Burnley’s tourism industry is worth close to £100 million per year, there are 1,374 jobs in the visitor economy and Burnley welcomes over 2.4 millions visitors. You can walk around Towneley Hall with characters from the past, or take part in fun runs through the countryside, enjoy theatre performance in the park or exhibitions of sculptures or paintings in the galleries. With well over 150 events taking place throughout the year you are sure to find a reason to get out of the house and try something new.
Burnley Football Club wants to use its Premier League status to promote the town and its achievements to an international audience. The pioneering Best of Burnley Festival will help shine a global spotlight on the town. The festival, which is being supported by the Burnley Express, will take place before Burnley’s crunch clash with Leicester on Saturday, April 25th and will feature stalls, demonstrations, competitions and entertainment. Anthony Fairclough (BFC Commercial Director) “We want to celebrate how proud we are of Burnley, the last time we were in the Premier League and we had this global platform, we didn’t shout out about how good read more>>