Amanda Owen, with horse
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One of the most anticipated authors appearing at next May’s Filey Literature Festival is Amanda Owen, the star of the ITV series The Dales. She is speaking at Filey’s Evron Centre at 7.30pm on Sunday 24 May. Tickets went on sale last month and only eleven tickets remain unsold! Act fast to book your seat, tickets are […]

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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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Bonhomme Richard
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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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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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Sunset over Filey Beach
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Filey Beach has been voted as one of the top six beaches in the world for kids. The seven mile sweep of golden sands appears in the list alongside Bondi Beach in Australia and Siesta Beach in Florida. The popular website TripAdvisor has compiled the 2019 Traveller’s Choice beaches that are great for kids. So […]

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The Crescent, Filey
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The Filey & District U3A commence their season on Thursday 24 October, with a talk entitled ‘A History of Filey in Seven Buildings’ by Hunmanby based academic Dr George Sheeran. The talk takes place at at 10.30am at Filey Methodist Church, Union Street. Visitors are welcome and pay a small fee. Membership of the U3A […]

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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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The holiday season is always a busy period for Filey’s RNLI lifeboat crew. This year the month of August saw both lifeboats called out on numerous occasions.  Of course, the first day of August is celebrated as Yorkshire Day. However, before our intrepid lifeboat crew could think about raising a glass to God’s Own County, […]

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