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

31
JUL
The Blackout
King George's Hall

The Blackout appears live in Blackburn Lancashire at King George&039;s Hall on Thursday 31 July 2014. For ticket prices to watch The Blackout at King George&039;s Hall see the list of tickets available for The Blackout.…

Location: 3.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

01
AUG
CHARCOAL DRAWINGS
THE MET (MALT BAR)

This is an exhibition of sixteen charcoal drawings by artist Charmaine Turner.Her use of the charcoal medium brings out allits power and subtlety. The strength and elegance of these works corresponds to her choice of subject matter that ranges from myth to…

Location: 9.9 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 07774 751493
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01
AUG
An Evening with Sylvester Stallone
Phones 4u Arena Manchester

An Evening with Sylvester Stallone at Phones 4u Arena Manchester in Manchester on Friday 01 August 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…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

01
AUG
Sylvester Stallone
Manchester Arena

Sylvester Stallone at Manchester Arena in Manchester on Friday 01 August 2014. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Sylvester Stallone live in the knowledge…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

02
AUG
HOLI ONE Colour Festival
Heaton Park

HOLI ONE Colour Festival will be performing live at Heaton Park on the Saturday 02 August 2014 in Manchester Lancashire. Buy tickets for HOLI ONE Colour Festival online.…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

02
AUG
Holi ONE Colour Festival 2014 Day
Heaton Park

Holi ONE Colour Festival 2014 Day at Heaton Park in Manchester on Saturday 02 August 2014. Whats the best thing about going to watch Holi ONE Colour Festival 2014 Day live Its knowing that youve got the best seats…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

02
AUG
Holi ONE Colour Festival 2014 Day
Heaton Park

Holi ONE Colour Festival 2014 Day at Heaton Park in Manchester on Saturday 02 August 2014. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Holi ONE Colour Festival 2014 Day tickets so weve done…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

02
AUG
Snooker Legends 2014
King George's Hall

Snooker Legends 2014 appear live to play More Sport at King George&039;s Hall on Saturday 02 August 2014 in Blackburn Lancashire. For the best ticket prices see below.…

Location: 3.8 miles away
Category: Sports

02
AUG
Snooker Legends 2014 VIP Reception
King George's Hall

Live More Sport ‐ Snooker Legends 2014 VIP Reception playing at King George&039;s Hall in Blackburn Lancashire on the Saturday 02 August 2014. For sports event tickets see below.…

Location: 3.8 miles away
Category: Sports

04
AUG
War Horse National Tour
The Lowry

War Horse National Tour will be performing live at The Lowry on the Monday 04 August 2014 in Manchester Lancashire. Buy tickets for War Horse National Tour online.…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

05
AUG
Black Star Riders
53 Degrees

Black Star Riders at 53 Degrees in Preston on Tuesday 05 August 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: 10.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

08
AUG
Jessie J
Haydock Park Racecourse

London born and raised singer and songwriter Jessie J continues her rise to stardom adding to her various awards and nominations for her music including 2011 Critics Choice BRIT Award and the BBCs Sound of…

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

09
AUG
Tom Jones
Haydock Park Racecourse

Tom Jones may be approaching 70 but he shows little sign of slowing down. Born Thomas Jones Woodward in 1940 he was awarded an OBE by the Queen. He has had an extremely…

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

12
AUG
Reel Big Fish
King George's Hall

Straight out of Huntington Beach California the band Reel Big Fish became a ska punk sensation in the 90s with the album release entitled Turn the Radio Off. This group has been labeled by Mojo…

Location: 3.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

15
AUG
Ant and Decs Takeaway On Tour
Phones 4u Arena Manchester

Twelve times National TV Award winning hosts Ant and Dec return to the screens with the eagerly awaited brand new series of Ant and Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway.The only show on TV that says Don't…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

15
AUG
Ant Dec
Phones 4u Arena Manchester

Twelve times National TV Award winning hosts Ant and Dec return to the screens with the eagerly awaited brand new series of Ant and Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway.The only show on TV that says Don't…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

