What’s on in Blackburn with Darwen – 9th May to 5th May 2016

Published Thursday 5 May 2016 at 17:04

Here’s our list of events in & around Blackburn & Darwen from Monday, 9th May to Sunday, 15th 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
  • 11th May to 17th June: Local Places & Famous Faces, Art Exhibition by Adrian White, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery, Wed –Saturday 12 – 4pm
  • 11th May: Lunchtime Recital by Simon Russell of Nantwich, Blackburn Cathedral 1pm
  • 11th May: Swan Lake, King Georges Hall 7pm
  • 12th May: Community Living Room, Art Class, Blackburn Library 10am
  • 12th May: The Romans in Britain, Talk by Tracey Middleton-Duff, Friends of Blackburn Museum, Blackburn Museum 7pm
  • 12th May: Blackburn Cathedral Inaugural Series on Science & Faith – Question Time: Real Science, Real Faith. Blackburn Cathedral North Transept 7.30pm
  • 12th May: Drink & Draw, Juggling Theme with Lewis from The Beatnik Collective, The Bureau 6.30pm
  • 14th May: Get Crafty, Arts & Crafts sessions, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery 12 -4pm
  • 14th May: Yarn Bombing Day, Learn to crochet, knit or spin, The Bureau 10am -3pm
  • 15th May: Car Boot Sale, Corporation Park 10am -2pm

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
  • 9th May: Community Living Room, Darwen Library Larks & Printing, Darwen Library 10am
  • 12th May: Fairport Convention, Darwen Library Theatre 7pm
  • 13th May: John Bramwell + Woody, Darwen Library Theatre 7pm
  • 13th May: Corky Laing plays Mountains, Darwen Library Theatre 7.30pm
  • 15th May: Family Fun Day, The Olde England Kiosk, Sunnyhurst Woods 11am – 4pm
  • Date for your diary –29th & 30th May,  Darwen Live 2016

Other Events around the Borough:

  • 9th to 14th May: Blackburn Music Theatre Company presents “Sister Act”, Thwaites Empire Theatre 7.30pm
  • 10th May: Community Living Room, Gardening, Livesey Library 10am
  • 12th May: Thursday Stress Buster with The Young Weavers, 14 mile cycle ride, 16+, Witton Park 7pm
  • 14th May: Blackburn Rovers Stadium Tour, Ewood Park, 11am. To book: 01254 508110
  • 14th & 15th May: Blackburn Festival of Speech, Music & Drama, Speech Section, Westholme School
  • 14th May: Vintage & Handmade Fair, The Barlow, Edgworth 10.30am -3.30pm

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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