The Shift Café

“A Local Hub For Creatives!”

The Shift Café in Burnley is one of it’s kind!

We offer a wide range of workshops, events and we believe each has their benefits and there’s something for everyone!

We have the best feedback from customers from all around the world and… All are welcome!

What’s On?


Dedicated Music Workshop

1pm – 4pm

Come and learn drums at your own pace and get into the beat!

Monday Night Club Karaoke

7pm – 11pm

Sing your Monday blues away with Monday Night Club Karaoke!


Arts & Crafts Workshop

1pm – 4pm

Learn to sew, knit and generally have a good chit chat.

Evening Learning

7pm – 11pm

Evening learning followed by karaoke or put what you’ve learnt to the test!


Jam / Poetry / Sing

1pm – 4pm

You can get together with like-minded creative individuals!

Practice Night

7pm – 11pm

Express yourself! Spoken word, music and poetry… with a listening audience!


Claret & Brew Music Recovery Group

1pm – 4pm

You can join us for this non-alcohol session for anxiety, mental issues to learn music or just have a chat!

Thurstay Jam

7pm – 11pm

Thurstay Jam is a ideal time to network, have a chat and jam with like-minded people!


Game On!  Workshop

1pm – 4pm

Put the stress of life to the side and have fun and communicate in the old fashioned way, in person, playing your favourite games!

The Karaoke Sessions

7pm – 12am

From our experience since starting The Karaoke Sessions we can tell you the more you sing the better you will get – and EVERYONE can sing!


Jameoke Night!

7pm – 12am

Jameoke is where you can bash along on the drums to the karaoke!


Families: I Can Play An Instrument!

1pm – 4pm

You and your family can learn to network through learning music together!…  It creates a special bond, helps communication and keeps kids out of trouble when they’re older!

Sunday Sessions – Jam and Sing Day

4pm – 12am

Jam, play or sing – it’s your choice… it’s the Sunday Sessions!  Normally with free fish fingers or pakoras!

All Are Welcome!

The Shift Café is situated above The Swan in Burnley Town Centre, BB11 1HQ (across from Boots)

It’s the first of it’s kind! 

If you’re looking to do something new… consider opening an “alternative franchise”…

Use the “Contact Us” tab to find out more! 

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