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York Civic Trust

Support us: Benefits of individual membership


Visit to Mystery Plays in Museum Gardens 2012

Visit to Rowntree Park, York

Visit to Middlethorpe Hall, York

Visit to the York Medical Society Room Garden, York
Every person and every business in York has a vested interest in protecting and improving the city's unique character and historic fabric. We are open to anyone who agrees 'York is special'.  By joining York Civic Trust you can become engaged in this vital process and enjoy the following benefits: 

  • The opportunity to contribute to the strong voice which promotes the conservation of the city's unique historic fabric and encourages good design.

  • Annual programme of events and activities - to introduce people to the wonders of the city, which usually includes walking tours, visits to public and private York historic buildings, theatre trips, lectures and exhibition receptions.

  • Discount on events and activities run by Fairfax House, including shop discounts

  • Free admission to our internationally recognised, Arts Council accredited, Georgian museum, Fairfax House, including invitations to important exhibitions which are mounted in the House.

  • A free copy of the illustrated Annual Report which serves as a permanent record of York's development and the Trust's achievements.