Brilliant Burnley Festival!

Join us for over a week of activities showcasing the best Burnley has for entertainment. There’s something for everyone ! Check back for regular updates.  Listen out for us on 2BR all next week!


Friday/Saturday 11/12 September

Venue: Mechanics Event: Beer Festival

The Burnley Beer Festival runs 12 midday untill 11pm Friday & Saturday with live music from 6:30pm. There are 90 real ales, + ciders, bottle beers from all over Europe. Come on down, not to be missed. burnleymechanics.co.uk

Saturday 12 September

Venue: Illuminati Event: Cocktail Masterclass

2 hours exclusive use of the bar, we teach you how to make cocktails off our extensive menu then you can design your own! Search Illuminati Burnley on Facebook to book or www.wearetheilluminati.co.uk/bookings

Saturday 12 September

Venue: Remedy Event: Luv House

Free entry, featuring guest DJs Adam Jay, Carl Andrew, Lee Clarkson – join us for a house party!

Friday/Saturday/Sunday 11/12/13 September 12-4pm FREE EVENT

Venue: Towneley Hall Event: Heritage and Woodland Festival, Local Food Market

Woodland crafts and displays, civil war re-enactments and guided heritage and wildlife walks. A chainsaw sculptor will meet wood carvers, willow weavers, birds of prey, story tellers and much more in the finale of the Heritage Open Day weekend. There will also be a variety of stalls in and around the hall. Visitors will have the chance to imagine what the war was like thanks to Lace Wars, a war re-enactment group who will provide their living history camp, along with a skirmish or two.

Thursday 17 September

Venue: Midnight Revvs, Hammerton St Event: Grand Opening

Join us at Burnley’s newest nightclub and see the transformation – tonight and all weekend is our Grand Opening, come down and see what we’ve got to offer.  (Formerly Barcode/IsaBar)

Friday 18 September

Venue: Town Centre Event: Cocktail Festival

Join us for a cocktail at one of Burnley’s 27 town centre bars. From real ale to cocktail specialists, Motown to rock music there is a bar to suit whatever you fancy. Come down and try it out! 2 for £5 on cocktails offer at Remedy.

Friday/Saturday/Sunday 18/19/20 September

Venue: Towneley Hall  Event: NatureIn2Art Festival

This weekend head down to Towneley Hall for a spectacular flower show not to be missed.  There will be over 300 exhibition and competition pieces to see all throughout Towneley Hall.  £10 entry.

Saturday 19 September

Venue: Burnley Market Event: Arts and Crafts Market

Our variety of food is second to none with a mix of cafes and takeaways selling food from the Caribbean, Thailand, Portugal, China, the Czech Republic, Egypt and of course England.  We also have fresh fish, fresh fruit, award winning meat and black puddings, a delicatessen and a cake shop. The Arts and Crafts market features hand made items by the sellers, stop by to get fantastic gifts ready for Christmas or just treat yourself!

Saturday 19 September

Venue: Mechanics Event: Gin Festival

We will be showcasing over 80 different gins! On arrival you will be handed your Gin Festival glass (to take home!) and a brochure. Throughout the evening there will be live entertainment, talks from gin industry experts, food available to buy and lots of chit chat with other gin lovers alike. Tickets are just £7. burnleymechanics.co.uk

Sunday 20 September

Venue: Mechanics Event: Jurassic Adventures – 2pm The most exciting family show since time began, be transported to a pre-historic place full of fun and thrills. A brilliant show for all the family aged 3+. Featuring live action dinosaurs! burnleymechanics.co.uk

Sunday 20 September

Venue: Pure, Hammerton Street Event: Charity Danceathon Adults £5, children welcome 5-6.30pm

Join us at Pure and dance your socks off in aid of the Lymphoma Association and GetIn2 – Burnley Leisure Trust, providing sporting opportunites for the community www.facebook.com/Burnley.get.in.2