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

06
MAY
Our Stories
No 1 Whitehall Riverside,

Open10am 3pm DailyCost Free Public AdmissionThe Photographic Angle put a call out to photographers who use the camera as a tool for documenting the natural social and political landscapes of our times. From photographs of an olive harvest in Palestine…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 08000 287338
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08
MAY
Only Fools and 3 Courses
Leeds United Football Club

Only Fools and 3 Courses Dinning Invitation. Lovely JubblyJoin 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…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 08713341919(op tion2)
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08
MAY
Reginald D Hunter
Halifax Victoria Theatre

American stand‐up comedian Reginald D Hunter works mainly in the UK and originally began his time here studying at RADA for a career on the stage. It seems that his ability to make audiences laugh…

Location: 13.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

09
MAY
Access All Areas, Super Saturdays: Autism Early Ye
Eureka! The National Children’s Museum

Join us for our award‐winning programme of events for disabled children and their families. In the morning there will be fun activities in a dedicated space and supported visits to the museum galleries for Autistic children all led by our knowledgeable enthusiastic…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01422 330069
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09
MAY
Access All Areas, Super Saturdays: Autism Primary
Eureka! The National Children’s Museum

Join us for our award‐winning programme of events for disabled children and their families. In the morning there will be fun activities in a dedicated space and supported visits to the museum galleries for Autistic children all led by our knowledgeable enthusiastic…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01422 330069
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09
MAY
Hardcastle 24
Hardcastle Crags

The Hardcastle 24 is a six twelve or twenty‐four hour endurance event for teams or solo runners taking place round a 5km course in and around the incredibly beautiful wooded valley of Hardcastle Crags near Hebden Bridge in West Yorkshire.Run in partnership…

Location: 13.7 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01484 599123
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09
MAY
Playground Presents: Shift K3y Livef
Pryzm, Leeds

The London superstar joins the Pryzm shindig for a stunning live performance. Having become a household name following last springs huge hit Touch this young vibrant artist has gone on to tour the world with his intoxicating sound and touches down in…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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09
MAY
Beth Hart
O2 Academy Leeds

In the 90s Beth Hart had it all. A voice to die for compared to Janis Joplin in her prime a major label deal fawning press ‐ she was so popular she even contributed the…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

09
MAY
Jimmy Carr
Royal Hall Harrogate

Funny man Jimmy Carr has become known and loved for his deadpan delivery and observational comedy. His humour is often dark yet hugely appealing as his success on TV and the live stand‐up stage keeps…

Location: 13 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

09
MAY
Jimmy Carr Funny Business
The Royal Hall

Jimmy Carr Funny Business performs live at The Royal Hall in Harrogate Yorkshire on Saturday 09 May 2015. Buy and compare your tickets for Jimmy Carr Funny Business at The Royal Hall now.…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

12
MAY
Mary Black
Town Hall Leeds

Mary Black at Town Hall Leeds in Leeds on Tuesday 12 May 2015. 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

13
MAY
Wildlife Of The World
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Open10am 3pm DailyCost Free Public AdmissionThe photographers participating in this theme have sent us striking images of the widest range of species from elephants to insects. Many of the images in this exhibition…

Location: 14.8 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 08000 287338
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13
MAY
Al Stewart
Town Hall Leeds

Al Stewart at Town Hall Leeds in Leeds on Wednesday 13 May 2015. 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

13
MAY
Disney on Ice Magical Ice Festival
First Direct Arena

Disney on Ice Magical Ice Festival at First Direct Arena in Leeds on Wednesday 13 May 2015. 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…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

14
MAY
Extreme Stunt show
woodhouse moor

Awesome Monster Trucks High Flying Motorbikes & BMX teams battle it out as BIG AIR is the name of the game this summer as our boys hit the air flying You'll be keeping your feet firmly on level ground as the…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 08444 771000
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15
MAY
Singles Party in Leeds
Chino Latino

How it WorksGuests are greeted on arrival by our hosts and are registered from the guest list on the door. You will be given a badge with your name and number on it and some Flirtcards that you can use during the…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 08456 442083
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15
MAY
Alan Carr
Halifax Victoria Theatre

Known as Chatty Man and Spexy Beast this witty English comedian and personality burst onto TV screens after winning a BBC New Comedy Award in 2001. With two arena tours under his belt this…

Location: 13.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

15
MAY
American Football
Brudenell Social Club

American Football at Brudenell Social Club in Leeds on Friday 15 May 2015. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch American Football live in…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

16
MAY
Plant Sale and Coffee Morning 2015
St Chad's Parish Centre

A variety of plants garden accessories and cakes for sale.Entry fee includes tea and biscuits.…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01138 123692
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16
MAY
The Decorative Home & Salvage Show
Ripley Castle

If you have an eye for style and don't wish to simply furnish your home with new mass produced furniture then the Decorative Home and Salvage Show should definitely be on your to do list. Here you'll find unusual and beautiful objects…

Location: 13.7 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 0129 827493
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16
MAY
An Evening with Al Pacino
Elland Road

An Evening with Al Pacino at Elland Road in Leeds on Saturday 16 May 2015. 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…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

16
MAY
Sleaford Mods
Brudenell Social Club

Sleaford Mods at Brudenell Social Club in Leeds on Saturday 16 May 2015. 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…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

17
MAY
Leeds Does Vintage
The Leeds Club

THE vintage stallholders are hand‐picked and offer a wealth of knowledge gained from years of experience with each one bringing their quality affordable vintage clothing jewellery and kitchenalia. Vintage lovers can while away the hours browsing through rail after rail of fabulous…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01423 561431
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19
MAY
Belle and Sebastian
Town Hall Leeds

Influential indie pop band Belle and Sebastian formed in 1996 in Glasgow Scotland. Their eighth album the first for four years has been received well by critics and the band has been compared to…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

19
MAY
S Club 7
First Direct Arena

S Club 7 at First Direct Arena in Leeds on Tuesday 19 May 2015. 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…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

20
MAY
Moscow State Circus
Savile Park

Promising their 'greatest ever production to date' the ever‐popular Moscow State Circus are a world‐renowned circus troupe where 'magnificent feats of human achievement' are the norm. Expect rogue clowns mucking around performers in high‐wires…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

22
MAY
Katherine Ryan
Varieties Music Hall

Katherine has appeared as a guest on numerous panel shows including 8 OUT OF 10 CATS and NEVER MIND THE BUZZCOCKS she is also due to appear on Q.I. later in the year. She also…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

23
MAY
Create It, Make It
Eureka! The National Children's Museum

Tinker take apart fix and make this May half term if you can imagine it you can make it…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01422 330069
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23
MAY
Jimmy Ludlum Onesie Walk
Long Lee Community Centre

On Saturday 23 May 2015 the Manorlands Onesie Walk returns after its hugely successful debut in 2014. The event is being organised in memory of Jimmy Ludlam who passed away in early 2014 after benefiting from the care of Sue Ryder…

Location: 4.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01535 640430
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23
MAY
Bryan Ferry
Harrogate International Centre

Lead vocalist and charismatic front man of Roxy Music where he originally performed alongside fellow greats like Brian Eno and outstanding solo star Bryan Ferry is a living legend.With a smooth timeless style inspired by…

Location: 13 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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