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Updated: 21 January 2020

Forthcoming events:  February 2020


The YASS 60th Anniversary Dinner

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

Admission by ticket only.   We still have a few spaces left for this very special evening celebrating the founding of YASS on 31 January 1960.  Great food,  great company and some Scandinavian singing.   We also plan to display drawings and paintings by YASS members past and present.    For further details please contact Steve Bielby,  our Treasurer and Membership Secretary.

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.

Click here for a poster.

Jorvik Viking Festival

Saturday 15th to Sunday 23rd February at various venues in central York.

Festival website: