What's on inScarborough

Welcome to Scarborough

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Scarborough - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Scarborough to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Scarborough

03
APR
Easter Trail
Sledmere House and Gardens

Family fun Easter Trail around the Gardens. Follow each clue from one to the next around the Gardens and receive an Easter treat when you are done…

Location: 15.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01377 236637
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04
APR
Simple Minds
Bridlington Spa

Scottish rock band Simple Minds were at the peak of their popularity in the early 1990s. The band are thought to have sold more than 40 million albums world wide and are famed for 80s…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

05
APR
The Grainary Easter Egg Hunt
The Grainary

The annual Grainary Easter Egg Hunt returns to the farm for another year. Situated in Harwood Dale which is close to Burniston and Cloughton. The Grainary is an ideal day trip for families in the Scarborough and Whitby area. With The Grainary…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01723 870026
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15
APR
Fawlty Towers Dining Night @ The Grainary
The Grainary - Farm Stay Bed & Breakfast and Country Tea Rooms

Fawlty Towers meets The Grainary in what will prove to be a fun filled evening on the farm.A 6 course meal served by The Fawlty Towers dining experience team and cooked by our Head Chef Dan Hargreaves.Manuel will be clumsly.Basil will be…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01723 870026
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17
APR
Bellowhead
Bridlington Spa

From the wild rousing dance tunes to the theatricality of their ballads & sea songs this is a band that are also funny subtle and always engaging. Admire the sophisticated strings and elegant whirlwind of…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

01
MAY
Tour De Yorkshire @ The Grainary
The Grainary Farm Stay Bed And Breakfast And Country Tea Rooms

A major new international cycle race for Yorkshire has been confirmed by the sportsworld governing body the UCI.The provisionally titled Tour de Yorkshire run by Welcome to Yorkshire andAmaury Sport Organisation which operates the Tour de France and backed byBritish Cycling…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01723 870026
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03
MAY
Gardeners' Weekend
Sledmere House and Gardens

2 days for anyone interested in Gardening from beginners to the more experienced. Workshops lectures and talks will be given by our Head Gardener and other members of his team throughout the weekend along with guided tours of the Walled Garden.…

Location: 15.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01377 236637
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05
MAY
The Prodigy
Bridlington Spa

The Prodigy are one of the most controversial dance music groups of all time emerging from an underground rave scene in Britain in the early 1990s they have achieved enormous success and they continue this…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

15
MAY
Bryan Ferry
Bridlington Spa

Lead vocalist and charismatic front man of Roxy Music where he originally performed alongside fellow greats like Brian Eno and outstanding solo star Bryan Ferry is a living legend.With a smooth timeless style inspired by…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

17
MAY
Dog Fun Day
Sledmere House and Gardens

A great day out for dogs and their owners Novelty dog show have‐a‐go games demonstrations souvenir photography charity stalls and trade stands.Demonstrations from the East Coast Flyball Team Gun Dog Training Bloodhound display and musical displays and demonstrations with the Tailwaggers…

Location: 15.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01377 236637
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22
MAY
James
Open Air Theatre

English rock band James hail from Manchester and have been on the music scene since 1982. Perhaps best known for their success in the 1990s with singles such as Sit Down and Laid James have…

Location: 1.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

06
JUN
Counterfeit Sixties Show
Spa & Royal Hall

Re‐live the sounds of the swinging sixties as Britains No. 1 tribute show brings alive the magic of the sixties with their tribute to over twenty five bands of that era. The show encompasses everything from that period from the clothes that…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01262 678258
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13
JUN
Boyzone
Open Air Theatre

Formed by Louis Walsh in 1993 the Boyzone lads responded to an advert in the media for members of a new boy band to rival TakeThat. Keith Duffy Mikey Graham Shane Lynch Ronan Keating and…

Location: 1.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

20
JUN
The Vamps
Open Air Theatre

The Vamps are without a doubt the new band on everyone's lips.They have been causing a stir everywhere they go with legions of fans following and pandemonium at every turn. Now they announce their first…

Location: 1.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

27
JUN
Nostalgia Weekend
Sledmere House and Gardens

2 days to immerse yourself in the Britain of times gone by. Music living history displays trade stands and re‐enactments primarily based around the 1940s and 1950s also childrens activities and vintage games.Large display of vintage toy train sets in the…

Location: 15.7 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01377 236637
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27
JUN
Last Night of the Proms
Open Air Theatre

The Last Night of the Proms is the culmination of the BBCs 8 week summer concert season. Having celebrated the classics with concerts and other events the last night is a flamboyant finale in Londons…

Location: 1.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

05
JUL
Stately Home Charity Car Boot Sale
Sledmere Park

Over 100 stalls selling a variety of goods from antiques to toys clothing to furniture. Proceeds will be shared between the Yorkshire Air Ambulance and the Sledmere charities including St Marys Church Sledmere Sledmere Primary School Sledmere Village Hall and the…

