York Walls Festival holds events throughout the year, and has just added a Spring Weekend to its calendar! Founded in 2018, the Festival celebrates communty, history and heritage in the vibrant and historic city of York, in Yorkshire, England.
Friends of York Walls
The Friends of York Walls are a registered charity who support the Festival. The Friends look after the 500 year-old Fishergate Postern Tower on behalf of City of York Council, and have open days and events all year round at the tower, staffed by volunteers. Fishergate Postern Tower is open on Festival weekends.
2022 Festival Weekends
For 2022 the York Walls Festival is having two special weekends - one around the May Day Bank Holiday Weekend (Saturday 30th April and Sunday 1st May) and one in the Summer (Saturday 13th & Sunday 14th August). We're proud to again be partnering with local organisations and community groups to tell more stories and promote our shared heritage!
Twilight Walls 2023 – ‘Twilight Tales with The Storyteller’
In partnership with York Ghost Week 2023
‘York Walls Festival’ presents a special ‘Twilight Walls’ event in partnership with ‘York Ghost Week’, raising money for the 2024 Festival.
Take to the ancient Bar Walls after dark in the company of your guide ‘The Storyteller’ who will entertain you with spooky family-friendly stories and historical tales spanning the centuries of York’s incredible history. Each session lasts 30 minutes.
Click the timed session under the dates below to be taken to the Eventbrite booking page.