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Date Event Information
1st The Aeronauts (PG)
Cinema at Whitby Pavilion’s Digital Cinema. Starts 2.30pm. Ticket prices: Adults: £6.50 / Children: £5.50 / Friends of Whitby Pavilion: £5.50 / Family of 4: £22. NB Prices shown are ticket face value. Booking fee will apply when booking online and via telephone. NB Please check the Whitby Pavilion website at www.whitbypavilion.com or call the box office on Whitby 458899 as dates and times can change
Whitby Winterfest 2019
Taking place at Whitby Pavilion this Saturday and Sunday from 10am-6pm each day. Local traders with a large selection of goods, crafts, arts and produce on sale. Live entertainment from local groups and performers. Come and vist Santa in his Grotto too!
2nd Story Tots
At Whitby Library on Tuesday mornings 10.30am-11.15am. Includes interactive stories, singing, rhymes, crafts and lots of fun for 0-5 year olds.. Term-time only. Tel. 01609 534350 or email whitby.library@northyorks.gov.uk for more details.
The Aeronauts (PG)
Cinema at Whitby Pavilion’s Digital Cinema. Starts 2.30pm. Ticket prices: Adults: £6.50 / Children: £5.50 / Friends of Whitby Pavilion: £5.50 / Family of 4: £22. NB Prices shown are ticket face value. Booking fee will apply when booking online and via telephone. NB Please check the Whitby Pavilion website at www.whitbypavilion.com or call the box office on Whitby 458899 as dates and times can change
Computer Drop-In Session
Whitby Coliseum 2.00-4.00pm. Help with computers, tablets, laptops etc. Tel: Whitby 825000 for further details.
Whitby Whalers U3A
Play reading & walking groups every Monday. NB Please check the U3A website at www.u3asites.org.uk/whitby for further information and for activities and group meetings taking place alternate weeks or monthly.
Ruswarp WI Annual Bingo
At Ruswarp Village Hall Doors open at 7 pm.
'Farming at Askham Bryan’
Whitby Dairy Discussion Group, with Chantelle Astley, Askham Bryan Farm Manager/Lecturer. 7.45pm start. The Stables at Cross Butts, Whitby YO21 1TL. Members & guests welcome. Event contact: Joyce Stangoe, Secretary, WDDG. Mob: 07733 615650.
3rd The Aeronauts (PG)
Cinema at Whitby Pavilion’s Digital Cinema. Starts 7.30pm. Ticket prices: Adults: £6.50 / Children: £5.50 / Friends of Whitby Pavilion: £5.50 / Family of 4: £22. NB Prices shown are ticket face value. Booking fee will apply when booking online and via telephone. NB Please check the Whitby Pavilion website at www.whitbypavilion.com or call the box office on Whitby 458899 as dates and times can change
Tea Dance with Ray Kirk
Takes place at the Northern Lights Suite, Whitby Pavilion. Starts 1.30pm. £3.75 per person. A friendly social dance session - mixed dance programme with opportunity to make requests.
IT Help
At Whitby Library on Tuesdays 2.00pm-4.00pm. Help with all your computer problems. Booking advisable. Tel. 01609 534350 or email whitby.library@northyorks.gov.uk for more details.
Veterans Support Whitby Social Lunch Group
Join us for chat, bite and banter. Victoria Garden Centre 12noon-2pm. For more info call Harry on 01947 600263 / 07716 698008 or Steve on 01947 601159 / 07551 190309.
Whitby & District Astronomical Society Monthly Meeting
Room H1 Caedmon College Normanby Site. Starts 7.30pm. Further details: http://www.whitby-astronomers.com or call Mark Dawson on Whitby 605516.
Coffee Morning
From 10.00-11.30am at the Salvation Army, St. Peter’s Court, Whitby. For more information contact Major Pat Charlesworth 01947 603773.
Card Making Class
From 1.00-3.00pm at the Salvation Army, St Peter’s Court. For more information contact Major Pat Charlesworth 01947 603773.
Theatre Drama Classes for boys & girls 6 years and upwards
Whitby Coliseum 4.10-4.55pm. £3.00 per child. No need to book – just turn up. Taught to a structured syllabus by Barbara Benson-Smith. Senior Examiner of the UKA. For further details call Whitby 603229. NB Term-time only.
Caring Together Drop In
An event at Whitby Library promoting Caring Together's 'Gift a Gift of Time' Christmas Campaign. Takes place 10am-1pm. Tel. 01609 534350 or email whitby.library@northyorks.gov.uk for more details.
Whitby Whalers U3A
Embroidery, Beginners and Advanced Line Dancing, Mah-Jong, Recorder, Tai Chi & Drama groups every Tuesday. NB - please check the U3A website at www.u3asites.org.uk/whitby for further information and for activities and group meetings taking place alternate weeks or monthly.
Whitby Dairy Discussion Group Silage Competition
Judges: Dr Ruth Lawson, Ruminant Nutritionist; W E Jameson & Son Ltd and Chris Stockdale (2018 winner). For further information, please contact: Joyce Stangoe, Secretary, WDDG. Mob: 07733 615650.
4th The Aeronauts (PG)
Cinema at Whitby Pavilion’s Digital Cinema. Starts 7.30pm. Ticket prices: Adults: £6.50 / Children: £5.50 / Friends of Whitby Pavilion: £5.50 / Family of 4: £22. NB Prices shown are ticket face value. Booking fee will apply when booking online and via telephone. NB Please check the Whitby Pavilion website at www.whitbypavilion.com or call the box office on Whitby 458899 as dates and times can change
Free Jigsaw Library
Takes place at at the Coliseum, Whitby (James Cook Theatre behind the café)10.30am-12.30pm. 1000+ jigsaws! Jigsaw donations welcomed. Further details: 07743 725586.
Glaisdale WI Esk Valley Luncheon Club
First Wednesday of every month at Ley Hall, Lealholm. £5 pp for set 2-course lunch served 12.30pm. Call Ruth (01947) 897217 to book at least 2 days before.
Charity Domino Drive
Takes place at The Grosvenor Hotel, RHB 8pm prompt. Supper courtesy of the Grosvenor Hotel. Proceeds to Cancer Research. Run by the Fylingdales Onion Club, all welcome. (Takes place first Wednesday of every month).
St Catherine’s Hospice ‘Light up a Life service’
St Hilda’s RC Church, Whitby. Starts 6pm. Carol singing and a dedicated ‘Light up a Life’ tree illuminated as part of the service - everyone attending will receive a candle to make their own personal dedication. Refreshments after the service.
Quiz Night
Held at the Conservative Club, Upgang Lane raising funds for the Chemotherapy day unit at Janes Cook Hospital. £5.00 pp to include supper. 7.30pm start.
Whitby Whalers U3A
Art, Bridge, Beginners French, Keep Fit, Latin in Line, Patchwork and Quilting, Singing and Yoga groups every Wednesday. NB Please check the U3A website at www.u3asites.org.uk/whitby for further information and for activities and group meetings taking place alternate weeks or monthly.
Quiz Night
Held at Turnball Bar, Whitby Town FC, Upgang Lane. Starts 8.30pm. £1 entry per person. Cash prizes & free nibbles! Charity quiz night last Wednesday of month.
Seasonal Flow Yoga
A dynamic yoga practice to help keep mind & body in balance. Every Wednesday at Ruswarp Village Hall 7.30pm-8.45pm £5 (finishes 11 December).
Coffee and Crochet
Held at Mr Cooper’s Coffee Shop, Church St. 10.00am-12 noon. Bring your own hooks & yarn. Learn or teach, make lovely crochet items to sell for Whitby Lifeboats.
‘Chronicle of Curiosities’ public workshop
Be part of a forthcoming exhibition at Whitby Museum by joining one of the ceramics workshops taking place throughout the day, £10 per person. For more information and to book a place please see the Museum website www.whitbymuseum.org.uk.
5th The Aeronauts (PG)
Cinema at Whitby Pavilion’s Digital Cinema. Starts 7.30pm. Ticket prices: Adults: £6.50 / Children: £5.50 / Friends of Whitby Pavilion: £5.50 / Family of 4: £22. NB Prices shown are ticket face value. Booking fee will apply when booking online and via telephone. NB Please check the Whitby Pavilion website at www.whitbypavilion.com or call the box office on Whitby 458899 as dates and times can change
Midway (12A)
Cinema at Whitby Pavilion’s Digital Cinema. Starts 2.30pm. Ticket prices: Adults: £6.50 / Children: £5.50 / Friends of Whitby Pavilion: £5.50 / Family of 4: £22. NB Prices shown are ticket face value. Booking fee will apply when booking online and via telephone. NB Please check the Whitby Pavilion website at www.whitbypavilion.com or call the box office on Whitby 458899 as dates and times can change
Pilates Class
Held every Thursday at Castleton Village Hall 6.30pm - 7.15pm. Friendly class suitable for all abilities including beginners! For more information contact Pilates instructor Anne on 07921 312130
The Empty Chair Bereavement Group
Meets at the Coliseum 1.30-3.30pm. For more information contact Pat Charlesworth 01947 603773.
Whitby Photographic Society
Meets in St. Johns Ambulance Hall (back St Hilda’s Tce) 6.45 p.m. for 7.00p.m. Saltburn Photographic Society are visiting with a presentation of their members work. Non-members welcome, £2.
Whitby Whalers U3A
Art, Bridge, Beginners French, Keep Fit, Latin in Line, Canasta, Easy Exercise, History, Meditation and Relaxation, Ukulele Beginners, Ukulele, Whaler Band & Mah-Jong groups every Thursday. NB Please check the U3A website at www.u3asites.org.uk/whitby for further information and for activities and group meetings taking place alternate weeks or monthly.
Family History Help
At Whitby Library on Thursday afternoons 2.00pm-4.00pm. Stuck researching your family tree? Help is at hand! Booking advisable. Tel. 01609 534350 or email whitby.library@northyorks.gov.uk for more detail
Apostasy (UK 2017)
Whitby Film Society at the Coliseum. . A film about life among a religious community of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Oldham which is authentic, sensitive and subtle but has a sledgehammer narrative punch. Doors open 7.15 pm, curtain up 7.45pm. Entrance: £6.00 (14-film full season ticket £70). Light refreshments available.
Phoenix Qigong & Tai Chi
Held Thursdays 7.00 - 8.00pm.at Sleights Village Hall. Using graceful motions directing energy through the body to maintain wellness and stimulate self-healing. Contact 07949 273414.
6th Whitby Friends on Friday
Dementia Forward's wellbeing café for people living with dementia and their carers. From 1pm-3pm at Ruswarp Village Hall. £4 including soup and a roll. Call 03300 578592 or email info@dementiaforward.org.uk for further information.
Bingo Evening Fundraiser
Sneaton Village Hall. Doors open 6.00pm, starts 6.30pm. Raffle. Refreshments 50p. Fun for all! Raising funds for the village hall. start 6.45pm.
Christmas Tree Festival
St Stephen’s Church, Robin Hoods Bay - switching on of Trees at 2.00pm. Church open all weekend with stalls and refreshments and then every day until 31st December (except Christmas Day).
Kidz Klub Party
From 4.00-5.30pm at Salvation Army, St. Peter’s Court Whitby. For more information contact Major Pat Charlesworth 01947 603773.
Robin Hood’s Bay 26th Victorian Weekend
The start of three days of traditional festive fun for all the family including Santa’s Grotto, ghost & smugglers walks, carol singing, craft fair in the Village Hall, Victoria costumes, duck racing, welly wanging and traditional beach games, pennies down the bank, lucky dips, tombolas, live music, beer festival and much more! Free parking at Bank Top and Station Car parks
Whitby Whalers U3A
Arts and Crafts, Sequence Dancing and Sugar Craft groups every Friday. NB Please check the U3A website at www.u3asites.org.uk/whitby for further information and for activities and group meetings taking place alternate weeks or monthly.
Ballroom, Latin and Sequence dancing
Sleights Village Hall 8.15 pm -10.30 pm. Social dancing for all abilities. £3.25 per person. For more information contact Jane on 01947 811783 or 07971606360.
Sleights Art Group - Winter/Spring 2019/20
Informal and friendly 2-hour art sessions – with help and guidance from professional artist Dave Jeffery at Sleights’ Village Hall. Starts 2pm. For further information contact Dave: Tel: 01947 821832 djart@mypostoffice.co.uk www.davejeffery.co.uk
7th Grand Christmas Draw and Coffee Morning
Christ Church Ugthorpe 10-12 noon. Excellent Seasonal Prizes. All welcome. Proceeds to Church funds.
Whitby Krampus Run V
Activities start from midday on Church St - parade at 3.30pm. Lots of photo opportunities as Krampus figures wander through the streets of the town – also a special fire exhibition by Mr Fox at Endeavour Wharf! Evening Ball at The Met Ballroom – tickets £10.Starts 8pm. Raising funds for local charities. For more information check out Whitby Krampus Run on Facebook or visit decadentdrawing.com
Robin Hood’s Bay 26th Victorian Weekend
Traditional festive fun for all the family continues including Santa’s Grotto, ghost & smugglers walks, carol singing, craft fair in the Village Hall, Victoria costumes, duck racing, welly wanging and traditional beach games, pennies down the bank, lucky dips, tombolas, live music, beer festival and much more! Free parking at Bank Top and Station Car parks.
Grand Christmas Draw and Coffee Morning
St Hilda’s Old School, Hinderwell 10-11.30 am. Lots of prizes including family ticket for the Whitby Panto and a Christmas Hamper. Various attractions including a cake stall. Proceeds to the Church Restoration Fund. All welcome.
Christmas Decorations
Come along to Whitby Library 11am-12 noon and make your own decoration for your tree. £1 per family aimed at children 4-8 years old. el. 01609 534350 or email whitby.library@northyorks.gov.uk for more details.
Fylingdales Folk Choir
St Stephen’s Church, Robin Hoods Bay at 2.00pm.
Whitby Naturalists’ Club meeting
Normanby Room at Whitby Museum. Starts 2pm. Christmas round-up – contributions by Club members plus mince pies and mulled wine. Everybody welcome: £1 (member); £2 (visitors).
North Yorkshire Moors Railway: Northern Lights Express
A spectacular illuminated journey from Pickering station in a decorated heritage carriage through a twinkling forest to Levisham Station to see a dazzling light show. Departs 5pm & 7pm today and every Sat & Sun until 23 Dec. For further details, visit https://www.nymr.co.uk.
North Yorkshire Moors Railway: Santa Specials from Pickering and Grosmont stations commence.
Santa Specials from Pickering and Grosmont stations today and every Sat & Sun until 15 Dec, then daily from 19-23 Dec. For further details, visit https://www.nymr.co.uk.
Charity Christmas Shop
Robin Hoods Bay Bowling and Tennis Clubhouse, 10am to 4pm today and tomorrow. Christmas decorations, tombola and refreshments. All proceeds to Cancer Research and St. Catherine’s Hospice.
8th Robin Hood’s Bay 26th Victorian Weekend
Final day of the Weekend - traditional festive fun for all the family including Santa’s Grotto, ghost & smugglers walks, carol singing, craft fair in the Village Hall, Victoria costumes, duck racing, welly wanging and traditional beach games, pennies down the bank, lucky dips, tombolas, live music, beer festival and much more! Free parking at Bank Top and Station Car parks.
North Yorkshire Moors Railway: Northern Lights Express
A spectacular illuminated journey from Pickering station in a decorated heritage carriage through a twinkling forest to Levisham Station to see a dazzling light show. Departs 5pm & 7pm today and every Sat & Sun until 23 Dec. For further details, visit https://www.nymr.co.uk.
North Yorkshire Moors Railway: Santa Specials from Pickering and Grosmont stations commence.
