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

31
OCT
Black Stone Cherry
Phones 4u Arena Manchester

The swaggering rock band Black Stone Cherry has become infamous for packing each of their songs with the kind of energy that brings ACDC to mind. They will be riding this train of head‐banging…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

31
OCT
Dave Gorman
Charter Theatre

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: 10.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

31
OCT
Trevor Marriotts Serial Killers
Darwen Library Theatre

Trevor Marriotts Serial Killers performs live at Darwen Library Theatre in Darwen Lancashire on Friday 31 October 2014. Buy and compare your tickets for Trevor Marriotts Serial Killers at Darwen Library Theatre now.…

Location: 0.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

02
NOV
Jason Cook "Broken" Tour 2014
Salford Quays

Phil McIntyre Entertainments presents:JASON COOK ‐ BROKENJason has more funny in his middle toe than most comics do in their whole body. CHORTLEWinner of the Best Drama' at the Royal Television Awards for his hit BBC2 series Hebburn' Jason is back and…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL:
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02
NOV
Jason Cook - 'Broken' Tour 2014
MediaCityUK and Salford Quays

Jason Cook is broken his work family and comedy have all conspired to create a shell of a man who is unable to interact in society without being told exactly what to do. Despite this he keeps searching for the joy…

Location: 16.8 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01273 709709
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02
NOV
Steve Hackett
The Lowry Manchester

Make no mistake Phil Collins or not without the immense talent and creative ability of guitar guru Steve Hackett it's more than likely one of the greatest groups of all time Genesis would never have…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

03
NOV
The Courteeners
King George's Hall

What is it about Manchester anyway Take the Courteeners for example. No one's writing better indie guitar driven songs today and singer Liam Fray isn't scared to own that fact. Or to shy away from…

Location: 3.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

05
NOV
Chris Ramsey
The Lowry

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: 17 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

05
NOV
Don Banks Afternoon Variety show
Darwen Library Theatre

Don Banks Afternoon Variety show appears live in Darwen Lancashire at Darwen Library Theatre on Wednesday 05 November 2014. 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

06
NOV
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 ‐ next Open Mike Night is Thursday 6th November ‐ 9pm till 11.30pm. PLEASE NOTE OPEN MIC NIGHT IN DECEMBER WILL BE…

Location: 9.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07841 759409
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06
NOV
Paolo Nutini
Phones 4u Arena Manchester

24 year old Paolo Nutini has seen huge success in recent years both in Britain and across the world. He is a Scottish singersongwriter of Italian descent and first burst onto the music scene in…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

06
NOV
Shane Filan
Albert Halls

‐ watch Shane Filan live at Albert Halls in Bolton Lancashire on the Thursday 06 November 2014. Compare ticket prices and save on the best seats in the house…

Location: 7.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

06
NOV
Tom Stade
King George's Hall

Canadian stand‐up comedian Tom Stade is a regular at the annual Edinburgh Festival and has also appeared on TV shows including Stand Up For The Week The World Stands Up and The Comedy Store. …

Location: 3.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

07
NOV
Retro Returns to Cameo
Cameo, Preston

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

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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07
NOV
Georges Comedy Club
King George's Hall

Georges Comedy Club at King George&039;s Hall in Blackburn on Friday 07 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 ‐ a ticket price…

Location: 3.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

07
NOV
Limehouse Lizzy
53 Degrees

Renowned for an action‐packed pyrothechnic‐fuelled explosion of a show Limehouse Lizzy continue to keep the spirit of Celtic rock icon Philip Lynott and his band Thin Lizzy alive well and dominating stages worldwide. Attention to…

Location: 10.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

08
NOV
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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08
NOV
The Anti Ageing Health and Beauty Show Manchester
Event City

A show to allow people to discover new treatments and products for both health and anti ageing. With new innovations and leading specialists giving cutting edge advice and sample treatments.Look and feel fantastic with the latest anti‐ageing treatments Discover innovative skincare…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 02035 864123
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08
NOV
WWE
Manchester Arena

WWE Inc. is an American entertainment company dealing primarily in professional wrestling and is currently the largest professional wrestling company in the world broadcasting shows to 145 countries world wide and in 37 different languages.…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Sports

08
NOV
WWE Live
Phones 4u Arena Manchester

WWE Live at Phones 4u Arena Manchester in Manchester on Saturday 08 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 ‐ a ticket price…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Sports

09
NOV
AIDA Touring UK
The Lowry

Tickets for AIDA Touring UK at The Lowry on the Sunday 09 November 2014 are bound to sell out fast ‐ to watch AIDA Touring UK live at The Lowry see our list of ticket comparison costs from box offices primary and…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

11
NOV
The Five and the Prophecy of Prana
The Lowry

An action‐packed celebration of camaraderie morality and the triumph of the human spirit The Five and the Prophecy of Prana fuses hip‐hop manga and martial arts in an explosive tribute to the graphic novel.Dance Touring Partnership presents:Boy Blue Entertainment in The Five…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02072 566849
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12
NOV
Afternoon Variety Show
King George's Hall

Afternoon Variety Show performs live at King George&039;s Hall in Blackburn Lancashire on Wednesday 12 November 2014. Buy and compare your tickets for Afternoon Variety Show at King George&039;s Hall now.…

Location: 3.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

12
NOV
The Wedding Present
King George's Hall

British indie rock band sensation The Wedding Present has been one of the most notable bands to ever grace United Kingdom due to their timeless classics like Will You Be Up There and Go Out…

Location: 3.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

14
NOV
Classics The Halle
King George's Hall

Classics The Halle at King George&039;s Hall in Blackburn on Friday 14 November 2014. 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: Miscellaneous

14
NOV
John Bishop
Manchester Arena

Scouse comedian John Bishop was named best newcomer by BBC Radio Merseyside winning the North West Comedy award for best stand‐up in 2004. Since then he has been nominated for the Edinburgh Comedy Award.…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

14
NOV
John Bishop Supersonic
MEN Arena

John Bishop Supersonic will be performing live Comedy at MEN Arena on the Friday 14 November 2014 in Manchester Lancashire. Buy tickets for John Bishop Supersonic online.…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

14
NOV
Shakatak
Darwen Library Theatre

Shakatak at Darwen Library Theatre in Darwen on Friday 14 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: 0.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

14
NOV
Steve Strange
King George's Hall

Steve Strange at King George&039;s Hall in Blackburn on Friday 14 November 2014. 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…

Location: 3.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

15
NOV
Al Murray
The Lowry

Born Alastair James Hay in 1968 Al Murray was voted no.16 in Channel 4s 100 Greatest Stand‐Up Comedians in 2007. He is probably best known for his Pub Landlord routine which sees him take…

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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