Sport, culture & leisure

Belmont Primary School – healthy travel to school week

Published on Thursday 18 May 2017 at 1:49 pm

Success has been celebrated at Belmont Primary School after they are the first school in Blackburn with Darwen Borough to have achieved 100% participation in the initiative ‘Healthy Travel to School Week, co-ordinated by the council’s Connect Project.

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Get ready for the Festival of Making

Published on Thursday 6 April 2017 at 2:04 pm

Plan your route for this weekend’s Festival of Making, a free family festival.

Taking place in Blackburn town centre, the national festival will encourage people of all ages to see, try, taste and hear things they have never seen, tried, tasted or heard before.

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The GIANT Wiggle

Published on Tuesday 28 February 2017 at 11:29 am

Witton Park is hosting a free family fun event based on the UK’s most read children’s book, The Very Hungry Caterpillar.

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Blackburn’s Big Christmas

Published on Tuesday 15 November 2016 at 3:12 pm

A host of fantastic festive events are coming to Blackburn this Christmas.

Blackburn BIG Christmas 2016 includes free entertainment and large scale events across the town centre on four Saturdays in the run up to Christmas beginning with the Big Christmas Lights’ Switch On on Saturday, November 26.

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Make your way down to The Making Rooms

Published on Friday 4 November 2016 at 11:10 am

The Making Rooms, Blackburn’s creative, digital and technological hub is now open.

The three storey facility will boast one of the country’s biggest and best equipped Fab Labs (Fabrication Laboratory) where residents can use small scale digital manufacturing machinery such as laser cutters and 3D printers to develop products, artwork or bespoke designs.

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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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