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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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366 Leaping Hares

366 Leaping Hares Exhibition - Emma Stothard

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

Sat 29 Feb - Sun 1 Nov 2020

Emma Stothard has created an exhibition especially for Nunnington Hall celebrating the 366 days of 2020, a leap year.

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.

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

Exhibition 'The Celebrated Mr Banks'

The celebrated Mr. Banks Reputation and Legacy

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

Fri 21 Feb - Fri 27 Mar 2020

The celebrated Mr. Banks Reputation and Legacy

TOYAH

Toyah

Scarborough Market Hall & Vaults, St Helens Square, Off. Newborough, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 1EU

Sat 29 Feb 2020

TOYAH will be playing at Scarborough Market Hall.

Great Run Local Whitby

Great Run Local

Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21

Sat 29 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.

Grey Hares

Grey Hare - Half Day Needle Felting Workshop

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

Sat 29 Feb 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)!

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

Sat 29 Feb - Sun 1 Mar 2020

Emma

Emma

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

Mon 2 - Thu 5 Mar 2020

Sonic The Hedgehog

Sonic The Hedgehog The Movie

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

Mon 2 - Thu 5 Mar 2020

Badger

Badger - Half Day Needle Felting Workshop

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

Fri 6 Mar 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)!

Great Run Local Whitby

Great Run Local

Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21

Sat 7 Mar 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.

Hare Workshop

Grey Hare - Needle Felting Workshop

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

Sun 8 Mar 2020

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

Great Run Local Whitby

Great Run Local

Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21

Sat 14 Mar 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.

Malton Monthly Food Market

Malton Monthly Food Market

Malton Market Place, Malton, North Yorkshire, YO17 7LX

Sat 14 Mar 2020

Malton Monthly Food Market is one of Yorkshire’s most renowned food markets running on the second Saturday of every month from March through to the two day Malton Christmas Market in December.

Wedding Fair

Wedding Fair

Hackness Grange Hotel, Broxa Lane, Hackness, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO13 0JW

Sun 15 Mar 2020

Open Wedding Day at Hackness Grange Hotel

Bunny

Easter Bunny - Needle Felting Workshop

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

Mon 16 Mar 2020

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

Sinfonia Viva - School of BaRock

SINFONIA VIVA - School of BaRock

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

Sat 21 Mar 2020

Don’t miss this huge community performance, which brings together over 100 people to perform together on stage at Bridlington Spa. Featuring Sinfonia Viva, Remarkable Rock Choir and Remarkable Rock Orchestra.

Great Run Local Whitby

Great Run Local

Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21

Sat 21 Mar 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.