The Old Town Winter Festival is well underway – Thursday night shopping nights continue through Thursday, December 23 – and Sunday sees the second major street festival centered on Georgia’s Main Street.
There will be all kinds of street entertainment including the Bridlington Pipe Band; Bridlington Excelsior Band; Coastal voices; A street organ; accordionist; Punch and Judy; Walking Jazz Band, Driffield Town Crier, Victorian-style children’s rides, Ben Couper on violin, the Yorkshire Coast BID PA trailer and the dancers of Makara Morris.
The day ends with a Steam Punk Parade – with Hull Steam Punk Rebels, starting at 2:50 p.m. from Ye Old Star Inn, strolling along the High Street to the old Bayle Museum where they will join the Excelsior Brass Band to sing community songs. 15 hours.
Visitors can also choose to join the nine lesson and song service at the priory church, also from 3 p.m.
In another premiere, A Merchants’ Market, made up of traders only from Bridlington and surrounding areas, will sell their wares in period costume at stalls along the High Street.
ROBOT was formed in midsummer for the specific purpose of bringing sustained new life to the region and complementing the Old Town and Destination Old Town association.
ROBOT’s first priority was to put together a winter festival program to bring back street entertainment and stalls – unheard of in the Old Town long before the lockdown.
A ROBOT spokesperson said: âThroughout December restaurants and pubs joined in the festivities, bringing visitors back to the Old Town with their own special events – musical entertainment and themed nights. throughout the month.
âROBOT is very grateful to all of our festival sponsors, especially our main sponsor The Yorkshire Coast BID, as well as Bridlington City Council and the ERYC ‘Do It For East Yorkshire’ grant fund.
“Over Â£ 3,000 was also raised through donations from members of the Old Town.”