Black Rose Events

Black Rose Events turns the white rose of Yorkshire black by organising quality gothic music events in the beautiful city of York.

Our flagship event, established in 2013, is
The Black Rose Ball weekend ,
an annual gothic masquerade ball and concert, plus fringe events, usually the weekend of the first Saturday in September.

We are an entirely volunteer-run organisation and all our events raise money for
S.o.p.h.i.e.
The Sophie Lancaster Foundation
,
registered charity number 1129689.

Note that The Sophie Lancaster Foundation are not involved in the organisation of any of our events.

Upcoming Events

Friday 31 August 2018 through Sunday 2 September 2018: Black Rose Ball weekend

The annual gothic charity masquerade ball returns, with pre-ball concert, The Black Rose Bazaar gothic market and café, plus exclusive fringe event for weekend ticket holders.

Black Rose Ball 2018 e-flyer

Past Events

Friday 15 June 2018 and Saturday 16 June 2018: Live all-dayer plus warm-up club night

Friday 1 September 2017 through Sunday 3 September 2017: The Black Rose Ball weekend 2017

Friday 9 September 2016 through Sunday 11 September 2016: The Black Rose Ball weekend 2016

Friday 18 September 2015 and Saturday 19 September 2015: The Black Rose Ball weekend 2015

Saturday 13 September 2014: The Black Rose Ball 2014

Saturday 7 September 2013: The Black Rose Ball 2013

Some of our team were also the organisers of Dark Reverberations Festival, held on Saturday 22 October 2011.

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