What’s On in Blackburn with Darwen: 3-9 November

Here’s a weekly list of events in & around Blackburn & Darwen from Monday 3rd November to Sunday 9th November 2014.

To avoid disappointment, please contact the venues to make sure that there are still tickets/places available. 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:

3rd Nov: The Courteneers, King Georges Hall SOLD OUT

4TH Nov until 29th Nov: Portrait of a Cathedral & other works on paper by Patrick Troughton, The Crypt, Blackburn Cathedral 10am -4pm

6th Nov: Fell Creatures, Talk by Barry Durham, Blackburn Library 2pm

6th Nov: Hall Tour, King Georges Hall 10.30am

6th Nov until 16th Nov: Papergirl Exhibition, St John’s Centre

6th Nov: Blackburn Film Club presents Northern Soul, Barzooka 8pm

6th Nov: Tom Slade, King Georges Hall 8pm

7th Nov: FNL Blackburn, live music at Blakeys, King Georges Hall from 9pm

7TH Nov: Georges Comedy Club, King Georges Hall, 8pm

8th Nov: The Clone Roses, King Georges Hall 7.30pm

8th Nov: Renaissance Singers Autumn Concert, Choral Music of America, Blackburn Cathedral 7.30pm

8th Nov until 10th Jan 2015: Nadeem Baghdadi, Taha Calligraphy, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery, Wed – Sat 12- 4.45 pm

9th Nov: Remembrance Sunday, Blackburn Cathedral 9.30am then to Remembrance Garden, Corporation Park 11am

11th Nov: Two Minutes Silence, outside Blackburn & Darwen Town Halls 11am

Until 15th November:  WW1 Exhibition: Their Story, Our Story, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery

Darwen Town Centre:

3rd Nov: Letting Go – the Sedona Method, Darwen Library 7pm

4th Nov: Don Banks Variety Show, Darwen Library Theatre 2pm

8th Nov: Short Service of Remembrance, outside Town Hall, Darwen, 11am followed by wreath laying at Belgrave Square War Memorial.

8th Nov: Carven Heifer, Bonfire from 5pm

8th & 9th Nov: Trails in the Park, Sunnyhurst Wood Visitor Centre 12-3.30pm

9th Nov: Remembrance Sunday at  St Pauls School, Hoddlesden 9.15am followed by wreath laying at Hoddlesden War Memorial

9th Nov: Remembrance Sunday at St Peter’s Church, Darwen at 2.30pm followed by a service at The War Memorial, Bold Venture Park.

Until 5th Dec: WW1 drawings and art works by James H. Morton -Exhibition at Darwen Library

25th Oct Until 7th Dec:   A presentation of original paintings by amateur artists from the Farington Art Group.  Sunnyhurst Wood Visitor Centre. Open Thursday – Sunday & Bank Hols 1pm– 4.30pm


Other Events Around the Borough:

3rd Nov: Monday Club Variety Show, Thwaites Empire Theatre 2pm

5th Nov: Wainwright View Point Walk, Witton Country Park Pavilion 1.30pm

6th Nov: Stress Management Workshop, Pleckgate High School 6-8pm

7th Nov: After Hours Tour, Turton Tower from 5pm(afternoon Tea) or 6pm (light supper)

7th Nov: Brass for Heroes with Blackburn & Darwen Band, Thwaites Empire Theatre 7.30pm

7th Nov: Family Bonfire, Wellybobs Farm, Darwen from 6pm

8th Nov: Volunteer Day, Corporation Park, 10am

8th Nov: Sports Leaders Course, Witton Park High School 9am=4pm

8th Nov: Family Bonfire, Witton Country Park from 5pm

8th Nov: Havelock Inn Bonfire from 5pm

9th Nov: Blackburn Music Society, Faure’s Requiem, Pleasington Priory 7pm

9th Nov: Young Rebel Set, King Georges Hall 7pm

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