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Whats On

Whats On

...keep up to date with our comprehensive guide to events in & around Blackburn & Darwen.

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 / 669187 or keep up to date by joining our mailing list.

Event Highlights

SpookTAZtic, Halloween Family Show


The outrageous Halloween family show SpookTAZtic will be at Thwaites Empire Theatre on 28th October 2016 at 7pm. Taz and Joni are two of...

The Meteors

The Meteors

The Meteors will be performing in the Windsor Suite at King Georges Hall on 28th October 2016 at 7pm.  The Meteors started thirty-five years ago...

Pop Up Movie Day

Pop Up Movie Day

Blackburn Market Host Spooktacular Event  Blackburn Market are inviting the community to the Halloween themed event which will see the hit...

  • Thumbnail for Catfish KeithCatfish Keith 28/10/2016Pioneering blues singer, songwriter and bottleneck slide guitarist Catfish Keith will be performing at Darwen Library Theatre on 28th October 2016 at 8pm. 
  • Thumbnail for SpookTAZticSpookTAZtic 28/10/2016The outrageous Halloween family show SpookTAZtic will be at Thwaites Empire Theatre on 28th October 2016 at 7pm. A high energy Halloween show full of magic and games for all the family with a couple of party dances thrown in.
  • Thumbnail for Bonfire Night at The ObservatoryBonfire Night at The Observatory 04/11/2016Start your November with a boom! Bonfire Night at The Observatory with firework extravaganza from 8pm. Plus Hog Roast, ice cream trailer, other outdoor food and drinks and indoor entertainment from 9pm onwards.£1 entry, Children are free and are welcome until 9pm.
  • Thumbnail for Ray QuinnRay Quinn 04/11/20164 Nov - A British singer/songwriter with a boundless talent for singing, dancing, acting and pretty much everything in between appearing at Darwen Library Theatre. VIP Package available, includes meet and greet and photo opportunity.

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