A Band Called Malice – The Jam Tribute

James Ellis

When: June 7, 2019 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Where: Otley Courthouse, Courthouse Street LS21 3AN

A Band Called Malice has quickly taken the tribute world by storm in their quest to become the number one choice tribute-act to The Jam. With over 70 gigs booked during 2018, the talented trio are the real deal and guarantee to take you back to ‘When You’re Young,” with an evening of single releases & album tracks from The …

Human Flow Screening

James Ellis

When: May 26, 2019 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Where: Otley Courthouse, Courthouse Street LS21 3AN

(12) Over 65 million people around the world have been forced from their homes to escape famine, climate change and war in the greatest human displacement since World War II. Human Flow, an epic film journey led by the internationally renowned artist Ai Weiwei, gives a powerful visual expression to this massive human migration. The documentary elucidates both the staggering …

La Boheme – Recorded Screening

James Ellis

When: May 25, 2019 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Where: Otley Courthouse, Courthouse Street LS21 3AN

From the World’s Most Spectacular Opera series, experience the love, laughter and loss of La Boheme at the magnificent Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour. Puccini’s beloved classic – the original bohemian love story – has long captivated audiences around the world. His music swells with love, soars in ecstasy, crackles with jealousy and cries with heartache. With lavish sets and …

Edgelarks Feather Launch Tour: Otley

James Ellis

When: May 22, 2019 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Where: Otley Courthouse, Courthouse Street LS21 3AN

In April 2018, Edgelarks (Phillip Henry and Hannah Martin) retreated to a remote cottage in Ulpha, western Cumbria. They breathed in the mountain view, banked up the fire, and took their instruments out of their cases. Then they sat down, and wrote. In escaping the everyday chaos of busy lives, they realised how caught up in the misery of the …

World Bee Day – The Secret Life of Bees

James Ellis

When: May 19, 2019 @ 7:45 pm – 9:30 pm
Where: Otley Courthouse, Courthouse Street LS21 3AN

12A, 104mins This is the tale of Lily Owens, a 14-year-old girl who is haunted by the memory of her late mother. To escape her lonely life and troubled relationship with her father, Lily flees to a South Carolina town that holds the secret to her mother’s past. Taken in by the intelligent and independent Boatwright sisters, Lily finds solace …

Otley Chamber Orchestra Concert

James Ellis

When: April 1, 2019 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Where: Methodist Church Hall, 65 Walkergate, Otley LS21 1AG

An evening of classical music to raise funds for the Courthouse. Since its foundation in 2009, the Otley Chamber Orchestra has rehearsed fortnightly at the Courthouse. Members come from Otley and surrounding areas, with over 50 experienced players, conducted by Chris Pelly. He started conducting the Otley Chamber Orchestra on an occasional basis in 2014 and became their musical director …

World Bee Day – Check out a virtual hive

James Ellis

When: May 19, 2019 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Where: Otley Courthouse, Courthouse Street LS21 3AN

Find out what it is like to become a bee keeper, how bees are faring in 2019, as well as what are the current threats to bees in the UK. To be accompanied by some honey cake tasting. This event is sponsored by Wharfedale Bee Keepers Association and though free, donations to the WBKA will be welcome on the day.

World Bee Day – Maya the Bee

James Ellis

When: May 19, 2019 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Where: Otley Courthouse, Courthouse Street LS21 3AN

U, 89mins Freshly hatched bee Maya is a little whirlwind and won’t follow the rules of the hive. One of these rules is not to trust the hornets that live beyond the meadow. When the Royal Jelly is stolen, the hornets are suspected, and Maya is thought to be their accomplice. No one believes that she is the innocent victim. …

World Bee Day – Spot the Queen Bee

James Ellis

When: May 19, 2019 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Where: Otley Courthouse, Courthouse Street LS21 3AN

Find out how bees talk to each other and experience the waggle dance. Look closely at a sting under the microscope. This event is sponsored by Wharfedale Bee Keepers Association and though free, donations to WBKA will be welcome on the day.

Robin Nolan Trio Live in Otley!

James Ellis

When: May 17, 2019 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Where: Otley Courthouse, Courthouse Street LS21 3AN

Simply put, The Robin Nolan Trio are one the world’s best known and most admired Gypsy Jazz acts of the last 20 years. Robin has been lauded for his musical genius and sensibilities by the late Beatle, George Harrison, Willie Nelson, and Rolling Stones bassist Bill Wyman. Legendary in the Django Reinhardt world, Robin has played with every major Gypsy …