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

Events

Saturday, 29th September 2018 - Saturday, 29th September 2018

Hope and SocialHope and SocialEight years, five albums, thousands of gigs, Glastonbury, Leeds Arena, and many a pub and front room up and down the country – Hope & Social do the things every band does. But then so much more. A peoples’ band at heart, they will be playing at Darwen Library Theatre on Saturday 29th September 2018...
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Friday, 5th October 2018 - Friday, 5th October 2018

Ian McNabb - Acoustic ShowIan McNabb - Acoustic ShowWith 11 solo albums and 5 icicle works albums to choose tunes from no two McNabb shows are ever the same.  Mixed with wit, tales and political critique, join us for a night to remember at Darwen Library Theatre on Friday 5th October 2018 at 7:30pm. Tickets from £13.
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Sunday, 7th October 2018 - Sunday, 7th October 2018

Fred's HouseFred's HouseFred’s House make summery 70’s West Coast inspired folk/rock but have their own distinctively fresh sound that is very much part of now and will be playing at Darwen Library Theatre on Sunday 7th October 2018 at 7pm. Tickets from £11.
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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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Friday, 19th October 2018 - Friday, 19th October 2018

The Giant KillersThe Giant KillersSet in the early years of Association Football, The Giant Killers follows a ragtag bunch of Lancashire mill workers who defied all odds to become the first working-class team in the country to play in the FA Cup. Showing at Darwen Library Theatre on Friday 19th October 2018 at 7:30pm. Tickets from...
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Tuesday, 23rd October 2018 - Tuesday, 23rd October 2018

Hoot OwlHoot OwlProon Productions brings to the stage Sean Taylor’s hilarious, witty tale about Hoot Owl, a bird of prey who thinks he is a master of disguise! Join Hoot Owl’s riotous adventure as he zooms across the night and into the dark at Darwen Library Theatre on Tuesday 23rd October 2018 at 2pm. Tickets...
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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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Friday, 9th November 2018 - Friday, 9th November 2018

Dorian GrayDorian Gray“What does it profit a man if he gain the whole world and lose his own soul?”. Award winning Box Tale Soup present Dorian Gray, showing at Darwen Library Theatre on Friday 9th November 2018 at 7.30pm. Tickets £10.
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Saturday, 10th November 2018 - Saturday, 10th November 2018

Iron BellIron BellIron Bell return to Darwen Library Theatre on Saturday 10th November 2018 at 7:30pm after headlining in the theatre at the “Darwen Live Festival” in 2017. The six piece band brought a packed ecstatic crowd to their feet after a tour de force performance of Pink Floyd classics. 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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Friday, 23rd November 2018 - Friday, 23rd November 2018

Stevie NimmoStevie NimmoAs one half of Scotland’s highly respected ‘Nimmo Brothers’, Stevie Nimmo has been a well known and respected figure throughout the blues and roots world for over 2 decades and will be playing at Darwen Library Theatre on Friday 23rd November 2018 at 8pm. Tickets from £13.
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Wednesday, 5th December 2018 - Wednesday, 5th December 2018

NT Live: Allelujah!NT Live: Allelujah!National Theatre Live  will be screening "Allelujah!" by Alan Bennett at Darwen Library Theatre on Wednesday 5th December 2018 at 7.00pm. Tickets £14/ £13 concessions.
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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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Saturday, 12th January 2019 - Saturday, 12th January 2019

NT Live - Antony & CleopatraNT Live – Antony & CleopatraBroadcast live from the National Theatre, Ralph Fiennes and Sophie Okonedo play Shakespeare’s famous fated couple in his great tragedy of politics, passion and power. Showing at Darwen Library Theatre on Saturday 12th January 2019 at 7pm. Tickets from £13.
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Friday, 18th January 2019 - Friday, 18th January 2019

Merry HellMerry HellMerry Hell make a welcome return to Darwen Library Theatre on Friday 18th January 2019 at 7pm.  Fresh from winning best band and best live act at the folking awards and with a new single “Bury me naked” getting great reviews things are going great for the band and their live shows are not to be...
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Thursday, 31st January 2019 - Thursday, 31st January 2019

NT Live - I'm Not RunningNT Live – I'm Not RunningNational Theatre Live presents "I'm Not Running", an explosive new play by David Hare, the writer of Pravda and Skylight. Showing at Darwen Library Theatre on Thursday 31st January 2019 at 7pm. Tickets from £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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Thursday, 14th March 2019 - Thursday, 14th March 2019

An Evening With Dennis TaylorAn Evening With Dennis TaylorOn Thursday 14th March 2019 from 7pm, spend an evening with Dennis Taylor, the famous snooker player with the upside down glasses who beat Steve Davis to become World Snooker Champion in 1985. Tickets from £16.50.
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Friday, 15th March 2019 - Friday, 15th March 2019

Martin Turner (Ex- Wishbone Ash)Martin Turner, former member of Wishbone Ash will be performing at Darwen Library Theatre on Friday 15th March 2019 at 7:30pm. Tickets from £17.50.
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Saturday, 16th March 2019 - Saturday, 16th March 2019

The New Grass CuttersThe New Grass CuttersThe New Grass Cutters share a love of blue-grass music and are sure to wow the audience with their stunning new arrangements of rock and pop classics, Phil’s brilliant ‘Elvis Presley’ interpretations, and acclaimed vocal and instrumental performances. They bring their show to Darwen Library Theatre...
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Saturday, 23rd March 2019 - Saturday, 23rd March 2019

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 the albums ‘Seduced and Abandoned’ and ‘Remote’ as well as massive hit singles such as ‘Labour of Love’. They play at Darwen Library Theatre on Saturday 23rd March 2019 at 7:30pm.
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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, 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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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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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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