Avengers take on Thanos

Your guide to events you must not miss this week

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Avengers: In­fin­ity War is show­ing at Hol­ly­wood Plaza Cinema, fac­ing a new dan­ger from the cos­mic shad­ows: Thanos.

1Or­gan Scar­bor­ough Elec­tronic So­ci­ety con­cert Flower of May Hol­i­day Park, Leb­ber­ston Cliff, Sun­day May 20 This year, the so­ci­ety has changed the dates to Sun­day af­ter­noons to try to in­crease the num­bers at­tend­ing. Sun­day’s con­cert sees Vice Pres­i­dent Ni­cholas Martin play­ing. He is a pop­u­lar or­gan­ist and peo­ple from a wide area travel to hear him play. Doors open at 2pm, start time 2.30pm.

2Fi­ley Fi­ley Steam­punk 2018 Evron Cen­tre, Satur­day May 19 and Sun­day May 20 Fi­ley is host­ing their sec­ond Steam­punk Week­end: around town, Cres­cent Gar­dens, Nun’s Walk pic­nic area, Band­stand, Beach and Con­cert Hall.

Join the guided lo­cal his­tory walk (St Oswald’s Church Grave­yard); Birds of Prey; The An­cient Art of Tea Duelling (The Light­house Tea­room, Belle Vue Street); Teapot Rac­ing (Cres­cent Gar­dens Maze - White Lodge end); Raf­fle; Pho­tog­ra­pher in the Band­stand, Themed Mor­ris Dancers, Tour de Fi­ley (lo­cal busi­nesses com­pe­ti­tion).

Ride in a CVRT Spar­tan Tank on Fi­ley beach or en­joy even­ing cabaret en­ter­tain­ment at The Evron Cen­tre Con­cert Hall: Alice’s Night Cir­cus, Gurdy Bird, Elle Etoile’s Bur­lesque, and The Wat­tinger’s. Tick­ets are £12.50 and avail­able from Mrs Bishop’s Doggy Deli and via steam­punk­fi­ley.co.uk. Email steam­punk­fi­ley@ya­hoo. com or call 01723 512389 (manned by Doggy Deli).

3Stephen York­shire Silent Film Fes­ti­val

Joseph The­atre, Scar­bor­ough, Thurs­day May 17 & Fri­day May 18. Dis­cover some uniquely weird and won­der­ful cir­cus and va­ri­ety per­form­ers of the past in Pro­fes­sor Vanessa’s spe­cial show cel­e­brat­ing the 250th birth­day of cir­cus in 2018. With danc­ing pigs, box­ing kan­ga­roos and much more. Pro­fes­sor Vanessa’s Per­form­ing Won­ders screens at 1.45pm to­day. The fes­ti­val also fea­tures Ham­let (1921), show­ing tonight at7.15pm, Beg­gars of Life (1928), to­mor­row at 7.45pm and Speedy (1928), Satur­day at 7.45pm. Visit www.sjt.uk.com

4Hol­ly­wood Avengers: Plaza In­fin­ity Cinema, War Thurs­day May 17, 2pm and 7.30pm; Fri­day May 18, 7.30pm; Satur­day May 19 and Sun­day May

20, 2pm and 7.30pm; Mon­day May 21 and Tues­day May

22, 7.30pm; Wed­nes­day

May 23, 2pm and 7.30pm. As the Avengers and their al­lies have con­tin­ued to pro­tect the world from threats too large for any one hero to han­dle, a new dan­ger has emerged from the cos­mic shad­ows: Thanos. A despot of in­ter­ga­lac­tic in­famy, his goal is to col­lect all six In­fin­ity Stones, ar­ti­facts of unimag­in­able power, and use them to in­flict his twisted will on all of re­al­ity. Ev­ery­thing the Avengers have fought for has led up to this mo­ment – the fate of Earth and ex­is­tence it­self has never been more uncer­tain. Ad­mis­sion charge.

5Con­ven­tion Whitby Gospel Mu­sic Whitby Pavil­ion, Satur­day May 19. This week­end sees Whitby host­ing the 19th an­nual Gospel Mu­sic Con­ven­tion, with fans from all over Bri­tain flock­ing to the town. Mak­ing a wel­come re­turn is Paul Jones to­gether with his wife, Fiona Hend­ley. Paul saw huge suc­cess dur­ing the 60s with Man­fred Mann and still fronts The Man­freds with all the old hits. His wife Fiona Hend­ley has seen suc­cess both in the West End and also with the award win­ning TV show Wid­ows.

