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

29
JUL
Andrew WK
The Cockpit

Andrew WK performs live at The Cockpit in Leeds Yorkshire on Tuesday 29 July 2014. Buy and compare your tickets for Andrew WK at The Cockpit now.…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

29
JUL
Peppa Pig#';s Big Splash
Bradford St Georges Hall

Peppa Pig039;s Big Splash at Bradford St Georges Hall a live event taking place on Tuesday 29 July 2014 in Bradford Yorkshire for what will be a great family event.…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

29
JUL
Peppa Pigs Big Splash
Bradford St Georges Hall

Families and children will love Peppa Pigs Big Splash live at Bradford St Georges Hall on the Tuesday 29 July 2014 in Bradford Yorkshire. For a list of ticket prices to watch Peppa Pigs Big Splash live at Bradford St Georges…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

29
JUL
Rosanne Cash
Brudenell Social Club

Rosanne Cash at Brudenell Social Club in Leeds on Tuesday 29 July 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…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

30
JUL
Pyjama Drama Workshop: Goldilocks Makes Porridge
Eureka! The National Children's Museum

Goldilocks never tidies her room never helps clean the house and hasnt ever even poured a glass of milk So what will she do when her mum goes away for a few days Who will show her how to use the washing…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01422 330069
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31
JUL
Public Enemy
O2 Academy Leeds

American hip hop band Public Enemy is based in New York and first saw success in the early 1980s. They are known for their politically charged lyrics often reflecting an intolerance of the American media…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

02
AUG
Big Night Out @PryzmLeeds
Pryzm, Leeds

Think BIG production and BIG entertainment Big Night Out is all about transforming your local venue to something spectacular whether its the lasers of Ibiza or the gymnasts from the Circus.Big Night Out is famous for bringing you the biggest most spectacular…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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06
AUG
A Splash Of Colour
1 City Walk,

Through our colour vision we understand our world. It warns us of danger makes objects quickly recognisable and helps us to store and retrieve precious memories. From the earliest cave paintings we have learned to express our feelings and share our…

Location: 14.8 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 08000 287338
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06
AUG
National Playday
Eureka! The National Children's Museum

Wa‐hey Its National Playday Play is so important that its got its own national day so come and help us celebrate it with free extra outdoor activities across the Eureka site.…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01422 330069
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06
AUG
Pyjama Drama Workshop We’re going on a Dragon Hu
Eureka! The National Children's Museum

An action packed session in which children explore their own version of the popular story Were all going on a bear hunt:Were going on a dragon hunt. Were going to catch a big one. What a beautiful day Were not scared.Uh‐uh An…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01422 330069
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11
AUG
The Argies
Fox & Newt

Currently doing an international tour of over 100 dates ‐ 30 years in the trenches. Back over in the UK to be at Rebellion so delighted to get them back playing a semi acoustic set. Support from Hospital Food No Second…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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12
AUG
Ant and Decs Takeaway On Tour
First Direct Arena

Twelve times National TV Award winning hosts Ant and Dec return to the screens with the eagerly awaited brand new series of Ant and Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway.The only show on TV that says Don't…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

12
AUG
Ant Dec
First Direct Arena

Twelve times National TV Award winning hosts Ant and Dec return to the screens with the eagerly awaited brand new series of Ant and Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway.The only show on TV that says Don't…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

12
AUG
Ant Dec's Takeway On Tour
First Direct Arena

This fantastic family event will see Ant Dec039s Takeway On Tour live in Leeds Yorkshire at the First Direct Arena on Tuesday 12 August 2014. Compare ticket prices for the Ant Dec039s Takeway On Tour event below.…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Family Events

12
AUG
Ant Decs Takeway On Tour
First Direct Arena

Ant Decs Takeway On Tour at First Direct Arena in Leeds on Tuesday 12 August 2014. Whats the best thing about going to watch Ant Decs Takeway On Tour live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Family Events

