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Blackburn Heritage Festival 2014

Blackburn Heritage Festival 2014

See history come alive in & around 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

Blackburn Beat 2014

Blackburn Beat 2014

Blackburn Beat, funded by Blackburn and Darwen Council, will take place on King William Street on 23rd August 2014, providing a free, full day of...

Utopia Reunion

Utopia Reunion

30th August 2014 UTOPIA will fill your dance shoes with not only your oldskool club classics, but your current club/house anthems to keep you on...

Darwen 1940's Day

Darwen 1940's Day

Darwen 1940's Day is on 30th August 2014 in Darwen Market Square. There’ll be various entertainment throughout the day including Linda Dee, Ricky...

  • Thumbnail for Their Story, Our Story: Resposes to Blackburn & Darwen in the Great WarTheir Story, Our Story: Resposes to Blackburn & Darwen in the Great War 07/06/2014Blackburn Museum and Art Gallery is working with students of Contemporary Textiles, Fashion and Interiors at University Centre at Blackburn College to produce an exhibition on themes of Conflict, Change and Memory.
  • Thumbnail for Blackburn Beat 2014Blackburn Beat 2014 23/08/2014 A new one day festival is to take place in Blackburn on 23rd August 2014 to celebrate the town and all it has to offer. Visitors will be treated to live music on the festival stage, whilst enjoying a tasty selection of local food & beers.
  • Thumbnail for Blackburn Festival 2014 Blackburn Festival 2014 06/09/2014We’re pleased to announce that Blackburn Festival will return to Witton Park on Saturday 6th September 2014. Heading up the main stage are Eastbourne alternative rockers Toploader.
  • Thumbnail for Fawlty Towers Dinner Show Fawlty Towers Dinner Show 12/09/2014Enjoy a three-course meal hosted by Basil Fawlty and spend a hilarious evening in the company of Basil, Sybil and Manuel. King Georges Hall 7.30pm Tickets: £35

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August 2014

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