March and Hymn Tune Contest 2021

Blackburn and Darwen Band are hosting their 6th annual March and Hymn Tune Contest at Darwen Market Square on Sunday 12th September 2021. This growing annual event, organised by Blackburn and Darwen Band and supported by Darwen Town Council, will see over 20 Brass bands from all over the North of England taking part.  The…

Darwen Rotary Family Fun Day

Darwen Rotary are hosting a family fun day on Saturday 4th September! It will be on Darwen Market Square from 10:30am till 4pm. Activities and entertainment include: – Children’s superheroes and villains fancy dress competition (register here) – Darwen Brass Band – Children’s fairground rides – Live singing/music – Charity and craft stalls Contact Tony…

Darwen Live 2019

The best FREE annual music festival in the region is back this bank holiday weekend! The main stage will be at the new Darwen Market Square with more live music across the venues and bars in town including Darwen Library Theatre on Knott Street. Many venues with all types of acts. Main stage in town…

Darwen Live 2019

The regions favourite FREE live music event returns this May bank holiday.  Darwen Live weekend sees a host of live music performances take place at the main stage in Darwen Market Square and across venues, pubs and bars in town. The main stage event will kick off on Sunday May 26th at 1pm at the…

Darwen Live 2019

The best FREE annual music festival in the region is back this bank holiday weekend! The main stage will be at the new Darwen Market Square with more live music across the venues and bars in town including Darwen Library Theatre on Knott Street. Many venues with all types of acts. Main stage in town…