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 or contact Blackburn Visitor Centre tel: 01254 688040/ email:

There is also a special list attached with all the Borough’s events for International Women’s Day 4th -12th March 2017.

Blackburn Town Centre:

4th – 12th March: Various Events for International Women’s Day.  See separate list or  

Until 15th April 2017: Soul is Form: Books Printed in England from the Hart Collection, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery, Wednesday – Saturday 12 – 4.45pm

Until 29th April: Contemplating a Legacy Exhibition, Works in Print by Julia M Swarbrick, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery, Wednesday – Saturday 12 -4.45pm

Until 15th July: India’s Gateway: Gujarat, Mumbai & Britain, Exhibition at Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery, Wednesday to Saturday 12 -4.45pm

7th March: Guided Tour of Blackburn Cathedral 2pm

7th & 8th March: The 12th Blackburn with Darwen Schools Celebration of Dance, King Georges Hall 6.30pm

7th March: Blackburn Film Club “8 ½” The Bureau, Victoria St. 7.30pm

8th March: Lunchtime Recital by Nigel Morris from St Chads RC Cathedral, Birmingham, at Blackburn Cathedral 1pm

9th March: The Dub Pistols, Blakeys Café Bar, King Georges Hall, 7.30pm

9th March: Friends of Blackburn Museum Talk “The History of Blackburn Rovers” by Colin Brindle. Blackburn Museum & Art Galley 7pm

9th March: Drink & Draw, Underwater themed, The Bureau, Victoria St. 6.30pm

10th March: India’s Gateway, Cotton Connections Lunchtime Talk, Blackburn Museum & Art Galley 12 noon

11th March: Found In Blackburn Exhibition, at various town centre venues including The Bureau, Blackburn Museum & Town Hall Square. 10am -4pm

11th March: 3D Print your own USB stick, The Making Rooms, Exchange St. 10am (Booking Required)

11th March: Get Crafty, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery 12 -4pm

15th March: Lunchtime Recital by Charles Edmondson from Grange Over Sands, at Blackburn Cathedral 1pm

16th March: ArtSpace, the Bureau, Victoria St. 6.30pm

16th March: St Patrick’s Day Evening, Scholars Restaurant, Blackburn College (01254 664642 to book)

17th March: John Power, Blakeys Café Bar, King Georges Hall 7.30pm

17th March: The Hero Light by Dominic Kelly, St Patricks Day Special, The Bureau, Victoria St. 7pm

18th & 19th March: Get Scientific with Art, part of British Science Week, The Bureau, Victoria St. 11am – 5pm

18th March: Get Crafty, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery 12 -4pm

18th March: Elgar “The Dream of Gerontius”, Blackburn Music Society, Blackburn Cathedral 7.30pm

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