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.
Whether you’re looking for a gift for a friend who has everything, or something unusual for that somebody extra special, you are sure to find the perfect present at Burnley’s Christmas Arts and Crafts fair. Held in the Burnley Open Market, the fair will be running from 10am to 4pm on Saturday, 22 November, and will offer a wide range of arty and hand-made gifts at prices to suit every pocket. From traditional crafts to eye-catching designs you will definitely find something to take home. All stalls have been booked well in advance and more than 50 artists and designers from across the country read more>>