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

25
FEB
Cirque du Soleil Varekai
First Direct Arena

Cirque du Soleil Varekai at First Direct Arena in Leeds on Saturday 25 February 2017. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Cirque du Soleil Varekai tickets so weve done the legwork for you. …

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

26
FEB
Paul Carroll’s Music Hall Tavern
City Varieties Music Hall

Whatever your age come along and join Mrs T and the girls from MHT this Spring for a truly magnificent night of dazzling costumes side splitting laughter and a cast of unique characters singing and dancing all night long.A feel‐good night that…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 675750
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03
MAR
Gandeys Circus
Forster Sq Retail Parl

our Favourite circus is back New Show New Venues New Dates Gandeys has cemented its reputation for bringing premier circus productions across the UK with our sell out all human thrill circuses. This years we have a red hot latin flavour with…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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04
MAR
mono_cult return for a one off special - 10th anni
Canal Mills

monocult return for a one off special ‐ 10th anniversaryOne of the UKs most loved underground promotions is coming back for a one‐off reunion party on March 4th at Canal Mills in Leeds. The party features plenty of returning musical favourites and…

Location: 13.7 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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04
MAR
Mum2mum Market Baby & Childrens Nearly New Sale
Sowerby Bridge High School

Sat 4th March ‐ Sowerby Bridge High School ‐ Doors Open 13:15 15:15Over 30 stalls selling excellent condition baby and childrens goods at bargain prices. Well‐known brands at a fraction of high street prices. Everything imaginable for your little ones.JOIN THE…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

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04
MAR
Lukas Graham
O2 Academy Leeds

Lukas Graham at O2 Academy Leeds in Leeds on Saturday 04 March 2017. Whats the best thing about going to watch Lukas Graham live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

09
MAR
Berwins Salon North
The Crown Hotel

Join three expert speakers for three inspiring TED‐style talks on the theme of Caring the second in our Sharing Caring Daring series interspersed with intervals allowing time for a well‐crafted G&T Expect the remarkableStar of science on screen Dr Adam Rutherford will…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01423 562303
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12
MAR
Harrogate International Sunday Series: Heath Quart
The Old Swan Hotel

Formed in 2002 at the Royal Northern College of Music the Heath Quartet are fast earning a reputation as one of the most exciting British chamber ensembles of the moment. Most recently they won Gramophone Chamber Award 2016 and in 2013 were…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01423 562303
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14
MAR
Scott Bradlees Postmodern Jukebox
O2 Academy Leeds

Scott Bradlees Postmodern Jukebox at O2 Academy Leeds in Leeds on Tuesday 14 March 2017. 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…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

16
MAR
HAWKWIND + Glass Mountain
LEEDS UNIVERSITY REFECTORY

HAWKWIND were formed in 1969 originally as HAWKWIND ZOO by former London busker DAVE BROCK. Although there have been many line‐up changes over the years he remains at the helm today and is known affectionately by many fans as The Captain of…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07974 436686
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17
MAR
Voice of the Violin - Shreya Devnath
Seven Arts Centre

We invite you to experience a seamless blend of composed and improvised music with the pieces drawing from the diverse cultural background that South India is blessed with. Interpreted through the violin the musicality of these compositions will be brought forth…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01132 445523
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18
MAR
Leeds Wine Tasting Experience Day - 'World of Wine
Radisson SAS

Why Book on a Leeds Wine Tasting Course with Wine UnearthedWine Tasting should be all about enjoying wine and having Fun ‐ our Leeds Days are ‐ learn about wine with like‐minded people in an un‐stuffy way.We are the Longest Running and…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 08456 808367
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21
MAR
Hamlet
Harrogate Theatre

Icarus Theatre Collective presents their sexy bloody and fast‐paced tour of Hamlet. This gripping ensemble reimagining embraces Shakespeares brutality and amplifies the exhilaration and violence of one of the greatest plays ever written. The King of Denmark is dead. Consumed with grief…

Location: 13 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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23
MAR
Speed Dating in Leeds
Parkside Tavern

Speed Dating in Leeds for anyone aged 28 to 40 on Thursday 23rd March 2017Book here ‐ http:www.slowdating.comspeed‐datingleeds106485.aspx ‐ by clicking on the link to meet new people at Leedss most popular singles night How speed dating in Leeds works ‐ When…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 02380 784694
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25
MAR
Only Fools and 3 Courses
Craiglands Hotel

