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.

Editor's Picks






Forthcoming events in Darwen

22
NOV
The Vintage Ball
Park Hall Hotel

The Legacy Rainbow House Charity Annual Ball. This years theme is Vintage.Come along and celebrate our 14th annual event.Ticket price includes a drink on arrival 3 course dinner teacoffee to finish live entertainment and entry into a free prize draw.Also on…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01704 823276
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22
NOV
Andy FairweatherLow
Darwen Library Theatre

Andy FairweatherLow at Darwen Library Theatre live on Saturday 22 November 2014 in Darwen Lancashire. For tickets to see Andy FairweatherLow at Darwen Library Theatre see the list of ticket prices.…

Location: 0.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

22
NOV
Linkin Park
Phones 4u Arena Manchester

California based Linkin Park have been on the rockmetal scene since 1996. Their debut album Hybrid Theory was a chart hit and they have gone on to further success with their 3 subsequent albums. …

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

23
NOV
Bryan Adams
Phones 4u Arena Manchester

Bryan Guy Adams now 50 years old is Canadas best selling male rock artist. As a musician singer‐songwriter he has seen major successes and also has become a fairly famous photographer and social activist more…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

23
NOV
Dave Gorman
The Lowry

English author presenter and stand‐up comedian Dave Gorman takes his stories of extreme adventures and experiences to theatres across the length of the country. Born in Staffordshire Dave first performed live at the 1998 Edinburgh…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

25
NOV
Erasure
Preston Guildhall

Pop legends Erasure embark on a new UK tour in support of new album Tomorrows World their first new album in four years. With a career spanning 25 years the band are responsible for such…

Location: 10.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

26
NOV
Frank Skinner
King George's Hall

Run extended for 5 weeks only following a sold out run at Soho Theatre. Don't miss your chance to see the brand new live show from comedy legend Frank Skinner. You could put Skinner…

Location: 3.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

26
NOV
Frank Skinner Man in a Suit
King George's Hall

Frank Skinner Man in a Suit at King Georges Hall in Blackburn on Wednesday 26 November 2014. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐…

Location: 3.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

27
NOV
Lancashire Day
Park Hall Hotel

Have a great day out and celebrate Lancashire Day at the Lancastrian Suite Park Hall Hotel Charnock Richard Chorley.There will be stalls selling local Lancashire produce crafts and gifts and fabulous entertainment music clog dancing and Lancashire Life food reporter Philippa James…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01704 823276
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27
NOV
Paul Hollywood
Preston Guildhall

TVs baking star Paul Hollywood brings his first ever live show to the UK in 2014. Paul Hollywood Live ‐ Get Your Bake On sees Paul take to the stage for an evening of baking…

Location: 10.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

28
NOV
Slash
Phones 4u Arena Manchester

Slash used to be the lead guitarist of the American hard rock band Guns N Roses. After leaving the group in 1996 he was involved in a couple of bands for some time until he…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

29
NOV
Demi Lovato
Manchester Arena

Demi Lovato was the star of the hit Disney Channel Series Sonny With A Chance. With her rockin voice being heard throughout the Camp Rock films shes grown to be one of the biggest stars…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

29
NOV
Enrique Iglesias
MEN Arena

Enrique Iglesias at MEN Arena in Manchester on Saturday 29 November 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 Ticketmaster GetMeIn…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

29
NOV
Enrique Iglesias Demi Lovato
Phones 4u Arena Manchester

Enrique Iglesias Demi Lovato at Phones 4u Arena Manchester in Manchester on Saturday 29 November 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…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

29
NOV
Soul Night
King George's Hall

Soul Night appears live in Blackburn Lancashire at King George&039;s Hall on Saturday 29 November 2014. For ticket prices to watch Soul Night at King George&039;s Hall see the list of tickets available for Soul Night.…

Location: 3.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

30
NOV
Table Top Sale
Whalley Village Hall

Table Top Sale Whalley Village Hall Whalley BB7 9TD LancashireSunday November 30th ‐ 10am till 3pm ‐ FREE ENTRY PLEASE NOTE ‐ There will be no Table Top Sale in December or January Sellers: £10 a table Contact…

