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Babes in arms and young children

Monday – Friday: noon– 4pm Saturday: 11.30am – 2.30pm Sunday: Open one hour prior to performance on event days only.

Some theatre performances are not recommended for children under 3 years of age. The management reserves the right to ask parents to remove children if, in the management’s opinion, they are causing a disturbance.

Mon-Sat the box office will open one hour prior to performance. Book online at: www.burnleymechanics.co.uk - a booking fee of £2 per ticket applies. How to pay By Mastercard, Switch or Visa in person and over the phone (there will be a handling charge of £1 per transaction for all credit & debit card transactions) or by cheque/PO made payable to Burnley Leisure. Discounts For most Mechanics promotions discounts are available to those in full-time education, over 60 or in receipt of benefits. Proof of status is required when booking. Discounts are also available for groups of 10+ and school parties. Full details available from the box office. Conditions of sale Tickets cannot be exchanged or money refunded. The management cannot be held responsible for any tickets lost or stolen. Tickets reserved for payment by cheque or cash will be held for three days only after which they will be cancelled. Disabled patrons Burnley Mechanics welcomes people with disabilities. Assistant Dogs are welcome and water can be provided. A Textphone service is also available on 01282 425011. The fire authority advises that wheelchair patrons remain in their wheelchairs throughout the performance so transferring to a regular seat is not allowed. Able bodied companions will be requested to assist should an emergency evacuation arise. If you use a wheelchair it is vitally important that you inform the box office at time of booking as our licensing regulations allow for two wheelchair users per event. Wheelchair spaces are situated on row A of the front stalls. Burnley Mechanics operate a free ticket for essential carer’s policy. Please check with box office for details, conditions apply.

Access There is a ramp at the Manchester Road entrance and a lift from foyer level to the auditorium and the Loft. Small gradient on York Street from car park to entrance. Please call the box office if assistance is required prior to your visit. Toilets Radar key operated toilets for customers with disabilities are located on all three floors and baby-changing facilities are available in the lower foyer. Hard of hearing There is an induction loop system in the main theatre: put your hearing aid on T switch. It works best in the tier using seats 20-23 on rows F-T, and in the stalls using seats 22-25 on rows C-E. The next best areas are seats 1-5 (tier and stalls) on the other side of the theatre. Seats in the centre section should not be used. Seating at music events At selected music events where there is a dancefloor, there may be restricted seating. If you would like a seat, please arrive early as seating will be allocated on a first come first served basis. Drinking will be allowed in the auditorium (plastic glasses only) during some performances. Customer comments If you have a comment about your visit to the venue, questionnaires are available around the building or on request. Please return your forms to a member of staff. Burnley Mechanics is operated by Burnley Leisure in partnership with Burnley Council.

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For Lunch & Pre-Theatre dining reservations please call 01282 477114 or burnleymechanics@burnley.gov.uk Lunchtime, Pre-Theatre menus and pre-order forms are available to download at burnleymechanics.co.uk/Bistro

Bistro opening times Mon - Fri 11am – 3pm Sat: 11.30am - 2.30pm Pre-Theatre Dining two hours prior to show time (reservations essential).

Simply Classic Bistro & Bar is run in partnership with Burnley Leisure


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E C N A L AT A G CHILDREN’S & FAMILY SHOWS

Mon 2 – 3 Oct Sat 7 Oct Wed 18 Oct Sun 26 Nov 12 – 19 Jan Sat 12 May

The Gruffalo Mister Maker & the Shapes Shakespeare Schools Festival The Nutcracker Ballet Snow Queen Pantomime Milkshake Live on Stage

COMEDY

Sun 3 Sept Sat 14 Oct Thu 2 Nov

Joe Pasquale Tom Stade Jimeoin

MUSIC

Fri 22 Sept Fri 26 Sept Thu 5 Oct Fri 13 Oct Fri 20 Oct Fri 27 Oct Fri 3 Nov Sat 4 Nov Sat 25 Nov Fri 16 Feb Sat 17 Feb Fri 23 Feb Sat 24 Feb Fri 9 Mar Sat10 Mar Fri 23 Mar 4 – 5 May

