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.
- Hittites - A British Museum Exhibition 08/02/2014This special Exhibition at Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery, on loan from the British Museum, explores the ancient Anatolian people - The Hittites. The exhibition will be open from 8th February to 24th May 2014.
- George and the Dragon Arts Workshop 17/04/2014Workshops to make something for the parade ! As part of St.Georges Day celebrations a procession of knights and dragon puppets will leave from the Town Hall at 2.30pm on 26th April 2014.
- Martin Roscoe Piano Recital 01/05/2014Westholme School and Ribble Valley International Piano Week invite you to come and hear international concert pianist Martin Roscoe perform at the Westholme Theatre on Thursday, 1st May 2014 .
- Blackburn & Darwen's Strongest Man 03/05/2014Come down and watch the areas biggest heavyweights lift all they can to take the title of Blackburn with Darwen's Strongest Man 2014! With lots of East Lancashire Hospice family fun stalls, fair rides and slides. Darwen Market Square from 10.30am
A team of community volunteers are pledging their support ahead of the Queen’s official visit on Thursday 17 th April by...
Community comes together as borough gears up for Queen’s visit
A team of community volunteers are pledging...
To mark the Her Majesty Queen’s visit, Blackburn Museum and Art Gallery is displaying our collection of Maundy Money.
New Rebound Cafe Opens in Blackburn04/04/2014
Rebound's Coffee shop opened on Town Hall Street, Blackburn yesterday after months of hard work from the staff there.
Love Craft opens new shop in Blackburn02/04/2014
LoveCraft Lancashire opens exciting new handmade shop in Blackburn town centre.
Successful event organisers LoveCraft...