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.

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Forthcoming events in Burnley

26
JUL
Supreme Queen Live in Concert
The Grand Theatre

SUPREME QUEEN have been paying homage to the world's most theatrical and dramatic Rock band Queen since 1995 and in that time have had a huge impact on audiences across the UK Europe and Asia.Front man Scott Maley plays an uncannily realistic…

Location: 8.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01200 421599
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31
JUL
The Blackout
King George's Hall

The Blackout appears live in Blackburn Lancashire at King George&039;s Hall on Thursday 31 July 2014. For ticket prices to watch The Blackout at King George&039;s Hall see the list of tickets available for The Blackout.…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

02
AUG
HOLI ONE Colour Festival
Heaton Park

HOLI ONE Colour Festival will be performing live at Heaton Park on the Saturday 02 August 2014 in Manchester Lancashire. Buy tickets for HOLI ONE Colour Festival online.…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

02
AUG
Holi ONE Colour Festival 2014 Day
Heaton Park

Holi ONE Colour Festival 2014 Day at Heaton Park in Manchester on Saturday 02 August 2014. Whats the best thing about going to watch Holi ONE Colour Festival 2014 Day live Its knowing that youve got the best seats…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

02
AUG
Holi ONE Colour Festival 2014 Day
Heaton Park

Holi ONE Colour Festival 2014 Day at Heaton Park in Manchester on Saturday 02 August 2014. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Holi ONE Colour Festival 2014 Day tickets so weve done…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

02
AUG
Snooker Legends 2014
King George's Hall

Snooker Legends 2014 appear live to play More Sport at King George&039;s Hall on Saturday 02 August 2014 in Blackburn Lancashire. For the best ticket prices see below.…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Sports

02
AUG
Snooker Legends 2014 VIP Reception
King George's Hall

Live More Sport ‐ Snooker Legends 2014 VIP Reception playing at King George&039;s Hall in Blackburn Lancashire on the Saturday 02 August 2014. For sports event tickets see below.…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Sports

12
AUG
Reel Big Fish
King George's Hall

Straight out of Huntington Beach California the band Reel Big Fish became a ska punk sensation in the 90s with the album release entitled Turn the Radio Off. This group has been labeled by Mojo…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

16
AUG
IRap ITrap
King George's Hall

IRap ITrap appears live in Blackburn Lancashire at King George&039;s Hall on Saturday 16 August 2014. For ticket prices to watch IRap ITrap at King George&039;s Hall see the list of tickets available for IRap ITrap.…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

24
AUG
Summer Steamings
Bolton Steam Museum

Our volunteers have rescued and lovingly restored 27 old stationary steam engines ‐ some of the engines which once powered the cotton mills and woollen mills of the north of England. Most will be running in steam on these 2 days…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01204 846490
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28
AUG
Dig It
King George's Hall

Dig It at King George&039;s Hall in Blackburn on Thursday 28 August 2014. We love live events and we know you love them too. Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from reputable companies including Ticketmaster…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

29
AUG
Whalley Live 2014
Whalley Centre

Whalley Live 2014 From Friday 29th August to Sunday 31st August 2014 Whalley Near Clitheroe will be having a weekend of entertainmentMusic Events will be held in all four pubs De Lacy Swan The Dog Inn Whalley Arms also events will be…

Location: 6.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07841 759409
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30
AUG
Utopia Old Skool and House Anthems
King George's Hall

Utopia Old Skool and House Anthems at King George&039;s Hall in Blackburn on Saturday 30 August 2014. We love live events and we know you love them too. Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

31
AUG
Elite Student Showcase 19
Darwen Library Theatre

Families and children will love Elite Student Showcase 19 live at Darwen Library Theatre on the Sunday 31 August 2014 in Darwen Lancashire. For a list of ticket prices to watch Elite Student Showcase 19 live at Darwen Library Theatre see…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

06
SEP
Brass in Concert
Darwen Library Theatre

Brass in Concert at Darwen Library Theatre in Darwen on Saturday 06 September 2014. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for event fans. Let us…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

07
SEP
BURNLEY WEDDING FAIR
BEST WESTERN Oaks Hotel

The BEST WESTERN Oaks Hotel is set in a commanding position overlooking stunning gardens and grounds. The hotel boasts many stunning features which give a sense of grandeur and history including a breathtaking stained glass window towering over the original sweeping staircase.…

