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Planet Food - A Doughnut Economy

A documentary about a pay as you feel York food waste project has been filmed to help celebrate its fifth anniversary.‘Planet Food - A Doughnut Economy Project’ is to be premiered at City Screen, York, on 26 September at 6.30pm. Instead of a red carpet, guests will walk into the cinema on a green carpet of turf. The showing is part of York Environment Week which runs from Saturday 23 September to Sunday 1 October.Book Tickets for Planet Food - A Doughnut Economy and My Extinction.The...

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Bus Accessibility Day

Come and meet York's bus operators, explore the buses while they're stationary, and hear how we're making your journey more accessible.When: Saturday 23 September, 11am to 2.30pmWhere: Vangarde Shopping Park - the old John Lewis car parkHow? Just turn up! There will be staff to help and a shuttle from Monks Cross Park & Rideover to the busesA collaboration between Vangarde Shopping Park, CPT and The York Enhanced Partnership for Buses...

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York Environment Week - Full Programme Announced

York Environment Week (YEW) has announced its full programme for 2023, with more events than ever before. Now in its fourth year, YEW is running from Saturday 23 September – Sunday 1 October (plus more events before and after), offering a wide range of environment-focused activities across York that are free and open to all.
YEW is an annual city-wide festival aimed at showcasing and celebrating the work of environment groups active in York. It offers groups and organisations the opportun...

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York Health Mela - Sunday 24th September

Revitalise Your Health: Experience York Health Mela on Sunday 24th September 2023! Discover a vibrant celebration of well-being with diverse entertainment, free health checks, and more.
It's free and everyone is welcome. It's taking place between 10am-5pm at York Museum Garden, Artists Garden, behind York Art Gallery.
York Mela is a free event, and is open to anyone who wants to learn more, be entertained and meet new people as well as enjoy different music, art and food in the heart of York....

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York 50+ Festival: 23rd September – 8th October 2023

The York 50+ Festival brochure is now available online, and printed copies will be available from next week.

There's over 120 events aimed at the over 50's, including talks, sport and active leisure, advice sessions and social groups. Many are free. Try something new, like: foraging, pickleball, underwater hockey, orienteering, dancing and lots more.Look out for the brochure around the city.Keep up to date via the York 50+ Festival facebook and York Older People's Assembly twitter feeds....

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International Overdose Awareness Day

The world’s largest annual campaign to end overdose, remember without stigma those who have died from overdose, and acknowledge the grief of the family and friends left behind is on Thursday, 31st August. Here’s what's happening in York around International Overdose Awareness Day:
Wednesday 23rd August Remember those lost – Wednesday 23rd August at 1pm, Rowntrees Park, meet by the café
Everyone welcome to remember people who have died through drugs and/or alcohol.

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New Directories - Live Well York

Live Well York's new directories - 'What's On' and 'Hubs and Clubs' are now up and running. We've had a few teething problems and we're still looking to improve things so have a look and let us know what you think.What's OnThis directory includes date specific activities, like fitness, art and other classes, plus coffee mornings and more. So any entries must have date information. Narrow down your search using the calendar (as well as the existing filters: ‘who’, ‘where’,...

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Our City Festival 9th September

After the success of last year Our City Festival is thrilled to announce its return in 2023. Set to take place on the 9th of September 2023 from 11:30am until 3:30pm at the prestigious York Explore Library & Lawn, supported by City of York Council.
This vibrant festival again aims to unite all York residents, groups, and communities in a celebration of diversity, inclusivity, and a collective voice.
The festival serves as a platform to empower individuals, fostering open-mindedness and und...

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