BwD events – w/c 30th September 2019

Here’s the list of events in & around Blackburn & Darwen from Monday, 30th September 2019 to Sunday, 6th October 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
2nd Oct: Lunchtime Recital, Blackburn Cathedral 1pm
2nd Oct: ArtBurn, The Making Rooms, Exchange Street 4.30pm -6.30pm
3rd Oct – 3rd Nov: Aaron Dunleavy –Community Clothing, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery (Wednesday –Sunday 12noon -4:45pm)
3rd Oct – 3rd Nov: British Textile Biennial: Katab: Quilting Stories, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery (Wednesday – Sunday 12noon -4:45pm)
3rd Oct – 20th Oct: British Textile Biennial: Adidas Spezial Blackburn, The Exchange, King William Street (Monday – Friday 4pm -8pm, Saturday & Sunday 12noon -8pm)
4th Oct -3rd Nov: British Textile Biennial: Transform and Escape The Dogs, 50 -54 Church Street (Wednesday –Friday 4pm -8pm, Saturday & Sunday 12noon -8pm)
4th Oct -3rd Nov: British Textile Biennial: Cult | Culture | Subversion, Blackburn Cathedral Crypt & Prism Contemporary (Wednesday – Sunday 12noon -5pm)
4th & 5th Oct: Stick Man, King George’s Hall (Friday 1:30pm & 4:30pm, Saturday 11am & 2pm)
5th Oct: British Textile Biennial: Fabric Fun Palace, The Bureau Centre for the Arts, Penny Street 10am -4pm
5th Oct: Julia Swarbrick Workshop: Printmaking & Bookbinding, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery 10am -4pm
5th Oct: Get Crafty Arts & Craft Sessions, Blackburn Museum 12 -4pm
5th Oct: George’s Comedy Club, King George’s Hall 8pm
6th Oct: British Textile Biennial: Pockets of Resistance Masterclass with Katie Duxbury, The Bureau Centre for the Arts, Penny Street 10:30am -4:30pm
6th Oct: British Textile Biennial: Family Craft Session –Pockets for All, The Bureau Centre for the Arts, Penny Street 1pm
Darwen Town Centre: 
1st Oct: Placido Domingo 50th Anniversary Gala Evening, Darwen Library Theatre, Knott Street 7pm
2nd Oct: Afternoon Variety Show, Darwen Library Theatre, Knott Street 2pm
2nd Oct: Community Voices Event, Darwen Heritage Centre, Railway Road 6pm -9pm
4th Oct: Simply reRed, Darwen Library Theatre, Knott Street 7:30pm
5th Oct: Darwen Food Festival, Darwen Market Square 11am -8pm
5th Oct: Comedy Club, Darwen Library Theatre, Knott Street 7pm
Other Events around the Borough:
1st Oct: Age UK tea Dance, The Hawkshaw Suite, Darwen Masonic Hall 1:30pm -3:30pm
1st Oct: Blackburn Rovers vs Nottingham Forest, Ewood Park 7:45pm
2nd Oct: Turton Tower Guided Tour, Chapeltown Road, Turton 1pm -3pm
3rd Oct: Community Voices Event (Women Only), Little Harwood Community Centre 12noon -3pm
4th – 6th Oct: Edgworth Folk Festival, The Barlow, Bolton Road, Edgworth (Friday 7:30pm -11pm, Saturday 10:30am -11pm, Sunday 11am -4:30pm)
4th Oct: Electric Boots & Mohair Suits –Elton John The Show, Blackburn Empire Theatre 7:30pm
5th Oct: Blackburn Flower School –Wedding Floristry Workshop, St Marks Club, Preston Old Road, Blackburn 10:30am -3:30pm
5th Oct: Limehouse Lizzy, Blackburn Empire Theatre 7:30pm
6th Oct: Blackburn Hawks vs Solihull Barons, 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: