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Scarborough Surf Festival

  • Saturday 5th October, 2019 10:00am to 5:00pm

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  • Saturday 5th October, 2019 10:00am to 5:00pm

Tel: 01723 383615

Email: events@scarborough.gov.uk

Scarborough Borough Council
Town Hall
St. Nicholas Street
YO11 2HG

On the North Bay beach there will be the following FREE activities throughout the day all with qualified instructors (you do not need to have any surfing experience OR even have ever got onto a surf board before in order to come along and try out the activities:

• 10am - Junior Lifesaving Session with Coastal Concepts: Sign up by emailing coastalconcepts.info@gmail.com and learn some important life skills! (Age restriction 8 – 14 yr old)
• 11am & 1pm - Swim Safe lessons run by the RNLI: There is 20 pre bookable spaces with 3 RNLI staff and 1 lifeguard to run each Swim Safe session. To book your place, visit: https://swimsafe.org.uk/locations/scarborough (Age Restriction 7-14 yr old)
• All Day - Surf lesson taster sessions: Running all day with Dexter’s Surf Shop. To book please call Dexter’s Surf Shop: 01723 377565 (Age Restriction 8 – 18 yr old)
• 2pm - Surf Expression Session/ Demo with Scarborough Surf Club: For this activity you must have a Surfing England Membership Number. Sign up for this activity on the day at Dexter’s Surf Shop stall on the promenade.
• 3pm – Beach Clean with Waves of Waste and Yorkshire Wildlife Trust: Everyone welcome – meet by the benches opposite The Sands Complex on North Bay. Please dress weather appropriate and bring gloves if you have them!

On the lower promenade on North Bay there will be the following stalls:

• 3 local food vendors selling hog roast, pizza and sweets
• Hedgehogger’s selling local cider
• A variety of educational and supporter stalls: University of Hull, Children’s University, Plastic Pledge, Discover Yorkshire Coast, RNLI and Living
• Seas offering a wide variety of information to raise awareness about the environment, water safety and caring for our sea!
• Trade stalls selling surfing equipment/ clothing: ‘Dexter’s surf shop’ and ‘Big Bobble Hats’
• Alpamare Water Park offering discounts and competitions

On the Piazza on the North Bay:
• A display of modern and classic VW vehicles will be displayed on the Piazza for visitors to view.

There will be a charity collection on the day for the Andrew McGeown Legacy Fund. This local charity is funding the free Swimsafe sessions which will be delivered by the RNLI on the day so it’s a great opportunity to give something back to the charity.

After Dark Event at Scarborough Open Air Theatre:
After 5:00pm – everyone is invited to come along to ‘The Tipi Venue’ at the Scarborough Open Air Theatre for the ‘After Dark’ part of the event. The Tipi Venue will be open to everyone from 5:00pm – 12:0am with a fully stocked bar, snacks and live band ‘The Sub Gents’ will be playing along with their support act. Free entry to the Tipi Venue.