A leading creative city on the world stage.


For two millennia York has been the meeting point for the ideas and creativity of the world. Today, it is playing this role once more through digital innovation and media arts.



On 1 December 2014, the Director-General of UNESCO, Irina Bokova, designated York as a UNESCO City of Media Arts and the newest members of the Creative Cities Network.


2015/16 PLAN


York has published its plan for designation, developed in close collaboration with key stakeholders and industry bodies.

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