Santa Specials from Pickering and Grosmont stations today and every Sat & Sun until 15 Dec, then daily from 19-23 Dec. For further details, visit https://www.nymr.co.uk.
Charity Christmas Shop
Robin Hoods Bay Bowling and Tennis Clubhouse, 10am to 4pm. Christmas decorations, tombola and refreshments. All proceeds to Cancer Research and St. Catherine’s Hospice.
Five Star Brass
Five Star Brass play Victorian Music at St Stephen’s Church, Robin Hoods Bay 2.00pm.
Salvation Army Kidz Klub Carol Service
St. Peter’s Court Whitby. Starts 2pm. Guest: Major Sharen Furlong. For more information contact Major Pat Charlesworth 01947 603773.
9th Story Tots
At Whitby Library on Tuesday mornings 10.30am-11.15am. Includes interactive stories, singing, rhymes, crafts and lots of fun for 0-5 year olds.. Term-time only. Tel. 01609 534350 or email whitby.library@northyorks.gov.uk for more details.
Computer Drop-In Session
Whitby Coliseum 2.00-4.00pm. Help with computers, tablets, laptops etc. Tel: Whitby 825000 for further details.
Whitby Whalers U3A
Play reading & walking groups every Monday. NB Please check the U3A website at www.u3asites.org.uk/whitby for further information and for activities and group meetings taking place alternate weeks or monthly.
Yorkshire Countrywomen's Association Sleights Branch
Yorkshire Country Women's Association, Sleights Branch meet at Briggswath Village Hall for their Christmas Party at 2pm, please bring party hat and gift for £3. Members and invited guests only this month. For further details contact our secretary on 01947 811827.
Hinderwell W.I. Meeting
Takes place at The Archers Country House, Brotton 6. 30 for 7pm. W.I. Christmas Dinner. There is no competition this month. Members only. For further information please ring 01947 840343.
10th IT Help
At Whitby Library on Tuesdays 2.00pm-4.00pm. Help with all your computer problems. Booking advisable. Tel. 01609 534350 or email whitby.library@northyorks.gov.uk for more details.
Tea Dance with Ray Kirk
Takes place at the Northern Lights Suite, Whitby Pavilion. Starts 1.30pm. £3.75 per person. A friendly social dance session - mixed dance programme with opportunity to make requests.
Theatre Drama Classes for boys & girls 6 years and upwards
Whitby Coliseum 4.10-4.55pm. £3.00 per child. No need to book – just turn up. Taught to a structured syllabus by Barbara Benson-Smith. Senior Examiner of the UKA. For further details call Whitby 603229. NB Term-time only.
Whitby Whalers U3A
Embroidery, Beginners and Advanced Line Dancing, Mah-Jong, Recorder, Tai Chi & Drama groups every Tuesday. NB - please check the U3A website at www.u3asites.org.uk/whitby for further information and for activities and group meetings taking place alternate weeks or monthly.
Bay/Thorpe Crafters
Bay/Thorpe Crafters meet alternate Tuesdays at Wibury, Mount Pleasant North, Robin Hoods Bay 9.30am to 12 noon. All welcome.
Card Making Class
From 1.00-3.00pm at the Salvation Army, St Peter’s Court. For more information contact Major Pat Charlesworth 01947 603773.
11th Seasonal Flow Yoga
A dynamic yoga practice to help keep mind & body in balance. Every Wednesday at Ruswarp Village Hall 7.30pm-8.45pm £5 (finishes 11 December).
Whitby Whalers U3A
Art, Bridge, Beginners French, Keep Fit, Latin in Line, Patchwork and Quilting, Singing and Yoga groups every Wednesday. NB Please check the U3A website at www.u3asites.org.uk/whitby for further information and for activities and group meetings taking place alternate weeks or monthly.
Oliver!
Whitby Area Musical Theatre Company present the British musical based on the novel Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens. A show for all the family to enjoy. Evening performance at 7.30pm (afternoon matinee is on Saturday 14 December at 2.30pm. Tickets £8 (£7 under 14s, £25 family ticket). Tickets are available online at www.whitbypavilion.com, through the ticket hotline on 01947 458899 and in person at the Whitby Pavilion Box Office. All tickets prices shown are ticket face value. Booking fee applies to online / telephone bookings.
Quiz Night
Held at Turnball Bar, Whitby Town FC, Upgang Lane. Starts 8.30pm. £1 entry per person. Cash prizes & free nibbles! Charity quiz night last Wednesday of month.
Coffee and Crochet
Held at Mr Cooper’s Coffee Shop, Church St. 10.00am-12 noon. Bring your own hooks & yarn. Learn or teach, make lovely crochet items to sell for Whitby Lifeboats.
Christmas Quiz Night
Held at the Conservative Club, Upgang Lane raising funds for WAMTC. £5.00 pp to include supper. 7.30pm start.
12th Pilates Class
Held every Thursday at Castleton Village Hall 6.30pm - 7.15pm. Friendly class suitable for all abilities including beginners! For more information contact Pilates instructor Anne on 07921 312130
Family History Help
At Whitby Library on Thursday afternoons 2.00pm-4.00pm. Stuck researching your family tree? Help is at hand! Booking advisable. Tel. 01609 534350 or email whitby.library@northyorks.gov.uk for more detail
Whitby Whalers U3A
Art, Bridge, Beginners French, Keep Fit, Latin in Line, Canasta, Easy Exercise, History, Meditation and Relaxation, Ukulele Beginners, Ukulele, Whaler Band & Mah-Jong groups every Thursday. NB Please check the U3A website at www.u3asites.org.uk/whitby for further information and for activities and group meetings taking place alternate weeks or monthly.
