Best of Burnley brings fans together

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Clarets and Leicester City fans young and old mingled outside Turf Moor to celebrate the “Best of Burnley” ahead of their Premier League clash.

The event saw business and charities set up stalls in Harry Potts Way in the lead-up to kick-off – set to a musical background of live bands.

Best of Burnley

Best of Burnley

Fans of both sides helped to create a family atmosphere outside Turf Moor as they sampled local produce and bought memorabilia.

Colne indie favourites the Milltown Brothers topped the bill which also featured solo singer and guitarist Maelor Hughes, Next Level Dance, Lewis Nelson, Janine Briggs, Energize, Becky Parnell and Forgotten Sons.

Face painters and free haircuts, courtesy of REM salons and Jazzman Grooves.

Other organisations represented included Endsleigh Insurance/Red Recruit, Herd House, Gawthorpe Hall, Queen Street Mill, Porcus, the Kettle Drum, Ringstones, Magical Tree Nursery, Thingimijigs, UCLAN, Burnley College, Nelson and Colne College, Howarth Art Gallery, Low Carbon Energy, Roaming Roosters, JRC Slate, FX Fitness, Althams Travel, UCFB, Plus 24 Marketing, Burnley Orchestra, Heritage Kitchen, JJ Sandhams – All about Cheese, Pendle Leisure Trust, PM+M Accountants, Coppice Cupcakes, Super Cooper Candy, It’s a Wooden World, Benedictine and Pendleside Hospice.