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Date Event Information
1st 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
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
Tomorrow’s Ghost Festival
A weekend of bands, films, alternative markets and theatre. The Festival runs alongside other events in the town as part of Whitby’s Goth Festival. NB The Alternative Market runs 10am-5pm each day and is FREE entry. 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 .
IT Help
At Whitby Library on Fridays 10.00am-12.00 noon. Help with all your computer problems. Booking advisable. Tel. 01609 534350 or email whitby.library@northyorks.gov.uk for more details.
2nd ‘100 Years of Growing Pains – changing attitudes in the Forestry Commission’
Talk by Brian Walker, Scarborough Field Naturalists. Whitby Naturalists’ Club meeting, Normanby Room at Whitby Museum. Starts 2pm. Everybody welcome: £1 (member); £2 (visitors). For further information, contact Wendy English (email wendy.english@btopenworld.com, phone 07505 505937).
Esk Valley Mini Markets Christmas Market
Held at Fylingdales Village Hall. 10am - 5pm. Free admission. New stall holders always welcome. Host: Rawfords Country Catering. Check the Esk Valley Mini Markets Facebook page for other events & further information
‘100 Years of Growing Pains – changing attitudes in the Forestry Commission’
Talk by Brian Walker, Scarborough Field Naturalists. Whitby Naturalists’ Club meeting, Normanby Room at Whitby Museum. Starts 2pm. Everybody welcome: £1 (member); £2 (visitors). For further information, contact Wendy English (email wendy.english@btopenworld.com, phone 07505 505937).
Whitby & District Astronomical Society Dark Skies Festival Event
Danby Moors Centre. Weather permitting 6.30pm-8.30pm. Further details: http://www.whitby-astronomers.com or call Mark Dawson on Whitby 605516.
Tomorrow’s Ghost Festival
A weekend of bands, films, alternative markets and theatre. The Festival runs alongside other events in the town as part of Whitby’s Goth Festival. NB The Alternative Market runs 10am-5pm each day and is FREE entry. 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 .
3rd 'Dracula's Ghost'
Theatre production performed by the ‘Don’t Go into the Cellar’ Theatre Company - the story of Count Dracula with nothing but the bloody truth! Starts 6pm. Tickets £10 advance (£12 on the door) 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.
Salvation Army Monthly Service
St. Peter’s Court Whitby. Starts 2pm. For more information contact Major Pat Charlesworth 01947 603773.
Whitby Chrysanthemum Society Late Show
St. John Ambulance Hall (back St. Hilda's Terrace). Open to the Public 1pm. Entry free. Auction of flowers and produce after the presentation around 3.20pm. Everyone welcome.
Tomorrow’s Ghost Festival
A weekend of bands, films, alternative markets and theatre. The Festival runs alongside other events in the town as part of Whitby’s Goth Festival. NB The Alternative Market runs 10am-5pm each day and is FREE entry. 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 .
4th Story Tots
At Whitby Library on Monday mornings 10.30am-11.15am. Includes interactive stories, singing, rhymes, crafts and lots of fun for under 5s. Term-time only. Tel. 01609 534350 or email whitby.library@northyorks.gov.uk for more details.
The 200 Club Draw
The 200 Club Draw organised by St Hilda’s Church, Hinderwell at St Hilda’s Old School at 11.00 am. First prize £1000.00. Raffle and a Cake Stall. Tea and Coffee will be served 10.00 -11 30am. All welcome.
Computer drop-in session
At Whitby Coliseum 2.00-4.00pm. Help with computers, tablets, laptops etc. Tel: Whitby 825000 for further details.
5th Whitby & District Astronomical Society Monthly Meeting
Meets in Room H1 Caedmon College Normanby Site. Starts 7.30pm. Further details: http://www.whitby-astronomers.com or call Mark Dawson on Whitby 605516.
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.
Coffee Morning
From10.00-11.30am at the Salvation Army, St. Peter’s Court Whitby. For more information contact Major Pat Charlesworth 01947 603773.
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.
