What’s on in Blackburn with Darwen: 18 – 24 May

Published May 15, 2015 at 13:08

Here’s our list of events in & around Blackburn & Darwen from Monday, 18th May to Sunday 24th May 2015

Don’t forget it’s the 16th Darwen Live music festival on 24th & 25th May 2015. 

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:

18th May: Reveille – Remembrance Event, Chance to share family memories of WW1, Blackburn Library 11am

19th May: Lunchtime Concert, Blackburn Cathedral 1pm

19th May: Hackburn, Make & Mend, Blackburn is Open Shop 6pm – 9pm

20th May: Community Living Room, Ceramics, Blackburn Library 2pm

20th May: Alf Wright’s Afternoon Variety Show, Windsor Suite, King Georges Hall 2pm

20th May: Vienna Festival Ballet’s 35th Anniversary Gala, King Georges Hall 7pm

20th May: Urban Room Blackburn “Night & Day” talks & discussions, The Bureau 5.30 -9pm

20th May: UCBC Art & Design Degree Show opening night, inside Old Motor Vehicle Building 6pm

21st May to 15th June: UCBC Art & Design Degree Show, inside Old Motor Vehicle Building 10am -5pm

21st May: Milton Jones & Temple of Daft, King Georges Hall 8pm

21st May: ArtSpace, monthly meet up for local creatives, The Bureau 6.30pm

22nd May: The Choristers Entertain for the Cathedral Appeal, Blackburn Cathedral 7pm

22nd May: Blackburn Film Club “Kids”, The Bureau 7pm

22nd May: Echo & The Bunnymen, Windsor Suite, King Georges Hall 7pm

23rd May: Get Crafty, Blackburn Museum 12 -4pm

23rd May: Get Involved at The Bureau, 11am to 2pm

23rd May: Drink & Draw “Urban Sketching” Family Session, The Bureau 12 -3pm

Until 21st May: Wax Lyrical, Photography Exhibition by Darren Lee Poole, Bentley’s, Exchange Street

Until 5th Sept: Watercolours: The Great British Artists from the E L Hartley bequest. Exhibition, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery (Wed –Saturday 12 -4.45pm)

Until 27th May: Field of Poppies, Poetry, Artwork, & Poppy Installation, Blackburn Cathedral

Until 31st May Urban Rooms Blackburn month long festival based on the urban landscape www.blackburnisopen.com

Darwen Town Centre:

18th May: Community Living Room, Sewing, Darwen Library 10am

19th May: The Bridgewater does Vintage, The Bridgewater, 7.30pm

23rd May to 12th June: Paintings by Gail Burdett, Darwen Library

24th May – 25th May: Darwen Live, music festival in & around Darwen Town Centre

Other Events around the Borough:

19th May: Community Living Room, Container Gardening, Mill Hill Library 10am

19th to 23rd May: “All in Good Time” by Blackburn Arts Club, Gibraltar Street Theatre 7.30pm

22nd May: Game of Souls, Thwaites Empire Theatre 7.30pm

23rd May: Magic of Matt Munro, Thwaites Empire Theatre 7.30pm

24th May: Wild Flower Guided Walk, Turton Tower 10am (Booking essential)

24th to 27th May: The Magic of Pinocchio, Thwaites Empire Theatre (times vary)

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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