What’s On in Blackburn and Darwen – 31st October to 6th November 2016

Published Friday 28 October 2016 at 14:00

Here’s our list of events in & around Blackburn & Darwen from Monday, 31st October to Sunday, 6th November 2016

Please note that you may need to purchase tickets for some of the events below. 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:

  • Until 12th Nov: Pushing Boundaries: A Celebration of Primary School Art, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery, Wednesday – Saturday 12 – 4.45pm
  • Until 15th April 2017: Soul is Form: Books Printed in England from the Hart Collection, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery, Wednesday – Saturday 12 – 4.45pm
  • 2nd – 5th Nov:  Half Term Get Crafty, Bonfire Themed Art & Crafts, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery 12 -4pm
  • Until 2nd Nov: Halloween Half Term Crafts, Different activities each day, Victoria Court, The Mall Blackburn 11am – 4pm
  • 1st Nov: Guided Tour of Blackburn Cathedral 2pm
  • 1st Nov: Blackburn Film Club “The Science of Sleep”, The Bureau 7pm
  • 1st Nov: Vienna Festival Ballet “Snow White”, King Georges Hall 7pm
  • 2nd Nov: Rainbow Fish, King Georges Hall 4pm
  • 2nd Nov: Lunchtime Recital by Shaun Turnbull, the Assistant Director of Music at Blackburn Cathedral, 1pm
  • 3rd Nov: Tim Fitzhigham as Will Kempe, Shakespeare’s Stand Up, Holy Trinity Church 7.30pm
  • 3rd Nov: Punk Night – Sham 69 + Pink Hearse, Windsor Suite, King Georges Hall 7pm
  • 4th Nov: Georges Comedy Club, Windsor Suite, King Georges Hall 8pm
  • 5th Nov: Jimmy Carr “Best of Tour”, King Georges Hall 8pm
  • 5th Nov: A Certain Ratio + Nightclub, Windsor Suite, King Georges Hall 8pm -2am

Darwen Town Centre:

  • Until 20th Nov: “Prom, Prom, Prom”, exhibition showing different perspectives of Morecambe sea front, Sunnyhurst Woods Visitor Centre (Thurs – Sun 1pm -4.30pm)
  • 1st Nov: Film “Tarzan” (12A), Darwen Library Theatre 2pm
  • 2nd Nov: Don Banks Afternoon Variety Show, Darwen Library Theatre 2pm
  • 3rd Nov: Darwen School of Music #22, Darwen Library Theatre 7pm
  • 4th Nov: Ray Quinn “No Man’s Land” Tour, Darwen Library Theatre 8pm
  • 5th Nov: Comedy Club, Darwen Library Theatre 8pm
  • 6th Nov: Buzz Hawkins –The Man Behind The Bradshaws, Darwen Library Theatre 7.30pm

Other Events around the borough:

  • 31st Oct: Children’s Halloween Party, Ewood Park 7pm (Booking Essential)
  • 2nd Nov: Blackburn Rovers FC Stadium Tour, Ewood Park 11am (01254 508110 to book)
  • 2nd Nov: Skyride, Towpath Trails, 12mile cycle ride, Meet Witton Park Cycle Centre 10am
  • 4th Nov: Afternoon of Inspiration with Sally Nadin, East Lancs Hospice 2pm
  • 4th Nov: Bonfire Night, The Observatory, Old Bank Lane 8pm
  • 4th Nov: Bonfire Night, The Red Lion, Whitebirk from 6pm (Bonfire 7pm)
  • 5th Nov: Charity Bonfire & Fun Fair, Witton Country Park 5.30pm – 9pm (Bonfire 7.30pm)
  • 5th Nov:  Family Bonfire, Wellybobs Farm from 6pm (admission by ticket only)
  • 5th Nov: Bonfire Night, Havelock Inn from 5pm (Bonfire 6pm)
  • 5th Nov: Trash & Treasure Flea Market, The Barlow, Edgworth 10am -1pm
  • 6th Nov: Blackburn Hawks V Billingham Stars, 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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