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Next week’s What’s On – Catch the Godfather of Modern Stand-up

The Godfather of modern stand-up returns! Ben Elton is back on the road with an all new stand-up show. His new show promises to try and make sense of a world which appears to have gone stark raving mad.

Here is the list of everything else that is on around the borough next week. As ever, check with venues for latest information.

Blackburn Town Centre:
Until 25th July 2020: V&A; William Morris Wallpaper, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery, Wednesday – Saturday 12noon -4:45pm
Until 30th Nov: Two Halves of the Same Coin, Blackburn Central Library (Mondays 10am -7pm, Tuesday – Friday 10am -5pm, Saturday 10am -2pm)
Until 9th Dec: Festival of Light: Street Band Workshops, The Bureau Centre for the Arts, Penny Street (Mondays 5:30pm -7:30pm)
Until 24th Dec: Santa’s Fantastical Post Office, The Mall, Blackburn. For opening times and bookings visit www.themall.co.uk/blackburn/
25th Nov: Learn Stilt Walking, The Bureau Centre for the Arts, Penny Street 4:30pm -6pm
25th Nov: Street Band Workshop, The Bureau Centre for the Arts, Penny Street 5:30pm -7:30pm
25th Nov: Led Poi Dance Workshops, The Bureau Centre for the Arts, Penny Street 6pm -7:30pm
25th Nov: Ben Elton, King George’s Hall 7:30pm
26th Nov: Shed Seven, King George’s Hall 7pm
26th Nov: Fire Dance Sessions, The Bureau Centre for the Arts, Penny Street 7pm -8:30pm
27th Nov: Artburn, The Making Rooms, Exchange Street 4:30pm -6:30pm
29th Nov: Soul Convicts, King George’s Hall 7:30pm
30th Nov -1st Dec: Lantern Making Workshops, The Bureau Centre for the Arts, Penny Street (Saturday 2pm -6pm, Sunday 1pm -5pm)
30th Nov: Lantern Making Workshops, Blackburn Central Library 10am -1pm
30th Nov: Yuletide Yarns & Spectacular Street Theatre, Various locations throughout the Town Centre 11am -3pm
30th Nov: Let’s Make at Blackburn Market; Grinchy & Cindy, Blackburn Market 12noon -3pm
30th Nov: ‘Get Crafty’ Free Arts & Crafts Sessions, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery 12noon -4pm
30th Nov: DUBMinistry, The Bureau Centre for the Arts, Penny Street 10pm -3am
1st Dec -22nd Dec: Blackburn Market Christmas Shopping, Sundays 10:30am -4:30pm
1st Dec: Advent Carol Service, Blackburn Cathedral 6:30pm -8pm

Darwen Town Centre:
27th Nov: Darwen Flower School; Advanced Wreath, Dolly’s Tea Room 7pm -8:30pm
28th Nov: A Christmas Carol, Darwen Library Theatre, Knott Street 7:30pm
29th Nov: Blow Monkeys, Darwen Library Theatre Knott Street 7:30pm
30th Nov -24th Dec: Santa’s Grotto at Darwen Market, Saturdays and Christmas Eve, for opening times see www.darwentowncentre.co.uk
30th Nov: Christmas Craft Fair, St. Peters Church 10am -3pm
30th Nov: Let’s Make at Darwen Market; Super Elf with Magical Story Jars 12noon -3pm
30th Nov: The Houghton Weavers, Darwen Library Theatre, Knott Street 7:30pm
1st Dec: Christmas in Bold Venture Park, Manor Road, Darwen 3pm -4:30pm

Other Events around the Borough:
26th Nov: Blackburn Flower School; Wreath Making, St Marks Club, Preston Old Road, Blackburn 7pm -8:30pm
27th Nov: Blackburn Rovers FC vs Brentford FC, Ewood Park 7:45pm
29th Nov -1st Dec: Pleasington Priory Christmas Tree Festival, Priory Close (Friday 12noon -8pm, Saturday & Sunday 12noon -6pm)
29th Nov: Christmas Wreath Making Workshop with Sue Jeffries, The Barlow, Bolton Road, Edgworth (1pm -3pm, 6pm -8pm)
29th Nov: Christmas Lights Switch On, The Barlow, Bolton Road, Edgworth 6pm -8:30pm
30th Nov: Kingsway Christmas Market, Greenhurst Place, Blackburn 10am -12noon
30th Nov -31st Dec: Pantomime: Aladdin, Blackburn Empire Theatre, for times and booking see https://blackburnempire.com/
1st Dec: Breakfast With Santa, Café Retreat, East Lancs Hospice, Park Lee Road, Blackburn 9am -10:30am & 11am -12:30pm
1st Dec: Mental Elf 5km Fun Run & Festive Market 2019, Witton Country Park 10:30am -2:30pm
1st Dec: Lunchtime Music Session, The Barlow, Bolton Road, Edgworth 12:30pm
1st Dec: Festive Afternoon Tea with the Walk This Way Choir, East Lancs Hospice, Park Lee Road, Blackburn 3pm -5pm
1st Dec: Christmas Sparkle; Lights Switch On, Sunnyhurst Pub, Tockholes Road, Darwen 3pm -6pm

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