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Thurs 5 to Sat 14 December

The Wind in the Willows at Ilkley Playhouse

Alan Bennett's adaptation of The Wind in the Willows - the tale of four friends: Mole, Rat, Badger and Toad, whose adventures on the riverbank and roads of the Thames Valley have delighted children of all ages since it was first published in 1908. 

Venue: Ilkley Playhouse

Time: 7.30pm (14th 2.30pm relaxed performance)

Tickets: £5-12 from the box office 01943 609539 or

7 - 22 December

DANSK JUL at Ilkley Manor House

The Manor House will be decorated for Christmas Danish style with information and little Nisser to find.

Open weekends 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Mon 9 & Tues 10 December

Dear Santa

Dear Santa makes a welcome return to King's Hall, Ilkley for some pre Christmas fun!

Venue: Kings Hall, Ilkley

Time: Mon 9 Dec - 1pm & 4pm   Tues 10 Dec - 10am & 1.30pm

Tickets: £14.50 from

Thurs 12 December

A Christmas Carol: In Concert

This unique retelling of Dickens’ heart-warming tale uses an array of traditional and modern instruments and authentic musical arrangements. It brims with warmth, wit and wonder.

Venue: Ilkley Manor House

Times: 7.30-9.30pm

Tickets £15, available online,  through the Box Office or on the door (subject to availability)

Fri 13 December


FLOWERS, FRIENDSHIP AND FUN with Annette at the Clarke Foley Centre.

Come and make your own Christmas Ring to decorate a door or a table.

Just bring yourself armed with sharp scissors / secateurs.

Everything provided. Refreshments included.

Times: 1pm – 4pm.

Tickets: £20, via the Café or call 01943 607016 to pay by card.

Sat 14 December

Baccappella sing seasonal songs

Baccappella is a singing group (not a choir) which has evolved out of the Baccapipes Folk Club, Keighley. We sing carols, many from Derbyshire and Cornwall rather than the church carols most of us are familiar with.

Mulled Wine served – 11:45am – 12noon

Perfomance – 12noon – 12:45

Venue: Ilkley Manor House

Tickets £6 for adults and £2 for under 12’s - available online

Sat 14 December

Manor House Family Fun

Christmas in Denmark


Sat 14 December

Ilkley and Otley Choral Society present Handels Messiah

It's not Christmas without going to see the Messiah!

Ilkley and Otley Choral Societies joined by: Guest Conductor Laura Bailie; Yorkshire Chamber Orchestra; Robert Sudall : organ and harpsichord; Rachel Speirs (sop); Rhiain Taylor (alto); Matt mears (tenor); Matt Nuttall (bass); Members of Leeds College of Music SU Choir

Venue: St Margaret's Church

Time: 7pm

Tickets: Available at Grove Bookshop Ilkley, from choir members, on the door or via Eventbrite:

Sat 14 December

The Holly Ball

The Holly Ball is a local charity event that has been going for over 25 years.

The aim is to raise monies for local charities. this year our Charity is Martin House.

Reception Drink Three Course Meal & a Band & Dancing.  

Venue: Kings Hall and Winter Garden, Ilkley

Tickets: £55 per person – tables of 8/10

For trickets please contact Chris Woodhead vai email or 07787 158 683

Sun 15 December

Positively Tinsel Cabaret

Jacqui's Millions proudly present Positively Tinsel, A Charity Christmas Cabaret for all the family for Leeds Cancer Centre.

Venue: Kings Hall, Ilkley

Time: 1pm & 5pm

Tickets: £19-22 from

Sun 5 January

Ilkley Antiques Fair at the Clarke Foley Centre

9.00am – 3.00pm at The Clarke Foley Centre, Cunliffe Rd, Ilkley LS29 9DZ

A friendly fair, antiques and collectables with fine furniture, porcelain, jewellery, vintage items, linen, books, Militaria and silver.

Entry 50p

Contact John Moorhouse for further information on 01943 603299

Thurs 9 January

An Evening with Alan Titchmarsh

Enjoy An Evening with Alan Titchmarsh as he shares tales from his life on earth.

Venue: Kings Hall, Ilkley

Time: 7.30pm

Tickets: £28 from

Sun 2 February

The monthly food market celebrates the best food producers from within the LS29 region.

10am-3pm on The Grove. Runs February to December.

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