Musicport Festival

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

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.

Michelle is an experienced travel writer with iknow and has travelled extensively across the UK, Spain, Portugal and the USA. When she’s not busy writing for iknow she enjoys spending time touring museums and art galleries and seeking out the best independent shops in Manchester and Leeds.