What’s On in Blackburn – 5th December to 11th December 2016

Here’s our list of events in and around Blackburn from Monday, 5th December to Sunday, 11th December 2016

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 www.visitblackburn.co.uk or contact Blackburn Visitor Centre tel: 01254 688040/ email: visit@blackburn.gov.uk

Blackburn Town Centre:

Until 9th Dec: Conscience & Conviction, WW1 themed exhibition, Blackburn Central Library

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 4th Feb: Blackburn Artists Society Autumn Open Exhibition, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery, Wednesday – Saturday 12 – 4.45pm

Until 17th Dec: BIG Nutcracker Prize Trail around Blackburn Town Centre.

Until 24th Dec: Father Christmas’ Grotto open in The Mall Blackburn

6th Dec: Guided Tour, Blackburn Cathedral 2pm

7th Dec: Lancashire Fire & Rescue Carol Service, Blackburn Cathedral 7.30pm

8th to 31st Dec: Dick Whittington, Pantomime, King Georges Hall, Various times

8th Dec: Alice In Wonderland Ice Show, Blackburn Silverblades Ice Arena 7pm

8th Dec: Christmas Themed Drink & Draw, The Bureau, Victoria St. 6.30pm

8th Dec:  “Travellers to Antique Lands” by Valerie Miles & John Trukington, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery 2pm

8th Dec: Late Night Shopping, The Mall Blackburn until 8pm

9th Dec: Dead Men Walking, Windsor Suite, King Georges Hall 7.30pm

10th Dec: Big Christmas Street Fair, craft, gift & food stalls in marquees situated around Blackburn town centre, 10am -6pm

10th Dec: Art & Craft Market, The Bureau, Victoria St., 10am – 6pm

10th Dec: Get Crafty, Art & Craft Sessions, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery 12-4pm

10th Dec: Creature Encounters, Street theatre in Blackburn Market. 30 min performances throughout the day 10.30am -3.30pm

10th Dec: Christmas Spectacular Gala Concert – The Messiah, with Blackburn Music Society & Lancashire Chamber Orchestra, Blackburn Cathedral 7pm

11th Dec: Blackburn Market Sunday Open 10.30am -4.30pm

11th Dec: Christmas Pop Up Movie Day, Elf 11.30am/ Arthur Christmas 1.30pm, Blackburn Market

11th Dec: Santa Splash Blackburn 2016, Eanam Wharf 10.30am

11th Dec:  Lantern Making Workshop , The Bureau, Victoria St. 10am -4pm

11th Dec: Christmas In The Park, Santa, Carols, Stalls & Fairground, Corporation Park 12 -3pm

11th Dec: 5K Santa Dash 10am, The Broadwalk, Corporation Park from 10am

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