What's on inIlkley


Welcome to Ilkley

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Ilkley - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Ilkley to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Ilkley

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BIG Walkies Halifax
Shibden Park

Dogs and dog lovers of Halifax ‐ BIG Walkies is back and youre invited. Join us at Shibden Park on Sunday 25 September 2016 for more fun more trees and even more dogs. You can choose to walk a long or short…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL:
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The Wedding Affair at The Devonshire Arms Sept 201
The Devonshire Arms

The Wedding Affair at The Devonshire ArmsJoin us on Sunday 25th September 2016 12.00 to 4.00pm for a fabulous Wedding Fair at this stunning Country Manor Hotel in West Yorkshire. Look around a beautifully styled and designed Teepee supplied by Bar Events…

Location: 4.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01904 236345
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The Enemy
O2 Academy Leeds

British indie rockers The Enemy have announced that their long awaited comeback tour will take place in the UK this May. The band who shot to prominence in 2007 with their critically acclaimed debut album…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Amazing Grace
Carriageworks Theatre

What if were not the leads in our own stories but rather just the supporting roles in the lives of othersSo says Lockwood who is most definitely the lead in this story.This is a story about love love of oneself romantic…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01133 760318
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Rafiki Jazz presents Trance it
Arts@Trinity

World musics Global Utopians Rafiki Jazz are in Trance‐It through 2016 celebrating ritual & trance passion and dance. Marking a decade of recording and touring adventures this unique cross‐continental collective have gathered together a beautifully compelling new live soundtrack that draws…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01132 445523
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A R Rahman
First Direct Arena

A R Rahman at First Direct Arena in Leeds on Thursday 29 September 2016. Its bloomin hard work tracking down the best seats at the best prices so why dont you let us do it. Our clever system imports all the…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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UB40
O2 Academy Leeds

UB40 is an English reggae band from Birmingham. They are a hugely successful group with record sales topping 70 million albums world wide. Famed for hit singles such as 'Can't help falling in Love with…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

01
OCT
Saturday Introduction to Wine Tasting with Lunch i
Hotel du Vin Harrogate

Join us on an introduction to wine day from 11.00am to 4.00pm including Champagne and delicious 2‐course lunch in the beautiful spa town of Harrogate. Our venue will be the stylish Hotel Du Vin on Prospect Place overlooking The Stray and right…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07888 688767
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01
OCT
Hot Dub Time Machine
O2 Academy Leeds

Hot Dub Time Machine at O2 Academy Leeds in Leeds on Saturday 01 October 2016. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Hot Dub Time Machine tickets so weve done the legwork for you. …

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

06
OCT
White Denim
University Union - Stylus

White Denim at University Union ‐ Stylus in Leeds on Thursday 06 October 2016. Whats the best thing about going to watch White Denim live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

08
OCT
Monochorome
1 East Parade

Open10am 3pm DailyCost Free Public AdmissionThe Monochrome format simplifies and strengthens our photographs. We draw attention to what caught our eye. We highlight patterns of light and shadow or use light falling across…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 08000 287338
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09
OCT
Frankie Ballard
Brudenell Social Club

Frankie Ballard at Brudenell Social Club in Leeds on Sunday 09 October 2016. Whats the best thing about going to watch Frankie Ballard live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

09
OCT
Goo Goo Dolls
O2 Academy Leeds

The Goo Goo Dolls are an American rock band from Buffalo New York. Guitarist John Rzeznick Vocalist and bass player Robby Takac and drummer Mike Malinin have seen huge success and been together since 1986…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

13
OCT
James Vincent McMorrow
Town Hall Leeds

James Vincent McMorrow at Town Hall Leeds in Leeds on Thursday 13 October 2016. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for event fans. Let us…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

13
OCT
Jean Michel Jarre
First Direct Arena

French composer Jean Michel Jarre is famed for his exciting live musical performances incorporating light sound laser and fireworks. He combines ambient and new age sounds with electric syth‐pop. Visualaudio spectacles such as his laser…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

14
OCT
Lady Boys of Bangkok: Forever Yours - LEEDS 2016
The Sabai Pavilion

Energetic exotic eclectic and completely unpredictable those sensationally glamorous LADY BOYS OF BANGKOK are ready to whoop it up in LEEDS with a dazzling new production of the countrys most popular touring cabaret show ‐ Forever Yours...x.Under the unique canvas of…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08717 050705
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14
OCT
Sangam
Seven Arts Centre

Sangam marks a meeting a confluence and a blending of musical traditions. Three internationally renowned musicians play together for the first time. Ustad Dharambir Singh brings the richness of the sitar Pandit Bharat Bhushan Goswami adds the soulful sarangi and Pandit Ramdas…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01132 445523
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14
OCT
Bear Grylls Endeavour
First Direct Arena

