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Burnley Mechanics is proud to present a series of shows and performances, introducing children to the magical world of theatre. This season Burnley Mechanics welcome a vast array of family friendly shows and entertainment to its stage.

Many of our theatre shows aimed at young children can be seen on weekday’s during the day, making them an ideal choice for school and nursery school trips. Shows aimed at young children are an appropriate length and often include an interval. Some shows also include key themes like teamwork, friendship building and co-operation – helping children to learn as they watch.

There’s a Ben & Jerry’s Ice-cream bar on site for an extra special treat and special discounts for groups of ten or more available from the box office.

School &  Nursery Group benefits:

  • Buy 10 tickets and get one FREE (available on most children’s shows)
  • Reserve seats 7 days prior to confirming your booking
  • Time to finalise your numbers and pay deposit
  • Extra time to pay the balance

Upcoming Children’s Shows:

  • Alice in Wonderland Ballet – Sunday 28th May
  • The Steve Hewlett Show – Saturday 22nd July
  • Mister Maker – Saturday 7th October

To view this season’s children’s shows and prices in our brochure click here.

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NEXT WEEK we're joined by a superb adult cast of Valley Academy students perform what is arguably the most popular musical of all time.
Accompanied by a full live orchestra, this brilliant cast bring to life those iconic numbers Oliver is renowned for the world over.
Tues 27th June - Sat 1st July, 7:30pm / 2:30pm Saturday matinee.
Tickets £13 / £11 concessions (Tues - Thurs only)
Pre-theatre dining is only available Friday & Saturday evening, call 01282 477114 to reserve your table
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Just under a month until stars of Strictly Come Dancing, Giovanni Pernice and Luba Mushtuk, along with a team of professional dancers and singers grace the stage at The Mechanics with their tale of love and passion 'Il ballo e vita'.
Tickets are still available from the box office (01282 664400) priced at £26 or £41 for the VIP meet and greet experience.
Monday 17th July, 7.30pm.
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Afternoon Tea galore today at the Mechanics. With a special dietary requirement of a Dysphasic Afternoon Tea. We cater for all dietary requirements. A big thank you to Birchall Foodservice and Sue for advising and preparing our special dysphasic afternoon tea. ... See MoreSee Less

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** NOW ON SALE **
We Three Kings of Rock & Roll
A two-hour uplifting Rock n Roll show that will have you dancing in the isles to all the favourites from Billy Fury, Buddy Holly & Elvis.
Gavin Stanley pays a sensitive tribute to British King of Rock n Roll, Billy Fury, with songs like Another You and Halfway to Paradise.
Marc Robinson and his four-piece band The Counterfeit Crickets pay attention to detail with a tribute to Buddy Holly.
And finally, the King of Rock n Roll himself is brought to you by Steve Halliday, filled with authentic costume changes that will transport you back to the days when Rock n Roll was King!
Will Rock n Roll ever Die?
Saturday 25th November, 7:30pm
Tickets £18 / £17 concessions
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