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Updated: 28 November 2019

Forthcoming events:  December 2019 to February 2020

Lucia Celebration at York Minster

Friday 6th December 7:30pm (doors open 7pm)

Do join us for our eight Lucia Celebration at the Minster!   This year we are delighted that the Swedish choir  Chorus Pictor (who sang in 2014) will be joining us again.   Entry is free as this is a service,  it includes a collection.    YASS members can apply for tickets for reserved seating.

A separate website for the event can be found at:

Further information about the festival of Sankta Lucia on this website can be found here.

To go to the York Minster website click here.

Nature, Identity and Swedish Landscape Painting

Tuesday 14th January 7:30pm at the Norwegian Study Centre,  University of York

A presentation by Isabelle Gapp (University of York).  Followed by tea/coffee and informal conversation.


The YASS 60th Anniversary Dinner

Friday 7th February 7pm for 7:30pm at Bedern Hall

Admission by ticket only.

Tolkien and Icelandic Literature

Thursday 20 February 7:30pm at the Norwegian Study Centre,  University of York

Presented by Rory McTurk (Emeritus Professor of Icelandic Studies,  University of Leeds).  Followed by tea/coffee and informal conversation.

Jorvik Viking Festival

15-23 February at various venues in central York.

Click here for festival website.