Phoenix Qigong & Tai Chi
Held Thursdays 7.00 - 8.00pm.at Sleights Village Hall. Using graceful motions directing energy through the body to maintain wellness and stimulate self-healing. Contact 07949 273414.
Oliver!
Whitby Area Musical Theatre Company present the British musical based on the novel Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens. A show for all the family to enjoy. Evening performance at 7.30pm (afternoon matinee is on Saturday 14 December at 2.30pm. Tickets £8 (£7 under 14s, £25 family ticket). Tickets are available online at www.whitbypavilion.com, through the ticket hotline on 01947 458899 and in person at the Whitby Pavilion Box Office. All tickets prices shown are ticket face value. Booking fee applies to online / telephone bookings.
RNLI Festive Coffee Morning
Takes place at the Royal Hotel 10.30am-12.30pm. Tea/coffee & mince pies. West Cliff School Choir. RNLI Christmas Cards & souvenirs on sale. Kid’s tombola. Raffle. Everyone welcome.
RNLI Christmas Dance
Takes place at the Royal Hotel 2pm-4.30pm. Hosts John & Linda Watts. Dance to recorded music: ballroom, sequence, line, rock ‘n’ roll, old time, & party favourites. Costumes welcome! Christmas Raffle. £3 entry includes tea/coffee & biscuits. Groups/coach parties welcome. Free parking behind hotel. Supporting Whitby Lifeboats.
Sneaton YCA Christmas Party
At Kirkham Close Centre, Whitby. Starts 2.30pm.
13th Oliver!
Whitby Area Musical Theatre Company present the British musical based on the novel Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens. A show for all the family to enjoy. Evening performance at 7.30pm (afternoon matinee is on Saturday 14 December at 2.30pm. Tickets £8 (£7 under 14s, £25 family ticket). Tickets are available online at www.whitbypavilion.com, through the ticket hotline on 01947 458899 and in person at the Whitby Pavilion Box Office. All tickets prices shown are ticket face value. Booking fee applies to online / telephone bookings.
Whitby Friends on Friday
Dementia Forward's wellbeing café for people living with dementia and their carers. From 1pm-3pm at Ruswarp Village Hall. £4 including soup and a roll. Call 03300 578592 or email info@dementiaforward.org.uk for further information.
Whitby Whalers U3A
Arts and Crafts, Sequence Dancing and Sugar Craft groups every Friday. NB Please check the U3A website at www.u3asites.org.uk/whitby for further information and for activities and group meetings taking place alternate weeks or monthly.
Ballroom, Latin and Sequence dancing
Sleights Village Hall, 8.15 pm -10.30 pm. Social dancing for all abilities. £3.25 per person. For more information contact Jane on 01947 811783 or 07971606360.
Sleights Art Group - Winter/Spring 2019/20
Informal and friendly 2-hour art sessions – with help and guidance from professional artist Dave Jeffery at Sleights’ Village Hall. Starts 2pm. For further information contact Dave: Tel: 01947 821832 djart@mypostoffice.co.uk www.davejeffery.co.uk
14th The Good Liar (15)
Cinema at Whitby Pavilion’s Digital Cinema. Starts 7.30pm. Ticket prices: Adults: £6.50 / Children: £5.50 / Friends of Whitby Pavilion: £5.50 / Family of 4: £22. NB Prices shown are ticket face value. Booking fee will apply when booking online and via telephone. NB Please check the Whitby Pavilion website at www.whitbypavilion.com or call the box office on Whitby 458899 as dates and times can change
Oliver!
Whitby Area Musical Theatre Company present the British musical based on the novel Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens. A show for all the family to enjoy. Afternoon matinee at 2.30pm. Tickets £8 (£7 under 14s, £25 family ticket). Tickets are available online at www.whitbypavilion.com, through the ticket hotline on 01947 458899 and in person at the Whitby Pavilion Box Office. All tickets prices shown are ticket face value. Booking fee applies to online / telephone bookings.
‘Walk Through Bethlehem’
Takes place at Eskdale School, Whitby from 2pm-5pm. Dip your own candles, try on costumes, sword-fight a Centurion, listen to the storyteller, try some food at the Inn and lots of crafts to enjoy! Free entry – all welcome.
15th Justin Moorhouse: Northern Joker.
An evening of great entertainment at the Whitby Pavilion with the gifted stand-up comedian Justin Moorhouse. Starts 7.30pm. Tickets £14 available online at www.whitbypavilion.com, through the ticket hotline on 01947 458899 and in person at the Whitby Pavilion Box Office. All tickets prices shown are ticket face value. Booking fee applies to online / telephone bookings.
Carols and Mince Pies
Join Whitby Christian Fellowship for carols and mince pies at Eskdale School at 10.45am. All welcome.
Bavarian Christmas Market
Taking placeat The Met. 10am-4pm. Stallholders welcome.
Whitby Midday Mulled Wine Beach Sweep
Meet 11am Arnold Palmer Crazy Golf Course, West Cliff. All welcome. Please bring own litter picking equipment if possible & wear sensible footwear. Check social media before you set off if possible. For more info email whitbybeachsweep@gmail.com or see info Whitby Beach Sweep Facebook page.
