What’s on in Blackburn with Darwen

Published October 20, 2017 at 12:19

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 28th Oct: Private Life of Books; exhibition by Edward Potten, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery (Wednesday – Saturday 12 – 4.45pm)
  • Until 11th Nov: Fabrications “A Little Bird Told Me”, Exhibition by Debbie Smyth, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery (Wednesday –Saturday 12 – 4.45pm)
  • Until  23rd Oct: Spot On Rural Touring present Travelling Letter Exchange, Blackburn Library (Booking Required)
  • Until 29th Oct: Taylor’s Family Fun Fair, Off Penny Street Near Blackburn Bus Station Weekdays 4.30pm -8pm/Weekends 1pm – 8pm
  • 24th Oct: Maher Zain One, Penny Appeal charity concert, King Georges Hall 6.30pm
  • 25th Oct: Blackburn Rovers Stadium Tour, Ewood Park 11am
  • 25th Oct: Lunchtime Concert by The Choir of St. Bavo, Harlem at Blackburn Cathedral 1pm
  • 25th Oct: Vienna Festival Ballet “Sleeping Beauty”, King Georges Hall 7pm
  • 26th Oct: Dave Spikey, Windsor Suite, King Georges Hall 7.30pm
  • 26th Oct: British Tapas & Mini Cocktails, Scholars Restaurant, Blackburn College
  • 28th Oct: CNNC router a Stool, The Making Rooms 10am
  • 28th Oct: Get Crafty, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery 12 -4pm
  • 28th Oct: Typecast, part of Lancashire Story Telling Season, with Writer & Story Teller Winston Powles, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery 12 – 3pm
  • 28th Oct: Blackburn Hawks v Whitley, Silverblades Ice Arena 5.45pm
  • 28th Oct: Gala Concert, celebrating 300 years of English Freemasonry, King Georges Hall 7pm
  • 28th Oct: The Strawbs, Windsor Suite, King Georges Hall 8.15pm
  • 28th Oct: Carnival of the Dead: Halloween Music/Dance Fest, The Bureau, Victoria St. 9pm -5am
  • 29th Kathleen Ferrier Society Competition, King Georges Hall, sessions at 10am, 2pm & 7pm

Darwen Town Centre

  • Until  11th Nov: Darwen Arts Society Annual Exhibition, by Dennis Neale, Darwen Library
  • 24th Oct: Flower School “Pumpkin Design”, Dolly’s Tea Room 7pm
  • 25th Oct: Blancmange, Darwen Library Theatre 7pm *Sold Out*
  • 27th Oct: Miles & Erica + Will Hunt, Darwen Library Theatre 7pm
  • 28th Oct: Halloween Coffee Morning, Darwen Library 10am -12 noon.
  • 28th Oct: Lets Ride: Le Tour De Lancs, 24 mile cycle ride, 9.30am from Whitehall Park, Darwen
  • 28th Oct: Paul Foot, Darwen Library Theatre 8pm
  • 29th Oct: Darwen School of Music Showcase, Darwen Library Theatre 7pm

Other events around the borough

  • 25th Oct: Tea Dance, The Barlow, Edgworth 2pm -4.30pm
  • 27th Oct: The Simon & Garfunkel Story, Thwaites Empire Theatre 7.30pm
  • 28th Oct: Flower School “Pumpkin Workshop” St Mark’s Club, Preston Old Rd. 11am -1.30pm
  • 28th Oct: Ghost Walk, in the grounds of Turton Tower 6.30pm followed by buffet at Chetham Arms.
  • 28th Oct: SpookTAZtic, Thwaites Empire Theatre 7pm
  • 28th Oct: Trick or Treat Halloween & Firework Party, The Butlers Arms 6.30pm -11.30pm
  • 29th Oct: Hoot Owl-Master of Disguise, Thwaites Empire Theatre 2pm
  • 29th Oct: Northcote’s School of Witchcraft & Wizardry, Northcote at the Rovers 4pm

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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