To provide you with the best experience on this website, cookies are used. By using the site it's assumed that you're happy with our use of cookies. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. More info on cookies.
Allow cookies
Cafe Northcote

Cafe Northcote

- a Cafe created just for you, now open in Cathedral Square.

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

Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery Exhibition

Blackburn Rave Culture 89 – 90 Exhibition

Blackburn Rave Culture 89-90 Exhibition 23rd June to 13th August 2016 at Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery.  An exploration of the music, culture...

Mega Value Fun Park

Mega Value Fun Park

The Mega Value Fun Park is at Witton Park for the first time ever from Thursday 21st July Until Sunday 31st July 2016 with over 15 fun rides and...

George Aspden Exhibition

George Aspden: Artist, Teacher, Model and Mask Maker

George Aspden: Artist, Teacher, Model and Mask Maker, an exhibition of the masks, models and pictures at  at Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery from 22nd...

  • Thumbnail for Dino Saw Us Pop Up MovieDino Saw Us Pop Up Movie 06/08/2016Join in the fun at Blackburn Market for an afternoon of your favourite Dinosaur movies on Saturday 6th August 2016. We will be showing The Good Dinosaur & Ice Age on our giant movie screen outside the Market on Church Street from 11.30am.
  • Thumbnail for Béatrice et BénédictBéatrice et Bénédict 09/08/2016Part of the Shakespeare400 celebrations. Love conquers all in Berlioz’s sparkling take on Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing, screened live at Darwen Library Theatre on 9th August 2016 at 6.30pm. 

Latest News

July 2016

June 2016

May 2016

  • Transport and Parking in Blackburn and Darwen