Events

Aug
17
Sat
2019
Whitby Folk Week
Aug 17 – Aug 23 all-day
Whitby Folk Week @ Various Locations | Whitby | England | United Kingdom

Britain’s premier folk festival with seven days and nights in celebration of traditional music song and dance of the British Isles. Some of our finest musicians and singers form over 600 events including concerts dances singing and dancing in most of the local bars sessions workshops street entertainers and a whole lot more.

Britain’s premier folk festival with seven days and nights in celebration of traditional music song and dance of the British Isles. Some of our finest musicians and singers form over 600 events including concerts dances singing and dancing in most of the local bars sessions workshops street entertainers and a whole lot more.

The Whitby Folk Week continues to enjoy the very best in traditional music and dance many events taking place in the Pavilion Complex with Concerts Ceilidh’s and Social Dance events in this venue. In and around the town over 600 events takes place in one week making this one of the country’s premier festivals. All nestled in the pretty fishing port of Whitby with its cobbled streets filled with heritage along with fine restaurants cafes jet shops and a vibe not to be missed by any lover of music!

Sep
6
Fri
2019
Whitby Pirate Festival
Sep 6 – Sep 8 all-day
Whitby Pirate Festival

Ahoy me hearties, our provisional dates for next years festival!
A Piratical weekend full of fun, live music, kids entertainment and swashbuckling all in aid of the RNLI.

Dust off your eye-patches and head to Whitby for a day of swashbuckling fun for all the family.

10am-6pm: All ages
We will have live music, pirate themed activities; games, treasure hunting, face-paints, craft tent, appearances from some familiar kids characters, best dressed pirate and more.

7.30pm-Late: 18+
After a long day skirmishing and plundering there is chance to enjoy some grub and grog; The evening will see our first Buccaneers banquet followed by the Smugglers Ball.

You can keep up to date with our goings on and see lots of photo’s from previous years by visiting our website.

Sep
7
Sat
2019
Staithes Festival of Arts and Heritage
Sep 7 – Sep 8 all-day
Staithes Festival of Arts and Heritage
Staithes has a long and celebrated history of art from the 19th century Staithes Group of Artists to the present day.We will be celebrating the art of the village and much more over the weekend of 7/8 September 2019 (preview evening Friday 6 September) when the villagers of Staithes will open their cottage doors to the public as temporary galleries for a selling exhibition of work by resident and visiting artists. Last year we hosted 150 artists in 90 venues. Work included painting, printmaking, textiles, ceramics, jewellery and crafts.Visitors will be able to walk the maze of lanes visiting ‘galleries’ as well as taking part in a programme of guided walks, workshops, talks and film shows. Heritage too plays an important part in the life of the village and will be celebrated in events and exhibitions throughout the weekend. There will be a vibrant programme of music ranging from street buskers to concerts.Food and drink will be provided by the pubs and cafes in the village. Please support them, they are the life blood of the village. The regular cafes will be supported by a number of pop up tea rooms and other food offerings in locations across the village.
Oct
18
Fri
2019
Music Port
Oct 18 – Oct 20 all-day
Music Port @ Whitby Pavillion | West Cliff | England | United Kingdom

Now it’s 19th year Musicport has an international reputation for the quality and diversity of the artists it books for what is one of the most intimate friendly and trouble-free events in the most stunning of settings perched above the beach . 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 . Being in the half term the festival is very family-friendly and the festival goes on tour to the local villages on the Monday to Friday following the main event. Acts previously booked include Buena Vista Social Club, Richard Hawley, Mahotella Queens, Lemn Sissay, Idlewild, Seckou Keita and Catrin Finch, Rachid Taha, Toumani Diabate, The Levellers, Misty In Roots, Courtney Pine, Richard Hawley, Hugh Masekela, Linton Kwesi Johnson, Chumbawamba, Mory Kante, Los De Abajo, Arthur Brown & The Blockheads,
www.musicportfestival.com/

Oct
25
Fri
2019
Whitby Goth Weekend
Oct 25 – Oct 27 all-day
Whitby Goth Weekend

Full Weekend Tickets (2017 prices)- £65.00 + £2.50 booking fee PER ORDER Book Online

Friday Tickets (2017 prices)- £34.00 + £2.50 booking fee PER ORDER Book Online

Saturday Tickets (2017 prices)  – £34.00 + £2.50 booking fee PER ORDER Book Online
We also have a range of minor (10-16) and family tickets available, please see the online shop for details Book Online

Nov
1
Fri
2019
Tomorrow’s Ghosts Gothic Festival
Nov 1 – Nov 3 all-day
Tomorrow's Ghosts Gothic Festival @ Whitby Pavillion | West Cliff | England | United Kingdom

In addition to the great bands below, the Dark Days Alternative Market will run from Friday to Sunday with many stalls full of beautiful, creative and unusual finds!

Weekend tickets (Goth Festival 2019) are available from the Whitby Pavilion Box Office, www.whitbypavilion.co.uk, www.sivtickets.com, and all other SIVLive counter and online outlets across the region.

Ticket prices will be £60 for a weekend ticket and £35 for a day ticket.

Friday 26th

PoP Will Eat Itself
Chameleons Vox
Mercury’s Antennae
Christine Plays Viola’

Saturday 27th

New Model Army
Sweet Ermengarde
Terminal Gods
Saigon Blue Rain

SINGLE DAY TICKETS AVAILABLE OR GET THE WHOLE WEEKEND FOR JUST £60.00

Friday: £35.00    Saturday:  £35.00
Weekend : £60.00
Nov
2
Sat
2019
Tomorrow’s Ghosts Gothic Festival
Nov 2 – Nov 4 all-day
Tomorrow's Ghosts Gothic Festival @ Whitby Pavillion | West Cliff | England | United Kingdom

In addition to the great bands below, the Dark Days Alternative Market will run from Friday to Sunday with many stalls full of beautiful, creative and unusual finds!

Weekend tickets (Goth Festival 2019) are available from the Whitby Pavilion Box Office, www.whitbypavilion.co.uk, www.sivtickets.com, and all other SIVLive counter and online outlets across the region.

Ticket prices will be £60 for a weekend ticket and £35 for a day ticket.

