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BwD Events w/c 17th June 2019

Here’s thye list of events in & around Blackburn & Darwen from Monday, 17th June 2019 to Sunday, 23rd June 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:

Local Events

21st June Ewood Community Association & Cllrs Ward Surgery Strikers Lounge Ewood Park entry via Blues Bar

Town Centre:

Until 28th June: The Degree Show, Victoria Building, Blackburn College

18th -20th June: “Escape to Safety” Exhibition, South Transept, Blackburn Cathedral

18th -22nd June: Blackburn Children’s Reading Festival, King George’s Hall

18th June: An Evening with the Artists & Book Signing, Liz n Lil’s, Northgate 7pm -10pm

19th June: Lunchtime Recital, Blackburn Cathedral 1pm -2pm

19th June: ArtBurn, The Making Rooms, Exchange Street 4:30pm -6:30pm

19th -20th June: Children’s Literature Festival Workshops, Blackburn Cathedral

20th June: Youth Ambassador Project Launch, Blackburn Youth Zone, Jubilee Street 4:30pm -6:30pm

20th June: Rich Hall, King George’s Hall 8pm

21st June: Last Choir Singing County Final, King George’s Hall 6pm

22nd June: Make-A-Start: CNC Router Signage, The Making Rooms, Exchange Street 10am -3pm

23rd June: Summer Picnic, Blackburn Cathedral 12:30pm -2:30pm

23rd June: Singalonga: The Greatest Showman, King George’s Hall 1pm

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)

19th June: Refugee Week: Journey to Peace, Central URC, Duckworth Street 10:30am -1pm

19th June: Film: Mary Queen of Scots, Darwen Library Theatre, Knott Street 2pm

19th June: Summer Evening Nature Walk, Bold Venture Park 7pm

19th June: Flower School Darwen: Crates of Summer Flowers, Dolly’s Tea Room 7pm -8:30pm

20th June: Stephen Lightbown: Only Air, Darwen Library Theatre, Knott Street 7:30pm

22nd June: Darwen Ladies Choir’ Summer Concert with Darwen Brass Band, St Peter’s Church 7:30pm

Other Events around the Borough:

19th June: Blackburn Rovers Stadium Tour, Ewood Park 11am

19th June: Turton Tower Guided Tour, Chapeltown Road, Turton 1pm

21st June: Folk at The Barlow: Mary Humphries & Anahata, The Barlow, Bolton Road, Edgworth 8pm

21st -22nd June: Bernese: Dance Fusion 2019, Blackburn Empire Theatre (Friday 21st 7pm, Saturday 22nd 1:30pm, 7pm)

22nd June: Restricted Rocks Tribute Festival, Witton Country Park 2pm -11pm

22nd June: Art Exhibition: “A New Vision: The New Generation”, The Barlow, Bolton Road, Edgworth 10am -3:30pm

22nd June: Whitehall Park Community Summer BBQ, Rose Garden, Whitehall Park, Darwen 1pm -7:30pm

22nd June: Ghost Tour at Turton Tower, Chapeltown Road, Turton 6:30pm -9pm 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: