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Welcome to Blackburn & Darwen

Welcome to the official website guide to Blackburn and Darwen. 

Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Important Update: (15/07/2020)

During these challenging times Blackburn with Darwen businesses and attractions are following government advice & are starting to reopen. We recommend that you call any of the businesses or attractions detailed on this website to ensure that they are open before you visit and to avoid disappointment. 

For details of Council run venues that are affected please Click Here.

It is paramount that we all continue to follow advice from the Government and Public Health England. 

For more information contact Blackburn Visitor Centre  by emailing  .

Event Highlights

Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery

Museum on the Market

Museum on the Market Blackburn Museum comes to Blackburn Market for 3 weeks between April and May 2021. A pop up featuring different themes each…

Josh Widdicombe

Josh Widdicombe

See Josh Widdicombe at King Georges Hall on Monday 12th May 2021 at 8pm. Tickets £21.50 Age Guidance: 14+ Tour extended due to phenomenal…

I Can't Believe It's Not Buddy

I Can't Believe It's Not Buddy

*All tickets for the original date will be valid for the new show.* Buddy Holly & The Crickets are brought back to life, as they looked and…

Latest News

March 2021

  • Press Release of (RE)VIEW22/03/2021

    (RE)VIEW is the culminating group project by five emerging artists; Amelia Baron, Christian Bell, Susan Brazendale, Francis…

  • Transport and Parking in Blackburn and Darwen
  • Blackburn & Darwen Town Centre Maps to download