Otley Courthouse

Otley Courthouse
Courthouse Street, Otley, West Yorkshire, LS21 3AN
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Andante: Blowin'in The Wind

Join us as we take you back to the era of PEACE, PROTEST LOVE with uniquely arranged classic songs such as Mr Tambourine Man, Imagine, The Night They Drove Ol Dixie Down, Big yellow Taxi, The Sound of Silence, All you need is Love and many more. Andante Live presents Blowin in the Wind. Combining the vocal harmonies of…

Sat 29 Sep

£14 / 01943 467466

Andrew Maxwell

  • 4 stars

Irish scamp Maxwell shows why his reputation for moments of comedy genius is so well-founded.

Fri 10 May 2019

£15.40 / 01943 467466

Andrew Maxwell: Showtime

With"SHOWTIME"Andrew continued his long run of domination of the Edinburgh Fringe.A memorable cocktail of personal stories, astute political observations and the odd surprise foray into character cameos, it won yet another barrage of five-star reviews for one of the festival's most universally acclaimed acts. Now, it's…

Fri 10 May 2019

£14 / 01943 467466

Animals And Friends

Featuring from the original Animals - John Steel Mick Gallagher (The Blockheads)Danny Handleyand Roberto Ruiz. In 1964 a wave of new energetic rock and roll swept over the youth of the world. On the crest of this wave was The Beatles, The Rolling Stones and of course The Animals. From the banks of the River Tyne came the…

Sat 8 Dec

£20 / 01943 467466

Blair Dunlop

Contemporary folk singer-songwriter.

Sat 6 Oct

£13 / 01943 467466

  • 20:00

Blair Dunlop: Notes From An Island

With every record I am getting closer to what I want to achieve and I think this is comfortably my best album to date.From the start, Blair Dunlops albums have enjoyed critical acclaim, with each one expanding his musical horizons, his audience and his prodigious songwriting gifts. Now, with the release of his fourth…

Sat 6 Oct

£13 / 01943 467466

Breabach

Blending double bagpipes, whistle, fiddle, song and Scottish stepdance with Celtic flair and frenzy.

Sat 16 Feb 2019

£16 / 01943 467466

Celtic Fiddle Festival

Called three of the finest folk violinists anywhere by The Washington Post, Celtic Fiddle Festival celebrates the violin in all its globe-trotting variations. Fiddlers Kevin Burke (Ireland), Christian Lematre (Brittany, France) and Capercaillies own Charlie McKerron (Scotland) showcase a fascinating juxtaposition of…

Sat 17 Nov

£17.50 / 01943 467466

Charlie Dore & Julian Littman: 20 Songs In 90 Minutes

A very special evening of eclectic, contemporary folk as Charlie Dore, one of the UKs most respected songwriters teams up with multi-instrumentalist Julian Littman of Steeleye Span and virtuoso double bass player Gareth Huw Davies for a preview her brand-new album, Dark Matter. The new collection, described as a cocktail…

Fri 25 Jan 2019

£13 / 01943 467466

Charlie Dore With Gareth Hugh Davies

A very special evening of eclectic, contemporary folk with crunchy lyrics as Charlie Dore, one of the UKs most respected songwriters teams up with virtuoso 5 string double bass player Gareth Huw Davies to to share songs from her double-award-winning album, Dark Matter. Charlie swaps between guitars, harmonium, ukulele…

Fri 25 Jan 2019

£13 / 01943 467466

Christopher's Christmas

From the company who brought you the festive favourites The Lost PresentA Christmas Adventure!and Sorry! Christmas is CancelledKatie Saves the Day! comes a new wintery tale for the whole family to share.Its Christmas Eve and Christopher Nibble and his family are putting the finishing touches to his tree when their festive…

Sat 15 Dec

£7–£9 / 01943 467466

Cirque Du Soleil: Worlds Away

If youve never had the chance to see Cirque du Soleil live, then this is the event for you. Come and enjoy this recorded screening of their 2012 performance Worlds Away. A young woman in a small Mid-Western town goes to a travelling carnival one evening, where she is urged by a silent clown to visit the carnivals circus…

Sun 17 Feb 2019

£8–£10 / 01943 467466

Cliff Richard Live: 60th Anniversary Tour

Live broadcast of Cliff Richard's 60th anniversary tour featuring all his greatest hits.

Sun 14 Oct

£12–£13 / 01943 467466

Courthouse Quiz

Its New Year quiz time again. Pit your wits against our new Quiz Inquisitors who will be testing your general knowledge and exercising your little grey cells…. and be waited on as your fish and chip supper is brought to you. Veggie option available.Maximum of 12 tables, so to avoid disappointment please get your teams…

Fri 4 Jan 2019

£5–£60 / 01943 467466

The Diamond Soul Band

Do you feel like Dancing in The Street? Do you like Sweet Soul Music? Was the only boy who could ever reach you the Son of a Preacher Man? Do you demand R-E-S-P-E-C-T, or plead for Mercy? Do you want a ride with Mustang Sally?Based near Skipton, North Yorkshire, this local band covers classic songs from Marvin Gaye…

Fri 1 Feb 2019

£10–£12 / 01943 467466

Fidget Theatre Present: Birds Nest Billy

I wish for an adventure! Billy is a little boy with a big brother called Bo. Billy and Bo both have big hair. Big, curly bird nest hair. They playtogether: building, racing, dancing pretending. Theyre the very best of brothers.Then one day Bo gets ahaircutand starts going to school. Billy plays on his own, but it isnt the…

Sat 23 Feb 2019

£7–£9 / 01943 467466

Finding Your Feet

  • 3 stars
  • 2017
  • UK / Canada / Australia
  • 1h 51min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Richard Loncraine
  • Cast: Imelda Staunton, Timothy Spall, Joanna Lumley
  • UK release: 23 February 2018

Snobbish Sandra (Staunton) is disturbed to find that her husband Mike (Sessions) has been having an affair with best friend Pamela (Lawrence) but her free-spirited sister Bif (Imrie) helps her loosen up. Familiar but pleasant comedy-drama for mature audiences with a dash of daring.

Thu 6 Dec

£5 / 01943 467466

A Fistful Of Spookies

Sensational stylings of Tom Waits, Leonard Cohen, The Beach Boys, a stirring of brand newies and thousand year old Georgian songs, guaranteed to woo, charm, cheer delight. A Fistful of Spookies(UK) were abandoned to their own appliances when festival hits The Spooky Mens Chorale retreated to Australia after sold-out 2015…

Fri 28 Sep

£14 / 01943 467466

Funny Girl

  • 1968
  • US
  • 2h 31min
  • U
  • Directed by: William Wyler
  • Cast: Barbra Streisand, Omar Sharif, Kay Medford

Biopic loosely based on the life and career of comedienne Fanny Brice and her rocky relationship with professional gambler and con artist Nick Artstein.

Sun 18 Nov

£12–£13 / 01943 467466

Gary Delaney: Gagster's Paradise

Comedy from Mock the Week regular.

Fri 1 Mar 2019

£17.60 / 01943 467466

Geoff Norcott: Traditionalism

Political stand-up from the comedian who attempts to hold onto modern views in a world where tradition is becoming a dirty word.

Sat 3 Nov

£13 / 01943 467466

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

  • 4 stars
  • 2018
  • UK
  • 2h 4min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Mike Newell
  • Cast: Lily James, Michiel Huisman, Jessica Brown Findlay
  • UK release: 20 April 2018

Juliet (James) is a successful writer in post-WWII London who discovers the eponymous book club, and learns about their lives under the German occupation of the island. Don’t let the twee title put you off, as it’s a beguiling and affecting celebration of friendship, courage and the joys of reading, full of warmth and…

Thu 24 Jan 2019

£5 / 01943 467466

Gyles Brandreth: Break a Leg

Actor, author, One Show reporter, former MP and government whip tours his new one man show about all things theatrical.

Sun 2 Jun 2019

£20 / 01943 467466

Ian Mcmillan & Luke Carver Goss: Between You And Me

Poet, broadcaster comedian Ian McMillan and Olympic composer Luke Carver Goss present a hilarious night of words, music breath-taking comedy, featuring songs, stories and a musical created out of thin air!Bard of Barnsley Ian McMillan hosts weekly hit radio show The Verb. Hes Poet-in-Residence for Barnsley FC, The Academy…

Fri 22 Feb 2019

£12.50 / 01943 467466

It's Different For Girls

Hull. 1965. Five young women from Hull decide to start a girl band. Within months they are touring the local pubs and clubs and are soon asked to play for the US Troops in Germany. Leaving behind their jobs as cleaners, dental assistants and waitresses, the teenagers embark on their journey to 'freedom'. However, its soon…

Fri 2 Nov

£12 / 01943 467466

James Hornsby: Oliver Twist

James Hornsby is a veteran of well over one-hundred and fifty theatrical performances. In a career spanning more than thirty-five years he has appeared on Television, on the West-End stage and he has worked with some of the countrys leading playwrights including: Sir Alan Ayckbourn, Dame Kay Mellor, Richard Cameron and of…

Sun 7 Oct

£7–£8 / 01943 467466

Jane Siberry

Iconic and enigmatic; Jane Siberry is one of the worlds most unique and gifted singer/songwriters. Blessed with a sincere integrity and emotional depth, her work has spanned 3 decades, with the release of 14 studio albums and performances on concert stages around the world. Her 1985 album The Speckless Sky was a huge…

Fri 7 Dec

£16 / 01943 467466

Jeremy Hardy

Mr Hardy is a stalwart of BBC Radio 4 comedy including The News Quiz and I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue. Now's your chance to see Jeremy out on his own, peddling his intelligent satire and gentle musings across the country.

Fri 30 Nov

Sold out / 01943 467466

The Jon Palmer Acoustic Band

Back again after two sell out performance in 2016, The Jon Palmer Acoustic Band is a highly acclaimed six piece folk, roots and rock & roll combo based in and around Otley. The line up includes guitars, mandolin, whistle, double bass, violin and drums. Jon is a former Grolsch UK songwriter of the year and a published…

Sat 13 Apr 2019

£11–£15 / 01943 467466

Journey's End

  • 4 stars
  • 2017
  • 1h 47min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Saul Dibb
  • Cast: Paul Bettany, Sam Claflin, Asa Butterfield

In a French dugout in 1918, Captain Stanhope (Claflin) is running on whisky and nerves, and approaching a breakdown. Dibb retains the claustrophobia of the original play and a uniformly excellent cast means that the emotional moments are fully earned.

Thu 15 Nov

£5 / 01943 467466

Sat 6 Oct

£12 / 01943 467466

Sat 13 Oct

£12 / 01943 467466

Kevin Henderson & Mathias Perez

Mathias PerezisaSwedish folk guitarist whohas been playing all over the world over thelast 10 years,with a number of international musicians such asNano Stern,SigridMoldestad,HaraldHaugardand Helene Blum Band.But it is with Kevin Henderson that he comes to Otley. Regarded as one of Shetlands finest fiddle players…

Sat 20 Oct

Cancelled / 01943 467466

The King And I

The multi-award winning and critically acclaimed Lincoln Center Theaters production of Rodgers and Hammersteins The King And I comes to cinemas in this unmissable event recorded live from Londons iconic Palladium.Reprising her Tony Award-winning role, Broadway musicals undisputed Queen (The Sunday Times) Kelli OHara…

Sat 22 Dec

£12–£13 / 01943 467466

King Pleasure & The Biscuit Boys

2018 sees King Pleasure The Biscuit Boys celebrate a remarkable 30 years on the road. More than the greatest jump, jive and swing band on the planet, theyve become an institution. In their three decades, the band have delivered nearly 6500 performances in 21 countries, played on 36 radio shows and made 73 television…

Sat 24 Nov

£14–£16 / 01943 467466

Lean on Pete

  • 4 stars
  • 2017
  • UK
  • 2h 1min
  • Directed by: Andrew Haigh
  • Cast: Charlie Plummer, Steve Buscemi, Chloe Sevigny
  • UK release: 16 February 2017

Teenage Charley (Plummer) goes to work for grizzled horse trainer Del (Buscemi) and befriends the titular horse, before going on the road in search of his aunt. Haigh’s delicate directorial style makes a desperately sad coming-of-age tale very watchable, helped by Plummer’s appealingly understated performance.