Friday 26th

PoP Will Eat Itself
Chameleons Vox
Mercury’s Antennae
Christine Plays Viola’

Saturday 27th

New Model Army
Sweet Ermengarde
Terminal Gods
Saigon Blue Rain

SINGLE DAY TICKETS AVAILABLE OR GET THE WHOLE WEEKEND FOR JUST £60.00

Friday: £35.00    Saturday:  £35.00
Weekend : £60.00
Nov
3
Sun
2019
Tomorrow’s Ghosts Gothic Festival
Nov 3 – Nov 5 all-day
Tomorrow's Ghosts Gothic Festival @ Whitby Pavillion | West Cliff | England | United Kingdom

In addition to the great bands below, the Dark Days Alternative Market will run from Friday to Sunday with many stalls full of beautiful, creative and unusual finds!

Weekend tickets (Goth Festival 2019) are available from the Whitby Pavilion Box Office, www.whitbypavilion.co.uk, www.sivtickets.com, and all other SIVLive counter and online outlets across the region.

Ticket prices will be £60 for a weekend ticket and £35 for a day ticket.

Friday 26th

PoP Will Eat Itself
Chameleons Vox
Mercury’s Antennae
Christine Plays Viola’

Saturday 27th

New Model Army
Sweet Ermengarde
Terminal Gods
Saigon Blue Rain

SINGLE DAY TICKETS AVAILABLE OR GET THE WHOLE WEEKEND FOR JUST £60.00

Friday: £35.00    Saturday:  £35.00
Weekend : £60.00
Jun
7
Sun
2020
Robin Hoods Bay Folk Weekend
Jun 7 – Jun 9 all-day
Robin Hoods Bay Folk Weekend @ Robin Hoods Bay | Robin Hood's Bay | England | United Kingdom

Robin Hood’s Bay Folk Weekend

Friday, Saturday & Sunday 9th 10th 11th June 2017

A FREE WEEKEND of Concerts, Music Sessions, Dance and Singarounds in and around the ‘famed city of Robin Hood’s Bay’ on the beautiful Yorkshire Coast.

OUTLINE PROGRAMME:

You will find informal performances – the Acoustic Cafe Dash by singers & musicians Saturday & Sunday in all the village pubs & cafes in support of the RNLI

Friday 9th:

7.00 – 9.00-ish Gordon Giltrap at Tea Toast & Post *Admission Charge

8.30 – Late:  Folk Club Night: Singers & Musicians in Ye Dolphin : MC Jim

Saturday 10th:

11.30 to 12.30 Children’s Drawing Competition (Age 5 – 8) in the Old Coastguard Station

Lunchtime and Afternoon: DANCE DISPLAYS by Theiving Magpie Morris in the Dock and elsewhere

12.30 to 2.30 –ish: Singaround in Ye Dolphin Big Room

 1.00 to 3.00 Children’s Musical Workshop (Age 8 – 14) in the Old Coastguard Station with Dave Watts

(Places are limited, Tickets £2 – booking essential – Tel: 01947 880660.)

Saturday lunchtime onwards: Instrumental Music Session in Ye Dolphin downstairs bar

2.30 – 4.00: Afternoon S&M* Session in Ye Dolphin Big Room

8.00 – Late: CONCERT in Ye Dolphin Big Room with Carrie & Jim

Featuring Bayfolk Regulars and the band Shiznitz

Sunday 11th:

10.45 FOLK SERVICE at St. Stephen’s Church, with Rev. Steve Foster and  

music by “Four’s Company” with guest spot by guitarist Garry Burnett.  

10.30 – 12 noon. Folk harmony singing workshop Upstairs in the Old Coastguard Station.

all songs taught by ear, words displayed – rounds, and 2, 3 and 4 part harmony.

All welcome regardless of previous experience singing harmony.

Late Morning and Early Afternoon: DANCE DISPLAYS by Theiving Magpie Morris in the Dock and elsewhere

Early Afternoon in the Dock: SHANTY SINGING by Monkey’s Fist

12.30 – 2.00: Afternoon S&M* Session in Ye Dolphin Big Room

12.30 to 2.30 SPOKEN WORD & POETRY SESSION in the Old Coastguard Station

with Special Guest NORAH HANSON

2.00 – 4.00-ish GRAND FINALE CONCERT in Ye Dolphin Big Room

Featuring Monkey’s Fist and The Harri Watts Band

Jun
8
Mon
2020
Whitby 60’s Festival
Jun 8 – Jun 10 all-day
Whitby 60's Festival @ Whitby Pavillion | West Cliff | England | United Kingdom

A full weekend of sixties music at Whitby Pavillion – see the website for more information.

 

Image © Copyright Mike Smith and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.

Aug
17
Mon
2020
Whitby Folk Week
Aug 17 – Aug 23 all-day
Whitby Folk Week @ Various Locations | Whitby | England | United Kingdom

Britain’s premier folk festival with seven days and nights in celebration of traditional music song and dance of the British Isles. Some of our finest musicians and singers form over 600 events including concerts dances singing and dancing in most of the local bars sessions workshops street entertainers and a whole lot more.

Britain’s premier folk festival with seven days and nights in celebration of traditional music song and dance of the British Isles. Some of our finest musicians and singers form over 600 events including concerts dances singing and dancing in most of the local bars sessions workshops street entertainers and a whole lot more.

The Whitby Folk Week continues to enjoy the very best in traditional music and dance many events taking place in the Pavilion Complex with Concerts Ceilidh’s and Social Dance events in this venue. In and around the town over 600 events takes place in one week making this one of the country’s premier festivals. All nestled in the pretty fishing port of Whitby with its cobbled streets filled with heritage along with fine restaurants cafes jet shops and a vibe not to be missed by any lover of music!

Jun
7
Mon
2021
Robin Hoods Bay Folk Weekend
Jun 7 – Jun 9 all-day
Robin Hoods Bay Folk Weekend @ Robin Hoods Bay | Robin Hood's Bay | England | United Kingdom

Robin Hood’s Bay Folk Weekend

Friday, Saturday & Sunday 9th 10th 11th June 2017

A FREE WEEKEND of Concerts, Music Sessions, Dance and Singarounds in and around the ‘famed city of Robin Hood’s Bay’ on the beautiful Yorkshire Coast.

