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Welcome back to a Winter Wonderland of free family fun!

What: Burnley College Winter Wonderland
Where: Burnley College, Princess Way, Burnley, BB12 0AN
When:  Saturday, 2 December, 10:00 – 15:00

Get ready for the highly anticipated 2023 Winter Wonderland extravaganza at Burnley College! Our campus is set to transform into a seasonal spectacle for the entire family, and the best part? It’s free!

This year, we are thrilled to open our campus to families once again. Expect an array of stalls filled with perfect festive gifts, mouth-watering food and drinks, and an abundance of fun-filled activities suitable for all ages.

2023 marks the ninth year of Burnley College’s transformation into a Winter Wonderland. We take pride in bringing festive cheer to families all over the region.

Families can simply turn up on the day to enjoy the festivities – no tickets are needed and no pre-booking is required.

Here’s a glimpse of the fantastic activities lined up to get you into the holiday spirit:

  • Thrilling festive fairground rides
  • All-day live entertainment, including carol singing
  • Visit Santa in his Grotto
  • Huskies
  • Stilt Walkers
  • Assorted craft activities
  • Tempting refreshments and seasonal snacks
  • And so much more!

One thing that everyone looks forward to each year at Burnley College’s Winter Wonderland is the unforgettable festive panto.

This year will see ‘The Wonderful Wizard of Oz’ performed by our talented Performing Arts and Dance Students. Tickets are £10 per adult and £5 for children and need to be booked in advance.

Burnley College Principal Karen Buchanan said:


“Winter Wonderland has been a highlight of the region’s festive calendar. We’re delighted the event is returning for 2023 and can’t wait to welcome families to our amazing Campus which will be transformed for the day.

“Burnley College is proud to at the heart of the community, staging this free event for local families to enjoy and spreading some festive cheer. Please, make sure you and your loved ones join us for a day to remember on 2 December.”

Karen Buchanan

Principal, Burnley College

Entry to Winter Wonderland is free, however some activities at the event may incur a small charge. There are a limited number of free parking spaces available on the college car park.

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