Otley Courthouse

Otley Courthouse
Courthouse Street, Otley, West Yorkshire, LS21 3AN
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Aidan O'rourke & Kit Downes

A new duo that brings together two of the UKs foremost folk and jazz artists, a sparse and emotive exploration of contemporary folk music formed by multi award winning Scottish fiddler - composer Aidan ORourke (Lau / Kan / Blazin Fiddles) and Mercury Music Prize nominated, BBC Jazz Award Winner harmonium and piano player…

Sat 28 Apr

£14 / 01943 467466

The Ballad of Shirley Collins

  • 2017
  • UK
  • 1h 34min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Rob Curry, Tim Plester

Music doc about the life and music of folk icon Shirley Collins.

Fri 16 Feb

£8–£10 / 01943 467466

Dan Cassidy Swing Quartet

Outstanding violinist Dan Cassidy makes a return visit to The Courthouse with an evening of hot tunes and gypsy jazz to capture the effervescent spirit of the swing era. The brother of the late Eva Cassidy, those who saw his previous show will attest to the fact that the musical talents were not confined to his…

Sat 9 Jun

£12.50 / 01943 467466

Dennis Greaves & Mark Feltham from Nine Below Zero

Nine Below Zero’s, Dennis Greaves and Mark Feltham have gone back to their blues roots performing a series of intimate, acoustic concerts as a duo.

Fri 2 Feb

£12 / 01943 467466

Elle

  • 4 stars
  • 2016
  • France, Germany, Belgium
  • 2h 10min
  • 18
  • Directed by: Paul Verhoeven
  • Cast: Isabelle Huppert, Christian Berkel, Anne Consigny
  • UK release: 24 February 2017

Michele (Huppert) is a successful, middle-aged video games producer who, when raped by a violent intruder, doesn't report the assault but behaves as though nothing has happened. Verhoeven's dark character drama features an astonishing, multi-layered central performance from Huppert and its treatment of sexual violence is…

Thu 1 Feb

Free / 01943 467466

Exhibitions On Screen: David Hockney

Exhibitions on Screen: DAVID HOCKNEYAT THE ROYAL ACADEMY OF ARTS: A Bigger Picture 2012 82 Portraits and One Still Life 2016Directed by Phil Grabsky and presented by Tim MarlowWidely considered Britains most popular artist, David Hockney is a global sensation with exhibitions in London, New York, Paris and beyond…

Sat 5 May

£8 / 01943 467466

Fizz, Film And Fish'n'chips (Paddington 2)

Following the success of Beauty and the Beast last year we are running our second family friendly film - for film fans of all ages.Our film this time is Paddington 2 which gathered five star reviews across the board when it was released late in 2017. The film honours its stars rich legacy with a sweet-natured sequel whose…

Sun 8 Apr

£3–£10 / 01943 467466

Gary Delaney

Double Sony Award Winner * Regular On Mock The Week * Chortle Award NomineeHe loves each and every gag and you cant help but be carried away by his infectious charm. Hes like a cheeky schoolboy who can barely hide his glee with each and every punch line.Garys the only comic ever to have got two gags in the same top 10 for…

Fri 1 Mar 2019

£16 / 01943 467466

Gary Delaney: Gagster's Paradise

Razor-sharp gags and intelligent one-liners from the double Sony Award-winning radio and TV writer.

Fri 1 Mar 2019

£16 / 01943 467466

  • 20:00

God's Own Country

  • 4 stars
  • 2017
  • UK
  • 1h 44min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Francis Lee
  • Written by: Francis Lee
  • Cast: Josh O'Connor, Alec Secareanu, Gemma Jones

Johnny (O’Connor) is a young Yorkshireman living with his sour grandmother (Jones) and disgruntled father (Hart), whose life is turned upside-down by the arrival of Romanian migrant Ghoerghe (Secareanu). Fluid photography and achingly honest performances make for a transformative drama about the possibility of a better…

Thu 19 Apr

Free / 01943 467466

Graduation

  • 5 stars
  • 2016
  • Romania / France / Belgium
  • 2h 8min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Cristian Mungiu
  • Cast: Adrian Titieni, Maria-Victoria Dragus, Rares Andrici
  • UK release: 31 March 2017

Eliza (Dragus) has been awarded a scholarship to study in the UK, and all she has to do is pass her graduation exams, but on the day of the first session she is attacked, and her father (Titieni) is concerned that it will affect her performance. Masterful, slow-burning drama about compromise and ambition, beautifully…

Thu 1 Mar

Free / 01943 467466

Harriet

The British singer-songwriter, discovered on the Graham Norton show, performs soulful pop.

