What’s on in Blackburn with Darwen from Monday, 26th June to Sunday, 2nd July 2017

Published June 22, 2017 at 17:28

Here’s our list of events in & around Blackburn & Darwen from Monday, 26th June – Sunday, 2nd July 2017.

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 30th June: “Capturing the Town’s Future on Canvas”, Art Exhibition by Catherine Hargreaves, 1st Floor, Blackburn Library
  • Until 29th June: “Contemplating a Legacy” Exhibition by Julia Swarbrick, The Bureau, Victoria St.
  • 26th June: Blackburn Film Club “Pink Flamingos”, The Bureau, Victoria St. 7.30pm
  • 28th June: Lunchtime Recital by Paul Dewhurst from Leeds Minster, at Blackburn Cathedral 1pm
  • 28th June: Eat Together Event, Blackburn Youth Zone 7.30pm
  • 28th June: “Blackburn’s Alternative History” Talk by author Bruce Wilkinson, Blackburn Library 7.30pm
  • 30th June to 26th August: Music of Courtly India, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery, Wednesday – Saturday 12 -4.45pm
  • 1st July: Get Crafty, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery 12 -4pm
  • 2nd July: Teri Shaltiel & Tim Radins Open Mic, Drummer Arms 2pm -5pm

Darwen Town Centre:

  • 30th June -2nd July: Darwen Dance Live, a weekend of Dance & Performing Arts, based at Darwen Vale High School See http://darwentowncouncil.org.uk for a full brochure.
  • 1st July to 14th July: Bob Waters Exhibition of Watercolours & Oils, Darwen Library
  • 1st July: Dave Johns & Jo Caulfield, Darwen Comedy Club,  Darwen Library Theatre 8pm

Other events around the borough:

  • 26th June: Ride Social, Monday Morning Mood Lifter, 31 mile 16+ Cycle Ride, Start from Witton Park Car Park 9.30am
  • 27th June: Ride Social, Old Langho & Painter Wood, 12.3 mile cycle ride, start Leo’s Carpets, Whalley New Road 6.30pm
  • 28th June: Race for Life, Witton Country Park 7.30pm
  • 29th June: Garden Party with “Play it Forward” brass band, East Lancs Hospice 2pm
  • 30th June – 1st July: Dance Fusion 2017, Thwaites Empire Theatre 7pm Fri/ 1.30pm & 7pm Sat.
  • 1st -2nd July: Eid in the Park, Corporation Park 11am -7pm
  • 1st July: Vintage Summer Fayre, East Lancs Hospice 11am -3pm
  • 1st July:  Blackburn Rovers Stadium Tour, Ewood Park 11am
  • 1st July: Trash & Treasure, The Barlow, Edgworth 10am -1pm
  • 1st July Breeze Blackburn, Witton & Weavers Wheel (South Loop) 16.6 mile Cycle Ride, Women 16+ only, Start On Yer Bike, Whalley New Road 10am
  • 2nd July: Fairy Festival Party, East Lancs Hospice, 12 -2pm
  • 2nd July: Edgworth Half Marathon Reservoir Challenge, Wayoh Reservoir, Edgworth 10am

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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