What’s on in Blackburn with Darwen: Monday 13th February to Sunday 19th February 2017

Published Friday 10 February 2017 at 10:51

Please note that you may need to purchase tickets for some of the events below. 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 15th April 2017: Soul is Form: Books Printed in England from the Hart Collection, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery, Wednesday – Saturday 12 – 4.45pm
  • Until 29th April: Contemplating a Legacy Exhibition, Works in Print by Julia M Swarbrick, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery, Wednesday – Saturday 12 -4.45pm
  • 10th – 19th Feb: Taylors Fun Fair, Penny St. (Next to Bus Station) 1pm – 9pm each day.
  • 13th Feb: Mr Bloom’s Nursery Live, King Georges Hall 2pm
  • 14th Feb: The Wind In The Willows, By Storytellers Theatre Co, Blackburn Library 10.30am & 2pm
  • 15th to 18th Feb: Half Term Get Crafty, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery 12 -4pm
  • 15th Feb: Alf Wrights Afternoon Variety Show, Windsor Suite, King Georges Hall 2pm
  • 16th Feb: ArtSpace, The Bureau, Victoria St, 6.30pm
  • 17th Feb: An Evening with Frank Bruno, Windsor Suite, King Georges Hall 7.30pm
  • 18th Feb until 15th July: India’s Gateway: Gujarat, Mumbai & Britain, Exhibition at Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery, Wednesday to Saturday 12 -4.45pm
  • 18th Feb: Launch Event for India’s Gateway: Gujarat, Mumbai & Britain, Exhibition at Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery, free activities/entertainment 1pm -3.30pm Everyone Welcome

Darwen Town Centre

  • Until 17th Feb: Dales Depicted, Exhibition by Adrian Turner, Darwen Library
  • 14th Feb: “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children” (12A), Film, Darwen Library Theatre 2pm
  • 15th Feb: “Where the Wild Things Are” themed Family Craft Session, Darwen Library 2pm -3pm
  • 15th Feb: An Evening with Nigel Marven, Darwen Library Theatre 7.30pm
  • 16th Feb: Saint Joan (12A), National Theatre Live, Darwen Library Theatre 7pm
  • 17th Feb: Pinocchio, Darwen Library Theatre 1.30pm & 4pm
  • 18th Feb to 10th March: Classic Collection, Exhibition of old masters reproduced by Anthony Rodshaw, Darwen Library

Other events around the borough

  • 14th Feb: Valentine’s Date & Skate, Silverblades Ice Arena, Blackburn 7pm -9pm
  • 15th Feb: Blackburn Rovers Stadium Tour, Ewood Park, 11am (01254 508110 to book)
  • 17th Feb: “Where the Wild Things Are” themed Family Craft Session, Mill Hill Library 10.30am -11.30am
  • 17th Feb: The Beach Boys Story, Thwaites Empire Theatre 7.30pm
  • 17th Feb: Folk at The Barlow with Bernard Wrigley, The Barlow. Edgworth 8pm
  • 18th Feb: Breezing West: Blackburn to Witton, 14 mile cycle ride, start On Yer Bike, Whalley New Road 10am
  • 18th Feb: Blackburn People’s Choir, Concert at St Silas’s, Blackburn in aid of organ restoration fund, 7.30pm
  • 18th Feb: Family Fun, themed walks & crafts based on book “Guess How Much I Love You”, meet Witton Park Pavilion 1pm – 3pm
  • 18th Feb: Multicultural Evening, The India League, Thwaites Empire Theatre 6pm
  • 19th Feb: Blackburn Hawks v Solway Sharks, Silverblades Ices Arena, Blackburn 5.45pm
  • 19th Feb: Blackburn Rovers v Manchester United, Emirates FA Cup, Ewood Park 4.15pm

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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