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Christmas Event, from 29 Nov 2019, free entry

Scarborough Sparkle

Scarborough Sparkle

Details

The programme for the venue’s Christmas themed shopping and entertainment weekend includes festive stalls selling luxury Christmas gifts, delicious food and drink, a synthetic ice rink for a fun skating experience, festive musical performances from a variety of choirs and bands, illuminated fairground rides and the Yorkshire Coast Radio roadshow; who will add to the joyful atmosphere by providing music and many competitions and prize giveaways to local attractions and experiences. Children will also have the chance to meet Anna, Elsa, Olaf and even The Grinch!

Entry to the event is free although charges will apply for the illuminated fairground rides and ice skating.

The Ice Skating will be £5 per person (including boot hire) for a 20 minutes session on the floodlit rink. Organisers recommend pre-booking to guarantee a skating session by calling Scarborough Open Theatre box office on 01723 818111. Lines are open daily between 11am and 4pm.

The weekend’s entertainment will start at 5.30pm on the Friday with a Moonlight and Song Parade across the road in Peasholm Park. The parade is open to everybody to join and participants in the parade are invited to the Open Air Theatre afterwards to join in with the start of the weekend’s festivities. The Mayor of the Scarborough Borough Council will officially open the event at 6pm on Friday 29th November.

Two free Scarborough Sparkle Shoreline Suncruiser buses will be in operation on Saturday 30th November and Sunday 01st December to take people to the event. They will operate from Eastfield to Peasholm via various locations, including Falsgrave and Scarborough town centre.


BUS TIMES

BUS A (Saturday)

Outward times (From Eastfield to Open Air Theatre)
11:05, 12:05, 13:05, 14:05, 15:05, 16:05, 17:05, 18:05, 19:05

Outward Route
11:05 Top shops, Eastfield
11:13 Seamer Road
11:14 Falsgrave
11:15 West Square (opposite station)
11:16 Northway
11:17 Victoria Road
11:20 Queen Street
11:21 St Thomas Street
11:23 North Marine Road
11:25 Peasholm (100 meters from Peasholm roundabout)

Return times (From Open Air Theatre to Eastfield)
11:35, 12:35, 13:35, 14:35, 15:35, 16:35, 17:35, 18:35, 19:35, 20:35

Return Route
11:35 Peasholm
11:36 North Marine Road
11:37 Queen Street
11:38 St Thomas Street
11:39 Castle Street
11:40 Aberdeen Walk
11:41 Westborough
11:42 Station
11:45 Falsgrave
11:47 Seamer Road
11:52 Manham Hill
11:53 Westway
11:55 Top Shops, Eastfield

BUS A (Sunday)

Outward times (From Eastfield to Open Air Theatre)
10:35, 11:35, 12:35, 13:35, 14:35, 15:35

Return times (From Open Air Theatre to Eastfield)
Returns 11:05, 12:05, 13:05, 14:05, 15:05, 16:05, 17:05, 18:05


BUS B Inner Town Circular (Saturday and Sunday)

Service to commence 10:00 am, last run 15:45 from Peasholm

Outward Route
10:00 York Place
10:02 Huntress Row
10:04 Matalan Bus Stop St Thomas Street
10:06 Boyes Queen Street
10:08 Matalan Bus Stop St Thomas Street
10:10 North Marine Road
10:12 Peasholm Park bottom stop

Return Route
10:15 Peasholm Park bottom stop
10:17 North Marine Road
10:20 Boyes Queen Street
10:22 Matalan Bus Stop St Thomas Street
10:24 Castle Road
10:25 Aberdeen Walk
10:26 York Place

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedDisabled toiletsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPublic toiletsAccepts groups

Children welcome

Both north and south entrances will be open for all events.

Event details

Dates Times
Fri 29 Nov 2019 16:00 to 20:00
Sat 30 Nov 2019 16:00 to 20:00
Sun 1 Dec 2019 11:00 to 17:00

Prices

Free entry

Address

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

Location

Directions

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Map reference: TA 034897  Lat: 54.29319 Long: -0.41205

By Road:
From the town centre head down Columbus Ravine, signposted North Bay Attractions. The theatre is at the bottom of this road, opposite Peasholm Park.

Parking available in nearby car parks and along the North Bay's Marine Drive. List of car parks can be found on the following web page: http://www.scarborough.gov.uk/home/parking

By Public Transport:
The 3a EYMS bus service runs from York Place (side of Debenhams) at 20 minutes past the hour, up until 6.20pm.

The seafront bus services run regularly from the South to North Bay which stops near to the theatre entrance.

Shoreline Suncruiser Buses ('The Blue & Yellow Ones') will lay on extra services at the end of an event.

ROUTE 1: To South Bay

ROUTE 2: Valley Bridge (for Town Centre), Filey Rod, Osgodby, Eastfield (Eastway), Cayton, Filey

ROUTE 3: Railway Station, Falsgrave, Seamer Rd, Eastfield (Manham Hill), Crossgates, Seamer, Irton, East & West Ayton

All depart from outside the Sands Development immediately after the show.
Please call 01723 360969 for confirmation.

Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Scarborough station

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome

Both north and south entrances will be open for all events.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

General

  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility

Entrance

  • YesEntrance is well lit

Notes

Accessible Seating Tickets: To better accommodate your needs, Scarborough Open Air Theatre has requested that all accessible seating ticket accommodations be solicited only through their representatives. There are specialist seats along with disabled and carer seats. Please ensure you inform the operator at the time of booking if you have any special access issues. Disability Access: The Scarborough Open Air Theatre is fully accessible to all our visitors. Our facilities include; accessible toilets, wheelchair access ramps, accessible parking spaces, specialist drop off points, our Box Office has a low window to facilitate wheelchair access to services. Disabled Parking: If you are a disabled driver or have a disabled passenger in your vehicle and are travelling to the Open Air Theatre, then we recommend parking in the Northstead Lower Car Park.