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Artists make their mark on Blackburn

Published on Tuesday 24 July 2018 at 2:41 pm

Blackburn Open Walls returned this year with more mind blowing pieces of street art.

Blackburn Open Walls (BOW) is a collaboration between artists and Blackburn with Darwen Council, designed to bring communities together in conversation and creative inspiration, through street art.

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National Bike week

Published on Friday 8 June 2018 at 2:10 pm

Get your wheels pumped up and gears at the ready and cycle for National Bike Week to be in with a chance of winning some amazing prizes!

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The Songaminute Man

Published on Monday 4 June 2018 at 3:34 pm

Local author Simon McDermott will be talking about his book The Songaminute Man at Blackburn Library on June 20th

Simon will be talking about how he found a unique way for him and his father who was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s in 2013 to connect again by doing carpool karaoke.

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National Bookstart Week

Published on Friday 1 June 2018 at 2:27 pm

Blackburn with Darwen libraries is inviting you to come and celebrate National Bookstart week!

The theme for this year is called Bird Boogie and you will be able to get a free copy of ‘A Busy Day for Birds’ book by Lucy Cousins along with other goodies to take home.

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Tony’s Empress Ballroom

Published on Thursday 10 May 2018 at 1:42 pm

Pop legend Human League and Heaven 17 founder Martyn Ware has opened the bolted doors of a former Blackburn ballroom for a unique exhibition.

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Meet the author Sahera Patel

Published on Thursday 12 April 2018 at 10:21 am

Sahera Patel is a female British Muslim, teacher and public speaker, born in Bolton will be speaking at Blackburn Library this April as part of World Book Night.

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