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There are lots of events planned for 2016

There are lots of events planned for 2016

...it's going to be another busy year! Keep up to date on our What's On pages.

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...

Blackburn Peoples Choir

Blackburn People's Choir

Join Blackburn People’s Choir, with special guests,The Honour Choir, both led by Musical Director Jeff Borradaile, for a concert at Darwen Library...

Edwin Long’s 1881 painting ‘Diana or Christ?’

A painting as a War Memorial?

To mark the Centenary of the Battle of the Somme, Blackburn with Darwen is holding a series of events across the Borough. A free public talk on...

  • Thumbnail for A painting as a War Memorial? A painting as a War Memorial? 01/07/2016To mark the Centenary of the Battle of the Somme, Blackburn with Darwen is holding a series of events across the Borough.A painting as a War Memorial? Diana or Christ, free talk in Blackburn Museum and Art Gallery. 2pm – 3:30pm Places are limited.
  • Thumbnail for Paul Sinha Paul Sinha 02/07/2016Critically acclaimed, award-winning stand-up comedian, Paul Sinha, is coming to Darwen Library Theatre on 2nd July 2016, with his brand new show, Postcards from the Z List. 8pm

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