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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.

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

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

Lost Post - A Christmas Trail - SATURDAY 3 DECEMBER

A winter storm has blown away all of Santa’s letters! Can you help find all the letters so they can be delivered in time before Christmas Eve?

The lost post map will be available to collect on arrival.

Join us Saturday 3rd December, 10am – 2pm at Darwen Market Square for a low level walk, suitable for children from age 0 – primary school age.

Check out our Christmas Activity Timetable to see everything taking place at Darwen Market Hall.

Long Covid Peer Support Group

If you are experiencing symptoms of Long COVID, or you’ve had a Long COVID diagnosis, join us for our peer support session to share your story and hear from others.

We have two sessions running every month, one virtual and one face-to-face. Both sessions will have special guest speakers from the Long COVID Support Service.

Our virtual sessions will start 23rd November 5:30pm – 6:30pm and will take place every fourth Wednesday of the month.

Our face-to-face sessions will start 14th December 1:30pm – 2:30pm, Albion Mill, Albion Street, BB2 4LX, and will take place every second Wednesday of the month.

To book your place at our next meeting, scan the QR Code on the posters above, or contact the Wellbeing Service on 01254 682037

Creative Football - December Sessions

Creative Football are offering a range of sessions over the Christmas period. Their open sessions, suitable for all abilities, will be running across Blackburn with Darwen.

Click here for more information on Creative Football and what they have to offer.

Walking Workout - 21 SEPTEMBER - 14 DECEMBER 2022

Join us every Monday and Wednesday for a low level walk in the great outdoors. Feel stronger and more energised with simple exercises to work your muscle strength and balance.

Mondays10.30am – 11.15am, Corporation Park, meet at the entrance on East Part Lodge on East Road, BB2 6AY

Wednesdays9.45am – 10.30am, Ashton Park, meet at the bottom of Cross Street, Bolton Road, BB3 2PN

Biker Tots - 20 SEPTEMBER - 16 DECEMBER 2022

Join us every Tuesday and Friday to give your child the best start to life on two wheels! Encourage balance, mobility, coordination and avoid using stabilisers.

Tuesdays12.30pm – 1.15pm, Darwen Valley Community Centre, Sudellside Street, Darwen, BB3 3DL

Fridays10.15am – 11am, Corporation Park, meet at the Learn To Ride Track, Revidge Road, Blackburn, BB2 6AY

RED January

RED January is right around the corner. A nationwide movement empowering you to get active every day to support your own mental wellbeing, and raise funds to help Sport in Mind reach and support others.

If you or anyone is interested in getting involved, click here to find out more and how to take part.

Wildlife Walks To Get Fit - From WEDNESDAY 16 NOVEMBER

Join Lancashire Wildlife Trust and The Billy Project for a walk to explore Blackburn with Darwen. The walks will be taking place every Wednesday from the 16th November, up until Wednesday 14th December.

There will be a free minibus available to take you to the walks locations. Pick up and drop offs from Unit 2 Fitness for Women, Albert Street, Mill Hill, Blackburn, BB2 4BL.

Limited spaces are available, and booking is essential.

To book your place now, or to find out more information on the walks, contact Leanne Proctor:


Tel: 07939 832216