Perspectives on Castle Gateway: a photography event in collaboration with York Past and Present

Perspectives on Castle Gateway: a photography event in collaboration with York Past and Present 20th July, meet 3pm outside York Castle Museum, meet us from 4pm at Weatherspoons to discuss the area and add your ideas. Do you like taking and sharing photographs of York? Are you interested in the Castle Gateway area and want … Read morePerspectives on Castle Gateway: a photography event in collaboration with York Past and Present

The ‘My’ in My Castle Gateway

Before collaborating on My Castle Gateway project, Phil Bixby and Helen Graham worked together on My Future York. More than once they’ve been asked why use ‘my’ (rather than, say Your Future York or Our Future York). Here they discuss the various reasons and how ‘my’ signals the distinctive approach to engagement taken in the … Read moreThe ‘My’ in My Castle Gateway

The Castle Gateway area has a ‘little bit of everything of York’s archaeology and urban history’: John Oxley, City of York Council City Archaeologist

The My Castle Gateway project is about shaping the future but this raises questions about the area’s past: What do we need to understand about the histories of Castle Gateway to make decisions about its future? We caught up with John Oxley, City of York Council City Archaeologist to ask him the big stories of … Read moreThe Castle Gateway area has a ‘little bit of everything of York’s archaeology and urban history’: John Oxley, City of York Council City Archaeologist

Guildhall Ward Committee, 24th May 2017

We went to the Guildhall Ward Committee about the Castle Gateway area. We asked : • What’s important? • What would you like to do here in the future? When we looked at the Post-it notes there were some very clear themes. People wanted to: • Eat [food stalls, fast food, restaurants] [some said the … Read moreGuildhall Ward Committee, 24th May 2017