Events archive

This archive contains StreetLife York events that have now finished.

To view upcoming events, see our Upcoming events 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 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.

Guided tour

Secret Tour of York with Author Isobel Akerman

(11:00am - 12:00pm)
York Minster

Let the author of an unusual guide to York, Issie Akerman, take you on an unusual tour of York.


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.

Guided tour

Strata/Life: The Rocks & Fossils of Coney Street

(12:00pm - 1:30pm)
29-31 Coney Street

Join Fossiliam (Dr Liam Herringshaw) for a walking tour to discover the rocks, minerals and fossils of Coney Street.


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.