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What’s on: events in Blackburn with Darwen

Published Friday 18 October 2019 at 10:30

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 25th July 2020: V&A; William Morris Wallpaper, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery, Wednesday – Saturday 12noon -4:45pm
  • Until 2nd Nov: British Textile Biennial: Patches of Positivity Exhibition, The Bureau Centre for the Arts, Penny Street (Wednesday, Friday & Saturday 11am -4pm)
  • Until 3rd Nov: British Textile Biennial: Katab: Quilting Stories, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery (Wednesday – Sunday 12noon -4:45pm)
  • Until 3rd Nov: Aaron Dunleavy –Community Clothing, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery (Wednesday –Sunday 12noon -4:45pm)
  • Until 3rd Nov: British Textile Biennial: Transform and Escape The Dogs, 50 -54 Church Street (Wednesday – Sunday 12noon -5pm)
  • Until 3rd Nov: British Textile Biennial: Cult | Culture | Subversion, Blackburn Cathedral Crypt & Prism Contemporary (Wednesday – Sunday 12noon -5pm)
  • 21st Oct: Halloween Fun at The Mall: Witches & Wizards, Victoria Court, The Mall 11am -4pm
  • 21st Oct: Let’s Make at Blackburn Market: Magical Story Jars plus Creepy Creative Fun, Blackburn Market 12noon -3pm
  • 22nd Oct: Halloween Fun at The Mall: Ghosts & Ghouls, Victoria Court, The Mall 11am -4pm
  • 23rd -27th Oct: ‘Get Crafty’ Free Halloween Themed Arts & Crafts, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery 12noon -4pm
  • 23rd Oct: Halloween Fun at The Mall: Princess vs Villains, Victoria Court, The Mall 11am -4pm
  • 23rd Oct: Let’s Make at Blackburn Market: Ghoulish Goings On with Scooby Doo, Blackburn Market 12noon -2pm
  • 23rd Oct: Let’s Make at Blackburn Market: Retro Rewind, Blackburn Market 12noon -3pm
  • 23rd Oct: ArtBurn, The Making Rooms, Exchange Street 4.30pm -6.30pm
  • 23rd Oct: Vienna Festival Ballet present: Snow White, King George’s Hall 7pm
  • 24th Oct: Halloween Fun at The Mall: Witches & Wizards, Victoria Court, The Mall 11am -4pm
  • 24th Oct: Des O’Connor & Jimmy Tarbuck Live, King George’s Hall 7:30pm
  • 25th Oct: Halloween Fun at The Mall: Ghosts & Ghouls, Victoria Court, The Mall 11am -4pm
  • 25th Oct: Let’s Make at Blackburn Market: Halloween Magic plus Spooky Crafts 12noon -3pm
  • 25th Oct: Blackburn Classics: The Hallé, King George’s Hall 7:30pm
  • 26th Oct: Paint The Town, The Bureau, Penny Street 8am
  • 26th Oct: Blackburn Artisan Market, Ainsworth Street 10am -4pm
  • 26th Oct: Mozart’s Requiem Singing Day, Wesley Hall Methodist Church, Feilden Street 10am
  • 26th Oct: Paint The Town 2019: Stained Glass Inspired Workshops, The Bureau, Penny Street (10:30am -12:30pm, 2pm -4pm)
  • 26th Oct: Halloween Fun at The Mall: Princess vs Villains, Victoria Court, The Mall 11am -4pm
  • 26th Oct: Frank Skinner, King George’s Hall 8pm
  • 27th Oct: Kathleen Ferrier Society Bursary for Young Singers, King George’s Hall 10am
  • 27th Oct: Halloween Fun at The Mall: Witches & Wizards, Victoria Court, The Mall 11am -4pm

Darwen Town Centre

  • 21st Oct: Let’s Make at Darwen Market: Witchcraft & Wizardry with Harry Potter, Darwen Market 12noon -2pm
  • 21st Oct: Let’s Make at Darwen Market: Spooky Crafts Darwen Market 12noon -3pm
  • 21st Oct: Hey Diddle Diddle, Darwen Library Theatre, Knott Street 1:30pm
  • 23rd Oct: Let’s Make at Darwen Market: Halloween Magic plus Caricatures, Darwen Market 12noon -3pm
  • 23rd Oct: Story & Craft Sessions, Darwen Library 2pm -3pm
  • 23rd Oct: Cinema Live: Billy Connolly, Darwen Library Theatre, Knott Street 7pm
  • 24th Oct: Computer Code Club, Darwen Library 2pm -4pm
  • 24th Oct: Gordon Haskell, Darwen Library Theatre, Knott Street 7:30pm
  • 25th Oct: Let’s Make at Darwen Market: Magical Story Jars plus Creepy Creative Fun, Darwen Market 12noon -3pm
  • 25th Oct: Turn of the Screw, Darwen Library Theatre, Knott Street 7:30pm
  • 26th Oct: Whitehall Park Pumpkin Hunt, Whitehall Park 4pm -6pm
  • 26th Oct: The Music of John Denver, Darwen Library Theatre, Knott Street 7:30pm

Other events around the borough

  • 22nd Oct: Halloween Ghost Walk, Corporation Park 6:30pm -8:30pm
  • 23rd Oct: Young Leader #PlasticsChallenge, Eanam Wharf, Blackburn 10am -12noon
  • 23rd Oct: Turton Tower Guided Tour, Chapeltown Road, Turton 1pm -3pm
  • 24th -27th Oct: Pumpkins in the Park, Witton Country Park
  • 24th Oct: The Circus of Horrors, Blackburn Empire Theatre 7:30pm
  • 25th Oct: St. Silas Church Guided Tours, St. Silas Church, Preston New Road, Blackburn 1pm, 2pm, 3pm
  • 25th Oct: The Story of Guitar Heroes, Blackburn Empire Theatre 7:30pm
  • 26th Oct: Kathleen Ferrier Society Bursary Prize Winners Annual Recital, Pleasington Priory 2pm
  • 26th Oct: Halloween Walk in Turton Tower Woods, Chetham Arms, Chapeltown 6:30pm
  • 26th Oct: Iron Bell: The Music of Pink Floyd, Tockholes Village Hall 7pm
  • 26th Oct: Showaddywaddy, Blackburn Empire Theatre 7:30pm
  • 27th Oct: Mini Cinema, The Barlow, Bolton Road, Edgworth 1:30pm
  • 27th Oct: Cook Stars Halloween Workshop, Tockholes Village Hall 2pm -4pm
  • 27th Oct: Mick Miller: Back From Vegas, Blackburn Empire Theatre 7:30pm

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: visit@blackburn.gov.uk

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