Scarborough Fair Festival


This May, over the Spring Bank Holiday weekend, the Scarborough Fair comes back to town, after an 18 year hiatus. Set against the backdrop of the stunning Cayton Bay, we’ll be showcasing a handpicked selection of the very best arts and music from across the country.For three days, the Yorkshire coast will experience a party like it’s never seen before.See you there.

Source: Scarborough Fair Festival – Welcome to the ride

Tour de Yorkshire

Scarborough will be the finishing point to the final stage of the Tour de Yorkshire.
Sunday 1st May 2016 – Middlesbrough to Scarborough 198KM

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The stage will consist of:
– Middlesbrough
– Stokesley
– Northallerton
– Sutton Bank
– Kirkbymoorside
– Danby
– Grosmont
– Robin Hood’s Bay
– Great Ayton
– Hutton Rudby
– Thirsk
– Helmsley
– Hutton-le-Hotel
– Glaisdale
– Whitby
– Scarborough

If you wish to view the action and be there on race day, we recommend booking in advance, as rooms within the hotel last year sold quickly.

 

December Events in Scarborough 2016

FRANK HENRY MASON (1975-1965)
Scarborough Art Gallery
01/12/2015 to 03/01/2015

SANTA ON THE BOAT
Scarborough Harbour
01/12/2015 to 24/12/2015

A CHRISTMAS CAROL
Stephen Joseph Theatre
03/12/2015 to 04/12/2015

KATE RUSBY AT CHRISTMAS
Scarborough Spa
03/12/2015

HOLLY AT CHRISTMAS
Stephen Joseph Theatre
05/12/2015

SCARBOROUGH FOOD FAIR
Westborough
05/12/2015 to 06/12/2015

HANSEL AND GRETEL
Stephen Joseph Theatre
10/12/2015 to 27/12/2015

DICK WHITTINGTON
Scarborough Spa
10/12/2015 to 01/01/2016

MEET SANTA
Sea Life Sanctuary
12/12/2015 to 24/12/2015

A CHRISTMAS TEDDY BEARS’ PICNIC
Scarborough Spa
20/12/2015

MILE OF PENNIES
Scarborough South Bay
26/12/2015

BOXING DAY RAFT RACE
Scarborough Harbour
26/12/2015

SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARFS
YMCA Theatre
26/12/2015 to 03/01/2016

Events in November 2015

Events in November 2015

FRANK HENRY MASON (1875 – 1965)
Scarborough Art Gallery
1/11/2015 – 03/01/2016

FACE YOUR FEARS
Scarborough SEA LIFE Sanctuary
1/11/2015

A SHOW FOR LIFE
YMCA Theatre
1/11/2015

VINTAGE TOYS & COLLECTABLES FAIR
Scarborough Spa
1/11/2015

THE SHEERY BABYS: JESERY BOYS TRIBUTE
Scarborough Spa
4/11/2015

AFRICAMEN
Stephen Joseph Theatre
4/11/2015

CONFIRMATION
Stephen Joseph Theatre
5/11/2015

A NIGHT BEFORE THE COLOURS
Scarborough Spa
6/11/2015

JIMMY CARR: FUNNY BUSINESS
Scarborough Spa
7/11/2015

SWIMMING AT THE COTTON CLUB
Stephen Joseph Theatre
7/11/2015

A CELEBRATION OF PETER CROPPER
Scarborough Spa
10/11/2015

BILLY BAILEY: LIMBOLAND
Scarborough Spa
11/11/2015 – 12/11/2015

NILS LOFGREN LIVE IN CONCERT
Scarborough Spa
13/11/2015

VINTAGE TROUBLE
Scarborough Spa
14/11/2015

SANTA ON THE BOAT
Scarborough Harbour
14/11/2015

THE UNTHANKS
Stephen Joseph Theatre
14/11/2015

POLES APART
Stephen Joseph Theatre
16/11/2015 – 21/11/2015

JASPER CARROTT STAND UP & ROCK
Scarborough Spa
18/11/2015

THE BILLY JOEL SONGBOOK PERFORMED BY ELIO PACE AND HIS BAND
Scarborough Spa
20/11/2015

AN EVENING WITH NOEL FIELDING
Scarborough Spa
21/11/2015

SCARBOROUGH MONTHLY FOOD MARKET
Westborough
21/11/2015

THE NUTCRACKER: THE RUSSION STATE BALLET AND OPERA HOUSE
Scarborough Spa
26/11/2015

ANNUAL ACADEMY DANCE SHOW
YMCA Theatre
27/11/2015 – 29/11/2015

Goldwings Light Parade 2015

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The 2015 Scarborough GoldWing Light Parade is set to be the UK’s most glitzy GoldWing weekend ever. All GoldWing owners, individuals or members of any club can take part in this spectacular end of season event, just turn up on the day and register. Bring the family too, see our accommodation deal.

