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Cook250Whitby Festival

Full details of HMS Pickle’s visit to the Cook250 Whitby Festival

June 13, 2018

HMS Pickle prepares to appear centre-stage at Whitby’s Cook250 Festival as the full programme for the weekend is released. Scarborough Borough Council and the Cook250Whitby Festival Committee have today released the exciting full programme for the upcoming events in Whitby which will run from 6th July to 8th July. The festival commemorates and celebrates the…

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Captain James Cook

Big events to sail into Whitby for 250th Captain Cook anniversary

February 14, 2018

The 250th anniversary of the momentous first voyage of one of the world’s greatest explorers will be celebrated in Whitby in early July, kick starting a series of nationwide anniversary events. James Cook learnt his trade as a seaman in Whitby and his famous vessel HM Bark Endeavour was built in town. Now Whitby is…

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