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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 or keep up to date by joining our mailing list.

Event Highlights

Lunchtime Organ Recital

Lunchtime Organ Recital

Lunchtime concerts at Blackburn Cathedral take place at 1pm on Wednesdays throughout the year featuring the Cathedral's internationally renowned...

Don Banks Afternoon Show

Don Banks Afternoon Show

Don 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...

Martin Roscoe Piano Recital

Martin Roscoe Piano Recital

On 6th May 2015, Westholme School and Ribble Valley International Piano Week are invite you their launch Concert - a great opportunity to hear the...

  • 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 Don Banks Afternoon ShowDon Banks Afternoon Show 06/05/2015Don 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 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 Music Society Summer ConcertBlackburn Music Society Summer Concert 13/06/2015Magnificat - Pergolesi Gloria - Vivaldi Ave Verum - Mozart Laudate Dominum - Mozart Romancero Gitano - Tedesco Blackburn Cathedral 7.30pm.

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May 2015

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