Whats on in Blackburn with Darwen: 24 – 30 November

Published Friday 21 November 2014 at 16:44

Here’s our weekly list of events in & around Blackburn & Darwen from Monday 24th November to Sunday 30th November 2014.

“Blackburn Festive Saturdays” start on 29th November with “Fairy Tale Fest” lots of fun, family events on a fairy tale theme  – for a full list of what’s on see www.visitblackburn.co.uk

Blackburn Town Centre:

24th Nov: Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott, King Georges Hall 7.00pm

25th Nov: Blackburn Cathedral Guided Tour 2pm

25th Nov: Taxidermy for Beginners, Blackburn Museum 6-10pm

26th Nov-24th Dec: Santa’s Grotto opens, The Mall, Blackburn, Wed –Sundays

26th Nov: Lunchtime Concert, Blackburn Cathedral 1pm

26th Nov: Frank Skinner, King Georges Hall 7.30pm

27th Nov: Psychic Sally On the Road, King Georges Hall 7.30pm

27th Nov: Lancashire Day

27th Nov: Late Night Shopping, The Mall, Blackburn to 8pm

28th Nov: Black Friday, The Mall Blackburn – lots of special offers/sales

28th Nov: Jimmy Carr, King Georges Hall 8pm


29th Nov: Fairy Tale Fest, lots of family events in Blackburn town centre.

29th Nov: Festive Film Festival, Santa Claus the Movie, Blakeys Bar, 1pm

29th Nov: Christmas Get Crafty, Blackburn Museum 12-4pm

29th Nov: Back to Blackburn, St John’s Centre 10pm

29th Nov: True Order & Urban Empire, King Georges Hall 8pm

29th Nov: Soul Night, King Georges Hall 9pm -3am

29th Nov: Blackburn Hawks v Sutton Sting, Blackburn Arena 5.45pm

17th Nov to 28th Nov: Those Who Can, Creative Arts Exhibition, St John’s Centre 12-4pm

22nd Nov until 7th Feb 2015: Blackburn Artist Society Autumn Exhibition, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery Wed- Sat 12 – 4.45pm

Until 29th Nov: Portrait of a Cathedral & other works on paper by Patrick Troughton, The Crypt, Blackburn Cathedral 10am -4pm

Until 10th Jan 2015: Nadeem Baghdadi, Taha Calligraphy, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery, Wed – Sat 12- 4.45 pm


Darwen Town Centre:

26th -27th Nov: Outdoor Christmas Market, Four Seasons Garden Centre 3pm -9pm

28TH Nov: Houghton Weavers Christmas Show, Darwen Library Theatre 7.30pm

29th Nov: Santa’s Grotto, Drawen Market 11am to 2.30pm

29th Nov: Music on the Market, Darwen Market

29th Nov: Darwen Vale Annual Christmas Fair 11am-1pm

Until 5th Dec: WW1 drawings and art works by James H. Morton -Exhibition at Darwen Library

Until 7th Dec:   A presentation of original paintings by amateur artists from the Farington Art Group.  Sunnyhurst Wood Visitor Centre. Open Thursday – Sunday & Bank Hols 1pm– 4.30pm


Other Events Around the Borough:

25th Nov: Bhutan The Dragon Kingdom, talk by Ken Winterburn, Livesey Library 2pm

25th Nov: Safeguarding Workshop, Pleckgate High School 6-9pm

26th Nov -29th Nov: Habeas Corpus, Blackburn Drama Club, Thwaites Empire Theatre 7.30pm

27th Nov: National Tree Planting Day, Sport Turf Car Park, Witton Park 9.45am

27th Nov: Lancashire Day, lunch & poetry at Wellbeing Farm, Edgworth

28th Nov: Digital Inclusion Workshop, Bank Top Neighbourhood Learning Centre 3-6pm

29th -30th Nov: Gift Shop open, Turton Tower 10am-4pm


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