FISHERGATE POSTERN TOWER – will re-open with restricted numbers from Saturday 4th July with measures in place to comply with the latest Government Guidelines regarding the safety of our visitors, our volunteers, and members of the general public. See separate posting for more details and the COVID19 risk assessment YORK’S CITY WALLS – are managed by the City of York who have announced that from Saturday 4th July all of the city walls will be
STAY AT HOME – and visit York’s Walls and Fishergate Postern Tower on-line – Whilst there are no current plans to reopen #York‘s City Walls or Fishergate Postern Tower, we can at least confirm our next two #virtual open days. There will be a small one on Sat, 23 May, and another on Sat, 20 June. More details to follow. #HeritageChat See new promotional video HERE Virtual Open Days site is HERE For the latest
York’s City Walls are CLOSED until further notice. Fishergate Postern Tower is CLOSED until further notice. The 2020 “York Walls Festival” organisers released the following statement on 24th March 2020 = Statement – York Walls Festival 2020 “Like all groups organising events this summer, we are faced with the realism that ordinary life will be on hold for many months. Only yesterday the Bar Walls themselves were closed to help reduce the spread of Covid-19.
In line with Government Coronavirus Guidelines the planned OPEN DAYS at Fishergate Postern Tower are now CANCELLED until further notice. You can still visit the interior of Fishergate Postern Tower in a safe and virtual way using our new FPT VR Tour available HERE The FOYW AFM will be postponed to a later date, and our “committee meetings” will be conducted electronically. The City Walls are controlled and managed by the City of York Council