What's on inOtley


Welcome to Otley

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Otley - 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 Otley to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Otley

19
FEB
Band of Horses
O2 Academy Leeds

Formerly known as Horses Bridwell Ryan Monroe Tyler Ramsey Bill Reynolds and Creighton Barrett are now collectively called as Band of Horses. In 2004 Ben Bridwell formed this American rock group.This Indie rock Southern rock…

Location: 9.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

21
FEB
A World of Books – Children’s activity event
Bagshaw Museum

Join us as we prepare for World Book Day in March with storytelling and crafts inspired by Bagshaws wondrous galleries.Tuesday 21 February 12 noon ‐ 3.30pmBagshaw Museum Wilton Park Batley WF17 OAS 01924 324765£1 per child no booking required…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01924 324765
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21
FEB
Convicts and Lunatics
Stage@Leeds

Gracefool Collective and Red Ladder presents:Convicts and LunaticsConvicts and Lunatics is an amusing and thought provoking double bill spanning a hundred years of wayward women with dangerous ideas. Red Ladder Theatre Companys critically acclaimed one‐woman musical drama Wrong Un follows a Lancashire…

Location: 8.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01133 438730
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22
FEB
Cirque du Soleil Varekai
First Direct Arena

Cirque du Soleil Varekai at First Direct Arena in Leeds on Wednesday 22 February 2017. 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…

Location: 9.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

24
FEB
The Republic of Fentonia
The Fenton

The Republic of Fentonia presents...5 Shades of Punk.Weve got five bands with very different takes on punk this time.EXPELAIRES post‐punk since 78Recorded BBC session for John Peel showrecorded To See You cw Frequency for Zoo Records 1978. Recorded Sympathy cw Kicks for…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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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: 9.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 675750
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01
MAR
Leeds Dance Auditions
Northern Ballet

Leeds Dance Auditions for teenagers: The exciting new dance contest in Leeds for teenagers and pre‐teens is being launched this week with teens all around the UK set to get involved in a fantastic opportunity to get their name out there. The…

Location: 9.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02380 526699
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01
MAR
Try Martial Arts
Aegis Martial Arts Academy | Harrogate

Interested in trying Martial Arts. Come along to a free class.Try Martial Arts wiith no obligation and learn more about how Martial Arts is beneficial as a form of physical exercise and to help with focus and concentration.AEGIS Martial Arts Academy is…

Location: 8.6 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: Seew ebsite
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03
MAR
Frazer Theatre Comedy Club
Frazer Theatre

The Frazer Theatre Comedy Club is back on Friday March 3rd with a fan‐favourites show Weve asked our loyal audience members who they would most like to see visit us again and put them together in a spectacular double‐header. Its one of…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07835 927965
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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: 7.4 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: 8.9 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: 15.5 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: 9.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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: 9 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: 9.2 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: 8.7 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: 8.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01132 445523
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19
MAR
Leeds Singing and Dance Auditions
Northern Ballet

Leeds Singing and Dance Auditions for teenagers: The exciting new singing and dance contest in Leeds for teenagers and pre‐teens is being launched this week with teens all around the UK set to get involved in a fantastic opportunity to get their…

Location: 9.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02380 526699
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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: 9.4 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: 4.9 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: 9.1 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: 3.2 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: 9.1 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: 12.8 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: 9.2 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: 9.2 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: 9.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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: 9.2 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 07025 085200
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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: 11 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: 9.2 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 0113 203337
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Tourist Attractions


Harewood House

Harewood is a great family day out. Visit the Adventure Playground, explore the Gardens and Bird Gardens, take a boat trip across the lake or marvel at the collections in the House. With an extensive programme of events and exhibitions, Harewood offers something for all.The garden landscape at…

Knaresborough Castle and Old Courthouse Museum

Knaresborough Castle towers on a cliff high above the River Nidd, overlooking one of the most picturesque views in England. Knaresborough has been a royal castle from its earliest construction, and has had a long and illustrious history, having played its part in many important episodes in history.…

Thackray Museum

The Museum was the inspiration of Paul Thackray, grandson of Charles F Thackray, founder of the medical company bearing his name in Leeds in 1902.With the aid of a £3 million grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund, the museum has been established in a former workhouse building adjacent…

Bolling Hall

Tucked away in a leafy garden, less than a mile from the city centre, is one of Bradford's most precious jewels. . . It's easy to see why Bolling Hall was a pleasant family home for more than five centuries, with views right over the…

Harewood Bird Garden

Harewood is a great family day out. Visit the Adventure Playground, explore the Gardens and Bird Gardens, take a boat trip across the lake or marvel at the collections in the House. With an extensive programme of events and exhibitions, Harewood offers something for all.Our aim at Harewood…

Leeds City Museum

Leeds City Museum is an exciting day out for visitors of all ages. See fascinating , lively displays that tell the story of Leeds, the natural world, Ancient Egypt and Africa, to name but a few.Experience a world of discovery.. explore four floors of interactive and exciting galleries.…

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Want to see what other attractions to visit when in Otley? See our list of attractions in Otley, including theme parks, castles, historic houses, zoos and many more family days out.