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

04
MAY
PLANET CIRCUS THE WOW FACTOR!!
GREAT HARWOOD SHOWGROUND

The worlds most dangerous circus act Team Brazil in The Splitting Globe of Death with 8 motorcyclists speeding around inside a steel cage at over 60mph This act has to be seen to be believed. The Faltyny Family amaze with their amazing…

Location: 5.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07563 727206
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07
MAY
Mum2Mum Nearly New Market Accrington
St Christopher High School

SELL quality second hand baby childrens 0‐6years and maternity clothes preloved baby equipment or used pram at our nearly new baby and childrens market and keep 100 of the proceeds. Sign up for our free decluttering tips at www.mum2mummarket.co.ukget‐free‐tips.htmlBook a stall http:www.mum2mummarket.co.ukbook‐a‐stall.html…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 07595 177893
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21
MAY
Sarah Millican
King George's Hall

Sarah Millican is a successful English stand‐up comedienne from South Shields. Her profile on the comedy scene first increased after winning the if.comedy award in 2008 at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. She is now…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

22
MAY
Songs of War and Peace
Christ Church, Skipton

War Ken Johnston: I Landed with Seven Men.This is a cantata made up of five well‐known Scots songs which recount the story of the Jacobite Rebellion in 1745. The songs are interspersed with an historical narration.Ken Johnston is based in East…

Location: 15.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01535 637425
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28
MAY
Jukebox Sixties
Skipton Mart Theatre

The Hollywood Bees perform their new acclaimed show Juke Box Sixites a faithful compilation of some of the greatest hits of the decade.The show features the music of The Hollies The Beatles The Fortunes The Bee Gees The Kinks and many more.…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01756 709666
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29
MAY
Pendle Powerfest
Nelson & Colne College

Lancashires Premier Family Charity Motoring Event.The 2016 show has an Italian Job Theme with a selection of the main vehicles from the film on Display.TV & Film Cars including Knight Rider and Mad Max add to the theme plus a 50 vehicle…

Location: 4.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07850 075796
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29
MAY
Spring Bank Holiday Steamings
Bolton Steam Museum

Volunteers from the Northern Mill Engine Society have worked hard to restore these old engines back to running order. We have a wide range of old mill engines; Our oldest is nearly 150 years old and most are now well over…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01204 846490
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11
JUN
Jacked presents Lenny Fontana & Twism
The Bleachworks

Jacked returns to the Bleachworks for a night of the finest house and disco. With special guests Lenny Fontana & Twism all the way from New York City. With support from Mr H Sandro Valentino Marlz Sam and of course Keef &…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07803 422165
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25
JUN
Mum2Mum Nearly New Market Darwen
Darwen Vale High School

SELL quality second hand baby childrens 0‐6years and maternity clothes preloved baby equipment or used pram at our nearly new baby and childrens market and keep 100 of the proceeds. Sign up for our free decluttering tips at www.mum2mummarket.co.ukget‐free‐tips.htmlBook a stall http:www.mum2mummarket.co.ukbook‐a‐stall.html…

Location: 10.3 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 07595 177893
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03
JUL
Dogs Trust Manchester Summer Fun Day
Heaton Hall

Dogs Trust Manchester Summer Fun DayTrade Plots Available Would you like a trade plot at our Fun Day this yearIf you have a business doggy related or not why not think about having a trade plot at our Fun DaySunday 3rd JulyHeaton…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL:
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28
AUG
Summer Bank Holiday Steamings
Bolton Steam Museum

Volunteers from the Northern Mill Engine Society have worked hard to restore these old engines back to running order. We have a wide range of old mill engines; Our oldest is nearly 150 years old and most are now well over…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01204 846490
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10
SEP
September Steamings
Bolton Steam Museum

Volunteers from the Northern Mill Engine Society have worked hard to restore these old engines back to running order. We have a wide range of old mill engines; Our oldest is nearly 150 years old and most are now well over…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01204 846490
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19
NOV
Sean Lock
King George's Hall

Sean Lock began his career as a stand‐up comedian and was named Best Live Comic in 2000 at the British Comedy Awards. He has since branched out into TV and acting work along with appearances…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

28
DEC
Winter Warm-Up
Bolton Steam Museum

Volunteers from the Northern Mill Engine Society have worked hard to restore these old engines back to running order. We have a wide range of old mill engines; Our oldest is nearly 150 years old and most are now well over…

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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