What’s on in Blackburn with Darwen: Monday 20th February to Sunday, 26th February 2017

Published Friday 17 February 2017 at 11:51

Here’s our list of events in & around Blackburn & Darwen from Monday 20th February to Sunday, 26th February 2017.

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
  •  Until 15th July: India’s Gateway: Gujarat, Mumbai & Britain, Exhibition at Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery, Wednesday to Saturday 12 -4.45pm
  • 20th Feb: Google Expeditions, Victoria Court, The Mall Blackburn 10.30am – 4.30pm
  • 21st Feb: Blackburn Film Club “Jubilee”, The Bureau, Victoria St.  7.30pm
  • 22nd Feb: Lunchtime Recital by Ashley Mellor from Tewksbury Abbey, Blackburn Cathedral 1pm
  • 24th Feb: Rime & Grime with Tinchy Stryder, Windsor Suite, King Georges Hall 9pm
  • 24th Feb: Being in Creative Flow, Workshop, The Bureau, Victoria St, 7pm
  • 25th Feb: Get Crafty, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery, 12 -4pm
  • 25th Feb: Royal School of Church Music Area Festival, Choral Evensong & presentation of awards, Blackburn Cathedral 3.30pm
  • 25th Feb: JangleFest, Celebrating 20 years of Blowjangles, Blakeys Café Bar, King Georges Hall 7pm

Darwen Town Centre:

  • Until 10th March: Classic Collection, Exhibition of old masters reproduced by Anthony Rodshaw, Darwen Library
  • 20th Feb: Meet the Author – Philip Caine, Darwen Library 2pm
  • 21st Feb: Film “Billy Elliot” (15) Darwen Library Theatre 2pm
  • 24th Feb: Songs from the Woods, Old England Kiosk, Sunnyhurst Woods 8pm
  • 25th Feb: The Soul Train, Darwen Library Theatre 7pm
  • 26th Feb: Wedding Fair, Olde England Kiosk, Sunnyhurst Woods 11am -4pm

Other events around the borough:

  • 22nd Feb: Talk “Stakes Hall” by Christine Parkinson, Mill Hill Library 2pm
  • 22nd – 25th Feb: Blackburn Gilbert & Sullivan Society present “Iolanthe”, Thwaites Empire Theatre, 7.30pm
  • 22nd Tea Dance, The Barlow, Edgworth 2pm
  • 24th Feb: Ride Social, Down to Downham, 29.9 mile cycle ride (Adults Only) Meet at the bottom of Pleckgate Road 9.45am
  • 25th Feb: Exploring Elgar workshop “The Dream of Gerontius” with Blackburn Music Society, Croston Theatre, Westholme School 10am
  • 25th Feb: Blackburn Hawks V Telford Tigers, Silverblades Ice Arena, Blackburn 5.45pm
  • 25th Feb: An Evening of Football Talk,  Q&A with David Dunn & Brett Ormerod, in aid of Child Action NW, The Blues Bar, Ewood Park, 6.30pm
  • 25th Feb: Spot On Rural Touring present The Odyssey (Greek Stuff), The Dog Inn, Belthorn 8pm
  • 26th Feb: Wedding Open Day, Wellbeing Farm, Edgworth 2pm -5pm

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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