What’s on in Blackburn with Darwen – 16th May to 22nd May 2016

Published Friday 13 May 2016 at 10:51

Here’s our list of events in & around Blackburn & Darwen from Monday, 16th May to Sunday, 22nd May 2016

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 11th June: A Retrospective, Art Exhibition by Stephen Pickles, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery, Wed –Saturday 12 – 4pm
  • Until 17th June: Local Places & Famous Faces, Art Exhibition by Adrian White, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery, Wed –Saturday 12 – 4pm
  • 16th May: Walk the Walk, guided town centre walk, meet Blackburn Visitor Centre 2pm
  • 17th May: Blackburn Film Club “City of God” (18), The Bureau 7.30pm
  • 17th & 18th May: Mini Sing, King Georges Hall 6.30pm
  • 18th May: Lunchtime Recital by Shean Bowers from Bath Abbet, Blackburn Cathedral 1pm
  • 18th May: Alf Wright’s Afternoon Variety Show, Windsor Suite, King Georges Hall, 2pm
  • 19th May: Community Living Room, Art Class, Blackburn Library 10am
  • 19th May: ArtSpace, The Bureau 6.30pm
  • 20th May to 1st June: If Not Now, photography exhibition by Michael Whelan, The Bureau, Wed – Sat 12 -5pm
  • 21st May: Get Crafty, Arts & Crafts, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery 12 -4pm
  • 21st & 22nd May: Sarah Millican “Outsider”, King Georges Hall 8pm
  • 22nd May: Civic Service, Blackburn Cathedral 11.15am

Darwen Town Centre:

  • Until 5th June: Exhibition of Arts & Crafty by Judith Herring & Sue Gardiner, Sunnyhurst Wood Visitor Centre, Thurs – Sundays 1pm – 4.30pm
  • Until 29th May: All Creatures Great & Small, Art Exhibition by Eileen Briscoe, Sunnyhurst Woods Visitor Centre, Thurs – Sundays 1pm – 4.30pm
  • 16th May: Community Living Room, Patchwork, Darwen Library 10am
  • 17th May: Film “The Jewel of the Nile” (PG), Darwen Library Theatre 2pm
  • 19th May: “A View from a Bridge”, Broadcast Live by National Theatre Live, Darwen Library Theatre 7pm
  • Date for your diary –29th & 30th May,  Darwen Live 2016

Other Events around the borough:

  • 17th May: Community Living Room, Gardening, Livesey Library 10am
  • 18th to 21st May: Blackburn Drama Club presents “The Graduate”, Thwaites Empire Theatre 7.30pm
  • 20th May: Art Workshop by Patricia Wood, The Barlow, Edgworth 10am (Booking essential 07890 188145)
  • 20th May: Bromley Cross Folk Club presents Dave Townsend & Phil Humphries, The Barlow, Edgworth 8pm
  • 21st & 22nd May: Blackburn Festival of Speech, Music & Drama, Music Section, Westholme School
  • 21st May: Workshop & Barn Dance, Dave Townsend & Phil Humphries, The Barlow Edgeworth. From 10am. Barn Dance 7.30pm
  • 22nd May: Guided Wildflower Walk with Sue Jefferies, Turton Tower (Booking Essential 07443 459818)
  • 22nd May: Wedding Barn & Tipi Open Day, Wellbeing Farm, Edgworth 11am – 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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