Regatta Events

For the full listings and timetable information of all the events taking place for the Regatta please consult the Whitby Regatta Programme, which is available from various local outlets which are listed in the Programmes section of this web site.

Spectacular Fireworks Display

Monday 12th  21.45 (approx)

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Rowing Races

Please see the Regatta programme for dates and race times.

Local teams competing for first place

The Lidl Whitby Regatta 4k Fun Run

Sunday 11th

Starting from The Crescent Gardens and run predominantly along the sea wall promenade.

Entry Form (PDF Format)

2017 Results (PDF Format)

The Greasy Pole Competition

Saturday 10th

By popular demand The Greasy pole Competition!!

From the Fish Pier - Next to the Lifeboat House.

Entry on the day at the Fish Pier

 

Prizes will be awarded for the first, second and third successful male and female competitor reaching the flag by walking to the end. The prizes will be £25.00, £10.00 and £5.00 for each category.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Spit and Polish Classic Car Rally

Sunday 11th

West Cliff - Spa Green

Many elegant cars will compete in various classes for prestigious trophies.

Application Form (PDF Format)

Fun for Children of All Ages

Saturday 10th, Sunday 11th and Monday 12th

We have a wide selection of entertainment for children.

 

Regatta Market and Craft Fair

Saturday 10th, Sunday 11th, Monday 12th

Located on Archery Green, 10.00 hours till 17.30 hours

 

Following the successes of recent years Whitby Regatta’s Market and Craft Fair will again be held in 2019.

 

There is always a successful blend of market and craft fair stalls and catering outlets, mixed with crowd pulling events, including the Whitby Regatta Dog Show, and local musicians performing throughout each day.

 

 

If you require further details, or a Trader Application Form detailing Terms and Conditions, then please ring the Market Organiser (Rodney Nattriss) on 07495 969245 or send an Email to annatwhitby@gmail.com

 

RAF Displays

Saturday 10th, Sunday 11th, and Monday 12th

Visit the RAF's static displays including a recruitment display.

Please note due to operational duties all military displays are subject to availability .

 

North Yorkshire Moors Birds of Prey

 

 

Saturday 10th, Sunday 11th, and Monday 12th.

Crescent Gardens, West Cliff

Located on the edge of one of Britain’s most picturesque and idyllic National Parks, North Yorkshire Moors Birds of Prey offers an unforgettable and educational range of birds of prey and falconry experiences, courses and displays.

Founded by senior falconers Mark Allen and Mike Kinder, North Yorkshire Moors Birds of Prey boasts more than 65 years’ collective experience of studying, flying and hunting with eagles, owls, hawks and falcons. 

So whether you’re looking for a gift for a special occasion, an educational day out, an exciting display or a unique falconry experience, North Yorkshire Moors Birds of Prey allows you to get up close and personal with an array of stunning birds for a truly awe-inspiring encounter you’ll never forget.

 
 

Motor Cycle and Quads Gymkhana

Sunday 11th

Skill and fun on two and four wheels taking place on Whitby's beach.

Raft Race

Saturday 10th

Among the many highlights of Regatta Weekend is the Raft Race in the Lower Harbour

Entry Form (PDF Format)

The Grand Parade

Monday 12th

Please see the Regatta Programme for the parade times.

A parade of many decorated themed floats will make it's way through the heart of the Regatta celebrations.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Van Buran's Magic Show and Circus Workshop

 

Saturday 10th, Sunday 11th and Monday 12th

On West Cliff

Van Buren Magic Illusion Spectacular “The only show of its kind in the world” 

After five years performing around the world Andrew Van Buren returns to the UK with a brand new Outdoor entertainment show. 

Van Buren has designed a brand new magical variety illusion show, created especially for outside entertainment & shows, outdoor events, fetes, carnivals, galas, agricultural shows etc. 

The Variety show is a unique mix of the visually highly entertaining and magically baffling which is guaranteed to grab attention, hold and build large crowds & above all be entertaining for the whole family. 

