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We’re incredibly proud to be partnered with dance schools, local groups and societies offering a range of professional and amateur performances throughout the season.

 

Sanderson’s Dance and Fitness Centre:

Sanderson’s present spectacular annual song and dance extravaganza’s. To find out more about the dance school or about becoming a member visit their website.

Valley Academy School of Musical Theatre and Dance:

Valley Productions present the world’s most popular musicals – their shows often feature a full live orchestra, spectacular scenery and breath-taking performances. Visit their website for more information.

Dansworks Dance Academy:

Featuring singers and dancers aged from 3yrs to 70yrs! Styles include street dance, ballet, tap, Irish, musical theatre, freestyle and jazz. For more information check out their website.

Rossendale Dance & Drama Centre:

RDDC offer a range of classes from Ballet to Irish River dance and Tap along with other classes to get you up and moving, like Salsacise and Zumba. Their classes are designed for everyone, from pre-school through to adults. RCCD not only host dance shows here at the Mechanics, they also have their annual competitions. Full information can be found on their website.

Lynn McCheyne of Sanderson’s Dance:

Head of Ballet, Tap and Jazz at Sanderson’s, Lynn  helps choreograph the dancers for Burnley Pantomime Society. To find out more visit her webpage.

Theatre Works Dance School:

Based in Bury, Theatre Works help with acting, singing and dancing for children aged 4 – 16 years. For more information visit their Facebook page.

KLF:

KLF cover a variety of dance genres, from modern Jazz to commercial Street Dance and Pom Dance Cheerleading, for children aged 3 all the way through to adults. Get in touch with KLF via their website.

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Sing-a-long-a Productions invite you to “Be our Guest” at Singalonga Beauty and the Beast next April!
This is your chance to sing your heart out to the Disney songs of your childhood such as “Be our Guest”, “Belle”, “Gaston” and not forgetting the “Beauty and The Beast”. Sing along with Emma Watson, Ewan McGregor and Emma Thompson in this romantic fairy tale and see if you can stop those tears at the end.
Saturday 21st April, 2:30pm & 7pm
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CBeebies' Mister Maker is back at Burnley Mechanics Theatre on Saturday 7th October with his smash hit live theatre tour! 😆😍 This fab live show encourages Mini Makers and grown-ups to sing, dan...

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Direct from the Edinburgh Festival, the Canadian tour-de-force, Tom Stade, is back with a brand-new show for 2017.
Renowned for his carefree attitude and broad-minded vision, nothing is taboo to this enlightened and captivating comedy legend. Combining off-the-scale charm, razor-sharp wit and a no-holds-barred attitude; Tom pledges to tell the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth.
Kick back and enter the awesome and mischievous world of Tom Stade as he provides an inspiring and incisive antidote to these dark and uncertain times. Simply sublime comedy…I SWEAR.
Saturday 14th October, 7:30pm
Tickets £17.50 / £16 concessions
Pre-theatre dining is available 2 hours prior, booking is essential.
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Next Wednesday join us in Thompson Park for a Family Fun Day and a very 'Special Delivery.'
Bring a picnic and find out about some fantastic projects and events happening at Burnley Mechanics this Autumn and watch a free family show!
SPECIAL DELIVERY is a simple story about the delights of trying something unexpected. When a heavily laden postman is suddenly surprised by a rain shower he discovers that all his packages have lost their labels. In the process of trying to work out the intended recipients, he discovers a bit more about the people on his rounds - and decides to bring a little sunshine into all of their lives.
The show lasts 15 minutes, but there will also be some free craft activities and plenty of interesting and exciting things to find out about. Show times are 11.30am, 1.15pm and 2pm.
There will also be plenty of other activities going on in Thompson Park during the day including The Boathouse and Thompson Park Railway.
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Just over 2 weeks until 'The Devil in Disguise' himself, Joe Pasquale comes to Burnley Mechanics.
Be prepared to giggle this September with the news that the unstoppable comedian Joe Pasquale is set to unleash more of his silliness on the British public with a new show - The Devil in Disguise.
We all have a good side, a dark side and a backside... so come and witness Joe Pasquale showing off all three, in a show that defies description.
Sunday 3rd September, 7:30pm
Tickets £18.50 / £16.50 Concessions
Pre-theatre dining is available 2 hours prior, booking is essential.
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