OUTLINE PROGRAMME:

You will find informal performances – the Acoustic Cafe Dash by singers & musicians Saturday & Sunday in all the village pubs & cafes in support of the RNLI

Friday 9th:

7.00 – 9.00-ish Gordon Giltrap at Tea Toast & Post *Admission Charge

8.30 – Late:  Folk Club Night: Singers & Musicians in Ye Dolphin : MC Jim

Saturday 10th:

11.30 to 12.30 Children’s Drawing Competition (Age 5 – 8) in the Old Coastguard Station

Lunchtime and Afternoon: DANCE DISPLAYS by Theiving Magpie Morris in the Dock and elsewhere

12.30 to 2.30 –ish: Singaround in Ye Dolphin Big Room

 1.00 to 3.00 Children’s Musical Workshop (Age 8 – 14) in the Old Coastguard Station with Dave Watts

(Places are limited, Tickets £2 – booking essential – Tel: 01947 880660.)

Saturday lunchtime onwards: Instrumental Music Session in Ye Dolphin downstairs bar

2.30 – 4.00: Afternoon S&M* Session in Ye Dolphin Big Room

8.00 – Late: CONCERT in Ye Dolphin Big Room with Carrie & Jim

Featuring Bayfolk Regulars and the band Shiznitz

Sunday 11th:

10.45 FOLK SERVICE at St. Stephen’s Church, with Rev. Steve Foster and  

music by “Four’s Company” with guest spot by guitarist Garry Burnett.  

10.30 – 12 noon. Folk harmony singing workshop Upstairs in the Old Coastguard Station.

all songs taught by ear, words displayed – rounds, and 2, 3 and 4 part harmony.

All welcome regardless of previous experience singing harmony.

Late Morning and Early Afternoon: DANCE DISPLAYS by Theiving Magpie Morris in the Dock and elsewhere

Early Afternoon in the Dock: SHANTY SINGING by Monkey’s Fist

12.30 – 2.00: Afternoon S&M* Session in Ye Dolphin Big Room

12.30 to 2.30 SPOKEN WORD & POETRY SESSION in the Old Coastguard Station

with Special Guest NORAH HANSON

2.00 – 4.00-ish GRAND FINALE CONCERT in Ye Dolphin Big Room

Featuring Monkey’s Fist and The Harri Watts Band

Jun
8
Tue
2021
Whitby 60’s Festival
Jun 8 – Jun 10 all-day
Whitby 60's Festival @ Whitby Pavillion | West Cliff | England | United Kingdom

A full weekend of sixties music at Whitby Pavillion – see the website for more information.

 

Image © Copyright Mike Smith and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.

Aug
17
Tue
2021
Whitby Folk Week
Aug 17 – Aug 23 all-day
Whitby Folk Week @ Various Locations | Whitby | England | United Kingdom

Britain’s premier folk festival with seven days and nights in celebration of traditional music song and dance of the British Isles. Some of our finest musicians and singers form over 600 events including concerts dances singing and dancing in most of the local bars sessions workshops street entertainers and a whole lot more.

Britain’s premier folk festival with seven days and nights in celebration of traditional music song and dance of the British Isles. Some of our finest musicians and singers form over 600 events including concerts dances singing and dancing in most of the local bars sessions workshops street entertainers and a whole lot more.

The Whitby Folk Week continues to enjoy the very best in traditional music and dance many events taking place in the Pavilion Complex with Concerts Ceilidh’s and Social Dance events in this venue. In and around the town over 600 events takes place in one week making this one of the country’s premier festivals. All nestled in the pretty fishing port of Whitby with its cobbled streets filled with heritage along with fine restaurants cafes jet shops and a vibe not to be missed by any lover of music!

Jun
7
Tue
2022
Robin Hoods Bay Folk Weekend
Jun 7 – Jun 9 all-day
Robin Hoods Bay Folk Weekend @ Robin Hoods Bay | Robin Hood's Bay | England | United Kingdom

Robin Hood’s Bay Folk Weekend

Friday, Saturday & Sunday 9th 10th 11th June 2017

A FREE WEEKEND of Concerts, Music Sessions, Dance and Singarounds in and around the ‘famed city of Robin Hood’s Bay’ on the beautiful Yorkshire Coast.

OUTLINE PROGRAMME:

You will find informal performances – the Acoustic Cafe Dash by singers & musicians Saturday & Sunday in all the village pubs & cafes in support of the RNLI

Friday 9th:

7.00 – 9.00-ish Gordon Giltrap at Tea Toast & Post *Admission Charge

8.30 – Late:  Folk Club Night: Singers & Musicians in Ye Dolphin : MC Jim

Saturday 10th:

11.30 to 12.30 Children’s Drawing Competition (Age 5 – 8) in the Old Coastguard Station

Lunchtime and Afternoon: DANCE DISPLAYS by Theiving Magpie Morris in the Dock and elsewhere

12.30 to 2.30 –ish: Singaround in Ye Dolphin Big Room

 1.00 to 3.00 Children’s Musical Workshop (Age 8 – 14) in the Old Coastguard Station with Dave Watts

(Places are limited, Tickets £2 – booking essential – Tel: 01947 880660.)

Saturday lunchtime onwards: Instrumental Music Session in Ye Dolphin downstairs bar

2.30 – 4.00: Afternoon S&M* Session in Ye Dolphin Big Room

8.00 – Late: CONCERT in Ye Dolphin Big Room with Carrie & Jim

Featuring Bayfolk Regulars and the band Shiznitz

Sunday 11th:

10.45 FOLK SERVICE at St. Stephen’s Church, with Rev. Steve Foster and  

music by “Four’s Company” with guest spot by guitarist Garry Burnett.  

10.30 – 12 noon. Folk harmony singing workshop Upstairs in the Old Coastguard Station.

all songs taught by ear, words displayed – rounds, and 2, 3 and 4 part harmony.

All welcome regardless of previous experience singing harmony.

