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York Environment Weeks are back!

Join us from Saturday 14th September – Saturday 12th October 2024 for a diverse programme of events celebrating and standing up for the environment.

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  • York Environment Week Hosts a Wider Range of Events Than Ever Before
    This year’s York Environment Week (YEW) has engaged the people of York in a wide range of events celebrating and protecting our environment. In its fourth year, YEW has offered a bigger programme than ever before, featuring 60+ environment-focused activities across York – with more still to come.
  • Theatre’s response to the climate crisis
    Alongside York Environment Week, there are a number of other local events dealing with environmental issues, including A Play for the Living in a Time of Extinction. York Theatre Royal’s Steve Pratt interviews Mingyu Lin, the director of this new play that tackles the climate crisis head-on and pioneers a new form of low-carbon theatre-making.Continue reading “Theatre’s response to the climate crisis”
  • How one week became three
    This year, we’ve had more event submissions to York Environment Week than ever before. With a varied programme of 60+ events, we’ve more than doubled the number of activities from last year. The eagle-eyed among you may also have noticed that it’s not just York Environment Week – we actually have over three weeks packed with eco-events across theContinue reading “How one week became three”

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York Environment Forum

York Environment Weeks (YEWs) is organised by York Environment Forum, the voice for the environment in York. Encompassing the natural and built environment, YEF is a collection of local organisations striving to make York a more beautiful, sustainable place to live for all of its residents.

Learn more about York Environment Forum