Tea Dance with Ray Kirk
At Whitby Pavilion, Northern Lights Suite. Starts 1.30pm. £3.75 per person. A friendly social dance session - mixed dance programme with opportunity to make requests.
Craft Club
Takes place 1.30-3.30pm at Salvation Army, St. Peter’s Court Whitby. For more information contact Major Pat Charlesworth 01947 603773.
Theatre Drama Classes for boys & girls 6 years old & upwards
Held at 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.
6th Free Jigsaw Library
At the Coliseum, Whitby (James Cook Theatre behind the café)10.30am-12.30pm. 1000+ jigsaws! Jigsaw donations welcomed. Further details: 07743 725586.
Coffee & 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.
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)
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.
Whitby Post Bonfire Beach Sweep
Meet 3pm Tate Hill Sands. 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.
Quiz Night
At the Conservative Club, Upgang Lane raising funds for Endeavour Rotary. £5.00 pp to include supper. 7.30pm start.
Charity Domino Drive
Held at The Grosvenor Hotel, RHB 8pm prompt. Supper courtesy of the Grosvenor Hotel. Run by the Fylingdales Onion Club, all welcome. (Takes place first Wednesday of every month).
7th An Evening of Clairvoyance
With Dona Bell at the Coliseum, Victoria Place from 7.00-8.30pm. Admission £5 – proceeds to charity.
Phoenix Qigong & Tai Chi
Takes place 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.
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.
IT Help
At Whitby Library on Thursday – two sessions: 10.00am-12 noon and 2.00pm-5.00pm. Help with all your computer problems. Booking advisable. Tel. 01609 534350 or email whitby.library@northyorks.gov.uk for more details.
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 details.
The Empty Chair Bereavement Group
Meets at the Coliseum 1.30-3.30pm. For more information contact Pat Charlesworth 01947 603773.
Whitby Photographic Society
St. John’s Ambulance Hall (back St Hilda’s Tce) 6.45pm for 7 pm. Barrett and Withell trophy competitions. Themes, ‘Agriculture’ and ‘Long exposure’. Non-members welcome, £2.
8th 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.
Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (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.
Sleights Art Group
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
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.
Kidz Klub
From 4.00-5.30pm for children 7-12 years old at Salvation Army, St. Peter’s Court Whitby. For more information contact Major Pat Charlesworth 01947 603773.
IT Help
At Whitby Library on Fridays 10.00am-12.00 noon. Help with all your computer problems. Booking advisable. Tel. 01609 534350 or email whitby.library@northyorks.gov.uk for more details.
9th Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (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.
‘YNU Presidential Address: Seaweeds – the Cinderellas of the Sea’
Talk by Jane Pottas. Whitby Naturalists’ Club meeting, Normanby Room at Whitby Museum. Starts 2pm. Everybody welcome: £1 (member); £2 (visitors). For further information, contact Wendy English (email wendy.english@btopenworld.com, phone 07505 505937).
Lantern Making Workshop
At Whitby Library 10.00am-12 noon.Free workshop making lanterns for the Christmas Parade. Tel. 01609 534350 or email whitby.library@northyorks.gov.uk for more details.
10th ‘The Elvis Legacy’
Featuring Mark Summers, one of the top-selling international Elvis Presley tribute acts. Starts 7.30pm. Tickets £17 (concessions £16) 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.
Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (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.
11th Aislaby YCA meeting
Aislaby Parish Hall at 2pm. Carolyn Craven will be demonstrating "Christmas is Coming". Visitors very welcome. For details contact Pam on 01947810628.
Hinderwell W.I. Meeting
St Hilda’s Old School, Hinderwell 7 pm. Speaker Dr Daisy Best “From Ainthorpe to Everest” an illustrated talk describing her travel to Everest base Camp. Comp: Members are invited to create an item beginning with the letter “W”. Visitors very welcome to attend this meeting - entry £3.50 includes refreshments. For further information please ring 01947 840343.
