Burnley Mechanics

Burnley Mechanics
Manchester Road, Burnley, Lancashire, BB11 1BH
  • Telephone 01282 664400
  • Opening times Mon–Fri 11am–4pm; Sat 10am–12.45pm; closed Sun.
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  • Website www.burnleymechanics.co.uk
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At selected music events where there is a dancefloor, there may be restricted seating. If you would like a seat, please arrive early as seating is allocated on a first come first served basis. Drinking is allowed in the auditorium (plastic glasses only) during some performances.

Burnley Mechanics is situated in Burnley town centre adjacent to the Town Hall on Manchester Road.

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80s Mania

A concert featuring tributes to the likes of Duran Duran, the Human League, Kim Wilde, Culture Club, Madonna, Wham! and more.

Sat 23 Mar 2019

£22 (£20) / 01282 664400

American Wrestling - All Action Family Super Show

See your favourite wrestling superstars live in action.

Sat 20 Oct

£12 (£10; Family £36) / 01282 664400

Austentatious: An Improvised Novel

  • 4 stars

An irreverent show performed in period costume, borne from suggestions from the audience.

Thu 18 Oct

£16.50 / 01282 664400

Be Bop A Lula

Rock'n'roll West End-style show featuring tributes to the golden age of rock: Gene Vincent, Eddie Cochran, Billy Fury and Roy Orbison.

Sat 4 May 2019

£22 (£21) / 01282 664400

Buddy Holly's Winter Dance Party

In the style of Buddy Holly's string of dance parties across the American mid west in 1959, celebrate the music of Ritchie Valens, Big Bopper, Dion & the Belmonts and Buddy Holly.

Fri 1 Feb 2019

£18.50 / 01282 664400

Chris Connor The World Famous Elvis Show

Chris Connor is simply an amazing artiste who recreates the atmosphere, sound and production values of the World’s greatest ever recording artist.

Fri 21 Jun 2019

£26.50 / 01282 664400

Sat 22 Jun 2019

£26.50 / 01282 664400

Christmas Classics With Blake

Join Brit-Award winning vocalists BLAKE for their celebrated Christmas show, featuring festive songs in beautiful trio harmony, video projections ">During this 2-hour stage spectacular BLAKE perform an eclectic range of Yuletide songs, taken from their debut Christmas album available now.   Since the group formed in 2007…

Sun 25 Nov

£24 / 01282 664400

Cirque Enchantment

Concert-style cirque production with eclectic musical soundtrack.

Sat 2 Mar 2019

£22 (£16; Family £70) / 01282 664400

Crafty's Halloween Spooktacular

The show where every child receives a Trick Or Treat present! From the team behind Easter Bunny’s Eggs Factor, Santa’s Christmas Wish *and Marty MacDonald’s Farm * comes a brand new show for 2018 Each Halloween, Crafty the Crow invites all his friends to seethe treasured Golden Pumpkin at his Halloween Spooktacular…

Sun 28 Oct

£9.50 (Family of four £36) / 01282 664400

Dan Snow: An Evening with the History Guy

Historian, broadcaster and BBC TV presenter remembers his successful career.

Thu 14 Mar 2019

£25 / 01282 664400

Dave Spikey: Juggling on a Motorbike

Dave had been working in the NHS for 19 years as a Biomedical Scientist when in 1987 someone uttered the immortal words, “You’re really funny, you should be a comedian” and for some reason, he took them seriously!!  Only a few short months later he was crowned the winner of the national talent show “Stairway to the…

Thu 22 Nov

£17.50 (£16.50) / 01282 664400

The Dressing Room

Comedy play written by Bobby Ball that combines sitcom with variety and comedy.

Fri 29 Mar 2019

£19 (£17) / 01282 664400

Emma J's Gravy Boat

Emma Johnson's Gravy Boat Emma Johnson tenor saxophone / Calvin Travers guitar / Sam Quintana bass guitar / Alasdair Wells drums Lyrical, contemporary swing with an emphasis on accessible melodies and a warmth of sound, played by young instrumentalists who met at Leeds College of Music and have since formed a strong…

Sun 2 Dec

£10 / 01282 664400

From the Jam

Now featuring only one member From the Jam. Bruce Foxton is joined by Russell Hastings and drummer Steve 'Smiley' Barnard.

Fri 8 Mar 2019

£27.50 / 01282 664400

Get Ready

Concert show featuring the hits of 60s stars like the Temptations, the Supremes, Jackson 5 and many more.

Sat 16 Feb 2019

£23 / 01282 664400

Giovanni Pernice - Dance Is Life (with Luba Mushtuk)

Strictly Come Dancing’s creative director returns in 2019 with the smash hit dance spectacular Dance is Life..and this time, Giovanni is ready to raise the temperature just a little bit more. The action packed production combines the Italian’s wit and charm, with outstanding music, sensational choreography, and…

Sat 23 Feb 2019

£27 (£26; VIP £50) / 01282 664400

Grimethorpe Colliery Band

Under the musical direction of Brian Grant, the National Brass Band-winning ensemble plays popular classics.

