22nd July: Opening up Castle Gateway walks

Today My Castle Gateway is working in collaboration with Coaching York to run walks around the Castle Gateway area. You can book you places via this link. We’ll be keeping an update of number of places left via twitter and our facebook page. The rain is due to clear up by 11am!

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