Whitby & District Lions (5th) Annual Beer Festival will be held at Whitby Mission & Seafarers Centre, Haggersgate, Whitby. Doors will be open at 12.00 noon throughout the event and will close at 10pm (apart from Sunday when we close at 4pm). Over 30 beers and ciders will be available to sample. All money raised will go to various local charities. Locally produced food will be available throughout the Festival. Entry: £5 includes a commemorative Festival glass, program with tasting notes and one beer token.
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July 31, 2014
August 11, 2014
A late night service (provided by Northern Rail) will be running on Regatta Monday after the spectacular Fireworks Finale for for visitors to Whitby who are travelling back to the Esk Valley and Middlesbrough. See Esk Valley Railway’s website for further information.
August 16, 2014
Another annual popular calendar event for Whitby – the famous Folk Weekend – an extremely popular dance and music event as Morris Dancers perform their English traditional dances which all adds to the wonderful atmosphere of this popular week. Local pubs will be filled with lots of live entertainment. Huge guest link of singers, bands and dancers.
This will be the 133rd traditional Village Show, which will again be held at the Sports Field in Sleights. Come along and join us for a fun filled day with brass band music, colourful displays of flowers and vegetables (children’s classes included), handicrafts and photography etc. Great variety of stalls, dog show, home-made teas and children’s sports – something for all ages to enjoy. For further information please telephone the Show Secretary on 01947 600177.
September 19, 2014
Enjoy two nights of glorious Motown music at the Pavilion – one of the best locations for dancing in Whitby. Special live artist from the USA (to be confirmed – check Whitby Pavilion’s own website for further information on this spectacular event). Main level includes 60s-80s Club Classics and fabulous Motown Music. Massive Stage. Competition prizes and Classic Soul on big screen. Downstairs: from the heady days of Wigan Casino: stomping Northern Soul, Twisted Wheel and more.
September 26, 2014
WHITBY LIVE is pleased to present the 60s Spectacular for September 2014. Running from Friday night to Sunday night and featuring 20 acts in 5 shows over the 3 days, including: Amen Corner, The Merseybeats, The Troggs, Union Gap, The Rolling Stones and many more.
October 17, 2014
Held in Whitby Pavilion,and known to be the UKs largest indoor World Music Festival, this annual event has become over the years a popular and much loved Festival. Loads of excellent musical acts over the weekend. Great Festival line-up in place. Not to be missed.
October 23, 2014
Now in its 6th year, this popular Film Festival has rapidly expanded into one of the most unique genre festivals in England. With Whitby being the literary birthplace of Count Dracula and the setting for this event, the Film Festival is surrounded by history and is soaked in atmosphere and is dedicated to continuing the Gothic tradition through music, art, literature and film. The Festival runs over five days and will feature over 40 films, a Dark Arts exhibition displaying unusual artworks from around the globe and the world-famous Vampire’s Ball (25 October), 1880s night (26 October) and more.
October 31, 2014
Take a trip to Whitby and enjoy its hugely famous Goth Weekend which coincides with Hallowe’en 2014. Due to popularity, and to the fact that it also happens to be WGW’s 20th ANNIVERSARY too, this year’s Autumn Goth Weekend may well turn in to a 4 night event. Don’t miss it. Please visit the Whitby Goth Weekend website for further information – www.whitbygothweekend.co.uk .