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

Alone in Berlin

  • 2016
  • 1h 43min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Vincent Perez
  • Cast: Emma Thompson, Daniel Brühl, Brendan Gleeson

Berlin, 1940. Working class couple Otto and Anna Quangel receive the news that their only son has lost his life in the battlefield and decide to resist the Nazi regime in their very own way. Soon the Gestapo is hunting 'the threat'.

Thu 24 May

£4 / 01943 467466

Box Tale Soup Present: The Wind In The Willows

From the peaceful pleasures of Rattys beloved river bank to the fearful frights and wicked weasels of the Wild Wood, join Mole and Ratty on their marvelous adventures, along with gruff old Badger and magnificent Mr. Toad. A beautiful new adaptation of Kenneth Grahames much-loved classic by award winning theatre company…

Sat 17 Mar

£7–£9 / 01943 467466

Carmen on the Lake

  • 2017
  • 3h
  • Directed by: Kasper Holten

Performed on the water stage of Lake Constance in Bregenz (Austria), George Bizet's Carmen is a story of passion, destiny and obsession.

Sun 22 Apr

£12 / 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

Dave Johns: I, Fillum Star

What happens to a comedian when hes plucked from obscurity by master film maker Ken Loach and cast in the title role of one of the most acclaimed and talked about British films in recent years? I, Daniel Blake became a beacon for social realism and, for Dave Johns, a rollercoaster ride of red carpet surrealism. From…

Fri 30 Mar

£14 / 01943 467466

David Parkin Productions: The Nose That Nobody Picked

One day, Christopher, a keen but unorthodox gardener, finds a living nose raised by slugs in his garden. In their hunt to find Little Big Nose a face, they encounter Doctor Skinner, an eccentric plastic surgeon, who has connections with noses past and sinister intentions for his future. A surreal, snotty, rip-snorting…

Thu 5 Apr

£7–£9 / 01943 467466

Emily Portman & Rob Harbron

Emily Portman Rob Harbron are two of the finest and most distinctive performers on the British folk scene. With multiple accolades for their years of work in different collaborations, now they have formed an inspired new collaboration. Together they create a boldly stripped-back and intricately woven sound, exploring…

Sun 1 Jul

£13 / 01943 467466

Exhibition On Screen: David Hockney at The Royal Academy of Arts

Intimate and in-depth interviews with David Hockney, focusing on his blockbuster exhibitions held in 2012 and 2016 at the Royal Academy of Art in London.

Sat 5 May

£8 / 01943 467466

Exhibitions On Screen Present: David Hockney

DAVID HOCKNEY AT 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, attracting millions of…

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: 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

Gary Delaney: There's Something About Gary

The something about Gary is that he has a lot of opinions on jokes and is going to let you hear them (and hopefully some jokes) on his latest tour.

Fri 1 Mar 2019

£17.60 / 01943 467466

Globe On Screen: King Lear

King Lear has three daughters, but no sons. Boldly he decides to divide his kingdom among his children, but fails to anticipate the consequences of his actions. His generosity is cruelly repaid and Lear finds himself adrift, wandering homeless and destitute. As he comes to realize the false values by which he has lived…

Fri 13 Jul

£12 / 01943 467466

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

Hambledon Productions Present: Steptoe And Son

Albert and Harold; father and son. One proclaims hes a poor old man while the other protests that hes a dirty old man! In fact, both are telling the truth. These two-warring rag-and-bone-men, in their Shepherds Bush scrapyard home, became household favourites for entire generations throughout the 60s and 70s and still…

Fri 6 Apr

£12 / 01943 467466

Handel's Messiah

Inspired by Handels profound religious masterpiece, this acclaimed production, recorded at the Bristol Old Vic theatre, provides a rare chance to experience a powerfully dramatic account of Messiah and to rediscover the intense spirituality of its many well-known arias and choruses. Staged by Tony award winning director…