Sat 14 Apr

£20 / 01943 467466

Hidden Figures

  • 4 stars
  • 2016
  • US
  • 2h 7min
  • PG
  • Directed by: Theodore Melfi
  • Cast: Taraji P Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monáe

The true story of the African-American women who provided NASA with important mathematical data needed to launch its first successful space missions, despite institutionalised segregation in the workplace. The leads are wonderful and it’s an inspiring story about collective triumph.

Thu 8 Feb

£4 / 01943 467466

I am Not Your Negro

  • 5 stars
  • 2016
  • US
  • 1h 35min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Raoul Peck

Documentary examining race relations in America, based on James Baldwin's unfinished manuscript Remember This House, which is told through the stories of Medgar Evers, Malcolm X and Dr Martin Luther King. Director Raoul Peck makes use of Baldwin's writing over archive footage, news clippings and vintage photographs…

Thu 15 Mar

Free / 01943 467466

Imar

Imar have rapidly gained a reputation as Celtic musics hottest new property. Based in Glasgow, but playing primarily Irish music, the line-up features bouzouki, fiddle, concertina, pipes bodhran. Individually they boast All-Ireland and BBC Folk Awards a-plenty, but it is together that they truly excel, seemingly old heads…

Fri 11 May

£12.50 / 01943 467466

Intimissimi On Ice

Following the Winter Olympics in Feb - see a spectacular ice show where the skaters are Olympic champions……..Sat 10 March 2pmIntimissimi on Ice 2017This spectacular show at the iconic Arena di Verona is brought to Otley on film. It features some of the most iconic opera pieces and contemporary performance with an…

Sat 10 Mar

£5 / 01943 467466

John Doyle, John Mccusker, Mike Mcgoldrick

John Doyle, John McCusker and Mike McGoldrick first crossed paths as teenagers. Quarter of a century later, the fired-up folk live-wires are set to celebrate their friendship, and musical kinship, with their first studio album, The Wishing Tree. A thrilling trip through traditional, contemporary and original jigs, reels…

Sun 4 Mar

£16 / 01943 467466

John Jones And The Reluctant Ramblers - Spine Of England II - 24-28 May 2018

John Jones, the charismatic lead singer of award-winning Oysterband, has been an avid walker for many years. In 2009, John combined his love of walking with his music and led a group of walkers and musicians from his home on the Welsh Borders, via the Wychwood Festival in Cheltenham, to the Big Session Festival then in…

Sat 26 May

£12–£14 / 01943 467466

Jon Palmer Acoustic Band

Back again for a third successive year, Jon Palmer and his six piece acoustic band will be playing their usual mix of folk, roots and rock 'n' roll.Describing the band as a cross between The Pogues and Bruce Springsteen's Seeger Session Band - with a bit of Waterboys and Saw Doctors thrown in for good measure, Jon is a…

Sat 21 Apr

£10–£14 / 01943 467466

Keith James: The Songs of Nick Drake

Songwriter and music producer Keith James pays tribute to one of Britain's most revered and best-loved singer/songwriters, who tragically died in 1974 aged 26.

Sat 24 Feb

£14 / 01943 467466

Land of Mine

  • 4 stars
  • 2015
  • Denmark/Germany
  • 1h 40min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Martin Zandvliet
  • Cast: Roland Møller, Louis Hofmann, Joel Basman
  • UK release: 4 August 2017

At the end of WW2, veteran Danish army sergeant Carl Rasmussen (Møller) is placed in charge of a group of teenage German POWs who he puts to work defusing and removing 45,000 landmines. Intelligent, poignant, Oscar-nominated drama about the dehumanising effect of war, carried by an ebullient, heartfelt performance from…

Thu 5 Apr

Free / 01943 467466

The Lost Honour Of Katharina Blum, And The Vanishing

In association with Home - Manchester States of Danger and Deceit season, and the BFI Thriller season, Otley Film Society present two classic films - with a free talk, tea and cake.2pm Introductory Talk - free to ticket holders for either filmAndy Willis (senior lecturer in Media Studies at Salford University and curator…