Britain’s finest Honda GoldWings, the world’s top touring motorcycles, will be on display around the Scarborough Lifeboat Station from 10.00am until 4.00pm on Saturday 12th September 2015.

Later that evening at 8.00pm, the dazzling GoldWings will parade along Scarborough’s North and South Bays promenades to the delight of thousands of spectators who now turn up especially to see this brilliantly illuminated spectacle … and it’s all in aid of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution’s Scarborough Lifeboats.

After the parade at about 9.30pm there will be a grand finale fireworks display on the South Bay Beach, simply not to be missed!

Events in Scarborough August 2015

Main Events

LEGENDS OF POP
Scarborough Open Air Theatre
01/08/2015

SCARBOROUGH CRICKET FESTIVAL
Scarborough Cricket Ground
05/08/2015 to 10/08/2015

UB40 REUNITED
Scarborough Open Air Theatre
14/08/2015

NATIONAL CAR & BIKE HILL CLIMB CHAMPIONSHIP
Oliver’s Mount
16/08/2015

BLUE & ATOMIC KITTEN
Scarborough Open Air Theatre
29/08/2015

SCOUTING FOR GIRLS
Scarborough Open Air Theatre
30/08/2015

BURNISTON SHOW
Scarborough
31/08/2015

Other Events

THE BILLY PEARCE LAUGHTER SHOW
Scarborough Spa
18/08/2015 to 23/08/2015

LEGO CITY DEEP SEA EXPLORERS
Scarborough Sea Life Sanctuary
Ends 31/08/2015

WISH YOU WERE HERE
Gallery @ Woodend
Ends 18/09/2015

THE LIVERPOOL VICTORIA COUNTY CHAMPIONSHIP
Scarborough
07/08/2015 to 10/08/2015

CLASH OF KNIGHTS
Scarborough Castle
08/08/2015 to 09/08/2015

EVENING DINOSAUR FOOTPRINT WALK
Hidden Horizons
11/08/2015

SCARBOROUGH MONTHLY FOOD MARKET
Scarborough
15/08/2015

SPORTIVE D’SCARBOROUGH
Oliver’s Mount
22/08/2015

VIKING RAIDERS & INVADERS
Scarborough Castle
29/08/2015 to 31/08/2015

Firework Spectacular Concert 26th June

The Legendary Scarborough Spa Orchestra kicks off Armed Forces Weekend in style. Join the last remaining professional seaside orchestra for an evening of popular music and song in tribute to the Armed Forces and those on the Home Front during Britain’s war years. This sensation evening of music will be rounded off by a sepectacular fireworks display.

Armed Forces Day 27th June

Building upon the success of last year, the 2015 Armed Forces Day event promises to be another spectacular tribute to those who serve and have served in Her Majesty’s Armed Forces. Come and join us as we say thank you to our past, present and future uniformed peronnel.

In our seventh year here at Scarborough, we are paying tribute to veterans of World War Two and 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain.

Please note that due to the 18th month RNLI rebuild site compound, housed on the pier, this area will be used for exhibitor car parking, with the majority of this year’s event activity on Foreshore and Sandside.

ARMED FORCES DAY 2015 HIGHLIGHTS
– Welcome by the Mayor of the Borough of Scarborough
– Vintage Village
– Aerosuperbatics Wingwalkers
– RNLI/HMCG Air to Sea Rescue
– RAF Spitfire Display
– Climbing Tower & Assault Course
– Standards & Veterans Parade (organised by Royal British Legion, Scarborough Branch)
– North Yorkshire Fire & Rescue (NYFR) Pipes & Drums Band
– Cadet Forces displays (including gun-run, first aid & drumming displays)
– Yorkshire Volunteers Band
– WWI Commemoration exhibitions
– Flight Simulators – Lancaster Bomber & Red Arrows
– Military vehicles display
– Live entertainment
– Yorkshire COast Radio Road Show (live coverage all day)
– Service of Thanksgiving for the British Armed Forces, led by the Vicar of Scarborough

