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Family Events

There’s always something happening on the Yorkshire Coast whatever the time of year, from tiny village shows to major internationally renowned festivals. In addition to the usual music, food, art, theatre and sport events, here on the coast we can go one better, bringing you angling, sailing, rowing, surfing and maritime history festivals – 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.

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Rachel Makena

Rachel Makena at Let's Rock

Bridlington Spa, South Marine Drive, Bridlington, YO15 3JH

Sat 25 Jan 2020

Let's Rock 2020 is bringing together the best young musicians from East Yorkshire, Hull and York in a rock extravaganza. Rachel Makena is showcasing her original songs which are raising money for the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)

Big Garden Birdwatch Family Day

Big Garden Birdwatch Family Day

RSPB Bempton Cliffs, Cliff Lane, Bempton, Bridlington, YO15 1JF

Sat 25 Jan 2020

This year we want more people than ever to take part in the UK’s largest wildlife survey, so we’re running a fun range of activities and crafts to help your family prepare for your own birdwatch surveys at home.

Great Run Local Whitby

Great Run Local

Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21

Sat 25 Jan 2020

Great Run Local Whitby. Great Run Local is a free, weekly, friendly running initiative organised by fantastic volunteers and open to all to participate in.

Jumanji: The Next Level

Jumanji: The Next Level

Hollywood Plaza Cinema, 159 North Marine Road, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO12 7HU

Sat 25 - Sun 26 Jan 2020

The Personal History Of David Copperfield

The Personal History Of David Copperfield

Hollywood Plaza Cinema, 159 North Marine Road, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO12 7HU

Sat 25 - Sun 26 Jan 2020

Grey Hare

Grey Hare - Needle Felting Workshop

Hunmanby, 83 Stonegate, Hunmanby, FILEY, North Yorkshire, YO14 0PU

Sun 26 Jan 2020

In this workshop I will teach you to needle felt a Grey Hare full of character. All you bring on the day is enthusiasm and an appetite for tea and biscuits (all refreshments provided)!

RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch 2020

RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch 2020

South Cliff Gardens, Esplanade, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 2AY

Sun 26 - Mon 27 Jan 2020

Wrap up warm and join us in South Cliff Gardens for the RSPB Big Garden Bird Watch 2020. Help us to spot, identify and record the gardens feathered visitors.

The Personal History Of David Copperfield

The Personal History Of David Copperfield

Hollywood Plaza Cinema, 159 North Marine Road, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO12 7HU

Mon 27 - Thu 30 Jan 2020

Wet Felting

Half Day Wet Felting Workshop

Hunmanby, 83 Stonegate, Hunmanby, FILEY, North Yorkshire, YO14 0PU

Fri 31 Jan 2020

In this workshop I teach how to "paint" a picture using fine, merino wool. All you bring on the day is enthusiasm and an appetite for tea and biscuits (all refreshments provided)!

Dabble Day – Mindfulness in Nature at RSPB Bempton

Dabble Day – Mindfulness in Nature

RSPB Bempton Cliffs, Cliff Lane, Bempton, Bridlington, YO15 1JF

Sat 1 Feb 2020

Join us for a gentle start to the day with a relaxing yoga session with Christine from Yorkshire Coast Yoga Holidays. Suitable for beginners, this relaxed hour of stretching and bending will leave you feeling refreshed and energised.

Great Run Local Whitby

Great Run Local

Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21

Sat 1 Feb 2020

Great Run Local Whitby. Great Run Local is a free, weekly, friendly running initiative organised by fantastic volunteers and open to all to participate in.

Animal Brooch

Animal Brooch - Needle Felting Workshop

Hunmanby, 83 Stonegate, Hunmanby, FILEY, North Yorkshire, YO14 0PU

Sun 2 Feb 2020

In this workshop I will teach you to create Animal Brooches full of character. All you bring on the day is enthusiasm and an appetite for tea and biscuits (all refreshments provided)!

Circus of Horrors: The 25th Anniversary Tour

Circus of Horrors: The 25th Anniversary Tour

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

Sun 2 Feb 2020

The new Circus of Horrors show will be a celebration of the 25 years and will include an amazing amalgamation of acts, driven by a rock n roll sound scape, a show that will have you sat on the edge of your seat when not falling off it with

A previous sale

Scarborough horsey charity table top sale

Scalby Village, High Street, Scalby, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO13 0PT

Thu 6 Feb 2020

Saddles, bridles, riding jackets, jodhpurs, sparkly browbands, rugs - you name it, it usually shows up! Church Becks, Scalby YO13 0SA FIRST SALE OF THE YEAR! All proceeds go to All For Horses Rescue and Rehoming

Snowdrop spectacular

Snowdrop Spectacular

Burton Agnes Hall & Gardens, Burton Agnes, Driffield, East Yorkshire, YO25 4NB

Fri 7 Feb - Sun 1 Mar 2020

This winter, let the Snowdrop Spectacular at Burton Agnes Hall bring you out of hibernation Wrap up warmly this winter and enjoy the breathtaking display of snowdrops at Burton Agnes Hall.

Dabble Day – Mindfulness in Nature at RSPB Bempton

Dabble Day – Mindfulness in Nature

RSPB Bempton Cliffs, Cliff Lane, Bempton, Bridlington, YO15 1JF

Sat 8 Feb 2020

Join us for a gentle start to the day with a relaxing yoga session with Christine from Yorkshire Coast Yoga Holidays. Suitable for beginners, this relaxed hour of stretching and bending will leave you feeling refreshed and energised.

Whitby 60s Music Festival

Steampunk Cabaret Show

Whitby Pavilion, West Cliff, Whitby, YO21 3EN

Sat 8 Feb 2020

The Whitby 60's Festival returns to The Pavilion in September 2019 with a stunning line up of acts.

Stitching together the past and present

Stitching together the past and present

Nunnington Hall, Nunnington Hall, Nunnington, YORK, YO62 5UY

Sat 8 Feb - Sun 20 Dec 2020

Stitching together the past and present The Essex House Tapestries: The Life of Julie Cope (2015) by Grayson Perry

Great Run Local Whitby

Great Run Local

Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21

Sat 8 Feb 2020

Great Run Local Whitby. Great Run Local is a free, weekly, friendly running initiative organised by fantastic volunteers and open to all to participate in.

Whitby Steampunk Weekend

Whitby Steampunk Weekend

Whitby Pavilion, West Cliff, Whitby, YO21 3EN

Sat 8 - Sun 9 Feb 2020

Whitby Steampunk Weekend is extremely pleased to announce that this biannual festival will be held every February half term and the last week in July.