Burnley Mechanics

Burnley Mechanics is the main theatre and music venue in Burnley. It is owned and managed by the Burnley Leisure Trust.

It offers a huge variety of events including rock and classical concerts, drama and theatrical performances, comedy, pantomimes, children’s shows and more.

Burnley Mechanics boasts two performance venues. The main Auditorium has a seated capacity of 495 (standing 700). The Front Room is a more intimate venue that hosts emerging artists and niche performances.

Burnley Mechanics Theatre on Manchester Road in Burnley, Lancashire
Burnley Mechanics

The box office is open Monday to Friday, noon to 4 pm and Saturday 10 am to 12.45 pm. On performance evenings it also opens one hour before the show starts.

Tickets can be purchased online at the official website, in person, or by telephone (ticket office number is 01282 664400).

Discounts are available for some shows the disabled, senior citizens, students, and the unemployed. Proof of eligibility may be required.

A lounge and bar at the venue offers drinks and pre-show meals. There’s also a large Wetherspoon’s pub, The Brun Lea, just down the road.

The Brun Lea, Wetherspoon pub, Manchester Road, Burnley, Lancashire
The Brun Lea

Burnley Mechanics is located on Manchester Road in Burnley town centre, next to Burnley Town Hall. Visitors arriving by car and using satellite navigation systems can used the postcode BB11 1BH. There are local authority car parks on the side streets facing the venue (Elizabeth Street, Parker Lane).

The nearest train station is Burnley Manchester Road, around 400 yards from the venue. Burnley Bus Station is even closer.

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Hotels near Burnley Mechanics include:

  • The Brunlea Hotel (0.2 miles)
  • Rosehill House Hotel (0.6 miles)
  • Holiday Inn Express Burnley M65 Jct 10 (0.7 miles)

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Map showing location of Burnley Mechanics.

Map showing location of Burnley Mechanics


Burnley Mechanics

Address and postcode
Manchester Road
United Kingdom
BB11 1BH

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