What’s on: events in Blackburn with Darwen

Published September 21, 2018 at 8:57

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

  • 26th September: Lunchtime Recital, Blackburn Cathedral 1pm
  • 27th September -7th October: Exhibition with Will Rogers, The Corridor Gallery, The Bureau Centre for the Arts, Victoria Street (Thursday & Friday 11am -3pm, Saturday 1:30pm -4:30pm)
  • 28th September -29th September: Zombie Nightmare, The Mall (Slots start from 7pm)
  • 28th September: A Taste of Nepal with Lisa Goodwin-Allen, Café Northcote, Cathedral Square 7:30pm
  • 29th September: “Get Crafty” Art & Craft Sessions, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery, 12noon -4pm
  • 29th September: Dub Ministry #8, The Bureau Centre for the Arts, Victoria Street 9pm
  • 29th September: T-Shirt Screen Printing, The Making Rooms, Exchange Street 10am
  • 30th September: The Jam Factory Sunday Session, The Bureau Centre for the Arts, Victoria Street 1pm
  • 30th September: Car Boot Sale, Brown Street Car Park 8am -2pm

Darwen town centre

  • 26th September: Spear of Destiny, Darwen Library Theatre, Knott Street 7:30pm
  • 26th September: Memories of Darwen, Darwen Heritage Centre, Railway Road 1pm
  • 27th September: Quest, Darwen Library Theatre, Knott Street 7pm
  • 28th September: Triple J Trio, Big House Blues Bar, Wellington Fold 9pm
  • 29th September: Market Kitchen, Darwen Market (Sessions: 10am, 12noon, 1:30pm, 3pm)
  • 29th September: Hope and Social, Darwen Library Theatre, Knott Street, 8pm29th September: Iconic Women of Darwen Exhibition, Darwen Heritage Centre, Railway Road 11am -3pm
  • 29th September: Carers Service Variety Performance, Darwen Golf Club, Duddon Avenue 7pm

Other events

  • 25th September: “Meet the Artist” Aruna Mene, Chetham Arms, Chapeltown, Turton 7:30pm
  • 25th September: Food for Thought, Grace Pentecostal Church, Wensley Road, Blackburn 11:30am
  • 26th September -29th September: Blackburn Drama Club Presents: The Vicar of Dibley, Blackburn Empire Theatre, 7:30pm
  • 26th September -30th September: Circus Sallai, Pleasington Playing Fields, Witton Country Park (Show Times: Wednesday 7:30pm, Thursday & Friday 5pm, 7:30pm, Saturday 2pm, 5pm, 7:30pm, Sunday 2pm
  • 28th September -30th September: Beer Festival, The Barlow, Edgworth (Friday 6pm -11pm, Saturday 2pm -11pm, Sunday 2pm -6pm)
  • 29th September: Blackburn Rovers vs Nottingham Forest, Ewood Park 3pm
  • 30th September: Blackburn Hawks vs Solihull Barons, 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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