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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.
Whitby Pavilion Complex

Whitby

Whitby Pavilion Complex, nestling into the West Cliff, has wonderful views over the North Sea. The Victorian Theatre and the refurbished Northern Lights Suite provide a multi-functional venue suitable for almost every type of event.

 
 
Scarborough Open Air Theatre

Scarborough Open Air Theatre

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

Originally Europe's largest open air theatre, Scarborough OAT has since built a reputation as a concert venue worthy of hosting household names from all corners of the world of music.

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.

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.

The Spa Bridlington

Bridlington Spa

South Marine Drive, Bridlington, YO15 3JH

Whitby Pavilion

Whitby Pavilion

West Cliff, Whitby, YO21 3EN

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.

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.

Plan Your Visit

 

What's on in the coastal villages

All Ride

All Ride

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

Sun 25 Jun 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.

Around the world

Around The World

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

Fri 23 - Sun 25 Jun 2017

Presented by Scarborough Dance Centre | Friday 23rd June & Saturday 24th June at 7:30pm | Sunday 25th June at 2pm | YMCA Theatre | Book online or 560750

View from Oliver's Mount

Cock O' the North Continental Road Races

Oliver's Mount, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 2YW

Sat 24 - Sun 25 Jun 2017

Come along to Oliver's Mount Road Race circuit a experience the excitement of the Cock of the North.

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.

Peasholm Park

Music in the Park - Sunday Brass Bands

Peasholm Park, North Bay, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO12 7TR

Sun 25 Jun 2017

Music in the Park organ concerts presents the following...

Spa Orchestra

Scarborough Spa Orchestra Summer Season 2017

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

Mon 5 Jun - Thu 14 Sep 2017

Live music through the Summer in the wonderful setting of Scarborough Spa's Suncourt and Grand Hall.

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.

Alastair James: The Monday Menu With Music

Alastair James: The Monday Menu With Music

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

Mon 26 Jun 2017

Farrer’s Bar & Brasserie Presents ‘The Monday Menu With Music

Movies Meets The Musicals

Movies Meets Musicals: Take Two

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

Mon 26 Jun 2017

After a fabulous Summer 2016 season, Tony Peers Productions return to The Spa Theatre to present Movies Meets The Musicals: Take 2!

All Ride

All Ride

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

Tue 27 Jun 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.

Little Voice @ Stephen Joseph Theatre

Little Voice

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

Tue 27 - Fri 30 Jun 2017

The Rise and Fall of Little Voice is in turns brutal and tender, terrifying and exhilarating and this production will serve up the perfect cocktail of northern grit and Hollywood glitz. It’s also packed with hilarious characters and hit son

Movies Meets The Musicals

Movies Meets Musicals: Take Two

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

Tue 27 Jun 2017

After a fabulous Summer 2016 season, Tony Peers Productions return to The Spa Theatre to present Movies Meets The Musicals: Take 2!

All Ride

All Ride

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

Wed 28 Jun 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.

Boe & Ball - Together Again

Michael Ball & Alfie Boe - Together Again

Scarborough Open Air Theatre, Northstead Manor Gardens, Burniston Road, Scarborough, YO12 6PF

Wed 28 Jun 2017

Following the stunning success of their Platinum selling album Together and 29 sold out shows across the UK in 2016, Michael Ball and Alfie Boe today announced they will play Scarborough Open Air Theatre in 2017.

Movies Meets The Musicals

Movies Meets Musicals: Take Two

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

Wed 28 Jun 2017

After a fabulous Summer 2016 season, Tony Peers Productions return to The Spa Theatre to present Movies Meets The Musicals: Take 2!

Walking for Health

Walking for Health - Hornsea

Hornsea, East Yorkshire, HU18 1AB

Wed 28 Jun 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 28 Jun 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.

Cliff Richard

Cliff Richard - Just Fabulous Rock 'n' Roll

Scarborough Open Air Theatre, Northstead Manor Gardens, Burniston Road, Scarborough, YO12 6PF

Thu 29 Jun 2017

To celebrate the release of his brand new album, Just… Fabulous Rock ’n’ Roll, Cliff is heading out on a Summer Tour of the UK

The Grand Hotel, Scarborough

Craft and Gift Fairs at the Grand Hotel

Craft and Gift Fairs at the Grand Hotel, The Grand Hotel, St Nicholas Cliff, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 2ET

Thu 29 Jun 2017

A craft and gift fair held every Thursday and Saturday (from 4th May) supporting St.Catherine's Hospice Scarborough. Quality crafts and gifts on sale. Free admission Refreshments available Sale is open from 8.30am to 4pm

Movies Meets The Musicals

Movies Meets Musicals: Take Two

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

Thu 29 Jun 2017

After a fabulous Summer 2016 season, Tony Peers Productions return to The Spa Theatre to present Movies Meets The Musicals: Take 2!

The Barber and Sue

The Barber and Sue

Woodend Creative Workspace, The Crescent, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 2PW

Thu 29 Jun 2017

The Barber and Sue - Thursday 29th June, 7:30pm

Movies Meets The Musicals

Movies Meets Musicals: Take Two

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

Fri 30 Jun 2017

After a fabulous Summer 2016 season, Tony Peers Productions return to The Spa Theatre to present Movies Meets The Musicals: Take 2!

Tea in the Park

Tea in the Park

Peasholm Park, North Bay, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO12 7TR

Fri 30 Jun 2017

Come along and enjoy a lovely 2 course meal overlooking our wonderful park.