What’s On in Blackburn from Monday, 11th December to Sunday 17th December 2017

It’s the Community Carol Service & Lantern Parade in Blackburn on Saturday, 16th December. This year the Carol Service at Blackburn Cathedral will start first at 3.30pm, the Lantern Parade will follow, starting on Ainsworth Street at 5pm and finishing with a spectacular firework display on King William Street.  Enjoy street performers, music & food along the way!

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 27th Jan 2018: Blackburn Artists’ Society Open Exhibition, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery, opening at 2pm on 25th Nov (Wednesday – Saturday 12 – 4.45pm)

Until 24th Dec: Santa’s Workshop, The Mall Blackburn

Until 31st Jan: Elements of Landscape Exhibition, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery (Wednesday – Saturday 12 -4.45pm)

Until 21st Dec: Paula Dibb Exhibition, The Bureau Centre for the Arts

Until 31st Dec: Pantomime “Beauty & The Beast”, King Georges Hall

11th Dec: East Lancashire Hospice “Light Up a Life” Carol Service, Blackburn Cathedral 7.30pm

12th Dec: Talk by Maurice Ffelan “The Friends of Roe Lee Park”, Blackburn Local History Soc., Blackburn Library 7.30pm

12th Dec: Blackburn Film Club “The Clash of the Titans”, The Bureau, Centre for the Arts 7.30pm

13th Dec: Blackburn College Festive Fair, University Atrium & The Curve 10am -2pm

14th Dec: “The Caribbean Mozart” Talk by John Turkington, Friends of Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery 2pm

14th Dec: Late Night Shopping in The Mall, Blackburn until 8pm

15th Dec: Elecrto 80’S, The Windsor Suite, King Georges Hall 7.30pm

15th Dec: Ada, Ada, Ada, Hornby Theatre, Blackburn Central Library 12 – 1pm

16th Dec: Get Crafty, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery 12 – 4pm

16th Dec: Blackburn Community Carol Service with Rev. Kate Bottley, Blackburn Cathedral 3.30pm

16th Dec: Festival of Light, Lantern Parade, Street performers, food & fireworks, Blackburn town centre from 5pm -7pm

16th Dec: George Michael Legacy, Windsor Suite, King Georges Hall 7.30pm

17th Dec: Blackburn Market open 10.30am – 4.30pm

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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