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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

Thursday, 25th April 2019 - Thursday, 25th April 2019

Nick HeywardNick HeywardFollowing the success of his most recent album, Woodland Echoes, singer-songwriter Nick Heyward will perform at Darwen Library Theatre on Thursday 25th April 2019 at 7pm. Tickets from £19.50.
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Friday, 26th April 2019 - Friday, 26th April 2019

Bootleg BlondieBootleg BlondieDebbie Harris, lead vocalist of Bootleg Blondie, has the looks, the voice and the attitude of the original Blondie bombshell and like her heroine is typically outrageous on stage. She brings her show to Darwen Library Theatre on Friday 26th April 2019 at 7:30pm. Tickets £16.
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Saturday, 27th April 2019 - Saturday, 27th April 2019

The ChristiansThe ChristiansRenowned for an endless string of soulful yet socially aware hits, The Christians enjoyed huge acclaim in the late 80s and early 90s both in the UK and Europe. The band are enjoying a revival and will be playing at Darwen Library Theatre on Saturday 27th April 2019 at 8pm. Tickets from £24.
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Friday, 3rd May 2019 - Friday, 3rd May 2019

In Loyal CompanyIn Loyal CompanyIn Loyal Company is the incredible true story of missing World War II soldier and prisoner of War Arthur Robinson, written and performed by his great-nephew, David William Bryan at Darwen Library Theatre on Friday 3rd May 2019 at 7:30pm. Tickets from £11.
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Saturday, 4th May 2019 - Saturday, 4th May 2019

The ShaduowsThe ShaduowsWidely recognized as one of the Top Tribute acts capable of re-creating the authentic vocal and instrumental sounds from the past to the present, The Shaduows will be playing at Darwen Library Theatre on Saturday 4th May 2019 at 6:45pm. Tickets from £15.50.
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Saturday, 4th May 2019 - Saturday, 4th May 2019

Saturday, 1st June 2019 - Saturday, 1st June 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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Friday, 10th May 2019 - Friday, 10th May 2019

ExcalibowExcalibowIntrepid string quartet Bowjangles present their most magical show so far, Excalibow. Coming to Darwen Library Theatre on Friday 10th May 2019 at 7:30pm. Tickets from £10.
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Saturday, 11th May 2019 - Saturday, 11th May 2019

The ShaduowsThe ShaduowsWidely recognized as one of the Top Tribute acts capable of re-creating the authentic vocal and instrumental sounds from the past to the present, The Shaduows play at Darwen Library Theatre on Saturday 11th May 2019 at 6:45pm. Tickets from £15.50.
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Tuesday, 14th May 2019 - Tuesday, 14th May 2019

NT Live - All My SonsNT Live - All My SonsDarwen Library Theatre presents National Theatre Live - All My Sons (12A), the blistering drama by Arthur Miller, broadcast live from The Old Vic in London on Tuesday 14th May 2019 at 7pm. Tickets from £13.
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Saturday, 18th May 2019 - Saturday, 18th May 2019

Pink FloydianPink FloydianPink Floydian -The UK’s most authentic independent Pink Floyd tribute will delve further into the back-catalogue of the world's most successful progressive rock group and will deliver over two hours of Pink Floyd classics when they return to Darwen Library Theatre on Saturday 18th May 2019 at...
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Saturday, 25th May 2019 - Saturday, 25th May 2019

An Acoustic Evening with Tony WrightAn Acoustic Evening with Tony WrightWhen he’s not touring with Terrorvision, Tony Wright writes, records and tours under his own name with his acoustic guitar, some of his music upbeat, some melancholic, but all thought-provoking. He plays at Darwen Library Theatre on Saturday 25th May 2019 at 7:30pm. Tickets £15.50.
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Friday, 31st May 2019 - Friday, 31st May 2019

Comedy ChaosComedy ChaosSteve Royle & Russell Brown’s Comedy Chaos for Kids. Non-stop fun for the whole family, comedy, magic, juggling, puppets and lots and lots of laughs at Darwen Library Theatre on Friday 31st May 2019 at 2pm. Tickets from £6.50.
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Friday, 7th June 2019 - Friday, 7th June 2019

