Welcome to the York–Münster Twinning Association!
For everyone who wants to be part of Anglo-German connections
We continue to forge links between the people of our two cities.
We meet c. 6 times a year, sharing ideas about York–Münster connections.
What do you get if you join?
For just £10 p.a (£5 concession, unwaged free) you get a chance to participate in our annual visit to Münster and many e-activities we hold throughout the year, and you can help shape the future of a fantastic civic organisation which fosters binational friendship, understanding and collaboration.
Fancy becoming a member?
Just download this form, fill in and send to
Our treasurer will be in touch re membership fee.
What do we do?
Find a twin!
Archeology, bowls, conservation, folk music, … yachting or zumba?
Music or sports club, community or campaigning group?
If your York group would like to link up with Münster, YMTA will help connect you with a partner.
Our meetings in 2023:
All meetings are public and take place 7pm in
West Offices of City of York Council.
25 May 2023
3 August 2023
12 October 2023
Just email email@example.com if you would like to attend.
Great podcast about twinning:
Produced by the German Embassy: inspiring ideas for activities. Do listen in!
And great ideas about twinning possibilities:
... in this guide: Reinvigorating Town Twinning Associations
Can you help us action some of these ideas here in York?
The British-German Association interviewed our YMTA Chair for this, so we hope to have contributed to their summary of 'best practice'!
click to find out more
BLOG: OUR STORIES
Read about recent York–Münster exchanges and other news, on our blog page HERE
MÜNSTER EXCHANGE – read about it here
York Festival of Ideas
Connecting with our neighbours: European initiatives in York
Tuesday 13 June 2023, 6pm to 7pm
Ron Cooke Hub, Campus East, University of York
YMTA members meet to plan activities.
We have plenty of ideas and energy to go forward!
Keep an eye on our social media for updates
or email us to find out more: firstname.lastname@example.org
After the pandemic lockdowns, a welcome face-to-face gathering of some YMTA members took place in October 2021. Cheers, everyone!
Click the button above to hear greetings and a message of support for twinning activities from the Mayor of Münster, Markus Lewe.