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

20
DEC
Beauty and the Beast Pantomime
Darwen Library Theatre

Beauty and the Beast Pantomime at Darwen Library Theatre live Pantomime on Saturday 20 December 2014 in Darwen Lancashire. To compare ticket prices for the Beauty and the Beast Pantomime event at Darwen Library Theatre see the list of ticket companies.…

Location: 0.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

20
DEC
Russell Howard
Manchester Arena

Award‐winning comic Russell Howard and regular on BBCs Mock The Week hits the road to bring his unique comedy style to a discerning crowd of fans. Born in Somerset England Russells awards include Zoo…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

20
DEC
Russell Howard Wonderbox
MEN Arena

One of Britain's funniest and most successful comedians Russell Howard returns to delight his UK audiences with his first live stand‐up tour in three years. Russell promises more of his trademark upbeat and razor‐sharp…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

20
DEC
Snow White Pantomime
King George's Hall

Snow White Pantomime at King George&039;s Hall live Pantomime on Saturday 20 December 2014 in Blackburn Lancashire. To compare ticket prices for the Snow White Pantomime event at King George&039;s Hall see the list of ticket companies.…

Location: 3.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

21
DEC
Clitheroe Collectors' Market and Car Boot Sale
Salthill Industrial Estate

300 stalls Antiques and Collectables Retro and Vintage and good quality second hand goods. Open every Sunday. Great buying and selling. Perfect for getting rid of some clutter from home. Stalls inside or out from just £15. No need to book. Just…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 01253 782828
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21
DEC
Andr Rieu
Phones 4u Arena Manchester

Andr Rieu appears live in Manchester Lancashire at Phones 4u Arena Manchester on Sunday 21 December 2014. For ticket prices to watch Andr Rieu at Phones 4u Arena Manchester see the list of tickets available for Andr Rieu.…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

21
DEC
Andre Rieu
Manchester Arena

Andre Rieu is a rather revolutionary force within the world of classical music from a very young age his father a conductor of the Maastricht Symphony Orchestra taught him the ways in which someone could…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

27
DEC
Soul/Motown Disco
The Dog Inn, Whalley

SoulMotown Disco The Dog Inn Whalley Lancashire BB7 9SPSaturday 27th December8pm onwardsSoulMotown Disco ‐ Hosted by: Al DEveryone welcomePOSTAL ADDRESS: The Dog Inn 55 King Street Whalley Near Clitheroe Lancs BB7 9SP.For more information contact : attydoghousegmail.com…

Location: 9.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07841 759409
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28
DEC
Winter Warm-Up at Bolton Steam Museum
Bolton Steam Museum

Our volunteers have rescued and lovingly restored 27 old stationary steam engines ‐ some of the engines which once powered the cotton mills and woollen mills of the north of England. Most will be running in steam on these 2 days…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01204 846490
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31
DEC
New Year's Eve 2014: Las Vegas Style
Cameo, Preston

Cameo & Vinyl presents the biggest night of the year New Years Eve 2014 Join us for the ultimate New Years Eve experience as we party right the way through until the early hours of 2015Usher in 2015 with style in Prestons…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL:
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31
DEC
Last Night of the Proms
Preston Guild Hall

Last Night of the Proms at Preston Guild Hall in Preston on Wednesday 31 December 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.…

Location: 10.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

31
DEC
Last Night of the Proms
Preston Guild Hall

The Last Night of the Proms is the culmination of the BBCs 8 week summer concert season. Having celebrated the classics with concerts and other events the last night is a flamboyant finale in Londons…

Location: 10.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

03
JAN
Arenacross 2015 Round 1
Phones 4u Arena Manchester

Arenacross 2015 Round 1 at Phones 4u Arena Manchester in Manchester on Saturday 03 January 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…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Sports

04
JAN
BURY WEDDING SHOW
Stables Country Club (Bolholt Hotel)

Let your imagination run wild when planning your wedding at the Stables; a romantic location set in its own private grounds with surrounding views of the 50 acres of lakes parkland and picturesque gardens and a venue that will provide the most…