With vast experience of working outdoor events the show has been produced to have appeal for children, teenagers, adults and the older generation too. The audience afterwards will be left discussing just how was it all done? 

Touring with its own custom built Art Nouveau proscenium design outdoor theatre with raised stage which creates a wonderful focal point backdrop and is all fully self- contained. 

These professional performers will provide entertainment with shows crammed with magic, illusions, juggling skills, comedy, escapology, audience participation & a few surprises along the way. 

 

 

 

 

 
 

The Whitby Regatta Comic Football Match !!

 

The Return of an old favourite !

Monday 12th

Whitby Main Beach - 11.30 Kick Off

Playing for the Snowball Cup.

Burberry's Factory Girls   Vs.   Fleece Old Boys

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Whitby Regatta 2019

 

 

 

 Saturday 10th

For times please refer to your Regatta programme.

Regatta Tombola - Near  Pier Bandstand

95.8FM BBC TEES will be broadcasting LIVE from the Whitby regatta

Yorkshire Coast Radio - West Cliff

Grand Baby Show - Royal Hotel, West Cliff

Birds of Prey - Crescent Gardens, West Cliff

Glamorous Granny Competition - Royal Hotel, West Cliff

Van Buran's Magic Show and Circus Workshop - West Cliff

Regatta Market & Craft Fair - Archery Green

Open Dog Show - Archery Green

Greasy Pole Competition - Fish Pier

Pick a Pen - Capt Cook Area

Kit Car Rally - Spa Green

White Rose Capri Club Display - Spa Green

Vintage Japanese Motor Cycle Club Rally - Crescent gardens

Whitby Motor Club Display - Spa Green

Robinson Cup (Sailing) - Sandsend Bay

Raft Race - Collier Hope

Regatta Sail Past & Lifeboat Launch - Harbour

Solar Viewing (afternoon) - Royal Crescent Road

Star Party (evening) - Archery Green

 

Sunday 11th

For times please refer to your Regatta programme.

Regatta Tombola - Near Pier Bandstand

95.8FM BBC TEES will be broadcasting LIVE from the Whitby regatta

Yorkshire Coast Radio Car - West Cliff

Motor Cycle, Quads Gymkhana & Lawn Mower Race - Beach Nr. Khyber Pass

Birds of Prey - Crescent Gardens, West Cliff

Whitby Scooter Club rally - Crescent Gardens

Fun Run - Start Crescent Gardens

Pick a Pen - Capt Cook Area

Scrufts Dog Show - Crescent Gardens

Regatta Market & Craft Fair - Archery Green

Tuby's Vintage Commercial vehicles display - West Cliff

Van Buran's Magic Show and Circus Workshop - West Cliff

Vintage & Post War Motor Cycles - Crescent Gardens

Vintage Tractors & Farm Machinery - Crescent Gardens

Spit & Polish Classic Car Rally - Spa Green

Solar Viewing (afternoon) - Royal Crescent Road

Star Party (evening) - Archery Green

 

Monday 12th

For times please refer to your Regatta programme.

Regatta Tombola - Near Information Point adjacent to the Whale Bones

Walking Floats & Fancy Dress (Assemble) - Market Place

Walking Floats & Fancy Dress (Parade) - Route (see programme)

followed by prize giving at - Royal Hotel, West Cliff

Regatta Comic Football match - Main Beach

Regatta Market and Craft fair - Archery Green

Birds of Prey - Crescent Gardens, West Cliff

Tyler Cup (Sailing) - Upper Harbour

Yorkshire Coast Radio Car - West Cliff

Van Buran's Magic Show and Circus Workshop - West Cliff

Fun Fair Opens - Pier Road Area

Fancy Dress Judging & Prize Giving - Royal Hotel, West Cliff

Rowing Clubs Prize Giving - Abbey Wharf

Grand Fireworks Display - Viewing from West Cliff & Pier

 

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