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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

Humble Boy - Blackburn Drama Club

Humble Boy - Blackburn Drama Club

4th March 2015 to 7th March 2015 Felix Humble returns to his family home following the death of his father to find his mother has thrown all his...

Reidy’s Exposure 2015

Reidy’s Exposure 2015

Reidys Exposure is a platform created to support undiscovered & unsigned original music with successful contestants going on to perform at King...

DLT Film Club: One Hundred Foot Journey

DLT Film Club: One Hundred Foot Journey

Darwen Library Theatre Film Club present: One Hundred Foot Journey on 10th March 2015 at 2pm. Hassan Kadam (Manish Dayal) is an extraordinarily...

  • Thumbnail for Humble Boy - Blackburn Drama ClubHumble Boy - Blackburn Drama Club 04/03/2015Felix Humble returns to his family home following the death of his father to find his mother has thrown all his father’s belongings away and is already planning to marry someone else. Thwaites Empire Theatre 7.30pm Tickets £9.00
  • Thumbnail for Lunchtime Organ RecitalLunchtime Organ Recital 04/03/2015Lunchtime 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 Wind in the WillowsWind in the Willows 02/04/2015Award-nominated Immersion Theatre and the critically-acclaimed Cambridge Touring Theatre join forces to present a spectacular musical adaptation of the classic, "The Wind in the Willows" at Darwen Library Theatre on 2nd April 2015 from 2pm.
  • Thumbnail for An Evening with Ann BreenAn Evening with Ann Breen 10/04/2015Ann has been involved in music all her life and continues to record and tour with her band bringing her blend of Irish, country and popular songs. Thwaites Empire Theatre 7.30pm £17.00

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February 2015

January 2015

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