Events and activities

In association with StreetLife York, events and activities will be held throughout April to November 2022. We hope you will be able to join us for some of these!

Our events and activities will be held in a number of locations in and around Coney Street and the centre of York. Please note that some events may require booking, while others are private or invitiation-only.

Many of our activities are hosted at the StreetLife Hub (29-31 Coney Street) and available throughout the April-November period - we look forward to welcoming you there!

Dates
Category

VR Experiences

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29-31 Coney Street

Visit the StreetLife Hub for our Virtual Reality Experiences. The first of our three experiences features singer and researcher Vivien Ellis as she performs a selection of street cries from old York.

Exhibition

CONEY ST JAM: an art intervention by Navigators Art

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29-31 Coney Street

A mixed media exhibition by Navigators Art in response to Coney Street past, present and future.

Print a Poster

In collaboration with York Design Week. Try your hand at printing a poster inspired by this year's theme of ‘Make it Work’.
- (10:00am - 4:00pm)
29-31 Coney Street

In collaboration with York Design Week. Try your hand at printing a poster inspired by this year's theme of ‘Make it Work’.

Workshop

Introduction to Linocut Workshop

Join Joanna Lisowiec to learn the basics of linocut printing. No experience required and all materials will be provided!
(12:00pm - 5:00pm)
29-31 Coney Street

Join Joanna Lisowiec to learn the basics of linocut printing. No experience required and all materials will be provided!

Workshop

Letterpress Printing Taster Session

Hosted in collaboration with the 17th York 50+ Festival.
(2:00pm - 4:00pm)
29-31 Coney Street

Get to grips with the basics of letterpress printing in this introductory workshop hosted in collaboration with the 17th York 50+ Festival.

In conversation with...

York in Close Up by Catherine Sotheran

(5:00pm - 6:30pm)
29-31 Coney Street

An illustrated talk based on Catherine’s book of the same name. Hosted in collaboration with the 17th York 50+ Festival.

Workshop

Letterpress Printing Taster Session

Hosted in collaboration with the 17th York 50+ Festival.
(10:30am - 12:30pm)
29-31 Coney Street

Get to grips with the basics of letterpress printing in this introductory workshop hosted in collaboration with the 17th York 50+ Festival.

In conversation with...

York Minster in Close Up by Catherine Sotheran

(2:00pm - 3:30pm)
29-31 Coney Street

An illustrated talk based on Catherine’s book of the same name. Hosted in collaboration with the 17th York 50+ Festival.