Ilkley Summer Festival

1 - 31 August 2015



August 2018



 August 1 – Yorkshire Day

commencing 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 10th 11th & 12TH 

                CONTINENTAL MARKET
                         ON THE GROVE

To support the market there will be live music on the Bandstand on each of the days

                                        Continental Market           

 August 13th to 17th

2018 details to be announced


              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 25th

                       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

 supporting entertainment to be announced


 for further details see specific dates under "calendar" heading


           31st August

rock for heroes landscape