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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1984
West Yorkshire Playhouse

Winston Smith lives in a world of absolute conformity his every action is scrutinized by Big Brother. However when Winston meets Julia he dares to rebel by falling in love.Based on George Orwells masterpiece and created by Guest Choreographer and former Royal…

Location: 14.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01132 208008
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The Comedy Club Harrogate
Rift & Co

The Comedy Club Harrogate at Rift & Co on Saturday 5th September. 3 Top Comedians as Seen on TV. Host Comedian ‐ Sam Avery:City Life North West Comedian Of The Year: Runner‐Up Leicester Mercury Comedian Of The Year: Finalist. Sam Avery wanted…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01423 858815
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Paul Smith the Intimations
Brudenell Social Club

Paul Smith the Intimations at Brudenell Social Club in Leeds on Saturday 05 September 2015. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Paul Smith the…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Sports

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Keep fit, make friends, dance with The Belles
St Joseph's School

The Buttercross Belles Otleys North West Morris womens dance team welcome new members dancers and musicians. September is the ideal time to start so that you can learn the dances ready to dance out next summer. We practice on Thursday evenings starting…

Location: 5.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01943 839083
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Reuse before you recycle your PC!
Pudsey Road

Computers 4 Africa provides a simple solution for the disposing of your redundant working PC. Your computer could be reused giving someone else a better way of life better education and better opportunities.Our charity encourages the local community to drop off their…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 03000 112233
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The Republic of Fentonia
The Fenton Hotel

FRIDAY 11TH SEPTEMBER....The Republic Of Fentonia presents: FRANCIS heavy blues‐rock Bradford.Loud tight and technically adept this Bradford trio plays ballsy blues‐based heavy rock thatll blow you away.2014 Matchfit Battle Of The Bands ‐ Winners.2014 BradFactor ‐ 2nd place.2015 Bingley Live Emerging Talent…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Definitely Might Be
O2 Academy Leeds

Definitely Might Be at O2 Academy Leeds in Leeds on Friday 11 September 2015. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Definitely Might Be live…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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England vs Australia 4th ODI
Headingley Cricket Ground

England vs Australia 4th ODI at Headingley Cricket Ground in Leeds on Friday 11 September 2015. 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. …

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Sports

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Access All Areas, Holiday Thursdays: Autism
Eureka! The National Children’s Museum

Join us for our award‐winning programme of events for disabled children and their families. In the morning there will be fun activities in a dedicated space and supported visits to the museum galleries for children aged 3 ‐ 11 with Autism all…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01422 330069
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Access All Areas, Super Saturdays: Visually Impair
Eureka! The National Children’s Museum

Join us for our award‐winning programme of events for disabled children and their families. In the morning there will be fun activities in a dedicated space and supported visits to the museum galleries for children with a visual impairment all led by…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01422 330069
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Proms at the Abbey and Picnic at the Abbey
Bolton Abbey

Get ready to bring out the bunting for an evening of music and family fun at the stunning Bolton Abbey estate brought to you by Sue Ryder Manorlands Hospice. Were broadcasting the final section of the Last Night of the Proms live…

Location: 4.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01535 640176
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WASP
O2 Academy Leeds

Dont mind the We are Sexual Prophets tag that has gone along their brand. Heavy metal band WASP can prove anything anytime to both willing and unwilling audiences; the latter being in scanty and unnoticeable…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Jeff The Brotherhood
Brudenell Social Club

Jeff The Brotherhood at Brudenell Social Club in Leeds on Sunday 13 September 2015. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐ a ticket price…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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The Polyphonic Spree
University Union - Stylus

The Polyphonic Spree at University Union ‐ Stylus in Leeds on Monday 14 September 2015. We love live events and we know you love them too. Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from reputable companies…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Virgin's 'High Speed Selfie' Booth
Briggate City Centre

Virgin Media is bringing a unique photo booth experience to central Leeds to celebrate its £3 billion fibre broadband rollout which began in the city in late July.The High Speed Selfie booth will provide visitors with the unique experience of being photographed…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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The Bluetones
O2 Academy Leeds

The Bluetones at O2 Academy Leeds in Leeds on Wednesday 16 September 2015. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐ a ticket price comparison…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Jupiter Symphony
Town Hall Skipton

WEBERN Five Pieces for string orchestra Op 5BERLIOZ Les nuits d'tMOZART Symphony No 41 in C JupiterHannah Mason mezzo sopranoSkipton CamerataBen Crick conductorBen Crick and the Camerata complete their survey of Mozart's final great trilogy of symphonies with the Symphony No 41…

Location: 8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01756 707606
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Madness
Headingley Cricket Ground

British popska band Madness saw their major success and popularity in the mid 1980s. Members include Graham Suggs McPherson Mike Barson Lee Thompson Chris Foreman Mark Bedford Daniel Woodgate and Carl Smyth. They were famed…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Superhero Weekend
Eureka! The National Children's Museum

Grab your cape pop your pants over your trousers and help us defeat the resident supervillain during this popular family weekend.…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01422 330069
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Bronte Mountain Bike Challenge
Oxenhope C.C

Bronte Mountain Bike Challenge 2015The Bronte Mountain Bike Challenge is a highly regarded event which has a route suitable for all standards of mountain bike and cyclo‐cross rider. This will be the 11th Bronte Mountain Bike Challenge in September 2014 we…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01535 640430
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State Champs
University Union - Stylus

State Champs at University Union ‐ Stylus in Leeds on Tuesday 22 September 2015. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest State Champs tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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The Wildhearts
O2 Academy Leeds

The Wildhearts at O2 Academy Leeds in Leeds on Tuesday 22 September 2015. 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 tickets…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Welcome To Night Vale
Town Hall Leeds

Welcome To Night Vale at Town Hall Leeds in Leeds on Wednesday 23 September 2015. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Welcome To Night…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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Brian Wilson
First Direct Arena

Brian Wilson at First Direct Arena in Leeds on Friday 25 September 2015. Compare ticket prices from the UKs most respected and trusted ticket providers including Viagogo Seatwave GetMeIn Ticketmaster and Stubhub in order to get the best seats at the best…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Spiritualized
Brudenell Social Club

Spiritualized at Brudenell Social Club in Leeds on Friday 25 September 2015. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐ a ticket price comparison service.…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Chantry Dance Company presents: DUOLOGY
Square Chapel

Chantry Dance Company have created two original ballets for our 2015 DUOLOGY tour.Vincent ‐ a stranger to himself is based on the life and loves of Vincent Van Gogh and pursues the man behind the self‐portrait yearning for affection balancing genius with…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01422 349422
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Rugby World Cup
Elland Road

Rugby World Cup ‐ don't miss Rugby World Cup play at Elland Road live on Saturday 26 September 2015 in Leeds Yorkshire. Don't forget that you can get the best ticket prices by comparing the list of available tickets.…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Sports

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The View
Brudenell Social Club

The View are a Scottish four piece who have achieved respect and acclaim both inside and outside of the indie genre. Unlike many other bands who receive recognition and praise from the underground The View…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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BIG Walkies Halifax
North Dean Woods

Come and join us for the BEST WALK EVER at North Dean Woods More trees more pals and loads of reasons to slobber. Give your dog a day of delight and raise money to help protect dogs and other animals from cruelty.…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 03001 230123
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James Bay
O2 Academy Leeds

James Bay at O2 Academy Leeds in Leeds on Monday 28 September 2015. Compare ticket prices from the UKs most respected and trusted ticket providers including Viagogo Seatwave GetMeIn Ticketmaster and Stubhub in order to get the best seats at the best…

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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