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

13
FEB
THE REPUBLIC OF FENTONIA
The Fenton Hotel

THERES ROOM FOR ONE OR TWO MORE LOCAL BANDS TO PLAY IF YOU CAN BRING SOME PUNTERS...ANY TAKERS They can be punkrockreggaeskahip‐hop etc. ...NOT metalThe Repubic of Fentonia presents....THE WORKING MAN comedy rock from Blackburn Imagine The League of Gentleman characters formed…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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13
FEB
Slipknot
First Direct Arena

Slipknot at First Direct Arena in Leeds on Saturday 13 February 2016. 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

14
FEB
Suede
O2 Academy Leeds

Also known as 'London Suede' the band has been on the music scene since 1989. They are often credited with helping to kick start the 'Brit Pop' movement of the 1990s but claim to be…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

17
FEB
Marina the Diamonds
O2 Academy Leeds

Marina the Diamonds at O2 Academy Leeds in Leeds on Wednesday 17 February 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

18
FEB
Twenty One Pilots
O2 Academy Leeds

Twenty One Pilots at O2 Academy Leeds in Leeds on Thursday 18 February 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

19
FEB
Singles Party in Leeds
Chino Latino

A fantastic night of fun and flirting with the chance to mingle with up to 200 other singles Guests are greeted on arrival by our hosts and are registered from the guest list on the door. You can then explore the…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07931 300555
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20
FEB
Foals
First Direct Arena

Hailing from Oxford Foals have been on the dancepunkIndierock scene since 2005. A five‐piece band whose members include Yannis Philippakis Jack Bevan Jimmy Smith Edwin Congreave and Walter Gervers. They have been nominated for…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

26
FEB
Ryley Walker with Danny Thompson on 26 February
Brudenell Social Club

Singer‐songwriter Ryley Walker plays guitar like Bert Jansch and sings like Tim Buckley yet has a musical style thats all his own. Still only in his mid‐twenties hes well on his way to becoming a major artist as the rave reviews for…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07748 917201
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26
FEB
Collabro
Harrogate International Centre

Collabro at Harrogate International Centre in Harrogate on Friday 26 February 2016. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Collabro tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo GetMeIn Seatwave and…

Location: 13 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

26
FEB
X Factor Live
First Direct Arena

You've watched them perform on your telly and now you can see them LIVE on tour. That's right X Factor fans our final eight are coming to a stage near you in February 2014 ‐…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

27
FEB
Leeds Elite Speed Dating-age groups: 25-45 & 43-58
Chino Latino

At this event there will be two age groups: 25‐45 and 43‐58. Although they will both be taking place in the same venue you will only speed date the people that are in the age group that you booked for.Elite speed dating…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07931 300555
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01
MAR
Rudimental
O2 Academy Leeds

Rudimental at O2 Academy Leeds in Leeds on Tuesday 01 March 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 Rudimental live in the knowledge that…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

03
MAR
80's Invasion Tour
Bradford St Georges Hall

The 80s are back Tony Denton Promotions bring together four of the decades most memorable artists to tour together for the first time ever. The 80s Invasion tour features the cream of music from the some of the most popular artists…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01273 709709
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04
MAR
Jason Donovan
Town Hall Leeds

Jason Donovan at Town Hall Leeds in Leeds on Friday 04 March 2016. 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…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

04
MAR
Wet Wet Wet
First Direct Arena

With an incredible back catalogue of songs including three UK No. 1's With A Little Help From My Friends' 1988; Goodnight Girl' 1991; and Love Is All Around' 1994 the Glasgow lads have made…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

05
MAR
Hannah Wants
Canal Mills

Hannah Wants at Canal Mills in Leeds on Saturday 05 March 2016. Whats the best thing about going to watch Hannah Wants live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison service.…

Location: 13.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

07
MAR
Grimes
O2 Academy Leeds

Grimes at O2 Academy Leeds in Leeds on Monday 07 March 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 tickets for…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

09
MAR
James Morrison
O2 Academy Leeds

James Morrison a BRIT Award‐winning singer‐songwriter hails from Warwickshire is a critically acclaimed artist who has produced several chart topping singles and albums that appeal to a large audience. Influenced by the likes of…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

09
MAR
Peter Andre
First Direct Arena

English born Australian singersongwriter Peter Andre is also a successful TV presenter and businessman. Famed for his marriage and subsequent split from glamour model Katie Price Andre has starred in his own ITV2 shows both…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

10
MAR
Sitting Room Comedy Club
Black Swan

Critically acclaimed comedy night with four of the circuits best stand‐up comedians as seen on Live at the Apollo Michael McIntyres Comedy Roadshow Have I Got News for You Mock the Week and more.Sitting Room Comedy Club recommended by The Independent The…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07807 476856
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12
MAR
Listed Property Show
Harrogate International Centre

The Listed Property Show 2016If you are maintaining altering or renovatingyour listed home or even looking to buy one Th Listed Property Show is not to be missedWhat you can expect to fid at the show Independent Conservation Offiers for stressfree…

Location: 13 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01795 844939
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15
MAR
Ellie Goulding
First Direct Arena

Elena Jane Goulding has her own unique blend of informal indie‐pop. On the music scene since 2008 she recently won the Critics Choice Awards at the 2010 BRITS. She writes and sings her own material…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

17
MAR
BIIAB Award for Personal Licence Holders (APLH) Le
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 Norfolk Royale…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 08000 786056
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17
MAR
Boyce Avenue
O2 Academy Leeds

Boyce Avenue is one of the coolest bands right now whos known for their amazing gift to sing cover songs nearly better than the original. They have performed and collaborated with vocalists like Kina Grannis…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

17
MAR
Mariah Carey
First Direct Arena

Mariah Carey at First Direct Arena in Leeds on Thursday 17 March 2016. 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

19
MAR
Paul Heaton Jacqui Abbott
First Direct Arena

Paul Heaton Jacqui Abbott at First Direct Arena in Leeds on Saturday 19 March 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…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

19
MAR
Wolf Alice
O2 Academy Leeds

Ellie Rowsell Joel Amey Theo Ellis and Joff Oddie make up the alt‐rock band Wolf Alice who are again playing UK dates and appearing live at music festivals across the country. The four‐piece rock…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

20
MAR
Scott Bradlee
O2 Academy Leeds

Scott Bradlee at O2 Academy Leeds in Leeds on Sunday 20 March 2016. 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

25
MAR
Sunset Sons
Leeds University

Sunset Sons at Leeds University in Leeds on Friday 25 March 2016. 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: 13.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

25
MAR
The Stranglers
O2 Academy Leeds

The Stranglers are pleased to announce a full UK tour in March 2012 the band have been busy in the studio writing and recording their seventeenth studio album which is due for release next year.…

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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