Summer is here and there are lots of reasons to get out and about in Burnley over the coming weeks.

Enjoy tastes of culture from around the world, live music, a waterside trail and even bingo with a twist!

Please keep reading to discover more about some of the events and activities that are taking place.

Burnley’s Staycation Celebration

Staying at home this summer but still want to get away? Then come along to Burnley’s Staycation Celebration!

Each Saturday until 28th August, Burnley will come alive with the sights, smells and sounds from a number of different cultures.

Each event has a jam-packed line-up with fun for all the family so don’t miss out! Head to our dedicated event page for all the information you need.

Burnley’s Staycation Celebration

Staycation Can Can Dancers

Burnley Waterside Trail

Have you ever enjoyed the peace and calm of a stroll by the Leeds & Liverpool Canal?

Well this summer is the perfect time to walk the Burnley Trail and get some fresh air!

With QR codes to scan and an activity sheet for the children, this is a great activity to enjoy with the sun shining. Head to the Canal & River Trust website for further details.


The Hideaway outdoor seating

Retro in the Park

It’s party time in the park! That’s right, on Saturday 28th August Towneley Park hosts a day full of house and party classics from past decades.

With three arenas and a fantastic line-up it promises to be a day to remember.

More information on Retro in the Park tickets, timings and more.


Bingo That’s Bonkers

This is guaranteed to be the most bonkers version of bingo you will ever play!

On 3th and 4th September, Burnley Mechanics hosts nights of fun, music and some amazing prizes and giveaways. Tickets always sell-out so make sure you get yours before they’re gone.

Buy Bingo that’s Bonkers tickets here.

Burnley Culture Fest

A music, arts and culture festival comes to town at the beginning of September!

Supporting some of Burnley’s finest and most inspiring creatives, the event will be hosted by ‘The Gallery’ at Creative Arts which is located on St James’s Street.

More information about this event will be revealed in due course but the dates for your diary are 3th, 4th and 5th September.


Burnley Artisan Market

Saturday 4th September sees Burnley host an Artisan Market.

Located in the town square on St James’s Street, the market will feature a range of stalls packed with beautiful handmade and homemade products.

Keep your eyes peeled on our social channels for updates and further information throughout the summer.



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