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Community Carol Service & Festival of Light 2017

Blackburn Festival of Light

Contact Information

Blackburn Cathedral
Cathedral Close

Tel: 01254 688040

Blackburn's Community Carol Service &  Festival of Light will take place on Saturday, 16th December 2017.

The Community Carol Concert will take place at Blackburn Cathedral from 3.30pm with a special guest Reverand Kate Bottley & everyone is welcome to attend.

The Festival of Light 2017 will start at 4.30pm & is going to be bigger, better and brighter than ever before! 

Enjoy Fire Performers, street food & music. Follow the Lantern Parade around the Town Centre & watch the grand firework finale. 

(Timings are subject to confirmation nearer the time) 

Save the date & we'll add more information about this event as soon as we can. 

If you want to get involved in the Festival of Light Parade then there are going to be Lantern Making Workshops at The Bureau Centre for the Arts, Victoria Street, Blackburn on19th Nov, 26th Nov, 3rd Dec & 10th Decemeber 2017 from 11am -5pm. 


Road Directions

Follow signs to Blackburn town centre.  Contact Blackburn Visitor Centre for directions from where you live 01254 688040

Public Transport Directions

Blackburn has good public transport links with neighbouring towns.  For details of Public Transport contact Blackburn Visitor Centre 01254 669187 Alternatively, for public transport information out of our normal office hours contact: Travel Line: 0871 200 2233 (for bus services around the Lancashire area) National Rail Enquiries 03457 48 49 50

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Open Christmas

Open Christmas

16 Dec 2017


Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Free EventFree

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.



  • Christmas & New Year
  • Festival
  • Fireworks Event
  • Procession

Provider Preferences

  • In town/city centre

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  • On site parking
  • Transport and Parking in Blackburn and Darwen