We are at the heart of young people in Lancashire

Burnley Boys and Girls Club is Lancashire’s oldest youth organisation offering safe, fun, friendly environments where children and young people can learn, develop, and grow together.

Join our

Burnley Club

Tuesdays and Fridays from 6-8pm
Wednesdays from 5-7pm
Join our

Billington Club

Mondays and Wednesdays from 5-9pm

Empowering young people through education, recreation and wellbeing

Since our humble beginnings way back in 1898, we’ve been helping and supporting children and young people in Lancashire every way we can. We give them safe spaces to talk, socialise, make friends and acquire new skills in environments free from judgement or discrimination.

Fundraising provides vital support for the club

The club relies on support and are ever grateful for the individuals and business who work with us.

It’s not just funds that the club needs we love to engage with local business and use their knowledge to teach the young people about different aspects of their work and teach them skills they can use later in life.

At our sessions we aim to get the young people involved in as many different activities as possible.

White Football










Arts & Crafts




Life Skills

and more!

Check out BBGC News

Take a look at our BBGC news page to see all the exciting things going on at our Burnley and Whalley clubs.

Come to our clubs

Join us at one of our clubs.

Make a Donation

Click below to make a donation to BBGC.

Volunteer with us

Volunteer with us and meet the inspiring young people who make up BBGC

Fundraise for us

The club relies upon fundrasing and we are forever grateful for any person or business who donates to the club.

Partner with us

At BBGC we love partnering with local businesses and swapping knowledge and skills.

Hire our venue

Riley’s is the perfect venue for your next function or celebration. Inquire below about hiring the space.

"BBGC is very close to my heart as I used to come when I was younger. The support and help that the staff gave me helped me to become a better person."

LouisPrevious club member

We have lots of support from organisations throughout East Lancashire and the North West

Say Hello to Ruby, BBGC’s new on-road mascot

We ask you to share a picture of Ruby on social media or with your friends if you see her on the road. Ruby supports all young people across Lancashire, so let’s all show her support.

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Blog, News and Announcements

Check out all the latest news, updates, and announcements from Burnley Boys and Girls Club

September 19, 2023

Whalley Day 2023

      Whalley Day was held this year on the 16th September, with many stalls around the event we held our very own archery stall, Football-darts and penalty shootout! …
August 14, 2023

National Garden Scheme 2024

As part of the national garden scheme open for charity 2024, BBGC is creating a sensory and tranquil space to engage with the wider community. Part of the land will…
July 10, 2023

Burnley’s Oldest Youth Charity Remembers

125 years ago this year, Burnley Boys Club was formed by Henry Riley, who’s family home is still there in Briercliffe today, the family were weavers in Burnley and Henry…

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