To provide you with the best experience on this website, cookies are used. By using the site it's assumed that you're happy with our use of cookies. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. More info on cookies.
Allow cookies
Turton Tower

Turton Tower

Tuton Tower & the Victorian Tea Room will be opening on 7th March for the 2015season.

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

Game of Souls

Game of Souls

Friday 22nd May 2015 After meeting in a lesser part of hell, two demons decide to play a game of chess using humans as pieces, during which, they...

The Magic Of Matt Monro

The Magic Of Matt Monro

Saturday 23rd May 2015 Chris Ritchie and The Vegas! All Stars Show Band present A Celebration Of A British Legend. 2015 will be the 30th year of...

Darwen Live 2015

Darwen Live 2015

Now in it’s 16th year, Darwen Live has become a popular event on the local music festival circuit. 24th to 25th May 2015 This free festival is...

  • Thumbnail for Poppy Installation by Martin WatersPoppy Installation by Martin Waters 23/04/2015Blackburn Cathedral will be holding an Installation of Poppies from 23rd April to 27th May 2015 as part of their World War 1 Commemoration programme of events.
  • Thumbnail for Game of SoulsGame of Souls 22/05/2015'Game of Souls' is a comedy play with music about a game of chess between two demons using famous human beings as pieces in the real life situations. Thwaites Empire Theatre 7.30pm Tickets £14.50/£12.00
  • Thumbnail for Don Banks Afternoon ShowDon Banks Afternoon Show 03/06/2015Don 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 Blackburn with Darwen Walking & Cycling Festival 2015Blackburn with Darwen Walking & Cycling Festival 2015 06/06/2015Blackburn with Darwen Walking & Cycling Festival 6th to 21st June 2015 A 16 day festival with over 30 walks, rambles & cycle rides. A great way to keep healthy, have fun & make new friends.

Latest News

May 2015

April 2015

  • Transport and Parking in Blackburn and Darwen