Northern Soul Weekender

Annually very popular and featuring the best in Northern Soul, Motown and Modern Soul with the North’s best loved DJ’s.

The event offers you three daytime sessions plus three soul nights spread over the full weekend, Two huge rooms at the Whitby Pavilion offer Northern Classics for up to 1500.

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60s Music Festivals

Since the first sixties music festival in 2006 WHITBY LIVE present the Festival of 60s Music each June and the Whitby Sixties Spectacular in September. From Friday night to Sunday night, two full weekends of sixties music, featuring some of the biggest names from the decade of the 1960s.

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Regatta

The Whitby Regatta, presents to you, three full days of entertainment, embracing yacht racing, rowing races and various free forms of entertainment, finishing with a spectacular firework display.

Held in August each year, the Whitby Regatta is probably the oldest sea Regatta in England and has drawn large crowds into Whitby over the year. 

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Folk Weekend

Bands, callers, dance teams, storytellers and singers fill the streets and pubs of Whitby. Billed as the biggest folk event of the year, Whitby Folk Week is a family-friendly event. With over 600 events covering workshops, concerts, singarounds, dance, sessions, street entertainment and the extensive ‘fringe’ events that blossom spontaneously. Folk Week is a festival that no lover of real music should miss.

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Goth Weekends

Held in April and October, the weekends have grown into the most popular gothic events in the world, attracting attendees from across the UK and around the world. The main event is held at the town’s 1,000 capacity Whitby Spa Pavilion.

Although referred to as a “weekend” it includes events during the day on Friday and Saturday as well as fringe events on the Thursday, Sunday and Monday.

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Bram Stoker Film Festival

Over the last couple of years the Bram Stoker International Film Festival has clearly established itself as a key event in the Whitby cultural calendar. Recognised and reported as one of the best genre festivals anywhere in the World! The festival celebrates the horror genre through movies, theatre, and other forms of entertainment.

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