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Tuesday, 22 June, 2021

Acid House Stories and Pop-Up Market – This week’s What’s On Guide

Blackburn Market hosts two new events this week. Flashback & Holme Street Markets.
Flashback on Friday takes a look at the Acid House Scene in Blackburn in the late 80s and Holme Street pop-up themed markets on Saturday & Sunday brings a range of new themed markets to Blackburn.

Blackburn Town Centre:

Until 25th July 2020: V&A; William Morris Wallpaper, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery, Wednesday – Saturday 12noon -4:45pm

Until 16th May: Holding the Vision, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery, Wednesday –Saturday 12noon -4:45pm

Until 5th Mar: Sculpture Exhibition – Harry Clayton-Mills, Prism Contemporary Gallery, Lord Street West

2nd Mar – 12th Mar: Blackburn Cathedral’s Music Outreach Present: Sing Together, King George’s Hall (Mon – Fri 6pm, Sat 5pm)

4th Mar: Lunchtime Recital, Blackburn Cathedral 1pm

5th Mar – 7th Mar: Henry Clayton-Mills: The Faith & The Fury Exhibition, Prism Contemporary Gallery, Lord Street West 12noon -4pm

5th Mar – 8th Mar: World Book Day Bonanza, The Mall Thursday (Thursday – Saturday 1.30pm to 5.30pm, Sunday 10am to 2pm)

6th Mar: International Women’s Day Event, The Bureau Centre for the Arts, Penny Street 10am -2pm

6th Mar: Julia Swarbrick: The Art of Linocutting, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery 10am -4pm

6th Mar: Flashback: Pop-Up Record Shop & Acid House Stories, Blackburn Market 11am -5pm

6th Mar: George’s Comedy Club, King George’s Hall 8pm

7th Mar: ‘Get Crafty’ Free Arts & Crafts for British Science Week; Dinosaurs & Bird Masks, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery, 12noon -4pm

7th Mar: ‘Get Crafty’ Free Arts & Crafts for British Science Week; Nature in the City, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery, 12noon -4pm

7th Mar: Macramé Plant Hanger Workshop, The Bureau Centre for the Arts, Penny Street 1pm -3:30pm

7th Mar: Collecting Dickens in Blackburn: Treasure & Mystery in the Collection of James Dunn, Blackburn Central Library 2pm

Darwen Town Centre: 

4th Mar: A Century of Darwen Weddings Exhibition, Darwen Heritage Centre, Railway Road

4th Mar: Afternoon Variety Show, Darwen Library Theatre, Knott Street 2pm

5th Mar: John Bramwell, Darwen Library Theatre, Knott Street 7pm

6th Mar: The Pete Wylie Show, Darwen Library Theatre, Knott Street 7:30pm

7th Mar: Comedy Club, Darwen Library Theatre, Knott Street 8pm

Other Events around the Borough:

2nd Mar: Monday Afternoon Variety Show, Blackburn Empire Theatre 2pm

4th Mar – 7th Mar: Blackburn Arts Club Presents: Prescription for Murder, Clubhouse Theatre, Gibraltar Street 7:30pm

6th Mar: Re-Take That in Concert, Blackburn Empire Theatre 7:30pm

7th Mar: Trash & Treasure, The Barlow, Bolton Road, Edgworth 10am -1pm

7th Mar: Jimi: Are You Experienced, Blackburn Empire Theatre 7:30pm

8th Mar: Free Wellness Workshop for International Women’s Day, The Gatehouse, Corporation Park, Blackburn 1pm -3pm 8th Mar: Lunchtime Music in the Reading Room, The Barlow, Bolton Road, Edgworth 1pm -2pm

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