Sat 31 Mar

£12 / 01943 467466

Harriet

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

Sat 14 Apr

£20 / 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

International Women's Day - Made In Dagenham

To celebrate International Womens Day on 8th March, Otley Women Together will be showing Made in Dagenham, a dramatisation of the 1968 strike at the Ford Dagenham car plant, where female workers walked out in protest sexual discrimination. In 1968, the Ford car factory in Dagenham was one of the largest single private…

Mon 5 Mar

Free / 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

Sold out / 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

Letters From Baghdad

  • 2016
  • US / UK / France
  • 1h 35min
  • Directed by: Sabine Krayenbühl / Zeva Oelbaum

The story of Gertrude Bell and her influence on Iraq after World War I.

Thu 14 Jun

£4 / 01943 467466

The London Lasses With Chris O'malley

Over the past seventeen years The London Lasses have been delighted to bring their music to some of the worlds most prestigious festivals and concert halls, including Cambridge Folk Festival, and the Royal Albert Hall, where they performed the first ever BBC Proms clidh as part of the 2008 season. This internationally…

Sat 30 Jun

£12.50 / 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 Flanagan

Most know for being Jools Hollands guitarist, Mark Flanagan was born in Liverpool and started playing ukulele at the age of eight. He got his first guitar when he was 12 and was mesmerised by Django Rheinhardt. He grew up listening to Hank Williams, Ray Charles, The Beatles, Tamla Motown, the Stones, and Bowie. He joined…

Sat 24 Mar

£12 / 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

Melting Shop Theatre Present: On Behalf Of The People

1945: a land fit for heroes - this time? A powerful and engaging story of a post-war Yorkshire mining family, coming to terms with life and love in their rapidly changing world and a new Britain and told with warmth, humour and authenticity. Tom Mason returns from the war to the arms of his grateful mother and fiance…

Sat 16 Jun

£10–£12 / 01943 467466

Messiah From Bristol Old Vic

  • 2018

Inspired by Handel's religious masterpiece, this acclaimed Bristol Old Vic production is a dramatic account of Messiah.

Sat 31 Mar

£12 / 01943 467466

Movie Matinee: Gifted

Frank Adler is a single man raising a child prodigy - his spirited young niece Mary in a coastal town in Florida. Franks plans for a normal school life for Mary are foiled when the seven-year-olds mathematical abilities come to the attention of Franks formidable mother Evelyn who has other plans.

Thu 10 May

£4 / 01943 467466

Movie Matinee: Loving

The story of Richard and Mildred Loving, a couple whose arrest for interracial marriage in 1960s Virginia began a legal battle that would end with the Supreme Courts historic 1967 decision.

Thu 22 Mar

£4 / 01943 467466

Movie Matinee: Maudie

In 1930's rural Nova Scotia, an woman suffering from rheumatoid arthritis seeks independence through working as a housekeeper. While she deals with antagonism and abuse, she hones her skills as an artist and eventually becomes a beloved figure in the community.

Thu 9 Aug

£4 / 01943 467466

My Cousin Rachel

  • 3 stars
  • 2017
  • UK/US
  • 1h 46min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Roger Michell
  • Cast: Sam Claflin, Rachel Weisz, Holliday Grainger

A young Englishman plots revenge against his mysterious, beautiful cousin, believing that she murdered his guardian. But his feelings become complicated as he finds himself falling under the beguiling spell of her charms. Weisz is a fine choice for the eponymous enigma, while Claflin is superb as her heedless admirer…

Thu 26 Apr

£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: Macbeth

  • 2018
  • Directed by: Rufus Norris
  • Cast: Anne-Marie Duff, Rory Kinnear

Shakespeare’s most intense and terrifying tragedy, directed by Rufus Norris sees Rory Kinnear and Anne-Marie Duff return to the National Theatre to play Macbeth and Lady Macbeth.

