Framed photographs of Filey in shop window
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Exciting new chapter for Kirsty L. Boat at Gussykat. Her well loved Union Street tailoring, alteration and repair business is delighted to be showcasing the work of talented local photographer Becky Haxby Rhodes. The first few pieces are already on display, with more to follow on the run up to the festive season. Kirsty commented: “Becky’s […]

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band at Filey folk festival
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The line up for Filey Folk Festival has been announced. The headliners at the Evron Centre include acts from America, Australia and, what might be described as, London-Irish. The Folk Festival runs from Friday 8th to Sunday 10th May. The festival brings a vibrant atmosphere to the town with musicians in a myriad of venues. From […]

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Amanda Owen, with sheep
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Tickets for the headlining acts of Filey Literature Festival have gone on sale. The festival is taking place over the bank holiday weekend of Friday 22 to Sunday 24 May, 2020. The opening act is the ‘Bard of Barnsley’ Ian McMillan. On Saturday 23 May the popular crime writer Frances Brody is in town talking […]

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Christmas tree on Coble Landing, Filey
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Filey’s Fishtive Tree is set to be unveiled on Saturday 7th December. The ‘tree’ is quite a sight, made as it is from lobster pots, dressed with fishy bunting and topped by a golden salmon. Although it is only the third year that the tree has appeared on the Coble Landing, the fishtive tree has […]

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Filey War Memorial
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This Sunday, 10th November, Filey will mark Remembrance Sunday with two events. At 9.30am there will be a service at St Oswald’s Church. This will be followed by parade, led by Filey Sea Cadets Commanding Officer Ken Lomas, to the Memorial Gardens for 11.00am. There will also be Holy Communion at St John’s Church at 10am. The […]

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The wreck of the Bonhomme Richard has been found. It lies beneath the waves of Filey Bay and its discovery could lead to a tourism boom for the Yorkshire coast. The Bonhomme Richard is one of the most famous shipwrecks in history, the story of which is taught to every American schoolchild. It is big […]

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In September Filey’s third blue plaque was unveiled at the White Lodge Hotel. The plaque celebrates the Victorian and Edwardian actress Dame Madge Kendal who lived at the White Lodge between 1896 and 1920.  The current owners of the White Lodge, James and Kim Hodgson, worked alongside the Scarborough & District Civic Society to bring […]

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Langford Villa, Filey
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Filey’s Crescent has a long history of attracting high-class visitors. As the title of this piece suggests they have ranged from Earl Mountbatten, to the creator of holiday camps Billy Butlin and Sir Joseph Terry of the famous York chocolate factory. Dr George Sheeran and Dr David Pendleton came to Langford Villa on South Crescent to […]

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Since the new railway timetable was introduced in May 2019, Filey station has fifteen trains between Scarborough and Hull (and vice versa), that represents the best train service in its 173 year history. Filey is fortunate to have, what has been descried as, one of the ‘best surviving examples’ of the small town railway station […]

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Bonfire burning
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Filey’s annual bonfire and fireworks display, organised by Filey Lions’ Club, takes place on Saturday 2nd November. The bonfire will be situation on the West Avenue car park. Stalls around the site will open from 5pm and the bonfire lit at 6.15pm. A fireworks display will begin at 7.15pm. With the event ending around 9pm. Obviously, […]

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