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SPARK* is a dynamic and vibrant urban initiative, serving as a creative beacon in the heart of York, on Piccadilly. It serves as a transformative space, facilitating and supporting local entrepreneurs, creatives and members of the community to innovate, collaborate and grow.

Come and explore our diverse array of independent businesses, creative studios and social spaces.

We welcome everybody and are open six days a week from 12pm with free entry and no booking required.

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About our purpose
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17—21 Piccadilly

Open Tuesday-Sunday from 9am*

We are unable to reserve tables in our communal seating area but the area is free for all guests to enjoy on a first-come first-serve basis – dogs are also welcome!

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We are home to the freshest selection of independent traders in Yorkshire.

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From open air cinemas and art markets to community meetings and baby groups.

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A place for everyone with space to make, work, show and shop!

Open air – April to August

Under our cosy roof – September to March