Location: 15.6 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 01377 236637
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10
JUL
Alan Carr
Scarborough Spa

Known as Chatty Man and Spexy Beast this witty English comedian and personality burst onto TV screens after winning a BBC New Comedy Award in 2001. With two arena tours under his belt this…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

10
JUL
Jessie J
Open Air Theatre

London born and raised singer and songwriter Jessie J continues her rise to stardom adding to her various awards and nominations for her music including 2011 Critics Choice BRIT Award and the BBCs Sound of…

Location: 1.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

29
JUL
Tom Jones
Open Air Theatre

Tom Jones may be approaching 70 but he shows little sign of slowing down. Born Thomas Jones Woodward in 1940 he was awarded an OBE by the Queen. He has had an extremely…

Location: 1.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

02
AUG
Teddy Bears' Picnic
Sledmere House and Gardens

Teddy Bear Treasure Hunt around the Gardens; follow the clues from one bear to the next to see if you can find all the hiding teddies. Complete the answer sheet and collect a treat in the Shop on your way home.Face…

Location: 15.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01377 236637
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14
AUG
UB40
Open Air Theatre

UB40 is an English reggae band from Birmingham. They are a hugely successful group with record sales topping 70 million albums world wide. Famed for hit singles such as 'Can't help falling in Love with…

Location: 1.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

28
AUG
Jimmy Carr
Bridlington Spa Centre

Funny man Jimmy Carr has become known and loved for his deadpan delivery and observational comedy. His humour is often dark yet hugely appealing as his success on TV and the live stand‐up stage keeps…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

28
AUG
Jimmy Carr Funny Business
Bridlington Spa

Jimmy Carr Funny Business at Bridlington Spa live on Friday 28 August 2015 in Bridlington Yorkshire. For tickets to see Jimmy Carr Funny Business at Bridlington Spa see the list of ticket prices.…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

29
AUG
Blue
Open Air Theatre

Blue at Open Air Theatre in Scarborough on Saturday 29 August 2015. Compare ticket prices from the UKs most respected and trusted ticket providers including Viagogo Seatwave GetMeIn Ticketmaster and Stubhub in order to get the best seats at the best prices…

Location: 1.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

25
OCT
Children's Halloween & Pumpkin Hunt
Sledmere House and Gardens

Pumpkin trail around the Walled Garden face painting spooky Halloween crafts and outdoor lawn games. Fancy dress recommended.…

Location: 15.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01377 236637
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27
OCT
Pumpkin Trail
Sledmere House and Gardens

Pumpkin Trail around the Walled Garden. Use your answer sheet and see if you can find all the pumpkins hidden within the Walled Garden then collect a treat in the Shop.…

Location: 15.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01377 236637
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13
FEB
Paddy McGuinness
Bridlington Spa

Patrick Joseph Paddy McGuinness is a British standup comedian actor and TV personality who found fame after appearing with comedian Peter Kay in the hit show Phoenix Nights creating his own spin‐off series Max and…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

05
AUG
Sarah Millican
Bridlington Spa

Sarah Millican is a successful English stand‐up comedienne from South Shields. Her profile on the comedy scene first increased after winning the if.comedy award in 2008 at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. She is now…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

Tourist Attractions


Scarborough Castle

Situated at the edge of a cliff along the North Yorkshire coast, a naturally defended area and a perfect look out spot, Scarborough Castle still dominates the town and harbour some 300 ft below. The silhouette of Scarborough Castle's dramatic, 12th‐century structure conceals over 2,500 years of…

Scarborough Sea Life and Marine Sanctuary

Welcome to Sea Life ‐ a network of marine life aquariums stretching across much of Europe. Each of our attractions offers a unique insight into the lives of a myriad creatures from shrimps to sharks. Meet some of the tough nuts of the seas in an…

Adelphi Leisure Services

SnookerPool Hall at Adelphi Leisure Services in Malton, North Yorkshire. Contact venue on 07860 364477 for opening times, entrance costs and snooker table informationavailability.…

Ganton Golf Club Ltd

Ganton Golf Club Ltd ‐ golf course in Scarborough, North Yorkshire. Contact the golf course on telephone number 01944 710329 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Ganton Golf Club Ltd golf courseclub.…

Filey Golf Club

Filey Golf Club ‐ golf course in Filey, North Yorkshire. Contact the golf course on telephone number 01723 513293 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Filey Golf Club golf courseclub.…

Scarborough South Cliff Golf Club Ltd

Scarborough South Cliff Golf Club Ltd ‐ golf course in Scarborough, North Yorkshire. Contact the golf course on telephone number 01723 365150 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Scarborough South Cliff Golf Club Ltd golf courseclub.…

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