York City Walls “Walk In The Dark”

Wednesday 1st November and Thursday 2nd November, open from 6pm to 8pm   –   A rare opportunity to walk along Yorks historic City Walls after the sun goes down and to see the city and Minster in a new light!

Friends of York Walls volunteers will be opening up the Walls for a “Walk In The Dark” starting at Bootham Bar going (one direction) to Monk Bar.   … Click here to read more

York Walls Performance Trail – Saturday 16th September 13:00 to 17:00

Friends of York Walls are supporting the 2017 TakeOver Festival “Lead In Event” on Saturday 16th September when performers will be taking to York’s famous City Walls for a one of a kind performance trail.

Full details can be found on the York Theatre Royal page   HERE

Featuring new and emerging artists and performers at various stations throughout the Monk Bar to Bootham Bar stretch of the walls with 10-15 minute shows this will be the perfect opportunity to engage with accessible arts, one of TakeOver’s main aims, and find out what is planned for this year’s main festival week in October.… Click here to read more

Open Days and Events 2017

Fishergate Postern Tower  & other events  2017  –


FPT – Heritage Open Weekend :-
Friday 8th September (11am – 4.30pm) + 
Saturday 9th  September  (10am – 4pm) +
Sunday 10th  September (10am to 4pm)

TakeOver Festival Lead In Event  – “York Walls Performance Trail”
A York Theatre Royal TakeOver event around Monk Bar to Bootham Bar
Saturday 16th September (afternoon)

FPT – Saturday 23rd September  (10am – 4pm)

FPT – Saturday 7th & 28th October  (10am – 4pm)

“A Walk In The Dark”   – 1st & 2nd November open 6pm to 8pm  Bootham to Monk Bar  –  £1   but children & NUS students FREE

FPT – Saturday 4th November  (10am – 4pm)  last 2017 open day

No need to book, and entry to FPT is free – but donations to Friends of York Walls and tower repairs will be very welcome.… Click here to read more

Charitable Incorporated Organisation representing York's walls & defences