All posts by Sarah Harper

Tour de Yorkshire 2019 routes announced, 2-5 May 2019

The full routes for the 2019 Tour de Yorkshire and Asda Tour de Yorkshire Women’s Race have been unveiled at Leeds Civic Hall.

Welcome to Yorkshire Chief Executive Sir Gary Verity led a packed press conference on Friday morning with the Amaury Sport Organisation’s Tour de France Director Christian Prudhomme.

British champion Connor Swift, Commonwealth Games gold medallist Charlie Tanfield and Team Sky rider Chris Lawless were among the many professional riders in attendance along with a host of cycling legends such as Brian Robinson, Mandy Bishop and Denise Burton-Cole. Continue reading

New festival announced for Whitby Fish & Ships, 18-19 May 2019

Everyone who likes to be beside the sea will be full of glee when Whitby’s new seaside spectacular, the Fish & Ships Festival launches on 18 -19 May.

A free festival, it celebrates everything that’s special about the Yorkshire Coast’s magnificent maritime culture, with live entertainment throughout the town, and celebrity chefs Jean-Christophe Novelli and Brian Turner heading up the festival kitchen to make the most of Whitby’s sensational seafood bounty. Continue reading