Robin Hood’s Bay

Eliza Carthy

Eliza Carthy

Born in 1975 in Scarborough, Eliza could hardly escape the music of her parents, folk legends Martin Carthy and Norma Waterson. She was quic… Read More

Martin Carthy

Martin Carthy

Martin Carthy is regarded as one of the finest singers and interpreters of British traditional music and an innovative and highly influentia… Read More

Norma Waterson

Norma Waterson

Norma Waterson first came to prominence with her siblings Michael (Mike) and Elaine (Lal) Waterson, with their second cousin John Harrison. … Read More

Steve Phillips

Steve Phillips

Born in London but brought up and educated in Leeds from the early fifties, Steve Phillips has a long and illustrious career. Early influenc… Read More

Steve Phillips and the Rough Diamonds

Steve Phillips and the Rough Diamonds

CHRIS PARKINSON (Accordion and organ) Originally from Haslingden in Lancashire, now living in Whitby and possibly the second greatest accor… Read More

Robin Hoods Bay Folk Club

Robin Hoods Bay Folk Club

The Robin Hood's Bay Folk Club meets every Friday from 8.30 in the Dolphin Hotel, King Street, with a mixture of local singers / musicians n… Read More

Talli's Secret

Talli's Secret

by Julie Noble Julie Noble studied psychology and literature at Lancaster University. Intrigued by the Brontes she has made extensive studi… Read More

Discovering Heather

Discovering Heather

by Philip Battersby A History of Heather Motor Services Ltd, Robin Hood’s Bay. This present work is undeniably a history of a bus co… Read More

A History of Robin Hoods Bay

A History of Robin Hoods Bay

by Barrie Farnhill This book provides a fascinating account of this much-loved Yorkshire village. From the earliest times to the present da… Read More

A Rum Do! and For a Keg of Good Brandy

A Rum Do! and For a Keg of Good Brandy

by Pat Labistour A Rum Do! Smuggling in and around Robin Hood's Bay: a factual study of Robin Hood's Bay's involvement in the 18th century… Read More

Robin Hood's Bay As It Was

Robin Hood's Bay As It Was

by Robin Lidster Robin Hood’s Bay, with it’s narrow streets and quaint houses, is one of the most picturesque and far-famed vil… Read More

The Walmsley Society

The Walmsley Society

The Walmsley Society was formed in 1985 by a handful of people who derive great pleasure from the writings of Leo Walmsley and the paintings… Read More

Isobel Blincow

Isobel Blincow

Isabel Blincow lives in Sheffield with her husband Graham, but they have a house in Robin Hoods Bay, and are very regular visitors. Isabel w… Read More

Valerie Collinson

Valerie Collinson

Val's first love was pottery which was a primary course at college in Darlington. She then followed up with an extended course in child rear… Read More

Marie Gilhooley

Marie Gilhooley

Hand carved original designs in sandstone. Born in Hull, Sculptor Maria Gilhooley works from her studio in Robin Hood’s Bay, from wher… Read More

Pam Hoyle

Pam Hoyle

Pam studied Art and Design at Lancaster College of Art and Landscape Architecture at Gloucestershire College of Art and Design. Worked with … Read More

Gulden Holdsworth

Gulden Holdsworth

I have lived in Bay for over 30 years and have been painting and drawing it since I was in my teens. I enjoy working out of doors and use a … Read More

Steven Husband

Steven Husband

Born and raised in Teeside attending Cleveland School Art and Design after school, then The Byam Shaw School of Art in London where he compl… Read More

Val Mennell

Val Mennell

Val is a painter in all media from murals to miniature work she has been a professional artist for 50 years. With an N.D.D. in painting and … Read More

N S Phillips

N S Phillips

I came from a somewhat bohemian household, as both my parents were artists. My father Harry Phillips (1911-1976) was a fine sculptor who fou… Read More

Bill Wedgewood

Bill Wedgewood

I was born seventy one years ago in the old part of Robin Hood's Bay about a hundred yards from the sea. All my life I have been connected w… Read More

Sandy Tipper Wolverson

Sandy Tipper Wolverson

Sandy studied Art and Design at Hull College of Art as a mature student. She specialised in Fine Art, graduating in 1982. She has shown wide… Read More