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

19
JUN
The Grand Tour Supper Club- South Africa
Alexander's

Following the incredible success of our India‐inspired Supper Club Alexanders Grand Tour is setting sail once again.This time were bringing the incredible flavours of South African Street Food to Skipton on Tuesday 19 June giving you the chance to sample some of…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01756 228030
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22
JUN
Canvas Scissor Keep
Gawthorpe Hall

Inspired by the sweete bag in Gawthorpe Textiles Collection be guided by Royal School of Needlework Tutor Pippa Foulds to create a counted thread scissor keep with a typical 17th century design. You will learn tent stitch gobelin stitch french knots and…

Location: 2 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01282 773963
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03
JUL
Gin & Jazz- Adrian Knowles & Jenny Smith
Alexander's

Our Gin & Jazz nights are proving to be a popular weekday treat so dont miss our next evening of live music gin tasting and cocktails‐ we wont tell that youre out on a school nightAlexanders Gin & Jazz nights take place…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01756 228030
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12
JUL
Cross Stitch Embroidery for Beginners
Gawthorpe Hall

Be introduced to cross stitch embroidery in this beginners workshop. Choosing fabric centring your design stitching techniques understanding patterns and making cards will all be taught. Once you have mastered the basic stitches you will be amazed at the patterns which will…

Location: 2 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01282 773963
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13
JUL
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
Stonyhurst College

Deep in the beautiful Northumbrian countryside a terrifying mystery and a legendary nemesis await the arrival of the worlds greatest detective. When the wife of Doctor Watson suddenly disappears a desperate quest to find her begins. Sherlock Holmes comes face to face…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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17
JUL
The Grand Tour Supper Club- Japan
Alexander's

The Grand Tour Supper Club sets sail againThis time experience the flavours culture and customs of Japan with a fabulously authentic three‐course menu fantastic company and fascinating insight from healthy eating guru inspirational cook and cookbook author Jennipher Marshall‐Jenkinson.Weve once again collaborated…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01756 228030
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26
AUG
Summer Steamings
Bolton Steam Museum

Our volunteers have rescued and restored 30 old stationary steam engines ‐ some of the engines which once powered the cotton mills and woolen mills of the North of England. Some of our engines are now unique ‐ the only…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01204 846490
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07
SEP
ABBA Tribute Night
HEYWOOD CIVIC CENTRE

Widely considered to be one of the best ever Abba Tribute Acts they play to packed theatres and festivals throughout Europe. A stunning stage show which combines costume changes lighting effects and a faithful reproduction of the Abba sound.A great evenings entertainment…

Location: 13.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 03003 038633
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27
OCT
Autumn Steamings
Bolton Steam Museum

Our volunteers have rescued and restored 30 old stationary steam engines ‐ some of the engines which once powered the cotton mills and woolen mills of the North of England. Some of our engines are now unique ‐ the only…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01204 846490
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08
DEC
Sweeney Entertainments Presents The Best of Wham!
The Grand

. SWEENEY ENTERTAINMENTS PRESENTS THE BEST OF WHAMSweeney Entertainments brings a fantastic new show to venues across the UK featuring the very best of George Andrew Pepsi and Shirlie ‐ The Best of WhamCan it really be 37 years since George Michael…

Location: 8.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01366 380333
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15
DEC
The Floyd Effect
Bacup Royal Court Theatre

Pink Floyds recording career spanned almost three decades and for its 10th Anniversary The Floyd Effect has chosen two of the bands most remarkable albums to create The Bell And The Moon tour 2018. Spotlighting the music of The Division Bell 1994…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01706 551570
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28
DEC
Winter Warm-Up
Bolton Steam Museum

Our volunteers have rescued and restored 30 old stationary steam engines ‐ some of the engines which once powered the cotton mills and woolen mills of the North of England. Some of our engines are now unique ‐ the only…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01204 846490
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Tourist Attractions


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…

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…

Zebras

Zebras Nightclub in Colne, Lancashire. Contact venue on telephone number 01282 871819 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

Jazzy Kex

Jazzy Kex Nightclub in Blackburn, Lancashire. Contact venue on telephone number 01254 693023 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

Millenium

Millenium ‐ Paintball in Burnley, Lancashire. Contact the venue on telephone number 01282 451035 for location, prices, equipment supplied, and availability for paintball games at Millenium.…

Gala Clubs

Play Bingo at Gala Clubs in Blackburn, Lancashire. Contact venue on telephone number 01254 278046 for opening times, entrance costs, Bingo membership information and prize money.…

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