What’s On in Blackburn

Find out What's On In Blackburn, Restaurants, Shopping, Sightseeing, Sports, Events, Nightclubs, Places to stay, Hotels in Blackburn, with our comprehensive website. Whether you live in Blackburn, are visiting or looking to move here, you will be able to find places to stay, the best places to eat and drink, properties to buy or rent, local news & events, activities for the whole family, unique places to shop, beautiful scenic locations, historic landmarks, city centre entertainment, attractions and more!

What’s on in Blackburn

~Things To See and Do, Activities, Where to Eat, Where to Stay in Blackburn ~

Whether you’re looking for things to do in Blackburn such as events and attractions or are planning where to stay in Blackburn, you’ll find everything you need for your Blackburn holiday on What's On In Blackburn.com.

Attractions and Places to Visit in Blackburn

Attractions and Places to Visit in Blackburn

Blackburn has a thriving cultural scene with three excellent arts centres in the town or within easy reach. King George’s Hall consists of three separate venues offering everything from pop to pantomime, while Thwaites Empire Theatre also welcomes big names from the world of entertainment.

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Places to stay in Blackburn

Places to Stay in Blackburn

If you are visiting Blackburn there are some great places to stay in and around the borough. From luxury hotels to budget B&Bs or self-catering apartments there is sure to be something close by to suit your needs.

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Sports and Activities

Sports and Activities

If you’re looking for inspiration for new places to go, days out and things to do, there's no shortage of activities in Blackburn. Hundreds of exciting family friendly events take place across Blackburn every year from comedy, arts and food festivals.

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~Things to Do and See in Blackburn ~ Activities and Places to Visit in Blackburn~

~Food and Drinks in Blackburn~

Whether you’re looking for things to do in Blackburn such as events and attractions or are planning where to stay in Blackburn, you’ll find everything you need for your Blackburn holiday on What's On In Blackburn.com.

Food and Drinks in Blackburn

Food and Drinks

From fine dining and afternoon tea to pop-up markets and humble street food, Blackburn is packed with options to suit any mood offering any and every cuisine you can think of.

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Excel Fostering
Excel Fostering Blackburn

We prepare and serve only authentic Caribbean cuisine, as prepared in the Islands. You will taste authenticity in every meal, enjoy live music and delicious cuisine.
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The Oyster & Otter
The Oyster & Otter

The stylish open-plan interior of The Oyster & Otter is home to typically fresh seafood dishes, comforting pub classics and friendly informal service.
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The Spread Eagle
The Spread Eagle

A family owned Freehouse situated in the Ribble Valley with stunning views over the surrounding countryside.
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Maida Blackburn
Maida Blackburn

Truly Indian cuisine, with emphasis on using the freshest ingredients and reducing wastage, a passion for cooking combined with attention to detail.
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~Shopping, Health & Wellbeing in Blackburn~

Make sure to discover Blackburn’s diverse neighbourhoods, from tranquil suburbs to central areas full of shopping, entertainment and dining options.

Shopping & Fashion in Blackburn

Shopping & Fashion in Blackburn

Blackburn has independent shops dotted throughout the city, though there are some streets with more shops than others. There are also a number of specialist shops, including jewellers, art galleries, toy stores, antiques dealers and seaside gift shops, as well as countless boutiques.

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Health and Wellbeing in Blackburn

Health & Wellbeing in Blackburn

Unwind in luxurious treatment rooms in a choice of beautiful and professional salons around Blackburn. Manicures, Pedicures, Facials, Waxing, Consultations, Massages and more are offered in Blackburn’s best beauty salons.

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~What’s on in Blackburn the versatile website!~

We have people visiting our website from all over the country and helping them have a good time in Blackburn. Using our What's On In Blackburn website you can explore the best places to visitthings to do, hotelsrestaurants and much more! We even have an online business directory where you can search for the services of various trades people and many other sectors. 

Local services in Blackburn

Local Services

Visitors, students and residents of Blackburn can find information about local services and amenities or visit Events to find out more about local events or Local Traders about local tradespeople.

Properties for Sale & Rent in Blackburn

Properties for Sale & Rent

Estate agencies in Blackburn are offering a great variety of properties on the area's favourite locations. In Blackburn you can find an excellent selection of properties for sale and rent.

Things to do in Blackburn

Things to do

Enjoy a family day out in Blackburn, with different things to do whatever the weather. Explore green spaces, laser tag and play centres.

~Local News~

Swansway Motor Group partners with Community Foundation for Lancashire to support causes in the local area

Family-owned and run Swansway Motor Group has recently partnered with four community foundations across the West Midlands and North West with plans to support them in 2024.
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Former Thwaites Town Centre Site to become Temporary Vehicle Storage Depot

Blackburn with Darwen Council and Maple Grove Developments have agreed for Leyland DAF Trucks to use the former Thwaites brewery site in Blackburn as temporary storage for commercial vehicles.
The post Former Thwaites Town Centre Site to become Temporary Vehicle Storage Depot appeared first on Blackburn Life. Dumfries & Galloway News …



Creating catalysts for connection in Darwen

Dawn Juson, based in Darwen , has been getting involved with Food for Life’s Cook and Share campaign through her volunteer-run Let’s Get Growing workshops. Dawn, alongside her colleague Simone […]
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What’s On In

Blackburn is vibrant place with great food, sport activities and a fashionable heritage as well as two town centres that are creative, entrepreneurial and entertaining places to be.

As well as some great little pubs and bars, Blackburn is also fast building a reputation for musical talent and has a thriving live music scene across a number of different venues in the town. Blackburn has an extensive range of things to do with a selection of places to eat and drinkadventures and activitiesplan your stay and visit to Blackburn.