What’s on in Blackburn with Darwen – Monday,19th June to Sunday, 25th June 2017

Published Thursday 15 June 2017 at 11:23

Here’s our list of events in & around Blackburn & Darwen from Monday,19th June – Sunday, 25th June 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 19th August: India’s Gateway: Gujarat, Mumbai & Britain, Exhibition at Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery, Wednesday – Saturday 12 – 4.45pm
  • Until 28th Oct: Private Life of Books; exhibition by Edward Potten, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery, Wednesday – Saturday 12 -4.45pm
  • Until 30th June: “Capturing the Town’s Future on Canvas”, Art Exhibition by Catherine Hargreaves, 1st Floor, Blackburn Library
  • 14th -21st June: Blackburn College Annual Art and Design Degree show “Invading Space”, in Victoria Building & Blackburn Cathedral Crypt. Opens Wednesday; 14th June 6pm-9pm,  15th June – 20th June 10am -4pm & 21st June 10am -9pm (Please note: The Victoria Building will be closed on 17th &18th June)
  • 21st June: Alf Wright’s Variety Show, Windsor Suite, King Georges Hall, 2pm
  • 21st June: Lunchtime Recital by Giorgio Parolini from Italy, at Blackburn Cathedral 1pm
  • 22nd June: Blackburn with Darwen Festival of Voice 2017, King Georges Hall 7.30pm
  • 24th June: Make an Operation Style Game with Code Bug, The Making Rooms 10am
  • 24th June: Get Crafty, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery 12 -4pm
  • 24th June: India’s Gateway: Refugee Week Celebration Day, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery 1pm -4pm

Darwen Town Centre:

  • 22nd June: National Theatre Live “Salome”, Darwen Library Theatre 7pm
  • 23rd June: The Strawbs, Darwen Library Theatre 7.30pm

Other events around the borough:

  • 20th June: Ride Social, Gt Harwood & Rishton, 15 mile cycle ride, Meet Leo’s Carpets, Whalley New Rd. 6.30pm
  • 22nd -25th June: Corporation Park Fun Fair, Thurs/Fri 4pm -9.30pm, Sat 12 -9.30pm, Sunday 12 -7pm
  • 24th June: Duncan Heather.. “Is more than a Tenor”, Thwaites Empire Theatre 7.30pm
  • 25th June: Wedding open Day, Wellbeing Farm, Edgworth 2pm -5pm
  • 25th June: Music for a Summers Day with the A Cappella Singers, Sacred Heart Church, Preston New Road 2.30pm

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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