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York for Europe

Celebrating the European city of York

York for Europe's Mission 

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We maintain that the UK, having left the EU, will have its best interests served by retaining a close as possible relationship with the EU, its peoples and its cultures. This site will serve as a bulletin board, a village pump, and information and interest exchange. The aim of this site it to keep alive our already close ties with the countries of Europe which, we maintain, were more easily facilitated when the UK was a member of the EU. We will also share any difficulties that arise from terminating membership and solutions to problems where they exist. Also, we will share advantages of leaving the union should they arise...

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We are standing up for European rights, standards and values in the UK”
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As things stand, European nationals living in the UK can vote in the local upcoming elections, providing they have registered.

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European Nationals in the UK - make sure you have registered to vote in local elections.

Monthly meeting of York for Europe

The next general meeting for York for Europe supporters will be on Monday 20th February 2023 at 19.30, and will be held on Zoom.

Zoom link for the meeting. Click and wait to be admitted... to join the meeting follow this link at 19.25

our cat demanding a second vote

The National Rejoin March

March 25th 2023

A day of pro-rejoin action around the whole of the UK and in every EU country, all happening on the same day. Events of all different kinds, whether a static protest, a music event, street dancing, street stall, book fair, pub crawl, whatever we can dream up!

York for Europe is currently planning our local response. If you are able to assist, organise or attend please let us know and we will keep you in the frame.

Join in the event

Saturday 18th March 2023 at 7.30pm
University of York Choir celebrates Italian music! Reining in the Donkey...

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This musical event took place as part of the Festival of Europe on 25th September 2022.

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video shown at the event

York for Europe organised a musical event in celebration of our links with our twin cities of Münster and Dijon. The event was part of the nationwide Festival of Europe. Historically, artistic and creative links between European countries have been important for cultural and economic development across the continent.

We asked our twin cities to invite local groups to record some music of their choice. We hoped the result would be an interesting mix of musical types and so it has turned out. And so it was - something for every musical taste. We played the recording for over ninety minutes; it was projected on the big screen.

Join the activities of Alliance Française, York

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Sign up for a course, meet up for French conversation or simply join them for our cultural events

Welcome to york sign showing recent Twin additions. Follow this link for some photographs of all the Welcome to the City of York signs
York for Europe and the York Twinning Committees of Dijon and Münster have been working with Cllr Christian Vassie and staff of York Council to see the Twin Cities acknowledged on our welcome signs. The entire project has been financed by donations from York for Europe and the Twinning Committees. Full marks to the Council and CPMedia for a prompt and impressive job well done.

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