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What's on in Whitby

Whitby Guide

Events coming soon:  

September 2019


NYMR Steam Gala - 27th - 29th September 2019


October 2019

NYMR 1940s Weekend - 11th - 13th October 2019 - Over the three-day event families can hop on board steam and heritage diesel trains and relive the amazing spirit and camaraderie of World War II, whilst enjoying various war-themed entertainment and vehicle displays at stations along the iconic North Yorkshire Moors Railway line. Each station will be transformed to create a variety of scenarios and performances including a wartime street, ‘The Sidings’, at Pickering, Home Guard demonstrations at Goathland and RAF themed Grosmont. Levisham station will see a celebration of Victory in Europe which will include 1940s style show bands, music acts, dance troupes and much more.

Musicport 2019 - 18th - 20th October 2019 - Now it’s 19th year Musicport has an international reputation for the quality and diversity of the artists it books. All indoors with 6 stages in one venue and over 50 acts many of them coming from overseas make this a journey of discovery and is supported by Arts Council England

Illuminated Abbey - 25th - 31st October 2019 - Cast light on a dark history this Halloween! See Bram Stoker's inspiration in a new light as Whitby Abbey is bathed in dramatic illuminations once again. Have your camera at the ready as you explore the gothic splendour of the ruins lit up with all the colours of the rainbow.

Whitby Goth Weekend - 25th - 27th October 2019The Autumn Whitby Goth Weekend with the Bizarre Bazaar, Music Festival and usual activities over the weekend

Tomorrow's Ghosts Gothic Festival - 1st - 3rd November 2019- In addition to these great bands, the Dark Days Alternative Market will run from Friday to Sunday with many stalls full of beautiful, creative and unusual finds!

Whitby Christmas Festival 15th - 17th November 2019-Christmas Market with a range of spectacular stalls & fireworks on the Saturday evening.

Krampus Run 7th December 2019 -The Krampus is a fearsome horned creature who accompanies Saint Nicholas on his rounds, with the Saint giving presents to good children in parts of Europe on December 5th, the eve of his feast day; the Krampus punishes the naughty ones…

February 2020

Whitby Steam Punk Weekend 8th - 9th February 2020 - Another action-packed exciting Whitby Steampunk Weekend is in store for us with a number of activities, presentations and demonstrations lined up as well as our Famous Steampunk Emporium for your amusement.

June 2020

60's weekend - 5th - 7th June 

Flipside Rock & Roll weekender – 12th – 13th June 2020 - Our aim is to promote 1950s Rock 'n' Roll, booking some of the best bands up and down the country to make sure our guests have a great Rockin Weekend

July 2020

Northern Soul Weekend 3rd - 5th July 2020- The ORIGINAL Yorkshire Soul Weekender Experience in the beautiful town of Whitby. Annually packed and featuring the best in Northern Soul, Motown and Modern Soul with the North's best loved DJ's. Since 2002, the fastest selling Northern Soul Weekender. Offering you daytime sessions plus Soul nights spread over three days, we have chosen a different presentation for the weekend from the other 'Friday through Sunday packages' which allows for a relaxing weekend break as well as the time-honoured soul experience.

NYMR 60s Fest  July 2020 – Events include onboard music performances

Limehouse Lizzy Concert  July 2020 - Renowned for an action-packed pyrotechnic-fuelled explosion of a show, Limehouse Lizzy continue to keep the spirit of Celtic rock icon Philip Lynott and his band Thin Lizzy alive, well and dominating stages worldwide.

Whitby Steam Punk Weekend 24th - 26th July 2020 - Another action-packed exciting Whitby Steampunk Weekend is in store for us with a number of activities, presentations and demonstrations lined up as well as our Famous Steampunk Emporium for your amusement.

August 2019

Whitby Regatta 15th - 17th August 2020 - The Whitby Regatta presents to you a full weekend 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. Over one hundred and seventy years of aquatic competition and entertainment. The Whitby Regatta is probably the oldest sea Regatta on the northeast coast and has drawn large crowds into Whitby over the years.


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