What’s on in Blackburn with Darwen: 11 – 17 May 2015

Published Monday 11 May 2015 at 11:13

Here’s our list of events in & around Blackburn & Darwen from Monday, 11th May to Sunday 17th May 2015

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:

12th May: World War One Presentation, Edith Cavell by Diane Critchley, Blackburn Cathedral 7.30pm

12th May: Hackburn, Making & Mending, Blackburn is Open Shop 6pm

13th May: Lunchtime Organ Recital, Blackburn Cathedral 1pm

13th May: Community Living Room, Ceramics, Blackburn Library 2pm

13th May: Religion & the Media, with Prof. J Wolffe. Blackburn Cathedral 6.30pm

14th May: Drink & Draw, Urban Sketching, The Bureau, Victoria St.  6.30pm

14th May: The Scottish Colourists, Their Lives & Art, Friends of BMAG,  Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery 7pm

15th May: Storytelling in Pyjamas, Museums at Night, Blackburn Museum 6pm

15th May: Quadrophenia, Blackburn Film Club, The Bureau,  Victoria St 7pm

15th May: Blackburn Printfest launch night, The Bureau 6.30pm

16th May: Blackburn Printfest, The Bureau, Victoria St 10am -5pm

16th May: Cultural Tour of Blackburn, Your Support Your Choice Shop, Town Hall St.

16th May: Get Crafty, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery 12-4pm

16th May: The Halle, King Georges Hall 7.30pm

16th May: Drink & Draw, Urban Sketching, Family Friendly Session, Town Hall Square 12-3pm

16th May to 21st May: Wax Lyrical, Photography Exhibition by Darren Lee Poole, Bentley’s, Exchange Street

Until 23rd May: Watercolours: The Great British Artists from the E L Hartley bequest. Exhibition, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery (Wed –Saturday 12 -4.45pm)

Until 27th May: Field of Poppies, Poetry, Artwork, & Poppy Installation, Blackburn Cathedral

Until 31st May Urban Rooms Blackburn month long festival based on the urban landscape www.blackburnisopen.com

Darwen Town Centre:

11th May: Community Living Room. Sewing Little Miss Bunting, Darwen Library 10am

12th May: Magic in the Moonlight, DLT Film Society, Darwen Library Theatre 2pm

16th May: Car Boot Sale, St Cuthberts Primary School, Darwen 10 am – 2pm

16th May: Darwen’s Strongest Man, Darwen Market all day.

17th May: Darwen Aquathon, Darwen Leisure Centre/Darwen Moor from 9am

17th May: Family Fun Day, Olde England Kiosk, Sunnyhurst Woods 11am

Until 17th May: Spring Exhibition by Chorley Lodge Artists, Sunnyhurst Woods Visitor Centre, (Thursday –Saturdays) 1 -4pm


Other Events around the Borough:

11th – 16th: South Pacific, Blackburn Musical Theatre Company, Thwaites Empire Theatre 7.30pm

12th May: Community Living Room, Container Gardening, Mill Hill Library 10am

15th May: Folk Club, The Melrose Quartet, The Barlow, Edgworth 8pm

16th May: The Melrose Quartet Saturday Workshop during the day & Ceilidh in the evening, The Barlow, Edgworth

17th May: Vintage Fair, The Barlow,  Edgworth 10.30 – 3.30pm

17th May: Family Cycle Ride, Young Weavers, Witton Park Cycle Centre 12.15pm

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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