What's On Monday, 26th October 2015 to Sunday, 1st November 2015

Here’s our list of events in & around Blackburn from Monday, 26th October 2015 to Sunday, 1st November 2015

It’s Half Term & Halloween next week and there are lots of activities & events throughout the Borough to keep everyone entertained!

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:

26th – 30th Oct: Halloween Fun, Blackburn Mall 11am – 4pm (Special guest appearances on 29th Oct – Snow Queen & Haunted Fairy 12 -3pm)

27TH Oct: Britannia Rules the Waves, a Royal Exchange Theatre tour, Blackburn Youth Zone 6pm

27th Oct: Blackburn Local History Society “Blackburn’s Poets”, talk by Dr Andrew Hobbs, Blackburn Library 7.30pm

27th Oct: Blackburn Ghost, Murder & Mystery Walking Tour, with Simon Entwistle, meet Blackburn Rail Station entrance 7pm

28th Oct – 31st Oct: Halloween Themed “Get Crafty”, Blackburn Museum 12 -4pm

28th Oct: Wellybobs Road Show, Blackburn Market, Church Street 10am – 4pm

28th Oct: Family Craft Workshops, Blackburn Library 2pm -3pm

28th Oct: Hoosiers, Windsor Suite, King Georges Hall, 7pm

28th Oct: Zombie Zumbathon, Blackburn Youth Zone 6.30 – 8.30pm

29th Oct: Snow Queen & Haunted Fairy, Blackburn Mall 12 -3pm

29th Oct: Tree Fu Tom, King Georges Hall 1pm

29th Oct: Dig It Halloween Special, live music for under 20s, Blakeys Café Bar, King Georges Hall 7pm

30th Oct: Junior Halloween Party, Blackburn Youth Zone 6.30pm

30th Oct: Phantom of the Opera with live score by Minima, The Bureau 8.30pm

31st Oct: Halloween Face Painting, Blackburn Market 11am -4pm

31st Oct & 1st Nov: Out of This World Family Sci- Fi Event, Blackburn Mall Shopping Centre

31st Oct: Pilgrimage part III: Dance of the Dead, by Gypsy Carrot, The Bureau 10pm -4am

1st Nov: Paddy McGuinness, King Georges Hall 7.30pm

1st Nov: Diversity Family Halloween Party, Blackburn Youth Zone 10am-1pm

1st Nov: Blackburn Hawks v Sheffield Senators, Blackburn Ice Arena 5.45pm

Until 8th Nov: The Life of Jesus Christ, Exhibition by Emma J Horsfield, Blackburn Cathedral

Until 14th Nov: Cotton To Gold, Extraordinary Collections of the Industrial North West, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery

Until 31st October: Pop-up Art Exhibition by Johnny Berthol & Catherine Kaufman, Blackburn is Open Shop (Thursday –

Other Events around the Borough:

26th to 30th Oct: Spooky Half  Term Fun, Halloween themed healthy activities at Blackburn Central High School, Pleckgate High School & Witton Park Arena (Book: 01254 666970)

26th Oct: Children’s Holiday Party, Thwaites Empire Theatre 2pm

26th – 31st Oct: Halloween Experience, Wellybobs Farm (Various Times) Booking 01254 772884

27th Oct: Hansel & Gretal, Thwaites Empire Theatre 2pm

28th Oct: Skyride cycle ride, Towpath Trails (8 miles) meet Witton Park Cycle Centre 10am

28th – 31st Oct: Halloween Experience, Wellbeing Farm, Edgworth 2 -4.30pm (Booking Essential)

29th Oct: The Dressing Room by Bobby Ball, Thwaites Empire Theatre 7.30pm

30th Oct: Dracula by Ribcage Productions, Thwaites Theatre 7.30pm

30th Heavy Halloween, in aid of East Lancs Hospice, St Pauls WMC 7pm

31st Oct: Witton Halloween Fest, Witton Country Park 3 -5pm

31st Oct & 1st Nov: The Twitts by The Empire Theatre Players, Thwaites Empire Theatre 1.30 & 6pm

31st Oct: Halloween Family Party, Wellybobs Farm (Booking essential)

1st Nov: Skyride cycle ride: Copster Green, Chipping & back via Chaigley with The Young Weavers (38 miles – Adult only) meet Witton Park Arena 9.30am

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