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

24
FEB
Manford's Comedy Club
Todmorden Hippodrome Theatre

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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04
MAR
Bernard Wrigley
Peel Park Hotel

From starting in folk clubs as a child bride then writing & performing at the Octagon theatre in Bolton Bernard Wrigleys career has always combined singing and acting. From TV programmes and films such as Coronation Street Emmerdale Phoenix Nights Dinnerladies Alan…

Location: 4.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07724 118575
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06
MAR
Wyrd Sisters
Bolton Little Theatre

Something is rotten and really quite stinks in the Kingdom of Lancre. Best selling novelist Terry Pratchett takes Shakespeares Hamlet Macbeth and King Lear stirs them up a bit and then turns the; heat up. Its all there wicked Duke and…

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01204 524469
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05
APR
The Earthly Paradise
Bolton Little Theatre

Peter Whelan has conjured an entertaining play out of a curious Pre‐Raphaelite mnage trios and has here unearthed is the strange drama played out at Kelmscott Manor in the early 1870s between Morris his wife Janey and Dante Gabriel…

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01204 524469
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07
APR
Forbidden Nights
Bacup Royal Court Theatre

A thrilling spectacle of desire passion and excitement as the one and only cast perform heart‐racing tricks in an electric fusion of daring routines acrobatics and provocative choreography with the ultimate Forbidden Tease.Forbidden Nights is like nothing youve seen or imagined before.…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08456 432176
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08
APR
Winter Wilson
Peel Park Hotel

Having honed their craft during many years as semi‐professional musicians Winter Wilson went full time in 2012 and havent looked back since. They have a fine repertoire of self‐penned songs telling stories of everyday life which often reflect the bigger picture of…

Location: 4.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07724 118575
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30
APR
May Day 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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08
MAY
Third Week in August
Bolton Little Theatre

When Sue decides to try and get away from everybody on a solo caravan holiday little does she realise that shes booked into the caravan site from hell She is soon taken under the wing of expert but inadequate caravanner Neville when…

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01204 524469
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28
MAY
Pendle Powerfest
Nelson & Colne College

Lancashires Family Motorshow returns to Nelson & Colne College with a Mud & Motorsport Theme this year.Celebrating the end of the Land Rover Defender production with a guard of honour featuring a wide range of this ever popular vehicle. Supporting this will…

Location: 4.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07850 075796
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28
MAY
Spring Bank Holiday 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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10
JUN
Be My Baby
Bolton Little Theatre

Bundled off to St Saviours a Church of England‐run mother and baby home her concerned mother has arranged for Marys baby to be adopted immediately it is born. The girls in the home find comfort in each others friendship but ultimately they…

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01204 524469
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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
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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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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