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Tenpin Blackburn

Tenpin Blackburn

New bowling centre opens on 27th March 2017

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

Festival of Making

Festival of Making: Makers Market

The first National Festival of Making will take place in Blackburn town centre on 6th & 7th May 2017. This is an opportunity to see, make and do as...

Festival of Making

Festival of Making:Fashion Doll Dressing

Fashion Doll Dressing in King George's Hall  on 6th & 7th May 2017 . This is a National Festival of Making event. Create your own fashion doll...

Festival of Making

Festival of Making: Sock It & See Sock Styling

Sock It & See Sock Styling in The Windsor Suite, King George's Hall  on 6th & 7th May 2017 . This is a National Festival of Making event. The...

  • Thumbnail for India’s Gateway; Gujarat, Mumbai & BritainIndia’s Gateway; Gujarat, Mumbai & Britain 18/02/201718 Feb - 15 July - India’s Gateway; Gujarat, Mumbai & Britain exhibition at  Blackburn Museum and Art Gallery from Saturday, 18th February to Saturday, 15th July 2017. India’s Gateway is an exhibition that traces the history of Gujarat and Mumbai as age-old centres of trade and migration.
  • Thumbnail for Festival of Making 2017 Festival of Making 2017 06/05/20176 - 7 May - The first National Festival of Making will take place in Blackburn. This is an opportunity to see, make and do for residents and visitors to Blackburn town centre as The Festival of Making takes over the streets with music, markets, street food, art, performance, tours, talks and above all, an eclectic mix of making experiences for everyone.
  • Thumbnail for Oklahoma presented by Blackburn Musical Theatre CompanyOklahoma presented by Blackburn Musical Theatre Company 08/05/2017Blackburn Musical Theatre Company presents Rodgers and Hammerstein’s "Oklahoma!" at Thwaites Empire Theatre from Monday, 8th May to Saturday, 13th May 2017.  Performances at 7.30pm. Tickets £12.00 

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