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New Blackburn Heritage Trail

New Blackburn Heritage Trail

download a copy of this NEW Heritage Trail & explore the hidden history of Blackburn

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

Pongo's Party

Pongo's Party

You are invited to...Marty MacDonald's Farm for Pongo's Party at Thwaites Empire Theatre on 29th August 2015 at 2pm. Tickets £8.00 With CBeebies’...

Don Banks Afternoon Variety Show

Don Banks Afternoon Show

Don 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...

Albert Dock, Liverpool

Saving a Century - Victorian Architecture Photography Exhibition

Photographic exhibition celebrating Victorian architecture comes to Blackburn  The Victorian Society’s free travelling exhibition, Saving a Century,...

  • Thumbnail for Lunchtime Organ RecitalLunchtime Organ Recital 01/01/2015Lunchtime concerts at Blackburn Cathedral take place at 1pm on Wednesdays throughout the year featuring the Cathedral's internationally renowned 1969/2002 Walker/Wood organ played by organists from the UK & futher afield.
  • Thumbnail for Don Banks Afternoon ShowDon Banks Afternoon Show 02/09/2015Don 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 Rovers ZipwireBlackburn Rovers Zipwire 05/09/2015Why not join Blackburn Youth Zone for this first ever zipwire at Blackburn Rovers Football Club on Saturday 5th September 2015. You’ll fly through the air above Blackburn’s famous football pitch for a thrilling 150 metres.

Latest News

August 2015

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