What's on inBurnley


Welcome to Burnley

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Burnley - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Burnley to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

Editor's Picks






Forthcoming events in Burnley

30
JUN
Manford's Comedy Club
Todmorden Hippodrome

The Hippodrome Theatre in Todmorden plays host to Manfords Comedy Club.This live comedy show features four brilliant comedians from around the UK personally selected by Jason Manford.A great evening of original stand‐up comedy with some top names from the touring circuit and…

Location: 8.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01612 220460
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01
JUL
Absolute Bowie: 50 Years Of Bowie
The Grand

Absolutely wicked. As one who was there watching AB put me back there again. For anyone who missed it or fans who want to relive it I definitely recommend it. As close to the real thing that youll get. Enjoy. ‐ Woody…

Location: 8.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01200 421599
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02
JUL
Tottington's Big Day Out
Tottington St. John's Cricket Club

TOTTINGTONS BIG DAY OUTBack for a 4th time at Crompton Meadows home to Tottington St. Johns Cricket Club Beryl Avenue from 12‐6pm on Sunday 2nd July. Admission is still just £1 per person no concessions.This year promises to be the biggest Big…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07525 173154
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15
JUL
ComedySportz UK
Ramsbottom Civic Hall

ComedySportz UK are the North Wests top improvised comedy troupe. Now in its 15th year ComedySportz is a fast‐paced improv comedy show where two teams battle it out for the biggest laughs. Its completely family friendly as players create quick witted sketches…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01612 535513
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29
JUL
Kids Planet Prestwich - Summer Fair
Kids Planet Prestwich

Come along to our summer fair ‐ lots of activities including bouncy castle football raffle face painting stalls and much much more. Everyone is welcome 11am till 2pm.…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01617 738989
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26
AUG
Burnley Canal Festival
Sandygate Square

Join us for this free family friendly event with something for all ages. Music dance performance and spectacle fun fair food workshops craft stalls and waterborne activities to take you on a trail of magic and discovery through Burnleys unique canalside environment…

Location: 0.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01282 421986
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27
AUG
Summer Steamings
Bolton Steam Museum

A wide range of old stationary steam engines have been rescued and restored by volunteers from the Northern Mill Engine Society. Some of the engines are now unique the only ones of their kind to survive today anywhere in the world…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01204 846490
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28
AUG
Great Expectations
Stonyhurst College

Chapterhouse Theatre Company presents Charles Dickens unforgettable story of love family and friendship set in the depths of Victorian England. From the haunting marshlands of Kent to the bustling streets of Victorian London this epic tale follows the fortunes of a young…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL:
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28
OCT
Autumn Steamings
Bolron Steam Museum

A wide range of old stationary steam engines have been rescued and restored by volunteers from the Northern Mill Engine Society. Some of the engines are now unique the only ones of their kind to survive today anywhere in the world…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01204 846490
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24
NOV
Absolute Bowie
King George's Hall

Absolute Bowie: Celebrating the life of David BowieThere will only ever be one David Bowie he was unique in every way and an inspiration to millions. Absolute Bowie Europes Finest David Bowie Tribute continue to celebrate the life and music of the…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01254 582579
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28
DEC
Winter Warm-Up
Bolton Steam Museum

A wide range of old stationary steam engines have been rescued and restored by volunteers from the Northern Mill Engine Society. Some of the engines are now unique the only ones of their kind to survive today anywhere in the world…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01204 846490
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Tourist Attractions


Clitheroe Castle Museum

The Norman castle keep of Clitheroe has dominated the skyline for more than 800 years since being built around 1186 by Robert de Lacy to protect the administrative centre of his vast estates. It is said to be the second smallest keep in England, since the rooms are…

Whalley Abbey

Standing on the banks of the River Calder, Whalley Abbey has been a focal point for hospitality since the fourteenth century. It began its history as a community of Cistercian monks. The ruins that still stand in the grounds today remind visitors of St. Benedict's rule to receive…

Accrington & District Golf Club

Accrington & District Golf Club ‐ golf course in Accrington, Lancashire. Contact the golf course on telephone number 01254 231091 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Accrington & District Golf Club golf courseclub.…

Accrington Superbowl

Bowling at Accrington Superbowl in Accrington, Lancashire. Contact venue on 01254875500 for opening times and entrance costs.…

Alexandra Snooker Club

SnookerPool Hall at Alexandra Snooker Club in Nelson, Lancashire. Contact venue on 01282 696837 for opening times, entrance costs and snooker table informationavailability.…

AMF Bowling

Bowling at AMF Burnley Ltd in Burnley, Lancashire. Contact venue on 0845‐658 1262 for opening times and entrance costs.…

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Want to see what other attractions to visit when in Burnley? See our list of attractions in Burnley, including theme parks, castles, historic houses, zoos and many more family days out.