What’s on in Blackburn with Darwen from Monday, 29th May – Sunday, 4th June 2017.

Published May 25, 2017 at 16:44

Here’s our list of events in & around Blackburn & Darwen from Monday, 29th May – Sunday, 4th June 2017.

It’s Darwen Live 2017 music festival – featuring Sham 69 & T’Pau, on Sunday, 28th May & Monday, 29th May.  A full programme can be found at http://darwenlive.com/

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 15th July: 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 10th June: Doodlism –The Next Chapter, Art Exhibition by Johnathan David Hughes, The Corridor Gallery, The Bureau, Victoria St.
  • Until 7th June: Volunteer Week, find out more information here.
  • 29th May: Family Fun Day, Blackburn Youth Zone 12 – 3pm
  • 31st May: The Mall Monster Club, Stegosaurus Show, 11.30am, 1pm & 2.30pm, Face Painting & Balloon Modelling 10.30am -3.30pm, Victoria Court, The Mall Blackburn
  • 31st May: Object Identification Day, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery 12 -2pm
  • 1st June – 3rd June: Half Term Get Crafty “ Going to the Zoo” Themed crafts, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery 12 -4pm
  • 1st June: Milkshake Live! The Magic Story Book, King Georges Hall 2pm
  • 1st & 2nd June: The Mall Monster Club, Dinosaur Workshops 10.30am -4.30pm, Face Painting & Balloon Modelling 10.30am -3.30pm, Victoria Court, The Mall Blackburn.
  • 3rd June: The Mall Monster Club, T Rex Walkabout 11.30am,1.30pmm & 3.30pm, Dino Baby Show 1.30pm & 3,30pm, Face Painting & Balloon Modelling 10.30am -3.30pm, Victoria Court, The Mall Blackburn.
  • 2nd June: Guide Dogs Demonstration, The Mall Blackburn 12.30pm -2pm
  • 2nd June: Georges Comedy Club, The Windsor Suite, King Georges Hall 8pm
  • 3rd June: 3D Print your own USB stick, The Making Rooms, 10am
  • 4th June: Annual Memorial Day, Corporation Park Gate Memorial 1pm

Darwen Town Centre:

  • Until 2nd June: Outside & Inside, Exhibition by David Stuart Tomlinson, Darwen Library
  • 27th & 28th May: Darwen Live 2017, Free live music festival – featuring Sham 69 & T’Pau. Main stage in Market Square, also at Darwen Library Theatre & other venues around the town centre . A full programme can be found at  http://darwenlive.com/
  • 31st May: Duel Language Story & Craft event, Darwen Library 2.30pm -3.30pm
  • 2nd June: Christopher Nibble, Darwen Library Theatre, 2pm
  • 3rd -16th June: Exhibition of Paintings by local artist Daniel Reid, Darwen Library
  • 3rd June: Colouring Puzzles, Games & Cone Animal Craft, Darwen Library 10am -1.30pm
  • 3rd June: Comedy Club, Darwen Library Theatre 8pm
  • 4th June: Charity Family Fun Day, AFC Darwen Anchor Ground 10.30am – 6pm

Other Events around the Borough:

  • Until 4th June: Children’s Fun Fair, Queens Park. Open Daily from 12 noon. All rides £1.50
  • 29th May: Revolting Dirty Stew, Thwaites Empire Theatre 2pm & 6pm
  • 29th May -2ND June: Half Tern Ice Skating, Siverblades Ice Arena 10am -4pm
  • 29th May: Cook a Book – “The Gruffalo”, hosted by Edible Explorers, Feniscowles Community Hall 10am (2 -10 years)
  • 30th May: Family Rounders 10am -12noon & Family Sports Day, 1pm -3pm, Meet at Witton Park Arena
  • 31st May: Family Sports Day 10am – 12 noon & Family Rounders 1pm -3pm, Meet at Witton Park Arena
  • 31st May: Meet The Artist –Jo Parker, Cheetham Arms Chapeltown 7.30pm
  • 1st June: Family Xplorer Trail, come dressed as your favourite Super Hero or Princess, Meet at Witton Park Arena 10am – 12 noon
  • 1st June: Family Cycling Fun, Meet at Witton Cycling Centre 1pm -3pm
  • 2nd June: Family Cycling Fun, Meet at Witton Cycling Centre 10am -12 noon
  • 2nd   June: Family Xplorer Trail, come dressed as your favourite Super Hero or Princess, Meet at Witton Park Arena 1pm -3pm
  • 3rd June: Trash & Treasure, The Barlow, Edgworth 10am -1pm

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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