Your place in our Tribute Garden

Our new dedicated Tribute Garden in the Quiet Place is a special place for visitors and the University of York community to enjoy and reflect. The centrepiece of the garden will be a unique sculpture decorated with metal ivy leaves, each bearing a short message of tribute. ‘Living stone’ boulders inscribed with longer messages are placed around the garden.

Add your leaf to the tribute sculpture

You can add a leaf bearing a short message to the tribute sculpture.

The ivy leaves are made from steel and crafted by a local York artist. Choose from a small leaf with a single name or a larger leaf that allows you to add a short message.

Add your boulder to the Tribute Garden

You can add a boulder to the Tribute Garden with your message.

Our boulders are made of Caithness stone with smooth faces for the inscription, produced by local York craftspeople and individually made. Each piece of this ‘living stone’ with its smoky, oil-on-water appearance will become unique over time, enhanced by the nuances of its patterning as the stone matures.