Enjoying the “desolate” North East with Professor Merryweather…

Where else to spend a warm and sunny weekend than the “desolate” North-East?

From the hordes of tourists in delightful Whitby…

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to the more peaceful Runswick Bay…

Runswick weekend 008and the even quieter delights of the coastal stretch of the Cleveland Way…

Runswick weekend 009 Runswick weekend 011 There’s something here for everyone….this weekend was the Lifeboat weekend, raising funds for the priceless work the crews do, which meant a host of extra attractions, including some fine vintage cars parked along the pier.

To round it off, we visited  the curious La Rosa Hotel… where on Sundays throughout the summer there’s a fantastic opportunity to visit the secret world of Professor Ambrose Merryweather. The show’s puppeteer, Vivien Mousdell, shows us into the dark cellars of Victoriana and inveigles us into history, timelessness, our own transience and laughter…

Runswick weekend 026a Runswick weekend 029Her aim is to “to delight & amaze folk of all ages(from 7 to 107!) Summer SUNDAYS  11am & 2pm until 8th Sept at La Rosa, 5 East Terrace, Whitby YO21 3HB. All seats £4.  Bookings:  01947 606981

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