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COUNTRYSIDE COMES TO TOWN RETURNS SATURDAY 25TH JUNE

Blackburn’s Business Improvement District is gearing up for the return of Countryside Comes to Town with a line-up of special guests and activities. Visitors can celebrate the completion of Blackburn’s multi-million pound Cathedral Quarter where the festival main stage and …

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Blackburn’s BIG Easter Egg Hunt – Is this the biggest Egg Hunt in the UK?

With Easter arriving early this year, the Blackburn Business Improvement District (BID) has planned a host of family-orientated events for Easter and beyond across Blackburn town centre, including a giant Easter Egg Hunt. Blackburn’s BIG Easter Egg Hunt Visitors are …

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Remembrance Services for 2015 in Blackburn and Darwen

You are invited to join the Royal British Legion and Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council at Remembrance Services commemorating the lives of those who perished in two World Wars and in other conflicts. Wednesday November 11th 2015 TWO MINUTE SILENCE …

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Blackburn College Opens its doors for Potential New Students

Prospective students are invited to the upcoming Open Events at Blackburn College’s £65 million student campus to take a look around, meet the tutors and see what A-Level, Vocational and Apprenticeship courses they have on offer… Visit them on: Thursday …

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Thought Provoking Artists appear in Blackburn

A pop-up art exhibition and gallery is due to open in Blackburn Town Centre this week. The space on King William Street in the town will feature the work of Johnny Berthol and Catherine Kaufman and promises to bring you …

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Steam Sunday will head to Blackburn this October

Steam Sunday will welcome a convoy of 8 vintage engines from across the UK which will be travelling from Darwen to Blackburn, arriving outside the Town Hall at around noon. The event has been organised by Heritage Painting who have …

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Blackburn’s Annual Bonfire Night attended by Thousands

Thousands of people braved the showers as the Annual Bonfire Fun Night took place at Witton Park on 8th November 2014. The event featured a dull size fun fair with some spectacular rides. The enormous bonfire was lit just after …

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Children given the chance to make their mark on new Athletics Facility

Pupils from schools in Blackburn with Darwen are being invited to submit designs to brighten up the main outside wall of new athletics facility in Witton Park in the town. Youngsters are being asked to come up with drawings of …

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Brave soles have burning desire to help the Youth Zone

Forty one brave people braved walking on a bed of hot coals at an event to raise funds for Blackburn Youth Zone The group which included Youth Zone Chief Executive Peter Little and the Dean of Blackburn, the Very Rev’d …

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