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National Centre for Early Music, St Margaret's Church

National Centre for Early Music, St Margaret's Church, Walmgate, York, North Yorkshire YO1 9TL View on map

14th century church with highly decorated 12th century Romanesque doorway (removed from chapel of the ruined hospital of St Nicholas, probably during 1684-5 rebuilding of church). Now houses the National Centre for Early Music and used for concerts, music educational activities, conferences, recordings and events.


Opening Arrangements

All year: Monday - Friday 10am - 4pm. Also by prior arrangement. Access is necessarily restricted when events are taking place.


Inside Walmgate Bar and city walls, on the east side of the city. Rail: York. Bus: First Bus No 10.

Parking Spaces


2 parking places for the disabled

Disabled Access

  • Wheelchair access: Yes
  • Disabled Toilets: Yes
  • Assistance dogs: Yes