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

30
SEP
James Taylor
Manchester Arena

Over the course of his long career James Taylor has earned 40 gold platinum and multi‐platinum awards and five Grammy Awards for a catalog running from 1970s Sweet Baby James to his Grammy Award‐winning efforts…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

02
OCT
Robert Newman
King George's Hall

Robert Newman at King George&039;s Hall in Blackburn on Thursday 02 October 2014. 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…

Location: 3.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

03
OCT
Dave Spikey A Work in Progress
Darwen Library Theatre

Dave Spikey A Work in Progress will be performing live Comedy at Darwen Library Theatre on the Friday 03 October 2014 in Darwen Lancashire. Buy tickets for Dave Spikey A Work in Progress online.…

Location: 0.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

03
OCT
Dave Spikey Work in Progress
Darwen Library Theatre

Dave Spikey Work in Progress at Darwen Library Theatre in Darwen on Friday 03 October 2014. 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: 0.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

04
OCT
Smirnoff's Big Night Out
Evoque, Preston

Think BIG production and BIG entertainmentBig Night Out is all about transforming your local venue to somethingspectacular whether its the lasers of Ibiza or the gymnasts from theCircus. Big Night Out is famous for bringing you the biggest mostspectacular club nights across…

Location: 10.3 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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04
OCT
Quadrophenia Night
King George's Hall

Quadrophenia Night appears live in Blackburn Lancashire at King George&039;s Hall on Saturday 04 October 2014. For ticket prices to watch Quadrophenia Night at King George&039;s Hall see the list of tickets available for Quadrophenia Night.…

Location: 3.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

05
OCT
CHORLEY WEDDING FAIR
Best Western Park Hall Hotel

Best Western Park Hall Hotel is set in a simply stunning setting. The Hotel nestled in over 100 acres of beautiful countryside boasts a lakeside location complete with its own jetty and spectacular fountain offering all the trappings of an idyllic country…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 07742 609136
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05
OCT
Blackburn Blues Festival 4
King George's Hall

Blackburn Blues Festival 4 appears live in Blackburn Lancashire at King George&039;s Hall on Sunday 05 October 2014. For ticket prices to watch Blackburn Blues Festival 4 at King George&039;s Hall see the list of tickets available for Blackburn Blues Festival…

Location: 3.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

05
OCT
Blues Festival 4
King George's Hall

Blues Festival 4 at King George&039;s Hall in Blackburn on Sunday 05 October 2014. 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: 3.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

06
OCT
Lady Boys of Bangkok
King Georges Hall

The Lady Boys of Bangkok are back in their latest sizzling and seductive production. Feel the temperature soar as the stars burn up the stage in Red Hot Kisses their brand new show for 2014. In an inferno of fun and frolics…

Location: 3.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01254 582579
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06
OCT
The Lady Boys of Bangkok
King George's Hall

The Lady Boys of Bangkok performs live at King George&039;s Hall in Blackburn Lancashire on Monday 06 October 2014. Buy and compare your tickets for The Lady Boys of Bangkok at King George&039;s Hall now.…

Location: 3.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

09
OCT
Lee Evans
Manchester Arena

MONSTERS is Lee Evans amazing new show with over 50 nights in the biggest arenas in the country. Lee will be playing to more fans than ever on this hotly anticipated tour of the UK…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

11
OCT
Chris Ramsey
Chorley Little Theatre

Fresh from a complete sell‐out twice extended 2012 tour multiple appearances on Celebrity Juice and 8 Out of 10 Cats and a starring role in BBC Two's Hebburn Chris embarks on a brand new tour…

Location: 7.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

12
OCT
BOLTON WEDDING SHOW
Bolton School

Bolton School is a grade II listing building providing an awe‐inspiring ambiance for any wedding ceremony and is an Exclusive Use wedding venue.This sought‐after venue boasts many stunning traditional features. Our wedding fair takes place in the Great Hall see image below…

