Your Whitby entertainment listings

Reggie 'n' Bollie are performing at Party in the Park at Flamingo Land.
Reggie 'n' Bollie are performing at Party in the Park at Flamingo Land.

Plan your weekend with our guide to pub gigs, theatre, exhibitions and more in Whitby and further afield.

FRIDAY

PUBS

THE GEORGE HOTEL, WHITBY: DJ Leo Thai in The Underground from 10pm-2am.

THE BOARD INN, WHITBY: Jonty and Dave.

THE FLEECE, WHITBY: The Norgaards, 9.30pm.

EVENTS

WHITBY PAVILION COMPLEX: The Easter National Scooter Rally, 8pm.

FOUNTAINS ABBEY AND STUDLEY ROYAL : Easter events - March 25-April 10, golden egg hunt, 10am-4pm, Cadbury Easter egg hunt, 10am-4pm; weaving in the workshop 11am-4pm.

SUDDABY’S MALTON: Celebrity auction and live music event.

ALL SAINTS’ CHURCH, THORNTON-LE-DALE: Stainer’s The Crucifixion, 7pm.

EXHIBITIONS

INSPIRED BY … GALLERY, MOORS CENTRE, DANBY: Northern Expressions with artists Barbara Renton Wood and Lynne Herkman and ceramist Kath Bonson. Runs until April 11. Open daily, 10.30am to 4pm. Free entry.

CAPTAIN COOK MUSEUM, WHITBY: Wives and Sweethearts - the sailors farewell exhibition. Behind every ship sent exploring to the Pacific were all the wives and sweethearts left ashore. Runs until November 6. Open daily, 9.45am-5pm.

MEMORIAL HALL, PICKERING: North Yorkshire Artists Easter art exhibition, Friday 25 March to Monday 28 March, 10am-5pm.

HELMSLEY ARTS CENTRE:Amy Rose Clyfan presents an exhibition focusing on creating still-life compositions which celebrate her love of plant life, ceramics and patterns. Runs until April 1.

NUNNINGTON HALL: Amusing exhibition of humorous cartoons. The exhibition will be open to visitors until Sunday 24 April. Nunnington Hall is open Tuesday to Sunday, 11am – 5pm and Mondays in school holidays. For more information about visiting Nunnington Hall, tel: 01439 748283 or visit www.nationaltrust.org.uk/nunningtonhall

SATURDAY

PUBS

THE GEORGE HOTEL, WHITBY: Dance floor with DJ Leo Thai 10pm-2am.

RIFLE CLUB, WHITBY: Keith Swales.

THE FLEECE, WHITBY: Snatch, 9.30pm.

THEATRE

PAVILION THEATRE, WHITBY: Stage Struck by Simon Gray, (14s and under), 7.30pm.

STEPHEN JOSEPH THEATRE, SCARBOROUGH: Jim of the Garden, 10.30am.

GRAND OPERA HOUSE, YORK: An Evening of Burlesque, 8pm.

MUSIC

FLAMINGO LAND RESORT, KIRBY MISPERTON: Party in the Park with Reggie n Bollie. Admission to Party In The Park is free for visitors attending during the day, Season Pass holders and Holiday Village guests. For anyone who would just like to join us for this evening of live entertainment, Special Event Tickets will soon be available online, allowing entry from 5pm for only £10.

EVENTS

WHITBY PAVILION COMPLEX: The Easter National Scooter Rally, 8pm.

CASTLE HOWARD: All the Fun of the Fair. Easter activities begin at 11am.

STEPHEN JOSEPH THEATRE, SCARBOROUGH: Chocolate workshop, 1pm until late afternoon.

EXHIBITIONS

SCARBOROUGH ART GALLERY, THE CRESCENT: Mystery, Magic and Midnight Feasts – The Many Adventures of Enid Blyton. March 26 to June 26. This is the first ever major exhibition celebrating the life and work of celebrated children’s author Enid Blyton. On tour to Scarborough Art Gallery, this exciting exhibition has been created by Seven Stories, National Centre for Children’s Books. Many exhibits will be on public display for the first time, revealing Blyton’s creative imagination and the events that shaped her life and storytelling. Tickets: £3 for a year pass.

SUNDAY

THEATRE

PAVILION THEATRE, WHITBY: Stage Struck by Simon Gray, (14s and under), 7.30pm.

MUSIC

MIDDLESBROUGH TOWN HALL: Rock Rampage featuring tributes to Metallica, Blink 182 and Limp Bizkit, 7.30pm, tickets £10. Call Middlesbrough Town Hall Box Office on 01642 729 729.

BEIDERBECKES HOTEL, SCARBOROUGH: Easy Street featuring Roger Maughan, 6.30pm.

EVENTS

PEASHOLM PARK, SCARBOROUGH: Easter in Peasholm – basket making, hunt for eggs and chicks, noon-2pm; Easter bonnet competition, 1pm.

CASTLE HOWARD: All the Fun of the Fair. Easter activities begin at 11am.

FOUNTAINS ABBEY AND STUDLEY ROYAL: Water wheel workshops, 11am and 1pm.

THE SHAMBLES, YORK: Vintage market, 9am-5pm.

EXHIBITIONS

PANNETT ART GALLERY, WHITBY: Annual exhibition of Whitby Art Society. Runs until May 4. Open Monday-Saturday, 9am-5pm; Sunday, 9.30am-4.30pm.

CAPTAIN COOK MUSEUM, WHITBY: Wives and Sweethearts - the sailors farewell exhibition. Behind every ship sent exploring to the Pacific were all the wives and sweethearts left ashore. Runs until November 6. Open daily, 9.45am-5pm.

MIDDLESBROUGH INSTITUTE OF MODERN ART: Teesside born artist Basil Beattie returns to region with new exhibition called When Now Becomes Then - Three Decades. Runs until June 12. Open Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, 10am-4.30pm; Thursday, 10am-7pm, and Sunday, noon-4pm.

STUDIO GALLERY, STAITHES: Sea and Sky exhibition featuring George Braque - Lithographs from the 1950s; Dorrie King - Glass Sculpture from casts of tidal patterns; Ian Mitchell – Staithes Harbour Series; Stef Mitchell - Staithes Feather Spheres. Runs to May 15. Gallery open Thursday to Sunday, 11am-5pm.