What’s On in & around Blackburn from Monday, 15th May to Sunday, 21st May 2017

On Saturday, 20th May it the first Blackburn Street Fair, organised by Blackburn Bid, on King William Street from 10am – 5pm. There’ll be lots of fun for all the family with crafts, food, entertainment, live music & a 360° cinema dome showing specially created films. Also, Blackburn Market is holding a Kids Concert featuring CBeebies Katy Ashworth, from 12 -3.30pm. 

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 15th July: 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 30th June: “Capturing the Town’s Future on Canvas”, Art Exhibition by Catherine Hargreaves, 1st Floor, Blackburn Library

16th May: Blackburn Film Club “Fear & Loathing in Las Vegas”, The Bureau, Victoria St. 7.30pm

16th May: Jobs Fair, Blackburn Youth Zone, 11am – 2pm

17th May: Lunchtime Recital by Tim Easter from Harpenden, at Blackburn Cathedral 1pm

17th May: Alf Wrights Afternoon Variety Show, Windsor Suite, King Georges Hall 2pm

18th & 19th May: A Taste of the Future, Café Northcote, 7.30pm

18th May:  Count Arthur Strong, King Georges Hall 8pm

18th May: ArtSpace, The Bureau, Victoria St.  6.30pm

19th May: Wellbeing Walk by Pure Gym (1 hr), Meet at the Ask Me Point, The Mall Blackburn 1pm

19th May: Blackburn Classics, The Hallé, King Georges Hall 7.30pm.  Pre Concert talk by James Feddeck at 6.30pm

20th May: Blackburn Street Fair, crafts, food, entertainment, 360° cinema dome, King William St. 10am -5pm

20th May: Kids Concert, magic show, balloon modelling, face painting, sing along, outside Blackburn Market 12 -3.30pm

20th May: Make your own Operation–Style Game using Code Bug! The Making Rooms, 10am

20th May: Get Crafty, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery 12 – 4pm

20th May: Blackburn Film Club “Duel”, The Bureau, Victoria St. 7.30pm

20th May: Jools Holland & his Rhythm & Blues Orchestra, King Georges Hall 7.30pm

20th – 21st May: Volunteer Make Over Weekend, volunteers required to help give The Bureau, Centre for the Arts on Victoria Street a make-over, 10am -6pm

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. If you know of anyone else who would like to receive our weekly updates please email us their details: visit@blackburn.gov.uk

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