What’s On in & around Blackburn from Monday, 3rd July – Sunday, 9th July 2017

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

3rd to 8th July: Blackburn Open Walls, Street Art around Blackburn Town Centre.

4th July: Guided Tour of Blackburn Cathedral 3pm

5th July: Lunchtime Recital by The Cathedral Scholars, Blackburn Cathedral 1pm

6th to 20th July: Portraits, Art Exhibition, The Bureau, Victoria St.

6th July: Blackburn Peoples Choir present The Big Summer Concert at Holy Trinity Church, Mount Pleasant, 7.30pm

7th July: Georges Comedy Club, Windsor Suite, King Georges Hall 8pm

8th July: 1973 The Year that Bowie Came to Blackburn, Day time events at King Georges Hall

1pm :1973 & all that, presentation by Dr Toby Manning, Windsor Suite

2.15pm: Spider from Mars, Woody Woodmansey in conversation, Windsor Suite

1pm -4pm: “Make Music” taster Workshops, plus Face Painting 70’s style & memorabilia display, Blakeys Café Bar


8th July: 1973 The Year that Bowie Came to Blackburn, Evening events at King Georges Hall

7pm -9.30pm: 70’s Classics, Film Premier, Concert Hall

9.30pm –midnight: Let’s Go 1970s Disco, Blakeys Café Bar

Midnight – 6am: Aftershow Party, Cellar Bar, King St.

8th July: Get Crafty, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery, 12 -4pm

8th July: Light Night of the Proms Summer Gala Concert: Blackburn Cathedral 7pm

8th July: Eid Celebration Party, The Bureau, Victoria St. 5pm

9th July: Car Boot Sale, Corporation Park 9am – 1.30pm

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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