What’s on in Blackburn with Darwen: Monday 30th January to Sunday, 5th February 2017

Published Thursday 26 January 2017 at 17:04

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 4th Feb: Blackburn Artists Society Autumn Open Exhibition, 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
  • 31st Jan: Blackburn Local History Society “The Death of Captain Cook” talk by Steve Ragnall, Blackburn Library 7.30pm
  • 1st Feb: Lunchtime Recital by pupils of St Christopher’s CE High School, Blackburn Cathedral 1pm
  • 3rd Feb: Blackburn Classics 2016/17, The Hallé, King Georges Hall 7.30pm
  • 3rd Feb: Georges Comedy Club, Windsor Suite, King Georges Hall 8pm *SOLD OUT*
  • 4th Feb: Get Crafty, Arts & Crafts, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery, 12 -4pm
  • 4th Feb: Brighouse & Rastrick Band & Rossendale Ladies Choir, Blackburn Cathedral 7.30pm
  • 4th Feb: American Wrestling, King Georges Hall 7.30pm
  • 4th Feb: 1973 And All That, Bring your memorabilia for the year that Bowie came to Blackburn, presentation by Dr Toby Manning & films, The Bureau, Victoria St., 1 -5pm,

Darwen Town Centre

  • Until 17th Feb: Dales Depicted, Exhibition by Adrian Turner, Darwen Library
  • 1st Feb: Afternoon Variety Show, Darwen Library Theatre 2pm
  • 2nd Feb: National Theatre Live “Amadeus” (12A) Darwen Library Theatre 7pm
  • 4th Feb: Comedy Club, Darwen Library Theatre 8pm

Other Events around the borough

  • 31st Jan: “Meet the Artist – Gill Knott”, Friends of Turton Tower, Chetham Arms, Chapeltown 7.30pm
  • 1st Feb: Blackburn Rovers v Leeds United, Ewood Park 7.45pm
  • 3rd Feb: Ride Social, Jeffrey Hill & Dinkley, 21.9 mile cycle ride, meet Pleckgate Rd., Near the Knowles Arms 10am.
  • 4TH Feb: Breezing East: Blackburn to Accrington, 13 mile cycle ride, meet On Yer Bike Cycles, Whalley Road, 10am
  • 4th Feb: Trash & Treasure, The Barlow, Edgworth 10am -1pm
  • 4th Feb: Blackburn Rovers v QPR, Ewood Park 3pm
  • 4th Feb: Re –Take That, Thwaites Empire Theatre 7.30pm
  • 5th Feb: Blackburn Road Runners’ Winter Warmer, 10K & Junior 2K, Witton Park Athletics Track, 10K starts 11am & Junior 10K 10am
  • 5th Feb: Visit My Mosque, tours, exhibition, meet the Iman, refreshments, Masjid-E-Noorul Islam, Audley Range 12.30pm – 3.30pm
  • 5th Feb: Roy “Chubby” Brown, Thwaites Empire Theatre 7.30pm

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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