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BwD events (w/c 5th August 2019)

Here’s the list of events in & around Blackburn & Darwen from Monday, 5th August 2019 to Sunday, 11th 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 www.visitblackburn.co.uk or contact Blackburn Visitor Centre tel: 01254 688040/ email: visit@blackburn.gov.uk.

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)
Until 26th August: Street Band Workshops for the Summer Parade, The Bureau Centre for the Arts, Penny Street, Various Dates 5:30pm -7:30pm
5th August -25th August: Active August Challenge 2019, The Mall, Blackburn. See https://www.themall.co.uk/blackburn for details
5th August: Let’s Make at Blackburn Market: Just Imagine Drama Workshop, Blackburn Market 2pm -4pm
7th August -10th August: ‘Get Crafty’ Free Summer Holiday Arts & Crafts Sessions Week 3, Theme: Crowns & Hats, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery 12noon -4pm
7th August: Baby Sensory, The Mall 11am -11:45am, 12:15pm -1pm
7th August: Magic Show with Marc Dominic, Blackburn Central Library, 11am
7th August: Let’s Make at Blackburn Market: Magical Story Jars/Story Making Station, Blackburn Market 2pm -4pm
7th August: ArtBurn, The Making Rooms 4.30pm
8th August: Night at the Museum 10, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery 7:30pm
9th August: Let’s Make at Blackburn Market: Brian the Magician & Face Painting, Blackburn Market 2pm -4pm
10th August -11th August: Extinct & Endangered Creatures –Free Summer Parade Costume Workshops, The Bureau Centre for the Arts, Penny Street 10am -1pm, 2pm -5pm
10th August: Julia Swarbrick Art/Prints Workshop – Kitchen Lithography, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery 10am -4pm
10th August: Community Voices Event, Quaker Meeting House, Paradise Street 11am -1pm
11th August: Powertex with Peter: Journal Workshop, 61 Darwen Street, Blackburn 10am
11th August: Powertex with Peter: Plaque Workshop, 61 Darwen Street, Blackburn 2pm

Darwen Town Centre:
5th August: Let’s Make at Darwen Market: Magical Story Jars/Story Mixing Station, Darwen Market 12noon -3pm
7th August: Magic Show with Marc Dominic, Darwen Library 2pm
7th August: Afternoon Variety Show, Darwen Library Theatre 2pm
9th August: Let’s Make at Darwen Market: Crafty Corner & Hat Making, Darwen Market 12noon -3pm
10th August: Darwen 1940’s Day, Darwen Market Square 10am -4pm

Other Events around the Borough:
Until 1st September: Summer Family Activities with Re:Fresh, Witton Park Cycle Centre
Until 11th August: Mega Value Fun Park, Witton Country Park
Until 25th August: BRFC Trust: Summer Holiday Activities. For full listings see www.brfctrust.co.uk
5th August -9th August: Summer Football & Activity Camps, Ewood Park 9am -3pm, for more details see www.brfctrust.co.uk
5th August -9th August: Summer Academy: Movie Week, Blackburn Empire Theatre 9:30am
5th August -9th August: ADA Performing Arts Summer Theatre Week, The Barlow, Edgworth 9:30am -3:30pm
5th August: Free Story & Craft Sessions: Awesome Aliens, Cherry Tree Library 2pm
5th August: Monday Club Variety Show, Blackburn Empire Theatre 2pm
6th August: Free Story & Craft Sessions: Awesome Aliens, Roman Road Library 2pm
7th August: Guided Tour of Turton Tower, Turton 1pm, 01204 852203 to book.
8th August: Free Story & Craft Sessions: Awesome Aliens, Mill Hill Library 2pm
9th August: Folk at The Barlow Summer Showcase, The Barlow, Bolton Road, Edgworth 8pm
10th August: Elvis Remembered, Blackburn Empire Theatre 7:30pm
11th August: Sunnyhurst in Bloom Garden Competition & Garden Party, Darwen Tennis Club/Community Centre, Sunnyhurst Lane, Darwen 12noon -5pm

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: visit@blackburn.gov.uk.