Film is an important part of what we offer at Otley Courthouse.

Otley Film Society screen a minimum of 18 films on Thursday evenings between September and May. See for details. They screen a varied programme featuring Oscar winning performances, dramas, films to make you laugh and cry from  the UK and across the globe. Love film? Why not become a member of Otley Film Society and enjoy the benefits of seeing art-house films on your doorstep. The bar is open before each film and you can take drinks through to the screening.

Movie Matinees

These are screened two Thursday afternoons a month at 2pm – with tea/coffee and biscuits at 1.30pm. These are recent popular more mainstream films which you may have missed all for £6 per person. For more information on upcoming films please see below:

Special Screenings

We also feature one-off screenings of particular interest or relevance – we work with groups such as Otley Walking Festival, Amnesty International, Short Films from Leeds International Film Festival.

Private screenings

Do you have a favourite film that you would like to screen for friends? Contact us about hiring the Courtroom.


Otley Courthouse is a unique development run by people in Otley, West Yorkshire. After an eight year development period we transformed a redundant nineteenth century magistrates court into a unique arts and resource centre for our community.

Find out about the history of Otley Courthouse by visiting the Heritage section of our website.


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Otley Courthouse, Courthouse Street, Otley, West Yorkshire LS21 3AN

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