Late Morning and Early Afternoon: DANCE DISPLAYS by Theiving Magpie Morris in the Dock and elsewhere

Early Afternoon in the Dock: SHANTY SINGING by Monkey’s Fist

12.30 – 2.00: Afternoon S&M* Session in Ye Dolphin Big Room

12.30 to 2.30 SPOKEN WORD & POETRY SESSION in the Old Coastguard Station

with Special Guest NORAH HANSON

2.00 – 4.00-ish GRAND FINALE CONCERT in Ye Dolphin Big Room

Featuring Monkey’s Fist and The Harri Watts Band

Jun
8
Wed
2022
Whitby 60’s Festival
Jun 8 – Jun 10 all-day
Whitby 60's Festival @ Whitby Pavillion | West Cliff | England | United Kingdom

A full weekend of sixties music at Whitby Pavillion – see the website for more information.

 

Image © Copyright Mike Smith and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.

Aug
17
Wed
2022
Whitby Folk Week
Aug 17 – Aug 23 all-day
Whitby Folk Week @ Various Locations | Whitby | England | United Kingdom

Britain’s premier folk festival with seven days and nights in celebration of traditional music song and dance of the British Isles. Some of our finest musicians and singers form over 600 events including concerts dances singing and dancing in most of the local bars sessions workshops street entertainers and a whole lot more.

Britain’s premier folk festival with seven days and nights in celebration of traditional music song and dance of the British Isles. Some of our finest musicians and singers form over 600 events including concerts dances singing and dancing in most of the local bars sessions workshops street entertainers and a whole lot more.

The Whitby Folk Week continues to enjoy the very best in traditional music and dance many events taking place in the Pavilion Complex with Concerts Ceilidh’s and Social Dance events in this venue. In and around the town over 600 events takes place in one week making this one of the country’s premier festivals. All nestled in the pretty fishing port of Whitby with its cobbled streets filled with heritage along with fine restaurants cafes jet shops and a vibe not to be missed by any lover of music!

Jun
7
Wed
2023
Robin Hoods Bay Folk Weekend
Jun 7 – Jun 9 all-day
Robin Hoods Bay Folk Weekend @ Robin Hoods Bay | Robin Hood's Bay | England | United Kingdom

Robin Hood’s Bay Folk Weekend

Friday, Saturday & Sunday 9th 10th 11th June 2017

A FREE WEEKEND of Concerts, Music Sessions, Dance and Singarounds in and around the ‘famed city of Robin Hood’s Bay’ on the beautiful Yorkshire Coast.

OUTLINE PROGRAMME:

You will find informal performances – the Acoustic Cafe Dash by singers & musicians Saturday & Sunday in all the village pubs & cafes in support of the RNLI

Friday 9th:

7.00 – 9.00-ish Gordon Giltrap at Tea Toast & Post *Admission Charge

8.30 – Late:  Folk Club Night: Singers & Musicians in Ye Dolphin : MC Jim

Saturday 10th:

11.30 to 12.30 Children’s Drawing Competition (Age 5 – 8) in the Old Coastguard Station

Lunchtime and Afternoon: DANCE DISPLAYS by Theiving Magpie Morris in the Dock and elsewhere

12.30 to 2.30 –ish: Singaround in Ye Dolphin Big Room

 1.00 to 3.00 Children’s Musical Workshop (Age 8 – 14) in the Old Coastguard Station with Dave Watts

(Places are limited, Tickets £2 – booking essential – Tel: 01947 880660.)

Saturday lunchtime onwards: Instrumental Music Session in Ye Dolphin downstairs bar

2.30 – 4.00: Afternoon S&M* Session in Ye Dolphin Big Room

8.00 – Late: CONCERT in Ye Dolphin Big Room with Carrie & Jim

Featuring Bayfolk Regulars and the band Shiznitz

Sunday 11th:

10.45 FOLK SERVICE at St. Stephen’s Church, with Rev. Steve Foster and  

music by “Four’s Company” with guest spot by guitarist Garry Burnett.  

10.30 – 12 noon. Folk harmony singing workshop Upstairs in the Old Coastguard Station.

all songs taught by ear, words displayed – rounds, and 2, 3 and 4 part harmony.

All welcome regardless of previous experience singing harmony.

Late Morning and Early Afternoon: DANCE DISPLAYS by Theiving Magpie Morris in the Dock and elsewhere

Early Afternoon in the Dock: SHANTY SINGING by Monkey’s Fist

12.30 – 2.00: Afternoon S&M* Session in Ye Dolphin Big Room

12.30 to 2.30 SPOKEN WORD & POETRY SESSION in the Old Coastguard Station

with Special Guest NORAH HANSON

2.00 – 4.00-ish GRAND FINALE CONCERT in Ye Dolphin Big Room

Featuring Monkey’s Fist and The Harri Watts Band

Jun
8
Thu
2023
Whitby 60’s Festival
Jun 8 – Jun 10 all-day
Whitby 60's Festival @ Whitby Pavillion | West Cliff | England | United Kingdom

A full weekend of sixties music at Whitby Pavillion – see the website for more information.

 

Image © Copyright Mike Smith and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.

Aug
17
Thu
2023
Whitby Folk Week
Aug 17 – Aug 23 all-day
Whitby Folk Week @ Various Locations | Whitby | England | United Kingdom

Britain’s premier folk festival with seven days and nights in celebration of traditional music song and dance of the British Isles. Some of our finest musicians and singers form over 600 events including concerts dances singing and dancing in most of the local bars sessions workshops street entertainers and a whole lot more.

Britain’s premier folk festival with seven days and nights in celebration of traditional music song and dance of the British Isles. Some of our finest musicians and singers form over 600 events including concerts dances singing and dancing in most of the local bars sessions workshops street entertainers and a whole lot more.

The Whitby Folk Week continues to enjoy the very best in traditional music and dance many events taking place in the Pavilion Complex with Concerts Ceilidh’s and Social Dance events in this venue. In and around the town over 600 events takes place in one week making this one of the country’s premier festivals. All nestled in the pretty fishing port of Whitby with its cobbled streets filled with heritage along with fine restaurants cafes jet shops and a vibe not to be missed by any lover of music!

