Blackburn Times Bar reopens following £150k refurb

A town centre pub that was once home to one of Blackburn’s newspapers has reopened after undergoing a £150,000 revamp. The Blackburn Times, which is opposite King George’s Hall and was the former home of the 19th century newspaper of the same name, closed in April so work could be carried out on improving the bar area, the menu and […]

CALLING ALL Young, Talented Makers – Apply Now!

Be part of the ‘Young Creators Market’ as part of the National Festival of Making on 15 & 16 June 2019!!

The Sounds of the 60s – Just one of the events this week in Blackburn

Discover the events on this week (w/c 13 May 2019) in Blackburn Town Centre. Please always check direct with venues regarding tickets and any additional information. 4th May -8th June: Blackburn Artists’ Society Annual Open Exhibition, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery (Saturday 4th May 2pm, Wednesday –Saturday 12noon -4pm) Until 14th May: “By the Hand of” Icons Exhibition by Chris […]

Footballing legend John Barnes to launch new East Z East menu this Friday

A tasty treat is in store for football fans as England and Liverpool football legend, John Barnes, is coming to Blackburn this Friday (26th April) to launch East Z East’s new season menu.

Kids get cracking with free crafts at The Mall

Children from across the county are having a cracking time getting hands on with free activities at The Mall Blackburn!

‘Let it Shine’ The People’s Parade wins £50K People’s Project Award

The organisers behind the Blackburn Festival of Light are celebrating their win in the Granada region’s People’s Project Award, thanks to the votes of local supporters.

Easter Opening Times 2019 for Shops and Places to Visit in Blackburn Town Centre

With fabulous weather predicted, there is lots to do in Blackburn Town Centre over the Easter weekend 2019.

The National Festival of Making Receives Two Years more Funding

The National Festival of Making has been awarded Arts Council England funding that will support the growth of the festival programme for the next 2 years

An Exciting Future for Blackburn town centre as BID Appoints New Manager

Blackburn Business Improvement District has announced the appointment of a new manager as they begin their second term supporting Blackburn Town Centre businesses.

Peter Jackson Jeweller enlists celebrity designer to launch student competition and find top talent

Peter Jackson Jeweller enlists celebrity designer to launch student competition and find top talent

Napthens Solicitors Wine and Cheese Quiz Raises over £2k for Blackburn Youth Zone

A charity Cheese and Wine Quiz organised by Napthens Solicitors has raised a staggering £2168 which will go towards Blackburn Youth Zone mentoring programme.

Free Mother’s Day Card with Every Mother’s Day Cake at Poundbakery

Finding the perfect Mother’s Day gift can be tricky enough, which is why Poundbakery have decided to make things as easy as possible for customers!

Making Tax Digital – is your business ready?

Only seven per cent of businesses in the North West have so far signed up to a new and easier way of keeping business records and submitting digital VAT returns – before its introduction from April.

The Mall supports an ‘eggcellent’ cause!

From Monday 11th March until Wednesday April 10th the shopping centre is calling on shoppers to donate an Easter Egg at the Ask Me Point in Victoria Court.

Turtle Bay Launch Special Mother’s Day ‘Koko Bellini’ Cocktail – And Give Diners the Chance to Win Koko Kanu Goodies

Caribbean restaurant and bar, Turtle Bay, have created a specialist rum cocktail designed to treat mums this Mother’s Day.

The HIVE Blackburn with Darwen Business Awards: Categories Open for Entry

Don’t miss the chance to enter into the HIVE Blackburn & Darwen Business Awards, submit your entry forms here.

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