Sun 21 Jan

£4–£8 / 01943 467466

The Lost Honour Of Katherina Blum, And The Vanishing

In association with Home - Manchester States of Danger and Deceit season, and the BFI Thriller season, Otley Film Society present two classic films - with a free talk, tea and cake.2pm Introductory Talk - free to ticket holders for either filmLed by Andy Willis, curator of States of Danger and Deceit: European political…

Sun 21 Jan

£4–£8 / 01943 467466

Lucy Porter: Choose Your Battles

All-new show from the Fringe fave about being offended, irritated or outraged by people.

Fri 13 Apr

£14 / 01943 467466

A Man Called Ove (En man som heter Ove)

  • 4 stars
  • 2015
  • Sweden
  • 1h 56min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Hannes Holm
  • Cast: Rolf Lassgård, Bahar Pars, Zozan Akgün, Tobias Almborg
  • UK release: 30 June 2017

Ove (Lassgård) is an ageing, widowed grump who’s the self-appointed prefect of a small community; his attempts at suicide are continually frustrated by his new neighbours, mouthy Iranian immigrant Parvaneh (Pars) and her family. Shamelessly feelgood, with a welcome streak of black comedy, it’s predictable but heartwarming.

Thu 3 May

Free / 01943 467466

Mark Nevin

Fairground Attraction founder, songwriter and double BRIT Award winner Mark Nevin takes his brilliant band on tour in 2018.Beside writing the classic Perfect (which celebrates 30 years since topping the charts around the world) and the much loved album First of a Million Kisses, his songs have been recorded by David…

Fri 16 Mar

£14 / 01943 467466

Martyn Joseph

Cult singer-songwriter, described as the 'Welsh Springsteen', making social and spiritual comment through his acoustic songs.

Fri 26 Jan

Sold out / 01943 467466

Movie Matinee - Lion

Movie Matinees start at 2pm with tea/coffee and biscuits available from 1.30, which is included in the ticket price of �4. As part of the inclusive ethos of Otley Courthouse, subtitles will be shown. Bookable at Otley Courthouse box office (01943 467466) or online at otleycourthouse.org.uk25 JanLion (2016), Aus/USA/UKPG…

Thu 25 Jan

£4 / 01943 467466

Mystery Film

Mystery film. 'Nuff said.

Thu 17 May

Free / 01943 467466

Nancy Kerr & Luke Daniels

Luke Daniels Nancy Kerr have teamed up for a limited number of shows this year to perform their own and each others music. English fiddler singer Nancy is well-known from the Melrose Quartet, the Sweet Visitor Band as a duo with James Fagan, while Luke is often seen playing with Cara Dillon. They will each perform solo…

Sat 10 Mar

£12.50 / 01943 467466

National Theatre Live: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

A bold reimagining of Tennessee Williams Cat on a Hot Tin Roof starring Sienna Miller alongside Jack O’Connell and Colm Meaney.

Thu 22 Feb

£12 / 01943 467466

National Theatre Live: Julius Caesar

  • 2018
  • Directed by: Nicholas Hytner
  • Cast: Ben Whishaw, Michelle Fairley

Ben Whishaw and Michelle Fairley play Brutus and Cassius in Nicholas Hytner’s production of Shakespeare's political drama.

Thu 22 Mar

£12 / 01943 467466

National Theatre Live: Young Marx

  • 2017
  • Directed by: Nicholas Hytner
  • Written by: Richard Bean, Clive Coleman.
  • Cast: Rory Kinnear, Oliver Chris

Rory Kinnear is Marx and Oliver Chris is Engels, in this new comedy written by Richard Bean and Clive Coleman.

