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Literary Event, Fri 22 - Sun 24 May 2020, £4-£12

Filey Literature Festival

Filey Literature Festival

Enjoy Ian McMillan (The Barnsley Bard/regular on BBC Radio 3) and Luke Carver; Amanda Owen, The Yorkshire Sherpherdess; Hannah Hauxwell: No Through Road - a play and presentation about her life, premiered at the Edinburgh Festival 2019

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Literature Festival with main stage concerts at Evron Centre, workshops, talks and get-togethers in rooms, bars, cafes, around town, and Filey Library.
On-street and on-train story-telling.

Ian McMillan and Luke Carver Goss

Author of the Kate Shakleton Mystries

Amanda Owen

No Through Road
A play by Shelagh McKay and Karen McDonnell

*** and full program of events by Filey Library ***


Friday 22nd May
* Poetry dinner with Valley Press at Tommy’s, 5 Hope Street, 5:30pm — 7:00pm £20
(Tickets from Tommy’s)

* lan McMillan and Luke Carver Goss — Between You and Me — 7:30 at the Evron Centre

Saturday 23rd May

Tickets £12 available from Filey post office

* Tom Mason and Sage Snider. Music with a nod to piracy.
Coble Landing, Bandstand and who knows where else! All weekend. Free

* Book Fair, Evron Centre, 10:00am — 2:00pm Free entry

*Michael Fearon - Filey: Fishing port and resort at Filey Museum, Queen Street
1:00pm — 2:00pm. Free but donation to Museum would be appreciated.

*Bronte Poetry Workshop - Wendy Pratt, Evron Centre, Rooms 21/22.
12:00pm — 2:00pm. £20, must be pre-booked.

*Frances Brody — Author of The Kate Shackleton Mysteries
2:30pm — 3:30pm. At the Evron Centre rooms 21/22 £10 with cream tea.

Tickets available from Filey post office

*Nick Holland - The Lost Essay of Anne Bronte at The Evron Centre Rooms 21/22
6:00pm — 7:00pm £5. For tickets see Filey Literature Festival@fileylitfest

*Hannah Hauxwell: No Through Road, a play by Shelagh McKay and Karen McDonnell,
with songs and videos, Q & A following. Evron Centre Concert Hall, starts 7:30pm

Tickets £10 from Mrs Bishop’s Doggy Deli 01723 512389

Sunday 24th May

*Seascapes Writer’s Workshop - Wendy Pratt at the Evron Centre, Rooms 21/22
12:00pm — 2:00pm £20, must be pre-booked.

*The Wildness Pleases: Changing Responses to the Yorkshire Coast 1700 — 1850
by Dr George Sheeran at The Evron Centre, Concert Hall,

3:00pm — 4:00pm Tickets £4 see Filey Literature Festival@fileylitfest
*Saying Stuff: local writers and authors, gather at the Foords public house, Queen Street
5:00pm — 7:00pm. Free

*The Yorkshire Shepherdess, Amanda Owen at The Evron Centre Concert Hall
7:30pm £12 ticket available from ** May be
Mirs Bishop’s Doggy Deli 01723 512389

Subject to change

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (with charge)Disabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsPublic toiletsAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencing

Children welcomeDisabled access

Please note baby changing facilities are located in the public toilets adjacent to the Concert Hall

Event details

Dates Times
Fri 22 - Sun 24 May 2020
Main Stage Events start at 7.30 - see fb/leaflets for other events.


Main Stage events in Evron Centre Concert Hall, £12 Ancillary events/workshops in rooms £4/£10/£20 - see fb page/leaflets. Many free events and activities.

Events at this Venue

date event
Sat 11 - Sun 12 Apr Filey International Food Festival
Fri 1 May Filey Farmers Market
Fri 22 - Sun 24 May Filey Literature Festival
Fri 5 Jun Filey Farmers Market
Sat 13 - Sun 14 Jun Filey International Food Festival
Fri 3 Jul Filey Farmers Market


John Street,
North Yorkshire,
YO14 9DQ



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Map reference: TA 118805  Lat: 54.20806 Long: -0.28731

By Public Transport:
Filey is accessible by National Express Coaches, East Yorkshire Motor Services buses,
and East Coast rail line. Follow signs for Town centre, Evron Centre situated off John Street.

By Car:
Follow signs for Town Centre, Evron Centre situated on John Street. Parking available in West Avenue car park.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Filey station


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (with charge)Credit cards accepted (with charge)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access

Please note baby changing facilities are located in the public toilets adjacent to the Concert Hall