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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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The Filey Food Festival
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The summer edition of the highly popular Filey Food Festival will take place on the Crescent Gardens and Evron Centre on Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 August. Around seventy stalls will sell everything from award winning Yorkshire food, to lobster, crab and caviar! A particular highlight is the fizz and oyster stall. There will be the […]

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Visitors who use the review site Trip Advisor have voted three of Filey’s eateries in the top twenty of the county’s best places to eat. Tommy’s features eighth on TripAdvisor and has 120 reviews – a whopping 117 of them are five stars. The Lighthouse Tearoom on Belle Vue Street came in an impressive thirteenth and […]

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On Saturday 7 August the Filey in Bloom group will be holding their summer fayre in the Crescent Gardens. Between 10am and 3pm there will be a tombola, a raffle, pig racing and music from the Filey Sea Shanty Men. However, perhaps most exciting is a ‘fairy garden in a shoe box’ competition for the under-12s. […]

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A new book delving into Filey’s rich fishing heritage has been recently published. Its focus is primarily the fishing families of the town over the last two hundred years. The near five hundred page book is the result of years of research by Irene Allen and Andrew Todd. Entitled, Filey: Fishing, Faith and Family Since […]

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The Filey Food Festival
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Over the weekend the Crescent Gardens will be packed full of tents as the Filey Town Festival of Arts and Crafts takes over the beautiful gardens on Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th of July. Stalls galore will be open between 10am and 4pm, they include refreshments, music and displays of arts and crafts. With the […]

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On Thursday the Filey Bay 1779 Group hoisted the flag of Kirkcudbrightshire in the Memorial Gardens to celebrate emerging links between Filey and the Scottish county that is home to the John Paul Jones Birthplace Museum. The museum has significant backing from American benefactors and the flying of the flag in Filey is the first […]

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