Whitby Dairy Discussion Group
‘Sustainability of Ruminant Agriculture’: David Hagen, Sustainability Manager, Devenish Nutrition Ltd. 7.45pm start. The Stables at Cross Butts, Whitby YO21 1TL. Members & guests welcome. Event contact: Joyce Stangoe, Secretary, WDDG. Mob: 07733 615650.
Yorkshire Countrywomen's Association
Sleights Branch meet at Sleights Village Hall at 2pm. Guest speaker: Peter Thompson RNLI “Overland Haul". Raffle, tea & biscuits, book exchange and good company. Guests & new members warmly welcomed. For further details contact our secretary on 01947 811827. Meets second Monday of each month.
Story Tots
At Whitby Library on Monday mornings 10.30am-11.15am. Includes interactive stories, singing, rhymes, crafts and lots of fun for under 5s. Term-time only. Tel. 01609 534350 or email whitby.library@northyorks.gov.uk for more details.
Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (PG)
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.
Computer drop-in session
At Whitby Coliseum 2.00-4.00pm. Help with computers, tablets, laptops etc. Tel: Whitby 825000 for further details.
12th Bay/Thorpe Crafters
Meet alternate Tuesdays at Wibury, Mount Pleasant North, Robin Hoods Bay 9.30am to 12 noon. All welcome.
Coffee Morning
From 10.00-11.30am at Salvation Army, St. Peter’s Court Whitby. For more information contact Major Pat Charlesworth 01947 603773.
Ruswarp WI Meeting
Ruswarp Village Hall 7.00pm. Speaker: Brenda Proctor ‘Avon Cosmetics’. Ruswarp WI meets every second Tuesday in the month. New members always welcome. Further details: Tel: 604042.
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.
Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (PG)
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.
Tea Dance with Ray Kirk
At Whitby Pavilion, Northern Lights Suite. Starts 1.30pm. £3.75 per person. A friendly social dance session - mixed dance programme with opportunity to make requests.
Craft Club
Takes place 1.30-3.30pm at Salvation Army, St. Peter’s Court Whitby. For more information contact Major Pat Charlesworth 01947 603773.
Theatre Drama Classes for boys & girls 6 years old & upwards
Held at 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.
13th Free Jigsaw Library
Staithes Co-op, 5 Whitby Road, Staithes TS13 5AL from 10.30am -12.30pm. Variety of jigsaws. Jigsaw donations welcomed - for collection tel. 07743 725586.
The Horticultural and Handicrafts Association
AGM at 2.30 pm at Wibury, Mount Pleasant, RHB. The schedule for next year’s show will be discussed - please come along & share your thoughts.
Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (PG)
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
Coffee & 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.
Quiz Night
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)
Quiz Night
Held at the Conservative Club, Upgang Lane raising funds for Guide Dogs for the Blind. £5.00 pp to include supper. 7.30pm start.
Whitby in Bloom AGM & meeting
Kirkham Close Community Centre, Whitby YO21 1JR at 6.30pm. Everyone welcome - get involved, catch up on our plans, help ensure that Whitby always Blooms!
‘Ceramics’ with Kit Hemsley
Whitby Art Society at the Coliseum 7.00pm-9.00pm. All welcome - visitors: £3.00. https://whitbyartsociety.weebly.com
14th 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.
Phoenix Qigong & Tai Chi
Takes place 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.
Sneaton YCA meeting
Kirkham Close Centre, Whitby. Starts 2.30pm. Speaker: Val Rowe ‘No Wright Way to Write’. Competition: A poem written by you!
Whitby Photographic Society
St. John’s Ambulance Hall (back St Hilda’s Tce) 6.45pm for 7 pm. John Gardner. ‘Another Day at the Office’. Non-members welcome, £2.
Glaisdale WI Meeting
Robinson Institute, Glaisdale. Lesley Temple: ‘Kitching-Walker of Kirbymoorside’ – the ups and downs as a county solicitor. Competition: A rule to live by. For more info, visit https://glaisdalewi.weebly.com, e-mail Sue Thompson on suethompson222@gmail.com, call 01947 897351.
RNLI Tea Dance
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! £3 entry includes tea/coffee & biscuits. Groups/coach parties welcome. Free parking behind hotel. Supporting Whitby Lifeboats.
