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Coastal Villages - TV, Film & Literature

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Bram Stoker and the Brontës, Alan Ayckbourn and AS Byatt: some of this country’s best-loved writers have loved this coastline, staying and sometimes living here, and writing about the area.And our dramatic scenery has provided the backdrop to many a well-loved film and TV series – your little ones, for instance, will probably be very familiar with Staithes, location for the hit CBeebies series, Old Jack’s Boat.
Stephen Joseph Theatre

Scarborough

The SJT was founded in 1955 by Stephen Joseph and thrived under the artistic direction of Alan Ayckbourn. Housed in a former Odeon Cinema, it has two auditoria: The Round, and The McCarthy.

 
 
Stephen Joseph Theatre Scarborough

Stephen Joseph Theatre

Westborough, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 1JW

The Stephen Joseph Theatre is home to Alan Ayckbourn, the world's most performed living playwright and boasts 2 auditoria: The Round and The McCarthy, which also doubles as a cinema.

YMCA Theatre Entrance

YMCA Theatre

YMCA Theatre, St Thomas Street, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 1DY

The YMCA Theatre offers a range of top-quality amateur productions all year-round. No visit to Scarborough is complete without a visit to the YMCA Theatre.

Whitby Pavilion

Whitby Pavilion

West Cliff, Whitby, YO21 3EN

Scarborough Spa Conference Venue

Scarborough Spa

South Bay, Foreshore Road, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 2HD

The Spa Complex is unique amongst British Venues, not only because of its coastal location on the beautiful South Bay, but also for the variety of facilities housed within the magnificent Victorian building.

The Spa Bridlington

Bridlington Spa

South Marine Drive, Bridlington, YO15 3JH

Scarborough Open Air Theatre

Scarborough Open Air Theatre

Northstead Manor Gardens, Burniston Road, Scarborough, YO12 6PF

Originally Europe's largest open air theatre was re-opened in the summer of 2010 by Her Majesty the Queen.

Hollywood Plaza Cinema, Scarborough

Hollywood Plaza Cinema

159 North Marine Road, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO12 7HU

The Hollywood Plaza is Scarborough's main cinema. It is a quaint but comfortable picture house, and although it only offers one screen, provides the town with a wonderful selection of films for all ages.

Plan Your Visit

 

What's on in the coastal villages

All Ride

All Ride

Bridlington North Promenade, North Promenade, Bridlington, YO15 3LG

Tue 25 Apr 2017

The scheme offers people with additional needs and mobility issues as well as their parents, carers the opportunity to take part in cycling. The designed route is predominately flat and takes in stunning views along the East Riding coast.

Beauty & Beast

Beauty & The Beast (PG)

Whitby Pavilion, West Cliff, Whitby, YO21 3EN

Tue 25 Apr 2017

Running Time: 123 mins Rating: PG Various Show Times

Easter Break

Easter Break

Cober Hill, Cober Hill, Cloughton, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO13 0AR

Mon 3 - Fri 28 Apr 2017

Why not join us for an Easter Break at Cober Hill? Inclusive of a day trip to Farndale to see the Daffodils! £308pp Full Board or £268.00pp DBB Monday - Thursday. Call Reception on 01723 870310 to book.

Captain Cook Museum

Kamchatka to Krakatoa: the Cook Voyages in Asia

Captain Cook Memorial Museum, Whitby, Grape Lane, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO22 4BA

Sat 1 Apr - Sun 5 Nov 2017

It is not often realised that Captain Cook's ships sailed the length of the Asian coast from the icy coasts and smoking volcanoes of Kamchatka in Eastern Siberia, to the sleeping giant of Krakatoa in modern Indonesia.

Scarborough Art Gallery

Lasting Impressions - Printmakers Council Archive

Scarborough Art Gallery, The Crescent, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 2PW

Sat 25 Mar - Sun 18 Jun 2017

A captivating exhibition celebrating printmakers and their work.

Car Boot

Skirlington Sunday Market and car Boot

Skirlington Leisure Park, Skipsea, Hornsea, YO25 8SY

Sun 5 Feb - Sun 17 Dec 2017

East Yorkshire's biggest Sunday market and car boot sales.

Car Boot

Strawberry Fields Car Boot & Market

Strawberry Fields, Bridlington, Kingsgate, Bridlington, YO15 3NG

Thu 30 Mar - Thu 26 Oct 2017

Bridlington's biggest weekly car boot sale. Open every Thursday from 30th March to the end of October 2017. Also open Bank Holiday Mondays and Tuesdays during the summer season, 6am-2pm, 100's of stalls, demo's, rides & attractions.

