Whitby Goth Weekend October 27 to 29/2017

Whitby Goth Weekend (WGW) has grown over the last 17 years and is now a biannual celebration of all manner of wierd and wonderful characters, music and art. The main events are held at the Whitby Spa Pavillion but during the weekend many of the local hotels and pubs put on additional live music acts. There is also the popular Bizarre Bazaar Goth Market selling all things Gothic from jewellrey and clothing to art and music.


As well as Goths, Whitby welcomes Punks, Steampunks, Emos, Bikers, and Metaller during the weekend   festivities and Goths and non-Goths alike can be seen parading around the town in weird and wonderful     costumes creating for a wonderful and friendly atmosphere to be enjoyed by all.


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Pickering 1940s WARTIME WEEKEND


13th,14th,15th, October 2017


The centrepiece of the Pickering events calendar is the ever-popular Wartime Weekend, which is held every October, and includes a full programme of WWII and 1940s themed entertainment and events. The event is run by the North Yorkshire Moors Railway but is now so popular events have sprung up all over the town, including the showground, and town centre.

Attractions including singing, dancing, workshops, parades and fashion shows, in addition to living history showcases, period vehicle exhibitions and re-enactments. Incredibly popular with visitors from all over the UK and beyond.

Whether you want to dress up in period costume and get involved, or just do some sightseeing, it’s an excellent festival and fantastic fun for the whole family.

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Power boat championships 7th & 8th 2017

7th & 8th October   Power Boat Championships

Watch the thrills and spills of full blooded power boat racing on the Main Lake

This event returns to the park after over 20 years of being located at other venues. This is part of a series of 8 racing weekends in the country. This is a great spectator sport 

Starting on Saturday morning with warm up activity on the water.

Saturday afternoon Races will commence until approximately 5.30 pm 

Sunday races will take place from approximately 10 am to 5.30 pm
There will be 50 competitors taking part over the weekend with 5 different classes of boats and 15 races. 

Watersports / Activity Centre and main lake will be closed to the public on these dates.

The Cycle Centre will be open for hire.


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