Massive thanks to everyone who's attended, supported and helped out over the years. Particularly the amazing volunteers and collaborators! (you know who you are) over 300 events and 43 different venues, it's been a marathon! 

We couldn't have done this festival without you or been able to keep going without your encouragement. Thank you!

Whitley Bay Film Festival 2010 - 2018 
Whitley Bay Film Festival 2019 10th Anniversary!

This years festival will run from 16th August to 1st September 2019

If you'd like to be kept informed of our programme and event details, please check back here or join our mailing list. Thank you!

Whitley Bay Film Festival 2019 10th anniversary is supported by:

Arts Council England National Lottery Project Grants 

North Tyneside Council,

Catherine Cookson Charitable Trust

Official media partners - BBC Newcastle


Thank you!

Festival Patron: Ian La Frenais. Festival team: Ema Lea (Festival Director), Simon Fitzpatrick (Assistant Director),, Cathy Sharp (Designer), Mick Sharp (Designer), James Manningham (Technical Manager), Gary Martin (Deputy Technical Manager), Malcolm Sinyard (Technical Assistant), Chris Phipps (Festival Moderator), Tracey Tofield, 

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