What’s On in Blackburn and Darwen: 7th November to 13th November 2016

Published November 4, 2016 at 10:17

Events in & around Blackburn & Darwen from Monday, 7th November to Sunday, 13th November 2016.

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 12th Nov: Pushing Boundaries: A Celebration of Primary School Art, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery, Wednesday – Saturday 12 – 4.45pm
  • Until 15th April 2017: Soul is Form: Books Printed in England from the Hart Collection, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery, Wednesday – Saturday 12 – 4.45pm
  • 7th Nov: Blackburn Ghost Walk with Simon Entwistle,  meet at Queen Victoria statue, Cathedral Square 7pm – 8.30pm.
  • 8th to 16th Nov: Papergirl Exhibition, The Bureau, Blackburn
  • 10th Nov: Ned Boulting’s Bikeology, Windsor Suite, King Georges Hall 7.30pm
  • 10th Nov: Drink & Draw, The Bureau 6.30pm
  • 11th Nov: Remembrance Day – 2 minute silence at 11am outside Blackburn Town Hall
  • 12th Nov: Get Crafty, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery 12 -4pm
  • 12th Nov: Autumn Concert “England Green & Pleasant Land” by The Renaissance Singers, Blackburn Cathedral 7.30pm
  • 12th Nov: Bay City Rollers, Windsor Suite, King Georges Hall 6.30pm
  • 12th Nov: Club Tropicana, King Georges Hall 10pm – 3am
  • 13th Nov: United Service of Remembrance, Blackburn Cathedral 9.30am, followed by a parade from King William St. at 10.25am to Corporation Park Garden of Remembrance for wreath laying service

Darwen Town Centre

  • Until 20th Nov: “Prom, Prom, Prom”, exhibition showing different perspectives of Morecambe sea front, Sunnyhurst Woods Visitor Centre (Thurs – Sun 1pm -4.30pm)
  • 9th Nov: Martyn Joseph, Darwen Library Theatre 7pm
  • 11th Nov: Remembrance Day – 2 minute silence at 11am outside Darwen Town Hall
  • 11th Nov: Remembrance Service at the Cross of Sacrifice, Darwen Cemetery 10.30am, followed by school children laying wreaths on Commonwealth War Graves
  • 12th Nov: Remembrance Service outside Darwen Town Hall at 11am, followed by wreath laying service at Boer Memorial, Belgrave Square.
  • 12th Nov: The Primatives + support, Darwen Library Theatre 7pm
  • 13th Nov: Remembrance Service at the Cross of Sacrifice, Darwen Cemetery 10.30am
  • 13th Nov: Remembrance Service & Wreath Laying at St Peter’s Church, Darwen 2.30pm, following the service organisation may wish to transfer their wreaths to the War Memorial, Bold Venture Park

Other events around Blackburn with Darwen

  • 7th Nov: Monday Club, Thwaites Empire Theatre 2pm
  • 9th Nov: Skyride, Towpath Trails, 12mile cycle ride, Meet Witton Park Cycle Centre 10am
  • 9th Nov: Clubs Got Talent & Awards Night, Lancashire Boys & Girls Clubs, Thwaites Empire Theatre 7pm
  • 10th Nov: Forbidden Nights, (18+ only),  Thwaites Empire Theatre 7.30pm
  • 12th Nov: Blackburn Rovers FC Stadium Tour, Ewood Park 11am (01254 508110 to book)
  • 12th Nov: “ Lizzie Jones –Dramalogue about Margaret Beaufort”, Turton Tower 6.30pm
  • 12th Nov: Ladybridge Singers, The Barlow, Edgworth 2pm
  • 12th Nov: Wedding Open Day, Wellbeing Farm, Edgworth 10am-1pm
  • 12th Nov: The Quo Experience, Thwaites Empire Theatre 7.30pm
  • 13th Nov: Remembrance Service & Wreath Laying 9.15am at St. Paul’s Church, Hoddlesden. Followed at 11.55am by a wreath laying service at Hoddlesden War Memorial
  • 13th Nov: The Snow Queen, Thwaites Empire Theatre 1pm & 6pm

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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