LOCAL EVENTS

LOCAL EVENTS

victorian weekend whitby5th to 7th December 2014 – ROBIN HOODS BAY – 21st Victorian Weekend

A wonderful magical event involving traditional Victorian costumes, Christmas window dressings and general festive merriment throughout the village.

See www.robin-hoods-bay.co.uk/whats-on

 

 

NORTH YORKSHIRE MOORS RAILWAY Santa Specials6th to 22nd December 2014 – NORTH YORKSHIRE MOORS RAILWAY – Santa Specials

Join Santa and his special helpers for some festive fun this Christmas at the North Yorkshire Moors Railway, with the Santa Express shuttle service departing from Pickering, Grosmont or Whitby stations.

Perfect for families with young children, embark on this magical adventure on-board the Santa Express to meet Santa in his Grotto on-board the train. What better way to start the festive season?

See www.nymr.co.uk

WHITBY ABBEY children’s Gruesome History14th to 22nd February 2015 – WHITBY ABBEY – Children’s Gruesome History

Explore the gruesome side of history with hands on activities for children. Meet Thomas Turlis, the Public Hangman equipped with gallows, ropes and the other ‘tools’ of his gruesome trade. Be amazed as he recounts the nature of crime and punishment during the Georgian period, when death was the punishment for over 200 offences…you could be hanged for stealing something worth as little as a shilling – equal to 5p in modern money!

www.english-heritage.org.uk

NORTH YORKSHIRE OPEN STUDIOS6th to 7th June 2015 – NORTH YORKSHIRE OPEN STUDIOS

The North Yorkshire Open Studios (NYOS) is a free event that combines culture, breath taking views and a chance to hone your navigation skills.

From the remote hills of the upper Dales across the Vale of York to the North York Moors and the Yorkshire coast, a wide range of painters, printmakers, jewellery-makers, sculptors, potters, textiles artists, photographers and other visual art professionals will be inviting members of the public to see new work in the making and discover how this diverse range of artists create their work.

see www.art-connections.org.uk/openstudios

NORTH YORKSHIRE MOORS RAILWAY – Swinging Sixties13th to 14th June 2015 – NORTH YORKSHIRE MOORS RAILWAY – Swinging Sixties

Step back to the swinging 60s with a mix of period locomotives, vehicles and live music at stations along the railway

For further details see www.nymr.co.uk/

 

WHITBY REGATTA14th to 17th August 2015 – WHITBY REGATTA

The Whitby Regatta, presents to you, four days of entertainment, embracing yacht racing, rowing races and various free forms of entertainment as published in the official programme, finishing with a prize presentation and spectacular firework display.
See www. whitbyregatta.co.uk