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Updated Friday 26th February 2021 
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Scarborough on the east coast of North Yorkshire is renowned as Britain's first resort. There are two beaches; South Bay with the Spa, harbour and amusement arcades and the tranquil North Bay. The bays are connected by Marine Drive; ideal for a drive or walk, and dominated by the medieval twelfth century Scarborough castle

Oliver's Mount motorcycle racing returned in 2019 with the Barry Sheene Classic in July and The Gold Cup in September.
Although the April and June meetings at Oliver's Mount for 2020 were cancelled; two three day meetings were held. Four meetings are scheduled for 2021

8th - 9th May    Bob Smith Spring Cup
19th - 20th June    Barry Sheene Classic
31st July - 1st August    Oliver's Mount Festival
11th - 12th September    Steve Henshaw International Gold Cup

The Spa Complex  of theatres provides live entertainment of many varieties and during the summer hosts the Scarborough Spa Orchestra concerts; Scarborough is the only remaining seaside resort in the country with a professional orchestra and from 1st June until 10th September 2020 the Spa Orchestra was scheduled to celebrate the 108th concert season. 


Scarborough Spa Rescheduled Show Dates 2021

14th April Jethro: The Final Goodnight 
24th April Live Wire - The A/C D/C Show
7th May  The Take That Experience
8th May  Icons Of Darts
9th May UK Pink Floyd Experience
18th May  From The Jam: Setting Sons
23rd May Friends: A Musical Parody
28th May The Carpenter's Story
5th June  Rumours of Fleetwood Mac
4th July A Beautiful Noise - Neil Diamond
9th July Jimmy Carr
16th July Illegal Eagles
18th July Jive Talkin' Perform The Bee Gees
1st August  Francis Rossi  I Talk Too Much
7th August Lipstick On Your Collar
8th August Mark Anthony as Prince
15th August The Haunting of Blaine Manor
20th August The Roy Orbison Story: West End Special
21st August The Dreamboys: Too Hard To Resist Tour
22nd August Thank Abba For The Music
28th August Showaddywaddy
12th September Back To Bacharah
24th - 26th September 18TH SCARBOROUGH JAZZ FESTIVAL
28th September  The Johnny Cash Roadshow
4th October   The Hollies: The Road Is Long UK Tour 2021
6th October   Rob Brydon: A Night of Songs and Laughter
7th October   Lee Mead: My Band and Me
13th October  Russian State Ballet: Swan Lake
15th October Martin Kemp 80s DJ Set
16th October John Lydon: I Could Be Wrong I Could Be Right
20th October Jason Donavon: Even More Good Reasons
22nd - 24th October  Northern Soul Weekend
28th October G4 Live 2021
31st October  Adventures Of The Yorkshire Shepherdess - Amanda Owen
5th November  Illusion: Impossible
6th November The Upbeat Beatles
11th November Absolute Bowie: The Legacy
12th November The Story of Guitar Heroes
13th November  A Country Night In Nashville
19th November Whitney: Queen of the Night
20th  November  Circus of Horrors: Revamped and Rockin'
26th November  The King of Pop
27th November Paul Hopkin's Roy Orbison and The Travelling Wilburys Experience
Scarborough Spa Rescheduled Show Dates 2022
4th February  A Vision Of Elvis
12th March  I'm Still Standing - Music of Elton John
24th March Jason Manford: Like Me
24th March  Count Arthur Strong: And This Is Me!
26th March  Oh! What A Night! Celebration of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons
26th March  Punk Festival
9th - 10th April  Sci-Fi Scarborough
15th April  Bowling For Soup: Surf The UK Tour 2021
4th May  Jason Manford: Like Me
6th May Killer Queen
19th May Jools Holland
28th May The Drifters
2nd July  Steve Steinman's Anything For Love
3rd July The Simon and Garfunkel Story: 50th Anniversary Tour
14th July  Sarah Millican:  Bobby Dazzler
23rd July Magic of Motown
The National Armed Forces Day 2021 has been postponed and will now be held in Scarborough 25th June 2022

The Stephen Joseph Theatre with its famous theatre in the round offers a wealth of entertainment throughout the year. 'See it here first! The Stephen Joseph Theatre are very proud to be able to stamp the words Made In Scarborough on their work'. There are also; films, live and delayed streamings, lunchtime shows, play readings, teatime talks, a silent film festival, tours of the building, musical events and exhibitions in the gallery.

