YUMI brings people and Cultures Together

York Unifying Multicultural Initiatives – is a voluntary, intercultural network.  We provide opportunities for people who have come to live in York to meet with the local community, make friends, develop confidence and feel valued members of York community.  We’re open to everyone so that means YOU!! We support people with different cultural roots, languages and walks of life to share skills, learn from each other, celebrate traditions.

    YUMI York – Volunteer

    Head down to Fossgate today to see YUMI York Unifying Multicultural Initiative, they will be offering samples of Indian street food, as well as spice mixes and Middle Eastern Za’atar. You'll also be able to find out more about what they do and volunteering in the garden. #yumiyork #charity #volunteering #york

    Posted by York Food and Drink Festival on Saturday, 29 September 2018

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You know there's a Dog Show at the Millennium Field Summer Fair don't you? But... did you know the categories?

Drum roll please! 🐩🐕🐶

Has your dog got the:
- Waggiest tail?
- Cutest face?
- Best young handler?
Are you the owner who looks most like their dog?

Well come and find out on Sunday 7th July. Register your dog at 1pm. Judging takes place between 2-3pm. And there will be prizes!

Fishergate Greens Friends of Fishergate Primary School Fishergate News R S P C A York, Harrogate and District Branch MySight York Hearing Dogs for Deaf People Bridge Veterinary Group Vets4Pets York York CVS York Steiner School Friends of Danesmead Wood GoodGym York Cycle Heaven Get Cycling - Events Busk RAY - Refugee Action York
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A few photos from the riverside stroll and international picnic today with United Bikes and friends from York Mosque & Islamic Centre to mark Refugee Week. What a great time we had!!

Thanks to all who came, helped out, shared their food and got in the spirit of things trying out some very nice bikes from Get Cycling - Events.

Thanks to Africa's Gift for donating the brilliant Wonderbag. The recipe for the delicious bathe-bathu soup from Lesotho made by Michael Fletcher, using spinach from the YUMI garden, will be up on the website soon.

Here’s to many more picnics at the beautiful YUMI Community Garden this summer... there’s no better place to get to know your neighbours while sharing seriously tasty food.
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So much going on at this year's Millennium Fair, where do we start?

There's going to be exciting historical re-enactments. Live music to make your heart sing. Breath taking Brazilan martial arts. Scythe demonstrations from our friends at St Nicks. Great community groups talking about what they do in the neighbourhood and how we have worked together to produce Fishergate Footprints like Friends of Danesmead Wood Friends of York Cemetery

There is a tonne of kids stuff happening too; face painting, crafts, exploring, hook-a-duck, a coconut shy and more...

And a Dog Show! Don't forget to bring your four-legged friends too!
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Ice cream? Yes, yes.. Two Hoots Ice Cream will be joining us...

Millennium Field Summer Fair - Sun 7th July - 1pm-5pm
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See you on Sunday 7 July for the Millennium Field Summer Fair. On all afternoon 1-5pm. Why not bring a picnic blanket and make an afternoon of it? @BuskCoffee @CycleHeaven @Fishergate_Sch @FishergateYork @stoswaldsyork @fulfordarmsyork @alligatoryork @YorkSteiner @FulfordLibrary

Make new friends, get out & about in your local community, be entertained, try your hand at a new activity, meet local groups. That's what the Millennium Field Summer Fair is about. See you on Sun 7 July, 1-5pm. @united_bikes @MTMcharity @joemicheli94 @wain_carl @GoodGymYork

The launch of Fishergate Footprints will take place at the Millennium Field Summer Fair on Sun 7 July, 1-5pm. Join us & @YorkCemFriends @YorkCemetery @LowMoorAllots to celebrate new walks, new opportunities, new stories of this local area. @StephenLewisYrk @singingfoodie

Historical re-enactments, live music, Brazilian martial arts, dog show, walks, crafts, meadow scything. A whole host of things to entertain the whole family. Plus your local community groups to connect with. Join us! Millennium Field Summer Fair, Sun 7 July, 1-5pm @joncowap

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We want an Intercultural York,
a city where people from different cultures and countries feel valued members of society, embracing diversity, celebrating differences. Developing relationships beyond national identities and cultures,
we’re shaping it together.

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International Community Garden

Join us at our International Community Garden to grow, cook, share and celebrate food from around the world.  The allotment at Fulford Cross is open from March to November. It’s open to everyone, so just get in touch (contact@yumiyork.org) to know when we’re there and what’s currently going on in the garden.

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Learning Opportunities

Sharing and learning is the heart of what we do at YUMI.
Check the Learning Opportunities page to see what’s on and contact us if you to sign up or if you want to propose a course or new training. Languages, arts, crafts, professional skills, English culture, personal development trainings… tell us what you need.

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Intercultural Events

Social gatherings, trips, creative writing, festivals, open days, , talks, family activities, movie nights, arts, coffee mornings and crafts sessions… These are just some of YUMI’s intercultural events. Make friends, get to know new people, have fun and enjoy yourself!! For a list of upcoming events, check out this page.

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