Otley Coffee Festival

James Ellis

When: April 25, 2020 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Where: Otley Parish Church, Kirkgate, Otley

Coffee festivals are more and more popular. The festivals are, in the words of one expert, ‘all about the journey from bean to cup’. At a coffee festival you can enjoy finding out more about coffee and associated products, whatever your level of expertise. You can sample and compare great coffee, watch, and perhaps participate in, latte art and coffee …

Spring Harvest Local

James Ellis

When: January 30, 2020 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Where: Otley Parish Church

Gather for an evening of worship, inspiring teaching and an opportunity to pray for the empowering of the Holy Spirit. The book of Acts tells the story of a small group of apprehensive disciples who found themselves unleashed by the Spirit to go global and lead the new church of Jesus followers. Featuring Lisa Holmes, Gavin Calver and Lou Fellingham …

Burns Night Ceilidh 2020

James Ellis

When: January 25, 2020 @ 6:45 pm – 11:00 pm
Where: Otley Parish Church, Kirkgate, Otley LS21 3HW

Otley Parish Church is hosting a great Burns Night bash on January 25 With proceeds going to the Church Bells Maintenance Fund, the event will include a haggis ceremony, haggis supper, complementary nip of whisky, a raffle and an open bar. Music will be provided by the Village Hop Ceilidh Band. Call 07703 192 907 to book, or email OtleyBellsFund@gmail.com

The return of the Ale Marys

James Ellis

When: December 22, 2019 @ 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Where: The Woolpack, 14 Bondgate LS21 3AB

Otley rock ‘n’ roll royalty, the Ale Marys return to where it all began on December 22. The band made their first performance 20 years ago, back when the Woolpack was still a pub. Support comes from O’Donnell and Bird, and there’ll be a fully licensed bar. See https://www.facebook.com/events/946245409081717/

The Merry Wives of Windsor – Recorded Screening

James Ellis

When: February 28, 2020 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: Otley Courthouse, Courthouse Street LS21 3AN

Double-meanings, disguises and dirty laundry abound in The Merry Wives of Windsor as Sir John Falstaff sets about improving his financial situation by wooing Mistress Page and Mistress Ford. But the ‘Merry Wives’ quickly cotton on to his tricks and decide to have a bit of fun of their own at Falstaff’s expense. The Merry Wives of Windsor is the only comedy …

Arabella Weir: Does My Mum Loom Big In This?

James Ellis

When: February 27, 2020 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Where: Otley Courthouse, Courthouse Street LS21 3AN

‘Comedy gold’ – Guardian The mother of all confessional shows from the bestselling author and star of The Fast Show and Two Doors Down. Does My Mum Loom Big In This? is for everyone who’s had a mother or been a mother, featuring hair-raising hilarious true stories from Arabella’s dysfunctional childhood and her life as a single working mother. Devastatingly …

Fideri Fidera Theatre present: Ogg ‘n’ Ugg And The World’s First Dogg

James Ellis

When: February 22, 2020 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Where: Otley Courthouse, Courthouse Street LS21 3AN

Can you imagine life without dogs? No? Well, no worries, because Ogg ‘n’ Ugg are here to save us from a life of doglessness.  Join our two intrepid Yorkshire hunter gatherer heroes as they pal up with their mortal enemies the wolves and – despite flying meat bones, time-travelling sticks, and sabre-toothed tigers – finally get to pat the world’s …

Fara

James Ellis

When: February 21, 2020 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Where: Otley Courthouse, Courthouse Street LS21 3AN

Fara brings together four leading musicians at the forefront of today’s Scottish folk scene – Jennifer Austin, Kristan Harvey, Jeana Leslie and Catriona Price’s three fiddles and a piano – to produce a fiery sound rooted strongly in their upbringing among the music of Orkney. Following a nomination for Up And Coming Act of the Year at the Scots Trad …

Through the Decades with Roy Orbison & Buddy Holly

James Ellis

When: February 16, 2020 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Where: Otley Courthouse, Courthouse Street LS21 3AN

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. Roy Orbison went on to write so many songs including ‘Only the Lonely’ & ‘Crying’, and Buddy Holly in his short Career showed his …

Killer Rhapsody – The QUEEN Experience

James Ellis

When: February 8, 2020 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Where: Otley Courthouse, Courthouse Street LS21 3AN

LIMITED SEATING AVAILABLE The hottest and most riveting tribute to Freddie Mercury and Queen. Publicly endorsed and featured on none other then Dr Brian Mays Guitars – www.brianmayguitars.co.uk Performing a spectacular show, running for over 2 hours long; featuring both the mega hits and deeper cuts such as: Last Horizon, I’m In Love With My Car, Brighton Rock and more… …