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Updated Friday 2nd October 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

Coming Soon!
Haunting Julia
An audio version of Ayckbourn's ghostly 1994 play. 
Written, directed and performed by Alan Ayckbourn
The audio play will be available to bookers from 1st December 2020 - 5th January 2021


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:

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. 


Scarborough Spa Rescheduled Show Dates 2021
14th January  From The Jam: Setting Sons
12th - 14th February Steampunk Weekend
5th March Abosolute Bowie: The Legacy
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
14th April Jethro: The Final Goodnight 
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
8th May  Icons Of Darts
9th May UK Pink Floyd Experience
9th May  Adventures Of The Yorkshire Shepherdess - Amanda Owen
20th May Jools Holland
28th May The Carpenter's Story
29th May The Drifters
30th May Killer Queen
5th June  Rumours of Fleetwood Mac
6th June  Steve Steinman's Anything For Love
20th June Joe Longthorne Songbook: A Night To Remember
4th July A Beautiful Noise - Neil Diamond
9th July Jimmy Carr
10th July Jason Manford: Like Me
11th July The Simon and Garfunkel Story: 50th Anniversary Tour
16th July Illegal Eagles
17th July Magic of Motown
18th July Jive Talkin' Perform The Bee Gees
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
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
6th November The Upbeat Beatles
12th November The Story of Guitar Heroes
19th November Whitney: Queen of the Night
26th November  The King of Pop
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.

A programme of Cinema and Event Cinema shows has been announced for the McCarthy Cinema
3rd - 30th December 2020  A brand new Nick Lane adaptation of Hans Christian Anderson's classic fairy tale 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 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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