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Darwen Library 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).


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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 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)
Monday - Sunday09:00 - 17:00*
Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change


Thursday, 6th September 2018 - Thursday, 6th September 2018

NT Live - JulieNT Live – JulieNational Theatre Live' production 'Julie' will be shown at Darwen Library Theatre on Thursday 6th September 2018 at 7pm. Tickets from £13.
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Friday, 12th October 2018 - Friday, 12th October 2018

Catfish KeithCatfish KeithCatfish’s innovative style of foot-stomping, deep delta blues and American roots music has spellbound audiences the world over. He has reinvented the guitar with great power and artistry, and brings his show to Darwen Library Theatre on Friday 12th October 2018 at 8pm. Tickets from £11.
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Sunday, 14th October 2018 - Sunday, 14th October 2018

Cliff Richard Live: Recorded Encore ScreeningCliff Richard Live: Recorded Encore ScreeningBritain’s Ultimate Pop Star, Cliff Richard is celebrating 60 years in the music industry and he wants to invite you to the most fabulous big screen party of the year! Showing at Darwen Library Theatre on Sunday 14th October 2018 at 2pm.
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Thursday, 1st November 2018 - Thursday, 1st November 2018

King LearNT Live – King LearSee National Theatre Live's encore performance of King Lear, starring the incredible Sir Ian McKellan at Darwen Library Theatre on 1st November 2018 at 7pm. Tickets from £13.
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Saturday, 17th November 2018 - Saturday, 17th November 2018

Ga GaA welcome return for Ga Ga to Darwen Library Theatre on Saturday 17th November 2018 after their amazing 2017 show. From numerous Queen Conventions to TV appearances, GA GA have consistently proved why they are so highly rated by critics and audiences alike.
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Tuesday, 20th November 2018 - Tuesday, 20th November 2018

The Madness of George IIINT Live - The Madness of George IIINational Theatre Live present The Madness of George III, showing at Darwen Library Theatre on Tuesday 20th November 2018 at 7pm. Tickets from £13. Multi-award-winning drama The Madness of George III will be broadcast live to cinemas, in National Theatre Live’s first ever broadcast from Nottingham...
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Sunday, 9th December 2018 - Monday, 24th December 2018

Jack & The BeanstalkPantomime: Jack & The BeanstalkJoin Darwen Library Theatre and PMA Productions Ltd as they present their fun-filled family show for Christmas 2018 – Jack and the Beanstalk, a fairy tale story to send the imagination wild, from 9th -24th December 2018. Tickets from: Adults £13 / Concessions £11 / Family £40 / Christmas Eve £13
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Friday, 22nd February 2019 - Friday, 22nd February 2019

DNADNAAndrew and Darren, best known as mind reading double act DNA, took the nation by storm when they appeared on Britain’s Got Talent in 2017 with their incredible telepathic ability known as “The Gift”. They bring their show to Darwen Library Theatre on Friday 22nd February 2019 at 7:30pm. Tickets...
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Saturday, 30th March 2019 - Saturday, 30th March 2019

David HoltDavid HoltJoin David Holt, the author of best seller “Are you ready to believe?”. Returning to Darwen Library Theatre on Saturday 30th March 2019 at 6:45pm. Tickets from £19.50.
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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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  • Sub-Regional AwardsPartner of Visit Lancashire Partner of Visit Lancashire 2018


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


Provider Preferences

  • In town/city centre

Parking & Transport

  • Car Parking
  • On site parking

Payment Methods

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


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Darwen, Blackburn with DarwenDarwen is a small market town in Lancashire, which extends onto the West Pennine Moors. Darwen is part of the Blackburn with Darwen borough, which has been a unitary district since 1998.

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