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

05
SEP
Blackburn Rovers Zipwire
Blackburn Rovers Football Club

Are you ready to flyCalling all daredevils.. Fancy taking part in the first ever zipwire happening at Blackburn Rovers Football Club on Saturday 5th September 2015 Why not join Blackburn Youth Zone for this fantastic exhilarating event where youll be taken to…

Location: 2.5 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01254 292000
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10
SEP
The Doppel Gang
THE MET (MALT BAR)

A new comedy play inspired by the legendary Marx Brothers embarks on a nationwide tour this autumn. Just Some Theatre Company are the talented young bunch behind The Doppel Gang a new comedy by Dominic Hedges which will tour 12 venues.The…

Location: 9.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01517 085158
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12
SEP
Dancers Preston Legendary salsa Party
Preston Grasshoppers

DANCERS PRESTON LEGENDARY SALSA PARTYwith LIVE BAND MAMBO CON RUMBOTurn up the Latino vibe on the decks is BARRY GBeginners class by Peter Ronson 7.30 Advanced class 8 pm by Guest Instructor TBCDance salsa .Batcha .Kizomber .argentine tango…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07973 688382
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12
SEP
Horror Camp LIVE!
Scare Kingdom Scream Park

Horror Camp LIVE is an immersive horror simulation experience based in the fictional Campground Mass Acre. Over 13 hours campers become part of an interactive living horror game.Horror Camp LIVE is a unique scare entertainment experience which mixes live scareactors indoor and…

Location: 6.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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12
SEP
September Steamings
Bolton Steam Museum

Our volunteers have rescued and restored over 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 only.…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01204 846490
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18
SEP
Sportsmans Dinner
Ewood Park

Join us for our first charity Sportsman Dinner. To be held in Jacks Lounge at Ewood Park on Friday 18th September. Arrive 7.30pm for 8pm sitting. Included in the £32 ticket price is a delicious 3 course meal by…

Location: 2.6 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01704 823276
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18
SEP
Florence and the Machine
Manchester Arena

Florence and the Machine have been going from strength to strength since their chart topping album Lungs in 2009 and unavoidable cover of Youve Got the Love ‐ the latter partly aided by Dizzee Rascal…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

19
SEP
Danny Mac Returns: Cameo's 1st Birthday
Cameo, Preston

Join us this Saturday 19th September for 2 nights rolled into 1.We have an extra special guest joining us for a special meet & greet session ‐ Voted the sexiest man on TV at The British Soap awards for 3 years running…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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20
SEP
Darwen Golf club Wedding fair
Darwen Golf Club Ltd

Darwen Golf Club Wedding Fair Vintage&Traditional 20th September 2015 . Bridal by ARELES BRIDAL DARWENWin £50 with your £1 entry ticket 12.30 to 3.30pm Catwalk All day Entertainments Over 20 vendors …

Location: 1.3 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 07538 425283
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20
SEP
Vibrant Vintage Fair
Haigh Hall, Wigan, Lancashire

Vibrant Vintage are organising 5 fabulous vintage and retro craft fairs at the impressive stately Haigh Hall during 2015. The fairs have a wide range of stalls selling vintage and retro clothing accessories home wear collectables and china dating from 1920's…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 07787 316234
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21
SEP
Nuclear Operations and DECOM Summit 2015
AJ Bell Stadium

UNITING ENGINEERING PROFESSIONALS WITHIN THE NUCLEAR INDUSTRYThe Institutions globally recognised DECOM event has been rewritten There is increasing demand on the nuclear industry to plug the gap and opportunities within the sector will continue to grow as new builds start. Newstations however…

Location: 15.7 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 02079 731258
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25
SEP
Wigan Event & Wedding Showcase
Macdonald Kilhey Court

Ntertain is delighted to have been invited back to Macdonald Kilhey Court Hotel after a fantastic showcase in September 2014. For 2015 we are bringing an even bigger and better selection of entertainers for your entertainment pleasure. You will experince 8 live…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01942 530503
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26
SEP
Brian Wilson
Phones 4u Arena Manchester

Brian Wilson at Phones 4u Arena Manchester in Manchester on Saturday 26 September 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch Brian Wilson live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

27
SEP
BIG Walkies Blackburn
Witton Country Park

Come and join us for the BEST WALK EVER at Witton Country Park More trees more pals and loads of reasons to slobber. Give your dog a day of delight and raise money to help protect dogs and other animals from cruelty.…

