What’s on in Blackburn with Darwen: March 9 – March 22

Published Friday 6 March 2015 at 15:30

Here is a list of events in & around Blackburn & Darwen from Monday, 9th March to Sunday, 22nd March 2015.

Turton Tower opens for the 2015 season on Saturday, 7th March 10am-4pm

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:

9th March: New Blackburn Sport & Leisure Centre Opens to the public 6.30am!

9th March: Hackburn, Making & Mending, Blackburn is Open shop 6-9pm

10th March: Bach’s Goldberg Variations, Blackburn Cathedral 7pm

10th – 14th March Sing Together Outreach Concerts, King Georges Hall 6pm

10th March: Hackburn, Making & Mending, Blackburn is Open shop 6-9pm

11th March: Lunchtime Organ Recital, Blackburn Cathedral 1pm

11th March: Reidy’s Exposure, Blakeys Café, King Georges Hall 7.30pm

12th March: “An Aristocrat in the French Revolution” Talk by Valerie Miles, Friends of Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery 7pm

12th March: Drink & Draw: Theme “Fire Breather & Performer”, St John’s Church 7pm

13th March: Whole Lotta Led, King Georges Hall 8pm

15th March: Chinese New Year Extravaganza, King Georges Hall 1pm

16th March: Paul Weller, King Georges Hall, 7.30pm SOLD OUT

16th  & 17th March: Hackburn, Making & Mending, Blackburn is Open shop 6-9pm

16th to 29th March: Pixel Lust, festival of Retro Gaming, with exhibitions, workshops & of course gaming, Blackburn is Open Shop. For more information see www.blackburnisopen.co.uk

18th March: Lunchtime Organ Recital, Blackburn Cathedral 1pm

18th March: Reidy’s Exposure, King Georges Hall, 7.30pm

19th March: ArtSpace, St Johns Church, 6pm

20th March: Patrick Monahan, King Georges Hall, 8pm

21st & 22nd March: Open Weekend at the new Blackburn Sports & Leisure Centre.

21st March: Blackburn Symphony Orchestra Spring Concert, Blackburn Cathedral 7.30pm

22nd March: Indoor Car Boot Sale, King Georges Hall, 8.30am

Until 19th March: Memorial Stories Research, Exhibition at Blackburn Cathedral

Until 26th March: Images of Faith, exhibition by Paul Wawszczyk, Blackburn Cathedral

Until 28th March: (Weds –Sat 12-4.45pm) Watercolours: the Great British artists from the E. L. Hartley bequest, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery

Darwen Town Centre:

10th March: DLT Film Society: Hundred Foot Journey, Darwen Library Theatre 2pm

12th March: Evening with Gervais Phinn, Darwen Library Theatre 7.30pm

13th March: Ian McCulloch, Darwen Library Theatre 7pm

14th March: Circus Geeks- Beta Testing, Darwen Libray Theatre 7.30pm

19th March: Myths & Mysteries –the Real Truth, Darwen Library Theatre 7.30pm


Other Events Around the Borough:

9th March: Monday Club, Thwaites Empire Theatre 2pm

10th March: Brendan Shine, Thwaites Empire Theatre 7.30pm

10th – 14th March: The Dark Earth & The Light Sky, Blackburn Arts Club, Gibraltar St  7.30pm

11th March: Blackburn Rovers v Bolton Wanders, Ewood Park 7.45pm

12th March: Variety Live, Thwaites Empire Theatre 7.30pm

13th March: Ghost Hunt, The Barlow, Edgworth 9pm -4am

14th-15th March: Mother’s Day Afternoon Teas, Wellbeing Farm, Edgworth

15th March: Blackburn Hawks v Manchester Minotaurs, Blackburn Ice Arena 5.45pm

17th March: Blackburn Rovers V Brentford, Ewood Park, 7.45pm

18th March: The Barlow Tea Dance, The Barlow, Edgworth 2pm

19th March: Spring Concert, Croston Theatre, Westholme School 7pm

20th March: Last Choir Standing, Westholme School, 7.15pm

21st March: Blackburn Rovers v Brighton, Ewood Park 3pm

21st March: Volunteer Day, Corporation Park, 10am

21st & 22nd March: Spring Activities, Witton Park Pavilion 1-4pm

22nd March: Mini Beast Hunt, Corporation Park Gate House 1 -3pm

22nd March: Bangor Street Community Centre Car Boot Sale, 9am

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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