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

23
OCT
An evening with Caro Emerald
MEN Arena

An evening with Caro Emerald appears live in Manchester Lancashire at MEN Arena on Thursday 23 October 2014. For ticket prices to watch An evening with Caro Emerald at MEN Arena see the list of tickets available for An evening with…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

23
OCT
Caro Emerald
Manchester Arena

Caro Emerald is a Jazz singer from Amsterdam. Her debut single Back It Up was released in 2009. Her debut album Deleted Scenes from the Cutting Room Floor spent 30 weeks in the Dutch album…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

23
OCT
Hawkwind
53 Degrees

Hawkwind have delivered over forty years of mind expanding space rock First being launched back in 1969 inspired by a eclectic mix of anthem and experimental sounds science fiction and psychedelia Hawkwind quickly created a…

Location: 10.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

25
OCT
Extreme stunt show
Racecourse

check out the monster action where our very own trucks Extreme and Lil Devil compete to prove theyre the best car crushing monsters in Europe. 2013 was a very busy year for these monsters. Performing at over 150 shows during…

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 08444 771000
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25
OCT
Il Divo
MEN Arena

Dont be put off by the Syco Music tag this isnt one of Cowells reality wannabes Il Divo are true talent as is proved by eight years in the industry and 26 million albums…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

25
OCT
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Manchester Arena

Formed way back in 1946 The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra RPO has played under the direction of many of the world's best conductors. Based at London's iconic Cadogan Hall in Chelsea the ever‐popular and world‐renowned group…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

25
OCT
The Subways
53 Degrees

The Subways at 53 Degrees in Preston on Saturday 25 October 2014. 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 for…

Location: 10.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

26
OCT
Ramsbottom Wedding Fair
Best Western Old Mill Hotel

The BEST WESTERN Old Mill Hotel enjoys a secluded and picturesque setting nestled amongst mature private grounds with flower gardens seated terraces and cascading streams.This Country House hotel is bursting with character and boasts all the facilities that some hotels can only…

Location: 6.7 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 07742 609136
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26
OCT
Wedding Fair Spectacular
Chorley Town Hall

Chorley Town HallsMajestic Lancastrian Ballroom is Our Venue for this spectacular event .Bridal stage Show by Bridal Bliss of Blackburn Performing Wedding singers Sahara Rutherford and John GarrettFREE GLASS OF PERSECO£1 Entry FREE COUNTY BRIDES magFREE BRIDAL BOOKFREE TICKET TO WIN…

Location: 7.2 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 07538 425283
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26
OCT
3T
Manchester Arena

3T at Manchester Arena live on Sunday 26 October 2014 in Manchester Greater Manchester. For tickets to see 3T at Manchester Arena see the list of ticket prices.…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

26
OCT
Blue
Manchester Arena

Blue performs live at Manchester Arena in Manchester Greater Manchester on Sunday 26 October 2014. Buy and compare your tickets for Blue at Manchester Arena now.…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

26
OCT
Damage
Manchester Arena

Damage performs live at Manchester Arena in Manchester Greater Manchester on Sunday 26 October 2014. Buy and compare your tickets for Damage at Manchester Arena now.…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

26
OCT
The Big Reunion
Manchester Arena

The Big ReunionA British reality‐documentary series that started on ITV2 this show features chart‐topping bands who were at the top of their game as well as the charts in the 90s and 2000s. Winning…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

26
OCT
The Big Reunion Boy Band Tour
MEN Arena

The Big Reunion Boy Band Tour at MEN Arena live on Sunday 26 October 2014 in Manchester Lancashire. For tickets to see The Big Reunion Boy Band Tour at MEN Arena see the list of ticket prices.…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

26
OCT
The Big Reunion Concert
Phones 4u Arena Manchester

The Big Reunion Concert at Phones 4U Arena Manchester live on Sunday 26 October 2014 in Manchester Lancashire. For tickets to see The Big Reunion Concert at Phones 4U Arena Manchester see the list of ticket prices.…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

27
OCT
Ed Sheeran
Manchester Arena

Ed Sheeran is an English singer songwriter from Halifax in West Yorkshire. Ed moved to London in 2008 to play gigs in small venues playing every day to audiences as few as five people. In…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

27
OCT
Little Comets
53 Degrees

You know those cool guys from Little Comets right From their first single released in 2009 the british indie rock band Little Comets have come a long way. If you dont remember One Night in…

Location: 10.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

27
OCT
Milkshake 2
King George's Hall

Milkshake 2 at King George&039;s Hall in Blackburn on Monday 27 October 2014. Whats the best thing about going to watch Milkshake 2 live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison…

Location: 3.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

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

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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
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

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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