What’s on: events in Blackburn with Darwen

Published Friday 22 March 2019 at 13:56

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: Structures in Ceramics Exhibition, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery (open Wed – Sat 12noon – 4.45pm)
  • Until 30th March: Lee Smillie A Captured Performance, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery (open Weds – Sat 12noon – 4:45pm)
  • Until 4th May: Blackburn: A film by Antony Barkworth-Knight, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery (Showing Weds –Sat, 12noon -4:45pm)
  • Until 29th Mar: “Now & Then” Exhibition by Carole Pugh, BBC Radio Lancashire, Darwen Street (Monday – Friday 10am- 4:00pm)
  • Until 5th Apr: Brutal Prints Exhibition feat. Andre Stitt & Sarah Hardacre, PRISM Contemporary, Lord Street
  • 25th Mar: Ben Fogle, King George’s Hall 7:30pm
  • 26th Mar: Circus Skill Share: Fire Spinning & Juggling Workshop, The Bureau Centre for the Arts, Victoria Street 7pm -8:30pm
  • 27th Mar: Hallé Youth Concert, King George’s Hall 1:30pm
  • 27th Mar: Lunchtime Recital, Blackburn Cathedral 1pm -1:45pm
  • 27th Mar: Artburn, The Making Rooms, Exchange Street 4:30pm – 6:30pm
  • 28th Mar -29th Mar: Last Choir Singing Heats, Blackburn Cathedral 6:30pm
  • 29th Mar: BWDBC Mayor’s Ball, King Georges Hall 7pm
  • 30th Mar: ‘Get Crafty’ Free Art and Craft Sessions, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery 12noon -4pm
  • 30th Mar: National Youth Theatre Auditions 2019, The Bureau Centre for the Arts, Victoria Street 10am -6pm
  • 30th Mar: Make-A-Start: Laser Cut Jewellery, The Making Rooms, Exchange Street 10am -3:30pm
  • 30th Mar: Blackburn Symphony Orchestra Spring Concert, Blackburn Cathedral 7:30pm

Darwen Town Centre

  • 29th Mar: Jake Lukeman + Lucas and King, Darwen Library Theatre, Knott Street 8pm
  • 30th Mar: David Holt, Darwen Library Theatre, Knott Street 7:30pm

Other events around the borough

  • 26th Mar: Flower School Blackburn: Hanging Succulent Design, St Marks Club, Preston Old Road, Blackburn 7pm -8pm
  • 29th Mar: Foster & Allen, Blackburn Empire Theatre 7:30pm
  • 29th Mar: Mother’s Day Musical Show: Kabhi Kabhi, Orchard Banqueting Suite, Whalley New Road 6:30pm
  • 30th Mar: Blues Monthly Markets, Blues Bar, Ewood Park 1pm -4pm
  • 30th Mar: Spot On Rural Touring presents: Feral, Tockholes Village Hall 7pm
  • 30th Mar: Bee Gees Fever, 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:

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