Their Satur­day mati­nee is not to be missed.

Lo­cal singer and event or­gan­iser Paul Wheater is best known for his two his­toric full houses at The Lon­don Pal­la­dium in 1992 and 1994 and con­tin­ues to per­form all over Bri­tain in the­atres and churches. Tony Goodacre is the UK’s most trav­elled and well known coun­try singer. He has sung at The Grand Ole Opry and joined Paul Wheater for a his­toric ap­pear­ance at The Lon­don Pal­la­dium.

There are sev­eral other artistes from different ar­eas of the coun­try. For tick­ets, call 01947 810561 or visit www.paulwheater.co.uk/ home/wgmc

6 Park Run Sewerby Hall and Gar­dens, Satur­day from 8.30am.

Run by vol­un­teers, this com­mu­nity event of­fers a great at­mos­phere and the per­fect start to the week­end. So whether you want to run, jog or walk, come and chal­lenge your­self to a 5km. Reg­is­ter in ad­vance by 6pm on the Fri­day be­fore your first park run.

It’s free. www.parkrun.org.uk

7 Whitby’s Won­der­ful Wildlife

Whitby Abbey, Thurs­day May 24 Whitby Abbey is home to some im­por­tant species of wildlife; in­clud­ing great crested newts and Pip­istrelle bats.

See how care­ful man­age­ment is ben­e­fit­ing th­ese an­i­mals and see ar­eas of in­ter­est in the grounds. The tour will then visit the nearby Physic Garden at the youth hos­tel, which has re­cently been re­stored and has an in­ter­est­ing col­lec­tion of medic­i­nal plants. Light re­fresh­ments will be served after the event. Visit www.english-her­itage.org. uk/visit/whats-on/3560615/

8 Puf­fin and gan­net cruises RSPB Bemp­ton, ev­ery week­end.

An RSPB Puf­fin and Gan­net Cruise aboard the fa­mous York­shire Belle plea­sure cruiser is ex­cit­ing, sail­ing as it does to the bubbling hub of an amaz­ing wildlife spec­ta­cle in­volv­ing around half a mil­lion seabirds. Stand­ing on the deck, swirling spi­rals of gan­nets drift above while puffins flick across the waves like skim­ming stones. Ra­zor­bills, guille­mots, ful­mars and kit­ti­wakes are never far from the ac­tion. And even por­poises have been known to pop up un­ex­pect­edly.

It’s the stuff that na­turelovers’ dreams are made of. Book­ing at Eventbrite.co.uk, search Puf­fin Cruise.

9 Exhibition: Whitby in the Time of Cook, the Mak­ing of a Great Sea­man

Cap­tain Cook Mu­seum, Grape Lane, Whitby This year marks the 250th an­niver­sary of the start of Cap­tain Cook’s first voy­age to the Pa­cific in 1768.

As he weighed an­chor at Ply­mouth, what did he take from Whitby?

The exhibition high­lights the spe­cial char­ac­ter and grow­ing pros­per­ity of the town and ex­am­ines the unique fea­tures which made Whitby one of the ma­jor ship-build­ing cen­tres in Bri­tain. Visit www.cook­mu­se­umwhitby. co.uk

10 Scar­bor­ough Food and Gift Fair

Scar­bor­ough Mar­ket, Satur­day May 19 Scar­bor­ough Food and Gift Fair will be set­ting up stall in West­bor­ough, of­fer­ing a wide choice of food and gift ideas. Stall­hold­ers will be sell­ing their wares from 9.30am to 4pm. Free.

Puf­fin and gan­net cruises are a must for sea and na­ture lovers.

Catch Whitby in the Time of Cook at the Cook Mu­seum.

Take part in Satur­day’s Sewerby Park Run (above and right).

Scar­bor­ough Food Fair is back on again at West­bor­ough.

Tony Goodacre is star­ring at Whitby Gospel Mu­sic Con­ven­tion.

Whitby Abbey is host­ing a won­der­ful wildlife event.

Ac­tion all the way with Avengers In­fin­ity War.

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