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ART and CRAFTS EXPO
Posted 19 February 2021 ART and CRAFTS EXPO

Call out to all Artists, Crafters and Artisans in the Wheatbelt June 26/27th 2021 Are you interested in showcasing and selling your Art or wares. Why not book a stall or maybe share one with a friend or community group. This is a superb opportunity to sell your Art and Crafts at a 2 day even in the fabulous town of York at the Town Hall. Work shop spaces available for half day hire. For bookings and further information please contact "York Events on Avon Inc" : Michelle 0417949803

York Photographic Awards 2021 - Entries closing soon!
Posted 14 February 2021 York Photographic Awards 2021 - Entries closing soon!

Give it your best shot in any of the following three categories: Open Colour, Creative Photography, Monochromatic Photography. An optional theme is offered for the photograph in one of the above categories best exemplifying York. Entries close: March 5, 2021.

Perth Lockdown - Shire of York Community Information
Posted 01 February 2021 Perth Lockdown - Shire of York Community Information

The Premier’s five day lockdown announcement for the Perth, Peel and Great Southern Sunday 31 January is a timely reminder for us all to remain vigilant and aware of our COVID responsibilities as individuals, tourism operators and community members.

5 reasons why York should be on your 2021 roadtrip list
Posted 28 January 2021 5 reasons why York should be on your 2021 roadtrip list

If 2020 restrictions have made you want to start 2021 with a ‘New Year, New Experiences’ mindset, chances are you’re not alone! We’ve curated a few must do experiences to get you outdoors and recalibrating the right way. All you need is an esky, your favourite playlist and a couple of your besties!

YORK RESIDENCY MUSEUM TO CLOSE FOR WORKS
Posted 07 January 2021 YORK RESIDENCY MUSEUM TO CLOSE FOR WORKS

From Tuesday 12 January the Residency Museum will be closed until further notice for remedial works to strengthen the building and chimneys against earthquakes and other natural hazards.

New Nature Play WA Play Trail App launched in York
Posted 02 October 2020 New Nature Play WA Play Trail App launched in York

Be active, have fun, and learn together by taking part in the York Play Trail, starting from the Town Hall down to the Avon River.

Family activities in York for the school holidays
Posted 27 September 2020 Family activities in York for the school holidays

Enjoy all York has to offer these School Holidays!

PHASE 2 EASING OF RESTRICTIONS – WHAT DOES THIS MEAN FOR YORK?
Posted 13 May 2020 PHASE 2 EASING OF RESTRICTIONS – WHAT DOES THIS MEAN FOR YORK?

WA Regional Boundaries to close
Posted 27 March 2020 WA Regional Boundaries to close

Latest social distancing measures and restrictions – Are you doing the
Posted 26 March 2020 Latest social distancing measures and restrictions – Are you doing the right thing?

Business Continuity Plan adopted at Special Council Meeting 24 March 2020
Posted 25 March 2020 Business Continuity Plan adopted at Special Council Meeting 24 March 2020

Shire response to latest COVID-19 State of Emergency Declarations
Posted 23 March 2020 Shire response to latest COVID-19 State of Emergency Declarations

COVID-19 Update
Posted 20 March 2020 COVID-19 Update

Shire of York – Events & Public Gatherings
Posted 17 March 2020 Shire of York – Events & Public Gatherings

York Trails Unveiled
Posted 07 October 2019 York Trails Unveiled

The Shire of York unveiled three new trail brochures to coincide with peak season visitation. The trails explore York’s art & cultural interests, rich flora and fauna, as well as York’s proud history as a heritage town.

York's Avon Park RV Site Relocation
Posted 11 September 2019 York's Avon Park RV Site Relocation

York's 24 hour RV site will be moved to Janet Millett Lane on the opposite side of the Avon River.

Bicycle racing returns to York!
Posted 14 August 2019 Bicycle racing returns to York!

YORKIDS FESTIVAL POSTPONED TO 2020
Posted 15 May 2019 YORKIDS FESTIVAL POSTPONED TO 2020

The Shire of York regrets to advise that Yorkids 2019 will not be going ahead this year.

Canola strategy promotes safety and respect
Posted 29 August 2018 Canola strategy promotes safety and respect

The Shire is trialling additional safety strategies this year including a multi-lingual canola information flyer, availability of biosecurity signage for farming properties and peak weekend ranger patrols. More information on these strategies is available from the Shire office or the York Visitor Centre.

York Motor Show 2018 - Sunday 26 August
Posted 11 August 2018 York Motor Show 2018 - Sunday 26 August

Free entry. Fun for the whole family.

Wara Art Comes to York
Posted 11 August 2018 Wara Art Comes to York

If you’ve never heard of Wara Art, that is all about to change. While some rural communities have their scarecrows and The York Festival has its sculpture competition the Hay Bale Challenge, Japan has Wara Art – a spectacular example of a highly creative use of straw.

Bicycle racing returns to York!
Posted 11 August 2018 Bicycle racing returns to York!

York Cycling Festival returns on 1 & 2 September 2018.

YORKids - A Winter Adventure
Posted 29 April 2018 YORKids - A Winter Adventure

This long weekend in June will come alive with a new event called YORKids – A Winter Adventure. The event will run from 11 am – 5 pm Saturday 2 and Sunday 3 June throughout the Town Centre.

York Motorcycle Festival 2018
Posted 28 March 2018 York Motorcycle Festival 2018

The York Motorcycle Festival is back in 2018 and will be an exciting and action packed event the whole family can enjoy!

Triumph Festival comes to York
Posted 28 March 2018 Triumph Festival comes to York

Pop up bar, live band, photobooth, darts, pool, ping-pong! Saturday 7 April, 1pm until late.

ANZAC Centenary Exhibition ‘Walk With Us – Remembering Them’
Posted 25 February 2018 ANZAC Centenary Exhibition ‘Walk With Us – Remembering Them’

York Residency Museum is creating a major exhibition for the Shire of York to commemorate the Centenary of ANZAC during 2018. 25 April – 25 July, York Town Hall.

York Easter Fair Markets 2018
Posted 25 February 2018 York Easter Fair Markets 2018

York Easter Fair - Antiques, Collectibles, Markets at the York Town Hall (and surrounds)

York Photographic Awards 2018
Posted 25 February 2018 York Photographic Awards 2018

The Act-Belong-Commit York Photographic Awards. 24 March - 2 April 2018 at The Sandalwood Gallery, 179 Avon Terrace, York. Free exhibition.

Australia Day Award Celebrations
Posted 15 January 2018 Australia Day Award Celebrations

Friday 26 January 2018: Avon Park 7.30am - Community Breakfast in the Park. 9.00am - Ceremony & Award Presentations. Australia Day at the Pool from 12pm. Includes FREE entry, games, live music and BBQ. All welcome!

Old Mother Hubbard pantomime tickets now on sale at the York Visitor Centre
Posted 28 September 2017 Old Mother Hubbard pantomime tickets now on sale at the York Visitor Centre

Old Mother Hubbard, a pantomime written by Tony Nicholls and directed by Bryce Manning on Sunday 29 October, 1pm at the York Town Hall. Tickets on sale now at the York Visitor Centre.

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