Committee Members Wanted

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


Public Meeting 21st March 2011

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.


Lord Mayor Inspection, 17th March

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.


Launch Meeting Fully Booked!

The launch meeting of the Friends group at The Mansion House tonight (Monday February 28) is fully booked. But fear not, further meetings are planned and you can now register your interest in attending our next meeting.

The next meeting is to be held on Monday March 21st at The Bar Convent at 7pm. Speakers are to be confirmed.

For those interested in hearing more on Friends of York Walls, Keith Myers is being interviewed live on Radio York tomorrow morning (Tuesday 1st March).


Charitable Incorporated Organisation representing York's walls & defences