It’s time to dig out that running kit Burnley! Sport Relief is here again. On Sunday 23rd March the Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Mile will be setting off from Towneley Park, with hundreds of locals getting on their marks, set and ...read more
It’s time to dig out that running kit Burnley! Sport ...read more
The Singing Ringing Tree high on the moors above Burnley has been named as the eighth weirdest musical instrument in the world by the Guardian newspaper.This iconic sculpture made of scaffolding poles which have been tuned to give a melodious ...read more
The Singing Ringing Tree high on the moors above Burnley ...read more
The countdown is on to one of the biggest sporting events in the world and this year it's going to happen just a few miles away from Burnley, Le Grand Depart of the Tour de France is coming to Yorkshire. On the ...read more
The countdown is on to one of the biggest sporting ...read more
'We were but little children weak but now we are mighty strong' So wrote Gunner Bertie Purvey whilst convalescing from wounds (received at ‘Plug Street’) at Huntroyde military hospital, Padiham, in 1917. Bertie was not local but his is one ...read more
'We were but little children weak but now we are ...read more
Towneley Hall closed until February 8th - new galleries coming soon! Towneley Hall will have a different look in 2014 with the opening of two exciting new exhibition galleries. The new decorative arts and touring gallery will allow for more of Towneley's amazing ...read more
Towneley Hall closed until February 8th - new galleries coming soon! Towneley ...read more
A night at the theatre enjoying the latest shows at the Mechanics, a meal in one of the new restaurants, enjoying the latest blockbuster in the back row of the cinema or dancing the night away at one of the ...read more
A night at the theatre enjoying the latest shows at ...read more
Video by huckleberry films
It’s definitely getting chillier and the leaves have turned to stunning shades of crimson, russet and gold so before it gets too cold put on your walking boots and explore the area.
A longer walk from Towneley along the Wayside Arts Trail up to the Singing Ringing Tree will take longer and requires stamina, but it’s worth it for the fabulous views across Lancashire. Watch the video and be inspired to visit our perfect panopticon.
And don’t forget all the other things that make autumn days so enjoyable, you can collect pine cones and conkers, look out for the squirrels as they build up their food store for the winter, enjoy feeding the birds in the parks and gardens and remember the colder weather is the perfect excuse to find a cosy cafe and warm up with a cup of scrummy hot chocolate.
January can be a gloomy month- so why not start off the New Year by pampering yourself with a relaxing spa treatment at one of the most exceptional spas in Lancashire. Set in 100 acres of beautiful countryside, the Woodland Spa is a peaceful oasis within Crow Wood Leisure Complex.
Finding a new hobby can make you feel happier and more relaxed and able to think outside the box!
One of the most popular fairy tales ever told is returning to Burnley Mechanics on 16th – 19th Jan, it is packed with comedy, great music, stunning scenery, wonderful costumes heroes, villains, audience participation and all the excitement that only pantomime can provide. This magical production is guaranteed to light up any winter night.
Or celebrate the Chinese Year of the Horse with HAPPA at Shores Hey Farm Visitor Centre, off Halifax Road, Briercliffe BB10 3QU. Friday 31st January – Sunday 2nd February, 12noon-2pm. Special main meal on each day and complimentary fortune cookies, why not try a specialised cupcake to celebrate?
For movie buffs - Reel Cinema brings all the latest films to Burnley with plenty of parking and a restaurant on site. Enjoy a cosy nights at the cinema watching the latest blockbuster– horror, comedy, romance or adventure the choice is yours.