What’s on: events in Blackburn with Darwen

Published Friday 18 January 2019 at 10:10

Events in and around Blackburn & Darwen.

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 or contact Blackburn Visitor Centre tel: 01254 688040/ email:

Blackburn town centre

  • Until 20th April 2019: Structures in Ceramics Exhibition, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery (open Wed – Sat 12noon – 4.45pm)
  • Until 26th Jan 2019: Lee Smillie Exhibition, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery (Open Wed – Sat 12noon – 4:45pm)
  • 23rd Jan: Lunchtime Recital, Blackburn Cathedral 1pm -2pm
  • 25th Jan: Traditional vs Digital Art Exhibition, Blackburn Youth Zone, Jubilee Street 10am -3pm
  • 26th Jan: ‘Get Crafty’ Art & Craft Sessions, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery 12noon -4pm
  • 26th Jan: Keep It Cash, King George’s Hall 7:30pm

Darwen town centre

  • 23rd Jan: The Children Act (Film), Darwen Library Theatre 2pm
  • 27th Jan: The History of Crown Paints (Talk), Spring Vale Methodist Church 3pm -5pm

Other events

  • 23rd Jan: Blackburn Rovers Stadium Tour, Ewood Park 11am
  • 25th Jan -3rd Feb: Pantomime – The Wizard of Edgworth, The Barlow, Bolton Road, Edgworth (Various dates, tickets available from
  • 25th Jan: Thank Abba for the Music, Blackburn Empire Theatre 7:30pm
  • 26th Jan: Blackburn Rovers vs Hull City, Ewood Park 3pm
  • 26th Jan: The Swing Commanders, Blackburn Empire Theatre 7:30pm
  • 27th Jan: Blackburn Hawks vs Sheffield Steeldogs, Blackburn Ice Arena, Lower Audley Street 5:30pm

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:

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