Here’s our list of events in Blackburn from Monday, 5th November to Sunday, 11th November 2018.

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 the Visit Blackburn website or contact Blackburn Visitor Centre tel: 01254 688040/ email: visit@blackburn.gov.u

Until 20th April 2019: Structures in Ceramics Exhibition, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery (open Wed – Sat 12noon – 4.45pm)

Until 8th Nov: “Is This Enough” Dan Edward Exhibition, Prism Contemporary Gallery (open Wed – Fri 11am -4pm)

Until 18th Nov: Art in the Crypt, Exhibition by Blackburn Artists’ Society, Blackburn Cathedral (Mon –Sat 10am -4pm/ Sun 11.30am – 3.30pm)

5th Nov -1st Dec: World War 1 Exhibition, Blackburn Central Library (Mon 10am -7pm, Tues –Fri 10am -5pm, Sat 10am -2pm)

5th Nov: Samba & Street Band Grooves, The Bureau Centre for the Arts, Victoria Street 5:30pm -7:30pm

6th Nov: Open Guided Tour, Blackburn Cathedral 3pm -4pm

6th Nov: 100 Years of Remembrance Concert, King George’s Hall 7pm

6th Nov: Blackburn Film Club Presents… The Wave (15), The Bureau Centre for the Arts, Victoria Street 7:30pm

7th Nov: Lunchtime Recital, Blackburn Cathedral 1pm -2pm

7th Nov: Joanna Lumley ‘It’s All About Me’ Live, King George’s Hall 7:30pm

8th Nov: Friends of Blackburn Museum Annual General Meeting, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery 2pm

8th Nov: Brothers in Arms, Blackburn Cathedral 7:30pm -9:30pm

8th Nov: You Win Again, King George’s Hall 7:30pm

9th Nov: Julia Swarbrick Print Workshop: Drypoint & Carborundum, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery 10am -1pm

9th Nov: The Mersey Beatles, King George’s Hall 7:30pm

9th Nov: Illuminated Community Dance Group Session, The Bureau Centre for the Arts, Victoria Street 5:30pm -7:30pm

9th Nov: An Intimate Evening with Nigel Clark, Chris Helme & Mark Morris, Electric Church, Northgate 7pm

10th Nov: Blackburn Music Society Presents: Blackburn Remembers, Blackburn Cathedral 7pm

10th Nov: ‘Get Crafty’ Art & Craft Sessions, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery 12noon -4pm

10th Nov: Blackburn College Open Event, Blackburn College, Fielden Street 10am -1pm

10th Nov: The Great Austerity Debate, The Bureau Centre for the Arts, Victoria Street 7pm

10th Nov: The Lancashire Hotpots, King George’s Hall 7pm

11th Nov: 100 Years of Remembrance, Events being held throughout Blackburn Town Centre

Lone Piper – Battle’s O’er – Blackburn Cathedral 6.00am – 6.15am. ‘Pipe Sargent Kelly-Marie Pierce’ will play Battle’s O’er, a traditional air played by pipers after a battle. To mark the Centenary of the Signing of the WW1 Armistice Documents.

United Service of Remembrance – Blackburn Cathedral 9.30am.  Following the service a parade will form on King William Street, moving at 10.25am to Corporation Park Gardens of Remembrance for a wreath laying service at 11am.

The Cathedral Eucharist with Two Minutes Silence and Short Peel of Bells – Blackburn Cathedral 10.40am – 12pm

Battle’s Over – A Nation’s Tribute – 6.40pm Blackburn Cathedral – Commemoration event, with the Last Post, Two Minutes Silence and Reveille (bugler: Abbie Naylor) followed by the lighting of the Beacon of Light at 7.00pm.

Battle’s Over – Ringing Out for Peace – 7.05pm Blackburn Cathedral is joining other cathedrals, minsters and churches throughout the land in ringing the bells on the centenary of the end of the First World War.

We try our best to keep up to date with what’s going on around the Borough but if you know of any other events please let us know so that we can add them to our listings.

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