If you enjoy being creative and making things to enhance your life our feature ‘Make Do and Mend’ will inspire you to have a go – upcycle, recycle, handmade and vintage are definitely in the current psyche and whether you want to learn how to sew or knit, create you own artwork or locate that perfect antique we hope you will find some ideas here.
There is so much excitement around the opening of the brand new visitor centre at Moorhouses Brewery especially amongst the guys in the office. As well as the excellent brewery tours there is also a bistro selling food inspired by the local brew – perfect for a night out. Our fingers are crossed that this multi-million pound re-development will prove to be a great success with everyone, we are sure it will be.
Days out create memories that will stay with you long after your visit. Read ‘Unforgettable’ to learn the story of one of Burnley’s most famous families and find out about the stunning works of art, eclectic collections and precious possessions that fill our museums and galleries.
As the cotton weaving capital of the world Burnley was at the heart of the Industrial Revolution. Today our mills and links with the cotton industry have changed beyond recognition, with fashion designer replacing cotton weavers. ‘Among Those Dark Satanic Mills’ looks at these changes and how the town is moving forward and attracting visitors who can learn the fascinating stories of our industrial heritage.
Finally, we are really excited to include an extra special section aimed at youngsters; have a look through ‘Burnley for Kids’ for ideas for fun activities, places to visit and great ways to keep fit and discover the area.