The Mall Blackburn is kicking off its 2023 free children’s events programme with a happy themed week of free arts and crafts during half-term!

Bursting with colour, smiles and creativity, the week will get underway on Valentine’s Day with a paper heart flower card workshop.

The fun filled line-up, which runs until Sunday 19th February, also includes rainbow mobiles, stress balls, flapping butterflies, happiness jars and much more.

Loraine Jones, General Manager at The Mall Blackburn, said: “The start of 2023 has whizzed by in a flash and we are delighted to be kick starting our programme of free children’s events with a happy themed week of creative fun!

“It’s hard to keep the kids entertained during the holidays, so we have something exciting and new every day, starting on what is one of the happiest days of the year - Valentine’s Day! We can’t wait to see what the children of Blackburn and beyond create!”

The itinerary:

Tuesday 14th - Paper heart flower cards

Wednesday 15th - Rainbow mobiles

Thursday 16th - Stress balls and wet n stick noodles

Friday 17th - Flapping butterflies

Saturday 18th - Happiness jars

Sunday 19th - Rain sticks

Activities will take place every day from 11am until 4pm in the unit between H&M and Deichmann. The event is free of charge and further information can be found at:




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