Rubbish Shakespeare: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

This is a free outdoor theatre event on Darwen Market Square – bring a picnic blanket or camping chair!  Performances will be at 11:00am and 1:30pm, book tickets here. Fairies, goblins, donkeys… Super soakers!?!? Uh oh, it’s RUBBISH Shakespeare!  Athens. The past (before toasters). Four bumbling idiots dressed in bedsheets attempt to stage William Shakespeare’s…

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…

Darwen Day 2021

Gather up your friends and family and bring them to Darwen Day!   Join us on Market Square for a 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 spectacular Superhero…

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…

DARWEN PRIMARY SCHOOL CHOIRS

Throughout this festive period Darwen Primary School choirs will be performing your favourite Christmas Carols in the market. What better way to get in the festive spirit whether you’re hunting for that special Christmas gift or doing your weekly shop. Come and support these budding young choral stars. St James’ C of E Primary School…