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Blackburn and Darwen venues receive lifeline grant from Government’s £1.57bn Culture Recovery Fund

King George’s Hall and Darwen Library Theatre have been awarded £364,000 as part of the Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund (CRF) to help face the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic and to ensure they have a sustainable future, the Culture Secretary has announced today.

Darwen Library Theatre celebrates breaking Fundraising Target

The team at Darwen Library Theatre are thanking the whole community after they reached their fundraising target to keep live theatre in the town.

Panto fun will go ahead at Blackburn Empire

The Blackburn Empire Theatre has announced that its production of Dick Whittington and his Cat will go ahead this Christmas.

Panto fun will go ahead at Blackburn Empire

The Blackburn Empire Theatre has announced that its production of Dick Whittington and his Cat will go ahead this Christmas.

It’s Christmas…but not as we know it for Blackburn & Darwen

Blackburn & Darwen Council has revealed the borough's plans for events up to and including Christmas but it will be very different with no Christmas Lights Switch On and no Witton Bonfire.

Drive-In Movies return to Witton Park this weekend!

Drive-In Movies return to Witton Park this weekend, with shows on Friday 18th, Saturday 19th and Sunday 20th September.

Local Venues are at the forefront of national campaign to “Save Our Theatres”

Blackburn and Darwen are at the forefront of a national fundraising campaign that has been launched by the Theatres Trust in partnership Crowdfunder.co.uk to save theatres across the UK.

A Celebration of the Songs and Music of George Michael by the Artist that Turns a Different Corner

Rob Lamberti is a familiar face, so to speak, having forged a very successful singing career impersonating the pop star George Michael and, in the process, becoming something of a star himself.

Everything you need to know about the Drive-in Movies at Witton Park

Drive-in movies begin in Blackburn’s Witton Park starting on Friday 17th July. Here’s everything you need to know

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Blackburn with Darwen Primary Schools will not face blanket closure

Councillor Julie Gunn, Executive Member for Children, Young People and Education and Dominic Harrison, Director of Public Health from Blackburn Council have said that Primary Schools in the area will not face a blanket closure, but individual schools can make their own decisions.

Christmas Opening Times 2020 for Blackburn & Darwen – Shops, Supermarkets, Markets, Pharmacies & more

Here we are again with our BIG guide of all the opening times for Blackburn & Darwen - Shops, Supermarkets, Markets, Leisure & more for Christmas 2020 and New Year 2021.

Charity single “Come Home For Christmas” produced in Blackburn Town Centre Studio

Actual Music are delighted to announce the release of a new Christmas song and music video - written, produced & performed by musicians representing Musique Agency, from across Lancashire and the North-West.

Festive Cheer from Blackburn Market with the return of Pop-up Markets this Saturday

Blackburn Market is pleased to announce the re-opening of pop-up craft & gift markets just in time for Christmas.