Lot’s of crafty free fun at the Markets in this week’s What’s On Guide

Enjoy some free fun at Blackburn and Darwen Markets, part of Let’s Make. Keeping the kids happy this summer!

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

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