What’s on in & around Blackburn & Darwen from Monday, 19th September to Sunday, 25th September 2016

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 www.visitblackburn.co.uk or contact Blackburn Visitor Centre tel: 01254 688040/ email: visit@blackburn.gov.uk

Blackburn Town Centre:

Until 21st Oct: Nightsafe Homeless Series, Photography Exhibition by Caroline Guthrie, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery, Wednesday — Saturday 12 – 4.45pm

21st Sept: Finds Identification Day, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery 12 -2pm

21st Sept: Lunchtime Recital by Marc Murray from York University, Blackburn Cathedral 1pm

21st Sept: Alf Wright’s Afternoon Variety Show, Windsor Suite, King Georges Hall 2pm

21st Sept: Cotton Exchange/Apollo Cinema, Public Consultation, look at plans & give your opinions, King William St. 2pm -8pm. Tours at 2pm & 6pm, short talk by Architects 3pm & 7pm.

24th Sept: Get Crafty, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery 12-4pm

24th Sept: Chairmen of the Board & Soul Night, King Georges Hall/ Blakeys Café Bar 9pm -3am

24th Sept: Queen Esque, Holy Trinity Church, 8pm

Darwen Town Centre:

Until 25th Sept: Exhibition of Needle Felt by Sharon Saul, Sunnyhurst Wood Visitor Centre, Thurs —Sun 1pm to 4.30pm

19th Sept: Talk by author Dan Micklethwaite, Darwen Library 2pm

20th Sept: “Saturday Night & Sunday Morning” Blackburn Film Club, The Bureau 7pm

22nd Sept: National Theatre Live “The Threepenny Opera”, Darwen Library Theatre 7pm

Other Events around the Borough:

19th Sept: Skyride, Pedal Around the Park, 2 hour cycle ride, meet Witton Park Cycle Centre 2pm

20th to 24th Sept: “Steel Magnolias” Blackburn Arts Club, Gibraltar Street Theatre 7pm

20th Sept; Friends of Turton Tower: Meet The Artist  -Dr Aruna Mene, Chetham Arms, Chapeltown 7.30pm

21st Sept: Ann Breen, Thwaites Empire Theatre 7.30pm

21st Sept: Skyride, Towpath Trails, 12 mile cycle ride, meet Witton Park Cycle Centre 10am

21st Sept: Skyride, Pedal Around the Park, 2 hour cycle ride, meet Witton Park Cycle Centre 1pm

22nd Sept: Showtime Spectacular, Thwaites Empire Theatre 7.30pm

23rd to 25th Sept: Edgworth Real Ale Festival, The Barlow, Edgworth 12 -11pm Fri/Sat & 12 -4pm Sun

23rd Sept: Skyride, Pedal Around the Park, 2 hour cycle ride, meet Witton Park Cycle Centre 1pm

24th Sept: Kiera Weathers & Friends, Thwaites Empire Theatre 7.30pm

24th Sept: Blackburn Rovers Stadium Tour, Ewood Park 11am (01254 508110 to book)

24th Sept: The World in a Box — A Spanish Guitar Adventure, with Howard Haigh, Dog Inn, Belthorn 8pm

25th Sept: Big Walkies, RSPCA sponsored dog walk, Witton Country Park 10am

25th Sept: Launch of The West Pennine Way, 10am Peel Tower & 2pm Turton Tower.