The Manfreds The Simon & Garfunkel Story Mad About the Musicals Totally Tina The Jack Pack Rocking & Rolling with Laughter Show Magic of Motown Talon We Three Kings The Christians The South (TBC) The Quo Experience Barry Steele – The Roy Orbison Story G4 in Concert Jive Talking – The Bee Gees Story Get Ready Soul Show Chris Connor

2016

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CULTURAL VENUE/ ORGANISATION AWARD

2016

WINNER

CULTURAL VENUE/ ORGANISATION AWARD


DANCE SHOWS

Sat 23 Sept Sat 30 Sept – 1 Oct Sun 22 Oct Thu 23 Nov Fri 9 – 11 Feb Sun 25 Mar

Debbie McLauren RDDC Sandersons Dance Competition Burnley Schools Gotta Dance Sandersons Dance Show Dansworks Annual Show

MUSICALS

11 – 18 Nov 4 – 8 May

Jekyll & Hyde Footloose

FRONT ROOM EVENTS

Sat 9 Sept Sun 24 Sept Sun 8 Oct Sun 29 Oct Thu 30 Nov

Ricky Cool & the Incrowd Jazz & Gin Club with the Jane Smith Quartet Family Storytelling Festival A Night of Lancashire Tales & Ballads Rackhouse Pifler

BOXING & AWARDS EVENING

Thu 14 Sept Thu 12 Oct Thu 19 Oct Fri 24 Nov

UCLan Graduation Evening 2BR Awards Night Pendleside Awards Night Civic Ball

DRAMA & ENTERTAINMENT

Wed 27 Sept Wed 4 Oct Wed 25 Oct

Our Tommy Lady Windermere’s Fans Graeme Swann’s Great British Spin off With Henry Blofeld

Event promoted by Burnley Mechanics Independent promoter


JOE PASQUALE The Devil in Disguise

SUN 3 SEPT

7.30pm Be prepared to giggle this summer with the news that the unstoppable comedian Joe Pasquale is set to unleash more of his silliness on the British public with his new show. He’s no Lucifer, that’s for sure, but he certainly has a devilish sense of humour and the show will be a high octane mix of everything that has seen Joe remain at the top of his profession for more than 20 years. Come and see Joe in a show that defies description, witness him explain the mysteries of why the four horseman of the apocalypse will be arriving on my little ponies and what Action Man held with those gripping hands... it’ll be a show you won’t forget! PRE-SHOW MEALS

£18.50, concessions £16.50 RESERVED

RICKY COOL + THE IN-CROWD

Warning: may contain immature themes, suitable for all ages.

SUN 9 SEPT

7.30pm

Having been in the music business for over 40 years, played with the likes of Billy Connolly, shared a stage with George Harrison and played in the same band as Robert Plant, Ricky Cool along with his 6 piece band The In-Crowd play a variety of musical styles under the banner of rhythm and blues. Early Jamaican grooves mixed in with the American to recreate the musical styles that were so much a part of early Mod culture.

FRONT ROOM EVENT

£10 RESERVED


THE MANFREDS

Hits, Jazz and Blues

FRI 22 SEPT

7.30pm

Manfred Mann, now considered more than ever as one of the finest and most respected bands from the 60’s era. Their numerous pop hits were R&B based with an undercurrent of jazz - a very unusual but winning combination of playing style and substance. As a result, their records have a timeless quality and some 53 years on The Manfreds with original ‘front man’ Paul Jones; will be performing many of their hits, along with a mix of Jazz and Blues songs, from some of their bestknown albums.

PRE-SHOW MEALS

£21 RESERVED

THE MECHANICS JAZZ & GIN CLUB with the Jane Smith Quartet

SUN 24

Join us for the first ever Mechanics Gin and Jazz Club, as we welcome the Jane Smith Quartet to the Front Room. Playing everything from jazz classics such as The Lady Is A Tramp, At Last and Autumn Leaves to more modern jazz and funk tunes by Michael Jackson and Stevie Wonder. Sit back, relax and sip on one of our speciality gins (other drinks are available), as our Front Room is transformed into an intimate Jazz club for the night.

FRONT ROOM EVENT

£8 RESERVED

SEPT 7pm


Dreamcatcher Theatre Company Present

OUR TOMMY

WED 27 SEPT

An evening of theatre and live music to celebrate and remember the centenary of Burnley lad Thomas Whitham being awarded the Victoria Cross at the battle of Passchendaele in WW1.

7.30pm

A devised theatre show presented by students of Thomas Whitham Sixth form with live music from Manchester folk band Harp and a Monkey make up an evening of spine tingling entertainment. Harp and a Monkey review: Mark Radcliffe BBC Radio 2 Folk Show: “Brilliant.”

£10, members of Royal British Legion £5, students £3. RESERVED

THE SIMON & GARFUNKEL STORY Since it’s SELL OUT in London’s West End,‘The Simon & Garfunkel Story’ is now the World’s leading theatre show. Featuring a full live band and state of the art video projection and lighting.

FRI 29 SEPT

7.30pm

“AMAZING”- Elaine Paige, BBC Radio 2 “FOR ONCE, YOU CAN BELIEVE THE HYPE” British Theatre Guide

PRE-SHOW MEALS

£19, concessions £18 RESERVED


THE GRUFFALO

MON 2

TUE 3

4.30pm

10.30pm 1.30pm

OCT

A mouse took a stroll through the deep dark wood... Join Mouse on a daring adventure through the deep, dark wood in Tall Stories’ magical, musical adaptation of the classic picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler. Searching for hazelnuts, Mouse meets the cunning Fox, the eccentric old Owl and the party mad Snake. Will the story of the terrifying Gruffalo save Mouse from ending up as dinner for these hungry woodland creatures? After all, there’s no such thing as a Gruffalo – is there?

£12.50, schools £10 Age 2+. RESERVED

LADY WINDERMERE’S FAN

A touring production by theatrical niche ltd In Association with TIME ZONE THEATRE When a mysterious new beauty enters high society, the in-crowd are sent scattering outwards, bent utterly backwards and flattened low to find out exactly who they are dealing with. OSCAR WILDE’s raucous social comedy pulls apart the intricacies of etiquette and flips expectation rump-over-head in this scathingly funny satire. Free bespoke workshops are available to accompany the piece. Question and answers sessions are also provided upon request, and free Commedia Dell’Arte workshops can be claimed by group bookings of 8+. Suitable for Ages 12+

£12, concessions £10, groups of 10 or more £8. RESERVED

WED 4 OCT

7.30pm

OCT

The Gruffalo © Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffier 1999 - Macmillan Children’s Books.

Tall Stories Theatre Company present


Autumn 2016 saw the first ever Burnley Literary Festival being held across Burnley town centre. The event was a huge success and featured an exciting programme of events. Burnley Literary Festival 2017 will take place 6 to 9 October 2017 and Burnley Mechanics are proud to be an event and venue partner for this fantastic event. The programme will be bursting with literary themed events and activities including award winning authors, poetry, creative writing, storytelling, film showings and theatre performances.

06-09 OCT 2017 burnleyliteraryfestival.co.uk

Special thanks to our sponsorship partner:


MAD ABOUT THE MUSICALS

WED 5 OCT

7.30pm

Taking you on a whistle stop tour from the heart of London’s theatre land to the glitz of Broadway, this extremely talented cast including the amazing vocalist and winner of ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ Jai McDowell and Musical Theatre’s spine tingling singer Michael Courtney will evoke the true spirit of the stage. Together with brilliant West End musicians they perform all your unforgettable favourites. Hailed as ‘OUTSTANDING!’ by the Stage, ‘THE BEST SHOW OF ITS KIND’ by Encore Magazine this is one definitely not to miss!!

PRE-SHOW MEALS

£22, concessions £20 RESERVED

MISTER MAKER AND THE SHAPES LIVE Back by Popular Demand, CBeebies Mister Maker in his smash hit live theatre tour! With a fabulous supporting cast and art at its heart, this fantastic live show encourages Mini Makers and grown-ups to sing, dance and make some noise! There are exciting new makes and songs, lots of audience participation, a BIG make to take part in and….The Shapes are back! Yes, you’ll be able to share the fun with Circle, Square, Rectangle and Triangle too!

£14.50, children £11.50, family of four £46. RESERVED

SAT 7 OCT

1pm, 4pm


SUN 8

FAMILY STORYTELLING FESTIVAL

OCT

11am-4pm

Come along to The Mechanics for a magical day of professional storytelling on Sunday 8th October for all the family… and it’s free! Indulge your imagination and witness some of the best storytellers in the business bring their enchanting tales to life in a variety of different spaces in your local theatre. Explore all areas of The Mechanics, travel through an enchanted forest with Nick Hennessey, be transported to Africa with Chanje Kunda and test your own yoga skills with a storytelling and movement class from Bernie Fawcett. Enjoy this mini festival from 11am - 4pm (last performance begins at 3.30pm).

FREE

Part of our Season of Storytelling and the Burnley Literature Festival

Get ready for another epic blast of Tom Stade! Direct from the Edinburgh Festival, the Canadian tour-de-force is back with a brandnew show.

SAT 14

FRONT ROOM EVENT

FOOD AVAILABLE

TOM STADE: I SWEAR

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. “Every inch a star; if comedy is the new rock and roll, then Tom Stade is Keith Richards” Daily Record PRE-SHOW MEALS

Tickets: £17.50, concessions £16 STANDING

OCT

7.30pm


FRI 13 OCT

7.30pm

This internationally acclaimed, award winning show with hand-made replica costumes and dance routines re-creates the look and feel of Tina Turner at her best. Featuring a six-piece live band, four stunning dancers and Justine’s incredible impersonation of the Queen

PRE-SHOW MEALS

of Rock and Soul this spectacular show takes you from the early days with Ike all the way through to Tina’s solo comeback in the 80s, from River Deep Mountain High to Let’s Stay Together, Simply the Best and What’s Love Got to Do with It.

£17.50, concessions £16.50 RESERVED

It’s simply the best!


SHAKESPEARE SCHOOLS FESTIVAL

WED 18 OCT

Shakespeare Schools Foundation presents the world’s largest youth drama festival with a series of unique Shakespeare productions staged by local schools.

7pm

Whether you are a parent, friend or another local school, we invite you to an exhilarating evening of theatre where you will see Shakespeare’s stories brought to life like never before.

£9.50, concessions £7, group of 10 or more £6.50. RESERVED

FRI 20 OCT

7.30pm

THE JACK PACK Their self-titled debut album hit the top 10 while their live performances have thrilled music-lovers the world. This talented quartet presents a unique blend of the last true days of Hollywood glamour with a quintessential British twist. PRE-SHOW MEALS

Combined they bring on the style of the Rat Pack, individually, they exude the charisma of Sinatra and the panache of Bublé. Specially-commissioned compositions treat swing classics such as My Way, That’s Life and Feeling Good to an irresistible 2017 make-over. Regulars on national TV the Jack Pack are coming to town.

Tickets: £21, concessions £19 RESERVED


FRI 27 OCT

7.30pm

Featuring a stellar line-up including, The Merseybeats, Beryl Marsden. Mick Miller, Berni Flint, The Merseys, The Dakotas PLUS an amazing appreciation of Cilla Black. The show will be a totally unique mixture of the best in Merseybeat music and scouse comedy, taking inspiration from TV classics such as Opportunity Knocks, Ready Steady

PRE-SHOW MEALS

Go, Top of the Pops and Juke Box Jury. There will also be an exclusive feature dedicated to the world famous Cavern Club! Whether you were there at the time or simply love the sound of the sixties, get your tickets now, for a night of fun that will have you rockin’, and rolling with laughter!

£24, concessions £23 RESERVED


WED 25 GRAEME SWANN’S GREAT OCT BRITISH SPIN OFF WITH 7.30pm HENRY BLOFELD THE SECOND INNINGS Graeme Swann, England’s greatest ever spin bowler and cricket’s best loved commentator, Henry Blofeld present a barrage of new stories from on and off the field. Who better to discuss the trials and tribulations of Swanny’s illustrious career than the man who commentated on it every step of the way, and who better for Henry to pass on his pearls of wisdom to after 47 years in the TMS commentary box. Expect the sprinkler, red trousers, a review of the summer’s cricket, and expect to be laughing!

This is an unmissable show full of surprises, anecdotes, impressions and more. One for all sports lovers alike.

£25 RESERVED

PRE-SHOW MEALS

A NIGHT OF LANCASHIRE TALES AND BALLADS A night of local storytelling and ballads with Simon Entwistle and Jennifer Reid served with a generous portion of pie and peas. With his own unique style Simon will bring to life the history and the ghosts of our fantastic local towns as he guides you through the haunted cobbled streets and burial grounds of Clitheroe, Whalley, Blackburn, Accrington and Colne. Accompanied by Glastonbury Festival star Jennifer Reid performing 19th Century Industrial Revolution broadside ballads and Lancashire dialect work song. Part of our Season of Storytelling.

£12.50, (includes Pie & Peas Supper) RESERVED

FRONT ROOM EVENT

SUN 29 OCT 7pm


JIMEOIN RIDICULOUS THU 2 NOV

7.30pm

Notorious for being Ridiculous, Jimeoin is internationally acclaimed as one of live comedy’s masters. His brilliantly observed, ever-evolving and hilarious stand-up has also made him the undisputed award-winning star of TV shows including Live at the Apollo and the John Bishop Show, PRE-SHOW MEALS

This is the comedy of one who truly perceives human behaviour, breaks it up and puts it all together again in all its ridiculousness, so grab yourself a ring-side seat for an unforgettably hilarious evening of world-class comedy.

ÂŁ17.50 RESERVED


FRI 3 NOV 8pm

MAGIC OF MOTOWN Seen by over a 1 million people all over the world and recently performed for the Royal Variety Performance 2016. Prepare yourself for 40 back-to-back classic Motown hits, glittering costume changes, dazzling dance moves and outstanding musicianship in this PRE-SHOW MEALS

explosive concert experience. Expect all your favourite songs, including: Ain’t No Mountain, Signed Sealed Delivered, Grapevine, Get Ready, Dancing in the Streets, Blame It on the Boogie, Uptight, All Night Long plus many more.

£22, concessions £20 RESERVED - SELLING FAST!

SAT 4 NOV

7.30pm

TALON - THE BEST OF THE EAGLES

One of the most successful theatre touring shows in the UK. Talon will once again feature all those classic Eagles Greatest Hits. This world class seven piece band are a phenomenon and have truly transcended the tag of ‘tribute’. In the summer of 2016 Talon were nominated in seven different PRE-SHOW MEALS

categories by the ‘Agents Association of Great Britain’ at the ‘National Tribute Music Awards’ and winning OFFICIAL UK No. 1 (Eagles tribute show), MARKETING & PR, LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD and the big one… BEST BAND (in all categories).

Tickets: £22, concessions £21 RESERVED - SELLING FAST


Burnley Light Opera present

Directed & Choreographed by Anthony Williams Musical Direction by Simon Murray Based on Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic thriller, Jekyll & Hyde is the gripping tale of a brilliant mind gone horrifically awry, set to a powerful pop-rock score by Frank Wildhorn with book and lyrics by Leslie Bricusse. In an attempt to cure his ailing father’s mental illness by separating “good” from “evil” in the human personality, talented physician Dr. Jekyll inadvertently creates an alternate personality of pure evil, dubbed Mr. Hyde, who wreaks murderous havoc on the city of London.

11-13 NOV

7.30pm

14-18

Saturday 11th - Monday 13th £14 Groups of 10 or more £1 off per ticket RESERVED Orchestrations by Kim Scharburg. Arrangement by Jason Howland

NOV

7.30pm

This amateur production is presented by arrangement with Music Theatre International (Europe).

PRE-SHOW MEALS

Tuesday 14th - Saturday 18th £16 Groups of 10 or more £1 off per ticket RESERVED

All authorised performance materials are also supplied by MTI Europe

Conceived for the stage by Steve Cuden & Frank Wildhorn Book & Lyrics by Lesley Bricusse. Music by Frank Wildhorn


BURNLEY SCHOOLS GOTTA DANCE 2017

THU 23 NOV

7pm

A variety of schools, from across the Burnley area, will be dancing in an evening full of entertainment. Dances include a variety of genres including ballet, street, contemporary, and modern. The schools will be joined by talented local singers including Youtube sensation Sam Hollyman. Tickets on sale 4th September.

£12 RESERVED

WE THREE KINGS Three West End artists pay tribute to Three Kings of Rock n Roll!

SAT 25 NOV

7.30pm

Gavin Stanley pays a sensitive tribute to the British King of Rock n Roll Billy Fury. Marc Robinson and the Counterfeit Crickets pay attention to detail with a stunning tribute to Buddy Holly, and what more can you say about the king of Rock n Roll himself, Hit after Hit; That’s Alright Mama, G.I. Blues, Jailhouse Rock and many more performances by Steve Halliday whose authentic costume changes will transport you back to the days when Rock n Roll was King! Will Rock n Roll ever die? That’ll be the Day!

