Clock Tour with Ian Phillips

Clock Tour with Ian Phillips

What is a horologist? Join Ian Phillips on his exploratory tour of York’s historic clocks and find out what makes him tick. Discover why York has THREE significant public clocks in the main street (Avon Terrace) when most towns in Australia struggle to to have even one. Clock conservator Ian Phillips will explain the historical,…

The Death Tour

The Death Tour

“Every place in York is so old that someone has died there.” And so begins York’s Death Tour, an interactive tour, presented as part of our LiveLighter Walking Tour Program, starts with tales of horror from the first days of settlement in the 1830s, to the river and the court house, and ends at the Town…

Convict York Walk

Convict York Walk

York is an ideal place to tell the story of the coming of convicts to Western Australia, many of whom were responsible for the constructions of the buildings in the town. Participants on the Convict York Walk, presented as part of our LiveLighter Walking Tour Program, will hear the full story about how The York…

Churches of York Tour

Churches of York Tour

York is fortunate to have three churches from the 1850s as well as two larger 19th century Victorian Academic Gothic churches. During the 2021 York Festival, a walking tour of these early churches will take place as part of our LiveLighter Walking Tour Program. Rob Garton Smith, President of The York Society, will lead the walk…

Blacksmiths of York Walk

Blacksmiths of York Walk

To complement The York Festival’s rare and endangered crafts program, Rob Garton-Smith, President of the York Society, will present this tour as part of our LiveLighter Walking Tour Program which will visit some of the sites of the earliest blacksmiths of York which date back to 1841, the arrival of the first blacksmith to York….

Avon Terrace Walk

Avon Terrace Walk

Avon Terrace represents a golden mile of Victorian and Federation buildings, beautifully preserved and unique in Western Australia. Rob Garton-Smith, President of the York Society, will be running a walking tour up and down this golden mile during the 2021 York Festival as part of our LiveLighter Walking Tours Program. The tour relates the people…

Architecture Walk

Architecture Walk

Architects, architectural students, and purveyors of fine design won’t want to miss this opportunity to explore the town of York on foot in this informative and entertaining walk presented as part of our LiveLighter Walking Tours Program examining the various architectural styles that still remain right in the centre of town. Rob Garton Smith, President…