What’s on in Blackburn with Darwen: 27 October – 2 November

Published October 24, 2014 at 16:03

Here’s our weekly list of events in & around Blackburn & Darwen from Monday 27th October to Sunday 2nd November 2014 …..  & there’s lots going on as it is Half Term & Halloween!

To avoid disappointment, please contact the venues to make sure that there are still tickets/places available. 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:

27th Oct: Milkshake! Live2, King Georges Hall 1pm

27th Oct: Mad Monday at Blackburn Market – Stilt Walking Wizard

27th – 31st Oct: Spooktacular Halloween Fun at Blackburn Mall 10am – 4 pm

27th Oct: Lantern Making, Corporation Park Gate House, all day

30th Oct: Lantern Walk, Corporation Park Gate House 4.30pm

28th Oct: Blackburn Cathedral Guided Tour 2pm

28th Oct: Tasty Tuesday at Blackburn Market –Halloween themed Cookery Demonstrations & meet characters from Snow White.

29th Oct: Wacky Wednesday at Blackburn Market – meet Pudsey Bear

29th – 31st Oct: The Big Draw, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery 12-4pm

29th Oct- 1st Nov: Halloween Get Crafty, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery 12 -4pm

29th Oct: Dig It Halloween Special, Blakeys 6-10pm

30th Oct: Thirsty Thursday at Blackburn Market – taste some blood thirsty drinks, pumpkin carving

30th Oct: “The War Game” a play at Blackburn Library 11am & 2pm performances

30th Oct: URB Pop Up Cinema –Blade Runner, Blackburn is Open Shop 8pm

30th Oct: The Nutcracker, Vienna Festival Ballet, King Georges Hall 7pm

31ST Oct: Frightening Friday at Blackburn Market – crazy crafts & pumpkin carving.

31st Oct: Halloween Night at Waves Water Fun Centre 6-9pm

31st Oct: A Curious Halloween Ball, St John’s Centre from 8pm *SOLD OUT*

1st Nov: Scary Saturday at Blackburn Market – Floyd the Biker, calligraphy & crafts

To 1st Nov:  “Thomas” Art Exhibition, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery

Until 1st Nov: URB Artist Call Exhibition, Blackburn is Open Shop 10am-3pm

Until 15th November:  WW1 Exhibition: Their Story, Our Story, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery

Darwen Town Centre:

27th Oct: The Owl who was afraid of the Dark craft session, Darwen Library Theatre 1-3pm

28th Oct: Darwen Library Theatre Film Club, Grace of Monaco 2pm

30th Oct: The Owl who was afraid of the Dark craft Session, Darwen Library Theatre 1-2pm

30th Oct: The Owl who was afraid of the Dark, Darwen Library Theatre 2pm

30th Oct: Frankenstein, National Theatre Live Encore Screening, Darwen Library Theatre 7pm

30th – 31st Oct: Blooming Bulbs, Sunnyhurst Woods Visitor Centre 1-4pm

31st Oct: Halloween Antics in Darwen Market, pumpkin carving, face painting

31st Oct: Halloween Night at Junction 4 Skatepark 5-11pm

31st Oct: Charity Halloween event, Olde England Kiosk, Sunnyhurst Woods 6pm

31st Oct: Hellybobs Halloween Party, Wellybobs Farm, Darwen  7-11pm

31st Oct: Trevor Marriott’s Serial Killers, Darwen Library Theatre 7.30pm

1st Nov: Showtime 2014 by Dance Crazy Theatre School, Darwen Library Theatre 7.15pm

2nd Nov: Showtime 2014 by Dance Crazy Theatre School, Darwen Library Theatre 1pm

Until 5th Dec: WW1 drawings and art works by James H. Morton -Exhibition at Darwen Library

25th Oct Until 7th Dec:   A presentation of original paintings by amateur artists from the Farington Art Group.  Sunnyhurst Wood Visitor Centre. Open Thursday – Sunday & Bank Hols 1pm– 4.30pm

 

Other Events Around the Borough:

27th – 31st Oct: Spooky Fun! Witton Country Park Pavillion 1-4pm

27th Oct: Lantern Making, Corporation Park Gate House, all day

28th – 31st Oct: Halloween Half Term Special, Wellbeing Farm, Edgworth

30th Oct: Lantern Walk, Corporation Park Gate House 4.30pm

30th Oct: Halloween Crafts, Pleckgate School 1-3pm

30th Oct: Halloween Tours of Ewood Park 6.30 pm & 8.30pm (Pre Booking Required)

31st Oct – 2nd Nov: The Witches, Thwaites Empire Theatre 1pm

1st Nov: Barry Mason in Remember Delilah, Thwaites Empire Theatre 7.30pm

1st Nov: Blackburn Rovers V Reading, Ewood Park 3pm

1st Nov: Young Weavers, Kids 5 mile bike ride, Witton Park (Booking at www.goskyride.com)

2nd Nov: Blackburn Hawks V Manchester Phoenix, Blackburn Arena 5.45pm

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.

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