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What’s on in Blackburn with Darwen: 15th – 21st February 2016

Published Thursday 11 February 2016 at 12:04

Here’s our list of events in & around Blackburn & Darwen from Monday, 15th February 2016 to Sunday, 21st February 2016.

It’s Half Term so there’s lots going on for all the family across Blackburn & Darwen!

(Please note that at most events children must be accompanied by a responsible adult at all times)

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:

  • Until 20th Feb: WW1 Narratives of Transformation: their story, our story. Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery (Wed – Sat 12 -4.45pm)
  • Until 5th March: Vera Duxbury “This & That” Art Exhibition, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery, Wed –Saturday 12 – 4pm
  • Until 11th June: Stephen Pickles: A Retrospective, Art Exhibition, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery, Wed –Saturday 12 – 4pm
  • 15th Feb: Lego Robotics Workshop, Blackburn Library 10-12am (7- 9 years) Tickets 50p
  • 15th Feb: Get Musical! Music Box sessions every hour. The Bureau Blackburn 10am -5pm (Free Sessions)
  • 15th & 16th Feb: Make fairy wands & crowns with The Mall’s prince & princess, The Mall Blackburn 10am -4pm
  • 16th Feb: Family Craft Event, Elmer themed crafts, Blackburn Library 10.30 am -11.30am (Tickets Free)
  • 16th Feb: Get Story Telling! 11am – 1pm 6-11 years & 1.30-3.30pm 11 + years. The Bureau Blackburn (£2 per session)
  • 17th Feb: Get Arty! With resident artist. Suitable for adults & children, The Bureau Blackburn 11am -5pm (£2 per session)
  • 17th & 18th Feb: Chinese Lantern Making, The Mall Blackburn 10am -4pm
  • 17th – 20th Feb: Get Crafty, Dinosaur themed art & craft sessions, Blackburn Museum 12 -4pm
  • 17th Feb: Afternoon Variety Show, Windsor Suite, King Georges Hall 2pm
  • 18th Feb: Get Dramatic! Story Making Workshop, 6 -18 years, 11am -5pm The Bureau Blackburn (£2 per session)
  • 18th Feb: Hackburn Analogue Electronics, Drop in workshop (11+ years) 63 King William Street, 6.30pm -10pm
  • 18th Feb: ArtSpace, The Bureau Blackburn 6.30pm -10pm
  • 19th Feb: Mother’s Day Crafts, The Mall Blackburn, 10am -4pm
  • 19th Feb: Get Drawing! Family friendly Drink & Draw with juggling & stilt walking models, 11am -5pm (£2 per person)
  • 19th Feb: Cattle & Crane, Blakeys Café Bar, King Georges Hall 7pm
  • 20th Feb: Get Circus! Learn circus skills, Suitable for all ages, 11.30am -1.30pm & 2pm – 4pm, with a showcase at 4pm, The Bureau Blackburn (£2 per person)
  • 21st Feb: Indoor Car Boot Sale, King Georges Hall 8.30am

Darwen Town Centre:

  • 15th Feb: Lego Robotics Workshop, Darwen Library 2 – 4pm (7- 9 years)
  • 15th Feb: Community Living Room, Singing, Darwen Library 10am
  • 16th Feb: Junior Chef’s Academy, St James CE Primary School, (5+ years) £3 per child. (Booking essential 07821 415737)
  • 16th Feb: Film “Inside Out”, Darwen Library Theatre 2pm
  • 17th Feb: Barclay’s Code Playground, Bring your own tablet/laptop, Limited places, 10.30 am -12, Darwen Library
  • 18th Feb: Puss In Boots, Darwen Library Theatre 2pm
  • 18th Feb: Krafts in the Kiosk, (Bring an old sock), Sunnyhurst Woods Kiosk, 1-3pm
  • 19th Feb: Family Craft Event, Elmer themed crafts, Darwen Library 10.30 am -11.30am (Tickets Free)

Other Events around the borough:

  • 15th Feb: Treasure Island, Thwaites Empire Theatre 2pm
  • 15th to 19th Feb: Soccer & Sport Camp, Blackburn Rovers Community Trust, Ewood Park 9am-5pm (To Book: 01254 508256)
  • 16th Feb: Blackburn Rovers v Fulham, Ewood Park 7.45pm
  • 16th Feb: Out Door Activities, Witton Park Cycle Centre: BalanceAbility £5 (2-4 years) 10-11am, BMX Bike & Helmet Rental £5 (10+ years) 12-2pm, Xplorer Orienteering £2 12-4pm, Busting Out of Stabilisers £2 1-2pm. There are limited places on all events. (To book 01254 54855)
  • 17th Feb: Ground Tour, Ewood Park 11am (Booking Required)
  • 17th Feb: Children’s Cookery Classes, Wellbeing Farm, Edgworth
  • 17th Feb: Legends of American Country, Thwaites Empire Theatre, 7.30pm
  • 18th Feb: Out Door Activities, Witton Park Cycle Centre: BalanceAbility £5 (2-4 years) 10-11am, BMX Bike & Helmet Rental £5 (10+ years) 12-2pm, Xplorer Orienteering £2 12-4pm, Busting Out of Stabilisers £2 1-2pm. There are limited places on all events. To book 01254 54855
  • 19th Feb: Whole Lotta Shakin, Thwaites Empire Theatre 7.30pm
  • 19th Feb: Folk Club, The Barlow, Edgworth 8pm
  • 21st Feb: Wedding Open Day, Wellbeing Farm, Edgworth 11am -3pm
  • 21st Feb: Blackburn Rovers v  West Ham (FA Cup), Ewood Park 2pm
  • 21st Feb: Blackburn Hawks v Solways Sharks, 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: visit@blackburn.gov.uk

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