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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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Brave the Rainforest Adventure

Brave the Rainforest Adventure

Scarborough Sea Life Sanctuary, Scalby Mills, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO12 6RP

Sat 15 Feb - Thu 31 Dec 2020

Shh! Do you hear that? An adventure is calling! Brave the new Rainforest Adventure opening this February Half Term at Sea Life Scarborough.

Bird Spotting

Brilliant Birds - February Half Term

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

Sat 15 - Sun 23 Feb 2020

Join us this half term for bird inspired trails and activities.

Captain Cook Exhibition

Captain Cook Museum Exhibition

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

Fri 21 Feb - Fri 27 Mar 2020

Captain Cook Memorial Museum Exhibition

Eden Camp February Fun

Eden Camp February Fun

Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum, Junction of A169, Malton, YO17 6RT

Sat 15 - Sun 23 Feb 2020

Join us at Eden Camp for bags of February Fun this half term. We've got dressing up, traditional wartime games and a WW2 themed quiz, with some great prizes up for grabs.

Heroes of the Imagination

Heroes of the Imagination

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

Sat 22 Feb 2020

??Touretteshero Presents: Heroes of the Imagination??

Phil Barnes, rspb-images.com

Nature's Magic at Bempton Cliffs

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

Sat 22 Feb 2020

Nature is amazing - find out about its secret powers.

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

Badger

Badger - Needle Felting Half Day Workshop

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

Sat 22 Feb 2020

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

Beach Clean and Marine Litter Survey

Beach Clean and Marine Litter Survey

Cayton Bay, Killerby Cliff, Cayton Bay, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 3NR

Sat 22 Feb 2020

Sea Champions will be conducting a beach clean and marine litter survey and we would love for you to join us.

Emma

Emma

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

Fri 21 - Sun 23 Feb 2020

Great Run Local Whitby

Great Run Local

Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21

Sat 22 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.

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.

Sonic The Hedgehog

Sonic The Hedgehog The Movie

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

Fri 21 - Sun 23 Feb 2020

Phil Barnes, rspb-images.com

Nature's Magic at Bempton Cliffs

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

Sun 23 Feb 2020

Nature is amazing - find out about its secret powers.

The Personal History of David Copperfield

The Personal History of David Copperfield

Whitby Pavilion, West Cliff, Whitby, YO21 3EN

Sun 23 Feb 2020

The life of David Copperfield from childhood to maturity, with his own adventures and the web of friends and enemies he meets along his way.

The Personal History of David Copperfield

The Personal History of David Copperfield

Whitby Pavilion, West Cliff, Whitby, YO21 3EN

Mon 24 Feb 2020

The life of David Copperfield from childhood to maturity, with his own adventures and the web of friends and enemies he meets along his way.

Emma

Emma

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

Mon 24 - Thu 27 Feb 2020

Sonic The Hedgehog

Sonic The Hedgehog The Movie

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

Mon 24 - Thu 27 Feb 2020

Wet Felting

Wet Felting Half Day Workshop

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

Mon 24 Feb 2020

In this workshop I teach how to "paint" a picture using fine, merino wool. Layering the wool using the many colours I have available in my workshop.

The Personal History of David Copperfield

The Personal History of David Copperfield

Whitby Pavilion, West Cliff, Whitby, YO21 3EN

Tue 25 Feb 2020

The life of David Copperfield from childhood to maturity, with his own adventures and the web of friends and enemies he meets along his way.