IT Help
At Whitby Library on Thursday – two sessions: 10.00am-12 noon and 2.00pm-5.00pm. Help with all your computer problems. Booking advisable. Tel. 01609 534350 or email whitby.library@northyorks.gov.uk for more details.
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 details.
Border (Sweden 2018)
Whitby Film Society at the Coliseum. Tina is a customs officer with a ‘superpower’ – the ability to smell contraband. A police procedural and a romance, a film about transgression and taboo, crossing borders and infringing limits – sensual, celebratory and strange. Doors open 7.15 pm, curtain up 7.45pm. Entrance: £6.00 (14-film full season ticket £70). Light refreshments available.
15th Whitby Christmas Festival
Front Marina Car Park. Christmas Market and Entertainment: Fri 5.00pm-8.00pm, Sat 10.00am-8.00pm & Sun 10.00am-4.00pm. Lantern Parade from Pannet Park Fri 6pm followed by lights switch on by Channel 4’s Alex Thomson 7.45pm. Firework display Sat 7.45pm.
Domino Drive
Sneaton Village Hall. Doors open 6.30pm, starts 6.45pm. Entry £3. Refreshments 50p. Fun for all! Raising funds for the village hall. start 6.45pm.
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.
10th Saltburn Beer Festival
Saltburn Community Arts Association, Albion Tce, Saltburn, TS12 1JW. 36 cask conditioned beers, inc. gluten free & low alcohol beers, cider, perry, fruit wines, soft drinks. Hot & cold food available. Fri & Sat 11am – 5pm £2; Friy 6:30 – 11pm £4; Sat 6:30 – 10pm £3. CAMRA members £1 discount on the door. Advance tickets from SCAA box office 01287 624997 & Spar Supermarket, Milton Street, Saltburn. All proceeds to the SCAA for the upkeep of the Community Centre. www.saltburnarts.co.uk or www.clevelandcamra.org.uk.
Abominable (PG)
Cinema at Whitby Pavilion’s Digital Cinema. Starts 4.30pm. 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
Sleights Art Group
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
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.
Kidz Klub
From 4.00-5.30pm for children 7-12 years old at Salvation Army, St. Peter’s Court Whitby. For more information contact Major Pat Charlesworth 01947 603773.
IT Help
At Whitby Library on Fridays 10.00am-12.00 noon. Help with all your computer problems. Booking advisable. Tel. 01609 534350 or email whitby.library@northyorks.gov.uk for more details.
16th Whitby "WHALER" U3A Coffee Morning
St. John Ambulance Hall, Back St Hilda’s Tce. Held third Saturday of each month 10.00am- 11.30am.
Sparrows & People’
Talk by Amy-Jane Beer, Wildstory. Whitby Naturalists’ Club meeting, Normanby Room at Whitby Museum. Starts 2pm. Everybody welcome: £1 (member); £2 (visitors). For further information, contact Wendy English (email wendy.english@btopenworld.com, phone 07505 505937).
Craft Fair
Goathland Village Hall 10- 4.30pm. New crafters welcome for our successful and long-established Craft Fairs. Contact Elsie on 01947 896333 or e-mail elsie.goathland@gmail.com.
10th Saltburn Beer Festival
Saltburn Community Arts Association, Albion Tce, Saltburn, TS12 1JW. 36 cask conditioned beers, inc. gluten free & low alcohol beers, cider, perry, fruit wines, soft drinks. Hot & cold food available. Fri & Sat 11am – 5pm £2; Fri 6:30 – 11pm £4; Sat 6:30 – 10pm £3. CAMRA members £1 discount on the door. Advance tickets from SCAA box office 01287 624997 & Spar Supermarket, Milton Street, Saltburn. All proceeds to the SCAA for the upkeep of the Community Centre. www.saltburnarts.co.uk or www.clevelandcamra.org.uk.
