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

27
SEP
St George's Student Lock-In, Preston
St George's Shopping Centre

CALLING ALL STUDENTSShopping bags at the ready as the BEST student shopping experience is coming to St Georges Shopping Centre Preston this freshers2016 Prepare your student selves for a night full of MASSIVE discounts offers and giveaways; exclusively for the students of…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 02920 647007
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27
SEP
World of Wine Course
Holiday Inn, Preston

Join us on a jaunt around the globe on Tuesday evenings starting 27th Sept as we visit a variety of wine‐making countries tasting everything from Chianti Classico to Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc Argentine Malbec to Chablis and Champagne. If you want an in‐depth…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01253 301934
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30
SEP
A R Rahman
Manchester Arena

A R Rahman at Manchester Arena in Manchester on Friday 30 September 2016. 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…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

01
OCT
Christmas 2016 at Pesto at the Dicconson Arms
Pesto at the Dicconson Arms

This year you can enjoy a variety of festive party menus for groups of 8 or more at Pesto from £15.95 lunch and £19.95 or £25.95 lunch or dinner to make your special Christmas event with friends family and loved ones go…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01257 252733
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01
OCT
Christmas 2016 at Pesto at the Trafford Centre
Pesto at the Trafford Centre

This year you can enjoy a variety of festive party menus for groups of 8 or more at Pesto from £15.95 lunch and £19.95 or £25.95 lunch or dinner to make your special Christmas event with friends family and loved ones go…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01617 498228
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01
OCT
Kumon Bury Maths and English Free Trial
Bolton Road Methodist Church

At your local Kumon Bury Study Centre our aim is to develop students into confident independent learners and help them achieve their full potential. Kumon enables children to confidently take on new challenges and develop strong study skills.We believe this opportunity to…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07713 131480
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07
OCT
Fifth Harmony
Manchester Arena

Fifth Harmony at Manchester Arena in Manchester on Friday 07 October 2016. 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 for…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

13
OCT
Disney On Ice Frozen
Manchester Arena

Disney On Ice Frozen at Manchester Arena in Manchester on Thursday 13 October 2016. 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: 17 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

15
OCT
Firewalk
The Legacy Rainbow House

£10 entry minimum sponsorship of £40 per personTraining sessions are given to each participant prior to the firewalk. Food & refreshments are available on the evening. Spectators welcomed & encouragedMinimum age to take part is 14.THIS EVENT IS KINDLY SUPPORTED…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01704 823276
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16
OCT
Lecture: Health & Healing on the Spiritual Path
Quaker Meeting Room,

Through the absorption of the divine power many people are experiencing the healing of illnesses and pain that have been declared as incurable by the medical profession. The words of Bruno Groening: There is no incurable God is the greatest physician has…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07599 209293
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18
OCT
Steel Panther
Manchester Arena

Supersonic Sex Machine 17 Girls In A Row and It Wont Suck Itself. No not questionable late night films these are in fact just a few of the song titles from glam metal rockers Steel…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

19
OCT
Twopence To Cross The Mersey
Preston Guildhall

Helen Forresters Twopence To Cross The Mersey tells the true story of a young girl and her formerly wealthy family as they are suddenly thrown into poverty during the Great Depression of the 1930s. Leaving behind the nannies servants and comfortable middle‐class…

Location: 10.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772 804444
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19
OCT
Nickelback
Manchester Arena

Nickelback are a group of four Canadian performers who play an emogrunge style of music. Tickets for this event should sell out quickly due to Nickelbacks growing popularity here in the UK so if…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

20
OCT
Justin Bieber
Manchester Arena

Justin Drew Bieber is just 16 years old but has shot to fame as one of Canadas most currently successful singer‐songwriters. Discovered my his manager after Biebers mum posted videos of his R&B covers on…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

22
OCT
The Four Tops and The Temptations
Manchester Arena

The Four Tops and The Temptations at Manchester Arena in Manchester on Saturday 22 October 2016. We love live events and we know you love them too. Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from reputable…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

24
OCT
Bad Company
Manchester Arena

Bad Company at Manchester Arena in Manchester on Monday 24 October 2016. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Bad Company tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo GetMeIn Seatwave…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

28
OCT
Bear Grylls Endeavour
Manchester Arena

Bear Grylls Endeavour at Manchester Arena in Manchester on Friday 28 October 2016. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Bear Grylls Endeavour live in…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

29
OCT
Tyson Fury vs Wladimir Klitschko
Manchester Arena

Tyson Fury vs Wladimir Klitschko at Manchester Arena in Manchester on Saturday 29 October 2016. 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…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Sports

30
OCT
Maxwell Mary J Blige
Manchester Arena

Maxwell Mary J Blige at Manchester Arena in Manchester on Sunday 30 October 2016. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Maxwell Mary J Blige tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

03
NOV
Selena Gomez
Manchester Arena

Selena Gomez at Manchester Arena in Manchester on Thursday 03 November 2016. 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 comparison service.…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

05
NOV
WWE Live
Manchester Arena

WWE Live at Manchester Arena in Manchester on Saturday 05 November 2016. We love live events and we know you love them too. Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from reputable companies including Ticketmaster GetMeIn…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Sports

06
NOV
Lancashire Traditional & vintage wedding show
Preston Masonic Vintage Hall

Over 25 professional vendors in the Vintage Ballroom 2 Catwalks 12.30 and 2pm by The Bridal House Morecambe .Buy or book appointment on the day to SAVE ££££.£100 off when you book Masonic Hall for your wedding Vintage mixed with traditional style…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 07538 425283
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06
NOV
Bastille
Manchester Arena

Bastille. You have to love a band that's name's a album Laura Palmer off the lead character from Twin Peaks don't you Beyond great taste in film credit Bastille's founder and singer songwriter Dan…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

08
NOV
Bring Me the Horizon
Manchester Arena

Bring Me the Horizon at Manchester Arena in Manchester on Tuesday 08 November 2016. We love live events and we know you love them too. Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from reputable companies including…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

10
NOV
Billy Connolly
Manchester Arena

Scottish comedian actor and musician has been on the comedy scene since the early 70s where he changed from being a folk singer with a comedic persona to hit comedian. Known as The Big…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

16
NOV
Run In The Dark Manchester 5K & 10K Option
Manchester - MediaCityUk

AS DARKNESS falls on 16th November 25000 people around the world will get up from their armchairs and televisions pull on their running shoes slip on their red flashing armbands and hit the road to Run in the Dark.In over 50 cities…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 02036 426755
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18
NOV
Absolute Bowie
King George's Hall Blackburn

There will only ever be one David Bowie he was unique in every way and an inspiration to millions. Absolute Bowie Europes Finest David Bowie Tribute continue to celebrate the life and music of the Starman with a spectacular show uniting Bowie…

Location: 3.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01254 582579
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18
NOV
Sean Lock
Preston Guildhall

Sean Lock began his career as a stand‐up comedian and was named Best Live Comic in 2000 at the British Comedy Awards. He has since branched out into TV and acting work along with appearances…

Location: 10.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

18
NOV
Simply Red
Manchester Arena

Simply Red announced their retirement in 2010 after 25 years of musical success. The British soul group fronted by Manchester‐lad Mick Hucknall are thought to have sold over 50 million albums world wide and entertained…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

23
NOV
Alter Bridge
Manchester Arena

Lead vocalist and guitarist Myles Kennedy fronts this popular American rock band who originate from the suburbs of Detroit. Formed in 2004 the lads named their band after a bridge that once existed on…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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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