whitby abbey

Whitby Abbey

Whitby Abbey

The History Of Whitby – Whitby Abbey Set on a headland high over the popular seaside town, Whitby Abbey is the perfect choice for a great value day trip in Yorkshire. It’s easy to see how Bram Stoker was inspired by its gothic splendour when writing Dracula. This is one of the most atmospheric visitor […]

Illuminated Abbey (Whitby)

Illuminated Abbey (Whitby)

Illuminated Abbey (Whitby)   A chance to see the Whitby Abbey Illuminated and aglow with coloured floodlights highlighting the magnificent ruin that inspired Bram Stoker. Coinciding with the Whitby Goth weekend, visitors are invited to walk within and around the ruins after dark and soak up the atmosphere. At various times throughout each evening, you […]

BRAM STOKER ARTS & FILM FESTIVAL CIC

BRAM STOKER ARTS & FILM FESTIVAL CIC

An established arts and film festival in a unique historic coastal setting Mission An International festival located in Whitby to enable local residents and tourists to experience great art and theatre in a unique and inspiring historic location. Locate and establish a base in Whitby for community drop in. For workshop training, TV studio and […]

Historical Photographs Of Whitby

Historical Photographs Of Whitby

Whitby has a very diverse and unique history. The images in the gallery below are in some way related to Whitby’s history. You may click on these thumbnails to see larger pictures. If you have any images you would like to display in this gallery then please send them to Glenn at realwhitby@gmail.com. Images sent will be displayed here and will also be offered for sale to site readers with all the proceeds going to the RNLI which is the designated charity of Real Whitby.

The Synod Of Whitby AD 664

The Synod Of Whitby AD 664

The History Of Whitby In 596 the missionary Pope Gregory sent a reluctant bishop, Augustine, to the court of Ethelbert of Kent to bring the ancient Roman colony of Britannia back to Rome. Augustine was startlingly successful, swiftly converting Ethelbert and founding a cathedral at Canterbury. Pagan Saxons retained their gods only for days of […]

whitby photography by glenn kilpatrick