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The Burnley Empire Trust (BET) are a small group of volunteers who are committed to restoring and reopening the Burnley Empire for community use. 


Earlier this year we commissioned a Stage House Viability Study thanks to the help and support of Architectural Heritage Fund to assess the potential of returning part of the building, specifically the stage house, back to public use. 

The results of the study outlined an approach that would create a meantime use for part of the building which would still be in line with the longer-term aspiration of returning the whole venue back to public use.

Over the past year, the stage house has undergone major clear-out works to enable safe access but to move onto the next stage of the project we need to carry out essential roof repairs to make the area wind and water tight.

Please watch the video above and follow our Crowdunder page to see how you can help 

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