A programme of Cinema and Event Cinema shows has been announced for the McCarthy Cinema
7th - 31st December 2020  A brand new Nick Lane adaptation of Hans Christian Anderson's classic fairy tale The Snow Queen



Tuesday 8th June   Crowded House
Saturday 12th June   Lionel Richie
Sunday 13th June   The Beach Boys
Saturday 19th June   UB40
Sunday 20th June   Ru Paul's Drag Race
Thursday 1st July   Bryan Adams
Saturday 3rd July   Snow Patrol
Wednesday 7th July   Duran Duran
Friday 9th July   Keane
Saturday 10th July   Olly Murs
Sunday 11th July   Kaiser Chiefs
Sunday 25th  July   Lewis Capaldi
Tuesday 17th August   Westlife
Friday 20th August   Nile Rodgers & CHIC

Shows announced for 2020 included:
Lionel Richie, Westlife, Supergrass, Alfie Boe, Snow Patrol, Mixtape, Keane, Little Mix, McFly, Louis Tomlinson

Shows for 2019 included: Hacienda Classical, Biffy Clyro, Sir Cliff Richard, West End Proms, Years & Years, Madness, Lewis Capaldi, Jess Glynne, Queen Machine Symphonic and Kylie Minogue.

Shows for 2018 included: Lionel Richie, The Script, Gary Barlow, Nile Rodgers and Chic, Steps, Alfie Boe, Emili Sande, Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds, Stereophonics, Pete Tong, IL DIVO, James Arthur, Bastille, Texas, James and Britney Spears.
Shows for 2017 included: The Beach Boys, Kaiser Chiefs, The Charlatans, The Jacksons, Michael Ball and Alfie Boe, Cliff Richard,  UB40, George Benson, Tom Jones, Little Mix, Olly Murs, Madness, Eighties v. Nineties and Jess Glynne
Shows for 2016 included; Will Young, Status Quo, James Bay, Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds, Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott, The Legends of Pop, Bryan Adams and Simply Red.

Yorkshire County Cricket
Scarborough is now one of the few remaining out grounds on the first class cricket circuit, and is now the only ground, apart from Headingley, used for home matches for Yorkshire County Cricket. The opponents for the County Championship matches at North Marine Road in 2020 were to have been Lancashire

Alpamere Waterpark opened in July 2016 with a Wave Pool, Splash and Play Area, a 35C Outdoor Garden Pool and four spectacular slides. Wellness at Alpamere, an Alpine themed spa, opened in March 2019

The Yorkshire Goes To The Seaside Coastival Festival was held 21st - 23rd February 2020

The 2021 Books By The Beach annual literature festival is scheduled for 11th - 13th June 

The 22nd Scarborough Seafest Maritime Festival due to be held 17th - 19th July 2020 has been cancelled due to COVID 19

The Goldwings were to return to Scarborough in 2020 for a Static Display and evening Light Parade around Marine Drive on the 12th of September unfortunately this event has been cancelled due to COVID 19 

North Yorkshire Moors Railway is just a few miles away at Pickering and visitors can travel to Heartbeat country by steam train. The Royal television programme was filmed in Scarborough and the surrounding district; many of our visitors enjoy walking along the Esplanade to see the South Bay clock tower as featured in the show.

The Forestry Commission Great Yorkshire Forest of Dalby is a great day out in every season .There is lovely drive through the forest with plenty of places to stop and take a walk.

The sixth Tour de Yorkshire was cancelled due to COVID 19
30th April - 3rd May 2020 Thursday 30th April - The Yorkshire Coast Stage Beverley - Redcar

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