A NEW venue for music - and comic - lovers has opened up in Otley.

Groove Pad, on Orchard Gate, is a licensed premises that also sells vinyl records, comics and graphic novels.

The bar - based where Rocca used to be - opened on Saturday, October 6 when visitors enjoyed live music with their refreshments.

The management team say they were delighted with the turnout and a number of people posted their appreciation on social media.

Haley Stockburn said: “Looks brilliant, all the best in your new venture.”

Chris Patinios, also posting on the Otley - Our Town Facebook page, said: “Much respect for keeping vinyl alive.”

On its website Groove Pad describes itself as ‘a family run business bringing music and comics together.’