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The second National Festival of Making

The second National Festival of Making

will take place in Blackburn on Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th May, 2018.

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

Blackburn Drama Club

Are You Being Served? - Presented by Blackburn Drama Club

Blackburn Drama Club present "Are You Being Served?" a comedy by Jeremy Lloyd and David Croft at Blackburn Empire Theatre from Wednesday, 25th April...



*This event is SOLD OUT** James are proud to announce they will embark on a seven date UK tour in May. The tour will see the group re-visit...

Carpenters Gold

Carpenters Gold

See Carpenters Gold at Thwaites Empire Theatre on Friday, 1st June 2018 at 7.30pm. Tickets: £18.00  Carpenters Gold is the most authentic...

Latest News

April 2018

March 2018

  • Appeal launched for new statue08/03/2018

    International Women’s Day has been chosen to launch a funding campaign for new piece of public art in Blackburn to...

  • Blackburn & Darwen Town Centre Maps to download
  • Transport and Parking in Blackburn and Darwen