Location: 8.7 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 07742 609136
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07
JAN
Don Banks Afternoon Variety show
Darwen Library Theatre

Don Banks Afternoon Variety show appears live in Darwen Lancashire at Darwen Library Theatre on Wednesday 07 January 2015. For ticket prices to watch Don Banks Afternoon Variety show at Darwen Library Theatre see the list of tickets available for Don…

Location: 0.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

08
JAN
Open Mike/Jam Night
The Dog Inn, Whalley

The Dog Inn Whalley BB7 9SP has an Open MikeJam Night on the first Thursday of every month ‐ 9pm till 11.30pm. PLEASE NOTE OPEN MIC NIGHT IN JANUARY WILL BE ON THE 8TH JANUARY 2015 SECOND THURSDAY DUE TO NEW YEARS…

Location: 9.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07841 759409
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09
JAN
Georges Comedy Club
King George's Hall

Georges Comedy Club at King George&039;s Hall in Blackburn on Friday 09 January 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…

Location: 3.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

12
JAN
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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13
JAN
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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14
JAN
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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20
JAN
Slipknot
Phones 4u Arena Manchester

Slipknot at Phones 4u Arena Manchester in Manchester on Tuesday 20 January 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 tickets…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

21
JAN
Afternoon Variety Show
King George's Hall

Afternoon Variety Show performs live at King George&039;s Hall in Blackburn Lancashire on Wednesday 21 January 2015. Buy and compare your tickets for Afternoon Variety Show at King George&039;s Hall now.…

Location: 3.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

21
JAN
Queen and Adam Lambert
Phones 4u Arena Manchester

Queen and Adam Lambert at Phones 4u Arena Manchester in Manchester on Wednesday 21 January 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch Queen and Adam Lambert live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

23
JAN
BLAKE
The Grand Venue

The Grand is privileged to present an intimate performance from the internationally renowned classical three‐piece harmony group Blake.The globe‐trotting trio ‐ comprising Stephen Bowman Humphrey Berney and Ollie Baines ‐ have wowed audiences all over the world while making a number of…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01200 421599
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24
JAN
Strictly Come Dancing
Phones 4u Arena Manchester

Strictly Come Dancing at Phones 4u Arena Manchester in Manchester on Saturday 24 January 2015. 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…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

30
JAN
AJ Bell Stadium Wedding & Event Entertainment Show
AJ Bell Stadium

After our sell out showcase in 2013 Ntertain are back at the AJ Bell Stadium home of Salford Red Devils & Sale Sharks for the Wedding & Event Showcase. Come for great night of entertainment.where you will experience 8 live entertainment acts…

Location: 15.7 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01942 826108
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30
JAN
Classics The Halle
King George's Hall

Classics The Halle at King George&039;s Hall in Blackburn on Friday 30 January 2015. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Classics The Halle tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster…

Location: 3.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

30
JAN
TNA Wrestling
Manchester Arena

TNA Wrestling ‐ don't miss TNA Wrestling play Wrestling at Manchester Arena live on Friday 30 January 2015 in Manchester Greater Manchester. Don't forget that you can get the best ticket prices by comparing the list of available tickets.…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Sports

30
JAN
TNA Wrestling Maximum Impact
MEN Arena

TNA Wrestling Maximum Impact appear live to play Wrestling at MEN Arena on Friday 30 January 2015 in Manchester Lancashire. For the best ticket prices see below.…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Sports

30
JAN
TNA Wrestling Maximum Impact VII
Phones 4u Arena Manchester

TNA Wrestling Maximum Impact VII at Phones 4u Arena Manchester live on Friday 30 January 2015 in Manchester Lancashire. For tickets to see TNA Wrestling Maximum Impact VII at Phones 4u Arena Manchester see the list of ticket prices.…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Sports

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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