What's on inDarwen

Welcome to Darwen

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Darwen - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Darwen to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Darwen

04
MAR
Gary Delaney: Purist
The Lowry Centre

Back by popular demand double Sony Award winner & Chortle award nominee Gary Delaney has announced the final leg of his Purist tour that takes in a further 26 dates across the UK. The tour starts on 15th February at Chorleys…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01273 709709
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04
MAR
Don Banks Afternoon Variety show
Darwen Library Theatre

Don Banks Afternoon Variety show at Darwen Library Theatre live on Wednesday 04 March 2015 in Darwen Lancashire. For tickets to see Don Banks Afternoon Variety show at Darwen Library Theatre see the list of ticket prices.…

Location: 0.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

04
MAR
Rumours of Fleetwood Mac
Preston Guildhall

With their meticulously crafted instrumentals and tight harmonies Rumours of Fleetwood Mac bring back to the masses the classic hits of the legendary Fleetwood Mac.…

Location: 10.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

05
MAR
Rigoletto
King George's Hall

Rigoletto at King Georges Hall in Blackburn on Thursday 05 March 2015. Compare ticket prices from the UKs most respected and trusted ticket providers including Viagogo Seatwave GetMeIn Ticketmaster and Stubhub in order to get the best seats at the best prices…

Location: 3.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

06
MAR
Georges Comedy Club
King George's Hall

Georges Comedy Club at King George&039;s Hall in Blackburn on Friday 06 March 2015. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐ a ticket price…

Location: 3.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

07
MAR
ANNUAL CLITHEROE ANTIQUARIAN BOOKFAIR
St Mary's Centre

Thousands of rare and collectable volumes offered for sale from leading dealers from around the country. Free valuation of your old books by experts. REFRESHMENTS AND LIGHT SNACKS AVAILABLE.…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL:
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07
MAR
Indulgence
Cameo, Preston

Join us every Saturday night for 2 rooms of entertainment Party hard in Cameo or groove along to the classics in our Retro Room Vinyl.If thats not enough then you have the chilled out feel of the Lounge where we have our…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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07
MAR
Pack of Lies
Bolton Little Theatre

The Jacksons are a nice middle aged English couple. Their best friends are their Canadian neighbours the Krogers. All is blissful in their world until a detective from Scotland Yard asks to use their house as an observation station to try and…

Location: 8.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01204524469TICKETSOURCEAGENCY03336 663366
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07
MAR
Placebo
King George's Hall

Alternative rock band Placebo are; Brian Molko Stefan Olsdal and Steve Forrest. They have collectively released 6 albums to date and 29 singles. They are famed for hits such as Every You Every Me and…

Location: 3.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

07
MAR
The Script
Phones 4u Arena Manchester

'The Script' are an Irish poprock band from Dublin Ireland. They released their successful debut album in 2008 from which sprang hit singles such as 'We Cry' 2008 The band's second album release was 'Science…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

08
MAR
Preston Marriott Hotel wedding fayre
Preston Marriott Hotel

Come and see a variety of the Northwest's premier wedding suppliers. They are all on hand to offer advice and help make your wedding day a day to remember. We have 2 stunning catwalk shows showing off beautiful bridal gowns…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01942 206446
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09
MAR
Noel Gallaghers High Flying Birds
Phones 4u Arena Manchester

Noel Gallaghers High Flying Birds at Phones 4u Arena Manchester in Manchester on Monday 09 March 2015. We love live events and we know you love them too. Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

14
MAR
Paul Weller
King George's Hall

Famed for his success with the band The Jam from 1976‐82 Paul Weller is considered to be a successful national rather than international musician. His lyrics are rooted in British culture and he is often…

Location: 3.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

14
MAR
Spandau Ballet
Phones 4u Arena Manchester

Spandau Ballet at Phones 4u Arena Manchester in Manchester on Saturday 14 March 2015. Compare ticket prices from the UKs most respected and trusted ticket providers including Viagogo Seatwave GetMeIn Ticketmaster and Stubhub in order to get the best seats at the…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

17
MAR
The Australian Pink Floyd
Preston Guild Hall

With Pink Floyds immense discography that spans numerous genres its no surprise that the famous acid rockers from the 60s still have a massive following. However given that their last album was 1994s The Division…

Location: 10.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

17
MAR
The Australian Pink Floyd Show
Preston Guildhall

Emerging back in 1988 the original and credible Floyd act TAPFS has been getting bigger and better ever since. The band were described by Floyd drummer Nick Mason on BBC 5 Live as Very…

Location: 10.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

17
MAR
The Australian Pink Floyd VIP
Preston Guild Hall

The Australian Pink Floyd VIP at Preston Guild Hall in Preston on Tuesday 17 March 2015. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐ a…

Location: 10.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

20
MAR
Patrick Monahan
King George's Hall

Patrick Monahan at King George&039;s Hall in Blackburn on Friday 20 March 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch Patrick Monahan live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison…