Tuesday Singers Concert of Christmas Music
St Stephen’s Church, Robin Hoods Bay at 7.30pm. Free Admission.
16th Story Tots
At Whitby Library on Tuesday mornings 10.30am-11.15am. Includes interactive stories, singing, rhymes, crafts and lots of fun for 0-5 year olds.. Term-time only. Tel. 01609 534350 or email whitby.library@northyorks.gov.uk for more details.
Whitby Whalers U3A
Play reading & walking groups every Monday. NB Please check the U3A website at www.u3asites.org.uk/whitby for further information and for activities and group meetings taking place alternate weeks or monthly.
Computer Drop-In Session
Whitby Coliseum 2.00-4.00pm. Help with computers, tablets, laptops etc. Tel: Whitby 825000 for further details.
The Good Liar (15)
Cinema at Whitby Pavilion’s Digital Cinema. Starts 2.30pm. Ticket prices: Adults: £6.50 / Children: £5.50 / Friends of Whitby Pavilion: £5.50 / Family of 4: £22. NB Prices shown are ticket face value. Booking fee will apply when booking online and via telephone. NB Please check the Whitby Pavilion website at www.whitbypavilion.com or call the box office on Whitby 458899 as dates and times can change
17th Whitby Whalers U3A
Embroidery, Beginners and Advanced Line Dancing, Mah-Jong, Recorder, Tai Chi & Drama groups every Tuesday. NB - please check the U3A website at www.u3asites.org.uk/whitby for further information and for activities and group meetings taking place alternate weeks or monthly.
The Good Liar (15)
Cinema at Whitby Pavilion’s Digital Cinema. Starts 7.30pm. Ticket prices: Adults: £6.50 / Children: £5.50 / Friends of Whitby Pavilion: £5.50 / Family of 4: £22. NB Prices shown are ticket face value. Booking fee will apply when booking online and via telephone. NB Please check the Whitby Pavilion website at www.whitbypavilion.com or call the box office on Whitby 458899 as dates and times can change
IT Help
At Whitby Library on Tuesdays 2.00pm-4.00pm. Help with all your computer problems. Booking advisable. Tel. 01609 534350 or email whitby.library@northyorks.gov.uk for more details.
Theatre Drama Classes for boys & girls 6 years and upwards
Whitby Coliseum 4.10-4.55pm. £3.00 per child. No need to book – just turn up. Taught to a structured syllabus by Barbara Benson-Smith. Senior Examiner of the UKA. For further details call Whitby 603229. NB Term-time only.
Christmas Tea Dance with Ray Kirk
Takes place at he Northern Lights Suite, Whitby Pavilion and starts 12 noon. Celebrate the festive season and round off another year of dancing with his hugely popular Christmas tea dance! Enjoy a buffet lunch before dancing the afternoon away to Ray Kirk’s festive dance programme. Pre-booking is essential. Tickets £13.00available online at www.whitbypavilion.com, through the ticket hotline on 01947 458899 and in person at the Whitby Pavilion Box Office. All tickets prices shown are ticket face value. Booking fee applies to online / telephone bookings.
Windmill Girls Christmas Carolling
Get in the festive spirit at Whitby Library at 11am and borrow a Christmas surprise from our tree! el. 01609 534350 or email whitby.library@northyorks.gov.uk for more details.
Whitby Antique & Fine Arts Society AGM
Starts 7.30pm, Whitby Rifle Club, West Cliff Sports Ground, Crescent Avenue, YO21 3EW followed by ‘Collecting Mystery Objects’ by Patricia Holdsworth. Guests very welcome - £3 on the door. Meetings every third Tuesday of the month – please note our new venue
18th Free Jigsaw Library
Takes place at at the Coliseum, Whitby (James Cook Theatre behind the café)10.30am-12.30pm. 1000+ jigsaws! Jigsaw donations welcomed. Further details: 07743 725586.
Whitby Whalers U3A
Art, Bridge, Beginners French, Keep Fit, Latin in Line, Patchwork and Quilting, Singing and Yoga groups every Wednesday. NB Please check the U3A website at www.u3asites.org.uk/whitby for further information and for activities and group meetings taking place alternate weeks or monthly.
Quiz Night
Held at Turnball Bar, Whitby Town FC, Upgang Lane. Starts 8.30pm. £1 entry per person. Cash prizes & free nibbles! Charity quiz night last Wednesday of month.
Coffee and Crochet
Held at Mr Cooper’s Coffee Shop, Church St. 10.00am-12 noon. Bring your own hooks & yarn. Learn or teach, make lovely crochet items to sell for Whitby Lifeboats.
