Staithes Festival of Arts and Heritage

Staithes Festival has established itself as one of the friendliest festivals on the coast – a must-see event in the regional arts calendar.

Festival 2024 is on Saturday 14 & Sunday 15 September, with preview night 7pm-8.30pm Friday 13 September

Doors of cottages are thrown open as pop-up art galleries in a unique selling exhibition. 

Celebrating the history and heritage of Staithes with a programme of walks, talks, photographs, and film shows.

North York Moors, Scarborough Borough Council and Welcome to Yorkshire

Glenn Kilpatrick


The history and heritage of Staithes make our village utterly unique and continue to draw visitors. 

This year's specially curated heritage talks will feature intrepid women:

Watch this space for more times TBC and talks by experts illuminating the history of Staithes and the area which make this part of the world so compelling. 

Tickets on sale soon. Pre-booking advised for all, though there could be some cancellations on the day. Check in at HQ1 for walk-in tickets.