Viceroy's House

Viceroy's House (12a)

Whitby Pavilion, West Cliff, Whitby, YO21 3EN

Tue 25 Apr 2017

Running Time: 106 mins Rating: 12a Monday 24 April: 2.30pm Tuesday 25 April: 7.30pm Wednesday 26 April: 7.30pm

All Ride

All Ride

Bridlington North Promenade, North Promenade, Bridlington, YO15 3LG

Wed 26 Apr 2017

The scheme offers people with additional needs and mobility issues as well as their parents, carers the opportunity to take part in cycling. The designed route is predominately flat and takes in stunning views along the East Riding coast.

Give Blood

Give Blood: Blood Donation Session

Scarborough Spa, South Bay, Foreshore Road, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 2HD

Wed 26 Apr 2017

Do something amazing.

Books By the Beach

Scarborough Book Festival - Books by Sea

Scarborough Library & Information Centre, Vernon Road, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 2NN

Wed 26 Apr - Mon 1 May 2017

Books by the Beach | 26 APRIL - 1 MAY 2017

Viceroy's House

Viceroy's House (12a)

Whitby Pavilion, West Cliff, Whitby, YO21 3EN

Wed 26 Apr 2017

Running Time: 106 mins Rating: 12a Monday 24 April: 2.30pm Tuesday 25 April: 7.30pm Wednesday 26 April: 7.30pm

Walking for Health

Walking for Health - Hornsea

Hornsea, East Yorkshire, HU18 1AB

Wed 26 Apr 2017

Free guided 1 hour walk for all ages and abilities, aimed at anyone who has an interest in walking or wants to slowly introduce exercise into their daily routine as part of rehabilitation from illness, injury or to get fit.

Walking for Health

Walking for Health - Withernsea

Withernsea, Withernsea, HU19 2DJ

Wed 26 Apr 2017

Free guided 1 hour walk for all ages and abilities, aimed at anyone who has an interest in walking or wants to slowly introduce exercise into their daily routine as part of rehabilitation from illness, injury or to get fit.

Beauty & Beast

Beauty & The Beast (PG)

Whitby Pavilion, West Cliff, Whitby, YO21 3EN

Thu 27 Apr 2017

Running Time: 123 mins Rating: PG Various Show Times

Ensemble 360

Ensemble 360

Stephen Joseph Theatre, Westborough, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 1JW

Thu 27 Apr 2017

The wonderful Music in the Round return with work by Glazunov, Mozart and Tchaikovsky. Age guidance: 8+

North Bridlington - Mile Marker Route 2

Mile Marker Health Walk

East Riding Leisure Bridlington, Promenade, Bridlington, East Yorkshire, YO15 2QQ

Thu 27 Apr 2017

A beginner 30/45 minute health walk along the Bridlington mile marker routes, aimed at an introductory level for those wanting to do some low level activity, meet some friends and get a bit fitter.

Four Mums In A Boat

Books By The Beach: Four Mums In A Boat

Scarborough Spa, South Bay, Foreshore Road, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 2HD

Fri 28 Apr 2017

Books by the Beach presents 'Four Mums in a Boat'

Cober Hill

Cycling Weekend

Cober Hill, Cober Hill, Cloughton, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO13 0AR

Fri 28 - Sun 30 Apr 2017

Come and enjoy dinner, bed and breakfast for just £99per person on Friday 28th April - Sunday 30th April.

Filey Folk Festival

Filey Folk Festival

Filey - various venues, Filey, YO14 9EP

Fri 28 Apr - Mon 1 May 2017

Filey Folk Festival is one of the mainstays of this North Yorkshire seaside town's musical year.

Supersonic 70s

The Supersonic 70s Show - April

Whitby Pavilion, West Cliff, Whitby, YO21 3EN

Fri 28 Apr 2017

The ‘SUPERSONIC 70s Show’ - “The most explosive show in theatre land”

Tour de Yorkshire

Tour de Yorkshire

Scarborough Town, Scarborough Town Centre, Scarborough, YO11 2HF

Fri 28 Apr 2017

For the third year in a row Scarborough will be an official host town for the Tour de Yorkshire when it returns in 2017.

Tour de Yorkshire

Tour de Yorkshire

Whitby Town, Langborne Road, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 1YN

Fri 28 Apr 2017

For the third year in a row Scarborough will be an official host town for the Tour de Yorkshire when it returns in 2017.

Absolute Bowie

Absolute Bowie

Scarborough Spa, South Bay, Foreshore Road, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 2HD

Sat 29 Apr 2017

Celebrating the life and music of David Bowie.