PRE-SHOW MEALS

£18, concessions £17 RESERVED


BALLET THEATRE UK PRESENT

THE NUTCRACKER

SUN 26 NOV 3pm

This well-loved traditional Christmas ballet performed in a unique setting with 24 international dancers, from companies around the world, recounts the adventures of a young girl Clara the night before Christmas. When Clara falls asleep with her Nutcracker, an army of mice attack her toys and the Nutcracker. This opulent new production promises everything you love about The Nutcracker, brighter and more splendid than ever before. Tchaikovsky’s most loved and unforgettable musical score combines with magical choreography, exquisite costumes and breathtaking scenery that together create an atmosphere of fantasy and illusion.

AFTERNOON TEA

£16, concessions £14 RESERVED - AFTERNOON TEA AVAILABLE


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Tickets for our exclusive party nights were all sold out by May 17. Don’t miss out, call the box office to receive notification when 2018 tickets are available.

1st – 16th December Bespoke exclusive & indulgent Christmas party nights.

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PRAIRIE SPORTS VILLAGE

For more information or to book please contact Prairie Sports Village on 01282 477201


THU 30

RACKHOUSE PIFLER

NOV

7.30pm

Rackhouse Pilfer are a fiery and exciting six piece Irish Americana Folk Band treading the water between Americana, Bluegrass, Irish Folk, Alt Country & Rock. Since forming in 2012 the band are making big waves on the music scene with numerous sellout shows across the globe, special guests for Imelda May at Sligo Live Festival and live Performance on National TV. Their brilliant show stopping performances at many big festivals have affirmed their position as one of the best Festival acts currently touring Eurpoe.

FRONT ROOM EVENT

£12

A CHRISTMAS CAROL: FOLK OPERA

THU 14 DEC

7.30pm

The quintessential Victorian Christmas classic! GreenMatthews bring you a brandnew retelling of the most thrilling Yuletide adventure of them all – Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol”. First published in 1843, the story is credited with reinventing and reinvigorating the British Christmas and has been loved by every generation since. Using new lyrics and traditional English folk tunes, GreenMatthews (with special guest Jude Rees of Pilgrims’s Way) use a bewitching blend of voices and instruments to create a musical retelling of this seasonal favourite.

FRONT ROOM EVENT

£10


THU 21 DEC

7.30pm

A CHRISTMAS CAROL

by Charles Dickens. Presented by Chapterhouse Theatre Company On Christmas Eve, the most magical night of the year, the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge is whisked away on a terrifying journey through the past and into the future, accompanied by three fearsome ghosts determined to make him realize the true meaning of Christmas. Charles Dickens’ classic ghost story is brought alive in this most traditional of

PRE-SHOW MEALS

productions, complete with beautiful period costume, song, dance and a magnificent musical score. Join critically acclaimed theatre company Chapterhouse as Scrooge’s frozen heart begins to melt and he finally embraces the festive spirit in this most Christmassy of Christmas tales.

£15 adults, £10 children, £44 family of four RESERVED


Evening perfromances 7pm SAT 2pm | Sun Noon & 4.30pm No performance on Tue & Wed

Adults £12, Concessions £8. Discounts available: Sat 13th Jan 7pm & Mon 15th Jan 7pm. Adults £10 concessions £6 Book 10 or more for a performance and receive a 10% discount PRE-SHOW MEALS RESERVED SATURDAY NIGHT ONLY


Sanderson Dance & Fitness Centre present

SPOTLIGHT

Another truly spectacular variety and dance performance featuring numbers from; Rock of Ages, Bat Out of Hell, Mary Poppins, Austin Powers and many more.

FRI 9

SAT 10

SUN 11

7pm

1pm, 7pm

2pm

FEB

FEB

FEB

ÂŁ10 RESERVED

FRI 16 FEB 8pm

THE CHRISTIANS Plus support

Renowned for an endless string of soulful yet socially aware hits ... Harvest for the World, Ideal World, Forgotten Town, Hooverville, The Bottle, Born Again, Whats

PRE-SHOW MEALS

in a Word, Words, Father, and many more, The Christians having enjoyed huge acclaim in the late 80s and early 90s are enjoying a much anticipated revival. Still headed by enigmatic lead singer Garry Christian the band are currently touring the UK playing their back catalogue and songs selected from the album WE released to rave reviews.

ÂŁ20 RESERVED


FRI 23 FEB 8pm

The perfect tribute to the legendary duo, featuring an impressively experienced line-up including Shaun Michaels and Dave Crawte who together have spent years studying every detail of Rossi and Parfitt’s looks, playing styles & stage performances.

PRE-SHOW MEALS

Together with an impressive line-up of seriously experienced musicians the Quo Experience is an ongoing chance to ‘experience’ the sounds and looks of Britain’s biggest singles chart band of all time as we all remember it!

£18, concessions £16 RESERVED


BARRY STEEL; THE ROY ORBISON STORY 30 SPECIAL Barry Steel has stunned audiences across the globe with his uncanny similarity and ability to authentically revive the exquisite toe-tapping sound of this musical legend. This production also features chart busting hits originally made famous by George Harrison, Chris Isaak, The Spencer Davis Group, Jeff Lynne, Del Shannon and of course the Big O, all backed by a big screen and phenomenally talented musicians culminating in an incredible fusion of ‘60s solid gold classics and ‘80s contemporary musical genius all on one stage.

PRE-SHOW MEALS

G4 IN CONCERT

£20 RESERVED

FRI 9 MAR

7.30pm

Enjoy all their classic hits, Bohemian Rhapsody, My Way, Nessun Dorma and Creep along with recent heart-stopping tracks from their latest G4 Love Songs album as they, and their live band, return with what promises to be another sensational show. Their unique style and impactful harmonic vocals are incomparable to any other. They simply have to be heard live to truly appreciate the power and passion of their voices!

EARLY BOOKING RECOMMENDED! PRE-SHOW MEALS

£27.50, VIP £75 RESERVED

SAT 24 FEB

7.30pm


FRI 23 FEB 8pm

JIVE TALKIN’ PERFORM THE BEE GEES

Gary and Jack Simmons making for an unrivalled vocal harmony blend.

The timeless repertoire of the Bee Gees is brought to life in this stunning stage production currently taking the country by storm. This charismatic ensemble boasts stars from TV and London’s West End and is fronted by real-life family members Darren,

Backed up by a stunning band and live string section, you will be taken on an emotional journey from tender orchestrated 60’s classics such as Massachusetts and Words, to the 70’s Disco classics such as Night Fever, Stayin’ Alive and Tragedy.

PRE-SHOW MEALS

£19, concessions £18 RESERVED

FRI 23 MAR

7.30pm

GET READY...FOR 40 No1s FROM THE TEMPS, TOPS, SUPREMES & MORE Take a trip back to 1960s Detroit with the brand-new, celebrated stage show PRE-SHOW MEALS

featuring the music of the Temptations, Four Tops, Supremes, Jackson 5, Stevie Wonder and Marvin Gaye. Velvet vocals from a stellar cast of criticallyacclaimed performers combine with divinely-gifted musicians, to authentically recreate the sound responsible for lifting an entire generation to its dancing feet.

£22, concessions £20 RESERVED


DANSWORKS DANCE ACADEMY ANNUAL SHOW

SUN 25 MAR 3pm

Dansworks Dance Academy Bacup present their wonderful annual dance show. An extravaganza of Street Dance, Ballet, Tap, Musical Theatre, Irish Dancing, Freestyle, Disco, Zumba and Break Dance. Performed by children aged 1½ to adults. For more information visit: www.dansworks.co.uk info@dansworks.co.uk

Adult £12.50, Children £7.50 Available from 01706 559671 RESERVED

FOOTLOOSE

4-7

Award-Winning Valley Academy celebrate their 10th anniversary with another groundbreaking production.

APR

7.30pm

Kick off your Sunday shoes and cut loose as the explosive rock ‘n’ roll musical sensation Footloose bursts onto stage with a production sure to get your toes tapping. Based on the 1980s hit film that took the world by storm, Footloose the musical sizzles with the same spirit of youth, rebellion and romance. Enjoy a full-live band, cutting-edge choreography and classic hits including Holding Out for a Hero, Almost Paradise, Let’s Hear it for the Boy and of course the unforgettable title track Footloose. PRE-SHOW MEALS FRIDAY & SATURDAY

£13, concessions £11 RESERVED

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Celebr at the ate Mech anics The Mechanics Lounge Bar and Front Room is the perfect venue to celebrate a birthday, anniversary, christening or evening wedding reception. Our celebration packages start from as little as £8 per person and include everything you need to create the perfect celebration.

