Lots of free fun activities for kids in the What’s On Guide

There are lots of opportunities for kids to enjoy free activities across the borough to keep your little ones busy during the long summer break from school.

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

Until -25th August: Active August Challenge 2019, The Mall, Blackburn. See  www.themall.co.uk/blackburn  for details

12th August: Let’s Make at Blackburn Market: Magical Story Jars/Story Mixing Station, Blackburn Market 2pm -4pm

12th August: Mad Science Fun Station, Blackburn Library 10.30am – 12.30pm

13th August: Dance & Parade Movement Groups for The Summer Parade: The Bureau Centre for the Arts, Penny St. Family sessions 5.30pm -7pm, Adults & Teens 7.30pm – 9pm

13th– 16th August: Big Build for The Summer Parade: Help make huge puppets for The Summer Parade, Bureau Centre for the Arts, Penny St. 1Oam – 1pm & 2pm – 5pm (Fri 16th 10am -1pm)

14th August: Let’s Make at Blackburn Market: Just Imagine Street Dance Workshop, Blackburn Market 2pm -4pm

14th August -17th August: ‘Get Crafty’ Free Summer Holiday Arts & Crafts Sessions Week 4, Theme: Ancient Civilisations, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery 12noon -4pm

14th August: ArtBurn, The Making Rooms 4.30pm

16th August: Let’s Make at Blackburn Market: Brian the Magician, Face Painting & Crafty Corner/Paper Crafts, Blackburn Market 2pm -4pm

16th August: Stiff Litter Fingers + Eddie & The Hotrods, King Georges Hall, Windsor Suite, 7.30pm

17th August: Guardians & Protectors Free Summer Parade Costume Workshops, The Bureau Centre for the Arts, Penny St. 10am -1pm & 2pm -5pm

17th August: Powertex with Peter: Figure Workshop, Mum’s Café, Darwen Street, Blackburn 10am -4pm

18th August: Extinct & Endangered Creatures –Free Summer Parade Costume Workshops, The Bureau Centre for the Arts, Penny St. 10am -1pm & 2pm -5pm

Darwen Town Centre:

5th August: Let’s Make at Darwen Market: Brian the Magician & Crafty Corner/Upcycling, Darwen Market 12noon – 3pm

12th August: Mad Science Fun Station, Darwen Library 2pm -4pm

16th August: Let’s Make at Darwen Market: Retro Rewind/Games, Darwen Market 12noon -3pm

Other Events around the Borough:

Until 1st September: Summer Family Activities with Re:Fresh, Witton Park Cycle Centre

Until 25th August: BRFC Trust: Summer Holiday Activities. For full listings see www.brfctrust.co.uk

12th August – 16th August: Summer Football & Activity Camps, Ewood Park 9am -3pm, for more details see www.brfctrust.co.uk

12th August -16th August: Summer Academy: Panto Week, Blackburn Empire Theatre 9:30am

12th August: Fun in the Parks: Roe Lee Park & Shadsworth Hub 1.30pm -4pm www.brfctrust.co.uk

13th August: Fun in the Parks: Witton Park & Mill Hill Park, 1.30pm – 4pm www.brfctrust.co.uk

13th August: Free Story & Craft Sessions: Amazing Space, Roman Road Library 2pm

13th August: Blackburn Rovers v Oldham Athletic, Ewood Park 7.45pm

14th August: Fun in the Parks, Corporation Park& Olive Lance 1.30pm -4pm  www.brfctrust.co.uk

14th August: Free Story & Craft Sessions: Amazing Space, Cherry Tree Library 2pm

14th August: Guided Tour of Turton Tower, Turton 1pm, 01204 852203 to book.

15th August: Fun in the Parks , Bold Venture Park & Bangor Street 1.30pm – 4pm www.brfctrust.co.uk

15th August: Free Story Telling & Craft Sessions: Amazing Space, Mill Hill Library 2pm

16th August: Fun in the Parks, Queens Park & Feniscowles Recreation Ground, 1.30pm – 4pm www.brfctrust.co.uk

17th August: Blackburn Rovers v Middlesbrough, Ewood Park 3pm

17th August: The Edgeworth Horticultural Society Annual Show, The Barlow, Edgworth 2pm 17th August: The Wagon Wheels & Support, Blackburn Empire Theatre 7.30pm

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