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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

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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Saturday, 25th January 2020 - Saturday, 25th January 2020

Cinema Live: Billy ConnollyCinema Live: Encore; Billy ConnollyHailed as the UK’s most influential comedian of all time, legendary Scot Billy Connolly is coming to Darwen Library Theatre with this encore screening of his brilliant final stand-up tour on Saturday 25th January 2020 at 7:30pm. Tickets £13.
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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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Saturday, 8th February 2020 - Saturday, 8th February 2020

Just Like That! The Tommy Cooper ShowJust Like That! The Tommy Cooper ShowTommy Cooper was a true comic genius. His impeccable timing and quick-fire gags made him an international star and a true icon of the 20th Century. Just Like That! The Tommy Cooper Show comes to Darwen Library Theatre on Saturday 8th February 2020 at 7:30pm. Tickets from £10.
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Sunday, 9th February 2020 - Sunday, 9th February 2020

Kinky BootsKinky BootsKinky Boots The Musical, filmed live at the Adelphi Theatre in the heart of London’s West End, is strutting onto the big screen and is showing at Darwen Library Theatre on Sunday 9th February 2020 at 1:30pm and 6:30pm. Tickets from £11.
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Thursday, 20th February 2020 - Thursday, 20th February 2020

CharmaneCharmanePiggin thinks that Charmane is a kitten because thats what he sees on the outside but Charmane doesn’t feel like a kitten on the inside. Join two best friends as they learn about themselves and how to truly see each other at Darwen Library Theatre on Thursday 20th February 2020 at 1:30pm. Tickets…
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Thursday, 20th February 2020 - Thursday, 20th February 2020

NT Live – Cyrano de BergeracNT Live – Cyrano de BergeracJames McAvoy (X-Men, Atonement) returns to the stage in an inventive new adaptation of Cyrano de Bergerac, broadcast live to Darwen Library Theatre from the West End in London on Thursday 20th February 2020 at 7pm. Tickets from £13.
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Saturday, 22nd February 2020 - Saturday, 22nd February 2020

Paul SinhaPaul SinhaA lifetime of curiosity and learning informs Paul Sinha's comedy and he brings his new show "Hazy Little Thing Called Love" to Darwen Library Theatre on Saturday 22nd February 2020 at 8pm. Tickets £15.
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Friday, 28th February 2020 - Friday, 28th February 2020

Drip Drip DripDrip Drip DripPipeline Theatre, known for indelible characters and immersive design bring their new show Drip Drip Drip to Darwen Library Theatre on Friday 28th February 2020 at 8pm. Tickets £14.
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Saturday, 29th February 2020 - Saturday, 29th February 2020

Mark ThomasMark ThomasMark Thomas returns to Darwen Library Theatre on Saturday 29th February 2020 at 8pm. He combines his trademark mix of storytelling, stand up, mischief and well researched material to examine how we have come to inhabit this divided wasteland that some of us call the United Kingdom. Tickets from £14…
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Friday, 6th March 2020 - Friday, 6th March 2020

The Pete Wylie ShowThe Pete Wylie ShowPete Wylie is the seminal Scouse maverick who, along with Ian McCulloch and Julian Cope, pioneered the Eighties art-indie scene. His debut gig was at the legendary Eric’s in Liverpool – the night it was raided and closed for ever. He plays at Darwen Library Theatre on Friday 6th March 2020 at…
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Wednesday, 11th March 2020 - Wednesday, 11th March 2020

Stephen BaileyStephen BaileyStephen Bailey has made a name for himself for being a little gossip - but this year he’s grown up and decided to have a conversation with you (a funny one) about everything that is going on in the world at Darwen Library Theatre on Wednesday 11th March 2020 at 7:30pm. Tickets from £11.50.
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Saturday, 14th March 2020 - Saturday, 14th March 2020

Cloudbusting – The Music of Kate BushCloudbusting – The Music of Kate BushCloudbusting are 5 musicians from the UK, dedicated to performing the incomparable music of Kate Bush. They play at Darwen Library Theatre on Saturday 14th March 2020 at 7:30pm. Tickets from £17.50.
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Friday, 20th March 2020 - Friday, 20th March 2020

Clinton Baptiste: The Paranormalist ReturnsClinton Baptiste: The Paranormalist ReturnsJoin paranormal sensation Clinton Baptiste as he takes you on a hilarious yet touching journey through his life, out the other side and beyond the Celestial Curtains at Darwen Library Theatre on Friday 20th March 2020 at 7:30pm. Tickets £19.
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Friday, 27th March 2020 - Friday, 27th March 2020

Arthur Smith: SydArthur Smith: SydA show about an ordinary man who lived in extraordinary times! Arthur Smith brings his show Syd to Darwen Library Theatre on Friday 27th March 2020 at 8pm. Tickets £15.
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Saturday, 28th March 2020 - Saturday, 28th March 2020

PQA: A Musical ExtravaganzaPQA: A Musical ExtravaganzaAfter their performance of High School Musical in 2019 we welcome the students of The Pauline Quarke Academy of Performing Arts back to DLT for an evening of performances from some of the World’s biggest musicals on Saturday 28th March 2020 at 3pm and 6:30pm. Tickets £13.
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Sunday, 29th March 2020 - Monday, 30th March 2020

The BearThe BearWith dazzling puppetry, delicious music and dozens of laughs, The Bear is an unforgettable experience for the whole family. So bring a bear, and join Tilly and her great big white friend on a wild and magical adventure at Darwen Library Theatre on Sunday 29th March 2020 at 2pm and Monday 30th March…
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Friday, 3rd April 2020 - Friday, 3rd April 2020

