In 1806 The Gentleman’s Magazine described Filey as an escape from the boisterous crowds of Scarborough and a place of simple pleasures. In 2019 visitors continue to enjoy the serenity the town brings them in weather fine and foul.
Our friends at Filey Bay 1779 have recently posted a wonderful piece illustrating the heroic role of the Royal Navy in the Battle of Flamborough Head. The actions of the two Royal Navy ships, out-numbered two to one and out-gunned, in protecting the valuable convoy they were escorting has often been lost in all the […]
The sun has shone, the beach has been packed and music is in the air as a brass band plays on the Crescent Gardens. Could life be better? Seemingly so, the weekend also saw the opening of Charlottes cocktail lounge and a new beer garden at Cobblers. If that wasn’t enough ‘Seaside’ Danny Wilde made […]
On Sunday 5 September Filey is set to host the Yorkshire Coast Super Soapbox Challenge. Anyone can enter the race, but you will have to make a non-motorised soapbox cart and register with the organisers via their website supersoapboxchallenge.co.uk/filey Then you will be at the mercy of gravity and your nerve as you hurtle down the […]
The annual Filey Lions Ball Race will take place at 7.30pm on Wednesday 4 August. It’s basically a load of balls, a digger and a steep hill. First numbered ball that arrives at the bottom of Cargate Hill first wins. Simple and fun! Tickets are on sale priced £1. Members of Filey Lions will be selling […]