News & Events

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More and more good things are happening in Burnley, Padiham and round about these days !  From sporting occasions, art exhibitions, music concerts and great family days out, it's well worth checking out what's on in the borough.

Click on the links below for more information about some of the big events coming up which Burnley Council is organising, or supporting other organisations to put on. (Please note that the council isn't responsible for the content of other organisations' websites).

If you want to check out what is happening at the historic house, museum and art gallery Towneley Hall, click here

Upcoming events: 

Saturday 24th June and Sunday 25th June: Padiham on Parade - 1940s style weekend - and Facebook information here

Sunday 25th June: Classic Car Show - more than 300 classic vehicles will be on display at this well-established annual event, organised by the Rotary Club of Burnley.

Sunday, 25th June: Brass in the Parks - Burnley Alliance Silver Band will be performing at Scott Park 2-4pm. Free admission. 

Saturday, 1st July: Brilliant Burnley's Fantastical Festival - organised by the Calico Group, the festival will take place at Towneley Park 9am-3pm. There will be a range of competitions for you to show off your skills and earn some fantastic prizes. There will be plenty to keep you and your kids busy.

Sunday, 2nd July: Forest Park Sunday Funday - a free family event featuring guided bike rides, donkey rides, willow weaving, angling for beginners, African drumming and much more. The funday will take place between 11am-4pm at Rowley Lake, Queens Park and Thompson Park.

Sunday, 9th July: Padiham Memorial Park Bandstand Celebration - the free event will see many talented artists and dancers whisking local residents and visitors into the festive spirit. Starts 1.30pm.

The local events website point me gives details of many of the other local arts, sports, and heritage activities taking place in Burnley’s neighbourhoods, parks and community venues. 

If you are thinking about organising an event in the borough, documents, forms and advice on event safety can be found here