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BwD events w/c 29th July 2019

Here’s our list of events in & around Blackburn & Darwen from Monday, 29th July 2019 to Sunday, 4th August 2019.

Please note that you may need to purchase tickets for some of the events below. To avoid disappointment, please contact the venues to make sure that there are still tickets/places available if you are planning to attend any of the events below. For more information see our web site or contact Blackburn Visitor Centre tel: 01254 688040/ email:

Blackburn Town Centre:
Until 31st August: Summer Holiday Club, Blackburn Youth Zone, Jubilee Street 8:30am -5:30pm
Until 1st September: Erin’s Place Pottery & Craft Studio, Victoria Court, The Mall (Monday -Saturday 9am -4pm, Sunday 11am -4pm)
Until 14th September: Industrialised: Art in Manufacturing, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery 12noon -4:45pm (Wednesday – Saturday 12 -4.45pm)
29th July -26th August: Street Band Workshops for the Summer Parade, The Bureau Centre for the Arts, Penny Street, Various Dates 5:30pm -7:30pm
29th July: Zoolab: Animal Handling Session, Blackburn Central Library 11am
29th July: Let’s Make at Blackburn Market: Magical Story Jars/Story Mixing Station, Blackburn Market 2pm -4pm
31st July -3rd August: ‘Get Crafty’ Free Summer Holiday Arts & Crafts Sessions Week 2, Theme: Superheroes, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery 12noon -4pm
31st July: Let’s Make at Blackburn Market: Crafty Corner – Upcycling, Blackburn Market 2pm -4pm
31st July: ArtBurn, The Making Rooms 4.30pm
2nd August: Baby Sensory, The Mall 11am -11:45am, 12:15pm -1pm
2nd August: Let’s Make at Blackburn Market: Magical Story Jars, Blackburn Market 2pm -4pm
2nd August: George’s Comedy Club, King George’s Hall 8pm
3rd August: Powertex with Peter: Clock Workshop, 61 Darwen Street, Blackburn 10am

Darwen Town Centre:
Until 31st July: 75th Anniversary of D-Day Exhibition, Darwen Heritage Centre, Railway Road (Wednesday 10am -12:30pm, Friday 10am -3pm, last Saturday of the month 11am -3pm)
29th July: Let’s Make at Darwen Market: Brian the Magician & Face Painting, Darwen Market 12noon -3pm
29th July: Zoolab: Animal Handling Session, Darwen Library 1:30pm
2nd August: Let’s Make at Darwen Market: Just Imagine Interactive Theatre Show: Superhero & Villain Takeover, Darwen Market 1pm -2pm
3rd August: Comedy Club, Darwen Library Theatre, Knott Street 8pm

Other Events around the Borough:
Until 1st September: Summer Family Activities with Re:Fresh, Witton Park Cycle Centre
29th July -25th August: BRFC Trust: Summer Holiday Activities. For full listings see
29th July -2nd August: Summer Academy: Musicals Week, Blackburn Empire Theatre 9:30am
29th July: Drama Lemurs: Drama Workshop (Ages 7-11), Feniscowles Community Hall 9am -3pm
29th July: OneRovers Open Day, Ewood Park 10am
30th July -2nd August: Blackburn Summer Theatre Week, QEGS, West Park Road, Blackburn
30th July: Drama Lemurs: Drama Workshop (Ages 4-6), Feniscowles Community Hall 10am -1pm
30th July: Free Story & Craft Sessions, Roman Road Library 2pm
31th July: Guided Tour of Turton Tower, Turton 1pm  01204 852203 to book.
31st July: Free Story & Craft Sessions, Cherry Tree Library 2pm
1st August:  Rovers Remembers Directors guest Lounge Ewood Park 10.30am
1st August -11th August: Mega Value Fun Park, Witton Country Park
1st August: Free Story & Craft Sessions, Mill Hill Community Centre 2pm
3rd August –
3rd August-4th August: Blackburn Arts Club Presents: Revolting Dirty Stew, The Clubhouse Theatre, Gibraltar Street 2pm & 7pm
3rd August Blackburn Rovers v Charlton 3pm Ewood Park
3rd August: Trash or Treasure, The Barlow, Edgworth 10am -1pm
3rd August: The Adventures of Lord Byron by Dennis Crompton: A Dean Taylor Production, Turton Tower 6pm
4th August: Ribble Valley Riding Club & Dog Show, Witton Country Park 9am -5pm
4th August: Fun Dog Show & Family Day, The Chetham Arms, Chapeltown, Turton 12noon
4th August: Rob Dobie Charity Cup 2019: Celebrity T20 Cricket Match for Motor Neurone Disease, Edgworth Cricket Club, Bolton Road, Edgworth 12noon

We try our best to keep up to date with what’s going on around the Borough but if you know of any other events please let us know so that we can add them to our listings. If you know of anyone else who would like to receive our weekly updates please email us their details: