Explore the events hosted by StreetLife York in 2022 and 2023.

To view ongoing work and discover the legacies of StreetLife, see our projects page.


Medieval Word Craft:

A FREE Creative Writing Workshop
(10:00am to 12:30pm)
Yorkshire Museum / Museum Gardens

In association with StreetLife


HOT METAL: Exhibition Launch

(6:00pm - 9:00pm)
City Screen Picturehouse

Celebrate the launch of ‘HOT METAL’: an exhibition on the social history of newspapers and printing on Coney Street. The event will include an introduction by curator Dr Kathy Davies (Historian, StreetLife) and recollections from former staff and associates of the Evening Press and Herald Printers.

Guided tour

StreetLife Family Fossil Hunt

(1:00pm - 2:30pm)
Yorkshire Museum / Museum Gardens

Join Fossiliam (Dr Liam Herringshaw) for a fun family fossil hunt!


Open Mic Night

Will Dreyfus and other local musicians
(8:00pm - 10:00pm)
29-31 Coney Street

Join us for an exciting open-mic night hosted by renowned local musician, Will Dreyfus, to mark the end of the York Festival of Ideas.


Open rehearsals of Valentine Nalson’s Masses

Drop-in rehearsals of Valentine Nalson’s Masses and other music at St Martin Coney Street
(2:00pm - 4:00pm)
St Martin Coney Street

Drop-in rehearsals of Valentine Nalson's Mass in G at St Martin Coney Street.


Jake Shimabukuro with support from Andy Eastwood

(7:00pm – 10:00pm)
Central Methodist Church

A truly rare opportunity to see two of the world’s best ukulele artists in one place.


Ukulele Masterclass with Jake Shimabukuro

(3:30pm – 4:30pm)
Spurriergate Centre

Join American ukulele virtuoso Jake Shimabukuro for a masterclass exploring his musical influences, playing styles and career.


Andy Eastwood Ukulele Workshop - Focus on Formby

(2:00pm - 3:00pm)
Spurriergate Centre

Join Andy Eastwood for a participatory workshop exploring the playing styles of George Formby.