Bear Grylls Endeavour at First Direct Arena in Leeds on Friday 14 October 2016. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for event fans. Let us…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

15
OCT
OTLEY Mum2Mum Market
Otley Rugby Club

Want to make cash in time for XmasNeed to declutter Otley Rugby Club ‐ Saturday 15th October 2016 10.30‐12.30Last sale attracted 170 buyers and top seller made over £300 not bad for 2hrs work Award winning Mum2Mum Market run baby and childrens…

Location: 6.1 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 07762 358374
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15
OCT
The Great Northern (not just) Lace Fair
Pudsey Civic Hall

Celebrate the 25th annual Lace Fair with all your favourite suppliers Everything to make laceplus fabrics wool beads and supplies for lots more hobbies Refreshments available all day. Free parking.An exhibition of lace and embroidery by theWhite Rose Lacemakers.…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01606 594200
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15
OCT
Bad Company
First Direct Arena

Bad Company at First Direct Arena in Leeds on Saturday 15 October 2016. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for event fans. Let us do…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

15
OCT
Jamie T
O2 Academy Leeds

Jamie T at O2 Academy Leeds in Leeds on Saturday 15 October 2016. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for event fans. Let us do…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

19
OCT
Halfway To Paradise - The Billy Fury Story
Alhambra Theatre Bradford

Billy Fury was Britains own Elvis ‐ & The girls would go wild for him. 33 years after his untimely death ‐ his own musicians remember him.Last Night Was Made For Love When Will You Say I Love You A Thousand Stars…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01274 432000
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20
OCT
Band of Skulls
University Union - Stylus

Alternative rock group Band of Skulls consists of Emma Richardson vocals Russell Marsden guitar and Matt Hayward drums. Having met at college the band have grown from strength to strength having started their music…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

20
OCT
Billy Talent
O2 Academy Leeds

Billy Talent is a melodic punk rock band formed in 1993 in Canada. The members met each other in high school and they remained underground in the indie music scene of Toronto for almost a…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

22
OCT
Romesh Ranganathan
Halifax Victoria Theatre

Romesh Ranganathan at Halifax Victoria Theatre in Halifax on Saturday 22 October 2016. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Romesh Ranganathan live in the…

Location: 13.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

23
OCT
The Four Tops and The Temptations
First Direct Arena

The Four Tops and The Temptations at First Direct Arena in Leeds on Sunday 23 October 2016. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch The…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

24
OCT
The Lumineers
O2 Academy Leeds

The Lumineers is a folk‐rock band formed back in the year 2011. The band started out by playing open mic events in Denver after which it released its first single Ho Hey. The song would…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

25
OCT
Billie Marten
Brudenell Social Club

Billie Marten at Brudenell Social Club in Leeds on Tuesday 25 October 2016. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Billie Marten live in the…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

26
OCT
Jake Bugg
O2 Academy Leeds

Britain has a new promising young artist approaching the heights of success. Jake Bugg is the artist who became famous with his last year performance during the famous Glastonbury festival. At only 17 years old…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

Tourist Attractions


Bolton Abbey Steam Railway

The Embsay & Bolton Abbey Steam Railway is a volunteer‐run, preserved Heritage Railway which does not receive any grants or subsidies towards running. It runs over part of the former Skipton‐Ilkley line which was closed in 1965 and has steadily been rebuilt by the volunteers. Skipton is the…

Keighley and Worth Valley Railway

Journey back in time on one of Britain's finest heritage railways. Travelling through the countryside in period coaches hauled by a restored steam engine is a treat in itself, but then there's so much else to enjoy. There is the Museum of Rail Travel as well…

National Media Museum

The National Media Museum is part of the NMSI Museums Group National Museum of Science and Industry which also includes the Science Museum based in London and at Wroughton in Wiltshire, the National Railway Museum based in York and at Shildon in County Durham.We exist to 'Engage, inspire…

Parcevall Hall

Situated in the scenic Yorkshire Dales National Park, the sixteen acres of formal and woodland gardens of Parcevall Hall Gardens rise up the hillside and command impressive views of Simons Seat and Wharfedale. The Hall itself is let to the Bradford Diocese as a retreat house. It…

Skipton Castle

Skipton Castle is one of the most complete and well preserved medieval castles in England. Fully roofed and with an enchanting early Tudor courtyard the stout towers of the gatehouse only hint at the splendour which is revealed as the visitor enters the castle grounds. Over 900…

147 Snooker Bar

SnookerPool Hall at 147 Snooker Bar in Bradford, West Yorkshire. Contact venue on 01274 656023 for opening times, entrance costs and snooker table informationavailability.…

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