Goth Weekend in pictures

Whitby has gone back to black as thousands of people come into the town for Goth Weekend.

Saturday, 23rd April 2016, 5:42 pm
Updated Sunday, 24th April 2016, 5:43 pm
Joanna Martyn and Kate Wright from Hull show of their amazing feather head-dresses at the April Whitby Goth Weekend. April 23 2016. Picture: Ceri Oakes w161750h

The annual music event kicked off with Therapy? headlining the Pavilion on Friday night.

Sunday will see the annual football match at The Turnbull Ground between the goths and locals.

Kick-off is at 2pm and all are welcome to come along and support both sides.

A silver woman attended the Whitby Goth Weekend. April 23 2016. Picture: Ceri Oakes w161750g

Our photographers have been out and about capturing the best of the action.

Here are a selection of their pictures.

Elaine Edmunds from Whitby at the Tattles and Geal gothic art exhibition run by Decadent Drawing. April 23 2016. Picture: Ceri Oakes w161750e
Mark and Evelyn Johnson from Kendal wore matching purple outfits at the Whitby Goth Weekend 2016. April 23 2016. Picture: Ceri Oakes w161750d
A man visits Whitby Abbey during the 2016 April Goth Weekend. April 23 2016. Picture: Ceri Oakes w161750a
Two goths walk along the beach at dusk on Whitby Goth Weekend. April 23 2016. Picture: Ceri Oakes w161751t
Mandy Benton and Phil Johnson amongst the lobster pots during Goth Weekend. April 23 2016. Picture: Ceri Oakes w161751p
The swing bridge was closed to traffic due to the volume of people visiting Whitby Goth Weekend. April 23 2016. Picture: Ceri Oakes w161751n
An array of outfits were on display at the Whitby Goth Weekend. April 23 2016. Picture: Ceri Oakes w161751m
A silver woman attended the Whitby Goth Weekend. April 23 2016. Picture: Ceri Oakes w161750g
Elaine Edmunds from Whitby at the Tattles and Geal gothic art exhibition run by Decadent Drawing. April 23 2016. Picture: Ceri Oakes w161750e
Mark and Evelyn Johnson from Kendal wore matching purple outfits at the Whitby Goth Weekend 2016. April 23 2016. Picture: Ceri Oakes w161750d
A man visits Whitby Abbey during the 2016 April Goth Weekend. April 23 2016. Picture: Ceri Oakes w161750a
Two goths walk along the beach at dusk on Whitby Goth Weekend. April 23 2016. Picture: Ceri Oakes w161751t
Mandy Benton and Phil Johnson amongst the lobster pots during Goth Weekend. April 23 2016. Picture: Ceri Oakes w161751p
The swing bridge was closed to traffic due to the volume of people visiting Whitby Goth Weekend. April 23 2016. Picture: Ceri Oakes w161751n
An array of outfits were on display at the Whitby Goth Weekend. April 23 2016. Picture: Ceri Oakes w161751m