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Darwen Library Theatre

Type:Theatre

Knott Street, Darwen, Lancashire, BB3 3BU

Tel: 01254 706006

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Darwen Library Theatre, Darwen
Darwen Library Theatre is a popular and intimate theatre which promotes a thrilling all year round programme of theatre, music, comedy and community arts activities designed to entertain, amuse, inform and provoke!

Tickets can be purchased from Darwen Library (above the theatre), King George's Hall, Blackburn, or at the theatre box from an hour before the show (subject to availability).

Prices

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Prices vary from show to showFree

Tickets can be purchased from Darwen Library (above the theatre), King George's Hall, Blackburn, or at the theatre box from an hour before the show (subject to availability).

Opening Times

Darwen Library Theatre (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday09:00 - 17:00*
Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

Events

Friday, 23rd August 2019 - Friday, 23rd August 2019

A Tribute to ElvisA Tribute to ElvisTupelo To Vegas is a two hour show spectacularly recreating Elvis Presley’s phenomenal career. Taking you from where it all began in 1954 with Elvis’ first recordings at Sun records all the way Electrifying Vegas Years. Showing at Darwen Library Theatre on Friday 23rd August 2019 at 7:30pm. Tickets…
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Friday, 6th September 2019 - Friday, 6th September 2019

An Evening with Jimmy WhiteAn Evening with Jimmy WhiteJoin Jimmy White as he talks about his career . From 147 breaks and major wins to the disappointment of never winning the World Championship at Darwen Library Theatre on Friday 6th September 2019 at 7:30pm. Tickets from £21.50.
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Saturday, 7th September 2019 - Saturday, 7th September 2019

Saturday, 5th October 2019 - Saturday, 5th October 2019

Saturday, 2nd November 2019 - Saturday, 2nd November 2019

Saturday, 7th December 2019 - Saturday, 7th December 2019

Comedy @ Darwen Library theatreComedy @ Darwen Library theatreFans of live stand up comedy in Darwen are in for a treat when we deliver the cream of the UK and international comedy circuit to their doorstep! Very strong language and adult themes. Over 18’s. Tickets: Advance £12, Door (subject to availability)£14
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Tuesday, 10th September 2019 - Tuesday, 10th September 2019

Margaret AtwoodMargaret AtwoodFane Productions present a live cinema broadcast of an evening with Canadian novelist, poet, literary critic and inventor Margaret Atwood at Darwen Library Theatre on Tuesday 10th September at 7:30pm. Tickets from £15.
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Thursday, 12th September 2019 - Thursday, 12th September 2019

Steve Harley Acoustic TrioSteve Harley Acoustic TrioSteve Harley is back on the road with his Acoustic Trio line-up. They play at Darwen Library Theatre on Thursday 12th September 2019 at 7pm. Tickets £29.
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Saturday, 14th September 2019 - Saturday, 14th September 2019

The Ultimate Evening of ClairvoyanceThe Ultimate Evening of ClairvoyanceJoin us for ”The Ultimate Evening of Clairvoyance” as we present two of the UK’s leading mediums at Darwen Library Theatre on Saturday 14th September 2019 at 7:30pm. Tickets from £14.
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Thursday, 19th September 2019 - Thursday, 19th September 2019

Daliso ChapondaDaliso ChapondaIn his hilarious, daring new show, Daliso Chaponda looks at disgraced, blacklisted celebrities and historical figures we’re ashamed we once admired at Darwen Library Theatre on Thursday 19th September 2019 at 8pm. Tickets £16.
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Saturday, 21st September 2019 - Saturday, 21st September 2019

Whole Lotta LedWhole Lotta LedDuring 2019 Whole Lotta Led will be performing a series of Led Zeppelin II shows to celebrate the LP that catapulted Led Zeppelin to being one of the most influential and successful bands of all time. Don't miss the celebration of this timeless album at Darwen Library Theatre on Saturday 21st…
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Tuesday, 1st October 2019 - Tuesday, 1st October 2019

Placido Domingo 50th Anniversary ConcertPlacido Domingo 50th Anniversary ConcertFor one very special night, Plácido Domingo returns to the breath-taking Arena Di Verona amphitheatre, to revisit three of his greatest ever roles. Showing at Darwen Library Theatre on Tuesday 1st October 2019 at 7pm. Tickets from £15.50.
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Friday, 4th October 2019 - Friday, 4th October 2019

Simply reRedSimply reRedSimply reRed – Holding back the years is a tribute to Mick Hucknall and Simply Red and comes to Darwen Library Theatre on Friday 4th October 2019 at 7:30pm. Tickets £23.
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Wednesday, 9th October 2019 - Wednesday, 9th October 2019

Félix RabinFélix RabinFélix Rabin, a french 23 year old, is a singer-songwriter and gifted guitarist whose style embodies the influences of Jimi Hendrix, Stevie Ray Vaughan and Pink Floyd and he brings his show to Darwen Library Theatre on Wednesday 9th October 2019 at 7:30pm. Tickets from £11.
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Friday, 18th October 2019 - Friday, 18th October 2019

Andy Fairweather LowAndy Fairweather LowAndy Fairweather Low came to prominence as the lead singer in Amen Corner. Now following a solo path, he will play at Darwen Library Theatre on Friday 18th October 2019 at 7:30pm. Tickets from £23.50.
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Thursday, 24th October 2019 - Thursday, 24th October 2019

Gordon HaskellGordon HaskellGordon Haskell is a craftsman with his own unique style and presence, who has been consistently winning audiences with his warmth and golden voice for decades. He comes to Darwen Library Theatre on Thursday 24th October 2019 at 7:30pm. Tickets £18.
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Saturday, 26th October 2019 - Saturday, 26th October 2019

The Music of John DenverThe Music of John DenverWith great integrity and attention to detail, Chris Bannister will entertain you with some of the best songs ever written and performed at Darwen Library Theatre on Saturday 26th October 2019 at 7:30pm. Tickets £16.
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Thursday, 31st October 2019 - Thursday, 31st October 2019

Northern Ballet: Dracula LiveNorthern Ballet: Dracula LiveBram Stoker's haunting tale of passion and immortality is played out through a unique blend of sensuous dancing and gripping theatre as Northern Ballet resurrect Dracula with a live screening at Darwen Library Theatre on Thursday 31st October 2019 at 6:30pm. Tickets £16.50.
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Sunday, 3rd November 2019 - Sunday, 3rd November 2019

John PowerJohn PowerJohn Power, formerly of Cast, plays at Darwen Library Theatre on Sunday 3rd November 2019 at 8pm. Joined by Jay from Cast, this is your chance to hear his solo music and some Cast songs stripped back and acoustic. Tickets from £17.50.
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Thursday, 7th November 2019 - Thursday, 7th November 2019

NT Live – HansardNT Live – HansardSee two-time Olivier Award winners, Lindsay Duncan (Birdman, About Time) and Alex Jennings (The Lady in the Van, The Queen), in this brand-new play by Simon Wood, broadcast live from the National Theatre in London. Hansard shows at Darwen Library Theatre on Thursday 7th November 2019 at 7pm.…
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Saturday, 9th November 2019 - Saturday, 9th November 2019

Mike Peters: The AlarmMike Peters: The AlarmThe Alarm lead singer and songwriter Mike Peters, presents 'The Alarm – Hurricane of Change 30th Anniversary Acoustic Tour' at Darwen Library Theatre on Saturday 9th November 2019 at 7pm. Tickets from £21.50.
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Friday, 15th November 2019 - Friday, 15th November 2019

Henry PakerHenry PakerStar of Comedy Central at the Comedy Store, Henry Paker's latest show is a unique mixture of stand-up comedy and illustration which took the Edinburgh Fringe by storm and comes to Darwen Library Theatre on Friday 15th November 2019 at 8pm. Tickets from £11.
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Thursday, 21st November 2019 - Thursday, 21st November 2019

Cash & Carter TogetherCash & Carter TogetherCash & Carter, Together brings you an authentic recreation of the Johnny Cash live show, focusing on his unique collaborations with wife June Carter. This show comes to Darwen Library Theatre on Thursday 21st November 2019 at 8pm. Tickets from £16.50.
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Friday, 29th November 2019 - Friday, 29th November 2019

The Blow MonkeysThe Blow MonkeysThe Blow Monkeys epitomise the glamour of mid-80s pop at its most graceful and sophisticated. They play at Darwen Library Theatre on Friday 29th November 2019 at 7:30pm. Tickets £26.
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Wednesday, 4th December 2019 - Wednesday, 4th December 2019

NT Live: Present LaughterNT Live: Present LaughterMatthew Warchus directs Andrew Scott (BBC’s Sherlock, Fleabag) in Noël Coward’s provocative comedy Present Laughter, showing at Darwen Library Theatre on Wednesday 4th December 2019 at 7pm. Tickets from £13.
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Monday, 9th December 2019 - Tuesday, 24th December 2019

Pantomime - PinocchioPantomime: PinocchioJoin us this Christmas as this much-loved classic tale comes to Darwen Library Theatre in this ultimate Christmas Comedy Musical - Pinocchio, from 9th December to 24th December 2019.
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Friday, 7th February 2020 - Friday, 7th February 2020

Simon and Garfunkel – Through the YearsSimon and Garfunkel – Through the YearsCritically acclaimed as one of the greatest tribute shows anywhere in the world. Simon & Garfunkel Through The Years has toured the globe extensively. They play at Darwen Library Theatre on Friday 7th February 2020 at 7:30pm. Tickets £19.50.
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Awards

  • Sub-Regional AwardsPartner of Visit Lancashire Partner of Visit Lancashire 2018

Directions

Road Directions

From M65 take junction 4 & follow A666 to Darwen, on approaching the centre of Darwen you will see the brown tourist signs for 'Library Theatre'.

Public Transport Directions

There are regular buses & trains into Darwen Town Centre from Blackburn,Bolton & Manchester. For further details about public transport please contact Blackburn Visitor Centre 01254 688040.

For information out of normal office hours contact Travelines 08714 200 2233 or National Rail 08457 484950

Facilities

Parking & Transport

  • Car Parking
  • On site parking

Payment Methods

  • Delta accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Switch accepted
  • Visa accepted

Provider Preferences

  • In town/city centre

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