Thu 10 May

£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

Otley Walking Festival: Mountain (Film)

MOUNTAIN (2017 - 75 minutes)Presented by Otley Film Society and Otley Walking FestivalBased on Robert McFarlanes book - Mountains of the Mind this film explores the history of the fascination that we have with mountains. It showcases the worlds highest places and is a visually stunning journey to some of the worlds most…

Fri 29 Jun

£4 / 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

Sold out / 01943 467466

Reform Theatre Present: Two

From the award-winning writer of Little Voice and Road comes Two, a gritty yet heart-warming look at northern life filled with pathos and humour. Set in a Northern Pub where the Landlord and Landladys cheery greeting and friendly banter barely disguise their contempt for each other. They met outside the pub when they were…

Fri 18 May

£12 / 01943 467466

The Rheingans Sisters

Winners of the 2016 BBC Radio 2 Folk Award for Best Original Track, The Rheingans Sisters make bold, playful, innovative folk music that is anchored in traditions without ever being bound by them. Audiences across the world have been captivated by their performances, each one an authentic invitation to participate in an…

Sun 15 Apr

£13 / 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

Science Cafe

Speakers set out their key ideas in 10-15 minutes and 20 slides. Then it is over to you to ask the questions. Watch the website for new speakers. All welcome, whether you are a beginner, an expert or still at school.

Thu 8 Mar

£5 / 01943 467466

Thu 14 Jun

£5 / 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

Society Quiz

Book your table (by phoning 01943 884070) for this popular annual quiz - the questions are not just about films! Ticket price not only includes an evening of fun but also a ploughmans buffet and prizes! Teams of not more than six please. The bar will be open from 7pm.We have put 10 table tickets (each for 6 people), and…

Fri 25 May

£6–£36 / 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

Their Finest

  • 3 stars
  • 2016
  • UK
  • 1h 57min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Lone Scherfig
  • Cast: Gemma Arterton, Sam Claflin, Bill Nighy
  • UK release: 21 April 2017

London, 1940: fledgling screenwriter Catrin Cole (Arterton) joins the Ministry of Information’s Film Division and starts working on a propaganda movie. Scherfig wraps the war in a cosy cloak of nostalgia in a way that dulls moments of high anxiety, and despite a fine ensemble it’s all too muffled and mild-mannered.

Thu 12 Apr

£4 / 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

Thu Le

Thu Le is a Hanoi born guitarist, currently living in Bahrain. She started learning guitar at the age of four with her father, Le Hanh, and at the age of five gave her first public performance. She passed the entrance examination of the National Conservatory of Music, Hanoi at the age of seven, making her the youngest…

Fri 6 Jul

£12 / 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

Victoria & Abdul

  • 4 stars
  • 2017
  • UK/US
  • 1h 51min
  • PG
  • Directed by: Stephen Frears
  • Cast: Judi Dench, Ali Fazal, Eddie Izzard, Adeel Akhtar, Michael Gambon
  • UK release: 15 September 2017

When Queen Victoria (Dench) is introduced to a young man from India, Abdul Karim (Fazal), she is charmed when he prostrates himself and kisses her foot: unlikely cross-cultural friendship and Urdu lessons duly ensue. Fazal and Dench are excellent and there’s a surprisingly effective political subtext.

Thu 8 Mar

£4 / 01943 467466

Zoe Lyons: Entry Level Human

The stand-up comic and Mock the Week regular discusses not really knowing what she's doing in life.

Sat 22 Sep

£16.50 / 01943 467466

The Zookeeper's Wife

  • 3 stars
  • 2017
  • US/UK
  • 2h 7min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Niki Caro
  • Cast: Jessica Chastain, Johan Heldenbergh, Michael McElhatton, Daniel Brühl

The true story of Antonina Jabinski (Chastain) and her husband Jan (Heldenbergh), who ran the Warsaw Zoo in the 1930s and who used it to shelter Jews from the Nazis during WW2. Director Caro steers the story robustly if predictably, and it’s a solid and worthy story if nothing spectacular.

Thu 12 Jul

£4 / 01943 467466

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