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Here you can find out about the work of Create and the services we offer as well as information and resources relevant to the artistic and cultural life of the North Yorkshire Coast. On this website you'll also find a creative industries directory, an advice section, links to other useful organisations and our weekly e-newsletter.

Y&NYThe Borough of Scarborough has a thriving creative scene and huge potential to become a renowned centre of creativity in the North of England. It is our job to try and help this area and the creative individuals and organisations that inhabit it, maximise this potential.

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Coastival brochure launch:
Join us at the Stephen Joseph Theatre in Scarborough on Saturday 5 December between 10am and noon when we will launch the Coastival 2016 brochure over a Gospel Breakfast with DJ Mr Tooley.

Coastival Tickets on sale now:
Tickets for next year's Coastival are on sale now via the Spa box office  and Coastival website. Top-level music acts lined up to perform in Scarborough over the weekend of 12-14 Feburary 2016: Friday 12 February 8pm - Rock band Cast headline with a concert at the Spa Grand Hall supported by Two Skies.  Saturday 13 February 12.30pm - Popular saxophonist Snake Davis plays at the Spa supported by Jazz Aesthetic.  Saturday 13 February 8pm - Asian Dub Foundation headline at the Spa supported by Project 12.  Sunday 14 February 2.30pm - Hope and Social play the Spa Grand Hall in an unique concert with the good people of Scarborough and beyond.

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