Location: 9.2 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 07841 759409
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30
NOV
Jeff Wayne#';s War of the Worlds
Manchester Arena

Tickets for Jeff Wayne039;s War of the Worlds at Manchester Arena on the Sunday 30 November 2014 are bound to sell out fast ‐ to watch Jeff Wayne039;s War of the Worlds live at Manchester Arena see our list of ticket comparison…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

30
NOV
Jeff Waynes War of the Worlds
Manchester Arena

One of the most successful stage shows of recent times Jeff Wayne's Musical Version of The War of The Worlds ‐ Alive on Stage returns to UK Following a triumphant UK and European arena tour…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

30
NOV
The War of the Worlds
Phones 4u Arena Manchester

One of the most successful stage shows of recent times Jeff Wayne's Musical Version of The War of The Worlds ‐ Alive on Stage returns to UK Following a triumphant UK and European arena tour…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

03
DEC
Don Banks Afternoon Variety show
Darwen Library Theatre

Don Banks Afternoon Variety show performs live at Darwen Library Theatre in Darwen Lancashire on Wednesday 03 December 2014. Buy and compare your tickets for Don Banks Afternoon Variety show at Darwen Library Theatre now.…

Location: 0.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

04
DEC
Ladies Christmas Shopping Night
Baku Lounge

Charity Ladies Night at Baku Lounge Chorley.Tickets £5 per person to include a glass of fizz on arrival.Stalls selling fabulous christmas gifts jewellery clothes and much much more.All proceeds in aid of The Legacy Rainbow House charity.…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01704 823276
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04
DEC
Pickwick Festival
Whalley Village Centre

Whalley Pickwick Festival Thursday 4th December ‐ 6pm till 9pmThe village of Whalley will be celebrating twenty six years of its annual Pickwick Night on Thursday 4th December 2014 between 6pm‐9pm.The Whalley Pickwick Committee are delighted to announce Famous Ghost Walker and…

Location: 9.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07841 759409
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04
DEC
Key 103 Christmas Live 2014
Phones 4u Arena Manchester

Key 103 Christmas Live 2014 at Phones 4u Arena Manchester in Manchester on Thursday 04 December 2014. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

05
DEC
Classic Cuts: Featuring Retro
Cameo, Preston

Retro rsquo returns to Cameo Preston hellipThe UK rsquos undisputed longest running dance brand Retro which could be crowned the pioneers of the classic house sound is returns for its monthly event residency here at the all new lsquo Cameo rsquo Preston.lsquo…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL:
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05
DEC
Culture Club
MEN Arena

Culture Club at MEN Arena in Manchester on Friday 05 December 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 Ticketmaster GetMeIn…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

05
DEC
Georges Comedy Club
King George's Hall

Georges Comedy Club at King George&039;s Hall in Blackburn on Friday 05 December 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: Theatre & Performing Arts

06
DEC
Ghost Hunt of Salford Museum
Salford Museum and Art Gallery

Salford Museum Charity Ghost HuntCharity Ghost Hunt For Hearts and Mind Charity Challenge6th December 2014 8pm‐3am Tickets £50.00Salford Museum Peel Park Crescent Salford M5 4WUAre you brave enough Why dont you try and join us on this event for a very worthwhile…

Location: 16.6 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 07950 350810
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06
DEC
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

TEL:
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06
DEC
Alfie Boe
Manchester Arena

Alfie Boe the English opera singing sensation has given many performances. Alfie Boe was the lead in Baz Luhrmanns highly acclaimed Broadway production of La boheme in 2003. Boe signed with the Classic FM Presents…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

06
DEC
The DAPA Cabaret Selection Box
Darwen Library Theatre

Families and children will love The DAPA Cabaret Selection Box live at Darwen Library Theatre on the Saturday 06 December 2014 in Darwen Lancashire. For a list of ticket prices to watch The DAPA Cabaret Selection Box live at Darwen Library…

Location: 0.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

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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