Committed individuals wanted to join this dynamic new friends group.

We are currently being run by a launch committee that has established the group and has already made significant inroads into improving the defensive walls.

If you would like to be involved contact our Chairman, Keith Myers, at

Alternatively please come to our next talk which is to be held at The Bar Convent, York on Monday 21st March at 7pm. Please book your seat by contacting


Friends of York Walls are pleased to announce their second public meeting is to be held at 7pm on Monday March 21st at the Bar Convent, Blossom Street, York.

We are very pleased to announce the main speaker will be Dr Keith Emerick (Inspector of Ancient Monuments, North Yorkshire & City of York, English Heritage). The event is free but places are limited and will be allocated on a first come first served basis. Please email to reserve you place.


The Lord Mayor is to walk around the city walls from Bootham Bar to Monk Bar and finally along Lord Mayors Walk  to inspect the walls.

The walk will take place at 2pm on Thursday 17th March. We are looking for volunteers to help steward the event on the day. If you are interested, please contact us.