Whats on in Blackburn with Darwen: 16 – 22 February

Published Thursday 12 February 2015 at 16:51

Here’s our weekly list of events in & around Blackburn & Darwen from Monday, 16th February to Sunday, 22nd February 2015.

It’s half term next week & as you can see, there’s lots going on to keep the children entertained – live theatre, crafts, games, story time & magic.

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 www.visitblackburn.co.uk or contact Blackburn Visitor Centre tel: 01254 688040/ email: visit@blackburn.gov.uk

Blackburn Town Centre:

16th Feb: Candle Workshop, Community Living Room, Blackburn Library 3pm

16th Feb: Light, King Georges Hall 8pm

16th – 21st Feb: Princess & Pirates Week at The Mall, Fun games & crafts 11am-4pm (Pirates: 16th – 18th  Feb, Princesses 19th -21st Feb )

17th Feb: Dig It, (under 20s Live Music), Blakeys, King Georges Hall 6.30pm

18th – 21st Feb: Get Crafty, Chinese New Year Themed crafts, Blackburn Museum 12-4pm

18th Feb: There’s more to Jane Austen than Mr Darcy, a talk at Blackburn Library 2pm

18th Feb: Meet the Owls, Blackburn Library 11am-2pm

18th Feb: Family Story & Craft Session, Blackburn Library 10.30-11.30am

18th Feb: 1 million miles per hour show with Nick Toczec, Magic,  comedy, puppets, poetry at  Blackburn Library 2pm

19th Feb: Get Creative, a day of workshops & entertainment, The Bureau (formally St John’s Centre) 10.30am -5pm

19th Feb: ArtSPACE, creative meet up from 5pm & Live Art Auction from 6.30pm

20th Feb: Monoprinting Workshop, Blackburn Museum 10am – 1pm

20th Feb: The Drifters, King Georges Hall, 7.30pm

20th Feb: Print Fest, Launch Night, The Bureau, St John’s Centre, from 6.30pm

21st – 22nd Feb: Print Fest, contemporary print festival, The Bureau, St Johns Centre,  10am to 7pm (Sat) & 10am to 4pm (Sun)

21st Feb: Go West, King Georges Hall, 7pm

21st Feb: Club Tropicana, King Georges Hall, 11pm -3am

Until 28TH Feb: Printmaking Exhibition, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery, Wed–Sat 12-4.45pm

Darwen Town Centre:

16th Feb: Singing Workshop for over 50s, Community Living Room, Darwen Library 10am

16th Feb: Family Story & Craft Session, Darwen Library 1-2pm

21st Feb: Mayor’s Command Performance, Darwen Library Theatre 7.30pm

22nd Feb: Student Showcase #20, Darwen Library Theatre 7pm


Other Events Around the Borough:

16th Feb: Alice in Wonderland, Thwaites Empire Theatre 2pm

17th Feb: Felt Jewellery Workshop, Community Living Room, Mill Hill Community Centre 10am

17th Feb: The Secret Garden, Thwaites Empire Theatre 2pm

18th Feb: Hubbard’s Cupboard, Thwaites Empire Theatre 11am & 2pm

19th Feb: Wind in the Willows, Thwaites Empire Theatre 2pm

20th, 21st & 22nd Feb: Afternoon with Penelope Pig, Wellbeing Farm, Edgworth 2-4pm

20th Feb: Folk Club, The Barlow, Edgworth 8pm

20th Feb: The Temple Bros as The Everlys, Thwaites Empire Theatre 7.30pm

21st Feb: Blackburn Rovers v Blackpool, Ewood Park 3pm

21st Feb: Volunteer Day, Corporation Park 10am

21st – 22nd  Feb: Activity Challenge, Witton Country Park 1-4pm

21st Feb: ReTake That, Thwaites Empire Theatre 7.30pm

21st Feb: Blackburn Hawks v Sutton Sting, Blackburn Ice Arena 5.45pm

21st Feb: Munbo Jumbo – Troubadours & Raconteurs, Tockholes Village Hall 7.30pm

22nd Feb: Owls & Hawks afternoon, Corporation Park Conservatory

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: visit@blackburn.gov.uk

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