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Explore our stunning countryside

Explore our stunning countryside

Hills & dales, moors & parks, long & short. There's something for everyone & all abilities.

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

Northern Soul - Film

Northern Soul - Film

Northern Soul is now showing at Cinemas & will be at Thwaites Empire Theatre on 29th May 2015 at 7.30pm Northern Soul is the story of a youth...

Norman Prince & Paul Johnston

Norman Prince & Paul Johnston

Norman Prince & Paul Johnston, an evening of Lancashire Music & Fun at Darwen Library Theatre on Friday 29th May 2015, 7.30pm start. Norman was...

Rogers Floyd - Pink Floyd Tribute Band

Rogers Floyd - Pink Floyd Tribute Band

Rogers Floyd are a tribute band in honour of the mighty Pink Floyd & will be performing at Thwaites Empire Theatre on 30th May 2015 at 7.30pm The...

  • Thumbnail for Half Term Get CraftyHalf Term Get Crafty 27/05/2015Come and join us at Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery for Ancient Egyptian, Roman and Viking themed ‘Get Crafty’ this May half-term -Wednesday to Saturday, 27th to 30th May 2015 from 12 to 4pm.
  • Thumbnail for Norman Prince & Paul JohnstonNorman Prince & Paul Johnston 29/05/2015Norman Prince & Paul Johnston, an evening of Lancashire Music & Fun at Darwen Library Theatre on Friday 29th May 2015, 7.30pm start.
  • Thumbnail for Don Banks Afternoon ShowDon Banks Afternoon Show 03/06/2015Don 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.
  • Thumbnail for Blackburn with Darwen Walking & Cycling Festival 2015Blackburn with Darwen Walking & Cycling Festival 2015 06/06/2015Blackburn with Darwen Walking & Cycling Festival 6th to 21st June 2015 A 16 day festival with over 30 walks, rambles & cycle rides. A great way to keep healthy, have fun & make new friends.

Latest News

May 2015

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