Ilkley Summer Festival

1 - 31 August 2015



August 2017

 for further details of events see specific dates under "calendar" heading or here 




 August 1 – Yorkshire Day – with an opening ceremony at 11.30am, with Ilkley's town crier and chairman of the parish council calling for order to celebrate the occasion, along with music and entertainment featuring the Phoenix Jazz Band playing and marching round the town.

yorkshire day


              AUGUST 11th 12TH & 13TH 

                CONTINENTAL MARKET
                         ON THE GROVE

To support the market it is hoped to showcase local talent on the Bandstand on each of the days

                                        Continental Market           



              Click on Calendar for full details    

 Modern Jazz, Jazzdance , avant-garde , cool, bebop, progressive, chromatic and melodic jazz artists and bands.

events supporting numerous additional events and artists  in local pubs, hostelries and wine bars across Ilkley and on Ilkley Moor over this Festival week


          AUGUST 26th

                       CONCERT ON THE GROVE…..

Traditional ‘Last Night of the Proms’ entertainment organised by the Ilkley Parish Council 

the ever popular

Marsden Silver prize Band
Marsden band2

Flag wavers

 supported by old favourites "Fox Corner"

fox corner with charles in blue

 for further details see specific dates under "calendar" heading