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What's On & Events - Yorkshire Coast

There is always something happening on the Yorkshire Coast whatever the time of year, from tiny village events to major internationally renowned festivals. Sport, Music, Dance, Food, Art - you name it, and the Yorkshire Coast probably has a festival for it! Having one of the longest running sporting festivals anywhere in the world - the annual Cricket Festival brings cricket lovers from all over the world!

 

The Yorkshire Coast has numerous genres of events from: Activities & Workshops, Countryside & Crafts, Festivals & Markets, Food & Drink, Music & Dance, Films & Shows, Sport & Leisure and Walks & Tours.

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Helmsley Market

Helmsley Market

Helmsley Market Place, Market Place, Helmsley, YORK, YO62 5BL

Fri 5 Jan - Fri 21 Dec 2018

This pretty market town lies right on the edge of the North York Moors National Park. The market is held in the central ancient Market Square. In addition to the market, a Craft Fair is held most Fridays above the Old Town Hall.

Pickering Market Place and Shops

Pickering Market

Pickering Market Place, Market Place, Pickering, North Yorkshire, YO18 7AA

Mon 8 Jan - Mon 31 Dec 2018

Pickering Market is held every Monday in the Market Place and is popular with both locals and tourists.

Mat Collishaw Exhibition

Mat Collishaw Exhibition

Castle Howard, Castle Howard Estate Limited., Castle Howard, York, YO60 7DA

Sat 24 Mar - Sun 30 Sep 2018

Castle Howard is delighted to host an exhibition by one of the UK's leading contemporary artists, Mat Collishaw.

Copper Sculpture

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Kunsthuis Gallery, Mill Green Farm, Crayke, YORK, YO61 4TT

Sat 24 Mar - Sun 23 Dec 2018

Artists showcase affecting work responding to the Environment and Climate change.

Whitby in the Time of Cook

Whitby in the Time of Cook

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

Sat 24 Mar - Sun 4 Nov 2018

Exhibition: 'Whitby in the Time of Cook, the Making of a Great Seaman' 2018 marks the 250th anniversary of the start of Captain Cook's first voyage to the Pacific in 1768. As he weighed anchor at Plymouth, what did he take from Whitby?

Ray Kirk

Tea Dances with Ray Kirk

Whitby Pavilion, West Cliff, Whitby, YO21 3EN

Mon 26 Mar - Tue 4 Dec 2018

We invite you to put on your dancing shoes and dance the afternoon away on one of Yorkshire's largest dance floors in the wonderful surroundings of The Northern Lights Suite.

Wilfred Owen

"They will not dream of us poor lads..."

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

Sat 7 Apr - Sun 2 Sep 2018

This exhibition will focus on the final year of Wilfred Owen’s life between 1917 and 1918, much of which was spent in Scarborough.

Winifred's War

Winifred's War

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

Sat 7 Apr - Sun 2 Sep 2018

Curated by Photojournalist, Lee Karen Stow, this exhibition explores the life and work of novelist and journalist, Winifred Holtby, who used her literary talents to campaign and advocate for peace before her untimely death, aged only 37.

The Feast of the Vineyard by Rossetti

Tour of the Pre-Raphaelite Windows and Decorations

St Martin-On-The-Hill, Albion Road, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 2DD

Tue 1 May - Tue 2 Oct 2018

A free weekly Guided Tour to view the Pre-Raphaelite stained glass and decorations of the Church. Tours take place at 10.30am every Tuesday from 1st May - 2nd October

Rides and Stalls For Children.

Children's rides and activities

Withernsea Valley Gardens, Valley Gardens, Memorial Avenue, Withernsea, East Yorkshire, HU19 2DN

Thu 10 May - Sun 2 Sep 2018

Children's rides and activities each weekend and during all school holidays.

The 39 Steps

39 Steps

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

Thu 21 Jun - Thu 23 Aug 2018

A gripping, hilarious, brilliant, fast-moving whodunnit based on the Hitchcock classic.

Bridlington Old Town Gallery

Visiting artist Carol Davidson

Old Town Gallery, 45 High Street, Bridlington Old Town, East Yorkshire, YO16 4PR

Sun 1 Jul - Fri 31 Aug 2018

Carol Davidson is the next artist to hold an exhibition at Bridlington Old Town Gallery. The exhibition opens on the 1st July 2018 and runs throughout July and August at the gallery in Bridlington Old Town.

Inspired by... gallery

Inspired By ...Gallery

Danby, Danby Village, Danby, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 2NE

Thu 19 Jul - Tue 28 Aug 2018

The beautiful Inspired by… gallery at The Moors National Park Centre hosts changing exhibitions of work by artists and makers who draw their inspiration from the landscape, life and colour of the North York Moors.

Ancient Seas of the Yorkshire Coast

Ancient Seas of the Yorkshire Coast

Rotunda Museum, Vernon Road, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 2PS

Sat 21 Jul 2018 - Sun 21 Jul 2019

A story through time from Whitby to Flamborough Head

Railway Adventure

Railway Adventure

North Yorkshire Moors Railway, Pickering Station, Park Street, Pickering, YO18 7AJ

Sat 21 Jul - Sun 2 Sep 2018

Create memorable experiences this summer holiday (21 July - 2 September) with the whole family!

Children taking part in a craft activity

Beck Isle Museum Summer Fun

Beck Isle Museum of Rural Life, Bridge Street, Pickering, North Yorkshire, YO18 8DU

Sat 21 Jul - Sun 2 Sep 2018

Drop in craft activities suitable for all the family.

Hands on History at Scarborough Castle

Hands on History: Knights and Princesses

Scarborough Castle, Castle Road, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 1HY

Sat 21 Jul - Sun 2 Sep 2018

Join the Hands on History Crew at Scarborough Castle this summer holiday and enjoy family-friendly knights and princesses activities every day.

Hands on History at Whitby Abbey

Hands on History

Whitby Abbey, Whitby Abbey, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO22 4JT

Mon 23 Jul - Mon 3 Sep 2018

Join the Hands on History Crew at Whitby Abbey this summer holiday and enjoy hands on sea themed activities every day.

Fossil Handling

Fossil Handling

Rotunda Museum, Vernon Road, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 2PS

Tue 24 Jul - Tue 28 Aug 2018

Explore prehistoric times and find out about dinosaur footprints in hands-on sessions with our geologists.

Active Coast

Active Coast

Withernsea Valley Gardens, Valley Gardens, Memorial Avenue, Withernsea, East Yorkshire, HU19 2DN

Wed 25 Jul - Wed 29 Aug 2018

Get Active, Be Healthy and Enjoy Life on East Coast.

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Castle Howard at Spring

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