Jun
7
Fri
2024
Robin Hoods Bay Folk Weekend
Jun 7 – Jun 9 all-day
Robin Hoods Bay Folk Weekend @ Robin Hoods Bay | Robin Hood's Bay | England | United Kingdom

Robin Hood’s Bay Folk Weekend

Friday, Saturday & Sunday 9th 10th 11th June 2017

A FREE WEEKEND of Concerts, Music Sessions, Dance and Singarounds in and around the ‘famed city of Robin Hood’s Bay’ on the beautiful Yorkshire Coast.

OUTLINE PROGRAMME:

You will find informal performances – the Acoustic Cafe Dash by singers & musicians Saturday & Sunday in all the village pubs & cafes in support of the RNLI

Friday 9th:

7.00 – 9.00-ish Gordon Giltrap at Tea Toast & Post *Admission Charge

8.30 – Late:  Folk Club Night: Singers & Musicians in Ye Dolphin : MC Jim

Saturday 10th:

11.30 to 12.30 Children’s Drawing Competition (Age 5 – 8) in the Old Coastguard Station

Lunchtime and Afternoon: DANCE DISPLAYS by Theiving Magpie Morris in the Dock and elsewhere

12.30 to 2.30 –ish: Singaround in Ye Dolphin Big Room

 1.00 to 3.00 Children’s Musical Workshop (Age 8 – 14) in the Old Coastguard Station with Dave Watts

(Places are limited, Tickets £2 – booking essential – Tel: 01947 880660.)

Saturday lunchtime onwards: Instrumental Music Session in Ye Dolphin downstairs bar

2.30 – 4.00: Afternoon S&M* Session in Ye Dolphin Big Room

8.00 – Late: CONCERT in Ye Dolphin Big Room with Carrie & Jim

Featuring Bayfolk Regulars and the band Shiznitz

Sunday 11th:

10.45 FOLK SERVICE at St. Stephen’s Church, with Rev. Steve Foster and  

music by “Four’s Company” with guest spot by guitarist Garry Burnett.  

10.30 – 12 noon. Folk harmony singing workshop Upstairs in the Old Coastguard Station.

all songs taught by ear, words displayed – rounds, and 2, 3 and 4 part harmony.

All welcome regardless of previous experience singing harmony.

Late Morning and Early Afternoon: DANCE DISPLAYS by Theiving Magpie Morris in the Dock and elsewhere

Early Afternoon in the Dock: SHANTY SINGING by Monkey’s Fist

12.30 – 2.00: Afternoon S&M* Session in Ye Dolphin Big Room

12.30 to 2.30 SPOKEN WORD & POETRY SESSION in the Old Coastguard Station

with Special Guest NORAH HANSON

2.00 – 4.00-ish GRAND FINALE CONCERT in Ye Dolphin Big Room

Featuring Monkey’s Fist and The Harri Watts Band

Jun
8
Sat
2024
Whitby 60’s Festival
Jun 8 – Jun 10 all-day
Whitby 60's Festival @ Whitby Pavillion | West Cliff | England | United Kingdom

A full weekend of sixties music at Whitby Pavillion – see the website for more information.

 

Image © Copyright Mike Smith and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.

Aug
17
Sat
2024
Whitby Folk Week
Aug 17 – Aug 23 all-day
Whitby Folk Week @ Various Locations | Whitby | England | United Kingdom

Britain’s premier folk festival with seven days and nights in celebration of traditional music song and dance of the British Isles. Some of our finest musicians and singers form over 600 events including concerts dances singing and dancing in most of the local bars sessions workshops street entertainers and a whole lot more.

Britain’s premier folk festival with seven days and nights in celebration of traditional music song and dance of the British Isles. Some of our finest musicians and singers form over 600 events including concerts dances singing and dancing in most of the local bars sessions workshops street entertainers and a whole lot more.

The Whitby Folk Week continues to enjoy the very best in traditional music and dance many events taking place in the Pavilion Complex with Concerts Ceilidh’s and Social Dance events in this venue. In and around the town over 600 events takes place in one week making this one of the country’s premier festivals. All nestled in the pretty fishing port of Whitby with its cobbled streets filled with heritage along with fine restaurants cafes jet shops and a vibe not to be missed by any lover of music!

Jun
7
Sat
2025
Robin Hoods Bay Folk Weekend
Jun 7 – Jun 9 all-day
Robin Hoods Bay Folk Weekend @ Robin Hoods Bay | Robin Hood's Bay | England | United Kingdom

Robin Hood’s Bay Folk Weekend

Friday, Saturday & Sunday 9th 10th 11th June 2017

A FREE WEEKEND of Concerts, Music Sessions, Dance and Singarounds in and around the ‘famed city of Robin Hood’s Bay’ on the beautiful Yorkshire Coast.

OUTLINE PROGRAMME:

You will find informal performances – the Acoustic Cafe Dash by singers & musicians Saturday & Sunday in all the village pubs & cafes in support of the RNLI

Friday 9th:

7.00 – 9.00-ish Gordon Giltrap at Tea Toast & Post *Admission Charge

8.30 – Late:  Folk Club Night: Singers & Musicians in Ye Dolphin : MC Jim

Saturday 10th:

11.30 to 12.30 Children’s Drawing Competition (Age 5 – 8) in the Old Coastguard Station

Lunchtime and Afternoon: DANCE DISPLAYS by Theiving Magpie Morris in the Dock and elsewhere

12.30 to 2.30 –ish: Singaround in Ye Dolphin Big Room

 1.00 to 3.00 Children’s Musical Workshop (Age 8 – 14) in the Old Coastguard Station with Dave Watts

(Places are limited, Tickets £2 – booking essential – Tel: 01947 880660.)

Saturday lunchtime onwards: Instrumental Music Session in Ye Dolphin downstairs bar

2.30 – 4.00: Afternoon S&M* Session in Ye Dolphin Big Room

8.00 – Late: CONCERT in Ye Dolphin Big Room with Carrie & Jim

Featuring Bayfolk Regulars and the band Shiznitz

Sunday 11th:

10.45 FOLK SERVICE at St. Stephen’s Church, with Rev. Steve Foster and  

music by “Four’s Company” with guest spot by guitarist Garry Burnett.  

10.30 – 12 noon. Folk harmony singing workshop Upstairs in the Old Coastguard Station.

all songs taught by ear, words displayed – rounds, and 2, 3 and 4 part harmony.