Location: 2.4 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 07742 609136
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12
SEP
Fawlty Towers The Dinner Show
King George's Hall

Fawlty Towers The Dinner Show at King George&039;s Hall in Blackburn on Friday 12 September 2014. Whats the best thing about going to watch Fawlty Towers The Dinner Show live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

13
SEP
September Steamings at Bolton Steam Museum
Bolton Steam Museum

Our volunteers have rescued and lovingly restored 27 old stationary steam engines ‐ some of the engines which once powered the cotton mills and woollen mills of the north of England. Most will be running in steam on these 2 days…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01204 846490
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14
SEP
World Black Pudding Throwing Championship
Ramsbottom Town Centre and Civic Hall

In this annual competition the ancient grudge between Yorkshire and Lancashire is played out again this time by hurling Black Puddings at a pile of Yorkshire Puddings on a 20‐foot high plinth. Competitors have three turns in an attempt to knock…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Bizarre

15
SEP
FREE taster session at the Bury Rock Choir
The Met (Edwin Street Recording Studio Top Floor)

The Bury Rock Choir is led by vocal teacher Maxine Cherrie. The choir will be performing locally again soon so its a chance for you to join in sing and perform without pressure and under the supportive guidance of Maxine. Rock Choir…

Location: 13.3 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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16
SEP
FREE taster session at the Norden/Bamford Rock Cho
Small Hall

The local Norden choir is run by singerpianist Phil Reynolds. A local community choir first and foremost we are also part of the national Rock Choir network which provides some unequalled performances for choir members. Members of Rock Choir have had the…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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16
SEP
FREE taster session at the Rochdale/Littleborough
Harvey Room Upstairs

Your local Littleborough choir is run by choir leader Phil Reynolds. Its our privilege to take a minute to tell you about our unique sellout O2 arena event in 2013 and our secret singing flash mobs around country for Comic Relief just…

Location: 11.8 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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17
SEP
FREE taster session at the Middleton Rock Choir
St Peter's Church Hall

The Middleton Rock Choir is led by Greater Manchester based musician Phil Reynolds. Rock Choir is unequalled in the opportunities we can offer our members ‐ from performing at top music and arts venues like the Royal Albert Hall and on top…

Location: 16.6 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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17
SEP
The Searchers
Darwen Library Theatre

Formed in Liverpool in the late 1950s 'The Searchers' grew out of the 'Mersey beat' era and emerged into mainstream popularity alongside the likes of 'The Beatles' and 'Gerry and the Pacemakers'. They are known…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

18
SEP
Dave Spikey
Darwen Library Theatre

Daves hilarious new show examines many more situations in life where words really dont come easy . These include tongue‐tied parents explaining the facts of life ridiculous newspaper stories poems …

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

18
SEP
Dave Spikey UK Tour Warm Up
Darwen Library Theatre

Dave Spikey UK Tour Warm Up will be performing live Comedy at Darwen Library Theatre on the Thursday 18 September 2014 in Darwen Lancashire. Buy tickets for Dave Spikey UK Tour Warm Up online.…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

19
SEP
Martin Stephenson
Darwen Library Theatre

Martin Stephenson appears live in Darwen Lancashire at Darwen Library Theatre on Friday 19 September 2014. For ticket prices to watch Martin Stephenson at Darwen Library Theatre see the list of tickets available for Martin Stephenson.…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

21
SEP
BLACKBURN WEDDING FAIR
The Whitehall Hotel

The Whitehall Hotel is a privately owned traditional country house hotel in Darwen. The venue dates back to 1898 and successfully fuses many traditional period features with a newly‐refurbished stunning contemporary function suite.We have a collection of leading local bespoke wedding businesses…

Location: 11 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 07742 609136
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21
SEP
BURY WEDDING SHOW
The Village Urban Resort Manchester

The Village Urban Resort Bury adds the v. to a v. happy couple offering great function rooms with spectacular facilities great food and even a spa for the indulgent hens.Our wedding fair is a premium wedding event and provides a comprehensive selection…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 07742 609136
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21
SEP
The Walk of the Roses
Cross Keys Pub

You may be for Lancaster or you may be Yorkist through and through. But were all on the same side against Parkinsons. So join us on our Walk of the Roses and support our vital work.Our walk follows the Leeds and Liverpool…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 02079 639330
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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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