Upcoming Events

​Referendum Anniversary Picnic

​​​Date and Time

12:00 - 2:00 pm
​St. Helen's Square

​Join us in St. Helen's Square in the Centre of York to commmemorate/commiserate the events of 1 year ago.

​York for Europe are holding an anniversary bring and share picnic.  We'll be eating, drinking and celebrating new found friends and a sense of purpose.  Bring food, bring flags or just bring yourself.  You'll be most welcome.

​​​Monday Vigil for Europe

​​Join us this York Station beneath the city walls. Details of time on the facebook page.

​Bring flags banners or just yourself.  Each week will have a distinct flavour.  Coming up the 'Great' Repeal Bill.

​​​Past Events

​York fights on after Article 50 is triggered

​York for Europe commemorated the triggering of Article 50 on 29 March 2017 with a simultaneous banner drop, at or near the four city gates .

​The day began with a protest by Cliffords tower where  York Press and BBC Radio York were present.  The day concluded with a rally outside York Minster and a rousing rendition of the EU anthem, Ode to Joy.
​On 25 March 2017 dozens of York for Europe  members joined tens of thousands of others at the Unite for Europe march in London. 

​The marcgh finished at a rally in Parliament Square which was addressed by politicians and others active in the Remain movement including Tim Farron, Alaistair Campbell and Nick Clegg.
​On 4 March, York for Europe travelled North to Newcastle for a march and rally.  Addresses were given by Richard Corbett MEP and AC Grayling.  Music by Madeleina Kay and others.
One Day Without Us - National Day of Action - 20 February 2017

​Bring and share picnic to celebrate the contribution made to the life of the city by our friends, neighbours and colleagues who were born outside of the UK and have made their home here.
​Street stalls

Cake not Hate and More Cake Less Hate  - St. Sampson's Square York. 

In support of Open Britain's national days of action.
​Silent Chain for Human Rights - York Minster - 12 December 2016

York for Europe celebrate Human Rights Day with an address from Canon Precentor,  Peter Moger.

Human Rights Day commemorates the day on which, in 1948, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. In 1950, the Assembly passed resolution 423 (V), inviting all States and interested organizations to observe 10 December of each year as Human Rights Day