What’s on Monday, 23rd November 2015 to Sunday 29th November 2015

Published Friday 20 November 2015 at 12:00

Here’s our list of events in & around Blackburn & Darwen from Monday, 23rd November 2015 to Sunday, 29th November 2015

Don’t Forget: Darwen Christmas Lights Switch On with X Factor’s Max Stone & Josh Daniels plus lot of other performers, Saturday, 21st November, Darwen Town Square, starting from 4pm & the Christmas Lights turned on at 7pm.

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 www.visitblackburn.co.uk or contact Blackburn Visitor Centre tel: 01254 688040/ email: visit@blackburn.gov.uk

Blackburn Town Centre:

  • 24th Nov: A lecture by Lord Dannett, “The First World War – The War to End War or Unfinished Business?” Blackburn Cathedral 7.30pm
  • 24th Nov: Blackburn Local History Society “The visit of King James I to Hoghton Tower” Talk by Marion Mc Donald, Blackburn Library 7.30pm
  • 24th Nov: Ghost, Murder & Mystery Tour with Simon Entwistle, meet Blackburn Rail Station 7pm
  • 24th Nov: Blackburn Film Club “Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown” The Bureau 7.30pm
  • 25th Nov: Community Living Room, Short Film Making, Blackburn Library 10am
  • 25th Nov: Coffee Morning & Slide Show by Mike Jay, Blackburn Library 10.30pm
  • 25th Nov: Lunchtime Recital, with Angela Hicks (Soprano) & Toby Carr (Theorbo) Blackburn Cathedral 1pm
  • 25th Nov: Afternoon Variety Show, Windsor Suite, King Georges Hall 2pm
  • 25th Nov: Steel Pan Band Community Sessions, The Bureau, 4pm
  • 26th Nov: Community Music Ensemble, The Bureau 4.30pm
  • 26th Nov: Community Living Room, Art & Drawing, Blackburn Library 10am
  • 26th Nov: The Dreamboys, King Georges Hall, 8pm
  • 26th Nov: Late Night Shopping, The Mall Blackburn until 8pm
  • 27th Nov: Celebrate Lancashire Day at Blackburn Market with music by Chokinfeckle throughout the day,
  • 27th Nov: Beardyman: One Album per Hour, Windsor Suite, King Georges Hall 8pm
  • 28TH Nov: Get Crafty, Arts & Crafts, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery 12-4pm
  • 28th Nov: UK Subs, Windsor Suite, King Georges Hall 7pm
  • 28th Nov: An Evening with Noel Fielding, King Georges Hall 8pm
  • 28th & 29th Nov: Fashion & Beauty Weekend with Liz Kershaw & Emma Jesson, The Mall Blackburn
  • 29th Nov: Blackburn Market Sunday Opening 10.30am -4.30pm
  • 29th Nov: Lantern Making Workshop, create a paper & willow lantern for the Blackburn Festival of Light Lantern Parade in December, The Bureau 10am-4pm
  • Until 24th Dec: The Ice Palace will be open every day, with Santa & friends at The Mall Blackburn
  • until 6th Feb: Blackburn Artist’s Open Exhibition, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery (Wed – Sat 12 -4.45pm)
  • Until 28th Nov: Sam Bahia, Art Exhibition, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery (Mon –Sat 12 -4.45pm)

Darwen Town Centre:

  • 23rd Nov: Community Living Room, make your own Christmas stamps & cards, Darwen Library 10am
  • 27th Nov: The Houghton Weavers at Christmas 40th Anniversary, Darwen Library Theatre 7.30pm
  • 28th Nov: Coffee Morning & Darwen Ladies Choir, Darwen Library 10am
  • 28th Nov until 18th Dec: Exhibition of Natural History Photos by Hubert Senior, Darwen Library.
  • Until 6th Dec: NW Federation of Art Societies Exhibition, Sunnyhurst Woods Visitor Centre 01254 66976 for opening times

Other Events around the Borough:

  • 24th Nov: Community Living Room, make your own Christmas stamps & cards, Mill Hill Community Centre 10am
  • 25th to 28th Nov: Blackburn Drama Club presents “A Bolt from the Blue” Thwaites Empire Theatre 7.30pm
  • 25th Nov: Skyride Cycle Ride, Towpath Trails (8 miles) Witton Cycle Centre 10am
  • 27th Nov: Christmas Lights Switch On, St Annes, Chapeltown, 6pm
  • 27th Nov: Christmas Lights Switch On, Barlow Institute, Edgworth 6.30pm
  • 28th Nov: Blackburn Rovers V Sheffield Wednesday, Ewood Park 3pm
  • 28th  & 29th  Nov: Christmas Experience, Wellybobs Farm, Roman Road, Darwen, Various Times.
  • 28th & 29th Nov: Turton Tower Gift Shop open 10am to 4pm

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: visit@blackburn.gov.uk

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