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Sunday, 27 September, 2020


Local Venues are at the forefront of national campaign to “Save Our Theatres”

Blackburn and Darwen are at the forefront of a national fundraising campaign that has been launched by the Theatres Trust in partnership Crowdfunder.co.uk to save theatres across the UK.

John Bishop will be Right Here, Right Now in Blackburn

Comedy superstar John Bishop is coming to King George’s Hall, Blackburn on Thursday 25 November 2021 & Saturday 15th January 2022 with his highly anticipated brand-new stand up show – Right Here, Right Now.

A Celebration of the Songs and Music of George Michael by the Artist that Turns a Different Corner

Rob Lamberti is a familiar face, so to speak, having forged a very successful singing career impersonating the pop star George Michael and, in the process, becoming something of a star himself.

Northern Rail launch new timetable on Monday

Northern is set to introduced new timetables as the entire rail industry adapts to a ‘new normal’ as a result of the...

Warning to follow the rules in Blackburn & Darwen or face more restrictions next week

Council leaders in Blackburn and Darwen have warned that "Everyone in Blackburn with Darwen must comply with the government’s restrictions to help avoid stricter measures being introduced for the whole borough next week."

Blackburn Cathedral Choir looking for new recruits

Blackburn Cathedral Choir has just a few places for lucky new choristers this year, with their new-look socially distanced choir.

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Jimmy’s Killer Prawns opens in Blackburn this Monday

A restaurant which boasts “the best tasting prawns in the world” is set to debut Blackburn this Monday 28th September 2020 at 12 noon.

Panto fun will go ahead at Blackburn Empire

The Blackburn Empire Theatre has announced that its production of Dick Whittington and his Cat will go ahead this Christmas.

New restrictions in England as country reaches “perilous turning point”

The prime minister has announced a new raft of measures to avoid "hundreds of daily deaths".

It’s Christmas…but not as we know it for Blackburn & Darwen

Blackburn & Darwen Council has revealed the borough's plans for events up to and including Christmas but it will be very different with no Christmas Lights Switch On and no Witton Bonfire.