What's On & Events - Yorkshire Coast
There’s always something happening on the Yorkshire Coast whatever the time of year, from tiny village shows to major internationally renowned festivals. They cover, of course, music, food, art, theatre and sport, but here on the coast, we can go one better, and bring you festivals of angling, sailing, rowing, surfing and maritime history – 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.
08/09/2016 - 08/10/2016
A new revival directed by the author, Alan Ayckbourn's classic comedy was first produced in Scarborough in 1987. ...
23/09/2016 - 25/09/2016
Whitby Live brings you a weekend of live sixties music from some of the biggest bands of the decade. Dig out your finest 60's fashion and join us for a weekend you'll never forget. ...
24/09/2016 - 25/09/2016
The 2016 Oliver’s Mount Gold Cup is set to be Scarboroughs biggest sporting event in 2016. With World Champions, legends of the sport and iconic race machines, this is the place to be for motorc ...
29/09/2016 - 29/09/2016
Russian State Opera presents Carmen Carmen – the most powerful, enjoyable and tuneful opera. Music by Georges Bizet Librettists Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halevy Sung in French with English subti ...
30/09/2016 - 01/10/2016
The organisers of Trackrod Rally Yorkshire are delighted to confirm that the magnificent setting of Scampston Hall near Malton will be rally HQ for the 2016 event. ...
08/10/2016 - 09/10/2016
A whole weekend with more than 40 stalls of genuine vintage fashion and homewares from the 1920's to the 1980's. ...
08/10/2016 - 09/10/2016
Filey will again be host to the infamous Food and Drink Festival! Located near the Yorkshire Moors, you can expect local farmers markets, mouth-watering hog roasts, locally produced honey and plenty o ...
09/10/2016 - 09/10/2016
The National Speed Hill Climb normally throws up some circuit records. With the summer sun and temperatures high, this is the event which will have you on the edge of your seat as cars and bikes fly p ...
14/10/2016 - 16/10/2016
Relive the amazing spirit and camaraderie of World War II as the North Yorkshire Moors Railway hosts the various re-enactments entertainment street parades and vehicle displays that makes it one of th ...
21/10/2016 - 21/10/2016
Following a complete sell-out spring tour professional grumpy old woman, Splash survivor, amateur soup maker, and novice knitter Jenny Eclair extends her hit tour into the autumn. Jenny is younger tha ...
22/10/2016 - 30/10/2016
This Halloween half term join us for frighteningly fun activities, with scary storytelling and a spooky trail. Wrap up warm and take a wander around our atmospheric abbey that inspired Bram Stoker's g ...
25/10/2016 - 30/10/2016
A festival dedicated to continuing Whitby and Bram Stoker's gothic tradition through art, music, literature and of course, films. ...
28/10/2016 - 28/10/2016
EPW presents an evening of action filled live American wrestling at the Scarborough Spa’s Grand Hall. After a brilliant first event in January, EPW Wrestling returns to The Spa's Grand Hall duri ...
04/11/2016 - 06/11/2016
One of the world's premier goth festivals returns to the Yorkshire Coast ...
06/11/2016 - 06/11/2016
Music Dmitri Shostakovich Choreography Alexei Ratmansky Libretto Adrian Piotrovsky and Fyodor Lopukhov Cast Svetlana Lunkina (Zina), Mikhail Lobukhin (Pyotr), Maria Alexandrova (the Ballerina), Ruslan ...
08/11/2016 - 13/11/2016
The 19th annual Scarborough Dance Festival will take place between 8-13th of November. The week is packed with a variety of modern, Latin and popular social sequence dancing with learn and improve se ...
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