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Scarborough Spa ... one of the town's key entertainment venues!

Autumn and winter highlights include An Evening with Julian Norton (of TV's Yorkshire Vet fame) on Monday 1st October.

If you love the music of Billy Joel, then enjoy a sample of his songbook on Tuesday 16th October.

Highlights also include Russell Watson on Wednesday 31st October.

If you love Northern Soul, then the themed weekend event, aptly named the Northern Soul Weekender, takes place from Friday 2nd to Sunday 4th November.

There's a Peaky Blinders Party Night on Friday 16th November.

And if you want some belly laughs then Jason Manford will be in Scarborough with his Muddle Class tour on Wednesday 28th November.

There are also festive event taking place throughout December. 

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Scarborough's iconic Stephen Joseph Theatre continues its varied offering at this spectacular venue.


This beautiful Art Deco building, which once housed Scarborough iconic Odeon Cinema, is just opposite Scarborough Railway Station, so it's quite close to the Red Lea Hotel.

The summer programme continued with a fabulous line up of plays and performances.

These include The 39 Steps (from 21st June); Joking Apart (from 26th July); Build a Rocket (from 31st August) and Better Off Dead (from 6th September).

Plus there's a number of one-off performances including Withering Looks (21st & 22nd September) and a number of play readings (dates vary).

Looking ahead, a present production of Shakespeare's Henry V will take place 9th to 13th October, then the children's classic Stig of the Dump will be performed by Outreach from 30th October to 3rd November.

The foyer area of the theatre underwent a refurbishment earlier this year and now looks fantastic. 

There is also Shop at the SJT - a wonderful collection of artisan creations - which is open on performance days.

Why not take a look at the SJT's programme and book your seat!



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Scarborough's Open Air Theatre, close to Peasholm Park, North Bay, has now closed for the 2018 season.

Yet for many it was the best year yet!

This superb venue, which was opened by Her Majesty the Queen a few years ago, attracted some of the most varied and top-name guests around.

Take your pick of the best live music here in Scarborough: 

* Emeli Sande * Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds  * Stereophonics * Pete Tong Ibiza Classics Tour * Il Divo  * Bastille * James Arthur  * Texas * Britney Spears * James * and more.

We are now waiting with baited breath for the 2019 acts to be announced. There's all sorts of exciting rumours but nothing confirmed at yet.

And remember, if you stay with us during the Open Air Theatre season, you can catch an open top bus from near the Spa, South Bay, which travels along the spectacular Marine Drive to the Open Air Theatre - a fantastic way to enjoy a great night out!


In the run up to the centenary of the end of World War One, Scarborough is stepping into the fray with two fascinating exhibitions at its celebrated Art Gallery.

Scarborough Art Gallery, found in The Crescent (Scarborough’s answer to the architecture of Bath!), has just launched its summer exhibitions at it beautiful location, just a short walk from the Red Lea.

The new display celebrates the final year of war poet Wilfred Owen’s life (1917 to 1918), some of which was spent here in Scarborough.

The exhibition will explore his experiences, the people he met and the places he visited, and gauge how much all this shaped his poetical works.

And in tandem with this homage to Wilfred Owen, novelist and journalist Winifred Holtby, who penned South Riding, also features in an exhibition at the same venue.

 Winifred’s short life (she died aged just 37) is explored in this display that is curated by photojournalist Lee Karen Stow.

 Both exhibitions are available to view from 7th April to 2nd September 2018 inclusive.

Find out more here.