What’s included (min 100 guests): • 6 hour hire of Front Room & Lounge Bar • Resident DJ • Simply Classic food* • Staffing including: door staff • In house decoration and table linen *Food includes a choice of: • Lancashire Steak & Potato Pie and Cheese & Onion Pie, mushy peas, red cabbage and beetroot •

Hand carved Roast Turkey and Roast Ham sandwiches with stuffing, apple sauce and mustard.

For more information please call 01282 477114


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3.30pm

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£15, concessions £13.50, under 3 £5, family of four £53 RESERVED Starring Bob the Builder, Little Princess, Noddy, Fireman Sam, Shimmer & Shine, Pip from Pip Ahoy!, Winnie and Wilbur, Wissper, Milkshake’s very own Milkshake! Monkey and two Milkshake! Presenters.


N AT A EXT S GLA EAS NCE ON Fri 27 April 7.30pm ELO EXPERIENCE

Tues 3 May MUGENKYO DRUMMERS Fri 4 & Sat 5 May 7.30pm CHRIS CONNER - THE WORLD FAMOUS ELVIS SHOW Wed 9 May 7.30pm FAIRPORT CONVENTION Sat 19 May 7.30pm NAVI - KING OF POP Wed 13 June Pre-Tours Theatre present WHAT THE LADYBIRD HEARD Thurs 27 Sept 7.30pm PSYCHIC SALLY Fri 28 Oct SHOWADDYWADDY


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INTRODUCTION TO WEIGHT MANAGEMENT • These workshops will help you begin your journey to a healthier, slimmer you! • Learn the basics around healthy eating for weight management • Daytime and evening workshops

• Support and guidance from our team of weight management and physical activity specialists • Additional exercise sessions on offer to support your weight loss

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PRAIRIE SPORTS VILLAGE

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16 bay Golf Practice Range with Power tees

FA accredited 3G football pitch and changing facilities

Coaching facility with Simulator and GCQ launch monitor

Junior coaching available

Simply Classic Bistro & Bar

Conference and meeting rooms available to hire

Sky TV / Wi-Fi Windermere Ave | Burnley | BB10 2FU 01282 477201 prairiesportsvillage.co.uk

In partnership with Burnley Council

Lloyd Colne

simply-classic.com


THEATRE | DANCE | COMEDY | FAMILY ENTERTAINMENT | MUSIC PARTY NIGHTS | BISTRO | GIN BAR | CRAFT WORKSHOPS ART AWARDS | EXHIBITIONS | SUMMER SCHOOL | VOLUNTEERS


CHAIR BASED EXERCISE | LOSING WEIGHT | GETTING READY TO WALK MEETING NEW FRIENDS | GETTING STARTED | PREVENTING FALLS CYCLING IN THE PARK | FIT & FUNCTIONAL CIRCUIT | PILATES


FITNESS FITNESS||SPORTING SPORTINGLIFE LIFE TRAIN TRAINWITH WITHTHE THEBEST BEST||RELAX RELAX PUSH PUSHHARDER, HARDER,LIVE LIVELONGER LONGER SWIMMING SWIMMING||FOOTBALL FOOTBALL||CONFERENCING CONFERENCING HEALTHIER, HEALTHIER,FITTER, FITTER,STRONGER STRONGER||GOLF GOLF DINING DINING||TUITION TUITION||COMMUNITY COMMUNITY


In partnership with Burnley Council


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Burnley Mechanics: Manchester Road, Burnley BB11 1BH

Ticket Office: (01282) 664400

burnleymechanics.co.uk

CAR PARKING Easy to find us and easy to park. CCTV covered car park FREE parking after 6pm Mon-Fri & Sun, Sat fee applicable. For more information on car parking please log onto: www.burnleymechanics.co.uk or www.burnley.gov.uk If you do not have web access please call the ticket office for assistance.

In partnership with Burnley Council

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Burnley Mechanics Brochure Sept - April 2018