Location: 3.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 03001 230123
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27
SEP
Matt Gordon & Leonard Podolak
Mill House

An exciting evening of Appalachian music and dance with the finest banjofiddle duo from across the Atlantic.…

Location: 6.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07724 118575
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29
SEP
Ed Byrne Outside Looking In
The Met

Ed Byrne Outside Looking In at The Met in Bury on Tuesday 29 September 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch Ed Byrne Outside Looking In live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online…

Location: 9.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

03
OCT
One Direction
Phones 4u Arena Manchester

One Direction is becoming one of the newest worldwide hits. This young boyband came about on 2010 when each of the members joined UKs The X Factor solo for boys category. Although they werent able…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

04
OCT
BIG Walkies Manchester
Clifton Country Park

Come and join us for the BEST WALK EVER at Clifton Country Park More trees more pals and loads of reasons to slobber. Give your dog a day of delight and raise money to help protect dogs and other animals from cruelty.…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 03001 230123
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06
OCT
Legends Live Tour
Manchester Arena

This unique tour brings together the cream of international soul acts on one stage for the very first time. Dionne Warwick Roberta Flack The Drifters and Mary Wilson of The Supremes will perform at three arenas in the UK this autumn starting…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01273 709709
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06
OCT
LEGENDS LIVE TOUR 2015
Manchester Arena

Tony Denton Promotions are proud to announce the Legends Live Tour 2015 this unique tour brings together the cream of international soul acts on one stage for the very first time. Dionne Warwick Roberta Flack The Drifters & Mary Wilson of The…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01273 709709
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09
OCT
Fall Out Boy
Phones 4u Arena Manchester

US rock band Fall Out Boy were formed in Illinois in 2001 and originated from Chicago's hardcore punk scene. After their 2005 major label breakthrough the band produced two hit singles Sugar We're Goin Down…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

11
OCT
The Wedding Affair at Mitton Hall
Mitton Hall

The Wedding Affair at Mitton Hall Whalley Lancashire is on Sunday 11th October 2015 12‐4pm. A luxury Wedding Fair with over 25 fabulous Wedding Exhibitors.Love at first sight this venue is absolutely stunning. Its a country house hotel providing luxury accommodation at…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01904 236345
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17
OCT
Introduction to Wine - Wine Tasting Experience Day
Macdonald Tickled Trout Hotel

Join us on an Introduction to Wine Day starting the day with Champagne sipping our way through 12 wines and enjoying a delicious 2‐course lunch with a glass of Ros at The Tickled Trout Hotel Why not stay the night with stunning…

Location: 8.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01253 301934
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17
OCT
Matthew Halsall & The Gondwana Orchestra
The Grand

A very special concert from acclaimed trumpeter composer and bandleader Matthew Halsall and the remarkable Eastern‐tinged hard grooving Gondwana Orchestra. Featuring string quartet and very special guest vocalist Josephine Oniyama expect an unforgettable night of soulful string‐laden and deeply spiritual jazz.A great…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07748 917201
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18
OCT
County Brides wedding fayre
Preston Marriott Hotel

A selection of the North Wests premier wedding suppliers will be available offering help and advice to ensure that any wedding day is one to remember. Two stunning catwalk shows at 1pm and 3pm showcasing beautiful bridal gowns sophisticated occasion wear and…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01942 206446
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19
OCT
AAP Rocky Wiz Khalifa
Manchester Arena

AAP Rocky Wiz Khalifa at Manchester Arena in Manchester on Monday 19 October 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch AAP Rocky Wiz Khalifa live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

25
OCT
Preston city Wedding vintage& tradition beauty eve
Preston masonic hall

Catwalk 2 pm.Over 30 vendors in 2 rooms a dressed ceremony room and the ever popular Vintage Tea Room will be serving delicious cakessandwiches etcwith everything for your wedding or occasion .Beauty products from hair makeup .nails .its close to Christmas so…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 07538 425283
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29
OCT
Michael McIntyre
Phones 4u Arena Manchester

British stand‐up comedian Michael McIntyre burst onto our screens with his first DVD Live and Laughing in 2008. As the fastest‐selling comedian at the Edinburgh Festival Michael won the award for Best Live Stand‐Up…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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