All welcome regardless of previous experience singing harmony.

Late Morning and Early Afternoon: DANCE DISPLAYS by Theiving Magpie Morris in the Dock and elsewhere

Early Afternoon in the Dock: SHANTY SINGING by Monkey’s Fist

12.30 – 2.00: Afternoon S&M* Session in Ye Dolphin Big Room

12.30 to 2.30 SPOKEN WORD & POETRY SESSION in the Old Coastguard Station

with Special Guest NORAH HANSON

2.00 – 4.00-ish GRAND FINALE CONCERT in Ye Dolphin Big Room

Featuring Monkey’s Fist and The Harri Watts Band

Jun
8
Sun
2025
Whitby 60’s Festival
Jun 8 – Jun 10 all-day
Whitby 60's Festival @ Whitby Pavillion | West Cliff | England | United Kingdom

A full weekend of sixties music at Whitby Pavillion – see the website for more information.

 

Image © Copyright Mike Smith and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.

Aug
17
Sun
2025
Whitby Folk Week
Aug 17 – Aug 23 all-day
Whitby Folk Week @ Various Locations | Whitby | England | United Kingdom

Britain’s premier folk festival with seven days and nights in celebration of traditional music song and dance of the British Isles. Some of our finest musicians and singers form over 600 events including concerts dances singing and dancing in most of the local bars sessions workshops street entertainers and a whole lot more.

Britain’s premier folk festival with seven days and nights in celebration of traditional music song and dance of the British Isles. Some of our finest musicians and singers form over 600 events including concerts dances singing and dancing in most of the local bars sessions workshops street entertainers and a whole lot more.

The Whitby Folk Week continues to enjoy the very best in traditional music and dance many events taking place in the Pavilion Complex with Concerts Ceilidh’s and Social Dance events in this venue. In and around the town over 600 events takes place in one week making this one of the country’s premier festivals. All nestled in the pretty fishing port of Whitby with its cobbled streets filled with heritage along with fine restaurants cafes jet shops and a vibe not to be missed by any lover of music!

Jun
7
Sun
2026
Robin Hoods Bay Folk Weekend
Jun 7 – Jun 9 all-day
Robin Hoods Bay Folk Weekend @ Robin Hoods Bay | Robin Hood's Bay | England | United Kingdom

Robin Hood’s Bay Folk Weekend

Friday, Saturday & Sunday 9th 10th 11th June 2017

A FREE WEEKEND of Concerts, Music Sessions, Dance and Singarounds in and around the ‘famed city of Robin Hood’s Bay’ on the beautiful Yorkshire Coast.

OUTLINE PROGRAMME:

You will find informal performances – the Acoustic Cafe Dash by singers & musicians Saturday & Sunday in all the village pubs & cafes in support of the RNLI

Friday 9th:

7.00 – 9.00-ish Gordon Giltrap at Tea Toast & Post *Admission Charge

8.30 – Late:  Folk Club Night: Singers & Musicians in Ye Dolphin : MC Jim

Saturday 10th:

11.30 to 12.30 Children’s Drawing Competition (Age 5 – 8) in the Old Coastguard Station

Lunchtime and Afternoon: DANCE DISPLAYS by Theiving Magpie Morris in the Dock and elsewhere

12.30 to 2.30 –ish: Singaround in Ye Dolphin Big Room

 1.00 to 3.00 Children’s Musical Workshop (Age 8 – 14) in the Old Coastguard Station with Dave Watts

(Places are limited, Tickets £2 – booking essential – Tel: 01947 880660.)

Saturday lunchtime onwards: Instrumental Music Session in Ye Dolphin downstairs bar

2.30 – 4.00: Afternoon S&M* Session in Ye Dolphin Big Room

8.00 – Late: CONCERT in Ye Dolphin Big Room with Carrie & Jim

Featuring Bayfolk Regulars and the band Shiznitz

Sunday 11th:

10.45 FOLK SERVICE at St. Stephen’s Church, with Rev. Steve Foster and  

music by “Four’s Company” with guest spot by guitarist Garry Burnett.  

10.30 – 12 noon. Folk harmony singing workshop Upstairs in the Old Coastguard Station.

all songs taught by ear, words displayed – rounds, and 2, 3 and 4 part harmony.

All welcome regardless of previous experience singing harmony.

Late Morning and Early Afternoon: DANCE DISPLAYS by Theiving Magpie Morris in the Dock and elsewhere

Early Afternoon in the Dock: SHANTY SINGING by Monkey’s Fist

12.30 – 2.00: Afternoon S&M* Session in Ye Dolphin Big Room

12.30 to 2.30 SPOKEN WORD & POETRY SESSION in the Old Coastguard Station

with Special Guest NORAH HANSON

2.00 – 4.00-ish GRAND FINALE CONCERT in Ye Dolphin Big Room

Featuring Monkey’s Fist and The Harri Watts Band

Jun
8
Mon
2026
Whitby 60’s Festival
Jun 8 – Jun 10 all-day
Whitby 60's Festival @ Whitby Pavillion | West Cliff | England | United Kingdom

A full weekend of sixties music at Whitby Pavillion – see the website for more information.

 

Image © Copyright Mike Smith and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.

Aug
17
Mon
2026
Whitby Folk Week
Aug 17 – Aug 23 all-day
Whitby Folk Week @ Various Locations | Whitby | England | United Kingdom

Britain’s premier folk festival with seven days and nights in celebration of traditional music song and dance of the British Isles. Some of our finest musicians and singers form over 600 events including concerts dances singing and dancing in most of the local bars sessions workshops street entertainers and a whole lot more.

Britain’s premier folk festival with seven days and nights in celebration of traditional music song and dance of the British Isles. Some of our finest musicians and singers form over 600 events including concerts dances singing and dancing in most of the local bars sessions workshops street entertainers and a whole lot more.

The Whitby Folk Week continues to enjoy the very best in traditional music and dance many events taking place in the Pavilion Complex with Concerts Ceilidh’s and Social Dance events in this venue. In and around the town over 600 events takes place in one week making this one of the country’s premier festivals. All nestled in the pretty fishing port of Whitby with its cobbled streets filled with heritage along with fine restaurants cafes jet shops and a vibe not to be missed by any lover of music!

