Memories of Coney Street drop-in session at Acomb Explore Library

Community outreach drop-in session hosted by Lucy Barker, a local multi-media artist.
Wednesday 14th September 2022, 11:30am - 1:00pm
Coney Street photographs


We all have a memory of Coney Street.

Let’s look back to imagine the future we could create. 


With live music from the brilliant Andy Abbott, accompanying animations made from archive images detailing Coney Street’s colourful past, we will reflect, share and create a street for our shared future.


What was useful? What did you love? What’s been lost? What would bring you back? What would make Coney Street for every body? 


These sessions will be gentle, drop in, open to anyone and totally free. 

Warm welcomes, drinks and snacks freely available. Hover at the edges, relax and soak up the vibe or get right stuck in: All types of involvement are welcome here. 


Location: Acomb Explore Library, Front St, Acomb, York YO24 3BZ

Date: Wednesday 14 September

Time: 11:30am - 1:00pm

Got thoughts, questions or specific needs? Get in touch.



Lucy Barker is a multi-media artist, originally born in York but now based in Bradford. She has been working as artist in residence on the Street Life project using film, timelapse, field recordings and archive images to explore Coney Street's past and potential futures. The connective thread between her projects is the heartfelt desire to engage a wide range of people in creative processes ­– as spectators, participants, and co-producers. Through her projects she strives to offer fresh perspectives that inspire audiences and participants to make positive personal and social change. Lucy works with her project assistant Sonia Sandhu, herself a Bradford based creative and York based action research specialist Roger Newton.

Booking information

Drop-in event, no booking required.