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Filey is the eighth best seaside resort in Britain according to a poll conducted by the consumer group Which. Nearly 5,000 respondents ranked seaside resorts on numerous facets from beaches to attractions, peace and quiet to food and drink. Bamburgh in Northumberland topped the poll with an 85% satisfaction rating. It also received five stars for […]

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Filey bandstand
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Well, we hope you used a pencil when you put the concert dates in your diary … the Crescent Gardens Bandstand concerts have already been updated. In this, hopefully, post-covid world there were bound to be changes. Anyway, here is the revised programme via a lovely graphic from our friends at Filey Bay Today:

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Although the Duke of Edinburgh never officially visited Filey, he will have undoubtedly been familiar with the town, both personally and professionally as a naval officer. As the nation pays a fond farewell to Her Majesty the Queen’s consort, we investigate his links to Filey, through his mother’s holidays in the town, to the Duke’s […]

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It is being described as an epic adventure on the Yorkshire coast. Inspired by Homer’s classic tales of the Trojan Wars, and the hero Odysseus’ incredible adventure trying to return to his beloved homeland, this version is going to be set across over 100 miles of Yorkshire’s dramatic coastline and surrounding areas. A huge illuminated ship […]

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It was a tough job, but the filey.co.uk editorial team took it on; testing the newly opened public houses of Filey. At noon on Tuesday we arrived in bright sunshine at The Star. Tables are available at the front of the pub and in the beer garden around the back. It wasn’t long before every […]

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As covid restrictions ease to once again allow outdoor team sports to be played, it is perhaps a good timing to launch a new football club. Welcome to the Filey Flyers FC, a newly established team who will be playing Sunday matches on the pitches at Clarence Drive. The team has come from Castle Tavern FC, […]

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They say that one swallow doesn’t make a summer; but thirteen brass and silver bands in the Crescent Gardens definitely does. In a wonderful sign that, perhaps, just perhaps, things are getting back to normal, the schedule for the band concerts in the Crescent Gardens Bandstand has been released. It’s an event akin to Yorkshire […]

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The Star pub, Filey
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From 12 April pubs with outdoor areas are, at last, allowed to reopen. From what we understand the majority of the town’s pubs are waiting until 17 May to reopen, but a few are planning to serve drinks en plein air. Thus far we understand that The Star, The Station (Top House), Banks Lounge Bar and […]

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Set on a cliff top location, in the heart of Filey’s historic fishing community, is the slowly decaying former conference hall, better know to local people as the ‘Old Scout Hut’. Despite being listed as an ‘asset of community value’ it has been put up for sale by Scarborough Borough Council, raising fears that the […]

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Filey hosts its first ever Americana Festival on October 1-3 this year. Americana is a genre that encompasses the shared and varied traditions that make up the musical ethos of the US. Folk, country, blues, gospel and bluegrass, a distinctive roots orientated sound. The line up in Filey includes: Nathan Bell (US, sponsored by Filey Trade and […]

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