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New Blackburn Heritage Trail

New Blackburn Heritage Trail

download a copy of this NEW Heritage Trail & explore the hidden history of Blackburn

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

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,...

BYZ Strongest Man/Woman Competition

Strongest Man/Woman Competition

Blackburn Youth Zone is holding their annual Strongman/Strongwoman contest on Saturday, 5th of September 2015. The Strongman/Strongwoman event is...

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 Strongest Man/Woman Competition Strongest Man/Woman Competition 05/09/2015Blackburn Youth Zone is holding their annual Strongman/Strongwoman contest on Saturday 5th of September. The contest is held every year in Blackburn’s Town Centre, for members of the Youth Zones to go head-to-head in a series of challenges.

Latest News

September 2015

August 2015

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