Tabby McTat comes to town and lots of holiday fun this week.

With the start of the school summer holidays, fun activities are in full swing across the borough this week. The kids will love Tabby McTat, live on stage at King George’s Hall, the perfect treat to start the summer holidays.

Here’s our list of events in & around Blackburn & Darwen from Monday, 22nd July 2019 to Sunday, 28th July 2019.

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.

Blackburn Town Centre:

Until 14th September: Industrialised: Art in Manufacturing, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery 12noon -4:45pm (Wednesday – Saturday 12 -4.45pm)

22nd July -31st August: Summer Holiday Club, Blackburn Youth Zone, Jubilee Street 8:30am -5:30pm

22nd July -1st September: Erin’s Place Pottery & Craft Studio, Victoria Court, The Mall (Monday -Saturday 9am -4pm, Sunday 11am -4pm)

24th July -27th July: ‘Get Crafty’ Free Summer Holiday Arts & Crafts Sessions Week 1, Theme: Summer, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery 12noon -4pm

24th July: Let’s Make at Blackburn Market: Magical Story Jars/Story Mixing Station, Blackburn Market 2pm -4pm

24th July: ArtBurn, The Making Rooms 4.30pm

24th July: The Sixties Invasion, King George’s Hall 7:30pm

25th July: Tabby McTat, King George’s Hall 1:30pm & 4pm

26th July: Baby Sensory, The Mall 11am -11:45am, 12:15pm -1pm

26th July: Let’s Make at Blackburn Market: Face Painting & Lizi Potts Potter’s Wheel, Blackburn Market 2pm -4pm

27th July: Dickinson’s Real Deal, King George’s Hall 8am -5pm

27th July: 3D Printing from Fusion 360, The Making Rooms, Exchange Street 10am -1pm

27th July: Arts & Crafts at the Cathedral: Printmaking Workshop and Lunch with Julia Swarbrick, Blackburn Cathedral 10am -1:30pm

27th July: Arts & Crafts at the Cathedral: Illuminated Glass Mosaic Workshop with Chrissy Webster, Blackburn Cathedral 1:30pm -4:30pm

Darwen Town Centre:

Until 31st July: 75th Anniversary of D-Day Exhibition, Darwen Heritage Centre, Railway Road (Wednesday 10am -12:30pm, Friday 10am -3pm, last Saturday of the month 11am -3pm)

24th July: Let’s Make at Darwen Market: Face Painting & Lizi Potts Potter’s Wheel, Darwen Market 12noon -3pm

24th July: Let’s Make at Darwen Market: Just Imagine Interactive Theatre Show, Adventures in Wonderland with Peter Pan & Tink 1pm -2pm

25th July: NT Live: The Lehman Trilogy, Darwen Library Theatre, Knott Street 7pm

26th July: Let’s Make at Darwen Market: Creative Crafts/Decoupage, Darwen Market 12noon -3pm

26th July: Chris Difford, Darwen Library Theatre, Knott Street 7pm

Other Events around the Borough:

22nd July -1st September: Summer Family Activities with Re:Fresh, Witton Park Cycle Centre

23rd July: Community Voices Event, Bank Top Neighbourhood Learning Centre, Arthur Way, Blackburn 4pm -7pm

24th July: Guided Tour of Turton Tower, Turton 1pm 01204 852203 to book.

26th July: St. Silas Church Guided Tours, Preston New Road, Blackburn 1pm, 2pm & 3pm

26th July: Sliding Doors Got Talent & Disco, Mill Hill Working Men’s Club, Moorgate Street, Blackburn 7pm

27th July: Blackburn Rovers Stadium Tour, Ewood Park 11am

27th July: Summer Fun Day, Roe Lee Park, Blackburn 11am -4pm

27th July: Wonderwood, Witton Country Park 2pm -11pm

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