Category: Famous People

Famous People from Scarborough and the surrounding area

Mandrakes Scarborough

Lookout on top of Scarborough Headland

Mandrakes Scarborough Robert Palmer went to art school at Scarborough Technical College and his first band was The Mandrakes which were formed in 1965. This band had nothing to do with The Mandrake Paddle Steamer contrary to previous press reports. The Mandrakes supported many renowned acts during this period at local venues and appeared from […]

The Man and his Methods – Frank Henry Mason

Art Museum Scarborough

The Man and his Methods – Frank Henry Mason First Floor Exhibition at Scarborough Art gallery until 3rd January 2016. Best known for his vivid coastal, harbour and maritime paintings, Frank Henry Mason (1875 – 1965) is also celebrated for his distinctive Art Deco railway and travel posters. Mason has a strong connection with Scarborough, […]