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Echoes of Coney Street
A composite of images relating to Coney Street's musical past.

Echoes of Coney Street

Drawing from York’s archives and memories from the city’s residents, this audio tour curated by the Street Life music researchers traces the echoes of Coney Street’s musical past.

From the Pre-Reformation musical fragments discovered at St Michael’s Spurriergate, to fond memories of York icon The Willow, Coney Street’s musical history is as fascinating as it is eclectic.

Use the 'Map' or 'List' tabs below to discover more about the key musical establishments which have played a vital part in creating Coney Street’s unique soundscape.

Tour by Katie Wycliffe, with Lucy Barker and Rachel Cowgill.

The frontage of Banks Musicroom on Lendal in York.
Thomas Haxby and Banks
A view of St Martin's church from Coney Street.
St Martin le Grand
The Picturehouse Cinema off Coney Street stands next to the River Ouse.
The Picture House
A sketch of the George Inn entrance on Coney Street.
The George Inn
Street frontage of Coney Street property formerly Archibald Ramsden's music shop.
Archibald Ramsden
A graphic from a Willow-themed t-shirt, showing a jar of Marmite and the words 'LOVE IT or HATE IT?''.
The Willow
The street frontage of the Coney Street property formerly Thomas Fenn Clarkson's music shop.
Thomas Fenn Clarkson
The church of St Michael on Spurriergate, York.
The Spurriergate Centre