A guide to 2016





Scarborough Spa

14 - 16th February

Top Secret Blues Festival

Scarborough Spa

11th – 13th March

Flying Scotsman

North York Moors Railway

12th – 20th March

Scarborough Book Festival

Scarborough Library

13th – 17th April

Spring Cup Bob Smith Trophy Races

Oliver’s Mount, Scarborough

16th & 17th April

Whitby Spring Goth Weekend

Whitby Abbey

22nd – 24th April

Tour de Yorkshire

across the county

29th April – 1st May

Festival of Speed Bike & Car Hill Climb

Oliver’s Mount, Scarborough

1st & 2nd May

Spring Steam Gala

North York Moors Railway

6th – 8th & 13th – 15th May

Pickering Game & Country Fair

Pickering Showground

21st & 22nd May

Festival on the Moor

Danby, National Park Centre

27th – 30th May

Malton Food Lovers Festival

Malton town centre

28th & 29th May

Duncombe Park Country Fair

Duncombe Park

30th May

Robin Hoods Bay Folk Weekend

across Robin Hoods Bay

10th – 12th June

Awesome 70’s and Heritage Diesel Weekend

North York Moors Railway

17th – 19th June

North Yorkshire Country Show

South Otterington

19th June

Jazz & Blues Festival

Burton Agnes Hall

1st – 3rd July

Swinging 60’s Weekend

North York Moors Railway

2nd & 3rd July

Duncombe Steam Rally

Duncombe Park

2nd & 3rd July

Whitby Sea Festival

Whitby Harbour

8th – 10th July

Classic Cars & Vehicles Weekend

North York Moors Railway

9th & 10th July

Great Yorkshire Show


Ryedale Festival

across the region

13th – 30th July

The Great Seaside Vintage Fair

Whitby Pavilion

16th & 17th July

Saltersgate Farmer’s Hunt Show

Saltergate, Hole-of-Horcum

23rd July

Ryedale Show


26th July

Scarborough Seafest

across the town

29th – 31st July

Thornton-le-Dale Show


3rd August

Osmotherley Show


6th August

Danby Show


10th August

Hinderwell Show

Hinderwell, Saltburn-by-the-Sea

12th August

Whitby Regatta

across the town

19th – 22nd August

Whitby Folk Week

across the town

19th – 26th August

Rosedale Show

Rosedale Abbey

20th August

Egton Horse & Agricultural Show – Egton


24th August

Burniston Show

Burniston, Scarborough

29th August

Staithes Arts & Heritage Festival

Staithes village

10th & 11th September

Castleton Show


17th September

Whitby 60’s Spectacular

Whitby Pavilion

23rd – 25th September

Scarborough Jazz Festival

Scarborough Spa

23rd – 25th September

Autumn Steam Gala & Beer Festival

North York Moors Railway

30th September – 2nd October

The October Seaside Vintage Fair

Whitby Pavilion

8th & 9th October

The Railway in Wartime

North York Moors Railway

14th – 16th October


Whitby Pavilion

21st – 23rd October

North Eastern Locomotive Preservation Group ¬50th Anniversary

North York Moors Railway

29th & 30th October

Whitby Goth Weekend

Whitby Abbey

4th – 6th November

Santa Specials

North York Moors Railway

3rd, 4th, 10th, 11th, 17th, 18th 20th & 21st December