The Friends of York Walls recently had an email request from Australia asking for help in identifying one of York’s “old gateways” visible in a 1944 photograph.
Tiana Adair wrote –
“Hello York Walls Friends. I was recently in York on a pilgrimage from Australia as my father and his Aussie crew were stationed at 466 Squadron in Driffield during WWII.… Click here to read more
Where is this?
Over the next few weeks we will be featuring a series of “Mystery Pictures”.
They will all be related to York’s Walls, The Bars, Clifford’s Tower, York Castle and St Mary’s Abbey – but they will not be pictures of the more obvious or well known features of York’s wonderful heritage.… Click here to read more
A group from The Friends of York Walls had a wonderful day out on a visit to the walled city
of Chester on Tuesday October 16th 2012.
FOYW have formed links with some members of the Chester Renaissance group and a day
visit to Chester was organised with their help.… Click here to read more
The Friends of York Walls invite you to share your photographs with us on our Flickr Group.
You can view the existing “group pool” of images via the above link, and you are welcome to join the group to upload your own photographs.… Click here to read more
On Saturday 14th July 2012 The Friends of York Walls escorted the Lord Mayor of York Councillor Keith Hyman, and Mrs Karen Hyman the Lady Mayoress, on a walk along some of York’s historic walls.
The civic party was first entertained by the York Concert Band on the front lawns of The Kings Mansion before setting off on a “walls walk” through the Museum Gardens to Lendal Bridge and the start of the city walls.… Click here to read more
The Red Tower Fair on 7th July was blessed with a rare event this summer, a warm and sunny day.
The Friends of York Walls in association with the local residents provided stalls, games, entertainment, activities and refreshments. A good afternoon was had by all.… Click here to read more