Sun 10 Mar 2019

£15 / 01282 664400

Ian Waite & Vincent Simone: The Ballroom Boys

Strictly Come Dancing favourites, Ian Waite and Vincent Simone, are joining forces in 2019 with their brand new production - The Ballroom Boys. Argentine Tango legend Vincent and King of the Ballroom Ian will be joined by two professional female dancers and a wonderful vocalist. The night will be packed with dances, songs…

Sat 29 Jun 2019

£27 (£26) / 01282 664400

An Interesting Evening With Steve Davis

An evening with snooker legend Steve Davis.

Thu 28 Feb 2019

£21 (£20) / 01282 664400

Jack and the Beanstalk

Burnley Pantomime Society production of Jack and the Beanstalk.

Fri 11 Jan 2019

£12 (£8) / 01282 664400

Sat 12 Jan 2019

£12 (£8) / 01282 664400

Thu 17 Jan 2019

£12 (£8) / 01282 664400

Jasper Carrott's Stand Up and Rock

Comedy and music hosted by the legendary comedian. Featuring Bev Bevan (The Move / ELO), Geoff Turton, Phil Tree, Tony Kelsey, Abby Brant and Suzi Woo.

Sat 18 May 2019

£32 / 01282 664400

Sun 19 May 2019

£32 / 01282 664400

Jim Davidson

  • 3 stars

More controversial stand-up from the x-rated comic and inexplicable winner of 2014's CBB.

Thu 7 Mar 2019

£23.50 / 01282 664400

Justin Moorhouse: Northern Joker

These days Justins not certain about anything apart from his uncertainty Brexit looms, it appears the Cold War is being rebooted and thats before we begin to worry about whats happening in America..closer to home hes starting to feel redundant as a parent. One kid is leaving home, the dog is getting older and doesnt need…

Fri 22 Mar 2019

£15.40 (£5.50) / 01282 664400

Kevin King Of Egypt

KEVIN, THE KING OF EGYPT Kevin is an escaped psychiatric patient. Millie is a six year old with a mouth like a sandblaster. Granny doesn’t stand a chance. Escaped psychiatric patient Kevin Haggerty is not pleased about his diagnosis, even less pleased about being on a section of the Mental Health Act, and distinctly…

Thu 1 Nov

£10 / 01282 664400

Les Musicals

Celebration of musical theatre.

Fri 31 May 2019

£25 / 01282 664400

The Lionel Richie Songbook

Dance on the ceiling (all night long) at this musical celebration of Lionel Richie.

Fri 26 Oct

£22 (£21) / 01282 664400

Mick Miller: Back From Vegas Tour

UK comedy circuit regular back from a residency in Las Vegas.

Fri 5 Apr 2019

£19 / 01282 664400

One Night of Queen

Tribute to Freddie Mercury et al, starring Gary Mullen – winner of ITV's Stars in Their Eyes – and his band the Works, bringing you all the Queen hits. The band have performed across the globe, including two shows at BBC Proms in the Park.

Sat 25 May 2019

£21 (£20) / 01282 664400

The Pasadena Roof Orchestra

The Orchestra celebrates the music of the great entertainers from Louis Armstrong and Duke Ellington to Billie Holiday and Bix Beiderbecke.

Fri 1 Mar 2019

£21 (£19) / 01282 664400

Paul Merton's Impro Chums

TV comedy favourite Merton and his talented group of 'impro chums' (read: show offs) magically weave laughs from audience suggestions.

Mon 13 May 2019

£23 / 01282 664400

Quadrophenia The Album Live

Concept Concerts presents The Who's classic album as performed by The Goldhawks.

Fri 26 Apr 2019

£20 (£19) / 01282 664400


Doo wop nostalgia merchants who performed on Top of the Pops more than 50 times and have now been together over 40 years.

Sat 27 Oct

£18.50 / 01282 664400

  • 19:30

Steeleye Span

Veteran folk-rock band, featuring lead singer Maddy Prior.

Thu 21 Mar 2019

£25 / 01282 664400

Stewart Francis: Into the Punset

Surreal and deadpan one-liners from the Canadian stand-up and TV regular, as seen on Mock The Week and Live At The Apollo.

Thu 25 Oct

£17.50 / 01282 664400

Sweet Charity

Burnley Light Opera Society production of Sweet Charity.

Sat 10 Nov

£16; £18 / 01282 664400

Tue 13 Nov

£16; £18 / 01282 664400

Wed 14 Nov

£16; £18 / 01282 664400

…and 3 more dates until 17 Nov

Talon: The Best of the Eagles

Eagles tribute band Talon once again perform their popular tribute to the beardy country rockers.

Fri 19 Oct

£23 (£22) / 01282 664400

Vienna Festival Ballet's Coppelia

Vienna Ballet present the story of Dr Coppelius, who creates a life-sized dancing doll which is so lifelike that a local young man, Franz, falls in love with it.

Sun 28 Apr 2019

£16.50 (£14.50) / 01282 664400

Voulez Vous: ABBA Tribute

We can thank this long-running ABBA tribute band for the music, after a dazzling live performance.

Fri 22 Feb 2019

£19 (£18) / 01282 664400

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