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1 Visit York
2 City Screen
3 York St John University
4 Micklegate Bar Museum
5 Mansion House
7 Barley Hall
8 Thirteen Thirty One
9 York St Mary's
10 St William's College
11 York Theatre Royal
12 York Explore Library
13 Bar Lane Studios
14 White Stuff
15 Yorkshire Museum
Taking place across the city of York, ASFF will screen in a number of iconic locations all within walking distance of one another, combining the historical with the contemporary. Explore our 2012 venues below.
Collect / Purchase all wristbands and tickets here. Visit York is York's tourist information centre and ASFF Festival Hub. Fully accessible.
Overlooking the River Ouse, this cultural venue is the heart of independent film in the City. Fully accessible.
York St John University
This prestigious civic university with an an award winning campus, has roots going back to the 1840s. Fully accessible.
Micklegate Bar Museum
Situated on the route of York’s famous walls walk, Micklegate Bar Museum has stood sentinel to the city for over 800 years.
Located in the centre of York, the Mansion House has been the official residence of the Lord Mayor of York for almost 300 years.
Located behind the Mansion House and on the River Ouse, the Guildhall has been the site of government and commerce since 1445.
A stunning medieval house that was hidden for decades. This gem was rediscovered in the 1980s and has been restored to its original splendour. Partial access.
Thirteen Thirty One
Situated in York’s Latin Quarter, this quirky gastro-bar is a hive of activity, housing a luxury cinema with fully reclining seats and
York St Mary’s
York St Mary’s is a beautiful medieval church which opened as a contemporary visual art venue in 2004 .Fully accessible.
St William's College
Built in 1461 in the shadow of York Minster, St William's College under the license granted by King Edward IV, was originally a college for Minster priests. Not accessible.
York Theatre Royal
A theatre since 1744, built on the ruins of the medieval St. Leonard’s Hospital, the building is a perfect blend of architectural styles from the past three centuries. Partial access.
York Explore Library
Explore York Library is a flexible space that is a modern city library, which is located in the heart of the city. Fully accessible.
Bar Lane Studios
A relative newcomer to York’s rich cultural heritage, Bar Lane Studios is an engaging combined arts space offering artists’ studios and workshops in a contemporary setting. Partial access.
Renowned for its quirky features, this unique boutique fashion and lifestyle store in the heart of York houses a relaxing nine-seater cinema. Partial access.
The Museum was founded by the Yorkshire Philosophical Society in 1830 and is situated inside the York Museum Gardens. Fully accessible.