Thu 28 Feb 2019

£5 / 01943 467466

Leeds Palestinian Film Festival: Fire Fighters Under Occupation

A lack of even the most basic firefighting equipment prompted the Fire Brigade Union to contact Palestinian firefighters several years ago. Now a new film traces what happened when one FBU member returned. Filmmaker Ciaran Gibbons travels to the occupied West Bank to speak to Palestinian firefighters working and living…

Thu 15 Nov

£4–£5 / 01943 467466

The Lindisfarne Story: "a Twist In The Tale"

The Lindisfarne Story, celebrates one of the UK's most original and successful groups. Front-man Billy Mitchell and founder member Ray Laidlaw travel through the Geordie group's history from the1960's to the present day via their classic songs, rare video, audioand photographs - tall tales and scurrilous gossip.From…

Sat 30 Mar 2019

£20 / 01943 467466

Lunchtime Classical Recital: Ensemble Chamaleon

Ensemble Chamleon was founded in 2017 as a split off from the Chamleon Flute Ensemble by flautists Laura Kox and Jennifer Shepherd. It is a flexible ensemble including at least 1 flautist and any other instrumentalists as required for any particular programme.This lunchtime recital will feature the pair as a duo…

Thu 25 Oct

£5 / 01943 467466

Luncthime Recital: A Victorian Christmas With Martha Hayward (Soprano) And Matthew Lazenby (Piano)

An afternoon of long-lost Victorian Christmas songs and piano solos to amuse, entertain and remind us where many of our now common traditions began. Stories of sorrow, joy, merriment and intrigue, this is not a concert to miss. Accompanied at the piano with a large glass of port.

Wed 12 Dec

£5 / 01943 467466

The Man Who Invented Christmas

  • 3 stars
  • 2017
  • 1h 44min
  • PG
  • Directed by: Bharat Nalluri
  • Cast: Dan Stevens, Christopher Plummer, Jonathan Pryce, Simon Callow, Donald Sumpter, Miriam Margolyes, Morfydd Clark, Justin Edwards, Ian McNeice, Bill Paterson
  • UK release: 1 December 2017

Charles Dickens (Stevens), down on his luck, is in desperate need of a hit when Ebenezer Scrooge (Plummer) pops into his head and starts offering pointers. Decent if occasionally twee adaptation of Les Standiford’s non-fiction book, with Stevens being sympathetic and energetic and Plummer clearly relishing a chance to do…

Thu 20 Dec

£5 / 01943 467466

Marty Jopson: Invisible Worlds, A Microscopic Safari

Journey through the beginnings of microscopy to contemporary practices, demonstrated live on stage by the BBC One Show's resident scientist Marty Jopson

Mon 5 Nov

Over-7s only

£8–£10 / 01943 467466

Movie Matinee

Real life proves just as dramatic off-screen as it does on it for these two actors, the aging Hollywood superstar Gloria Grahame and her younger lover, Peter Turner. Ultimately, they find that they must each come to terms with whatever fate they face in the future whether they are together or apart.Director:Paul McGuigan…

Thu 14 Feb 2019

£5 / 01943 467466

Movie Matinee: The Post

A cover-up that spanned four U.S. Presidents pushed the countrys first female newspaper publisher and a hard-driving editor to join an unprecedented battle between the press and the government.Director:Steven Spielberg, Stars:,Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks, Sarah Paulson116mins, 12A

Thu 18 Oct

£5 / 01943 467466

Movie Matinee: Wonder

WONDER tells the incredibly inspiring and heart-warming story of August Pullman. Born with facial differences Auggie becomes the most unlikely of heroes when he enters the local fifth grade. His extraordinary journey proves you cant blend in when you were born to stand out.Director:Stephen Chbosky,Star:Jacob Tremblay…

Thu 1 Nov

£5 / 01943 467466

Narthen Christmas Show: Coope, Simpson, Fraser & Freya

Whilst the name of their shows may change and the content vary yearly the essential formula at Christmas remains the same. Back by popular demand, the legendary quartet which is Coope, Simpson, Fraser and Freya bring their latest seasonal show to Otley. Their shows always feature the fantastic four part, polyphonic…

Fri 21 Dec

£13 / 01943 467466

National Theatre Live: Allelujah!