Jun
7
Mon
2027
Robin Hoods Bay Folk Weekend
Jun 7 – Jun 9 all-day
Robin Hoods Bay Folk Weekend @ Robin Hoods Bay | Robin Hood's Bay | England | United Kingdom

Robin Hood’s Bay Folk Weekend

Friday, Saturday & Sunday 9th 10th 11th June 2017

A FREE WEEKEND of Concerts, Music Sessions, Dance and Singarounds in and around the ‘famed city of Robin Hood’s Bay’ on the beautiful Yorkshire Coast.

OUTLINE PROGRAMME:

You will find informal performances – the Acoustic Cafe Dash by singers & musicians Saturday & Sunday in all the village pubs & cafes in support of the RNLI

Friday 9th:

7.00 – 9.00-ish Gordon Giltrap at Tea Toast & Post *Admission Charge

8.30 – Late:  Folk Club Night: Singers & Musicians in Ye Dolphin : MC Jim

Saturday 10th:

11.30 to 12.30 Children’s Drawing Competition (Age 5 – 8) in the Old Coastguard Station

Lunchtime and Afternoon: DANCE DISPLAYS by Theiving Magpie Morris in the Dock and elsewhere

12.30 to 2.30 –ish: Singaround in Ye Dolphin Big Room

 1.00 to 3.00 Children’s Musical Workshop (Age 8 – 14) in the Old Coastguard Station with Dave Watts

(Places are limited, Tickets £2 – booking essential – Tel: 01947 880660.)

Saturday lunchtime onwards: Instrumental Music Session in Ye Dolphin downstairs bar

2.30 – 4.00: Afternoon S&M* Session in Ye Dolphin Big Room

8.00 – Late: CONCERT in Ye Dolphin Big Room with Carrie & Jim

Featuring Bayfolk Regulars and the band Shiznitz

Sunday 11th:

10.45 FOLK SERVICE at St. Stephen’s Church, with Rev. Steve Foster and  

music by “Four’s Company” with guest spot by guitarist Garry Burnett.  

10.30 – 12 noon. Folk harmony singing workshop Upstairs in the Old Coastguard Station.

all songs taught by ear, words displayed – rounds, and 2, 3 and 4 part harmony.

All welcome regardless of previous experience singing harmony.

Late Morning and Early Afternoon: DANCE DISPLAYS by Theiving Magpie Morris in the Dock and elsewhere

Early Afternoon in the Dock: SHANTY SINGING by Monkey’s Fist

12.30 – 2.00: Afternoon S&M* Session in Ye Dolphin Big Room

12.30 to 2.30 SPOKEN WORD & POETRY SESSION in the Old Coastguard Station

with Special Guest NORAH HANSON

2.00 – 4.00-ish GRAND FINALE CONCERT in Ye Dolphin Big Room

Featuring Monkey’s Fist and The Harri Watts Band

Jun
8
Tue
2027
Whitby 60’s Festival
Jun 8 – Jun 10 all-day
Whitby 60's Festival @ Whitby Pavillion | West Cliff | England | United Kingdom

A full weekend of sixties music at Whitby Pavillion – see the website for more information.

 

Image © Copyright Mike Smith and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.

Aug
17
Tue
2027
Whitby Folk Week
Aug 17 – Aug 23 all-day
Whitby Folk Week @ Various Locations | Whitby | England | United Kingdom

Britain’s premier folk festival with seven days and nights in celebration of traditional music song and dance of the British Isles. Some of our finest musicians and singers form over 600 events including concerts dances singing and dancing in most of the local bars sessions workshops street entertainers and a whole lot more.

Britain’s premier folk festival with seven days and nights in celebration of traditional music song and dance of the British Isles. Some of our finest musicians and singers form over 600 events including concerts dances singing and dancing in most of the local bars sessions workshops street entertainers and a whole lot more.

The Whitby Folk Week continues to enjoy the very best in traditional music and dance many events taking place in the Pavilion Complex with Concerts Ceilidh’s and Social Dance events in this venue. In and around the town over 600 events takes place in one week making this one of the country’s premier festivals. All nestled in the pretty fishing port of Whitby with its cobbled streets filled with heritage along with fine restaurants cafes jet shops and a vibe not to be missed by any lover of music!

Jun
7
Wed
2028
Robin Hoods Bay Folk Weekend
Jun 7 – Jun 9 all-day
Robin Hoods Bay Folk Weekend @ Robin Hoods Bay | Robin Hood's Bay | England | United Kingdom

Robin Hood’s Bay Folk Weekend

Friday, Saturday & Sunday 9th 10th 11th June 2017

A FREE WEEKEND of Concerts, Music Sessions, Dance and Singarounds in and around the ‘famed city of Robin Hood’s Bay’ on the beautiful Yorkshire Coast.

OUTLINE PROGRAMME:

You will find informal performances – the Acoustic Cafe Dash by singers & musicians Saturday & Sunday in all the village pubs & cafes in support of the RNLI

Friday 9th:

7.00 – 9.00-ish Gordon Giltrap at Tea Toast & Post *Admission Charge

8.30 – Late:  Folk Club Night: Singers & Musicians in Ye Dolphin : MC Jim

Saturday 10th:

11.30 to 12.30 Children’s Drawing Competition (Age 5 – 8) in the Old Coastguard Station

Lunchtime and Afternoon: DANCE DISPLAYS by Theiving Magpie Morris in the Dock and elsewhere

12.30 to 2.30 –ish: Singaround in Ye Dolphin Big Room

 1.00 to 3.00 Children’s Musical Workshop (Age 8 – 14) in the Old Coastguard Station with Dave Watts

(Places are limited, Tickets £2 – booking essential – Tel: 01947 880660.)

Saturday lunchtime onwards: Instrumental Music Session in Ye Dolphin downstairs bar

2.30 – 4.00: Afternoon S&M* Session in Ye Dolphin Big Room

8.00 – Late: CONCERT in Ye Dolphin Big Room with Carrie & Jim

Featuring Bayfolk Regulars and the band Shiznitz

Sunday 11th:

10.45 FOLK SERVICE at St. Stephen’s Church, with Rev. Steve Foster and  

music by “Four’s Company” with guest spot by guitarist Garry Burnett.  

