What’s On Around Scarborough this February

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Welcome to What’s on in our area in February.  We have some fine offers from our usual sources of entertainment.  The link provided will take you to our suggestion, but it will be one of many events at the venue so have a look at their programme for even more.  I’ve trawled the internet for new venues and interesting events.  Give then a try.  We live in a brilliant location with so much going on for all tastes.  Have fun!

I’ve given a web link in most cases.  Please check before you go.  As with all exploring, some of our ‘What’s on’ suggestions will be brilliant, some will give you completely new experiences, and others may be a disappointment. I’m putting this list together based on what I think looks interesting.

Waves of Waste Beach Clean at Filey

Waves of Waste Beach Clean at Filey, Saturday 8 February 10:00am – 12:00pm

Join the Waves of Waste co-ordinators as they give Filey South beach a thorough tidy up to protect marine wildlife. Meet at the shelter at the bottom of Martins Ravine Junction with Royal Parade.


Scarborough Remarkable Rock Choir

10th Feb. Salvation Army Scarborough
Remarkable Rock Choir – The Authentic Rock Experience. Free taster sessions available for our Winter term in Scarborough.

Remarkable Rock Choir – The Authentic Rock Experience. Free taster sessions available for our Winter term in Scarborough. Open to anyone aged 16 & over, with no audition to join. Learn with our vocal coaches and perform with our live band of professional musicians – no backing tracks. All kinds of Rock music from across all genres and eras of rock. Just £38 for the entire term


An Evening with Sir Michael Parkinson

12th Feb at Scarborough Spa,

An Evening with Sir Michael Parkinson celebrates the life and career of a man who has interviewed over 2000 of the most important cultural figures of the 20th and 21st centuries.

In conversation with his son Mike and showing highlights from the Parkinson archive, An Evening with Sir Michael Parkinson is a unique opportunity to get an intimate, entertaining and informative look at his remarkable journey from a pit village in Yorkshire to the top of those famous stairs whilst reliving the best moments from a show that for many defined their Saturday night.


Jorvik Viking Festival

February 2020 Half -term events 15 Feb – 23 Feb

Set aside a day to visit the 36th annual Jorvik Viking Festival in York this year. It is recognised as the largest event of its kind in Europe offering a city-wide celebration of York’s rich Norse heritage.

This year’s theme is the Voyages of The Vikings – just like the Norse in the 9th century, journey to York in February half term to discover their extraordinary stories!

Plan a day out to commemorate the important moment in British history, the arrival and conquest of England by the Great Viking Army in AD 866. With an exciting programme of events that explore the impact of the Viking invasion on Anglo-Saxon England, including fantastic living history events, encampments, walks, talks, tours and of course, dramatic combat performances, there is something for everyone at the JORVIK Viking Festival.

Prices for entry vary depending on the event , there will be more than 80 events spread across the city. See the website for a full line up of events and booking tickets at




Dark Skies Festival North York Moors

Here’s a nice one to try. Dark Skies walk at Lastingham, Blacksmiths Arms, Lastingham, YO62 6TN http://bit.ly/38JhXKZ 20th Feb 2020 19:00 – 22:00

On the southern edge of the North York Moors, Lastingham is a village with easy access to the wide-open moors this part of England is famous for, and that means big skies!

Guided walk the short distance from Lastingham to the moors themselves, and go on a circuit, stopping of course to admire the skies above and listen out for night-time wildlife. We will be heading to Blacksmiths Arms for a pint afterwards.