15
AUG
Ant Dec#';s Takeaway On Tour
MEN Arena

This fantastic family event will see Ant Dec039;s Takeaway On Tour live in Manchester Lancashire at the MEN Arena on Friday 15 August 2014. Compare ticket prices for the Ant Dec039;s Takeaway On Tour event below.…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Family Events

15
AUG
Ant Decs Takeaway On Tour
MEN Arena

Families and children will love Ant Decs Takeaway On Tour live at MEN Arena on the Friday 15 August 2014 in Manchester Lancashire. For a list of ticket prices to watch Ant Decs Takeaway On Tour live at MEN Arena see…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Family Events

15
AUG
Ant Decs Takeway On Tour
Manchester Arena

This fantastic family event will see Ant Decs Takeway On Tour live in Manchester Greater Manchester at the Manchester Arena on Friday 15 August 2014. Compare ticket prices for the Ant Decs Takeway On Tour event below.…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Family Events

15
AUG
The Midnight Beast
53 Degrees

When it comes to hilarious lyrics and funny acts there is none that can be compared to the Midnight Beast. The recent appearance of the band members at Oxford Street in colorful shorts and vests…

Location: 10.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

16
AUG
Ant Dec#';s Takeway On Tour
Manchester Arena

Families and children will love Ant Dec039;s Takeway On Tour live at Manchester Arena on the Saturday 16 August 2014 in Manchester Greater Manchester. For a list of ticket prices to watch Ant Dec039;s Takeway On Tour live at Manchester Arena…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Family Events

16
AUG
IRap ITrap
King George's Hall

IRap ITrap appears live in Blackburn Lancashire at King George&039;s Hall on Saturday 16 August 2014. For ticket prices to watch IRap ITrap at King George&039;s Hall see the list of tickets available for IRap ITrap.…

Location: 3.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

24
AUG
Summer Steamings
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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28
AUG
Dig It
King George's Hall

Dig It at King George&039;s Hall in Blackburn on Thursday 28 August 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…

Location: 3.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

29
AUG
Whalley Live 2014
Whalley Centre

Whalley Live 2014 From Friday 29th August to Sunday 31st August 2014 Whalley Near Clitheroe will be having a weekend of entertainmentMusic Events will be held in all four pubs De Lacy Swan The Dog Inn Whalley Arms also events will be…

Location: 9.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07841 759409
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30
AUG
Utopia Old Skool and House Anthems
King George's Hall

Utopia Old Skool and House Anthems at King George&039;s Hall in Blackburn on Saturday 30 August 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…

Location: 3.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

31
AUG
Wedding Fair
Preston masonic hall

The Preston City Wedding Fashion & Beauty Vintage FairPreston Masonic Hall.PR1 2QU parking off Walker st.A Ladies Day......Bridal ‐‐BEAUTY .31st August.2014 12 pm Melissa Marie Bridal Wear Mawdesley£1 ENTRY FREE TICKET TO WIN £100 voucher from Vintage Lane to spend towards…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07538 425283
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31
AUG
Elite Student Showcase 19
Darwen Library Theatre

Families and children will love Elite Student Showcase 19 live at Darwen Library Theatre on the Sunday 31 August 2014 in Darwen Lancashire. For a list of ticket prices to watch Elite Student Showcase 19 live at Darwen Library Theatre see…

Location: 0.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

03
SEP
TIG NOTARO - ‘BOYISH GIRL INTERUPTED’ TOUR 201
The Lowry

One of the greatest performances I've ever seen SUNDAY TIMES CULTURELive has now gone on to sell over 100000 units which is unheard of for comedyalbums these days. During 2012 and this album release Tig has been reviewedand profiled by The New…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02072 843444
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06
SEP
Tom Stade "Decisions Decisions" Tour 2014
The Lowry Centre

A natural performer with a passion for storytelling Canadian born Tom Stade has steadily built himself a reputation as one of the most compelling and original stand‐up acts around. Tom Stade is one of a kind with a genuine flare for observation…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08432 086000
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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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