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

10
JUN
Neil Young
First Direct Arena

Legendary Canadian singer song writer Neil Young has given us over 45 years of a wide range of rock music. From hard rock to country to folk‐tinged acoustic few artists have shown such a…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

11
JUN
Award winning baby and children's nearly new sale
Otley Rugby Club

Award winning baby and childrens nearly new sale where mums sell to mums. Its a great afternoon out where not only can you grab a bargain but its also an opportunity to meet other families in the area. Sale runs 2‐4pm £2…

Location: 6.1 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 07762 358374
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11
JUN
Barry Manilow
First Direct Arena

For a veteran such as Barry Manilow taking it easy may seem an acceptable idea. However this isnt on the horizon for the Billboard friendly legend. Manilow released his Super Hits album in April…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

16
JUN
BIIAB Award for Personal Licence Holders Level 2
The Cosmopolitan Hotel

BIIAB Award for Personal Licence Holders APLH Level 2 Leeds.Gain the qualification needed to apply for your Personal Licence to sell alcohol and advance your career prospects within the licensed retail sector. This 1 day APLH course held at The Cosmopolitan Hotel…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 08000 786056
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17
JUN
Monty & Dale's Big Night Out
The Albert Hotel

Leeds Steampunk Market and Captain Cumberpatchs Curious Creations are proud to bring youMontague Jacques Fromage and BBBlackdog Friday 17th June 2016atThe Albert Hotel now just a pubBridge Street Keighley West Yorkshire BD21 1AADoors open 6.30 gig starts 7pm finishes at 10pm£7 advance…

Location: 4.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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19
JUN
The 3 Dales Mountain Bike Challenge
Grassington

This is a brand new sister event to the ever popular Sue Ryder Bronte Mountain Bike Challenge. Taking place at the start of the season and on a different type of topography this event sponsored by All Terrain Cycles will make for…

Location: 8.1 miles away
Category: Sports

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20
JUN
Solstice Saunter with the Airedale Dodgers Running
Bolton Abbey Estate, Bolton Abbey, near Skipton

A social 5 mile run the Solstice Saunter follows the trails of the breath‐taking Bolton Abbey and is run by the Airedale Dodgers as a fundraising event for Sue Ryder Manorlands Hospice. Sponsored by Fenetic Wellbeing and Timothy Taylor the event…

Location: 4.9 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01535 640176
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22
JUN
A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Oakwell Hall Country Park

Chapterhouse Theatre Company presents Shakespeares best‐loved romantic comedy. Let yourself be whisked away on a thrilling journey to the most magical of forests and meet star‐crossed lovers playful fairies and hilarious travelling players.Beautifully designed Elizabethan costumes a wonderful new musical score and…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01924 324761
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25
JUN
Wheatfields Summer Fair
Sue Ryder Wheatfields Hospice

This years Summer Fair will take place at Wheatfields Hospice and Shire Oak School on Saturday 25 June.The popular Summer Fair is the perfect day out for friends and family alike offering everything from live entertainment and food to prize tombolas and…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 0113 203337
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27
JUN
Fish and Fizz Fancy trying Fish and Chips
Nash's Fish and Chip restaurant on Merrion Street

Join us at the excellent family‐owned Nashs Fish and Chip Restuarant in central Leeds to road test some of these famous combinations. Nashs has been a Leeds institution since they first opened in the 1920s they moved into a beautiful Tudor‐style Grade…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07888 688767
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27
JUN
Northern Aldborough Festival: Lonarc Oboe Trio
Farnley Hall

The Northern Aldborough Festival is delighted to welcome the Lonarc Oboe Trio. The origins of the oboe trio can be found in the after dinner entertainment Harmoniemusik for political and aristocratic circles in late 18th century Vienna. Many distinguished composers of…

Location: 6.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01423 900979
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05
JUL
Gladys Knight
First Direct Arena

Gladys Knight at First Direct Arena in Leeds on Tuesday 05 July 2016. 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

09
JUL
Saturday Introduction to Wine Tasting with Lunch
Radisson Blu Leeds

. Want to try a wide variety of wines and learn about new grape varities Want to discover which wines match best with which foods Want a fun interactive weekend tasting which will teach you all the basics about wine and a…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07888 688767
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10
JUL
Sunday Introduction to Wine Tasting with Lunch
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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17
JUL
Bronte Sportive
Leeds City College- Keighley Campus

The Bronte Monster is 88 miles and though its by no means one of the longest sportives it is recognized as being mile for mile one of the toughest sportives in the UK. Because of generous sponsorship from our sponsor All…

Location: 4.4 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01535 640176
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21
JUL
BIIAB Award for Personal Licence Holders (APLH)
The Cosmopolitan Hotel

BIIAB Award for Personal Licence Holders APLH Level 2 Leeds.Gain the qualification needed to apply for your Personal Licence to sell alcohol and advance your career prospects within the licensed retail sector. This 1 day APLH course held at The Cosmopolitan Hotel…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 08000 786056
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22
JUL
The Cribs
Millenium Square

British indie hard rock trio The Cribs will be performing six dates across the country this spring in support of their fifth studio album.The band are currently hard at work mastering their fifth but as…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

23
JUL
Roald Dahl's Birthday Party
Keelham Farm Shop

Celebrate 100 years since the birth of author Roald Dahl. Get creative dress up as your favorite Roald Dahl character. Enjoy storytime from a selection of his best novels. There will be crafts games and a tea party.…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 05603 845693
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24
JUL
Manorlands Paint Rush
The King George Fields at Marley, Keighley

If youve never done a colour run before this is a run with a difference as during the 5km run you will pass through 7 colour stations where brightly coloured powder will be sprayed or thrown at you turning your face hair…

Location: 8 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01535 640176
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24
JUL
Ocean Colour Scene
Millenium Square

Ocean Colour Scene at Millenium Square in Leeds on Sunday 24 July 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

07
AUG
Malala Yousafzai
First Direct Arena

Malala Yousafzai at First Direct Arena in Leeds on Sunday 07 August 2016. Whats the best thing about going to watch Malala Yousafzai live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

27
AUG
Counterfeit Sixties Show
Warners Nidd Hall

Re‐live the sounds of the swinging sixties as Britains No. 1 tribute show brings alive the magic of the sixties with their tribute to over twenty five bands of that era. The show encompasses everything from that period from the clothes that…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01423 771598
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18
SEP
Bronte Mountain Bike Challenge
Oxenhope Community Centre,

This will be the 12th Bronte Mountain Bike Challenge and in September 2015 a record number of over 350 participants took part. All entry fees go straight towards supporting Sue Ryder care in the local area and while there is no obligation…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: B D229LH
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24
SEP
Millburn
Brudenell Social Club

Millburn at Brudenell Social Club in Leeds on Saturday 24 September 2016. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Millburn tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo GetMeIn Seatwave and…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

25
SEP
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

30
SEP
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

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

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

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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