David FordDavid FordHaving gained a reputation as one of Britain’s finest songwriters, David Ford presents Animal Spirits, a new collection of songs regarding Economics and the part it plays in 21st Century life at Darwen Library Theatre on Friday 7th June 2019 at 7:30pm. Tickets £15.
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Saturday, 8th June 2019 - Saturday, 8th June 2019

Chantel McGregorChantel McGregorPerforming at Darwen Library Theatre on Saturday 8th Jun 2019 7.30pm Chantel McGregor. Tickets Advance from £13, Door (Subject to availability)£15
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Thursday, 13th June 2019 - Thursday, 13th June 2019

Julie FelixJulie FelixWhat began for little Julie as simple home entertainment, as her father and his friends played Mariachi music into the small hours of the morning, has actually been this remarkable woman’s vocation for half a century. Julie Felix plays at Darwen Library Theatre on Thursday 13th June 2019. Tickets...
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Thursday, 13th June 2019 - Thursday, 13th June 2019

Julie Felix - Iconic artist on the road againJudging by the reaction of the packed house and standing ovation at The Marine Theatre in Lyme Regis last week, her stories and songs will certainly entertain and endear the audience in Darwen! This tour is a celebration of over 50 years as a singer songwriter and her belief in the power of music...
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Thursday, 20th June 2019 - Thursday, 20th June 2019

Steven Lightbown: Only AirSteven Lightbown: Only AirJoin Stephen Lightbown as he returns to his home town of Darwen to launch his debut poetry collection, Only Air, at Darwen Library Theatre on Thursday 20th June 2019 at 7:30pm. Tickets £5.
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Thursday, 27th June 2019 - Thursday, 27th June 2019

NT Live – Small IslandNT Live – Small IslandDarwen Library Theatre brings to you National Theatre Live - Small Island,. A company of 40 actors take to the stage of the National Theatre in this timely and moving story. Adapted by Helen Edmundson. Based on the novel by Andrea Levy Age Guidance: 12A Running Time: c. 170 minutes including...
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Saturday, 29th June 2019 - Saturday, 29th June 2019

PQA: High School Musical JnrPQA: High School Musical JnrThe students of The Pauline Quirke Academy of Performing Arts in Bolton, presents Disney’s High School Musical Jr. at Darwen Library Theatre on Saturday 29th June 2019 at 3pm & 6pm. Tickets £16.
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Saturday, 13th July 2019 - Saturday, 13th July 2019

Flanders & SwannFlanders & SwannJoin Duncan, Tim and the Hippo for the most sublime Flanders and Swann show since Flanders and Swann themselves at Darwen Library Theatre on Saturday 13th July 2019 at 7:30pm. Tickets from £18.
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Wednesday, 17th July 2019 - Wednesday, 17th July 2019

Martin StephensonMartin StephensonThere is rarely a dull moment in conversation with Stephenson, but that’s exactly what you’d hope from someone who’s never stood still during 35 years in love with music. He plays at Darwen Library Theatre on Wednesday 17th July 2019 at 7pm. Tickets from £16.
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Thursday, 25th July 2019 - Thursday, 25th July 2019

NT Live - The Lehman TrilogyNT Live - The Lehman TrilogyAcademy Award-winner Sam Mendes (Skyfall, American Beauty) directs Simon Russell Beale, Adam Godley and Ben Miles who play the Lehman Brothers, their sons and grandsons in this critically acclaimed, five-time Olivier Award nominated play, being shown at Darwen Library Theatre on Thursday 25th July...
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Friday, 26th July 2019 - Friday, 26th July 2019

Chris DiffordChris DiffordChris Difford is a Grammy nominated and double Ivor Novello Award winning lyricist who has been a master of his craft for over 40 years. He performs at Darwen Library Theatre on Friday 26th July 2019 at 7pm. Tickets from £21.50.
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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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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, 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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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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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, 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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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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