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Events & Festivals on the Yorkshire Coast

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There’s always something happening on the Yorkshire Coast whatever the time of year, from tiny village shows to major internationally renowned festivals. They cover, of course, music, food, art, theatre and sport, but here on the coast, we can go one better, and bring you festivals of angling, sailing, rowing, surfing and maritime history – you don’t get those inland.Search for events by date and major events at a glance below. Alternatively, visit the individual town and village sections of our website to find out more about what’s going on up and down the coast – we’re confident you’ll find something that feels tailor-made for you.

All Ride

Bridlington

Tue 23 May 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.

 
 

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All Ride

All Ride

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

Tue 23 May 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.

Cober Hill

Birdwatching with Richard Baines

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

Mon 22 - Fri 26 May 2017

Join Richard Baines for a week of exciting excursions spotting unusual species of birds that reside in the local area. An excellent opportunity to photograph some amazing species in their natural habitat.

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 4 May - Sat 9 Dec 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

Give Blood

Give Blood: Blood Donation Session

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

Tue 23 May 2017

Do something amazing.

Car Boot

Hutton-le-Hole Car Boot

Hutton-le-Hole, North Yorkshire, YO62 6UA

Sun 14 May - Sun 20 Aug 2017

Local Car Boot on selected Sundays.

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.

Lebberston

Lebberston Car Boot

Lebberston Fields, Field (opposite Jet Service Station ), Lebberston Nr., Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 3PB

Sun 19 Mar - Sun 15 Oct 2017

Lebberston Car Boot, Opposite The Jet Service Station, A165/B1261 (Scarborough to Filey Rd), Lebberston, YO11 3NX

Great Yorkshire Men

Lunchtime Lectures with Tim Tubbs (May 2017)

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

Tue 2 - Tue 23 May 2017

Join Tim Tubbs in the handsome, panelled Sitwell Library at Woodend for more enjoyable Tuesday lunchtime lectures on popular historical and literary subjects

Malton Monthly Food Market

Malton Monthly Food Market

Malton Market Place, Malton, North Yorkshire, YO17 7LP

Sat 8 Apr - Sat 9 Dec 2017

Malton Monthly Food Market is one of Yorkshire’s most renowned food markets and in December it’s our Christmas Special!

Pickering Car Boot

Pickering Car Boot

Pickering Showground, Malton Road, Pickering, North Yorkshire, YO18 8EA

Sat 1 Apr - Sun 29 Oct 2017

From 1st April 2017, the Pickering Car Boot will be running every Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holiday Monday afternoon from 3pm onwards (weather dependent)

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.

Wildlife Photography Competition!

Wildlife Photography Competition

Dalby - The Great Yorkshire Forest, Dalby Forest Visitor Centre, Low Dalby, Pickering, North Yorkshire, YO18 7LT

Sat 1 Apr - Wed 31 May 2017

Show off your skills in our Wildlife Photography Competition!

Wildlife Watching Events

Wildlife Watching Events

Dalby - The Great Yorkshire Forest, Dalby Forest Visitor Centre, Low Dalby, Pickering, North Yorkshire, YO18 7LT

Mon 8 May - Mon 25 Sep 2017

Experience the unique thrill of seeing forest wildlife from a purpose built hide. Sessions will be run by Hidden Horizons and will take place weeky.

All Ride

All Ride

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

Wed 24 May 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.

Movies Meets The Musicals

Movies Meets Musicals: Take Two

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

Wed 24 May 2017

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

Planting of the Penny Hedge

Planting of the Penny Hedge

Whitby Harbour, St Annes Staith, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 3PY

Wed 24 May 2017

Why not take your family to see and hear Whitby's oldest tradition for yourselves during half term. ""The planting of the Penny Hedge in Whitby Harbour""

THE BEACH BOYS

The Beach Boys

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

Wed 24 May 2017

Music legends The Beach Boys are set to bring 'Fun Fun Fun' to the Yorkshire coast in 2017 as they headline a night at Scarborough Open Air Theatre!

Walking for Health

Walking for Health - Hornsea

Hornsea, East Yorkshire, HU18 1AB

Wed 24 May 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 24 May 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.

North Bridlington - Mile Marker Route 2

Mile Marker Health Walk

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

Thu 25 May 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.

Movies Meets The Musicals

Movies Meets Musicals: Take Two

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

Thu 25 May 2017

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

Filey Methodist Church

Filey Festival of Music

Filey Methodist Church, Union Street, Filey, North Yorkshire, YO14 9DZ

Sat 27 May - Sun 4 Jun 2017

Filey's annual week long music festival.