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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

Jack & The Beanstalk.

Jack & The Beanstalk - Pantomime

Pendle Productions & Thwaites Empire Theatre present Jack & the Beanstalk - a "giant" of a pantomime, from 2nd December 2015 - 3rd January 2016...

Blackburn Music Society

Handel's Messiah - Blackburn Music Society

Blackburn Music Society will give their annual performance of Handel’s Messiah in Blackburn Cathedral on Saturday, 5th December 2015 at 7.00 pm...

Annual Christmas Concert

Annual Christmas Concert

Join the Darwen Library Theatre for an afternoon of Christmas music and carols Sunday 6th December 2015  at 1.30pm, with the award winning Blackburn...

  • Thumbnail for Don Banks Afternoon ShowDon Banks Afternoon Show 02/12/2015Don 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.
  • Thumbnail for Handel's Messiah - Blackburn Music SocietyHandel's Messiah - Blackburn Music Society 05/12/2015Blackburn Music Society will give their annual performance of Handel’s Messiah in Blackburn Cathedral on Saturday, 5th December 20154 at 7.00 pm. All tickets £12, free for under-19s,

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