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Arriva in the North East

What's 'appenin' 2019

Wherever you're visiting in the North East - or perhaps you're lucky enough to live here - there are always exciting things happening and great places to visit.  We've pulled together some ideas of events across the North East that you can get to on an Arriva bus.

Redcar Alternative MarketRedcar Alternative Market


1st Saturday of each month, 9am – 4pm

A crafty market featuring arts, crafts, collectables, vintage items, antiques, jewellery and anything else that's a bit different.

Captain Cook Museum


All year

The Museum is in the 17th century house in Grape Lane on Whitby's harbourside where the young James Cook lodged as apprentice. It was here that Cook trained as a seaman and acquired those maritime skills which led to his epic voyages of discovery.

X93 Sightseeing TourX93 Sightseeing Tour

Whitby and Scarborough

This spectacular tour runs every day between Whitby and Scarborough with commentary provided on the dramatic cliffs, castle headland, award winning beaches and historic harbour. Selected services only.

Primrose BellPrimrose Bell


Saturdays 1 June, 6 July, 3 August & 7 September, 10am – 4pm

Redcar's independent market brought to you by local indie businesses & crafters; featuring makers, artisans, live music, food, drink and family fun.

Chaloner Street MarketChaloner Street Market


Thursday 20 June & Sunday 25 August 10am – 3pm

A street market with a delightful mix of vendors held along Chaloner Street in Guisborough. Offering everything to tempt the taste buds, pamper gifts and pieces of art.

Whitby Traction Engine RallyWhitby Traction Engine Rally

Whitby Abbey

Friday 2nd to Sunday 4th August

The venue, for Whitby Traction Engine Rally, is located next to Whitby Abbey, approximately 5 minutes walk from the centre of the popular tourist town of Whitby. A full programme of top steam fair attractions including: Tractor Pulling, Steam Engines, Classic Cars, Vintage Tractors, Classic Motorcycles, Fairground Organs, Miniature Steam Engines, Stationary Engines and Vintage Commercials can be seen. 

Festival of Thrift 2019Festival of Thrift 2019


Saturday 14th to Sunday 15th September 10am – 5pm

The award-winning National Festival of Thrift is back for 2019! A joyful weekend packed with sustainable arts, crafts, music, fashion, demos, workshops and upcycling inspiration.

Admission is free, parking £5 per car