Abominable (PG)
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
Whitby Christmas Festival
Front Marina Car Park. Christmas Market and Entertainment: Fri 5.00pm-8.00pm, Sat 10.00am-8.00pm & Sun 10.00am-4.00pm. Lantern Parade from Pannet Park Fri 6pm followed by lights switch on by Channel 4’s Alex Thomson 7.45pm. Firework display Sat 7.45pm.
17th Craft Fair
Goathland Village Hall 10- 4.30pm. New crafters welcome for our successful and long-established Craft Fairs. Contact Elsie on 01947 896333 or e-mail elsie.goathland@gmail.com.
Abominable (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 Christmas Festival
Front Marina Car Park. Christmas Market and Entertainment: Fri 5.00pm-8.00pm, Sat 10.00am-8.00pm & Sun 10.00am-4.00pm. Lantern Parade from Pannet Park Fri 6pm followed by lights switch on by Channel 4’s Alex Thomson 7.45pm. Firework display Sat 7.45pm.
18th ‘Death & Discovery’ Forensic Archaeology
Whitby Civic Society lecture by David Dance at the Coliseum. Whitby. NB Starts 2.00pm. Everybody welcome. Members £1. Visitors £3. Refreshments available during the break.
Festive Domino Drive
St Hilda’s Old School, Hinderwell. 7.00pm for 7.30 pm. Admission £2.50 includes refreshments. Proceeds to a local Charity and W.I. Hosted by the President & Members of Hinderwell W.I. All welcome.
Story Tots
At Whitby Library on Monday mornings 10.30am-11.15am. Includes interactive stories, singing, rhymes, crafts and lots of fun for under 5s. Term-time only. Tel. 01609 534350 or email whitby.library@northyorks.gov.uk for more details.
Computer drop-in session
At Whitby Coliseum 2.00-4.00pm. Help with computers, tablets, laptops etc. Tel: Whitby 825000 for further details.
19th Coffee Morning
From 10.00-11.30am at Salvation Army, St. Peter’s Court Whitby. For more information contact Major Pat Charlesworth 01947 603773.
‘Eli Marsden Wilson – English painter’’
Talk by Andrew Clay. Whitby Antique & Fine Arts Society monthly meeting at 7.30pm, Green Lane Centre, Whitby. Guests very welcome - £3 on the door. Meetings third Tuesday of every month.
Theatre Drama Classes for boys & girls 6 years old & upwards
Held at 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.
Tea Dance with Ray Kirk
At Whitby Pavilion, Northern Lights Suite. Starts 1.30pm. £3.75 per person. A friendly social dance session - mixed dance programme with opportunity to make requests.
Craft Club
Takes place 1.30-3.30pm at Salvation Army, St. Peter’s Court Whitby. For more information contact Major Pat Charlesworth 01947 603773.
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.
20th Free Jigsaw Library
Held at the Coliseum, Whitby (James Cook Theatre behind the café)10.30am-12.30pm. 1000+ jigsaws! Jigsaw donations welcomed. Further details: 07743 725586.
Coffee & 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.
Quiz Night
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)
21st Whitby Photographic Society
St. John’s Ambulance Hall (back St Hilda’s Tce) 6.45pm for 7 pm. Paul Wilson, ‘All the Fun of the Fair’. Non-members welcome, £2.
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 details.
Phoenix Qigong & Tai Chi
Takes place 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.
IT Help
At Whitby Library on Thursday – two sessions: 10.00am-12 noon and 2.00pm-5.00pm. Help with all your computer problems. Booking advisable. Tel. 01609 534350 or email whitby.library@northyorks.gov.uk for more details.
22nd Punk at the Pavilion
Featuring Sham 69 and supported by local band Raw 60s. Original members of the 70s punk rock band including the iconic lead singer Jimmy Pursey playing greatest hits & classic songs from that era. Doors 7pm, show 7.30pm. All tickets £18 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.
The Benson Stage Academy Christmas Show
At Whitby Pavilion Theatre. Fabulous family show packed with excellent song & dance routines including Classical Ballet, Lyrical Jazz, Freestyle, Street & Musical Theatre. Starts 7.15pm each evening. Tickets £8 (£7 concessions) 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.