Running Time: 170 mins, including intervalBBFC Certificate: 12AAllelujah!by Alan BennettLeaves you bobbing on a wave of happiness IndependentAlan Bennetts sharp and hilarious new play is just what the doctor ordered (Daily Telegraph). Filmed live at Londons Bridge Theatre during its limited run, dont miss this rousing…

Sat 5 Jan 2019

£12–£13 / 01943 467466

National Theatre Live: Antony & Cleopatra

Simon Goodwin's adaptation of Shakespeare's play with Ralph Fiennes and Sophie Okonedo in the titular roles, broadcast live from the National Theatre.

Sat 12 Jan 2019

£12–£13 / 01943 467466

National Theatre Live: I'm Not Running

New play by David Hare, premiering at the National Theatre and broadcast live to cinemas.

Thu 14 Feb 2019

£12–£13 / 01943 467466

National Theatre Live: King Lear

  • 2014
  • UK
  • Directed by: Sam Mendes
  • Cast: Simon Russell Beale

Mendes returns to the National Theatre to direct Simon Russell Beale in the title role of Shakespeare’s tragedy.

Thu 1 Nov

£12–£13 / 01943 467466

National Theatre Live: The Madness Of George III

  • 2018

Alan Bennett's multi-award-winning drama is broadcast live from Nottingham Playhouse.

Thu 31 Jan 2019

£12–£13 / 01943 467466

Never The Bride & Light Zeppelin

Roger Daltrey broadcast Nikki Lamborn has the best female rock voice since Janis Joplin and I know what Im talking about, I knew Janis.In the very heart of the notorious London rock and roll scene exists a whirlwind duo of female energy and ecstasy, please meet Never The Bride.Their live performance is to be held in awe…

Fri 12 Oct

Cancelled / 01943 467466

Never the Bride

Nickki Lamborn fronts this high-energy blues five-piece who are famous for their electric live shows and have supported The Who, ZZ Top and The Pretenders in their time.

Fri 12 Oct

£10–£15 / 01943 467466

On Chesil Beach

  • 2 stars
  • 2017
  • UK
  • Directed by: Dominic Cooke
  • Cast: Saoirse Ronan, Billy Howle, Anne-Marie Duff, Emily Watson
  • UK release: 19 January 2018

Adaptation by Ian McEwan of his own novella, in which newlyweds Eddie (Howle) and Florence (Ronan) have an unsatisfying wedding night in a Dorset hotel in the early 60s. Overwrought and underwhelming, it’s filmed with a heavy hand by theatre director Cooke, making it for self-important and unengaging viewing.

Thu 10 Jan 2019

£5 / 01943 467466

Oskar's Amazing Adventure

Desperate for some fun, Oskar leaves the snowbound little house on top of the mountain to try to find a friendly animal to play with. But where are all the animals? And why does Oskar have to wait till spring to play his favourite game again? This original play for young children uses a rich mix of storytelling, physical…

Sat 13 Oct

£7–£9 / 01943 467466

Otley Women Together Present: Unrest

Jennifer Breas Sundance award-winning documentary, Unrest, is a personal journey from patient to advocate to storyteller. Jennifer is twenty-eight years-old, working on her PhD at Harvard, and months away from marrying the love of her life when a mysterious fever leaves her bedridden. When doctors tell her its all in her…

Fri 5 Oct

£4–£5 / 01943 467466

Peggy Seeger And Family An Evening Of Song And Conversation

Peggy Seeger - singer, songwriter, feminist, icon, muse - is the undisputed queen of folk and political song. Now in her 80s, her performances, charisma and wit remain undiminished. Join Peggy and sons for a memorable evening featuring some of her and Ewan MacColls most treasured songs, readings from her highly acclaimed…

Sat 27 Oct

£16 / 01943 467466

Phill Jupitus: Juplicity

Phill brings poetry and chat to the masses.

