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.
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 Rugby Union Club play in the National League 2 North at the famous Cross Green ground
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, 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
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
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
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
My Cousin Rachel. 106 mins Cert. 12A
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, 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.