Only Fools and 3 Courses Dinning InvitationJoin us for the Dinner event of the year which combines fine food and Comedy action served up ONLY FOOLS AND HORSES style.Marlene & Boycie are hosting a Gala Dinner but will things go to…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772 691284
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25
MAR
Rick Astley
Harrogate International Centre

With a career spanning over 25 years 80s pop icon and multi‐million selling artist Rick Astley has announced a full UK tour for October this year.…

Location: 13 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

31
MAR
The Ignite Conference 2017
Hollins Hall Marriott Hotel & Country Club

This year World Harvest Bible Church Bradford will host the second annual Ignite Conference at the Hollins Hall Marriott Hotel. We have invited Pattie Ah Kui to retun and minister on the subject of faith. This years theme is Dare to Believe.…

Location: 5.7 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 07525 235049
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31
MAR
Billy Ocean
Harrogate International Centre

Born in Trinidad but based out of Britain for his entire career Billy Ocean was the undisputed king of British R&B in the 1970's and 1980's. Billy has not only scored with many Top 20…

Location: 13 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

09
APR
Mum2mum Market Baby & Children's Nearly New Sale
Lightcliffe Academy Sports Centre

Sun 9th April‐ Lightcliffe Academy Sports Centre ‐ Doors Open 13:15 15:15Over 30 stalls selling excellent condition baby and childrens goods at bargain prices. Well‐known brands at a fraction of high street prices. Everything imaginable for your little ones.JOIN THE EVENT…

Location: 13.7 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

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09
APR
Russell Howard Round the World
First Direct Arena

Russell Howard Round the World at First Direct Arena in Leeds on Sunday 09 April 2017. Whats the best thing about going to watch Russell Howard Round the World live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

15
APR
Diversity
First Direct Arena

Best known for winning the third series of Britains Got Talent Diversity are a phenomenal street dance group that have won numerous awards since they became famous. They appear at this venue to show…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

21
APR
Caro Emerald
Harrogate International Centre

Caro Emerald is a Jazz singer from Amsterdam. Her debut single Back It Up was released in 2009. Her debut album Deleted Scenes from the Cutting Room Floor spent 30 weeks in the Dutch album…

Location: 13 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

27
APR
Amazon Masterclass training - Leeds
Room 314,Calverley Building, Leeds Beckett University,

Amazon marketplace has brought a fortune to lots of businesses in the UK and when you do it right this could be yours. This course helps you explore the untapped potential to grow your business with Amazon. Our interests is delivering informative…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 02922 362596
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27
APR
Online Seller UK Meetup - Leeds
Room 314, Calverley Building

Leeds Online Seller Meetup is freefor online sellers and retailers. Our events are perfect for any business aiming to grow online nationally or internationally. If you are thinking of starting to sell online you will learn proven strategies and tactics quicker through…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 02922 362596
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27
APR
Singles Night in Leeds
Parkside Tavern

Leeds Singles Night on Thursday 27th April 2017Leeds Singles NightAbout Singles Night in Leeds EventsAt one of our Leeds singles night events you will have four minutes to chat to each date Four minutes is long enough to see if you click…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 02380 784694
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03
MAY
Leeds Conferences
Leeds, UK

Your chance to get an insight to the research works of the pioneers of different fields that include Medical Agricultural Food and Aqua Pharmacology Chemistry Business and Management Health science Neuroscience Immunology Nursing Clinical Materials Science Veterinary Engineering Environmental and Microbiology at…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 07025 085200
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11
MAY
Free Introduction to Islam and Muslim Culture Cour
Leeds Grand Mosque

With the increasing number of terrorist attacks associated with Islam and Muslims across the globe and the constant negative portrayal of Islam in the Media isnt it time to learn more about Islam and Muslims from authentic sources Includes: lunch information pack…

Location: 13.3 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 07813 811914
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12
MAY
Decorative Home & Salvage Show
Ripley Castle

If you are a homemaker retailer interior designer or stylist looking for inspiration to create a beautiful indoor or outdoor living space then these shows are your one‐stop‐shop. Youll find all manner of antiques and salvaged items such as reclaimed restored and…

Location: 13.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 0129 827493
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14
MAY
Leeds Half Marathon
Leeds City Centre

The Plusnet Leeds Half Marathon is a real favourite in the area and one of the highlights of Leeds sporting calendar.As you run through the city the streets around you will become a carnival as huge crowds turn out to cheer on…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 0113 203337
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14
MAY
Professor Brian Cox
First Direct Arena

Professor Brian Cox at First Direct Arena in Leeds on Sunday 14 May 2017. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Professor Brian Cox tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster…

Location: 14.2 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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