The second York Walls Festival took place on Sat 10th & Sun 11th August 2019. A list of events that happened is here.

The YouTube video, featuring Festival Co-organiser Martin Hetherington and York St. John Uni. festival assistants Rebecca Spencer & Holly Graham is below.

The festival will be back – put Sat 15th & Sun 16th August 2020 in your calendar.



There have already been some talks in the lead-up to the festival, with a review here

Our mobile phone app is out now. User guide here

The popular walls Explorer Trail returned, and was joined in 2019 by a York Walls Activity Booklet.

Download them here: 

YWF Activity Booklet 2019 VF

YWF Explorer Trail 2019 VF

This year’s festival is being supported by the National Lottery Heritage Fund. Thanks to all the National Lottery players out there who made this possible.

This year’s poster: