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 more

Citizen Jane: Battle for the City

Citizen Jane: Battle for the City 2nd August 2017, City Screen My Future York have collaborated with York Central Action and City Screen to put on Citizen Jane: Battle for the City. Jacobs was a writer and a campaigner against ‘slum clearance’ initiatives who had a strong interest in how places are made by interactions … Read more

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 more

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 more