Thu 25 Jan

£12 / 01943 467466

Nine Below Zero

Nine Below Zero’s founding members, Dennis Greaves and Mark Feltham have gone back to their blues roots and are performing a series of intimate, acoustic concerts as a duo. These are the first ‘old style’ blues shows the pair have performed in the 35 years they have been working together. Covering songs by blues…

Fri 2 Feb

£12 / 01943 467466

No Mean Feat

No Mean Feat is a 5-piece band paying homage principally to two iconic groups of the 70s, Steely Dan and Little Feat from the East and West Coast of the US respectively. Playing an eclectic mix of Steely Dan, Little Feat, Hall Oates and more, this is an evening of music guaranteed to get your own feet tapping and dancing…

Fri 2 Mar

£8 / 01943 467466

Odd Doll Presents: Seaside Terror

Odd Doll In association with Little Mighty present: Seaside TerrorIts holiday season. The season of terror! Odd Doll take a trip to the seaside, where they find more than they bargained for. The only other inhabitant of the dilapidated pier is a rather sinister ice cream man. And hes got some very strange stories to tell…

Fri 9 Feb

£11 / 01943 467466

Tue 13 Feb

£6–£8 / 01943 467466

Patti Boulaye - Billie And Me

Patti Boulaye showcases her one-woman jazz show featuring the music of Billie Holiday.The award-winning singer and musical theatre star Patti Boulaye brings her wonderful, moving one-woman show Billie and Me, in which she discusses the parallels of her life and career with that of the great singer Billie Holiday.Holidays…

Fri 27 Apr

£15 / 01943 467466

Phil Wang: Kinabalu

  • 4 stars

Phil Wang, son of the British Empire, muses on the realities of being a British East Asian in his laid back style.

Fri 9 Mar

£12 / 01943 467466

Richard Digance

Richard resumes as normal after his Golden Anniversary celebrations of 2017 with a series of dates doing what he loves best, telling stories, playing the guitar and singing songs. This year there's a whole new show having shaken off the nostalgic trip of 50 years last year.With a BAFTA Nomination as TV Entertainer Of The…

Fri 20 Apr

£15 / 01943 467466

Robin Ince: Pragmatic Insanity

New stand-up show from the star of Radio 4's The Infinite Monkey Cage.

Fri 23 Feb

£14 / 01943 467466

Simon Evans: Genius

Sardonic and supercilious humour brought to the stage by the Radio 4 regular and writer.

Sat 12 May

£14 / 01943 467466

Talisk

Talisk have already stacked up several major awards for their pyrotechnic yet artfully woven sound, including Best Band at the Scots Trad Music Awards and the BBC Young Folk Award. At the helm is phenomenal concertina player Mohsen Amini, a Scot of Anglo-Iranian heritage whose playing was described by The Herald as a…

Sat 7 Apr

£12.50 / 01943 467466

Through The Decades With Roy Orbison & Buddy Holly

Roy Orbison and Buddy Holly both grew up in the same part of Texas. They recorded their earlier work in the Norman Petty Studios in Clovis, New Mexico, even at one point recording the same songs An empty cup (and a broken date) as well as Youve Got Love both written by Roy Orbison.The two Artists brought a unique Texas…

Sun 18 Mar

£17.50 / 01943 467466

Topsy Turvy Presents: Christophers Caterpillars

Written and illustrated by Charlotte Middleton and adapted for the stage by Claire Alizon Hills, Topsy Turvy Theatre return with everyones favourite guinea pig in his latest adventure - Christophers Caterpillars.Christopher Nibble and his best friend Posie have been busy growing plants and food in their garden whilst…

Sat 17 Feb

£7–£9 / 01943 467466

A United Kingdom

  • 4 stars
  • 2016
  • US / UK / Czech Republic
  • 1h 51min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Amma Asante
  • Cast: Rosamund Pike, David Oyelowo, Tom Felton, Laura Carmichael
  • UK release: 25 November 2016

In post-war London, Ruth (Pike) and black law student Seretse (Oyelowo) fall in love; the thing is, he's first in line to the throne of Bechuanaland (today's Botswana). Based on a true story; Pike and Oyelowo bring a warm human touch to this sentimental but well-crafted history lesson.

Thu 15 Feb

Free / 01943 467466

Viceroy's House

  • 2 stars
  • 2017
  • UK / India
  • 1h 46min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Gurinder Chadha
  • Cast: Gillian Anderson, Michael Gambon, Hugh Bonneville, Manish Dayal, Huma Qureshi
  • UK release: 3 March 2017

Lord Louis Mountbatten (Bonneville) is to oversee Britain’s withdrawal from India and the ensuing partition, but he and his wife Edwina (Anderson) witness the violence erupting through the country. A below-stairs romance between Dayal and Qureshi is frustratingly insipid and the Indian characters are all unforgivably…

Thu 22 Feb

£4 / 01943 467466

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