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

01
FEB
Peter Kay
Phones 4u Arena Manchester

Peter Kay returns after almost 5 years to live stand‐up comedy with his The Tour That Doesnt Tour show at the MEN Arena in Manchester. Get your Peter Kay tickets for his 2010 stand‐up comedy…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

01
FEB
Peter Kay Pheonix Nights
Phones 4u Arena Manchester

Peter Kay Pheonix Nights at Phones 4u Arena Manchester in Manchester on Sunday 01 February 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: 17 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

01
FEB
Peter Kay Phoenix Nights
Phones 4u Arena Manchester

Peter Kay Phoenix Nights at Phones 4u Arena Manchester in Manchester on Sunday 01 February 2015. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Peter Kay Phoenix Nights tickets so weve done the legwork for you.…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

02
FEB
FREE taster session at the Bury Rock Choir
The Met (Edwin Street Recording Studio Top Floor)

The Bury Rock Choir is led by singerpianist Maxine Cherrie. Youve probably heard of our unique sellout O2 arena event in 2013 and our secret singing flash mobs around country for Comic Relief just search Great British flash mob on YouTube but…

Location: 9.9 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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03
FEB
FREE taster session at the Norden/Bamford Rock Cho
Small Hall

Your friendly local Norden choir is run by vocal teacher Phil Reynolds. We support a number of local charities raising money and awareness around Greater Manchester and as a choir we also sing together with other Rock Choir singers in the nearby…

Location: 11.8 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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04
FEB
FREE taster session at the Middleton Rock Choir
St Peter's Church Hall

The Middleton Rock Choir is led by Greater Manchester based musician Phil Reynolds. The choir is for all ages and all the local Greater Manchester branches of Rock Choir like ours come together to do incredible gigs like the 9500 seat Liverpool…

Location: 15.3 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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04
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Don Banks Afternoon Variety show
Darwen Library Theatre

Don Banks Afternoon Variety show performs live at Darwen Library Theatre in Darwen Lancashire on Wednesday 04 February 2015. Buy and compare your tickets for Don Banks Afternoon Variety show at Darwen Library Theatre now.…

Location: 0.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

06
FEB
The Exchange
Cameo, Preston

Drinks prices fluctuate during the course of the night based on purchases just like the stock exchange. Watch drinks prices go up and then crash back down again.Plus we will be playing all your favourite Chart & Party tunes to make it…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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06
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Georges Comedy Club
King George's Hall

Georges Comedy Club at King George&039;s Hall in Blackburn on Friday 06 February 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…

Location: 3.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

07
FEB
American Wrestling
King George's Hall

American Wrestling appear live to play Wrestling at King George&039;s Hall on Saturday 07 February 2015 in Blackburn Lancashire. For the best ticket prices see below.…

Location: 3.8 miles away
Category: Sports

09
FEB
#MondayMayhem: Valentines Traffic Light Party
Cameo, Preston

Its that time of year were love is in the air.So join us for our traffic light party weather your single just trying out or loved up we have the perfect way to let everyone know your game or not.Dont forget that…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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11
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Navigating the Ultra High Definition Ecosystem
BBC MediaCity UK

The topic of the 2015 seminar series is Navigating the Ultra High Definition UHD Ecosystem and will begin its worldwide journey with the SMPTE UK Section in London and Salford.The seminar will touch on the potential impact of new and emerging UHD…

Location: 16.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: +1(914)20 5-2381
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13
FEB
You Me At Six
Phones 4u Arena Manchester

Together since 2004 English rock band 'You Me at Six' released their debut album 'Take Off Your Colours' in 2008. They claim inspiration from American bands such as 'Blink 182' and 'Thrice' and have received…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

13
FEB
You Me At Six All Time Low
Phones 4u Arena Manchester

You Me At Six All Time Low at Phones 4u Arena Manchester in Manchester on Friday 13 February 2015. Compare ticket prices from the UKs most respected and trusted ticket providers including Viagogo Seatwave GetMeIn Ticketmaster and Stubhub in order to get…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

14
FEB
Absolute Blondie (Valentines Night)
Moses Gate

ABSOLUTE BLONDIE are the Ultimate Tribute to Blondie & Deborah Harry performing LIVE classic Blondie anthems like HEART OF GLASS MARIA SUNDAY GIRL ATOMIC CALL ME THE TIDE IS HIGH and many more Their energy packed show is fun and comes…

Location: 9.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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15
FEB
GARY DELANEY ‘PURIST’ TOUR 2015
Venues across the UK

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: 7.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01273 709709
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15
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Gary Delaney: Purist
Chorley Little Theatre

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: 7.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01273 709709
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20
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X Factor Live
Phones 4u Arena Manchester

You've watched them perform on your telly and now you can see them LIVE on tour. That's right X Factor fans our final eight are coming to a stage near you in February 2014 ‐…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

21
FEB
Go West
King George's Hall

Celebrating their 25th anniversary the legendary Go West tour to packed audiences in this latest concert tour. You can expect to hear all their famous hits including Call Me Dont Look Now Eye to…

Location: 3.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

21
FEB
Ross Noble
The Lowry

Northumbrian lad Ross Noble is a familiar face to most of us who watch celebrity quizzes like Have I Got News for You etc. His stand‐up routines are exceptional with most of his material being…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

25
FEB
Afternoon Variety Show
King George's Hall

Afternoon Variety Show at King George&039;s Hall live on Wednesday 25 February 2015 in Blackburn Lancashire. For tickets to see Afternoon Variety Show at King George&039;s Hall see the list of ticket prices.…

Location: 3.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

27
FEB
Ghost Hunts at Haigh Hall
Haigh Hall

In partnership with Haigh Hall UK Shadow Seekers are offering a Ghost Hunt that may turn your hair greyHaigh pronounced Hay Hall is located in Wigan Lancashire.A Grade II listed building built between 1827 and 1840 by James Lindsay the 7th Earl…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Bizarre

TEL: 01942 832895
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27
FEB
The Black Keys
Phones 4u Arena Manchester

The Black Keys are a band that have undergone quite a transformation since they emerged in 2001 from drummer Patrick Carneys basement with an album on an 8‐track recorder. That album The Big Come Up…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

28
FEB
Lionel Richie
Phones 4u Arena Manchester

Lionel Richie is THE legendary soul singer songwriter and record producer from the USA who has sold an astonishing 100million albums throughout his successful career.…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

01
MAR
Worsley Park Marriott Hotel Wedding Fair
Worsley Park A Marriott Hotel And Country Club

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: 13.4 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01942 206446
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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

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

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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

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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