Darwen Businesses Donate to Sweet Vintage Mighty Raffle to Raise Money for Macmillan

Raising money for a brilliant cause and underlining Darwen’s wonderful community spirit… that’s exactly what Laura Jenkinson, owner of Sweet Vintage, is doing by raising money for Macmillan Cancer Support via her Mighty Raffle and Mighty Hike.  We love to shout about the great things that Darwen Town Centre businesses are doing, so Laura’s mission…

Darwen Day 2021

Gather up your friends and family and bring them to Darwen Day!   Join us on Darwen Market Square for a great day of free family fun brought to you by Let’s Make, Crafty Vintage, Darwen Town Council and Blackburn Borough Council.   Is there any better way to start your day than with the…

Explore Darwen’s history with Three Loud Knocks by Beggars Belief Collective

Beggars Belief Collective describe themselves as “a ragtag gang of makers, artists and creatives based in Darwen.” Based at Darwen Library Theatre, the collective is a collaboration between performers and theatre makers, Guy Hargreaves and Nicky McRoy, and Darwen based renowned sculptor and artist, Marjan Wouda. Their latest work, Three Loud Knocks, is a series…

Market’s School Meals Campaign Receives Praise from Marcus Rashford

Darwen Market and Blackburn Market are supporting families with children eligible for free school meals via vouchers, which can be used to buy quality food from the markets. The Darwen Market traders involved are pleased to be part of the initiative, and it’s even received praise from Marcus Rashford. Blackburn with Darwen Council are behind…