10.30 – 12 noon. Folk harmony singing workshop Upstairs in the Old Coastguard Station.

all songs taught by ear, words displayed – rounds, and 2, 3 and 4 part harmony.

All welcome regardless of previous experience singing harmony.

Late Morning and Early Afternoon: DANCE DISPLAYS by Theiving Magpie Morris in the Dock and elsewhere

Early Afternoon in the Dock: SHANTY SINGING by Monkey’s Fist

12.30 – 2.00: Afternoon S&M* Session in Ye Dolphin Big Room

12.30 to 2.30 SPOKEN WORD & POETRY SESSION in the Old Coastguard Station

with Special Guest NORAH HANSON

2.00 – 4.00-ish GRAND FINALE CONCERT in Ye Dolphin Big Room

Featuring Monkey’s Fist and The Harri Watts Band

Jun
8
Thu
2028
Whitby 60’s Festival
Jun 8 – Jun 10 all-day
Whitby 60's Festival @ Whitby Pavillion | West Cliff | England | United Kingdom

A full weekend of sixties music at Whitby Pavillion – see the website for more information.

 

Image © Copyright Mike Smith and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.

Aug
17
Thu
2028
Whitby Folk Week
Aug 17 – Aug 23 all-day
Whitby Folk Week @ Various Locations | Whitby | England | United Kingdom

Britain’s premier folk festival with seven days and nights in celebration of traditional music song and dance of the British Isles. Some of our finest musicians and singers form over 600 events including concerts dances singing and dancing in most of the local bars sessions workshops street entertainers and a whole lot more.

Britain’s premier folk festival with seven days and nights in celebration of traditional music song and dance of the British Isles. Some of our finest musicians and singers form over 600 events including concerts dances singing and dancing in most of the local bars sessions workshops street entertainers and a whole lot more.

The Whitby Folk Week continues to enjoy the very best in traditional music and dance many events taking place in the Pavilion Complex with Concerts Ceilidh’s and Social Dance events in this venue. In and around the town over 600 events takes place in one week making this one of the country’s premier festivals. All nestled in the pretty fishing port of Whitby with its cobbled streets filled with heritage along with fine restaurants cafes jet shops and a vibe not to be missed by any lover of music!

Jun
7
Thu
2029
Robin Hoods Bay Folk Weekend
Jun 7 – Jun 9 all-day
Robin Hoods Bay Folk Weekend @ Robin Hoods Bay | Robin Hood's Bay | England | United Kingdom

Robin Hood’s Bay Folk Weekend

Friday, Saturday & Sunday 9th 10th 11th June 2017

A FREE WEEKEND of Concerts, Music Sessions, Dance and Singarounds in and around the ‘famed city of Robin Hood’s Bay’ on the beautiful Yorkshire Coast.

OUTLINE PROGRAMME:

You will find informal performances – the Acoustic Cafe Dash by singers & musicians Saturday & Sunday in all the village pubs & cafes in support of the RNLI

Friday 9th:

7.00 – 9.00-ish Gordon Giltrap at Tea Toast & Post *Admission Charge

8.30 – Late:  Folk Club Night: Singers & Musicians in Ye Dolphin : MC Jim

Saturday 10th:

11.30 to 12.30 Children’s Drawing Competition (Age 5 – 8) in the Old Coastguard Station

Lunchtime and Afternoon: DANCE DISPLAYS by Theiving Magpie Morris in the Dock and elsewhere

12.30 to 2.30 –ish: Singaround in Ye Dolphin Big Room

 1.00 to 3.00 Children’s Musical Workshop (Age 8 – 14) in the Old Coastguard Station with Dave Watts

(Places are limited, Tickets £2 – booking essential – Tel: 01947 880660.)

Saturday lunchtime onwards: Instrumental Music Session in Ye Dolphin downstairs bar

2.30 – 4.00: Afternoon S&M* Session in Ye Dolphin Big Room

8.00 – Late: CONCERT in Ye Dolphin Big Room with Carrie & Jim

Featuring Bayfolk Regulars and the band Shiznitz

Sunday 11th:

10.45 FOLK SERVICE at St. Stephen’s Church, with Rev. Steve Foster and  

music by “Four’s Company” with guest spot by guitarist Garry Burnett.  

10.30 – 12 noon. Folk harmony singing workshop Upstairs in the Old Coastguard Station.

all songs taught by ear, words displayed – rounds, and 2, 3 and 4 part harmony.

All welcome regardless of previous experience singing harmony.

Late Morning and Early Afternoon: DANCE DISPLAYS by Theiving Magpie Morris in the Dock and elsewhere

Early Afternoon in the Dock: SHANTY SINGING by Monkey’s Fist

12.30 – 2.00: Afternoon S&M* Session in Ye Dolphin Big Room

12.30 to 2.30 SPOKEN WORD & POETRY SESSION in the Old Coastguard Station

with Special Guest NORAH HANSON

2.00 – 4.00-ish GRAND FINALE CONCERT in Ye Dolphin Big Room

Featuring Monkey’s Fist and The Harri Watts Band

Aug
17
Fri
2029
Whitby Folk Week
Aug 17 – Aug 23 all-day
Whitby Folk Week @ Various Locations | Whitby | England | United Kingdom

Britain’s premier folk festival with seven days and nights in celebration of traditional music song and dance of the British Isles. Some of our finest musicians and singers form over 600 events including concerts dances singing and dancing in most of the local bars sessions workshops street entertainers and a whole lot more.

Britain’s premier folk festival with seven days and nights in celebration of traditional music song and dance of the British Isles. Some of our finest musicians and singers form over 600 events including concerts dances singing and dancing in most of the local bars sessions workshops street entertainers and a whole lot more.

The Whitby Folk Week continues to enjoy the very best in traditional music and dance many events taking place in the Pavilion Complex with Concerts Ceilidh’s and Social Dance events in this venue. In and around the town over 600 events takes place in one week making this one of the country’s premier festivals. All nestled in the pretty fishing port of Whitby with its cobbled streets filled with heritage along with fine restaurants cafes jet shops and a vibe not to be missed by any lover of music!