Sport, culture & leisure

Blackburn and Darwen venues awarded grant from Government’s Culture Recovery Fund

Published on Monday 12 October 2020 at 3:27 pm

King George’s Hall and Darwen Library Theatre have been awarded £364,000 as part of the Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund (CRF) to help face the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic and to ensure they have a sustainable future, the Culture Secretary has announced today.

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Council gyms and sporting facilities to reopen

Published on Wednesday 9 September 2020 at 3:01 pm

Blackburn Sports and Leisure Centre and Witton Park Arena are gearing up to reopen.

The Council has been lobbying the Government for our gyms and sporting facilities to reopen since the national easing of restrictions, including the eight areas designated as a protection zone.

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Creatives Corner

Published on Thursday 14 February 2019 at 12:03 pm

Northern Heart Films are inviting all those creative to their fourth Creatives Corner event taking place at the Bureau in Blackburn this Sunday (17 February) from 6 – 9pm.

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Meet the Author

Published on Friday 12 October 2018 at 9:11 am

Award winning poet and novelist Valentine Williams will be speaking about her book ‘The Marsh People’ and her life in writing at Blackburn Library.

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Library fun for little ones

Published on Monday 8 October 2018 at 2:39 pm

Blackburn with Darwen libraries are offering children under the age of five a chance to meet the library mascot Wordsworth for a FREE story and rhyme times.

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Re:fresh Tea Dance

Published on Tuesday 25 September 2018 at 1:01 pm

As part of Older People’s Week re:fresh are holding a FREE Tea Dance featuring Vintage Pearls and Walk this Way Choir.

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