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Explore our stunning countryside

Explore our stunning countryside

Hills & dales, moors & parks, long & short. There's something for everyone & all abilities.

Welcome to Blackburn & Darwen

Welcome to the official website guide to Blackburn and Darwen. 
The borough is a vibrant, happening place to be with great food, good sport and a fashionable heritage as well as two town centres that are creative, entrepreneurial and entertaining places to be.

For more information  contact Blackburn Visitor Centre 01254 688040 or keep up to date by joining our mailing list.

Event Highlights

Utopia Reunion

Utopia Reunion

30th August 2014 UTOPIA will fill your dance shoes with not only your oldskool club classics, but your current club/house anthems to keep you on...

Darwen 1940's Day

Darwen 1940's Day

Darwen 1940's Day is on 30th August 2014 in Darwen Market Square. There’ll be various entertainment throughout the day including Linda Dee, Ricky...

Blackburn Festival 2014

Blackburn Festival 2014

Continuing the tradition of its predecessors Arts in the Park and Blackburn Mela, Blackburn Festival brings together the best performers and artists...

  • Thumbnail for Blackburn Festival 2014 Blackburn Festival 2014 06/09/2014We’re pleased to announce that Blackburn Festival will return to Witton Park on Saturday 6th September 2014. Heading up the main stage are Eastbourne alternative rockers Toploader.
  • Thumbnail for Fawlty Towers Dinner Show Fawlty Towers Dinner Show 12/09/2014Enjoy a three-course meal hosted by Basil Fawlty and spend a hilarious evening in the company of Basil, Sybil and Manuel. King Georges Hall 7.30pm Tickets: £35

Latest News

August 2014

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