What’s on in Blackburn with Darwen

Published August 17, 2017 at 15:54

Events in & around Blackburn & Darwen.

Here’s our list of events in & around Blackburn & Darwen from Monday, 21st August to Sunday, 27th August.

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 28th Oct: Private Life of Books; exhibition by Edward Potten, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery, Wednesday – Saturday 12 -4.45pm
  • Until 26th August: Music of Courtly India, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery, Wednesday – Saturday 12 -4.45pm
  • Until 26th August: Women’s Peace Crusade – Blackburn 1917 exhibition at Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery, Wednesday – Saturday 12 -4.45pm
  • 21st – 27th Aug: Willowy Woods, Woodland themed activities, Victoria Court, The Mall Blackburn 10am – 4pm. Daily Themes:
    • Monday 21st August: Woodland Trust Activity Sheets
    • Tuesday 22nd August: Live performances by Mr Beetle
    • Wednesday 23rd August: Live performances by Mr Beetle
    • Thursday 24th August: Forest School Workshops
    • Friday 25th August: Forest School Workshops
    • Saturday 26th August: Forest School Workshops
    • Sunday 27th August: Woodland Trust Activity Sheets
  • 21st – 22nd Aug: Summer Arts Adventures (Explore Award), Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery (call Kerry to book 01254 296075)
  • 22nd Aug: Blackburn Film Club “Singles”, The Bureau, Victoria St. 7.30pm
  • 23rd -26th Aug: Get Crafty “Music/Indian theme” Themed crafts, Blackburn Museum &Art Gallery 12-4pm
  • 25th Aug: Far Out Flavours: Authentic Asian Street Food Stall, Café Northcote 7pm (Booking Req)
  • 25th Aug: Vinyl Fantasy 5th Birthday, The Bureau, Victoria St. 10pm -4am (over 18s)
  • 26th Aug: CNC Router a Stool, The Making Rooms, 10am

Darwen Town Centre:

  • Until 25th Aug: Darwen Gala Exhibition of Photos & Artefacts, Darwen Library
  • 25th Aug: Special Delivery, Family Day, Sunnyhurst Woods 11am
  • 25th Aug: Illustration Workshop with Steve Hutton, ages 6+, Darwen Library 2pm
  • 26th Aug – 8th Sept: Great Walls of Darwen, photographic exhibition by Michael Fenton, Darwen Library
  • 26th Aug – 8th Sept: Darwen, Watercolours & Oils Exhibition, by Dennis Neale, Darwen Library

Other events around the borough:

  • 22nd Aug: Ride Social, Rishton, Church & Ozzy, 11.7 mile cycle ride, meet Leo’s Carpets, Whalley New Rd. 6.30pm
  • 23rd Aug: Blackburn Rover v Burnley, Carabao Cup, Ewood Park 7.45pm
  • 26th & 27th Aug: Dinosaur Invasion, Thwaites Empire Theatre 2pm
  • 26th Aug: Westbury Gardens Carnival, Westbury Gardens, Blackburn 11am -3pm
  • 26th Aug: Blackburn Rover v MK Dons, Ewood Park 3pm
  • 26th Aug: BwD Pre-Season Football Tournament, Pleasington Playing Fields from 9am
  • 27th Aug: Ride Social, Stonyhurst, Longridge & Jeffery Hill, 44.1 mile cycle ride, meet Witton Park Car Park 9am

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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