Sun 16 Dec

Sold out / 01943 467466

A Quiet Passion

  • 4 stars
  • 2016
  • UK
  • 2h 5min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Terence Davies
  • Written by: Terence Davies
  • Cast: Cynthia Nixon, Jennifer Ehle, Duncan Duff
  • UK release: 7 April 2017

Emily Dickinson (Nixon) is a quick-witted, intelligent woman living in 19th century Amherst, Mass., debating with her Catholic lawyer father (Carradine) and pious aunt (Badland). Compelling portrait of the great American poet, with brilliant work from Ehle as Emily’s younger sister and a barnstorming performance from…

Thu 4 Oct

£5 / 01943 467466

The Rape Of Recy Taylor

  • 2017
  • 1h 31min
  • Directed by: Nancy Buirski
  • Cast: Tommy Bernardi, Robert Corbitt, Alma Daniels

Mrs Recy Taylor was gang raped by six white boys in 1944 Alabama. Unbroken, she spoke up and fought for justice with help from Rosa Parks and legions of women.

Thu 18 Oct

£4–£5 / 01943 467466

Reform Theatre Company: This Might Hurt

ThisMightHurt: written by JohnGodberWhen tough actor Jack Skipton returns from filming to care for his ageing aunt, he has no idea what he is letting himself in for. But this might be his most taxing role to date, as he begins an incredible odyssey through the N.H.S, from cancelled GPs appointments, wrongly booked scans…

Sun 21 Oct

£12 / 01943 467466

Rome And Juliet

Performed at the Teatro Alla Scala in Milan, this is a recorded screening of this ballet featuring classic choreography to the immortal notes of Sergej Prokofiev. Conducted by Patrick Fournillier. Romeo and Juliet debuted in January 1938 in Soviet Russia and it took three years for Prokofiev to get his adaptation of…

Fri 14 Dec

£10–£11 / 01943 467466

Romeo And Juliet

Performed at the Teatro Alla Scala in Milan, this is a recorded screening of this ballet featuring classic choreography to the immortal notes of Sergej Prokofiev. Conducted by Patrick Fournillier. Romeo and Juliet debuted in January 1938 in Soviet Russia and it took three years for Prokofiev to get his adaptation of…

Fri 14 Dec

£10–£11 / 01943 467466

Sam Avery: The Learner Parent

Comedy about parenthood from stand-up comedian, viral blogger and bestselling author Sam Avery (aka The Learner Parent).

Fri 23 Nov

£17 / 01943 467466

The Sisterhood

THE SISTERHOOD - Celebrating female musicians and the stories behind their songsThe Sisterhood is four accomplished Leeds musicians: Fuzzy Jones, Fran Wyburn,Astralunaand Miranda Arieh - each of whom have been featured on BBC Introducing and have a wealth of composing, performing and recording experience between them.At…

Fri 15 Feb 2019

£8 / 01943 467466

Snake Davis Band

Returning to the Courthouse following his sell out gig in 2016, top British soul jazz and funk saxophonist Snake Davis is widely known for his solos on tracks such as Lisa Stansfields Change, M-Peoples Search for a Hero and Movin on up, and Take Thats A million love songs. This year the 4-piece band will include Snake on…

Fri 11 Jan 2019

£16 / 01943 467466

Sounds Of Simon

Tribute act to the American duo Simon and Garfunkel.

Sat 19 Jan 2019

£12 / 01943 467466

Fri 19 Oct

£15 / 01943 467466

La Traviata

A recorded screening from Teatro Alla Scala, acclaimed American filmmaker Sofia Coppola and Italian haute couture king Valentino Garavani have teamed up for a stunning revival of Giuseppe Verdis classic opera, LA TRAVIATA.Coppola breathes new life into Verdis 1853 opera, that tells the story of tempestuous love and…

Sat 2 Feb 2019

£12–£13 / 01943 467466

Tutti Frutti & York Theatre Royal Present: The Snow Queen

Kai andGerdahad been friends foras long as they could remember. Day followed day,always the same.Until In a whirl of magic and deception, splinters of a magical broken mirror blow in the wind, freezing hearts and changing everything!As Kai is pulled under the spell of the powerful snow queen of ice and coldness, we…

Thu 29 Nov

Sold out / 01943 467466

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