Farce bringing a night of thrills and spills to The Muni

There’s never been a greater farce than love - and if you don’t believe it, check out this classic comedy.

Theatre and Comedy
Catherine Baines stunned members of Pendle Flower Club with her demonstration, Garden Magic. (s)

Blooming magical night for florist fans

Magic bloomed for members of Pendle Flower Club during a lovely floral demonstration.
Steve Robinson (centre) celebrating his marathon efforts with colleagues Jeff Cortez and Elsa Parker at Marsden Building Society. (s)

Steve rises to challenge in heart-warming mission

A Nelson manager is running to the beat of his heart.

Parish members of Nelson Little Marsden celebrating 90 years of the Blackburn Diocese Mothers' Union at an anniversary service at Blackburn Cathedral. (s)

Let’s sing the praises of these charity champions

You could sing the praises of Blackburn Diocese Mothers’ Union all day long - for the charity has now served the community for an incredible 90 years.

Doreen Heep is advising readers to trust in God to help them in every season of life.

Have Faith

“There’s an opportune time to do things, a right time for everything on the Earth.” (Ecclesiastes 3:1)
Philippa Farebrother-Dunn (Head of Retail), Christina Cope (Pendleside Fundraising Manager, Michael Drain (Nelson Branch Manager) and Karen Kershaw (Customer Representative), of Marsden, with a cheque for Pendleside Hospice. (s)

Saving money for a kinder world

Nelson residents have been raising charity funds without spending a penny thanks to Marsden Building Society’s charity scheme.

Venetia Twigg brought to town her fantastic adaptation of Oscar Wildes Lady Windermeres Fan. (s)

REVIEW: Lady Windermere's Fan; The Burnley Mechanics

It might have oozed charm and elegance but a social satire at The Burnley Mechanics last week was wild with comedy and emotion.

Theatre and Comedy
Emma Decent inspired audiences with her tale of bereavement. (s)

REVIEW: I Don't Know What I'm Supposed To Be Doing

Burnley Literary Festival opened up another chapter of enchantment last weekend with a poignant tale of love and loss.

Theatre and Comedy

REVIEW: Barnum; Basics Junior Theatre School

A confetti burst of hopes and dreams dazzled audiences on the opening night of Barnum on Tuesday.
Theatre and Comedy
Child of the Divide is coming to Burnley Youth Theatre next week. (s)

Remarkable tale of destiny at Burnley Youth Theatre

The destiny of a young boy changes forever when he is torn from his family during political upheaval.
Theatre and Comedy
Sharing is caring, says Peter Nowland in this week's Have Faith. (s)

Have Faith

As I prepare to write my article for the Have faith column, churches throughout the UK will be preparing to, or have celebrated the harvesting of crops, all carefully grown and nurtured.
The Shakespeare Schools Festival is coming to town. (s)

Schools' sensational Shakespeare show

It’s the season of Shakespeare next week as a super school production slides onto the Burnley Mechanics stage.

Theatre and Comedy
Outcry Theatre Group is bring musical fun to town on Friday. (s)

Musical Bonanza at The Miners

Outcry Theatre Group will be loud and proud when they bring a musical bonanza to town this Friday.

Theatre and Comedy
Josh Dowbiggin receiving his award from writer and former Conservative MP, Gyles Brandreth, at last weeks ceremony, taken by Ed Telling.

Josh digs deep to win farming award

A Salterforth student has unearthed new confidence after winning a top farming award.


Families unite in musical bonanza

Families were in tune when it came to fund-raising at a concert in aid of the Mothers’ Union Caravan Fund.
The cast of Don't Dress For Dinner. (s)

REVIEW: Don't Dress For Dinner; Colne Dramatic Society

A feast of fun and a banquet of madness is being served up this week in the form of a romantic farce.
Theatre and Comedy
Emma Decent is exploring her mind-boggling life in I Dont Know What Im Supposed To Be Doing. (s)

Unforgettable tale of loss at Burnley Library

It will be hard to forget this tender tale of a fraught relationship between a daughter and a mother with dementia.
Theatre and Comedy
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