Events archive

This archive contains StreetLife York events that have now finished.

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Secret York: Isobel Akerman and Andrew Morrison in conversation

(7:00pm - 8:00pm)
Waterstones, Coney Street

Isobel will be talking with Andrew Morrison, Chief Executive of the York Civic Trust, about the hidden sites around the city and how we can conserve them for the future. This event is hosted in partnership with York Festival of Ideas and York Civic Trust.

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StreetLife: Celebrating the history and future of Coney Street

(10am - 6pm)
29-31 Coney Street

Join us on 24 June to explore the past and future of York’s historic Coney Street.


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.


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.


CUMIN Workshop #2: Hip-Hop, Healing and Wellness

(11:00am - 4:00pm)
29-31 Coney Street

Workshop 2 from CUMIN (Contemporary Urban Music for Inclusion Network) will focus on Hip-hop, Healing and Wellness and will take place both online and in-person.


Adaptive Reuse: After the shop

In times of changing high streets, how can spaces on Coney Street like vacant shops and upper floors be adapted for sustainable future use?
(2pm - 4pm)
King's Manor

This workshop explores the adaption and reuse of spaces including empty units, upper floors, and buildings behind the street frontage.


Make Your Own Diddley Bow

(4:00pm – 5:30pm)
29-31 Coney Street

As part of York's StreetLife, Rob Collins will be offering a hands-on workshop in which participants will build their very own diddley bow.


Build Your Own Festival

(7:30pm – 8:30pm)
29-31 Coney Street

As part of York's StreetLife, award-winning festival director Mary Agnes Krell will lift the lid on how to go about building a festival.