What’s on in Blackburn with Darwen

Published July 21, 2017 at 9:27

Events in & 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 19th August: India’s Gateway: Gujarat, Mumbai & Britain, Exhibition at Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery, Wednesday – Saturday 12 – 4.45pm
  • 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
  • 24th July & 25th July: Summer Arts Adventure (Discover Award) 7 -11 years.  Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery Places must be booked. Other dates available throughout the Summer.
  • 24th July: Lion Learners, creepy crawlies & other animals at Blackburn Library (£1) 1pm – 2pm
  • 25th July Computer Coding, Blackburn Library 2pm (Limited places please book)
  • 25th July: Blackburn Film Club “Blame it on Fidel”, The Bureau, Victoria St. 7.30pm
  • 26th July: Object Identification Day, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery 12 -2pm
  • 26th July – 29th July: Get Crafty “Time to shine” Themed crafts, Blackburn Museum &Art Gallery 12 – 4pm
  • 28th July: 3D Print a Fidget Spinner, The Making Rooms 10am
  • 28th July: UFO + Jared James Nichols, Windsor Suite, King Georges Hall 7.30pm
  • 29th July: Violet Youth +Guests, Debut EP Launch, The Bureau, Victoria St. 7pm – midnight

Darwen Town Centre

  • 24th July: Lion Learners, creepy crawlies & other animals at Darwen Library (£1)10.30am -11.30am
  • 27th July: National Theatre Live “Angels in America: Part 2 Perestroika” Darwen Library Theatre 7pm
  • 29th July: 999 Family Fun Day in Aid of Rosemere Cancer Foundation, Darwen Market Square 10am -2pm

Other events around Blackburn with Darwen

  • Until 30th July: Mega Value Fun Fair, Witton Country Park, £5 per session including all rides:  Session Times Weekdays & Saturdays: 1pm -4pm, 3pm -6pm, 6pm -9pm Sunday: 1pm -4pm, 3pm -6pm
  • 24th July to 3rd Sept: Mega Skate Sessions, Silverblades Ice Arena, Mon – Friday 10am -6pm
  • 24th July: Lion Learners, creepy crawlies & other animals at Livesey Library (£1) 4pm – 5pm
  • 25th July: Ride Social: Dinkley Circuit, 10.8 mile cycle ride, Meet at Leo’s Carpets, Whalley New Rd. 6.30pm
  • 26th July: Blackburn Rovers Stadium Tour, Ewood Park 11am
  • 28th July: Lion Learners, creepy crawlies & other animals at Mill Hill Library (£1)10.30am -11.30am & Roman Road Library (£1) 2.30pm – 3.30pm
  • 28th July: Fashion Show by Buttons Boutique, The Barlow, Edgworth 7.30pm
  • 29th July: Blackburn Rovers Stadium Tour, Ewood Park 11am
  • 29th July: Big Local Carnival, Behind Lyndon House/Romney Walk, Shadsworth 11am -3pm
  • 29th July: Inn the Dog House Band, The Dog Inn, Belthorn 9pm -11pm

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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