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 10am-3pm Monday-Saturday, and serves a range of fair trade teas and coffees, home-made cakes, toasties, sandwiches and other snacks and cold drinks.
Map reference: SE 202456 Lat: 53.90617 Long: -1.69401
Head into Otley town centre on the A660 and follow the signs for the main car park from Briggate. The Courthouse is next door to the main car park.
By Public Transport:
From Leeds take the X84 express bus. Get off the bus at Otley Bus station, and walk through towards Netto. Cross the road at the crossroads and carry straight on. Take the next left and the Courthouse is found half way up Courthouse Street.
Parking: with charge
Accessible by Public Transport: 2 miles from Menston station