Latest news listings for Blackburn with Darwen Council.

Celebrate the bicentenary

Published on Tuesday 18 October 2016 at 1:58 pm

Preparations are underway for a spectacular celebration tomorrow (October 19) to mark the 200th anniversary of the completion of the Leeds to Liverpool canal that turned Blackburn into a major industrial town.

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Bicentenary celebrations balloon!

Published on Monday 10 October 2016 at 4:24 pm

An exciting new art installation inspired by the red rose of Lancashire is set to be unveiled at Eanam Wharf to coincide with the bicentenary celebrations of the Leeds & Liverpool Canal.

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Published on Friday 7 October 2016 at 12:25 pm

Local creatives are being invited to take part in Papergirl, a community street art project that has become a world wide phenomenon.

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Free early education 

Published on Tuesday 4 October 2016 at 11:19 am

Parents of young toddlers are reminded that they could qualify for up to 15 hours of free early education every week.

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Upcoming Shows at King Georges Hall and Darwen Library Theatre

Published on Wednesday 28 September 2016 at 1:56 pm

A number of new and exciting shows are heading your way!



Rainbow Fish

Following on from the success of Giraffes Can’t Dance and Elmer the Elephant, King George’s Hall are bringing the latest cantata for young children and families by The Hallé’s Education Director Steve Pickett.

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