Location: 3.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

21
MAR
Ghost Hunt at The Barlow Institute
The Barlow

Formerly called The Barlow Institute The Barlow is a community centre run by the local community after being taken over from the local authority.It was built at the beginning of the 20th Century and opened in 1909 as the result of a…

Location: 4.6 miles away
Category: Bizarre

TEL: 08444 143982
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21
MAR
McBusted
Phones 4u Arena Manchester

British supergroup McBusted were formed ‐ unsurprisingly ‐ from successful boy bands McFly and Busted in 2013 and their original 11‐date tour increased to 34 dates throughout April and June 2014. The group have also…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

22
MAR
Vibrant Vintage Fair
Haigh Hall, Wigan, Lancashire

Vibrant Vintage are organising 5 fabulous vintage and retro craft fairs at the impressive stately Haigh Hall during 2015. The fairs have a wide range of stalls selling vintage and retro clothing accessories home wear collectables and china dating from 1920s…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 07787 316234
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23
MAR
Usher
Phones 4u Arena Manchester

Usher at Phones 4u Arena Manchester in Manchester on Monday 23 March 2015. Its bloomin hard work tracking down the best seats at the best prices so why dont you let us do it. Our clever system imports all the tickets…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

25
MAR
Afternoon Variety Show
King George's Hall

Afternoon Variety Show performs live at King George&039;s Hall in Blackburn Lancashire on Wednesday 25 March 2015. Buy and compare your tickets for Afternoon Variety Show at King George&039;s Hall now.…

Location: 3.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

26
MAR
Train
Phones 4u Arena Manchester

Train are a San Francisco rock band known for their pop sensibilities. Since 1994 Train have been recording and perhaps more importantly playing live non‐stop in support of their vision of great music being performed…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

26
MAR
Train The Magic Numbers
Phones 4u Arena Manchester

Train The Magic Numbers at Phones 4u Arena Manchester in Manchester on Thursday 26 March 2015. Its bloomin hard work tracking down the best seats at the best prices so why dont you let us do it. Our clever system imports…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

27
MAR
Classics Manchester Camerata
King George's Hall

Classics Manchester Camerata at King George&039;s Hall in Blackburn on Friday 27 March 2015. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Classics Manchester Camerata live…

Location: 3.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

29
MAR
Preston City Wedding Fair
Preston Masonic Vintage Hall

everything for your wedding . Traditional and Vintage inspired venue dressing . Catwalk 3pm from Bridal BlissShowing 2015 new designer gowns . Brides maids flower girls Mother of the Bride as well Bridal Gowns.Free wedding Book . Free County Brides ..Over 25…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 07538 425283
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02
APR
Cirque Surreal - The Voyagers
The Lowry Theatre

A dynamic fusion of circus dance drama and comedy will highlight the outstanding talents of world class artistes in this spectacular show for all the family this Easter at The Lowry.Leading performance artistes from over 10 countries have come together for the…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08432 086000
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02
APR
Dub Rising Tour 2015
The Grand Venue

Dub Rising UK Tour 2015 presents a compelling mix of live roots rock reggae music and roots and culture sound systems…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01200 421599
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02
APR
Betway Premier League Darts 2015
Phones 4u Arena Manchester

Betway Premier League Darts 2015 at Phones 4u Arena Manchester in Manchester on Thursday 02 April 2015. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Betway Premier League Darts 2015 tickets so weve done the legwork…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Sports

Tourist Attractions


British Commercial Vehicle Museum

The British Commercial Vehicle Museum has a compelling story to tell .It represents one of the largest manufacturing industries in the United kingdom.Over one milllion people in the UK are employed in some way with the road transport industry and its infastructure.Trucks carry more than 98 of the…

East Lancashire Railway

Where steam power meets breathtaking scenery Located in the heart of Bury Town Centre, the East Lancashire Ralway has been your gateway to great days out since 1846.From days out cycling, walking or wildlife spotting to afternoons at tea rooms nestled away in picturesque towns and villages. Get…

Salmesbury Hall

Samlesbury Hall is a 14th Century Manor House. Over the years there have been many changes. It is administered by a registered charity known as the Samlesbury Hall trust whose aim is to maintain the Hall for the people of the area. The trust was founded in the…

Turton Tower

A Delightful Tudor House in Woodland Gardens A distinctive 15th century English country house. Set in relaxing woodlands on the edge of the popular walking area of the West Pennine Moors.Period rooms displaying a magnificent collection of decorative woodwork, paintings and furniture includes items loaned from the…

Whalley Abbey

Standing on the banks of the River Calder, Whalley Abbey has been a focal point for hospitality since the fourteenth century. It began its history as a community of Cistercian monks. The ruins that still stand in the grounds today remind visitors of St. Benedict's rule to receive…

Accrington & District Golf Club

Accrington & District Golf Club ‐ golf course in Accrington, Lancashire. Contact the golf course on telephone number 01254 231091 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Accrington & District Golf Club golf courseclub.…

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