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

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Dave Spikey
Darwen Library Theatre

Daves hilarious new show examines many more situations in life where words really dont come easy . These include tongue‐tied parents explaining the facts of life ridiculous newspaper stories poems …

Location: 0.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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Dave Spikey UK Tour Warm Up
Darwen Library Theatre

Dave Spikey UK Tour Warm Up will be performing live Comedy at Darwen Library Theatre on the Thursday 18 September 2014 in Darwen Lancashire. Buy tickets for Dave Spikey UK Tour Warm Up online.…

Location: 0.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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Classic Cuts: Featuring DJ Mark Freejack and Baby
Cameo, Preston

Join 97.4 Rock FMs DJ Mark Freejack as he brings the club version of his hit Sunday Radio Show Classic Cuts to Cameo.Performing live on the night will be Baby D best known for their UK 1 single Let Me Be Your…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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Macdonald Kilhey Court, Ntertain Event and Wedding
Macdonald Kilhey Court Hotel

Imagine a top quality variety show combined with a wedding fayre giving you a great night out and chance to try your entertainment before you buy.Venue DescriptionLocated just 10 minutes drive from the M6 and M61 motorways and within easy reach of…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01942 530503
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T Rextasy I Love to Boogie
Burnley Mechanics

SWEENEY ENTERTAINMENTS PRESENTSwww.sweeneyentertainments.co.ukI LOVE TO BOOGIE WITH TREXTASYFriday 19th September 2014Burnley MechanicsIn 1973 a record was released which would bridge the generation gap and become a rock anthem to both young and old ‐ 20th Century Boy was written and composed by…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01282 664400
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Martin Stephenson
Darwen Library Theatre

Martin Stephenson appears live in Darwen Lancashire at Darwen Library Theatre on Friday 19 September 2014. For ticket prices to watch Martin Stephenson at Darwen Library Theatre see the list of tickets available for Martin Stephenson.…

Location: 0.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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Jack Daniel's Birthday
Squires, Preston

Join us this Saturday for our big Jack Daniels birthday celebration Music lights and JD... What more do you needAnd why not streamline your experience by ordering your JD via the UKCN app Visit: http:app.ukcn.com for more information.Squires: Join DJ Shaggy as…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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Workout In
intu Trafford Centre

Hey Ladies I am going to the Trafford Centre to join a large‐scale FREE workout session come on down and help create one of the biggest workout session the region has ever seen This oneoff event is to mark the launch of…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 08450 941007
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BLACKBURN WEDDING FAIR
The Whitehall Hotel

The Whitehall Hotel is a privately owned traditional country house hotel in Darwen. The venue dates back to 1898 and successfully fuses many traditional period features with a newly‐refurbished stunning contemporary function suite.We have a collection of leading local bespoke wedding businesses…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 07742 609136
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BURY WEDDING SHOW
The Village Urban Resort Manchester

The Village Urban Resort Bury adds the v. to a v. happy couple offering great function rooms with spectacular facilities great food and even a spa for the indulgent hens.Our wedding fair is a premium wedding event and provides a comprehensive selection…

Location: 10.7 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 07742 609136
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Peppa Pig#';s Big Splash
King George's Hall

Peppa Pig039;s Big Splash at King George&039;s Hall a live event taking place on Tuesday 23 September 2014 in Blackburn Lancashire for what will be a great family event.…

Location: 3.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

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Peppa Pigs Big Splash
King George's Hall

Families and children will love Peppa Pigs Big Splash live at King George&039;s Hall on the Tuesday 23 September 2014 in Blackburn Lancashire. For a list of ticket prices to watch Peppa Pigs Big Splash live at King George&039;s Hall see…

Location: 3.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

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Legs Eleven Bingo Night
Shaw Hill Golf and Country Club

The Legacy Rainbow House 2nd annual charity fun bingo night at Shaw Hill Golf & Country Club.Ticket price is £10 per person and includes bingo games and a delicious Hot Pot Supper.Retail stands exhibiting clothes jewellery and gifts. Charity raffle to…

Location: 6.6 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01704 823276
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Paul Daniels
King George's Hall

Paul Daniels at King George&039;s Hall in Blackburn on Thursday 25 September 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: 3.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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Funeral for a Friend
King George's Hall

Funeral for a Friend at King George&039;s Hall live on Friday 26 September 2014 in Blackburn Lancashire. For tickets to see Funeral for a Friend at King George&039;s Hall see the list of ticket prices.…

Location: 3.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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Kylie Minogue
Manchester Arena

Aussie singer songwriter and actress Kylie Minogue has come an extremely long way since we first saw her appear in Neighbours way back in the 80's. Now an astonishing 45 years old yeah really…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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King Georges Hall Blackburn
King Georges Hall

A special Northern Soul All Nighter at a fantastic venue.Join DJs Kev Roberts Richard Searling Ginger Taylor Mick H Nige Brown Sean Chapmanand many more for a feat of top quality Northern Soul.…

Location: 3.9 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01254- 582582
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Jason Mraz
The Lowry Manchester

American singer‐songwriter Jason Mraz has elements of Reggae pop rock folk and jazz within his own unique style. He is best known for singles like Im Yours which shot him to international success and gained…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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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

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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

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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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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

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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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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

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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

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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