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

27
MAR
Manford's Comedy Club
Pryzm, Leeds

Every Friday & Saturday evening from 7:30 ‐ 10:00pm Manfords Comedy Club will present a selection of the countries wittiest stand up comics all performing their side‐splitting acts within our laughter lounge overlooking the cityscape of Leeds.So round up your friends grab…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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27
MAR
Dara OBriain
Leeds Grand Theatre

Dara OBriain at Leeds Grand Theatre in Leeds on Friday 27 March 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: 14.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

27
MAR
Skepta
O2 Academy Leeds

Skepta at O2 Academy Leeds in Leeds on Friday 27 March 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 including Ticketmaster GetMeIn…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

28
MAR
Finders Keepers
Arc

This will be the launch of Finders Keepers an event where people can both buy and sell good quality high street clothing. HOW IT WORKS:BUYERS: The event will be open to buyers 12pm‐3pm. Clothes will be arranged on rails in size order…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07842 765825
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28
MAR
Once upon a time...
Eureka! The National Children's Museum

This Easter half term step into the world of Once Upon a Time and meet characters and storytellers as we discover the wonderful world of books and stories.…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01422 330069
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28
MAR
Rival Sons
O2 Academy Leeds

Hailing from the gorgeous Long Beach in sunny California Rival Sons were formed from the ashes of Scott Holidays band Black Summer Crush in 2009. Their style is often compared to blues‐rock bands from…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

02
APR
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 with Autism all led by our knowledgeable…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01422 330069
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02
APR
Access All Areas, Super Saturdays: Down Syndrome
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 down syndrome all led by our…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01422 330069
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03
APR
Harrogate International Youth Festival
Variable venues: http://www.hiyf.co.uk/

The highly anticipated Harrogate International Youth Festival ‐ Music and Performing Arts returns to some of the finest venues in Yorkshire this Easter including: Harewood House Newby Hall Fountains Abbey and Pateley Bridge. Taking place from 3 April to 9 April…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08448 581545
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03
APR
A Place to Bury Strangers
Belgrave Music Hall

A Place to Bury Strangers at Belgrave Music Hall in Leeds on Friday 03 April 2015. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest A Place to Bury Strangers tickets so weve done the legwork for…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

05
APR
Hattie Briggs
The Mart Theatre

Introducing Hattie Briggs a 21 year‐old singer‐songwriter who was nominated for the 2014 BBC Radio 2 Young Folk Award performing as part of the show at The Royal Albert Hall live on BBC Radio 2. She has since had 3 consecutive…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01756 709666
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09
APR
Access All Areas, Holiday Thursdays
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 disabled children all led by our knowledgeable enthusiastic…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01422 330069
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09
APR
Nicki Minaj
First Direct Arena

Nicki Minaj is arguably one of the most popular female rappers of her generation. Though she is best known as a rapper but she also dances and is often seen on television. Minaj entered the…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

09
APR
Tim Vine
Harrogate Theatre

Tim Vine is an English actor writer and comedian. Famed for his quick‐fire wit and stand‐up routine his puns and his one‐liners Vine also held the 2004 world record for the most jokes told in…

Location: 13 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

10
APR
Lee Nelson
Varieties Music Hall

Hello u blurb readin legend Its Lee Nelson here from off ur tele im coming to a crap town near u with my brand new WELL NEW TOURits gonna b bigga betta …

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

11
APR
Between Here And There
1 East Parade,

Open10am 3pm DailyCost Free Public AdmissionOne of photographys most intrinsic and oldest objectives has been to secure a moment in time and offer it as evidence in some sort of true concrete experience.…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 08000 287338
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11
APR
Josh Warrington vs Dennis Tubieron
First Direct Arena

Josh Warrington vs Dennis Tubieron at First Direct Arena in Leeds on Saturday 11 April 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: 14.2 miles away
Category: Sports

12
APR
Skipton Triathlon
Aireville Park, Skipton

Freebird Events are proud to announce the 2015 Skipton Triathlon. The date is Sunday 12 April and the place to be is Skipton in magnificent North Yorkshire. This extremely popular pool Based Sprint Distance Triathlon has a massive loyal following and its…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01904 339435
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13
APR
WWE Live
First Direct Arena

WWE Live at First Direct Arena in Leeds on Monday 13 April 2015. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest WWE Live tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo GetMeIn…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Sports

18
APR
THE REPUBLIC OF FENTONIA
The Fenton Hotel

The REPUBLIC OF FENTONIA presents:AUTOPSY BOYS3 piece horror synth‐punk band from LeedsAutopsy Boys are 4 average everyday typical retro gaming horror movie watching garbage pail kid card collecting comic book reading lighter jacking programme cracking weed smoking disco dancing psychopathic drunken chanting…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01132 431382
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19
APR
Leeds Central 4th Reunion Northern Soul Alldayer
HiFi Club

4 YEARS ALREADYI Cant believe it has flown so quickly. I doesnt seem a few weeks since I suggested a reunion in a thread on Soul Source and no one did anything so I decided to.It has now turned into an event…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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19
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Five
O2 Academy Leeds

Five at O2 Academy Leeds in Leeds on Sunday 19 April 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: 14.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

19
APR
Noah Stewart
Leeds Town Hall

Noah Stewart at Leeds Town Hall in Leeds on Sunday 19 April 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 Noah Stewart live in the…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

20
APR
Olly Murs
First Direct Arena

Achieving second place on ITVs The X Factor in 2009 Olly Murs debut single named Please Dont Let Me Go hit the top spot on the UKs Singles Chart and his second single Thinking of…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

21
APR
Duke Special
Brudenell Social Club

For his thousands of fans he is known as Duke Special. But for his family friends and loved ones he is their dear Peter Wilson. Lisburn North Ireland witnessed the birth of this very…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

21
APR
Dylan Moran
Town Hall Leeds

Dylan Moran star of Black Books Shaun of the Dead and Run Fat Boy Run is about to spread a little happiness with a brand new tour for 2011. Ageing religion kids relationships…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

23
APR
Sense and Sensibility
Carriageworks Theatre

Sense and Sensibility23 April 2015 ‐ 25 April 2015Main Auditorium: 7:15pmpresented by Leeds Arts CentreBy Jane Austen adapted by Jessica SwaleWhen bereavement compels Mrs Dashwood to move out of the family home her eldest daughters sensible restrained Elinor and fi ery passionate…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01132 243801
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Ben Howard
First Direct Arena

2011 and has been a triumphant year for twenty‐three year old Ben Howard. With catchy single The Wolves he caught the attention of potential fans away from his growing fan base in Devon and Cornwall…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

24
APR
Marc Almond
Town Hall Leeds

Marc Almond is currently on tour celebrating 30 years in the music business he has recently released his album Variet which is the first recording of his own work for 10 years. He first rose…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

25
APR
The Judgement of Hermes
Christ Church Skipton

HAYDN Symphony No 92 in G Oxford HAYES The Judgement of Hermes first performance since 1783 Clothworkers Consort of LeedsSkipton CamerataBen Crick conductor6.15pm Pre‐concert talk by Dr Bryan White University of Leeds. Free entry to ticket holders for tonights concert.In association with…

Location: 8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01756 707606
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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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