Latest Events


OTB Story Time 

Every Wednesday afternoon at 2pm (under 5's)

Bring your little one to enjoy a fun 1/2 hour of story  time, this is a free session & you can also relax with a 1/2 price coffee


OTB School Holiday Activities

During school holidays the above session will also include a craft activity & will be aimed at reception aged children. Please look out for other offers & activities during school holidays


Regular groups and events at Outside the Box:

Ilkley Writers Group – for all budding authors (monthly Thursday evening)
Ilkley Rangers – weekly (Monday evening)
Bridge Fellowship- weekly (Tuesday evening)
OTB Youth Club (First Friday of every month)
For more information please have a look on the community noticeboard in the Café.

Ilkley Art Trail

We had a fabulous weekend at the end of June with our friends from Ilkley Arts. Our pop-up OTB Presents shop was kept busy selling art works made by and with our members and hosting artists taking part in the Trail. We look forward to a repeat next year.

Places available on OTB Choices project 

OTB Choices (Arthouse) has spaces available on our OTB Active (Sports and fitness) weekly on a Thursday 9.30-12.30 and on our Drama session weekly on a Thursday 4.30-6.30pm. We have also launched some new and exciting sessions including our 8 week Health and Wellbeing programme and our "weekday walkers" walking group, August also sees our previously successful 6 week Independent living programme return! Get in touch with Emma Rogerson on or 01943 602004 for more information or to sign up. 


OTB Presents... Shop 

 Our shop will be re-opening in October ready for Christmas, so watch this space for our opening times coming soon....

We will of course still have items on sale in our café, so pop in and have a look at our unique, handmade products including cards, mugs, tote bags and much more