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

24
FEB
DANE BAPTISTE | G.O.D (Gold. Oil. Drugs.)
The Lowry Theatre

Fresh from hosting Live at the Apollo and another total sell out run at the Edinburgh Fringe Dane Baptiste takes his third smash hit show G.O.D. Gold. Oil. Drugs. on an extended World Tour in 2018His UK leg features 21 dates including…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 02072 843444
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03
MAR
Manford's Comedy Club
Chorley Little Theatre

Chorley Little Theatre plays host to Manfords Comedy Club.This live comedy show features four brilliant comedians from around the UK personally selected by Jason Manford.A great evening of original stand‐up comedy with some top names from the touring circuit and television.facebook.commanfordscomedytwitter.commanfordscomedy…

Location: 7.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01612 220460
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04
MAR
Lecture: Help & Healing on the Spiritual Path
Farringdon Park Community Centre

A lecture about spiritual healing and help through the teaching of Bruno Groening.Through the absorption of the divine power many people are experiencing the healing of illnesses and pain that have been declared as incurable by the medical profession. The words of…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01524 409345
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10
MAR
The National Wedding Show at EventCity Manchester
Event City

Try buy book and hire everything you need for your special day at the UKs biggest & best wedding event at Event City Manchester this spring With hundreds of wedding specialists from bridal boutiques and florists to jewellers and photographers this is…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 02077 728377
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30
MAR
Dino Eggsploration!
Botany Bay

Botany Bay has gone prehistoricJoin us for a ROARSOME dinosaur family adventure this Easter with the following FREE activities each day over the Easter weekend;Dinosaur Egg Hunt Your chance to be a Jurassic Hunter Take on the mighty eggsploration and hunt our…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01257 261220
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30
MAR
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The Watermillock

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Location: 6.7 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 07950 350810
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27
APR
Local Women In Business Bolton Networking Event
Last Drop Village

Announcing our Bolton Local women in business networking event taking place from 7:30pm on 27th April 2018 at the The Last Drop Village Hotel and Spa BoltonGuest speaker Sam Flynn ‐ Social Media Trainer Speaker and Author giving valuable advice on the…

Location: 5.3 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 07769 355298
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06
MAY
May Day Steamings
Bolton Steam Museum

Our volunteers have rescued and restored 30 old stationary steam engines ‐ some of the engines which once powered the cotton mills and woolen mills of the North of England. Some of our engines are now unique ‐ the only…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01204 846490
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13
MAY
Sweeney Entertainments Presents The Best of Wham!
Thwaites Empire Theatre

SWEENEY ENTERTAINMENTS PRESENTS THE BEST OF WHAMStarring CRAIG WEBB Sweeney Entertainments brings a fantastic new show to venues across the UK featuring the very best of George Andrew Pepsi and Shirlie ‐ The Best of WhamCan it really be 37 years since…

Location: 2.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01366 380333
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27
MAY
Pendle Powerfest
Nelson & Colne College

Lancashires Family Motorshow returns to Nelson & Colne College celebrating 50 years of the film BullittWe are gathering together famous movie and television chase vehicles into a spectacular static displayOn top of this we will have our ever popular range around 250…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07850 075796
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27
MAY
Spring Steamings
Bolton Steam Museum

Our volunteers have rescued and restored 30 old stationary steam engines ‐ some of the engines which once powered the cotton mills and woolen mills of the North of England. Some of our engines are now unique ‐ the only…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01204 846490
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26
AUG
Summer Steamings
Bolton Steam Museum

Our volunteers have rescued and restored 30 old stationary steam engines ‐ some of the engines which once powered the cotton mills and woolen mills of the North of England. Some of our engines are now unique ‐ the only…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01204 846490
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27
OCT
Autumn Steamings
Bolton Steam Museum

Our volunteers have rescued and restored 30 old stationary steam engines ‐ some of the engines which once powered the cotton mills and woolen mills of the North of England. Some of our engines are now unique ‐ the only…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01204 846490
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28
DEC
Winter Warm-Up
Bolton Steam Museum

Our volunteers have rescued and restored 30 old stationary steam engines ‐ some of the engines which once powered the cotton mills and woolen mills of the North of England. Some of our engines are now unique ‐ the only…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01204 846490
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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…

Samlesbury 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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