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Blackburn Empire Theatre

Blackburn Empire Theatre

Contact Information

Aqueduct Road

Tel: 01254 685500

The Blackburn Empire Theatre is the new name for the Thwaites Empire Theatre. Over the years, it was known as the Electric Light Theatre, the Barn, the Empire, the Red Brick, the Thwaites Theatre, the Thwaites Empire Theatre  and now, finally the Blackburn Empire Theatre. The Theatre has a packed events calendar with performances and activities to suit all the family, opera, musicals, comedy and much, much more. 

Road Directions

On the A666 at Ewood, close to Blackburn Rovers FC between Blackburn and Darwen.From M65 Junction 4 follow signs A666 Blackburn. The Theatre is just after Ewood Park football stadium.

Public Transport Directions

Nearest railway station is: Blackburn (Northern Rail). There is a regular bus service from Blackburn Town Centre  & Darwen.

Contact Blackburn Visitor Centre for further information on public transport 01254 688040. For information out of normal office hours contact Traveline 0871 200 2233 or National Rail 03457 484950

Opening Times

1 Jan 2020 to 31 Dec 2020


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