Monthly Archives: September 2023

Darwen’s iconic Jubilee Tower set to celebrate its 125th birthday!

Published on Thursday 21 September 2023 at 2:34 pm

Sunday will mark 125 years since Darwen Tower was officially opened – read our special Shuttle feature written by celebrated Darwen historian, Harold Heys:

September 24th marks the 125th anniversary of the official opening of Darwen Tower after 16 months of hard graft by a small team on the windswept moors.

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Last chance to hit Heritage Festival

Published on Thursday 14 September 2023 at 1:22 pm

The Blackburn and Darwen Heritage Open Days Festival – the community-led festival of history and culture involving local volunteers and organisations – is continuing apace and there is still time to visit and take part in a whole range of activities and events.

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