What’s On 22 – 28 June 2015

Published Thursday 18 June 2015 at 16:19

Here’s our list of events in & around Blackburn & Darwen from Monday, 22nd June to Sunday 28th June 2015.

Don’t forget the Countryside Comes to Town event on Saturday, 20th June 2015. CBeebies Mr Bloom is coming to town & he’s bringing the countryside with him! Contact Blackburn Visitor Centre for a full programme (There’s too much to include in this list!)

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:

22nd June: Armed Forces Day – flag raising ceremony, Blackburn Town Hall 11am

23rd June: Hackburn, make & mend, Blackburn is Open Shop 6pm

24th June: Alf Wright’s Afternoon Music Hall, King Georges Hall 2pm

25th June: Blackburn Film Club “The Plague Dogs”, The Bureau, 7.30pm

26th June: Sex Pissed Dolls, King Georges Hall 7pm

27th June: Get Crafty, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery 12-4pm

27th June: Back of the Bus, Dancing on a bus! Leaving King Georges Hall 11am, 2pm & 7pm

27th June: Get Involved at The Bureau 11am -2pm

27th June: Last Night at the Proms, Blackburn Cathedral 7pm

Until 30th June: Exhibition by Sonny J Barker, The Corridor Gallery, The Bureau 10-5pm

Until 5th Sept: Watercolours: The Great British Artists from the E L Hartley bequest. Exhibition, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery (Wed –Saturday 12 -4.45pm)

Darwen Town Centre:

22nd June: Armed Forces Day – flag raising ceremony, Darwen Town Hall 11am

23nd June: “Back of the Bus”, dancing on a bus! Leaving Darwen Library Theatre 2pm & 7pm

Until 23rd August: “Landscapes” by Val Pollock, Exhibition Sunnyhurst Woods Visitor Centre Thurs to Sun 1 -4.30pm

Other Events around the Borough:

22nd June: Open Studio Day, Daisyfield Mill, Blackburn  1pm

23rd June: The Sudells, Talk by Christine Parkinson, Livesey Library 2pm

24th June: Race for Life, Witton Country Park 7.30pm

27th June: Introduction to Garden Design by Sue Jeffries, Turton Tower 10am

27th June: East Lancashire Concert Band Salute Armed Forces Day, Thwaites Empire Theatre 7.30pm

28th June: Ride Social, Go West From Witton with The Young Weavers, 16+ only, Witton Park 10am

28th June: Xplorer, Family Orienteering at Witton Country Park, Witton Pavilion 1-4pm

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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