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The #shopdarwen Reindeer Trail winners have been crowned!

We’re throwing it back to Christmas time for this blog, as it was time to present the Shop Darwen Reindeer Trail winners with their prizes last week. #shopdarwen Reindeer Trail The Reindeer Trail was a free activity for children during December, involving nine Shop Darwen shops in Darwen Town Centre. Children had to visit each…

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This weekend at Darwen Market…

There’s so much to see and do this weekend at Darwen Market! You can enjoy festive entertainment while you get your Christmas to-do and to-buy lists ticked off.   Saturday:   Free festive family entertainment The Naughty Elf will be providing walkabout entertainment in Darwen Market from 10am till 12pm. He’s a cheeky character –…

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Shop Darwen Reindeer Trail: Help Santa find his lost reindeer this Christmas!

4th – 24th December 2021 Santa has lost his reindeer during Storm Arwen! But don’t worry, as the children of Darwen can help them all be reunited. It’s an important job – Santa needs his reindeer to be able to deliver children on the “nice list” their presents, as they power his special sled. Nine…

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Darwen Christmas Lights Switch On 2021

Thousands of Darreners flocked to Darwen Market Square, to see the Darwen Christmas Lights Switch On event and Crafty Vintage Christmas Markets on Saturday 20th November.  Crowds were wowed with local talent from Lancashire Dance Academy and Darwen School of Music, before Just Imagine Theatre Company lit up the stage with The Greatest Show, including…

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Christmas Lights Switch On & Christmas Markets FAQs

Here are answers to some frequently asked questions about this weekend’s lights switch on and Christmas markets event… What time will the Christmas lights be switched on? The Christmas lights will be switched on at 6pm on Saturday. We’ve seen quite a few people say it will be 7pm, but this is incorrect. Stage entertainment…

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Boyz On Block are headlining a weekend of festive cheer in Darwen!

Boyband supergroup, Boyz On Block, will be dazzling Darwen with their combined talents at the 2021 lights switch on! Blackburn with Darwen Council, Darwen Town Centre and Darwen Town Council are thrilled to be bringing you a weekend of festive cheer and family fun, for Darwen’s Christmas lights switch on. A weekend of festive fun…

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