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Cotton to Gold

Cotton to Gold

Exraordinary Collections of the Industrial North West at Blackburn Museum from 12th September

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

Don Banks Afternoon Variety Show

Don Banks Afternoon Show

Don Banks Afternoon Variety Show at Darwen Library Theatre on the first Wednesday of each month from 2pm to 4.30pm. Join us for a nostalgic trip...

Albert Dock, Liverpool

Saving a Century - Victorian Architecture Photography Exhibition

Photographic exhibition celebrating Victorian architecture comes to Blackburn  The Victorian Society’s free travelling exhibition, Saving a Century,...

Blackburn Rovers Zipwire

Blackburn Rovers Zipwire

** Unfortunately, this event has now been CANCELLED ** Are you ready to fly? Calling all daredevils…. Fancy taking part in the first ever zipwire...

  • Thumbnail for Lunchtime Organ RecitalLunchtime Organ Recital 01/01/2015Lunchtime concerts at Blackburn Cathedral take place at 1pm on Wednesdays throughout the year featuring the Cathedral's internationally renowned 1969/2002 Walker/Wood organ played by organists from the UK & futher afield.
  • Thumbnail for Don Banks Afternoon ShowDon Banks Afternoon Show 02/09/2015Don Banks Afternoon Variety Show at Darwen Library Theatre on the first Wednesday of each month from 2pm to 4.30pm. Join us for a nostalgic trip down memory lane back to those good olde days with a show packed with song & music.

Latest News

August 2015

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