StreetLife York

Exploring the fascinating history and vibrant future of Coney Street, one of York’s most familiar thoroughfares.

About the project

Find out more about the StreetLife project and our plans during January to July 2023.


Discover fascinating insights into the past, present and future of Coney Street from the StreetLife research team.


Explore Coney Street with our interactive map, showing trails and points of interest.

Events and Activities

The Dancefloor Project

(1:00pm - 3:00pm)
29-31 Coney Street

Have you ever felt unsafe on the bus, walking to work or on a night out? Join us on our pop-up dancefloor where you make the rules. Take up some space, soak up the vibes, bust a move, pick up a pen and tell us your demands.



In The Cauldron Boil And Bake An Owlet’s Wing by Jakub Snochowski

(06:00pm - 8:00pm)
29-31 Coney Street

A staged play reading by Jakub Snochowski in collaboration with York International Shakespeare Festival.

Ensemble Playing Workshop for Beginners

(5:30pm - 7:00pm)
29-31 Coney Street

Join Christian Topman — musician, bass player, teacher, workshop leader and co founder of The Arts Barge Project — for an in person practical ensemble playing workshop for beginners held at the StreetLife Hub.

Join us at the StreetLife Hub!

Join us at the StreetLife Hub at 29-31 Coney Street, where you'll find exhibitions, art and the StreetLife printing press. The Hub is staffed and someone will be available to show you around.

We are open 10:00 - 17:00 every day except Tuesday (10:00 - 19:00) Wednesday (closed) and Sunday (10:00 - 16:00).