What’s on in Blackburn with Darwen from 11th July to 17th July 2016

Published Thursday 7 July 2016 at 16:01

Here’s our list of events in & around Blackburn & Darwen from Monday, 11th July to Sunday, 17th July 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 www.visitblackburn.co.uk or contact Blackburn Visitor Centre tel: 01254 688040/ email: visit@blackburn.gov.uk

Blackburn Town Centre:

  • Until 31st Aug: The first four Complete Works of William Shakespeare on display, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery, Wednesday – Saturday 12 -4.45pm
  •  Until 17th Sept: Collecting Faces Exhibition, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery (Weds –Sat 12 -4.45pm)
  • Until 24th July: Urban Room Blackburn, a programme of art, workshops, exhibition in various venues see www.urbanroomblackburn.co.uk  for more information.
  • Until 13th August: Blackburn Rave Culture 89-90 Exhibition, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery, Wednesday – Saturday 12 -4.45pm
  • Until 13th July: Blackburn with Darwen commemorates the 100th Anniversary of the Battle of The Somme with various events across the borough, see www.visitblackburn.co.uk  or contact Blackburn Visitor Centre for a full programme 01254 688040
  • Until 30th July: World War 1 Trail, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery, Wed –Sat 12-4.45pm
  • Until 23rd July: Hidden Talents, Children’s Art Exhibition, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery, Wed – Sat 12 – 4.45pm
  • Until 22nd July: Kinara Festival, an exploration of Islamic South Asian art and culture. Various venues across Pennine Lancashire including Blackburn www.kinarafestival.co.uk
  • 12th July: Blackburn Film Club “Animal Kingdom” (15), The Bureau 7pm
  • 13th July: Lunchtime Recital, by Samuel Hudson the Director of Music at Blackburn Cathedral, Blackburn Cathedral 1pm
  • 14th July: Community Living Room, Art, Blackburn Library 10am
  • 14th July: Drink & Draw, European Theme, The Bureau, Blackburn 6.30pm
  • 16th July: Get Crafty, Art & Craft Sessions, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery, 12 -4pm
  • 17th July: Dance Talent Studio presents Showtime 2016 ‘Born to Shine’, King Georges Hall 1pm

Darwen Town Centre:

  • Until 31st July: A Year in Tockholes Wood & Others, exhibition by Jane Ball Summer, Sunnyhurst Woods Visitor Centre, Thurs – Sunday 1pm -4.30pm
  • 12th July: Die Meistersinger Von Nürnberg, Glyndebourne Cinema Season, recorded live at Glyndebourne Festival 2011, Darwen Library Theatre 5.30pm
  • 13th July: “Meet Tommy Atkins” – WW1 Drama, Darwen Library Theatre 7.30pm
  • 16th July until 5th Aug: Nature & Environment Exhibition by Salma Hussain, Darwen Library
  • 16th July: Darwen Youth Festival, Darwen Town Centre & Youth & Community Centre, Knott St 11am – 4pm.
  • 16th July: Celebration Coffee Morning, Darwen Library 10am -12 noon.
  • 17th July: Darwen Pedal Car Grand Prix, Darwen Town Centre

Other events around the borough:

  • 11th July: Skyride, Pedal Round the Park, 2 hour cycle ride, Meet Witton Park Cycle Centre 2pm
  • 12th July: Community Living Room, Gardening, Livesey Library 10am
  • 13th July: Basic Bike Maintenance Course, Witton Park Cycle Centre 9.30am -12 noon (£5)
  • 13th July: Blackburn Rovers Stadium Tour, Ewood Park 11am ( 01254 508110 to book)
  • 13th July: Skyride, Towpath Trails, 12 mile cycle ride, Meet Witton Park Cycle Centre 10am
  • 13th July: Skyride, Pedal Round the Park, 2 hour cycle ride, Meet Witton Park Cycle Centre 1pm
  • 13th -16th July: Ribble Valley International Piano Week, Croston Theatre, Westholme School, Blackburn www.rvipw.org.uk for details & tickets.
  • 15th July: Skyride, Pedal Round the Park, 2 hour cycle ride, Meet Witton Park Cycle Centre 1pm
  • 15th July: Bromley Cross Folk Club presents Drop The Floor, The Barlow, Edgworth 8pm
  • 16th July: ELH Starlight Super Heroes Charity 10k Walk, Soccerdome, Haslingden Rd. Blackburn 10pm
  • 16th & 17th  July: Showtime 2016, Highfield School of Dance, Thwaites Empire Theatre, Saturday  7pm & Sunday 6pm
  • 17th July: Car Boot Sale, Corporation Park, Blackburn 10am -2pm
  • 17th July: Walk in The Park, family fun day & launch of new walks, Witton Park 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: visit@blackburn.gov.uk

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