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St Nicks has been the inspiration for many local poets. The beautiful nature that surrounds us is a common theme through their work. Take a moment out of your day to relax and enjoy listening to some of our favourites in the surroundings that inspired them.

Notes from an Autumn Wood by Patrick Lodge

In praise of the Stinging Nettle by Carole Bromley

Five Red Admirals by Kitty Greenbrown

Squirrel by Doreen Gurrey

Butterfly Meadow by Sue Norton

Trees by Will Kemp

Fallen Beech by Michael Brown

Woodlouse by Brinley Price

Tree Creeper by Brinley Price

Jazz Fox by Jo Young

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Over more than two decades, volunteers and supporters have made St Nicks what it is today: a flourishing hub of green inspiration for the city. You can help grow the green heart of York by joining St Nicks. Your support will help us sustain and expand our work.

Join us to help fulfill our vision for York to be a city where people value wildlife, the environment and each other equally to sustain a rich and healthy life for all.

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