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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.

Event Highlights

Lockdales Auctioneers

Antiques and Collectables Valuation Day

An antiques and collectables valuation event will be taking place soon in your area. The experts of Lockdales Auctioneers will be providing free...

Blackburn Symphony Orchestra

50th Anniversary Concert - Blackburn Symphony Orchestra

Blackburn Symphony Orchestra's 50th Anniversary Summer Concert on Saturday 11th July 2015, at Westholme School. BSO are delighted to welcome...

Darwen Pedal Car Grand Prix

Darwen Pedal Car Grand Prix 2015

On Sunday July 12th 2015 Darwen’s Pedal Car Grand Prix celebrates its 6th year. Each year the event gets bigger and better, attracting competitors...

  • Thumbnail for Larkin Poe in concert, + Lucy MayLarkin Poe in concert, + Lucy May 05/07/2015Roots-rock'n'soul group Larkin Poe in Concert at Darwen Library Theatre on Sunday, 5th July 2015 at 7pm. Country singer Lucy May will be supporting Larkin Poe. Tickets: £16
  • Thumbnail for Antiques and Collectables Valuation DayAntiques and Collectables Valuation Day 07/07/2015An antiques and collectables valuation event will be taking place soon in your area. The experts of Lockdales Auctioneers will be providing free valuations to the public on Tuesday 7th July 2015, 10am-3pm, at King George’s Hall.
  • Thumbnail for DLT Film Club Presents: Into the WoodsDLT Film Club Presents: Into the Woods 04/08/2015On 4th August 2015 Darwen Library Theatre Film Club present: Into the Woods (cert PG) at 2pm. Tickets £3.00
  • Thumbnail for Don Banks Afternoon ShowDon Banks Afternoon Show 05/08/2015Don Banks Afternoon Variety Show at Darwen Library Theatre on the first Wednesday of each month from 2pm to 4.30pm. Join us for a nostalgic trip down memory lane back to those good olde days with a show packed with song & music.

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