What’s on 14th September to 20th September 2015

Published Thursday 10 September 2015 at 15:54

Here’s our list of events in & around Blackburn & Darwen from Monday 14th September 2015 to Sunday 20th September 2015.

Don’t forget it’s the Blackburn Heritage Festival 12th -13th September & also, Heritage Open Days in Blackburn & Darwen 10th to 13th September. (Full details on

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 or contact Blackburn Visitor Centre tel: 01254 688040/ email:

Blackburn Town Centre:

  • 15th Sept: Blackburn Film Club “Last Exit to Brooklyn” The Bureau 7.30pm
  • 16th Sept: Steel Pan Band Community Sessions, The Bureau 4pm
  • 16th Sept: Afternoon Variety Show, Windsor Suite, King Georges Hall 2pm
  • 17th Sept: Lunch Time recital, Blackburn Cathedral 1pm
  • 18th Sept: The Devil’s Violin –The Forbidden Door, The Bureau 8pm
  • 18th Sept: Ceilidh, Blackburn Cathedral 7.45pm Tickets
  • 19th Sept: The Sixteen’s Choral Pilgrimage 2015 “Flights of Angels”, Blackburn Cathedral 7.30pm
  • 19th Sept: Get Crafty, art & craft sessions, Blackburn Museum 12-4pm
  • 20th Sept: Indoor Car Boot Sale, Bangor St Community Centre 12 – 4pm
  • until 14th Nov: Cotton To Gold, Extraordinary Collections of the Industrial North West, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery
  • Until 30th Sept: Saving a Century, Victorian Architecture Photography Exhibition, Blackburn Library
  • Until 26th September: Cotton to Canvas, exhibition by Julia Swarbrick, Blackburn Museum (Wed – Sat 12 – 4.45pm)

Darwen Town Centre:

  • 14th Sept: Community Living Room, Jewellery Making, Darwen Library 10am
  • 15th Sept: Far From The Madding Crowd (cert 12) Darwen Library Theatre 2pm
  • 18th Sept: Limehouse Lizzy in Concert, Darwen Library Theatre 8pm
  • Until 10th October: Leyland Artists Exhibition, Sunnyhurst Woods Visitor Centre, Thurs to Sunday (& Bank Hols) 1pm – 4.30pm

Other Events around the borough:

  • 15th Sept: Community Living Room, Gardening with Ian Hodgson, Mill Hill Community Centre 10am
  • 16th Sept: Cycle Rides from Witton Park Cycle Centre (
    • Towpath Trails (8 miles)   10am
    • Pedal Around The Park (2 hours) 1pm
    • Summer Family Cycle Ride (4 hours) 4pm
  • 17th Sept: Cycle Rides from Witton Park Cycle Centre (
    • Sumer Family Cycle Ride (4 hours) 4pm
  • 18th Sept: Folk Club at The Barlow, Bromley Cross Folk Club, The Barlow, Edgworth 8pm
  • 18th Sept: Cycle Rides from Witton Park Cycle Centre (
  • Towpath Trails (8 miles)   10.30am
  • Pedal Around The Park (2 hours) 1pm
  • 18th Sept: Journey of Swing, featuring The Moonlight Serenade Orchestra, Thwaites Empire Theatre 7.30pm
  • 19th Sept: Blackburn Rovers V Charlton, Ewood Park 3pm
  • 19th Sept: Witton Parkrun, Witton Country Park 9am
  • 19th Sept: Tribute to Patsy Cline plus Jim Reeves & Hank Williams, Thwaites Empire Theatre 7.30pm
  • 20th Sept: Skyride –Scorton & back from Witton with The Young Weavers, adults only 52 mile cycle ride, Witton Country Park 9.30am
  • 20th Sept: Blackburn Hawks V Sutton Sting, Blackburn Ice Arena 5.45pm

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:

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