Culture in York
York is a city where outstanding, renowned culture and heritage come together with a cutting-edge contemporary approach to creativity: reflecting the city’s rich history and its status as the UK’s first UNESCO Creative City of Media Arts. Home to a diverse music scene, a programme of major events and festivals, thriving grassroots initiatives, and major culture and heritage organisations, York is a city with culture at its heart.
York’s Creative Future, the York Culture Strategy 2020 – 25, is designed to make a measurable, positive difference to the people of York, regardless of age, background and postcode and to everyone who works, studies in, and visits York. Find out more.