What’s on: events in Blackburn with Darwen

Published April 19, 2018 at 16:25

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 26th April: Perfume as Practice Solo Exhibition by Michael, Borkowsy The Bureau Centre for the Arts (Mon –Sat 1pm -5pm)
  • 23rd April: Victoria Cross Commemoration, outside Blackburn Town Hall 11am
  • 23rd April: Meet the Author “Sahera Patel”, Blackburn Library 6pm, tickets £2
  • 24th April: Fire Spinning & Juggling Workshop, The Bureau Centre for the Arts, 7pm
  • 25th April: Lunchtime Recital by James Davy from Chelmsford Cathedral, at Blackburn Cathedral 1pm
  • 26th April: James Bond themed menu, Scholars Restaurant, Blackburn College 6pm
  • 28th April: Get Crafty, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery 12 -4pm
  • 28th April: Kali: The Story of the Wold’s Wildest Goddess, Join storyteller, Emily Hennessey and sitar player extraordinaire, Sheema Mukherjee at The Bureau Centre for the Arts 7.30pm

Darwen Town Centre

  • 23rd April: “The Spiders Web” film screening & Q&A, The Olde England Kiosk, Sunnyhust Woods, Darwen
  • 25th April: 600 People, Darwen Library Theatre 7.30pm
  • 27th April – 11th May:”Darwen, A Different Perspective”, Photography Exhibition by Sean Taylor King. Darwen Heritage Centre. See www.darwenheritagecentre.org.uk for opening times
  • 28th April: David Holt, Darwen Library Theatre 7.30pm

Other events around the borough

  • 24th April: Meet The Artist “Lauren Carter Bridges” Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Year, Chetham Arms, Chapeltown, Turton 7.30pm
  • 25th – 28th April: Blackburn Drama Club present “Are You Being Served”, Blackburn Empire Theatre 7.30pm
  • 25th April: Blackburn Rovers Stadium Tour, Ewood Park 11am
  • 26th April: Blackburn Rovers Football Aid 2018, Ewood Park 7pm
  • 27th April: Rosemere Operatic Society “Pirates of Penzance”, The Barlow, Edgworth 7.30pm
  • 27th April: Rossendale Male Voice Choir, St Silas Church, Preston New Road, Blackburn 7.30pm
  • 28th Choral & Orchestral Gala Concert, Croston Theatre, Westholme School 7pm
  • 2th April: Dog Show, The Dog Inn, Belthorn 12 noon

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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