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

01
JUL
Saul Williams
Belgrave Music Hall

Saul Williams at Belgrave Music Hall in Leeds on Friday 01 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: 14.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

02
JUL
My Country
1 East Parade

Open10am 3pm DailyCost Free Public AdmissionOur My Country exhibition illustrates how photographers across the world view their own country. For many it was an opportunity to present their country in a positive light; they have shared their favourite…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 08000 287338
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03
JUL
KVU Singers with William Dutton & Richard Uttley
Christ Church, Skipton

William Dutton was only 11 years old when he first performed with KVU Singers and had just become BBC Radio 2s Chorister of the Year going on to broadcast regularly on BBC Radio 2. As well as singing he also played the…

Location: 8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01535 653009
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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

06
JUL
Top Girls
Carriageworks Theatre

Top Girls06 July 2016 to 09 July 2016Tickets: £12 £9 concession4 tickets for the price of 3 on WedBook onlineUpstairs the Carriageworks: 7:15pmpresented by Leeds Arts Centre Top Girls is centred around Marlene a successful business woman in the 1980s. The…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01133 760318
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07
JUL
A Full Moon of Celebrations for Eid
The Leisure Exchange

After a month of fasting celebrations for Eid and the end of Ramadan will be taking place at The Leisure Exchange Bradford. On Thursday 7th July Bradford is invited to join the Eid celebrations at The Leisure Exchange with a host of…

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

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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

02
AUG
Ryley Walker with Danny Thompson
The Trades 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…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07748 917201
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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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11
SEP
Mum2mum market Baby & Children's nearly new sale
Lightcliffe Academy Sports Centre

As seen on Dragons DenAward winning HALIFAX & HUDDERSFIELD nearly new sale where you can buy and sell anything maternity baby and child related. Sellers keep 100 of their proceeds.To book a stall go to www.mum2mummarket.co.ukbook‐a‐stall.htmlEntrance is £2 on the door kids…

Location: 13.7 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

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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

13
OCT
Jean Michel Jarre
First Direct Arena

French composer Jean Michel Jarre is famed for his exciting live musical performances incorporating light sound laser and fireworks. He combines ambient and new age sounds with electric syth‐pop. Visualaudio spectacles such as his laser…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

14
OCT
Lady Boys of Bangkok: Forever Yours - LEEDS 2016
The Sabai Pavilion

Energetic exotic eclectic and completely unpredictable those sensationally glamorous LADY BOYS OF BANGKOK are ready to whoop it up in LEEDS with a dazzling new production of the countrys most popular touring cabaret show ‐ Forever Yours...x.Under the unique canvas of…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08717 050705
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14
OCT
Bear Grylls Endeavour
First Direct Arena

Bear Grylls Endeavour at First Direct Arena in Leeds on Friday 14 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: Miscellaneous

15
OCT
Bad Company
First Direct Arena

Bad Company at First Direct Arena in Leeds on Saturday 15 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 do…

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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