Events around Robin Hood's Bay, Whitby and Scarborough 

All Year

The Original Robin Hood’s Bay Ghost Walk. Take a Unique Tour through Streets and Alleyways as you listen to Tales of the Strange and Supernatural set against a background of Smugglers, Sailors and Shipwrecks, Folklore and Legend. Please call 01947 895122 for a weekly programme of days and times which will include all and any extra walks. Email:   

Calendar of Events 2017


4 – 5 February Whitby Steampunk Weekend

This unique, colourful and fascination of assortments for your delectation and amusement will include a veritable feast of performers, attractions and the finest traders around providing temptation to the senses, purse and pocket! The daytime event is FREE, as is parking for Charabancs, Airships, Balloons and Penny Farthings around the venue

4 Feb – 5 March  Snowdrop Spectacular at Burton Agnes Hall

13 February 19:30 -22:30 The Circus of Horrors: The Never-Ending Nightmare

18 - 19 February Coastival The Unexpected 2017 at Scarborough Spa

Look beyond the obvious at a two-day festival with a twist. Dance with the Pied Piper, come join the Suitcase Circus, get down to some groovy tracks on Platform 3 and see Scarborough as you’ve never seen it before - with loads of free events and lots of surprises.

18 – 26 February Dark Skies Festival, events across the North York Moors and Yorkshire Dales

18 – 26 February Half Term, North Yorkshire Moors Railway

Enjoy a fun-packed, full day out along the North Yorkshire Moors Railway this half tem.

18 – 26 February Half term fun, Whitby Abbey

25 February WWII Living History Weekend - Axis-Allied, Eden Camp, Malton

Axis-Allied re-enactment group on site over the weekend.

The group will be portraying WW1 and WW2 Germans and WW2 British troops. German barrack and period first aid station display in Hut 12.

28 February Shrove Tuesday Skipping Day

Discover the unique celebration of Shrove Tuesday in Scarborough, when the entire town turns out to skip – yes, you read that right, skip


18 March WWII Living History Weekend NWW2A  Eden Camp, Malton

Axis-Allied re-enactment group on site over the weekend. Northern WWII Association on site over the weekend. The group will be portraying British, German , Russian and American troops. Re-enacting is restricted to pre-booked groups only.

25, 26, 28, 29, 30 March and 1 & 2 April Royal Scot  Take a trip behind one of the world’s greatest steam engines Royal Scot!  Fares will include a return journey from Grosmont to Pickering. Departure times will be 09.30, 12.30 and 15.30 lasting approximately 2 hours 45 minutes fixed round trip. A Scottish themed Pullman lunch services will also be steam hauled, running opposite to the Royal Scot services during the two weekends. Fares will include a three course lunch and a return journey from Grosmont to Pickering, departing at 13.20 and returning 16.05. Find out more.


8 – 9 April Sci Fi Scarborough 2017  Sci-Fi Scarborough is back for the fourth year in the beautiful Victorian Scarborough Spa with their magical mix of well-known guests, authors, movie & TV props, console, retro & table top gaming, software developers, comic book artists, indie films, Cosplay competition, geek pub quiz, live music, collectible traders, Saturday night party and the usual mayhem, SFS is the must go to convention of the year....

21 - 23 April Whitby Goth Weekend April 2017

26 April – 1 May Scarborough Book Festival

28 April Tour de Yorkshire STAGE ONE: 173km –THE COAST AND WOLDS BRIDLINGTON TO SCARBOROUGH Friday 28 April

28 - 29 April Whitby Ultimate 70s Weekend


12 – 4 May, 2017 Ironstone Line Dancing Weekend

26 - 28 May  


9– 11 June Whitby 60's Festival 2017

16 -17 June Flipside Rock 'n' Roll Weekender 2017


 3 - 7 July County Championship- Yorkshire v Somerset in Scarborough

7 - 9 July Northern Soul Weekender

21 – 23 July Scarborough Seafest

22 -23 July The Great Seaside Vintage Fair