How much do you know about York's Bid to Become a UNESCO City of Media Arts?

On 20th March 2014, York submitted a bid to be recognised by UNESCO as a City of Media Arts and to join the global Creative Cities Network.


Illuminating York is happy to announce that applications for Illuminating York 2014 Supporting Commissions are now open!

The theme of this year’s Festival is Leading Lights. Where Illuminating York 2014 will shine a light on some of York’s most amazing innovations, discoveries and achievements. From space to sweets and from medicine to music, from the bizarre to the beautiful.


We are pleased to announce that as of the 28th July 2014 Forsite Diagnostics is now trade as Abingdon Health.


Autonomous Surface Vehicles (ASV) has been building a business in unmanned marine systems for defence and oil and gas customers since 2010. But it wasn't until it entered a Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI) competition run by the National Oceanography Centre and supported by the Technology Strategy Board that it found a way to move into the market for oceanographic research.


Screen Yorkshire today announces its latest investment through the Yorkshire Content Fund in the $25m US/UK co-production Hunter's Prayer. The European-set action feature will bring major Hollywood stars and filmmaking talent to Yorkshire when it shoots this autumn. Filming will also take place in Hungary.


Businesses in York have just one week to enter the 2014 Press Business Awards.

To enter visit thepressbusinessawards.co.uk


York Student Science Week is being hosted from the 16-22 of November by the University of York’s scientific societies.

York Physsoc will be hosting its Annual Colloquium on the 22nd of November. This year promises to be fantastic!

There are five incredible lectures and a science fair lined up:


The Science City York Board has accepted a proposal by City of York Council to become the sole owner and member of SCY, the company.

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