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Whitby District Lions Boxing Day Dip 2018

Wednesday 26th December, 2018 10:00am to 11:30am

Tel: 01947897249

Email: robertharrison.sons@gmail.com

Web: http://www.whitbylions.org/boxing-day-dip/

Whitby Beach
Battery Parade
Whitby
YO21 3PY
YO21 2QH

When the weather outside is frightful, does a dip in the sea sound delightful?

It has become somewhat of a tradition in our beautiful little seaside town to enjoy a rather refreshing dip in the North Sea on Boxing Day morning. After all, what better way to cure your late festive blues than participating in the fun and friendly charity event in aid of a charity close to your heart and Whitby Lions which support many local community charities and good causes?

This fun and frantic event has now been running over the last 45 years, seeing numbers soar from a handful of brave local citizens to over 150 eager individuals travelling from far and wide, desperate to run into the wintery ice-cold waves of the North Sea. Although as you’d expect, you are more likely to see the big numbers witnessing the excitement from the side-lines.

The intention is of course that the Boxing Day Dippers get sponsored, with 80% of funds raised donated to the charity of their choice and the remaining 20% helping many local charities which are supported by Whitby District Lions each year. It is also a great opportunity to raise money for a special charity close to your heart to say thank you for all their efforts and support during the year. The Boxing Day has become a traditional family friendly event with many families meeting up after Christmas Day to spending a lovely Boxing Day morning together.

2017 saw over nearly £10,000.00 raised, with this year hoping to raise even more funds for local causes. The event kicks off at 10am on Boxing Day morning, with registration and fancy-dress judging taking place at the Bandstand, followed by a casual jog into the sea.

Registration forms available from The Whitby Pet Shop, 15 Station Square, Whitby or please contact Lion Chris or Brian Harrison by email at robertharrison.sons@gmail.com or on 01947 897249 for further details.

Whitby Lions would like to thank the St Johns Ambulance Service and Whitby Diving Club for providing safety and medical cover and also to Esk Valley Coaches.

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Flamborough Pre-school Boxing Day Dip

Wednesday 26th December, 2018 10:15am to 11:15am

Tel: 07581162381

Email: flamboroughpreschool@gmail.com

Web: http://www.flamboroughpreschool.com

South landing Flamborough
YO15 1AE

All our favourite story book characters dipping on Boxing Day in Flamborough

This year sees the tenth annual Boxing Day dip arrive at South Landing for what is the East Coasts highly anticipated seasonal dip in Flamborough.

Story book characters will come to life, as this years’ theme will see the Gruffalo, Snow White, the three little pigs and many more make a splash for a charitable cause. Dressing up is not compulsory but guaranteed to be a lot more fun if you go the extra mile and make the effort.

Every year the annual dip has grown in support, with more dippers turning out year on year. The charitable dip raises funds for the Flamborough Pre-School, where all money raised is invested in the pre-school to give the best possible start for children and their early learning experiences.

William Traves, Committee Chairperson at the Pre-school and one of the organisers of the event said,
The dip will commence at 10.45am, South Landing with the fun and festivities moving into the village. Once in the village, spectators and dippers will be met by the junior and senior Longsword Dancers, this has fast become a Boxing Day tradition in Flamborough! The dancers will perform from noon with the grand finale in Dog and Duck Square at 3pm.

Everyone, as always, is welcome to take part in what is a fantastic family day experience.

All those that fancy a dip, please collect your sponsorship forms from the Pre-school or The old Tuck Shop, Flamborough well in advance.

See you on Boxing Day!

For more information please contact spokesperson for the Pre-school

William Traves on 07581162381. or flamboroughpreschool@gmail.com

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Lonely This Christmas? Let Amelia's Chocolate Help!

Wednesday 26th December, 2018 11:00am to 3:00pm

Tel: 01723 373951

Email: amelia@ameliaschocolate.co.uk

Web: https://ameliaschocolate.co.uk

19 Aberdeen Walk
Scarborough
North Yorkshire
YO11 1BA

Lonely This Christmas? Celebrate Boxing Day at Amelia’s Chocolate, Scarborough!

Far from closing the doors on Boxing Day, Amelia’s Chocolate will be open for business on 26th December with some festive fun in store, particularly for anyone who is lonely this Christmas.

This much-loved local business, which moved to its new Aberdeen Walk venue in October, will open between 11am and 3pm and as well as serving hot drinks, tasty cakes and cool gelato, there will be board games along with a chance to have a chat and relax in a friendly atmosphere.

Amelia Forrest, owner of the business, said: “We’ll be open on Boxing Day for anyone who wants a change of scene. We know Christmas can be a lonely time for some people, so our new venue, which is close to bus stops and the town centre, will offer a warm welcome to anyone who wants to join us.

“For those who might find it difficult getting about, if they get in touch with us, we can also arrange to pick them up so they can make the most of this fun occasion.”

Amelia started her business on her kitchen table in 2011 and has won several awards for her chocolate creations.



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Flamborough Longsword - Boxing Day

Wednesday 26th December, 2018 11:45am to 3:30pm

Tel: 07581 162381

Email: will.t76@icloud.com

Flamborough
YO14

The Flamborough Longsword teams, will be out and about on Boxing day dancing spots at the White Horse Bempton, Flamborough Lighthouse, Rose and Crown, Sea birds, Victoria Club and Dog and Duck Square as usual - all proceeds to local Charities including the village Pre school - come along and witness the teams perform the village’s traditional dance, first recorded in written form in 1903 its origins are well and truly lost in the mists of time. There is always a good gathering of muscians with Acordian, fiddles, guitar, mandolin washboards and a tea chest In the mix impromptu caroling and a bit of folky carousing can break out at any point, especially in the square after the final dance. Make a day of it and join in the fun.

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Peter Pan

Wednesday 26th December, 2018 2:00pm to 5:00pm

Tel: 01723 506750

Email: admin@ymcascarborough.uk

Web: http://www.ymcascarborough.uk

YMCATheatre
St. Thomas Street
Scarborough
North Yorkshire
YO11 1DY

Presented by: YMCA Productions

26th December 2018 to 5th January 2019 2pm everyday except 1st January 7.30pm performances on 27th, 28th, 29th December & 5th January
YMCA Theatre Advanced Booking
Telephone: 01723 506750
Online: tiny.cc/ymcatheatre
St. Thomas Street, Scarborough, UK

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