What’s on in Blackburn with Darwen: Monday 27th February to Sunday, 5th March 2017

Published Friday 24 February 2017 at 9:45

Here’s our list of events in & around Blackburn & Darwen from Monday 27th February to Sunday, 5th March 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
  • 28th Feb: Blackburn Film Club “Jubilee”, The Bureau, Victoria St. 7pm
  • 28th Feb: Conversation & Recent Discoveries in Lancashire’s History, a talk by Heather Davies for Blackburn Local History Soc., at Blackburn Library 7.30pm
  • 3rd March: Georges Comedy Club, Windsor Suite, King Georges Hall 8pm
  • 4th March: India’s Gateway: Printing Workshop with Julia Swarbrick (Over 16s), Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery 1pm -4pm (Booking essential)
  • 4th March: Get Crafty, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery, 12 -4pm

Darwen Town Centre:

  • Until 10th March: Classic Collection, Exhibition of old masters reproduced by Anthony Rodshaw, Darwen Library
  • 27th Feb: The Monstrum, Darwen Library Theatre 6.30pm
  • 1st March: Afternoon Variety Show, Darwen Library Theatre 2pm
  • 3rd March: Iron Bell, Darwen Library Theatre 7pm
  • 4th March: Justin Moorhouse “People & Feelings”, Darwen Library Theatre 8pm
  • 4th March: Colouring Puzzles & Games “World Book Day” Themed, Darwen Library10am -3.45pm

Other Events around the borough:

  • 27th Feb: Ride Social: To Houghton & back to Witton, 22.5 mile 16+ cycle ride, meet Witton Park main car park 9.45am
  • 28th Feb: Meet the Artist – Lyn Massey, Chetham Arms, Chapeltown 7.30pm
  • 28th Feb: Athena Strings, Westholme School Concert Series, Croston Theatre, Westholme School 7pm
  • 1st – 4th March: Blackburn Drama Club “Teechers”, Thwaites Empire Theatre 7.30pm
  • 2nd March: Arthur Rouse Lecture by Lucy Meacock “A Journalist’s Journey”, Croston Theatre Westholme School 6pm
  • 3rd – 5th March: Pop Up Restaurant by Eat Pennine, The Barlow, Edgeworth from 6pm (Booking essential)
  • 4th March: Trash & Treasure, The Barlow, 10am -1pm
  • 4th March: Blackburn Rovers v Wigan, Ewood Park 3pm
  • 5th March: Quirky Wedding Fair, Wellbeing Farm, Edgworth 12 -4pm
  • 5th March: Tom Jones Tribute, Thwaites Empire Theatre, 7.30pm
  • 5th March: Blackburn Hawks v Sutton Sting, Silverblades Ice Arena, Blackburn 5.45pm

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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