Billy Mitchell & Bob FoxBilly Mitchell & Bob FoxLeading you through some of their favourite songs including Lindisfarne classics and traditional folk arrangements, Billy Mitchell and Bob Fox play at Darwen Library Theatre on Friday 3rd April 2020 at 7pm. Tickets £18.50.
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Thursday, 9th April 2020 - Thursday, 9th April 2020

Simon Evans: The Work of the DevilSimon Evans: The Work of the DevilSimon Evans’ last show, Genius 2.0 provided an hilarious analysis of the departure of any visible sign of intelligence from modern life. His new show raises the stakes at Darwen Library Theatre on Thursday 19th April 2020 at 8pm. Tickets from £14.
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Saturday, 18th April 2020 - Saturday, 18th April 2020

Edwina HayesEdwina HayesEdwina’s beautifully written songs, charming stage presence, and voice of an angel have won her a reputation as a true natural talent of gentle folk-Americana. She plays at Darwen Library Theatre on Saturday 18th April 2020 at 8pm. Tickets from £13.
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Friday, 24th April 2020 - Friday, 24th April 2020

The Amy Winehouse ExperienceThe Amy Winehouse ExperienceThe Amy Winehouse Experience will take you on a journey through the emotional roller coaster of her song writing, guaranteed to have you singing and dancing along throughout the performance at Darwen Library Theatre on Friday 24th April 2020 at 7:30pm. Tickets from £16.
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Saturday, 25th April 2020 - Saturday, 25th April 2020

GAGAGAGAFrom numerous Queen Conventions to TV appearances, GA GA have consistently proved why they are so highly rated by critics and audiences alike. They return to Darwen Library Theatre on Saturday 25th April 2020 at 7:30pm. Tickets £17.50.
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Wednesday, 6th May 2020 - Wednesday, 6th May 2020

Clinton Baptiste: The Paranormalist ReturnsClinton Baptiste: The Paranormalist ReturnsJoin paranormal sensation Clinton Baptiste as he takes you on a hilarious yet touching journey through his life, out the other side and beyond the Celestial Curtains. Second date added due to high demand at Darwen Library Theatre on Wednesday 6th May 2020 at 7:30pm. Tickets £19.
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Friday, 8th May 2020 - Friday, 8th May 2020

Beach Body ReadyBeach Body ReadyIt’s the season of cutting carbs, hitting it hard at the gym, and shaving everything from the chin down. Join The Roaring Girls for a defiantly feel-good show which sticks two fingers up at how the media says you should look at Darwen Library Theatre on Friday 8th May 2020 at 7:15pm. Tickets £10.
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Saturday, 9th May 2020 - Saturday, 9th May 2020

Hue & CryHue & CryBrothers Patrick and Gregory Kane formed Hue and Cry in 1983 and the duo made a huge impact in the late 80’s with massive hit singles such as ‘Labour of Love’. They play at Darwen Library Theatre on Saturday 9th May 2020 at 8pm. Tickets from £21.50.
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Friday, 15th May 2020 - Friday, 15th May 2020

Derek AcorahDerek AcorahDerek Acorah is something of a phenomenon. A truly modern medium whose appeal crosses the generations to young and old alike. He comes to Darwen Library Theatre on Friday 15th May 2020 at 7:30pm. Tickets £21.50.
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Saturday, 16th May 2020 - Saturday, 16th May 2020

Suzi Ruffell: Dance Like Everyone’s WatchingSuzi Ruffell: Dance Like Everyone’s WatchingThe last twelve months have been massive for Suzi Ruffell; a smash hit UK tour and heaps of television appearances. Come and see what all the fuss is about at Darwen Library Theatre on Saturday 16th May 2020 at 8pm. Tickets from £13.
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Thursday, 21st May 2020 - Thursday, 21st May 2020

NT Live: The WelkinNT Live: The WelkinOne life in the hands of 12 women. Rural Suffolk in England, 1759. As the country waits for Halley’s comet, a young woman is sentenced to hang for a heinous murder. National Theatre Live presents The Welkin on Thursday 21st May 2020 at 7pm. Tickets from £13.
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Saturday, 13th June 2020 - Saturday, 13th June 2020

Ivo Graham: The Game of LifeIvo Graham: The Game of LifeThe time for faff is over: one of the most hilariously anxious blatherers in the business, Ivo Graham, comes to Darwen Library Theatre on Saturday 13th June 2020 at 8pm. Tickets £14.
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Saturday, 20th June 2020 - Saturday, 20th June 2020

Pink FloydianPink FloydianA Pink Floydian show is much more than a gig, it is a faithful recreation of Floyd at their finest. With a new light and laser show, the shows promise great entertainment at Darwen Library Theatre on Saturday 20th June 2020 at 7:30pm. Tickets from £13.50.
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Thursday, 13th August 2020 - Thursday, 13th August 2020

Nick ButterNick ButterAs of November 2019, Nick will be crowned the first person to run a marathon in every country in the world. Along with this, he sets a number of world records and has a wild, eclectic story to tell at Darwen Library Theatre on Thursday 13th August 2020 at 7:30pm. Tickets £26.50.
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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

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Parking & Transport

  • Car Parking
  • On site parking

Payment Methods

  • Delta accepted
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  • Switch accepted
  • Visa accepted

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  • In town/city centre

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