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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

Wednesday, 16th October 2019 - Wednesday, 16th October 2019

An Evening with Rick BucklerAn Evening with Rick BucklerThis is a unique evening with Rick Buckler the drummer with The Jam, explaining up close and personal about his early days and struggles in one of Britain’s great exports. Coming to Darwen Library Theatre on Wednesday 16th October 2019 at 7pm. Tickets from £13.
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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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Monday, 21st October 2019 - Monday, 21st October 2019

Hey Diddle DiddleHey Diddle DiddleEver wondered how a cow jumped over the moon? Or why the dish ran away with the spoon? With original songs played live on stage, brilliant puppetry and lots of laughter, Hey Diddle Diddle comes to Darwen Library Theatre on Monday 21st October 2019 at 1:30pm. Tickets from £6.
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Wednesday, 23rd October 2019 - Wednesday, 23rd October 2019

Cinema Live: Billy ConnollyCinema Live: Billy ConnollyHailed as the UK’s most influential comedian of all time, legendary Scot Billy Connolly is coming to Darwen Library Theatre with this screening of his brilliant final stand-up tour on Wednesday 23rd October 2019 at 7:30pm. Tickets £13.
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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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Friday, 25th October 2019 - Friday, 25th October 2019

Turn of the ScrewTurn of the ScrewAward-winning Box Tale Soup present a new adaptation of Henry James’ disturbing story. Turn of the Screw comes to Darwen Library Theatre on Friday 25th October 2019 at 7:30pm. Tickets £10.
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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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Friday, 1st November 2019 - Friday, 1st November 2019

BeatlemaniaBeatlemaniaBeatlemania are one of the longest running and most successful Beatle shows in the world. Don't miss your chance to experience the magic for yourself at Darwen Library Theatre on Friday 1st November 2019 at 7:30pm. Tickets £18.50.
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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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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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Friday, 8th November 2019 - Friday, 8th November 2019

Iron BellIron Bell“The tolling of the Iron Bell calls the faithful to their knees to hear the softly spoken magic spells.” Iron Bell return to Darwen Library Theatre on Friday 8th November 2019 at 8pm Tickets from £19.50.
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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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Thursday, 14th November 2019 - Thursday, 14th November 2019

42nd Street - The Musical42nd Street - The MusicalTelling the story of Peggy Sawyer, this is the largest ever staging of 42nd Street - The Musical. Filmed live in the heart of London’s West End, 42nd Street will be screened at Darwen Library Theatre on Thursday 14th November 2019 at 1:30pm and 6:30pm. Tickets from £11.
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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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Thursday, 28th November 2019 - Thursday, 28th November 2019

A Christmas CarolA Christmas CarolOlivier Award winner, Guy Masterson, brings Dickens’ mystical Christmas fable to life in this enchanting performance of A Christmas Carol at Darwen Library Theatre on Thursday 28th November 2019 at 7:30pm. Tickets from £11.
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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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Saturday, 30th November 2019 - Saturday, 30th November 2019

The Houghton WeaversThe Houghton WeaversThe Houghton Weavers have been entertaining folk for over 40 years with their unique blend of popular folk music, humour and audience participation. They return to Darwen Library Theatre on Saturday, 30th November 2019 at 7.30pm. Tickets from £14.
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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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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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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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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, 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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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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