What’s On in Blackburn from 4th July to 10th July 2016

Here’s our list of events around Blackburn from Monday, 4th July to Sunday, 10th July 2016

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 31st Aug: The first four Complete Works of William Shakespeare on display, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery, Wednesday – Saturday 12 -4.45pm
  •  Until 17th Sept: Collecting Faces Exhibition, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery (Weds –Sat 12 -4.45pm)
  • Until 24th July: Urban Room Blackburn, a programme of art, workshops, exhibition in various venues seewww.urbanroomblackburn.co.uk  for more information.
  • Until 13th August: Blackburn Rave Culture 89-90 Exhibition, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery, Wednesday – Saturday 12 -4.45pm
  • Until 31st August: Somme Exhibition, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery, Wed – Sat 12 -4.45pm
  • Until 13th July: Blackburn with Darwen commemorates the 100th Anniversary of the Battle of The Somme with various events across the borough, see www.visitblackburn.co.uk  or contact Blackburn Visitor Centre for a full programme 01254 688040
  • Until 11th July: Every Man Remembered Statue, to commemorate all those who lost their lives in WW1, in Town Hall Square, King William St.
  • Until 30th July: World War 1 Trail, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery, Wed –Sat 12-4.45pm
  • Until 9th July: Weird Stuff, An exhibition of strange and unusual objects from the depths of Blackburn Museum’s archives. Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery, Wed – Sat 12 – 4.45pm
  • Until 23rd July: Hidden Talents, Children’s Art Exhibition, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery, Wed – Sat 12 – 4.45pm
  • 4th July: Walk the Walk Library Tour, meet Blackburn Library foyer 11am
  • 4th July: “Brothers in Arms”, Film, music, drama & readings of Noel & Christopher Chavasse, twins who served in WW1, Blackburn Cathedral 7.30pm
  • 5th July: Guided Tour Blackburn Cathedral 2pm
  • 5th July: Walk the Walk tour of Hobkirks Sewing Machine Museum, Darwen St. 2pm
  • 5th July: Fairplay Seeing Stars, King Georges Hall 7pm
  • 6th July: Lunchtime Recital by Hans Uwe Hielscher, Germany, at Blackburn Cathedral 1pm
  • 7th July: The Devil’s Purse, Storytelling, music & performance, The Bureau 7.30pm
  • 8th July: Cotton Exchange Tour & Talk, join Alastair Murdock for a tour of the former Apollo Cinema & hear the plans for its redevelopment 11am
  • 8th July: “The Bard at Blackburn” talk by Professor Sir Brian Vickers, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery 2pm (This talk is free but booking is essential 01254 667130)
  • 9th July: Get Crafty, Art & Craft Sessions, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery 12 -4pm
  • 9th July: Talon –The Best of The Eagles, Windsor Suite, King Georges Hall 7.30pm
  • 9th July: Summer Gala Concert “The Creation” by Joseph Haydn, Choirs & Community of Blackburn Cathedral 7pm
  • 9th July: “How to be a Man”, performance by Jon Coleman, The Bureau 7.30pm

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