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

26
OCT
Klaxons
The Cockpit

In 2007 Klaxons did what pretty much no band have done since: arrive with a fully fledged ideology ‐ new rave. It might be hard to remember now but back then it was strange seeing…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

27
OCT
3T
First Direct Arena

3T performs live at First Direct Arena in Leeds Yorkshire on Monday 27 October 2014. Buy and compare your tickets for 3T at First Direct Arena now.…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

27
OCT
Blue
First Direct Arena

Blue performs live at First Direct Arena in Leeds Yorkshire on Monday 27 October 2014. Buy and compare your tickets for Blue at First Direct Arena now.…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

27
OCT
Damage
First Direct Arena

Damage at First Direct Arena live on Monday 27 October 2014 in Leeds Yorkshire. For tickets to see Damage at First Direct Arena see the list of ticket prices.…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

27
OCT
Heather Peace
Varieties Music Hall

Heather Peace at Varieties Music Hall live on Monday 27 October 2014 in Leeds Yorkshire. For tickets to see Heather Peace at Varieties Music Hall see the list of ticket prices.…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

27
OCT
Katy B
O2 Academy Leeds

Katy Bs debut album On A Mission was released at the beginning of April and featuring the singles Katy On A Mission Perfect Stranger Lights On feat. Ms. Dynamite and Broken Record.…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

27
OCT
The Big Reunion
First Direct Arena

The Big ReunionA British reality‐documentary series that started on ITV2 this show features chart‐topping bands who were at the top of their game as well as the charts in the 90s and 2000s. Winning…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

27
OCT
The Big Reunion Concert
First Direct Arena

The Big Reunion Concert at First Direct Arena live on Monday 27 October 2014 in Leeds Yorkshire. For tickets to see The Big Reunion Concert at First Direct Arena see the list of ticket prices.…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

29
OCT
Johnny Marr
O2 Academy Leeds

Johnny Marr at O2 Academy Leeds in Leeds on Wednesday 29 October 2014. 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: Miscellaneous

29
OCT
Rixton
The Cockpit

British PopRockR&B band Rixton made their US debut with Me And My Broken Heart EP on March 18. Following release the music video for the title track and their first single premiered on MTV worldwide…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

30
OCT
Alan Davies
Town Hall Leeds

After more than a decade since his last stand‐up show and following a hugely successful tour of Australia in 2011 Alan Davies the much‐loved star of iconic television series such as Jonathan Creek and QI…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

30
OCT
Alan Davies Little Victories
Leeds Town Hall

Following the sell out success of his long‐awaited return to stand up Alan Davies returns with his highly anticipated follow up show Little Victories.Much lauded as resident dunderhead on QI or the charming but reticent…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

30
OCT
Twin Atlantic
Leeds Metropolitan University

After bursting onto the forefront of the alternative rock scene following their critically acclaimed 2011 album release Free Twin Atlantic are hotly tipped for a huge 2012. With their single of the same name garnering…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

30
OCT
Zola Jesus
Belgrave Music Hall

Zola Jesus at Belgrave Music Hall in Leeds on Thursday 30 October 2014. 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: 14.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

31
OCT
Eagulls
Brudenell Social Club

Eagulls at Brudenell Social Club in Leeds on Friday 31 October 2014. 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: 13.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

31
OCT
Il Divo
First Direct Arena

Dont be put off by the Syco Music tag this isnt one of Cowells reality wannabes Il Divo are true talent as is proved by eight years in the industry and 26 million albums…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

31
OCT
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
First Direct Arena

Formed way back in 1946 The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra RPO has played under the direction of many of the world's best conductors. Based at London's iconic Cadogan Hall in Chelsea the ever‐popular and world‐renowned group…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

01
NOV
Craft Fair in aid of Assistance dogs for disabled
Dacre & Hartwith Village Hall

Craft fair in aid of Assistance dogs for disabled people. Gifts and goodies for all ages. Free entry refreshments available.Come along and see some fantastic items made by amazingcrafts people. Some you may have seen before some you may not.We promise you…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01423 565513
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01
NOV
Smirnoff's Big Night Out
Liquid & Maine Street, Halifax

Think BIG production and BIG entertainmentBig Night Out is all about transforming your local venue to somethingspectacular whether its the lasers of Ibiza or the gymnasts from theCircus. Big Night Out is famous for bringing you the biggest mostspectacular club nights across…

Location: 13.7 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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01
NOV
Asking Alexandria
O2 Academy Leeds

Asking Alexandria is a British metal core band that has their roots in Dubai one of the most unlikely locations to serve as a starting point for such a band. Their founder Ben Bruce…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

01
NOV
Kill It Kid
The Cockpit

Kill It Kid at The Cockpit in Leeds on Saturday 01 November 2014. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Kill It Kid live in…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

02
NOV
Paloma Faith
O2 Academy Leeds

British singersong writer and actress Paloma Faith released her successful debut single in 2009 Stone Cold Sober and her album Do You Want the Truth or Something Beautiful Was certified platinum with a spot in…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

03
NOV
Gong
Brudenell Social Club

If you believe that best bands come with a story here is the band which can surpass all your expectations in terms of how they all go together and weaved magic strumming the guitar flute…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

03
NOV
The Blackout
The Cockpit

The Blackout at The Cockpit in Leeds on Monday 03 November 2014. Whats the best thing about going to watch The Blackout live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison service.…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

04
NOV
The Republic of Fentonia's Mischief Night Triple
The Fenton Hotel

The Republic of Fentonia presents a Mischief Night triple birthday bash........ROFs 1st birthday my 49th your host Cas aka Fred Bloggs or Ghost Dog and Captain Hotknives 45th....featuring.....CAPTAIN HOTKNIVES acoustic comedy stoner‐punkWhat with his name and album titles like I Hate Babies…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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04
NOV
Joan Armatrading
The Royal Hall

Described as Britains First Lady of Song Joan Armatrading has been nominated for a Grammy Award on no less than three occasions. Possessing an extremely unique voice and strong rhythmical acoustic guitar she is…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

04
NOV
The Wailers
O2 Academy Leeds

The unique downbeat style of Jamaica lives on in the reggae groves of The Wailers. After legend Bob Marleys death in 1981 this former Marley back‐up band began its own journey with an evolving ensemble…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

05
NOV
Counting Crows
O2 Academy Leeds

Counting Crows are a very popular American folk rock band who perform a mix of eclectic and wide ranging mood of songs including Mr Jones and Round Here. With growing popularity in the UK…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

06
NOV
John Bishop
First Direct Arena

Scouse comedian John Bishop was named best newcomer by BBC Radio Merseyside winning the North West Comedy award for best stand‐up in 2004. Since then he has been nominated for the Edinburgh Comedy Award.…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

06
NOV
John Bishop Supersonic
First Direct Arena

John Bishop Supersonic performs live at First Direct Arena in Leeds Yorkshire on Thursday 06 November 2014. Buy and compare your tickets for John Bishop Supersonic at First Direct Arena now.…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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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