CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) – The Venue remains closed until further notice.  Please check our website for all  re-scheduled events. Tickets are valid for the new dates and any refunds will be issued as soon as we re-open later in the year. Tickets for 2021 on sale as normal. Thank you for your patience.

A charity operated by Burnley Leisure Trust, Burnley Mechanics is a modern multipurpose, fully accessible venue equipped with retractable / removable seating, state of the art lighting, excellent sound facilities, two bars, two performance venues, a Basement Studio, Bistro and meeting rooms.

This magnificent grade two listed venue was opened by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth in 1986 to present the very best in entertainment, special events and activities. Since that time the Mechanics have hosted some of the world’s finest talent from all realms of the performing arts including; Sir Ian McKellen, Paul Merton, Martin Kemp The Osmonds, Patty Smith, Marillion, Buddy Guy, G4, stars of Strickly Come Dancing, Dan Snow, Steve Davis, Jim Davidson, Eddie Izzard, John Bishop, Alan Carr, Lee Nelson, Hull Truck Theatre, fabulous family shows, CBBC’s Milkshake, beautiful Ballet’s and many more.

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