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Easter Events April 2019

Please note that you may need to purchase tickets for some of the events below.

To avoid disappointment, please contact the venues to make sure that there are still tickets/places available if you are planning to attend any of the events below.

For more information, see our web site www.visitblackburn.co.uk or contact Blackburn Visitor Centre tel: 01254 688040/ email: visit@blackburn.gov.uk

Blackburn town centre

  • Until 20th April: Structures in Ceramics Exhibition, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery (open Wed – Sat 12noon – 4.45pm)
  • Until 4th May: Blackburn: A film by Antony Barkworth-Knight, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery (Showing Weds –Sat, 12noon -4:45pm)
  • Until 25th Apr: Darwen Street –Priorities Changed Ahead, BBC Radio Lancashire, Darwen Street 10am -4pm
  • 15th Apr: Let’s MAKE at Blackburn Market; Brian the Magician & Crafty Corner, Blackburn Market 11am -3pm
  • 15th Apr: Easter Craft Workshops at The Mall: Design a wooden egg fridge magnet, The Mall, Blackburn 11am -4pm
  • 16th Apr: Let’s MAKE at Blackburn Market; Magical Story Jars –Story Mixing Station, Blackburn Market 11am -3pm
  • 16th Apr: Easter Craft Workshops at The Mall: Easter themed glitter tattooists & Easter themed colouring, The Mall, Blackburn 11am -4pm
  • 16th Apr: Family Story & Craft Session, Blackburn Central Library, Town Hall Street 2pm -3pm
  • 16th Apr: Suede, King George’s Hall 7pm
  • 17th Apr: Let’s MAKE at Blackburn Market; Dub-ble Take Caricatures & Face Painting, Blackburn Market 11am -3pm
  • 17th Apr: Easter Craft Workshops at The Mall: Make and decorate Easter baskets, The Mall, Blackburn 11am -4pm
  • 17th Apr: ‘Get Crafty’ Free Easter Holiday Art and Craft Sessions, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery 12noon -4pm
  • 17th Apr: Artburn, The Making Rooms, Exchange Street 4:30pm – 6:30pm
  • 17th Apr: Author Visit: Catherine Finch, Blackburn Central Library, Town Hall Street 7pm
  • 17th Apr: The Renaissance Singers’ Holy Week Concert: Vexilla Regis, Blackburn Cathedral 7:30pm
  • 18th Apr: Let’s MAKE at Blackburn Market; Kate’s Easter Crafts, Blackburn Market 11am -3pm
  • 18th Apr: Easter Craft Workshops at The Mall: Easter themed face painting & colouring, The Mall, Blackburn 11am -4pm
  • 18th Apr: ‘Get Crafty’ Free Easter Holiday Art and Craft Sessions, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery 12noon -4pm
  • 19th April: Good Friday, Blackburn Market Open 8.3-am -5.30pm
  • 19th Apr: Let’s MAKE at Blackburn Market; Easter Eggstravaganza! Mad Hatters Tea Party –Theatre Performance & Workshop, Blackburn Market 11am -3pm
  • 19th Apr: Easter Craft Workshops at The Mall: Easter themed balloon modelling & colouring, The Mall, Blackburn 11am -4pm
  • 20th Apr: Easter Craft Workshops at The Mall: Easter Bunny and guided walkabout including an egg hunt, The Mall, Blackburn 11am -4pm
  • 20th Apr: ‘Get Crafty’ Free Easter Holiday Art and Craft Sessions, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery 12noon -4pm

Darwen town centre

  • 15th Apr: Let’s MAKE at Darwen Market; Magical Story Jars –Story Mixing Station, Darwen Market 10am -2pm
  • 17th Apr: Let’s MAKE at Darwen Market; Brian the Magician & Creative Arts and Crafts, Darwen Market 10am -2pm
  • 17th Apr: Family Story & Craft Session, Darwen Library, Knott Street 2pm -3pm
  • 17th Apr: Film: First Man (12), Darwen Library Theatre, Knott Street 2pm
  • 17th & 18th Apr: An Audience with Cannon & Ball, Darwen Library Theatre, Knott Street 7:30pm
  • 18th Apr: Let’s MAKE at Darwen Market; Easter Eggstravaganza! Mad Hatters Tea Party –Theatre Performance & Workshop, Darwen Market 10am -2pm
  • 20th Apr: St. George’s Day, Darwen Town Centre
  • 20th Apr: Music at the Market Hall, Darwen Market Hall 11am -3pm

Other events

    • Until 22nd Apr: Blackburn Easter Fair, Witton Country Park 12noon -9pm
    • 15th -18th Apr: Easter Academy Week: The Secret Garden, Blackburn Empire Theatre 9:30am -5pm
    • 15th -18th Apr: Blackburn Rovers Community Trust Football & Activity Camps, Ewood Park 9am -3pm
    • 15th Apr: Family Story & Craft Session, Livesey Library, Cherry Tree 2pm -3pm
    • 17th Apr: Blackburn Rovers Community Trust Easter Family Night, Ewood Park 6pm
    • 18th Apr: Family Story & Craft Session, Roman Road Library 10:30am -11:30am
    • 18th Apr: Family Story & Craft Session, Mill Hill Library 2pm -3pm
    • 18th Apr: Blackburn Rovers Stadium Tour, Ewood Park 11am
    • 19th Apr: Folk at The Barlow presents: Drop The Floor, The Barlow, Bolton Road, Edgworth 8pm
    • 19th -22nd Apr: Easter Egg Hunt, Planet Ice, Blackburn Ice Arena 10:15am -4pm
    • 19th Apr: Good Friday Rave On Ice, Planet Ice, Blackburn Ice Arena 8pm -10pm
    • 20th Apr: Show & Skate present “On Broadway”, Planet Ice, Blackburn Ice Arena 5pm
    • 21st Apr: Saint George’s Day Celebration Concert, The Barlow, Bolton Road, Edgworth 3pm
    • 21st Apr: Blackburn Hawks; Annual Rob Craig Charity Event, Blackburn Ice Arena, Lower Audley Street 5:30pm

We try our best to keep up to date with what’s going on around the borough but if you know of any other events please let us know so that we can add them to our listings. If you know of anyone else who would like to receive our weekly updates please email us their details: visit@blackburn.gov.uk

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