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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    £33
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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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Apartments in Whitby Town Centre

  • Whitby   (0.4 miles from the centre of Whitby Town Centre)
    Sleeps 6
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    £475
    Per week (Seasonal) sleeps 6 + cot
     
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  • Whitby   (0.2 miles from the centre of Whitby Town Centre)
    Sleeps 3
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    £325
    7 nights (seasonal)
     
    Self- catering apartment in central Whitby, within easy reach of shops and restaurants. Free WiFi, private parking and Freesat TV. Ideal for families or couples. Laundry facilities
     
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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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Cottages in Whitby Town Centre

  • Whitby   (0.5 miles from the centre of Whitby Town Centre)
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    £395
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    Award Winning self-catering cottages in Whitby. Spectacular harbour and sea-views. Ideal for group bookings and romantic breaks. Pet friendly accommodation.
     
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  • Whitby   (0.0 miles from the centre of Whitby Town Centre)
    Sleeps 5
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    £80
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    Award-winning pet friendly cottage in the heart of Whitby only minutes from shops, restaurants and the beach. Fully enclosed garden & patio. Original features. Free un-limited WiFi
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    Sleeps 4
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    £65
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    Contemporary ground floor accommodation in Whitby town centre on the high street. Private patio. Unlimited free WiFi and 1 dog welcome. Family friendly. Short breaks available.
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