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The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show

fabulous family show for Easter at King Georges Hall

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

Rime and Grime – Tinchy Stryder

Rime and Grime – Tinchy Stryder

Join King Georges Hall for the first “Rime and Grime” night in The Windsor Suite on Friday, 24th February 2017, featuring a live performance by...

Found In Blackburn

Found In Blackburn

Found in Blackburn is a Heritage Lottery Funded project, exploring Blackburn’s fascinating past and ideas for an exciting future through a series of...

Ga Ga - a Tribute to Queen

Ga Ga – A Tribute To Queen

GA GA are embarking on their 20th Anniversary Tour with a show packed with massive Queen hits spanning right across the legendary band’s back...

  • 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 Rime and Grime – Tinchy StryderRime and Grime – Tinchy Stryder 24/02/2017Join King Georges Hall for the first “Rime and Grime” night in The Windsor Suite, featuring a live performance by Tinchy Stryder. A night of the slickest urban cuts as well as some old school rap,RnB and Hip-Hop classics.
  • Thumbnail for Found In BlackburnFound In Blackburn 11/03/2017Found in Blackburn is a Heritage Lottery Funded project, exploring Blackburn’s fascinating past and ideas for an exciting future through a series of commissioned artworks. The project is leading up to one big final event to take place in various venues across Blackburn town centre on Saturday, 11th March 2017.
  • Thumbnail for Ga Ga – A Tribute To QueenGa Ga – A Tribute To Queen 11/03/2017GA GA are embarking on their 20th Anniversary Tour with a show packed with massive Queen hits. They will be performing at Darwen Library Theatre on Saturday, 11th March 2017 at 8pm. Tickets: £14 Advance/ £16 on the door.

Latest News

February 2017

  • A Taste of the Future21/02/2017

    An altogether new concept, bringing together some of the UK’s most exciting young Northcote chefs, allowing them to...

January 2017

  • Charity starts at The Mall Blackburn19/01/2017

    The Mall Blackburn is on the hunt for a proactive, not for profit organisation to become its Charity of the Year for 2017...

  • Contemplating a Legacy18/01/2017

    Artist Julia M. Swarbrick will be showcasing her incredible hand pulled prints created at Blackburn Museum starting this Saturday...

  • Transport and Parking in Blackburn and Darwen