Otley Courthouse

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Courtesy of Visit Leeds

This former 19th century Magistrates’ Court is now a thriving multi-purpose space for all kinds of arts activities, concerts, workshops and meetings. The unique arts and resource centre has a fully equipped multimedia suite and is fully accessible throughout.

There’s a lively evening events programme with great films, theatre, music, dance and cabaret. You can drop into the community cafe, visit the old cell, join a workshop (lots for all ages) use our free computer room and internet access, or enjoy our popular monthly craft fair and visual arts exhibitions.

The Cafe in the Courthouse is open 10:00-15:00 Monday-Saturday, and serves a range of fair trade teas and coffees, home-made cakes, toasties, sandwiches and other snacks and cold drinks.

Courthouse StreetOtleyLS21 3AN View map
Telephone: 01943467466 Visit Now

Opening Hours

  • Monday10:00am - 4:00pm
  • Tuesday10:00am - 4:00pm
  • Wednesday10:00am - 4:00pm
  • Thursday10:00am - 4:00pm
  • Friday10:00am - 4:00pm
  • Saturday10:00am - 4:00pm

Always double check opening hours with the venue before making a special visit.

What's on near Otley Courthouse

a large mansion house surrounded by three blocks of colour
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Colours Uncovered at Harewood House

Explore colour through an amazing range of artefacts at ‘Colours Uncovered’, a new exhibition at Harewood House, from colour theory and pigment to classical painting and contemporary textiles. from £12.00

A still from Now, Voyager featuring Charlotte Vale played by Bette Davis.
CinemaLeeds
Now, Voyager at Cottage Road Cinema

Bette Davis stars as a wealthy young woman who escapes her domineering mother in this classic melodrama selected to show as part of Classics at the Cottage this June.

from £7.00

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