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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We found this children’s back pack in Danesmead Wood after the storytelling on Sunday. It contains a scrapbook and toys. Do you know the owner? Friends of Danesmead Wood ... See MoreSee Less

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We loved our time in the wood today, such a special place. Head down next Saturday for Halloween tales...Come and join us next Saturday, 2nd November for Halloween tales 👻🎃 ... See MoreSee Less

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Autumn Celebration...

Rowntree Park is flooded so the group is meeting NOW on Millennium Bridge for the walk.
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Join us for a stroll this Thursday! We'll walk and talk about what we have read on 'snow', and finish with a warm-up in a cafe. Some beautiful frost-white mornings recently! Meet 11am outside @YorkExplore in town. Wrap up snug! #decemberwalk #winteroutdoors #cafelife


At a cold, crisp cake confidence yesterday, Andrea said "What a fantastic session. Lovely, warm people. I feel so confident now and can't wait to ride a bike around York!". Thanks Andrea! Great to meet you. #cyclingandcake #cakeconfidenceworks #allyearround


We have 3 @MTMcharity sessions planned before Christmas, 10am Wed 27th Nov 4th Dec & 18th Dec
All welcome come along
#GetMoving 🚶🏃‍♀️🚶‍♂️🏃🚶‍♀️


Looking for something to do in #York? Over 600 activities in the Live Well York Community Activities Directory at https://t.co/EHWh8Uk7Xy @YorkLibrariesUK @AgeUKYork @CityofYork @YorkCVS @healthwatchyork @ValeofYorkCCG

Don't forget our Apple Celebration this weekend! Sat 23rd Nov 2-4pm. All welcome. Free samples! Plus find out what we've been up to this year, & the projects you can get involved in
@AbundanceYork @YorkGreenfields @StNicksFields @YorkPlanetSBank @FulfordOrchard @Brunswick_York https://t.co/Uj5P2uiILp

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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.

learning opportunities

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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