Coronavirus COVID 19
Updated Wednesday 22nd July 2020
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Visit The SJT website to hear Anno Domino a new Audio Play by Sir Alan Ayckbourn, available from Noon on Monday 25th May until Noon on Thursday 25th June
Now available from Scarborough Spa: e-Gift Cards
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 have been cancelled; provisional dates for two three day meetings have been announced:
14th - 16th August Barry Sheene Classic
11th - 13th September 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.
Many of the 2020 Spa shows have been rescheduled:
Scarborough Spa Show Dates 2020 Including Dates of Rescheduled Shows
24th October Abosolute Bowie: The Legacy
25th October Scarborough Vintage Fair
30th October Funny Girls On Tour
7th November The Upbeat Beatles
8th November Adventures Of The Yorkshire Shepherdess - Amanda Owen
13th November Icons Of Darts
15th November A Beautiful Noise - Neil Diamond
18th November Jethro: The Final Goodnight
19th November Magic of Motown
20th November The Dreamboys: Too Hard To Resist Tour
22nd November Love At The Musicals
25th November The King of Pop
26th November Killer Queen
Scarborough Spa Rescheduled Show Dates 2021
14th January From The Jam: Setting Sons
12th - 14th February 18TH SCARBOROUGH JAZZ FESTIVAL
12th - 14th February Steampunk Weekend
10th March Friends: A Musical Parody
12th March Under The Cosh - Live!
13th March Oh! What A Night! Celebration of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons
23rd March Francis Rossi I Talk Too Much
27th - 28th March Punk Festival
17th - 18th April Sci-Fi Scarborough
24th April Live Wire - The A/C D/C Show
29th April Boyzlife
30th April I'm Still Standing - Music of Elton John
9th May UK Pink Floyd Experience
20th May Jools Holland
28th May The Carpenter's Story
29th May The Drifters
5th June Rumours of Fleetwood Mac
6th June Steve Steinman's Anything For Love
20th June Joe Longthorne Songbook: A Night To Remember
9th July Jimmy Carr
10th July Jason Manford: Like Me
11th July The Simon and Garfunkel Story: 50th Anniversary Tour
16th July Illegal Eagles
18th July Jive Talkin' Perform The Bee Gees
7th August Lipstick On Your Collar
8th August Mark Anthony as Prince
20th August The Roy Orbison Story: West End Special
22nd August Thank Abba For The Music
28th August Showaddywaddy
12th September Back To Bacharah
14th October Jason Donavon: Even More Good Reasons
16th October John Lydon: I Could Be Wrong I Could Be Right
22nd October Northern Soul Weekend
28th October G4 Live 2021
12th November The Story of Guitar Heroes
19th November Whitney: Queen of the Night
27th November Paul Hopkin's Roy Orbison and The Travelling Wilburys Experience
Although The 2020 National Armed Forces Day due to be held in Scarborough on June 27th 2020 has been cancelled.
The National Armed Forces Day 2021 will be held in Scarborough 25th - 27th June 2021
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.
19th September 2020 Theatre: Morgan and West: Unbelievable Science
25th September 2020 Cinema: Casablanca (1942 U)
14th October 2020 Theatre: Play Reading: With Bells On!
3rd - 30th December 2020 Theatre: The Snow Queen
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 from the 14th - 17th of June; this match has been cancelled due to COVID 19 and Warwickshire from the 23rd - 26th of August
Unfortunately due to COVID 19 The Scarborough Open Air Theatre 2020 Concerts have been cancelled:
However, shows announced for 2020 included:
Tuesday 9th June Lionel Richie, Wednesday 17th June Westlife, Saturday 20th June Supergrass, Saturday 27th June ARMED FORCES DAY Alfie Boe, Saturday 4th July Snow Patrol, Friday 10th July Mixtape, Friday 17th July Keane, Tuesday 21st July Little Mix,
Friday 14th August McFly, Saturday 15th August 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.
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 2020 Books By The Beach annual literature festival was cancelled due to COVID 19.
The 22nd Scarborough Seafest Maritime Festival due to be held 17th - 19th July 2020 has been cancelled due to COVID 19
The Goldwings return to Scarborough in 2020 for a Static Display and evening Light Parade around Marine Drive on the 12th of September.
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. Or enjoy a 5km run through the forest on Saturday morning hosted by Parkrun. Dalby Forest hosts annual concerts in June as part of The Forestry Commissions live annual music series. The 2020 Concerts have been cancelled due to COVID 19 the concerts were due to feature: Kaiser Chiefs on Friday the 26th and James Morrison and Will Young on Saturday 27th of June.
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