What’s on in Blackburn with Darwen

Published February 15, 2018 at 15:25

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 www.visitblackburn.co.uk or contact Blackburn Visitor Centre tel: 01254 688040/ email: visit@blackburn.gov.uk

Blackburn Town Centre:

  • Until 5th May: Blackburn, A Town & It’s People –a Retrospective Photographic Exhibition, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery (Wednesday to Saturday 12 -4.45pm)
  • Until 16th March” Found in Shadsworth” by Darren Lee Poole, a photographic exhibition, Blackburn Museum and Art Gallery (Wednesday to Saturday 12 -4.45pm)
  • 20th Feb: Blackburn Film Club “A Girl Walks Home at Night”, The Bureau Centre for the Arts 7.30pm
  • 21st Feb: The “Quantum Poet” Pays a Visit, talk by Dean Fraser, Blackburn Library 7pm (£2)
  • 21st Feb: Lunchtime Recital by Adrian Lord (Piano), Blackburn Cathedral 1pm
  • 22nd Feb: Volunteer Fair, University Centre, Blackburn College 11am -2pm
  • 23rd – 24th Feb: Urbanists Exhibition, Short Exhibition by Blackburn College Art & Design students, The Chapel Galleries, The Bureau Centre for the Arts 10am -4pm
  • 23rd Feb: ArtSpace, The Bureau Centre for the Arts 6.30pm
  • 24th & 25th Feb: The Talbot Conference, University Centre, Blackburn College 9.45am – 4pm (Free but booking required via Eventbrite)
  • 24th Feb: Get Crafty, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery, 12 -4pm
  • 24th – 25th Feb: SpecTacular Fest, Charity 2 day music festival, Blakeys Café Bar, King Georges Hall 7pm

Darwen Town Centre:

  • 22nd Feb: National Theatre Live “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof”, Darwen Library Theatre 7pm
  • 23rd Feb: Ghost Hunt by Blackburn Paranormal, Sunnyhurst Woods www.blackburnparanornal.weebly.com
  • 24th Feb: Travelin’ Man – The Ricky Nelson Rock N Roll Show, Darwen Library Theatre 7.30pm

Other events around the borough:

  • 19th Feb: Blackburn Rovers v Bury, Ewood Park 7.45pm
  • 21st – 24th Feb: Blackburn Gilbert & Sullivan Society Present “The Gondoliers”, Thwaites Empire Theatre 7.30pm
  • 21st Feb: Blackburn Rovers Stadium Tour, Ewood Park 11am
  • 24th Feb: Blackburn Hawks v Deeside Dragons, Blackburn Ice Arena 5.45pm
  • 24th Feb: A Rock & Roll Doctor’s Tail, with Stephen John Hartley, The Dog Inn, Belthorn 8pm
  • 25th Feb: Shadsworth Sunday Market & Car Boot Sale, Shadsworth Rd., 7am -2pm
  • 25th Feb: Bridal Fair, The Barlow, Edgworth 11.30am – 3.30pm

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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