Upcoming Events

Check out all our upcoming family friendly events!

Welcome to our ‘Upcoming Events’ Page! Here, you will be able to find all the up to date information on all of our upcoming events.

Check out our Facebook and Twitter pages for all the latest information.

If you have any questions, call The Wellbeing Service on 01254 682037 or email wellbeing@blackburn.gov.uk

Phone lines are open 09:00-17:00 Monday to Friday

MOVE Festival! SUNDAY 21 AUGUST 2022

Come and MOVE Your Body at Blackburn with Darwen’s Physical Activity festival, Sunday 21st August at Witton Country Park. Packed full of fun, free activities for you to try with something for everyone. Climb, run, bounce, chop, walk, dance, pedal, dribble, explore, lift, grapevine, roll, breathe…

Visit the re:fresh Hub Gazebo, scan the event QR Code to download the map and timetable. Pick up your free activity ball and activity card. Visit as many activities as you can to take part in our prize draw! We have some great prizes to be won, including…

A BIKE FOR ALL THE FAMILY! Cycleroots have a voucher of £175 to purchase refurbished bikes for you and your family. Based on a family of 4 with children under the age of 8. Visit them in store Wed – Sat, 9 till 5. 

Our official line-up for the MOVE Festival is now LIVE! Click here to view the Stage & Walks Timetable to keep up to date on when all our sessions will take place. The timetable will be available for download on the day of the Festival.

NOTICE: Please remember to wear suitable clothing and trainers so that you can take part in the activity sessions on the day. Don’t forget to bring a bottle of water with you to stay hydrated!

Be inspired to be more active!

See what our partners have to offer on the day:

Age UK – Low level health walks suitable for beginners.

BwD Leisure – Fitness and dance classes.

Blackburn Youth Zone – Sport, play and family activities for all.

Dance Syndrome – Dancer Led Disability Inspired – Upbeat inclusive dance activities which can be enjoyed by everybody, regardless of age or ability.

Blackburn Rovers Community Trust – Inflatable penalty shootout, seed planting, family games and activities.

Go Velo – Try a Bike and adapted bikes.

The 180 Project – Crossfit challenges for all abilities.

BwD Healthy Living – Progression walks.

Creative Football & Glenside Juniors – Football sessions for all ages and abilities. Football session will run from 12pm – 3pm

iCycle – Try a Bike led rides.

Lancashire Volunteer Partnership – Family fun games and activities.

YPS (Young People’s Services) – Climbing wall activities.

Wellbeing Service – Free Health Checks.

Lancashire Wildlife Trust (Greenhouse Project) – Wood chopping and planting.

AP Smile Care – Advice and support on Oral Health.

re:fresh – Self-led trails, try a bike sessions, 80’s style aerobics, mini movers live, family learn to ride together session.

Green Gym – Make your own bird boxes.

Parkrun – Promotion and further information.

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