VINTAGE VILLAGE
– A vintage fair courtesy of AdVINTAGEous – a local business that has a passion for everything VINTAGE & COLLECTABLE and it is a passion they love to share with as many people as possible through their vintage fairs.
– A range of vintage military vehicles, 1940’s atmosphere in the vintage Village we have invited vintage tribute singer, Cherie Lawrence who loves nothing more than singing a torch song from World War II which brings a tear to eyes of her audience but is equally adept at getting a crowd dancing and cheering to World War II vintage classics such as Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy.
– By popular demand we have a pipe and drum band for bagpipe enthusiasts – North Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Pipes & Drums Band. They will be performing in the Vintage village on Sandside and marching through the crowds to entertain at the civic formal area on Foreshore.
– Visit The Coronia and The Regal Lady – original pleasure steamers berthed at Scarborough harbour, which were requistioned at the start of the Second World War and that took part in Operation Dynamo – assisting in the evacuation of Britihs troops from the beaches of Dunkirk during May and June 1940.
– The Yorkshire Volunteers Band in their 1940s battle dress with shining buttons will open the civic proceedings at 12 noon with a stirring antholog of military marches headed up by Corps of Drums and Bugles.

AEROSUPERBATICS WINGWALKERS
For daring deeds in the sky, UK based AeroSuperBatics 1940’s bi-planes and their fearless female Wingwalkers.

The wingwalkers will perform a breathtaking sequence of acrobatic manoeuvres and handstands whilst strapped to the top wings of the Boeing Stearman biplanes. The team of pilots, many former RAF fast-jet pilots, fly the aircraft through an energetic routine of dazzling aerobatics and close formation flypasts as the wingwalkers wave at the crowd. These manoeuvres include, loops, rolls, stall turns and even inverted flight!

RNLI/HMCG AIR TO SEA RESCUE
Last year we said a fond farewell to the much loved bright yellow RAF SEAKING helicopter that has made an appearance and demonstrated their rescue skills with the RNLI lifeboat crews for the past six years. The new red and white Sikorsky S-92s search and rescue helicopter on behalf of HM Coastguard has accepted our invitation to carry out a joint demonstration with the Scarborough lifeboat crew.

RAF SPITFIRE DISPLAY
The Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) will once again be taking part with a RAF Spitfire display to mark the 75th Anniversary of the Battle of Britain. It is hoped that Spitfire AB910, having undergone a complete refurbishment and a new colour scheme with full invasion stripes, will be displaying over the town’s South Bay.

The invasion stripes of fiver alternating black and white stripes painted on the body and wings of WW2 to avoid mistaken identity and reduce friendly fire incidents in the ensuring aerial battles.

UNIFORMED YOUTH
Local cade forces will be at this year’s event complete with information, recruitment and demonstration stands, including:
Sea cadets – band and gun run displays
RAF cadets – survival and first aid demonstrations
Army cadets – cadet challenge

P1 Powerboat Championship

P1 will be making its first ever visit to Scarborough at the end of May to serve up a feast of marine motorsport with its SuperStock powerboat championship and AquaX jet ski race series in the Dale Power Solutions P1 Grand Prix of the Sea!

It will be a doulbe bill of fast, furious and free-to-watch racing, and you can enjoy the two days of high-speed action live at Scarborough’s South Bay.

Scarborough will host the opening event of the season, which will see the P1 racers compete for national titles at five venues around the country through to September.

Whilest the fleet of P1 Panther race boats, which reach speeds of up to 70mph, and jet ski riders will provide excitement on the water, there will also be a host of attractions and entertainment for the whole family on the West Pier, South Bay, Scarborough. There will also be opportunities to meet the powerboat teams and jet ski racers over the weekend, plus live race commentary, driver signings, giveaways and competitions. It all adds up to a great day out!

Via: discoveryorkshirecoast.com

Scarborough Vintage Fair

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We have gathered the finest eclectic mix of vintage treasures on the East Coast. From fashion to homeware and everything inbetween. An amazing array of 60 stalls from the finest purveyors of vintage everything await you. Whether you are a Vintage Fair novice an occasional vintage admirer or a hard core devotee there will be something for everyone. Between 10am – 5pm be transported into the exciting world of Vintage. Delighted and enthralled by our scintillating entertainers Cherie Lawrence and Mr Brandyn Shaw. Be pampered at the Vintage Hair & Beauty Salon. Check out the Classic Cars Scooters & Bikes on display outside. The dedicated vintage tearoom and NAAFI cafe will transport you back to proper dinners the land of spotted dick and custard and an era where folk chatted over the tea cosy. Don’t forget your bucket and spade.

Adm: £2.50 / OAP’s. £2 / Under 12’s FREE

03/05/2015     10:00 – 17:00
25/10/2015     10:00 – 17:00

via discoveryorkshirecoast.com