York 50+ Festival: Dozens of events all around York over a two week period!

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NB. Some of the info below relates to 2017, but the 2018 Festival will be similar. Please pass this link to your organisation’s committee members – THANKS!!

For just £55 you can have TWO entries in our 40-page Festival booklet (4000 print-run, 10,000 readers).

1. A quarter-page advert to your chosen design - list all your regular meetings and/or your upcoming events

2. A 40-60 word line advert announcing your event as part of the York 50+ Festival.

Other options are available for just £5. Please email if you are interested, or call John Bibby on 01904-330334.

For further information please see below.


============= Further information is below. But don't delay, act today! Call 01904-330334 and ask for John

The York 50+ Festival is coming up! It offers your organisation scope for

  • Publicity
  • New members
  • Funding.

Here are three suggestions: some are FREE!!

  • organise an event as part of York’s 50+ Festival: tell people about your group; fund-raise; get new members!
  • participate in our Information Fair (September 14th); network with other organisations!
  • advertise in the Festival programme (40 pages; 4000 print-run; action needed NOW!))

Are you interested?

Please register HERE or contact John Bibby (01904-330334, and we will send you details.

======= Further ideas: Last year’s Festival had over 130 events!

OPEN MEETING: Advertise one of your regular meetings as part of the York 50+ Festival.

SPORT & LEISURE: 49 events including racquet sports, sailing, bowling, 50+ Festival Walk, aikido, kendo, cycling, swimming, running, walking, dancing. Try something new!

HEALTH & WELLBEING: 24 events from laughter to belly dancing and chiropractic to meditation. Get fit - feel good!

WORKSHOPS: 19 events including art, computers, felting, rag rugging, French choir, funeral planning, overseas volunteering. Learn something new!

SOCIALS: 11 events - enjoy the Tramways Dance Night, food fun and good company, quizzes and more. Meet new friends!

OPEN DAYS etc.: 11 events incl. Old Palace treasures, St Leonard’s Hospice, book sales, clothes swaps, fair trade products. Visit new places!

SHOWS & FILMS: 9 events with Dementia & Me, Omar, Wings, The Perfect Murder, Playback Theatre, etc.

TALKS: 9 events about tall ships, Edible York, Bar Convent history, Foss walk, older LGBT issues and much, MUCH more!

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