19th Pilates Class
Held every Thursday at Castleton Village Hall 6.30pm - 7.15pm. Friendly class suitable for all abilities including beginners! For more information contact Pilates instructor Anne on 07921 312130
The Good Liar (15)
Cinema at Whitby Pavilion’s Digital Cinema. Starts 7.30pm. Ticket prices: Adults: £6.50 / Children: £5.50 / Friends of Whitby Pavilion: £5.50 / Family of 4: £22. NB Prices shown are ticket face value. Booking fee will apply when booking online and via telephone. NB Please check the Whitby Pavilion website at www.whitbypavilion.com or call the box office on Whitby 458899 as dates and times can change
Family History Help
At Whitby Library on Thursday afternoons 2.00pm-4.00pm. Stuck researching your family tree? Help is at hand! Booking advisable. Tel. 01609 534350 or email whitby.library@northyorks.gov.uk for more detail
Whitby Whalers U3A
Art, Bridge, Beginners French, Keep Fit, Latin in Line, Canasta, Easy Exercise, History, Meditation and Relaxation, Ukulele Beginners, Ukulele, Whaler Band & Mah-Jong groups every Thursday. NB Please check the U3A website at www.u3asites.org.uk/whitby for further information and for activities and group meetings taking place alternate weeks or monthly.
Phoenix Qigong & Tai Chi
Held Thursdays 7.00 - 8.00pm.at Sleights Village Hall. Using graceful motions directing energy through the body to maintain wellness and stimulate self-healing. Contact 07949 273414.
Whitby Ladies Luncheon Club
Meet at the Saxonville Hotel for a Christmas luncheon followed by coffee and mince pies. There will be no speaker but afterwards we will have a Christmas Bazaar. If you would either like to join our group or just come for luncheon, please contact Hilda on 01947 821591 for information.
20th Whitby Friends on Friday
Dementia Forward's wellbeing café for people living with dementia and their carers. From 1pm-3pm at Ruswarp Village Hall. £4 including soup and a roll. Call 03300 578592 or email info@dementiaforward.org.uk for further information.
Frozen II (15)
Cinema at Whitby Pavilion’s Digital Cinema. Starts 5.00pm. Ticket prices: Adults: £6.50 / Children: £5.50 / Friends of Whitby Pavilion: £5.50 / Family of 4: £22. NB Prices shown are ticket face value. Booking fee will apply when booking online and via telephone. NB Please check the Whitby Pavilion website at www.whitbypavilion.com or call the box office on Whitby 458899 as dates and times can change
Whitby Whalers U3A
Arts and Crafts, Sequence Dancing and Sugar Craft groups every Friday. NB Please check the U3A website at www.u3asites.org.uk/whitby for further information and for activities and group meetings taking place alternate weeks or monthly.
A Night with the Stars
Whitby Pavilion's Christmas Party Night! A delicious meal followed by a Christmas Disco Extravaganza with the Pavilion's superstar DJ. The perfect Christmas party for work, family or friends. Starts 7.00pm – just £16.50 per person. Fancy Dress encouraged - prize for best dressed! Tickets are are available online at www.whitbypavilion.com, through the ticket hotline on 01947 458899 and in person at the Whitby Pavilion Box Office. All tickets prices shown are ticket face value. Booking fee applies to online / telephone bookings.
Sleights Art Group - Winter/Spring 2019/20
Informal and friendly 2-hour art sessions – with help and guidance from professional artist Dave Jeffery at Sleights’ Village Hall. Starts 2pm. For further information contact Dave: Tel: 01947 821832 djart@mypostoffice.co.uk www.davejeffery.co.uk
21st Frozen II (15)
Cinema at Whitby Pavilion’s Digital Cinema. Starts 11.00am. Ticket prices: Adults: £6.50 / Children: £5.50 / Friends of Whitby Pavilion: £5.50 / Family of 4: £22. NB Prices shown are ticket face value. Booking fee will apply when booking online and via telephone. NB Please check the Whitby Pavilion website at www.whitbypavilion.com or call the box office on Whitby 458899 as dates and times can change
A Christmas Night at the Musicals.
Join ‘Spot On Musicals’ for this pre- Christmas treat as a host of familiar local faces present a fabulous evening of West End favourites and musical theatre for the whole family! Doors 7pm, show 7.30pm. All tickets £8.00 available online at www.whitbypavilion.com, through the ticket hotline on 01947 458899 and in person at the Whitby Pavilion Box Office. Ticket price shown is the ticket face value. Booking fee applies to online / telephone bookings.
Whitby “WHALER" U3A Coffee Morning
St. John Ambulance Hall, Back St Hilda’s Tce. Held third Saturday of each month 10.00am- 11.30am.
Carols around the Christmas Tree
Taking place at The Badger Hounds, Hinderwell, from 5.30pm and meet Father Christmas in his grotto. Refreshments available. All welcome.
22nd Magic Mike’s Christmas Special
All the magic of Christmas with exciting dance routines, hilarious magic, loveable characters and of course a very special visit from Father Christmas. Doors open 1.30pm; show starts 2.00pm. All tickets £8.50 available online at www.whitbypavilion.com, through the ticket hotline on 01947 458899 and in person at the Whitby Pavilion Box Office. Tickets price shown is the ticket face value. Booking fee applies to online / telephone bookings
23rd Frozen II (15)
Cinema at Whitby Pavilion’s Digital Cinema. Starts 2.00pm. Ticket prices: Adults: £6.50 / Children: £5.50 / Friends of Whitby Pavilion: £5.50 / Family of 4: £22. NB Prices shown are ticket face value. Booking fee will apply when booking online and via telephone. NB Please check the Whitby Pavilion website at www.whitbypavilion.com or call the box office on Whitby 458899 as dates and times can change
Whitby Whalers U3A
Play reading & walking groups every Monday. NB Please check the U3A website at www.u3asites.org.uk/whitby for further information and for activities and group meetings taking place alternate weeks or monthly.
24th Frozen II (15)
Cinema at Whitby Pavilion’s Digital Cinema. Performances at 11.00am and 2.00pm. Ticket prices: Adults: £6.50 / Children: £5.50 / Friends of Whitby Pavilion: £5.50 / Family of 4: £22. NB Prices shown are ticket face value. Booking fee will apply when booking online and via telephone. NB Please check the Whitby Pavilion website at www.whitbypavilion.com or call the box office on Whitby 458899 as dates and times can change
25th Christmas Day dinner at the Salvation Army
A Christmas Day dinner at the Salvation Army, St Peter’s Court Whitby for those who will be spending Christmas on their own. Contact Major Pat on 01947 603773. NB Drivers needed to give lifts 11.30am and 3.15pm, and someone to entertain the guests – please call Major Pat if you can help.
27th Whitby Whalers U3A
Arts and Crafts, Sequence Dancing and Sugar Craft groups every Friday. NB Please check the U3A website at www.u3asites.org.uk/whitby for further information and for activities and group meetings taking place alternate weeks or monthly.
Jumanji: The Next Level (12)
Cinema at Whitby Pavilion’s Digital Cinema. Starts 7.30pm. Ticket prices: Adults: £6.50 / Children: £5.50 / Friends of Whitby Pavilion: £5.50 / Family of 4: £22. NB Prices shown are ticket face value. Booking fee will apply when booking online and via telephone. NB Please check the Whitby Pavilion website at www.whitbypavilion.com or call the box office on Whitby 458899 as dates and times can change
28th Le Mans '66: Ford vs Ferrari (12a)
Cinema at Whitby Pavilion’s Digital Cinema. Starts 2.30pm. Ticket prices: Adults: £6.50 / Children: £5.50 / Friends of Whitby Pavilion: £5.50 / Family of 4: £22. NB Prices shown are ticket face value. Booking fee will apply when booking online and via telephone. NB Please check the Whitby Pavilion website at www.whitbypavilion.com or call the box office on Whitby 458899 as dates and times can change
Jumanji: The Next Level (12)
Cinema at Whitby Pavilion’s Digital Cinema. Starts 7.30pm. Ticket prices: Adults: £6.50 / Children: £5.50 / Friends of Whitby Pavilion: £5.50 / Family of 4: £22. NB Prices shown are ticket face value. Booking fee will apply when booking online and via telephone. NB Please check the Whitby Pavilion website at www.whitbypavilion.com or call the box office on Whitby 458899 as dates and times can change
29th Jumanji: The Next Level (12)
Cinema at Whitby Pavilion’s Digital Cinema. Starts 2.30pm. Ticket prices: Adults: £6.50 / Children: £5.50 / Friends of Whitby Pavilion: £5.50 / Family of 4: £22. NB Prices shown are ticket face value. Booking fee will apply when booking online and via telephone. NB Please check the Whitby Pavilion website at www.whitbypavilion.com or call the box office on Whitby 458899 as dates and times can change
Le Mans '66: Ford vs Ferrari (12a)
Cinema at Whitby Pavilion’s Digital Cinema. Starts 7.00pm. Ticket prices: Adults: £6.50 / Children: £5.50 / Friends of Whitby Pavilion: £5.50 / Family of 4: £22. NB Prices shown are ticket face value. Booking fee will apply when booking online and via telephone. NB Please check the Whitby Pavilion website at www.whitbypavilion.com or call the box office on Whitby 458899 as dates and times can change
30th Le Mans '66: Ford vs Ferrari (12a)
Cinema at Whitby Pavilion’s Digital Cinema. Starts 7.00pm. Ticket prices: Adults: £6.50 / Children: £5.50 / Friends of Whitby Pavilion: £5.50 / Family of 4: £22. NB Prices shown are ticket face value. Booking fee will apply when booking online and via telephone. NB Please check the Whitby Pavilion website at www.whitbypavilion.com or call the box office on Whitby 458899 as dates and times can change
Jumanji: The Next Level (12)
Cinema at Whitby Pavilion’s Digital Cinema. Starts 2.30pm. Ticket prices: Adults: £6.50 / Children: £5.50 / Friends of Whitby Pavilion: £5.50 / Family of 4: £22. NB Prices shown are ticket face value. Booking fee will apply when booking online and via telephone. NB Please check the Whitby Pavilion website at www.whitbypavilion.com or call the box office on Whitby 458899 as dates and times can change
Whitby Whalers U3A
Play reading & walking groups every Monday. NB Please check the U3A website at www.u3asites.org.uk/whitby for further information and for activities and group meetings taking place alternate weeks or monthly.
Saltburn Blues Club
Saltburn Blues Club presents 'Storm Warning' with support by Full Fat 7.30pm at Saltburn Cricket Club. Tickets £12 from Milos Cafe Saltburn, the Cricket Club, www.yorkshireticketshop.co and 07960 935263
31st Jumanji: The Next Level (12)
Cinema at Whitby Pavilion’s Digital Cinema. Starts 2.30pm. Ticket prices: Adults: £6.50 / Children: £5.50 / Friends of Whitby Pavilion: £5.50 / Family of 4: £22. NB Prices shown are ticket face value. Booking fee will apply when booking online and via telephone. NB Please check the Whitby Pavilion website at www.whitbypavilion.com or call the box office on Whitby 458899 as dates and times can change

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