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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Morris dancers at Filey Steampunk Festival
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On Thursday 24 October between 10am and 3pm, a trio of Filey festivals will be holding a fundraising tea, cakes and tombola event at the Evron Centre. The Filey Folk Festival, Steampunk Festival and Literature Festival are coming together to publicise their events and raise some much-needed cash. There will be a Victorian-style tea, complete […]

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Second World War pillbox on Filey Beach
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The Friends of Filey Museum’s annual talk is entitled ‘Memories of Filey During World War Two’. The speaker is Michael Fearon, the chairman of the museum and Filey’s premier historian. Michael grew up in Filey during the conflict, so the talk will undoubtedly be a fascinating one. The talk is taking place at 7pm on Thursday 17th October […]

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Ian McMillan
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Whether it is the breathtaking bay, or tales of fisherfolk, Filey has been, and still is, a place of words. It has attracted Charlotte Bronte and Charles Dickens, it has offered narratives to local and national historians and inspired poets and artists. This is a culture that should, and will be, celebrated. That in essence […]

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The final Filey International Food Festival of 2019 is nearly upon us. Sixty stalls will pack the Crescent Gardens and Evron Centre on Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th October. Cakes, pies and chocolates; gin, beer and prosecco; Jamaican, Thai and Yorkshire street food. All we need now is for the weather to behave itself!

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Filey was invaded by West Highland Terriers last week.  A special walk has been organised along the beach for those who own a Westie, although people with other breeds of dog are welcome to take part. Those that want to take part are asked to meet at West Avenue Car Park at 12.00pm, where the […]

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North Yorkshire drivers Charlie Payne and Steve Bannister secured a brace of historic hat-tricks with home victories in the two main sections of the Trackrod Rally which finished in Filey on Saturday afternoon. Both repeated their successes in 2015 and 2016 with Ripon Dairy owner Payne winning the less restricted Trackrod Forest Stages in a […]

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