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
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
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.
Kidz Klub
From 4.00-5.30pm for children 7-12 years old at Salvation Army, St. Peter’s Court Whitby. For more information contact Major Pat Charlesworth 01947 603773.
IT Help
At Whitby Library on Fridays 10.00am-12.00 noon. Help with all your computer problems. Booking advisable. Tel. 01609 534350 or email whitby.library@northyorks.gov.uk for more details.
23rd Christmas Fayre
Takes place at the Salvation Army, St Peter Court 2pm. Cakes, books toys and Christmas goodies as well as refreshments. Contact details Major Pat 603773.
A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Armageddon (U)
Cinema at Whitby Pavilion’s Digital Cinema. Starts 1.00pm. 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
Yorkshire’s Irreplaceable Peatlands’
Talk by Matthew Snelling, Yorkshire Wildlife Trust & Yorkshire Peat Partnership. Whitby Naturalists’ Club meeting, Normanby Room at Whitby Museum. Starts 2pm. Everybody welcome: £1 (member); £2 (visitors). For further information, contact Wendy English (email wendy.english@btopenworld.com, phone 07505 505937).
60s Night
60’s Nght with the Brand New Cadillacs and support duo No Regrets at Staithes Club TS13 5AY. Show 8pm, doors 7pm. Tickets just £5 available from the Staithes Club, or by calling Matthew 07940 178527 or Facebook ‘M Thompson Fundraising’. In aid of Zoe’s Place Children’s Hospital, Middlesbrough.
The Benson Stage Academy Christmas Show
At Whitby Pavilion Theatre. Fabulous family show packed with excellent song & dance routines including Classical Ballet, Lyrical Jazz, Freestyle, Street & Musical Theatre. Starts 7.15pm each evening. Tickets £8 (£7 concessions) 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.
24th Joker (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.
Whitby Comic-Con
Held at Whitby Pavilion. Traders, guest exhibits, competitions and much more. From 11.00am-4pm. Entry £6, under 12s £4.
A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Armageddon (U)
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.
25th Story Tots
At Whitby Library on Monday mornings 10.30am-11.15am. Includes interactive stories, singing, rhymes, crafts and lots of fun for under 5s. Term-time only. Tel. 01609 534350 or email whitby.library@northyorks.gov.uk for more details.
Joker (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.
Computer drop-in session
At Whitby Coliseum 2.00-4.00pm. Help with computers, tablets, laptops etc. Tel: Whitby 825000 for further details.
Whitby Flower Club
Open Christmas Meeting 7pm at Whitby Rifle Club, YO21 3EW. Admission £8 includes light refreshments. Doors open 6.15 pm. Jean McClure will be demonstrating "Christmas Wonderland". For details call Monica on 01947 604881/ Margaret 01947 603297.
26th Joker (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.
Whitby Women's Institute meeting
From 7pm-9pm, Northern Lights Suite at Whitby Spa. All Ladies welcome, members free, visitors £3. Refreshments included.
Theatre Drama Classes for boys & girls 6 years old & upwards
Held at 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.
'Tea on the Green'
Takes place in the schoolroom at Hawsker Methodist Church from 2.00-4.00pm last Tuesday of every month (except December) Fairtrade tea or coffee, homemade cake and a friendly chat!
Bay/Thorpe Crafters
Meet alternate Tuesdays at Wibury, Mount Pleasant North, RHB 9.30am to 12 noon. All welcome.
Tea Dance with Ray Kirk
At Whitby Pavilion, Northern Lights Suite. Starts 1.30pm. £3.75 per person. A friendly social dance session - mixed dance programme with opportunity to make requests.
Craft Club
Takes place 1.30-3.30pm at Salvation Army, St. Peter’s Court Whitby. For more information contact Major Pat Charlesworth 01947 603773.
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.
27th Free Jigsaw Library
Staithes Co-op, 5 Whitby Road, Staithes TS13 5AL from 10.30am -12.30pm. Variety of jigsaws. Jigsaw donations welcomed - for collection tel. 07743 725586.
