BwD events (w/c 11th November 2019)

Here’s the list of events in & around Blackburn & Darwen from Monday, 11th November 2019 to Sunday, 17th November 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 25th July 2020: V&A; William Morris Wallpaper, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery, Wednesday – Saturday 12noon -4:45pm
Until 9th Dec: Festival of Light: Street Band Workshops, The Bureau Centre for the Arts, Penny Street (Mondays 5:30pm -7:30pm)
Until 21st Nov: Paint The Town Exhibition, The Bureau Centre for the Arts, Penny Street
11th Nov -30th Nov: Two Halves of the Same Coin, Blackburn Central Library (Exhibition opens Monday 11th November 12noon, Mondays 10am -7pm, Tuesday – Friday 10am -5pm, Saturday 10am -2pm)
11th Nov: Remembrance Concert, King George’s Hall 7pm
11th Nov: Street Band Workshop, The Bureau Centre for the Arts, Penny Street 5:30pm -7:30pm
11th Nov: Stilt Walking and Led Poi Dance Workshops, The Bureau Centre for the Arts, Penny Street (Led Poi Dance 4:30pm -6pm, Stilt Walking 6pm -7:30pm)
12th Nov -14th Nov: Weaving & Wisdom, Blackburn Exchange, King William Street (Tuesday 11am -5pm, Wednesday 9am -3pm, Thursday 3pm -9pm)
12th Nov: The Oddfellows, The Salvation Army, Vicar Street 12noon
12th Nov: Emojinal Health: Children’s Charity Concert, King George’s Hall 6pm
12th Nov: Fire Dance Sessions, The Bureau Centre for the Arts, Penny Street 7pm -8:30pm
13th Nov: Lunchtime Recital, Blackburn Cathedral 1pm
13th Nov: Artburn, The Making Rooms, Exchange Street 4:30pm -6:30pm
14th Nov: Exhibition by Azraa Motala, Prism Contemporary, 14 Lord Street West (Opening Night: Thursday 14th November 6pm -8pm)
14th Nov: Friends of Blackburn Museum Annual General Meeting, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery, 2pm
15th Nov: From The Jam, King George’s Hall 7pm
16th Nov -17th Nov: Lantern Making Workshops, The Bureau Centre for the Arts, Penny Street (Saturday 2pm -6pm, Sunday 1pm -5pm)
16th Nov: ‘Get Crafty’ Free Arts & Crafts Sessions, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery 12noon -4pm
16th Nov: Let’s Make at Blackburn Market: Christmas Magic Show & Caricatures 12noon -2pm
16th Nov: Lantern Making Workshop, Blackburn Market 11am -2pm
16th Nov: Adam Ant, King George’s Hall 7:30pm

Darwen Town Centre: 
12th Nov: An Illustrated Talk on “Dirty Darwen” by Tony Foster, Darwen Heritage Centre, Railway Road 7pm -9pm
14th Nov: 42nd Street The Musical; Liven Screening from Theatre Royal, Darwen Library Theatre, Knott Street 1:30pm & 6:30pm
15th Nov: Henry Paker, Darwen Library Theatre, Knott Street 8pm
16th Nov: Let’s Make at Darwen Market: The Greatest Show 12noon -2pm
16th Nov: Darwen Christmas Light Switch On, Darwen Market Hall & Darwen Market Square 3pm -8pm

Other Events around the Borough:
12th Nov: Blackburn Flower School: Platted Hand Tied, St Marks Club, Preston Old Road 7pm -8:30pm
13th Nov: AgeUK Present: “Summer Holiday”, Blackburn Empire Theatre 1:30pm
13th Nov: Community Voices Event, Newfield Drive, Blackburn 6pm -9pm
15th Nov: Winter Fashion Show, Revidge Fold United Reform Church, Shear Brow 7pm
15th Nov: The Rod Stewart Songbook, Blackburn Empire Theatre 7:30pm
16th Nov: Spot On Rural Touring Group Present: The Scrooge Diaries, Tockholes Village Hall, Tockholes, Darwen 7pm
16th Nov: Dean Taylor Productions Present: Sir Walter & His Queen, Turton Tower, Chapeltown Road, Turton 6:30pm
16th Nov: Coldplace, Blackburn Empire Theatre 7:30pm
17th Nov: Blackburn Rovers Stadium Tour, Ewood Park 11am
17th Nov: Blackburn Hawks vs Billingham Stars, Blackburn Ice Arena, Lower Audley Street 5:30pm

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: