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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

Wind in the Willows

Wind in the Willows

Award-nominated Immersion Theatre and the critically-acclaimed Cambridge Touring Theatre join forces to present a spectacular musical adaptation of...

Tales from a Gypsy Caravan

Tales from a Gypsy Caravan

On 9th April 2015 at Thwaites Empire Theatre, Pendle Productions Theatre Company roll into Ewood with their production ‘Tales from a Gypsy Caravan’,...

An Evening with Ann Breen

An Evening with Ann Breen

Friday 10th April 2015 Ann has been involved in music all her life and continues to record and tour with her band throughout Ireland, Great...

  • Thumbnail for Cathedral Guided ToursCathedral Guided Tours 31/03/2015On the last Tuesday of the month George Kirby will take you on a guided tour of Blackburn Cathedral. Learn about the Cathedral's history & see some of the wonderful artifacts on display. The tours start at 2pm.
  • Thumbnail for Wind in the WillowsWind in the Willows 02/04/2015Award-nominated Immersion Theatre and the critically-acclaimed Cambridge Touring Theatre join forces to present a spectacular musical adaptation of the classic, "The Wind in the Willows" at Darwen Library Theatre on 2nd April 2015 from 2pm.
  • Thumbnail for Tales from a Gypsy Caravan Tales from a Gypsy Caravan 09/04/2015On 9th April 2015 at Thwaites Empire Theatre, Pendle Productions Theatre Company roll into Ewood with their production ‘Tales from a Gypsy Caravan’, a family production which shares the traditions and cultures of life discovered travelling.

Latest News

March 2015

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