt with screen printer Kai West
1.00pm – 3pm | Lino printing workshop with Izzy Williamson

Help us celebrate Explore York Library and Archive’s milestone anniversary while enjoying fantastic live music and engaging daytime activities. Get your tickets now and be a part of this unforgettable event!

At Explore York we want our events to be accessible to all, and for everyone to feel welcome and included.

This event will be on the ground floor and is level access. There is a gender neutral accessible toilet on the ground floor. Please let us know if an event needs adapting to meet your needs. If you have any questions relating to an event, please get in touch with us by email at the following address:

York Explore Library and Archive, Library Square, York, YO1 7DS