Fizz, Film and Fish ‘n’ Chips: The Greatest Showman

James Ellis

When: October 28, 2018 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Where: Otley Courthouse, Courthouse St, Otley LS21 3AN, UK

The Greatest Showman, 105mins, PG Join us for an afternoon screening of this family film with a glass of fizz and followed by fish and chips (or veggie option). Choose food when booking. Orphaned, penniless but ambitious and with a mind crammed with imagination and fresh ideas, the American Phineas Taylor Barnum will always be remembered as the man with …

Peggy Seeger and Family An Evening of Song and Conversation

James Ellis

When: October 27, 2018 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Where: Otley Courthouse, Courthouse St, Otley LS21 3AN, UK

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 MacColl’s most treasured songs, readings from her highly acclaimed memoir ‘The First Time Ever’ and plenty of …

Mick Melvin: Adventure & tragedy beneath the northern hills

James Ellis

When: October 26, 2018 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Where: Otley Courthouse, Courthouse St, Otley LS21 3AN, UK

Mick describes the endeavours of the early caving pioneers such as John Birkbeck son of a Settle Banker, Edward Alfred Martel the French Speleologist who was the first person to reach the huge main Chamber of Gaping Gill in 1895. He will discuss some of the major caving discoveries made during the 1940s-50s and 60s take you through the discovery …

Reform Theatre company: This Might Hurt

James Ellis

When: October 21, 2018 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Where: Otley Courthouse, Courthouse St, Otley LS21 3AN, UK

This Might Hurt: written by John Godber When 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 GP’s appointments, wrongly booked scans, frustrated Consultants, …

Kevin Henderson & Mathias Perez

James Ellis

When: October 20, 2018 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Where: Otley Courthouse, Courthouse St, Otley LS21 3AN, UK

Mathias Perez is a Swedish folk guitarist who has been playing all over the world over the last 10 years, with a number of international musicians such as Nano Stern, Sigrid Moldestad, Harald Haugard and Helene Blum Band. But it is with Kevin Henderson that he comes to Otley. Regarded as one of Shetlands finest fiddle players Kevin began playing …

The Thinking Drinkers: Pub Crawl

James Ellis

When: October 19, 2018 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Where: Otley Courthouse, Courthouse St, Otley LS21 3AN, UK

The Thinking Drinkers are back on tour with a brand-new, hilarious, intoxicating bar-hop through history. Enjoy five free drinks as the award-winning experts take you from the symposiums of Ancient Greece to the classic British boozer via Wild West saloons, Victorian gin palaces and the secret Speakeasy. You’ll learn a lot, you’ll laugh a lot and, don’t forget, you get …

The Rape of Recy Taylor

James Ellis

When: October 18, 2018 @ 7:45 pm – 9:45 pm
Where: Otley Courthouse, Courthouse St, Otley LS21 3AN, UK

Otley Film Society are marking Black History Month with a screening of this powerful documentary. Recy Taylor, a 24-year-old black mother and sharecropper, was gang raped by 6 white boys in 1944 Alabama. Recy bravely identified her rapists, and the NAACP (Nat Association for the Advancement of Coloured People) sent in its chief rape investigator, Rosa Parks, who rallied support …

Cliff Richard Live: 60th Anniversary tour

James Ellis

When: October 14, 2018 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Where: Otley Courthouse, Courthouse St, Otley LS21 3AN, UK

103 album releases, 123 single hits and the equivalent of 20 years spent in the UK charts. Britain’s Ultimate Pop Star, Sir Cliff Richard is celebrating 60 years in the music industry and he wants to invite you to the most fabulous big screen party of the year! Featuring a selection of his greatest hits across six decades, this will …

Keep it Cash

James Ellis

When: October 13, 2018 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Where: Otley Courthouse, Courthouse St, Otley LS21 3AN, UK

The tribute band that keeps the sound of Johnny Cash alive The most accurate sounding tribute show to Johnny CASH on the planet … That is what they say about Keep it Cash. The band is a labour of love and a product of many years of hard work and dedication. Expect a note perfect musical journey from the humble …

Oskar’s Amazing Adventure

James Ellis

When: October 13, 2018 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Where: Otley Courthouse, Courthouse St, Otley LS21 3AN, UK

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 theatre, …