Musicport always features big names & up and coming talent - Fringe award-winners The New Rope String Band recently appeared at the festival (Image credit: http://www.newropestringband.co.uk/)

Musicport always features big names & up and coming talent - Fringe award-winners The New Rope String Band recently appeared at the festival

Musicport Festival takes place annually in October at Whitby's Spa Pavilion. Early booking is always recommended for this internationally acclaimed festival featuring award-winning world class artists.

Background - What Is Musicport

The Musicport World Music Festival held annually every Autumn in Whitby was first established as far back as 2000 and has since built up a reputation as one of the UK's top diverse music and cultural events, attracting the best of new edgy talent and some big names over the years. The festival had a brief visit to Bridlington in 2008, but returned to its favourite home Whitby in 2012. As well as the annual festival, Musicport also have a concert programme - The Compass Club and the Musicport Shop in Whitby always well stocked with a diverse range of world music.

Where to stay

Book your Whitby festival stay early for what promises to be an unmissable world music and cultural experience. We have a huge choice of quality Bed & Breakfast accommodation, short break fisherman's cottages and coastal apartments to choose from, all within easy reach of the Pavillion, harbour and town centre eateries/ shops.

B&Bs in Whitby Town Centre

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    Family run Victorian guest house on Whitby's West Cliff close to the pavilion, beach and harbour. Full Yorkshire breakfast, delicious vegetarian options. Free WiFi & bike storage.
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  • Whitby   (0.3 miles from the centre of Whitby Town Centre)
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    Grade II Listed Georgian town house B&B on Whitby's West Cliff, a 5 minute stroll from the town centre & harbour. Unique period features & two charming guest rooms. Garage parking.
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    Edwardian era Whitby guest house, superbly situated on the West Cliff, close to the beach and town centre, with delicious breakfasts and comfortable en-suite rooms. WiFi.
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Apartments in Whitby Town Centre

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    £245
    Short breaks from 2 nights, start any night!
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    Luxury Grade II Listed self catering apartment on one of the most historic and picturesque streets in the heart of Whitby, with great harbour views. Free WiFi. Sleeps 4.
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  • Whitby   (0.5 miles from the centre of Whitby Town Centre)
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    £300
    Per week (seasonal)
     
    Superb family friendly two bedroom waterfront self catering apartment in Whitby. Overlooking the River Esk. Peaceful location, yet just minutes from the Old Town. FREE Wi-Fi
     
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  • Whitby   (0.3 miles from the centre of Whitby Town Centre)
    Sleeps 5
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    £500
    per week (seasonal) Sleep 5
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    Stylish 4 Star Whitby Apartments with free WiFi, open plan living space and parking permits available. Family friendly, just 150 yards from the sea & 5 minutes' walk from the town
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Cottages in Whitby Town Centre

  • Whitby   (0.3 miles from the centre of Whitby Town Centre)
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    £700
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    Newly renovated self catering cottage in Whitby. Town centre location. Beautiful Abbey & sea views. Ideal for families/ groups. Garden, patio & parking. Short breaks off peak.
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  • Whitby   (0.3 miles from the centre of Whitby Town Centre)
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    £238
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    Enjoy a pet friendly holiday to Whitby with Sykes Cottages & choose from a superb range of cottages & apartments in and around the town centre. Short breaks. Sleeps up to 17.
     
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  • Whitby   (0.2 miles from the centre of Whitby Town Centre)
    Sleeps 4
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    £75
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    Whitby cottage gem with sea and lighthouse views. Central location near attractions and parking with a shared courtyard, 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. Pets welcome. Family friendly.
     
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