Apr
20
Fri
Richard Digance @ Otley Courthouse
Apr 20 @ 8:00 pm

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 showhaving shaken off the nostalgic trip of 50 years last year.

Come along for an evening of wit, nostalgia and good fun.

 

 

Apr
21
Sat
Otley Green Fair @ Otley Courthouse
Apr 21 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Stalls at the Green Fair will give you information and advice about helping you make decisions to become more active and involved in aid of the wellbeing of the planet. There will also be stalls featuring local crafts. Organisations so far signed up to attend include Wharfedale Amnesty, Riverford Organics, Leeds Vegetarian and Vegan society, Otley Labour Against Plastics, Friends of Gallows Hill, Yorkshire CND, Yorkshire Campaign Against the Arms Trade, LCC Waste Management, Yorkshire Wildlife Trust, Cosmos Cards and Sea Jewels.

There are cookery demonstrations and tastings (11:00-12:30) and children’s workshops (1:00-3:00) and the café will be open all day serving the Green Fair menu of vegetarian and vegan food.

Otley v Luctonians @ Otley RUFC
Apr 21 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Otley Rugby Union Club  play in the National League 2 North at the famous Cross Green ground

 

 

Last Night of the Proms @ Otley Methodist Church Hall
Apr 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm

This concert, with the Drighlington Brass Band and Sylvia Cullen is in aid of the Mayor’s charities this year and promises to be a rousing evening.

Doors open at 7:00pm for a 7:30 start and tickets are available at the CORE and at Colin Pitt Garage on Leeds Road

Blyth Power @ Upstairs at the Labour Rooms
Apr 21 @ 7:30 pm

Blyth Power, Wob  supply the music and David Holmes is the Compere/Rebel poet at this gig.

Live Music the 3rd Saturday of every month with 3 acts Upstairs at the Labour Rooms

The Jon Palmer Acoustic Band @ Otley Courthouse
Apr 21 @ 8:00 pm

This highly acclaimed Otley based six-piece folk roots and rock & roll combo are a regular feature at the Courthouse and if you haven’t already seen them don’t wait to buy your ticket!

They are described as a cross between the Pogues and Bruce Springsteen’s Seeger session band – with a bit of Waterboys and Saw Doctors thrown in

 

 

Apr
22
Sun
Carmen on the Lake (Bregenz, Austria) @ Otley Courthouse
Apr 22 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Recorded and performed on the spectacular water stage of Lake Constance at Bregenz, George Bizet’s Carmen is a story of passion, destiny and obsession. Experience like never before with the waters of the lake being used as an extension of the stage.

Directed by Kasper Holten, Director of the Royal Opera House, London

Apr
25
Wed
Otley Folk Club: Lynda Hardcastle & Alan Rose @ Black Horse Hotel
Apr 25 @ 8:30 pm – 11:00 pm

PLEASE NOTE THAT AS OF JANUARY 2018 THE FOLK CLUB HAS MOVED TO THE BLACK HORSE HOTEL, KIRKGATE, OTLEY

The Folk Club offers a varied programme every Wednesday with Singers Nights and Guests usually appearing on alternating weeks.

Admission price depends on programme. Contact for Details. Usually Pay on the Door

Apr
26
Thu
Movie matinee – My Cousin Rachel @ Courthouse
Apr 26 @ 2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

My Cousin Rachel. 106 mins Cert. 12A

Director:

Starring Rachel Weisz, Sam Clafin, Holliday Grainger

 

All films will be shown with subtitles

Admission includes tea/coffee with biscuits available from 1.30pm

Randal Metzger; Journey to the Two Ends of the Earth @ Otley Courthouse
Apr 26 @ 8:00 pm

Randal, an experienced local adventurer and photographer, will share his tales of twice circumnavigating Svalbard in the Arctic and twice venturing tothe South Shetland Islands, Weddell Sea and the Antarctic. His talk will be vividly illustrated by his own vivid photos of the scenery of both ends of the earth, and the wildlife there  which includes indigenous and migrating birds, polar bears, arctic foxes, whales, seals and penguin colonies.

Randal will also relate the stories of Scott, Amundsen and Shackleton’s attempts to reach the Poles.