As well as some great little pubs and bars, Blackburn is also fast building a reputation for musical talent and has a thriving live music scene across a number of different venues in the town.
Darwen has its own vibrant scene with an ecletic blend of traditional pubs, lively chain bars and quirky independant haunts for you to whet your whistle.
The state-of-the-art, 10-screen Vue Cinema, part of the Townsmoor leisure park, is conveniently located just behind the railway station. Showing all the latest blockbusters and Bollywood hits, the multiplex also includes a speed bar and ice cream café.
Three great theatres ... King George’s Hall in the centre of Blackburn is one of the region’s premier live entertainment complexes, Thwaites Theatre just outside Blackburn Town Centre and Darwen Library Theatre, in the centre of Darwen Market Town also provide thrilling programmes of entertainment