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Who wouldn’t want to see the world’s largest teddy bear kite soaring into the skies above Filey? This September Oscar, a sixty-three feet high teddy bear kite, will appear as part of the inaugural Filey Kite Festival which will take place on the Country Car Park on the weekend of 18-19 September. The teddy bear kite called Oscar […]

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Amanda Owen, with horse
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One of Filey’s most anticipated events has once again been forced to push its programme back in the face of the covid pandemic. The Filey Literature Festival, featuring household names such as Amanda Owen ‘the Yorkshire Shepherdess’ and the ‘Bard of Barnsley’ Ian McMillan, will now take place in May 2022. Despite the encouraging vaccine […]

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Filey's Fishtive Tree lit after dark
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The Filey Fishtive tree has been lit, but sadly in line with the times, there was little or no ceremony. However, it is still 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 fourth year that the tree has appeared on […]

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A Blackpool man is currently attempting to circumnavigate the British Isles by paddle board. Perhaps unsurprisingly, no one has managed to stand on a paddle board and go all the way around Britain, through 2,000 miles of unpredictable weather and stormy seas. The intrepid paddler, Jordan Wylie, is no stranger to bizarre feats, having previously ran a […]

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Tour de Yorkshire at Filey
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Cycling fans will be disappointed to learn that the 2021 Tour de Yorkshire has been postponed until 2022 due to the on-going Corona virus pandemic. The tough decisions was taken after consultation with international cycling bodies and the host local authorities. The sixth edition of the race had been due to take place between 30th April […]

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After a successful, and safe, return in August, the Filey Food Festival is being hosted in the Crescent Gardens on the weekend of Saturday 10th October and Sunday 11th October. There will be thirty-five stalls with products from around the world, including some of Yorkshire’s finest producers. Chris Elley and his team have pulled out all the stops to ensure […]

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As this busiest of summers shows little sign of slowing down, the pressure on our beaches has been tremendous. Whilst the vast majority of visitors leave little more than footprints, unfortunately a persistent minority continue to leave litter on the beach. Yorkshire Wildlife Trust, founded in 1946, is a charity dedicated to conserving, protecting and […]

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After a miserable summer of cancelled events, we are overjoyed to welcome the Filey Food Festival back to the Crescent Gardens this weekend; Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 August. There will be thirty-five stalls with products from around the world, including some of Yorkshire’s finest producers. Chris Elley and his team have pulled out all the stops to […]

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Filey Sailing club yachts
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The greens are still being tended and the cricket square readied, but across the board Filey’s summer sports are preparing for a delayed start to their seasons. Filey Golf Club has been closed since late March. Filey Southdene Bowling Club is watching the situation closely, with the season due to start in early May, a […]

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Amanda Owen, with sheep
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Due to the ongoing uncertainty caused by the corona virus crisis, the team behind the inaugural Filey Literature Festival have made the decision to move the event back twelve months to the weekend of 21-23 May 2021. It was a difficult decision given the work that has gone into organising Filey’s first-ever literature festival. However, […]

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