What’s on in Blackburn with Darwen

Published December 8, 2017 at 11:57

Events in and around Blackburn & Darwen.

Please note that you may need to purchase tickets for some of the events below. To avoid disappointment, please contact the venues to make sure that there are still tickets/places available if you are planning to attend any of the events below. For more information see our web site www.visitblackburn.co.uk or contact Blackburn Visitor Centre tel: 01254 688040/ email: visit@blackburn.gov.uk.

Blackburn town centre

  • Until 27th Jan 2018: Blackburn Artists’ Society Open Exhibition, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery, opening at 2pm on 25th Nov (Wednesday – Saturday 12 – 4.45pm)
  • Until 24th Dec: Santa’s Workshop, The Mall Blackburn
  • Until 31st Jan: Elements of Landscape Exhibition, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery (Wednesday – Saturday 12 -4.45pm)
  • Until 21st Dec: Paula Dibb Exhibition, The Bureau Centre for the Arts
  • Until 31st Dec: Pantomime “Beauty & The Beast”, King Georges Hall
  • 11th Dec: East Lancashire Hospice “Light Up a Life” Carol Service, Blackburn Cathedral 7.30pm
  • 12th Dec: Talk by Maurice Ffelan “The Friends of Roe Lee Park”, Blackburn Local History Soc., Blackburn Library 7.30pm
  • 12th Dec: Blackburn Film Club “The Clash of the Titans”, The Bureau, Centre for the Arts 7.30pm
  • 13th Dec: Blackburn College Festive Fair, University Atrium & The Curve 10am -2pm
  • 14th Dec: “The Caribbean Mozart” Talk by John Turkington, Friends of Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery 2pm
  • 14th Dec: Late Night Shopping in The Mall, Blackburn until 8pm
  • 15th Dec: Elecrto 80’S, The Windsor Suite, King Georges Hall 7.30pm
  • 15th Dec: Ada, Ada, Ada, Hornby Theatre, Blackburn Central Library 12 – 1pm
  • 16th Dec: Get Crafty, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery 12 – 4pm
  • 16th Dec: Blackburn Community Carol Service with Rev. Kate Bottley, Blackburn Cathedral 3.30pm
  • 16th Dec: Festival of Light, Lantern Parade, Street performers, food & fireworks, Blackburn town centre from 5pm -7pm
  • 16th Dec: George Michael Legacy, Windsor Suite, King Georges Hall 7.30pm
  • 17th Dec: Blackburn Market open 10.30am – 4.30pm

Darwen town centre

  • Until 24th Dec: Pantomime “Alice in Wonderland”, Darwen Library Theatre
  • 15th -17th Dec: Christmas Ice Skating Rink, Darwen Market Square
  • 16th Dec: Christmas Carols in the Park, Whitehall Park Rose Garden 6pm – 8pm
  • 16th Dec: Christmas Celebration Concert, Spring Vale Methodist Church, Darwen 2.30pm & 7.30pm
  • 17th Dec: A Fairy Tale with A Twist, The Whitehall Hotel 10am

Other events

  • Until 4th Jan: Pantomime “Cinderella”, Thwaites Empire Theatre
  • 12th Dec: A Victorian Christmas, Turton Tower 6.30pm
  • 13th Dec: Sugar Stealer Flower School “Christmas Arrangement” St Mark’s Club, Blackburn 7pm
  • 15th Dec: Christmas Songs & Carol Concert, Holy Trinity Church, Mount Pleasant 7.30pm
  • 15th Dec: Folk at the Barlow with Stanley Accrington, The Barlow, Edgworth 8pm Carol Singing, mulled wine & mince pies from 6.30pm
  • 16th Dec: Blackburn Rovers v Charlton Athletic, Ewood Park 3pm

We try our best to keep up to date with what’s going on around the Borough but if you know of any other events please let us know so that we can add them to our listings. If you know of anyone else who would like to receive our weekly updates please email us their details: visit@blackburn.gov.uk

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