13
AUG
Neutral Milk Hotel
Leeds University Union

Neutral Milk Hotel at Leeds University Union live on Wednesday 13 August 2014 in Leeds Yorkshire. For tickets to see Neutral Milk Hotel at Leeds University Union see the list of ticket prices.…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

14
AUG
Slint
The Cockpit

Slint at The Cockpit in Leeds on Thursday 14 August 2014. Whats the best thing about going to watch Slint live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison service. See…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

18
AUG
Jimmy Cliff
O2 Academy Leeds

Jimmy Cliff is a reggae master and hes bringing his sweet beats to the UK Jimmy Cliff has been performing his legendary music for nearly fifty years. He and his music have been featured by…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

20
AUG
Pyjama Drama Workshop Robin Hood and his Scary Men
Eureka! The National Children's Museum

Robin Hoods men might be merry but boy can they be scary. That nasty old Sherriff better be on his guard if he wants to ride through their forest Join us is a special session designed to make a hero out of…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01422 330069
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20
AUG
St Vincent
Leeds Metropolitan University

‐ watch St Vincent live at Leeds Metropolitan University in Leeds Yorkshire on the Wednesday 20 August 2014. Compare ticket prices and save on the best seats in the house…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

28
AUG
Pyjama Drama Workshop: Gruffalo at The Dentist
Eureka! The National Children's Museum

Its hard being scary when youve got a poorly pain and the Gruffalo knows all about that hes woken up with the most terrible toothache Will he ever be scary againSummer holiday sessions cost just £4.50 each and can be booked…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01422 330069
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30
AUG
Rahat Fateh Ali Khan
First Direct Arena

Rahat Fateh Ali Khan a name that sparkles on the music scene of Bollywood today is the singer whose vocals are featured in almost every other film album of Hindi movies being churned out in…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

30
AUG
Ustad Rahat Fateh Ali Khan
First Direct Arena

Ustad Rahat Fateh Ali Khan performs live at First Direct Arena in Leeds Yorkshire on Saturday 30 August 2014. Buy and compare your tickets for Ustad Rahat Fateh Ali Khan at First Direct Arena now.…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

02
SEP
Dawn French
Leeds Grand Theatre

Lets face it we dont really need to introduce Dawn French to you. If we do then you dont own a TV do you Star of hit TV sitcom The Vicar of Dibley…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

02
SEP
Singin In the Rain Touring
Alhambra Theatre

Singin In the Rain Touring will be performing live Musicals at Alhambra Theatre on the Tuesday 02 September 2014 in Bradford Yorkshire. Buy tickets for Singin In the Rain Touring online.…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

05
SEP
Dracula
West Yorkshire Playhouse

Imagine a world where you can only go out after dark where you feel a constant hunger for human blood but where for all eternity you will appear young and beautiful. Welcome to the world of Dracula.Choreographed by David Nixon this ballet…

Location: 14.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01132 137700
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05
SEP
The Dunwells
Cockpit

2014 is shaping up to be an exciting year for The Dunwells with the upcoming release of their second studio album.The band have been putting down new tracks with producer Stephen Harris Kodaline Kaiser Chiefs Dave Matthews since late last year and…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07506 674555
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05
SEP
England Cricket
Headingley Cricket Ground

England Cricket performs live at Headingley Cricket Ground in Leeds Yorkshire on Friday 05 September 2014. Buy and compare your tickets for England Cricket at Headingley Cricket Ground now.…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

05
SEP
England vs India 5th ODI
Headingley Cricket Ground

England vs India 5th ODI at Headingley Cricket Ground live on Friday 05 September 2014 in Leeds Yorkshire. For tickets to see England vs India 5th ODI at Headingley Cricket Ground see the list of ticket prices.…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Sports

05
SEP
England vs India Cricket
Headingley Cricket Ground

England vs India Cricket at Headingley Cricket Ground in Leeds on Friday 05 September 2014. Whats the best thing about going to watch England vs India Cricket live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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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