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Formally known as The Shuttle Bar and then Oliver’s Bar the now named The Front Room underwent major re-development and a huge transformation in 2015.

The Front Room – aptly named as it’s development was partially funded by the Mechanics at HOME project, aspires to create a home from home atmosphere, a welcoming space to bring emerging artists, new theatre, comedy and niche performances more suitable to a smaller more intimate performance space.

Presenting a host of events ranging from Folk artists like John Smith and Steve Tilston through to blues rock bands like Willie and the Bandits, Aynsley Lister and Ferocious Dog along with comedy from Edinburgh Fringe festival’s favourite housewife Barbara Nice, comedy theatre shows and hilariously funny, interactive comedy dinner shows  like Allo’ Allo’ and Fawlty Towers.

We work in partnership with Culturapedia to bring you an eclectic mix of events chosen by the people of Burnley, for the people of Burnley.  From an evening of chilled Latino vibes to  fantastic Jazz and Gin evenings.

To enquire about hiring the Front Room for a performance or music gig click here.

To enquire about hiring the Front Room for a conference or party click here.


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Steeleye Span live on stage tonight its the first night of their 50th Anniversary Tour ... See MoreSee Less

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Got tickets to 80's Mania this weekend?

We are pleased to invite you all to the '80's AFTER SHOW PARTY. Straight after the show we have arranged an 80's disco and the bar will stay OPEN !!!!

So don't be 'too shy shy' and at the end of the show we won't tell you to 'beat it'. Carry on enjoying the night with us.

Don't forget out Bistro is always open for pre theatre dining and we do have a few tables left so if you want to dine before hand call the box office now on 01282 664400 to secure your table.

We can't wait to see you on the night its like going to be like totally radical !!
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Its the start of a jam packed weekend here at the Mechanics!

We have folk band Steeleye Span, comedian Justin Moorhouse, 80's Mania and country singer Ryan Cook... something for everyone!
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We still have some tickets left for the very funny Justin Moorhouse who will be here this Friday...

We also have a few places left to dine with us before the show!

Friday 22nd March | 8pm | £14 | Unwaged £5 >>
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