Location: 7.9 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 07742 609136
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12
OCT
Tony Hadley
The Lowry

Tony Hadley appears live in Manchester Lancashire at The Lowry on Sunday 12 October 2014. For ticket prices to watch Tony Hadley at The Lowry see the list of tickets available for Tony Hadley.…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

13
OCT
Social Mondays: Presents: Ashley Taylor Dawson
Cameo, Preston

Join us for Social Mondays are the biggest and best student night of the week.This week we bring you our second PA of the term.Ashley Taylor Dawson Hollyoaks Darren Osbourne mixes an incredible DJ set exclusively at Cameo. Boasting three different rooms…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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13
OCT
Cheryl Cole
Phones 4u Arena Manchester

There have been many faces to Cheryl Cole over the past few years ‐ Cheryl Tweedy the Geordie beauty from Girls Aloud Cheryl Cole the tabloid favourite and reality show judge and Cheryl the Brit‐nominated…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

14
OCT
Dan Croll
53 Degrees

Dan Croll at 53 Degrees in Preston on Tuesday 14 October 2014. 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: 10.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

15
OCT
Disney On Ice 100 Years of Magic
MEN Arena

Tickets for Disney On Ice 100 Years of Magic at MEN Arena on the Wednesday 15 October 2014 are bound to sell out fast ‐ to watch Disney On Ice 100 Years of Magic live at MEN Arena see our list of…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

16
OCT
Disney On Ice
Manchester Arena

Your favorite Disney characters and stories brought to life with the artistry of ice skating to create an unforgettable family experience.…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Family Events

16
OCT
Jimeoin Is It
Albert Halls

Jimeoin Is It at Albert Halls in Bolton on Thursday 16 October 2014. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for event fans. Let us do…

Location: 7.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

16
OCT
Jimeoin Yes Yes Whatever
Albert Halls

Jimeoin Yes Yes Whatever will be performing live Comedy at Albert Halls on the Thursday 16 October 2014 in Bolton Lancashire. Buy tickets for Jimeoin Yes Yes Whatever online.…

Location: 7.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

17
OCT
Rivington Hall Barn Ntertain Event
Rivington Hall Barn

If you are arranging a Wedding or Event this is a must see show. See up to 8 superb entertainment acts live on one show giving you the chance to try before you buy. Ntertain are delighted to present our Wedding and…

Location: 6 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01942 530503
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17
OCT
Classics BBC Philharonic Orchestra
King George's Hall

Classics BBC Philharonic Orchestra at King Georges Hall in Blackburn on Friday 17 October 2014. 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…

Location: 3.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

17
OCT
Larry Miller
53 Degrees

After picking up his brother's guitar and writing his first song Larry Miller knew his future lay in Rock music. After many years in the music business and touring constantly Larry has built up a…

Location: 10.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

18
OCT
Spear of Destiny
King George's Hall

Spear of Destiny at King George&039;s Hall in Blackburn on Saturday 18 October 2014. 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: 3.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

21
OCT
Joan Armatrading
Albert Halls

Described as Britains First Lady of Song Joan Armatrading has been nominated for a Grammy Award on no less than three occasions. Possessing an extremely unique voice and strong rhythmical acoustic guitar she is…

Location: 7.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

21
OCT
Lady Gaga
Phones 4u Arena Manchester

Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotti or Lady Gaga as she became known is from New York and rumour has it that the stage name came from a love of Queens Radio Gaga. At the age of…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

23
OCT
An evening with Caro Emerald
MEN Arena

An evening with Caro Emerald appears live in Manchester Lancashire at MEN Arena on Thursday 23 October 2014. For ticket prices to watch An evening with Caro Emerald at MEN Arena see the list of tickets available for An evening with…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

23
OCT
Caro Emerald
Manchester Arena

Caro Emerald is a Jazz singer from Amsterdam. Her debut single Back It Up was released in 2009. Her debut album Deleted Scenes from the Cutting Room Floor spent 30 weeks in the Dutch album…

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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