There is an online directory of local Warm Spaces where people can gather for free in a warm, safe, welcoming place and maybe enjoy a hot drink and some company.
Those registered in the Ilkley area are:
Addingham Parish Council, The Old School, Main Street, LS29 0NS
Opening Times: everyday including weekends 9am – 12 noon
Hot drinks, WIFI, Public laptops, newspapers, refreshments
Christchurch, The Grove, Ilkley, LS29 9LW (Churches Together in Ilkley)
Opening Times: Mondays to Saturdays from 10.00 to 15.00 (café) / Board Games Monday 1.30-3.30 (lower hall)
This is the regular Christchurch Cafe. It is open during the hours stated, and food and drinks are available at reasonable cost. There is no obligation to purchase anything, and people are welcome to sit for as long as they wish.
Christchurch is also open for board games and drinks in the lower hall Mondays 1.30-3.30 (exc. bank holidays)
St John’s Church, Bolling Road, Ilkley, LS29 8PN (Churches Together in Ilkley)
Opening Times: Every Tuesday – 2.00pm-4.30pm
A welcoming atmosphere in a warm room, with comfortable seating, and tea/coffee and cakes supplied.
Ben Rhydding Methodist Church, Wheatley Lane, Ilkley, LS29 8PP (Churches Together in Ilkley)
Opening Times: Fridays from 10.00 – 14.00
A warm room with comfortable seats, and an equally warm welcome. Coffee/tea from the start, with a lunch of bread/soup and cake served from 12.00 until 13.00. Contribute £2.50 if you are able, but no-one will be turned away.
Please give any feedback to the three CTI warm spaces to Elizabeth Hall firstname.lastname@example.org
Ilkley Library, Station Road, Ilkley, LS29 8HA
Opening Times: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 9.00am – 7.00pm. Saturday 9.00am – 5.00pm.
Hot drink, seating area,
King’s Hall and Winter Garden 'Thursday Club', Station Road, Ilkley, LS29 8HB
Opening Times: Thursdays 10.00-12.30 (Except 8 Dec 1-3.30pm)
Warm space, seating area, hot drinks, biscuits, newspapers, free wifi and board games.
Burley in Wharfedale Community Managed Library, Grange Road, Burley in Wharfedale, LS29 7HD
Opening Times: Mon & Tues 10am to 5pm, Thurs 2pm to 7pm, Friday 10am to 5pm,
Saturday 10am to 1 pm
Comfortable seating, work seating and tables, free wifi and computer access, newspapers, reading material, toys, accessible toilet, social contact, refreshments on request.
Burley in Wharfedale Methodist Church, Main Street, Burley-in-Wharfedale, LS29 7DT
Opening Times: Tuesday Morning Coffee & Cake. 10am-12m, Coffee or tea served every Sunday morning at 10:15am
For other open sessions check church Facebook page
We offer filter coffee, a variety of teas, biscuits and cake on a Tuesday morning. Space to socialise. People often bring craft activities.
Sunday morning Shift service: Following breakfast at 9am an informal act of worship with thought provoking discussion takes place. Check Church Facebook page for themes and any time changes (will be evening on December 18th)
To view all the Warm Spaces within the Bradford District or to add one please visit: https://costoflivingbradford.co.uk/warm-spaces-directory/