‘The Man who Walked Naked to Kabul'
'The Man who Walked Naked to Kabul and other Characters from Reverend Scoresby’s Autograph Book’. Whitby Lit & Phil talk in Whitby Museum’s Normanby Room at 2.15pm by Museum Scoresby curator Fiona Barnard. Free for Lit & Phil members, non-members most welcome admission £2.00.
Joker (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.
Coffee & 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.
Charity Quiz Night
at Turnball Bar, Whitby Town FC, Upgang Lane. Starts 8.30pm. £1 entry per person. Cash prizes & free nibbles!
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)
Christmas Shopping!
The Friends of Airy Hill are holding a Christmas shopping event at Airy Hill Primary School from 6-8pm. There will be a variety of gifts and refreshments to buy.
Quiz Night
Taking place at the Conservative Club, Upgang Lane raising funds for East Whitby School. £5.00 pp to include supper. 7.30pm start.
28th IT Help
At Whitby Library on Thursday – two sessions: 10.00am-12 noon and 2.00pm-5.00pm. Help with all your computer problems. Booking advisable. Tel. 01609 534350 or email whitby.library@northyorks.gov.uk for more details.
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.
Joker (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.
Phoenix Qigong & Tai Chi
Takes place 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
monthly luncheon at The Saxonville Hotel. Speaker: Keith Worrell: ‘Life at Raithwaite Hall’. Please contact Hilda on 01947 821591If you would either like to join our group or just come for the luncheon.
Whitby Photographic Society
St. John’s Ambulance Hall (back St Hilda’s Tce) 6.45pm for 7 pm. Sutcliffe Trophy Competition. Non-members welcome, £2.
Cold War (Poland 2018)
Whitby Film Society at the Coliseum. Two people of differing backgrounds and temperaments begin an almost possible romance in 1950’s Cold War Poland. Doors open 7.15 pm, curtain up 7.45pm. Entrance: £6.00 (14-film full season ticket £70). Light refreshments available.
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 details.
29th Coffee Morning
Whitby Conservative Club. 10.30am-12noon. Coffee, cakes, chat, book exchange. All welcome.
Sleights Art Group
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
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.
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.
Kidz Klub
From 4.00-5.30pm for children 7-12 years old at Salvation Army, St. Peter’s Court Whitby. For more information contact Major Pat Charlesworth 01947 603773.
IT Help
At Whitby Library on Fridays 10.00am-12.00 noon. Help with all your computer problems. Booking advisable. Tel. 01609 534350 or email whitby.library@northyorks.gov.uk for more details.
30th ‘The Natural History of N W Iceland’
Talk by Mike Bagshaw. Whitby Naturalists’ Club meeting, Normanby Room at Whitby Museum. Starts 2pm. Everybody welcome: £1 (member); £2 (visitors). For further information, contact Wendy English (email wendy.english@btopenworld.com, phone 07505 505937).
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. Every Sat & Sun from 30 Nov to 23 Dec. For further details, visit https://www.nymr.co.uk.
Saltburn Blues Club
Saltburn Blues Club presents Angelo Palladino Band & Chris Taylor supported by Rowland Jones 7.30pm at Saltburn Cricket Club. Tickets £10 from Milos Cafe Saltburn, the Cricket Club and www.yorkshireticketshop.co and 07960 935263.
North Yorkshire Moors Railway: Santa Specials from Pickering and Grosmont stations commence.
Join Santa and his special helpers on a magical adventure aboard the Santa Express, which will take you on a festive journey you won’t forget! Every Sat & Sun from 30 Nov to 15 Dec, then daily from 19-23 Dec. For further details, visit https://www.nymr.co.uk.
Open Mic
Open Mic in aid of RETINA UK (formally known as Fighting Blindness) Sleights Village Hall from 7.30pm-10pm. Also the ‘Big Ukulele Jam’ (bring your uke), dance spots by UK Clog Dance Champions. Free Entry (Exit Collection). Bring your own bottle. Tea, Coffee and Cakes available. For more info call 07958 193079.

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