What’s On In & Around Blackburn From Monday, 14th August to Sunday 20th August

Events

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. For more information see our web site www.visitblackburn.co.uk or contact Blackburn Visitor Centre tel: 01254 688040/ email: visit@blackburn.gov.uk

Blackburn Town Centre:

Until 19th August: India’s Gateway: Gujarat, Mumbai & Britain, Exhibition at Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery, Wednesday – Saturday 12 – 4.45pm

Until 28th Oct: Private Life of Books; exhibition by Edward Potten, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery, Wednesday – Saturday 12 -4.45pm

Until 26th August: Music of Courtly India, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery, Wednesday – Saturday 12 -4.45pm

Until 26th August: Women’s Peace Crusade – Blackburn 1917 exhibition at Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery, Wednesday – Saturday 12 -4.45pm

Until 17th Aug: Art Exhibition “Abstractionism” The Bureau, Victoria St.

14th -15th Aug: Summer Arts Adventure (Explore Award) 7 -11 years. Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery Places must be booked. Other dates are available throughout the summer.

14th -20th Aug: Willowy Woods, Woodland themed activities, Victoria Court, The Mall Blackburn 10am – 4pm.

Daily Themes:
Monday 14th Aug: Land Art for Kids with Richard Shilling
Tuesday 15th Aug: Live performances by The Wild Man of the Woods
Wednesday 16th Aug: Live performances by The Wild Man of the Woods
Thursday 17th Aug: Birds of Prey
Friday 18th Aug: Woodland Fairy Wonderland
Saturday 19th Aug: Woodland Fairy Wonderland
Sunday 20th Aug: Woodland Trust Activity Sheets

16th Aug: Victoria Cross Commemoration Service/ Paving Stone unveiling, outside Blackburn Town Hall 10.50am

16th – 19th Aug: Get Crafty “Entertainment” Themed crafts, Blackburn Museum &Art Gallery 12-4pm

16TH Aug: Alf Wrights Afternoon Variety Show, Windsor Suite, King George’s Hall 2pm

19th Aug: Stiff Little Fingers, Windsor Suite, King Georges Hall 7.30pm