Tech or Treat! Free Halloween Workshops

Blackburn Market brings you “Tech or Treat” for Hallowe’en! 🎃 We’ve teamed up with the team from The Making Rooms Blackburn to bring you a full week of “tech” inspired activities from Coding to Sign Making and even some retro pixel art fun! There is a whole week of FREE activities with something new everyday! No need to…

Tripe Stall

National Tripe Day

World Tripe Day is an opportunity for tripe lovers to celebrate their love of tripe. And what better way to celebrate than to eat it? Celebrate on 24th October 2018. Why not buy some tripe from your local tripe stockist and prepare a dish in the comfort of your own home?  Even better, why not…

Make it on the Market – All Summer Long!

Free fun filled crafts are coming to Blackburn Market every day this summer! From creating a collage to building a musical instrument and designing a dream catcher, there is plenty to keep the kids entertained all summer long. And the best part for parents? It’s free! There will also be face painting, varied performances, technology…

Blackburn Children’s Reading Festival – Friday 22nd June

The Children’s Reading Festival heads to Blackburn this month with an event at Blackburn Market on Friday 22nd June. The Blackburn Children’s Reading Festival is a community event presented in partnership with Blackburn with Darwen Council and Community CVS Blackburn. The brainchild of Blackburn born children’s author, Christina Gabbitas, the Children’s Reading Festivals aims to…

Love Your Local Market 2018

TRADE FOR A TENNER We’re taking part in Love Your Local Market from 17th to 31st May 2018! We have a special offer during the two weeks and are looking for craft and artisan traders to take part with us. We’re offering stalls on our market for just £10 a day or £50 for 6 days with…

Giant Turkey Donation from Award Winning Butcher

A four-and-a-half stone turkey has been donated to charity by Blackburn Market’s own artisan butcher Tom Wood. The hen was donated to the THOMAS organisation, which supports vulnerable people, by Tom Wood Artisan Butcher. The huge bird would cost around £260 to buy and could provide food for around 300 people. Read the full story…

Healthy Food Service Launching on Blackburn Market

A healthy meal preparation service is arriving on Blackburn Market and it will be as easy as 1, 2, 3! Aharoni’s already famous for their piegata flat breads and fruit smoothies are launching ‘Fuel to Go!’ – The perfect solution for people short on time but keen to keep their meal times healthy. ‘Fuel to…

Sequins and Glitter Sparkle at Blackburn Market

A little bit of ribbon, flowers and tulle – voila! Your little one may go to the ball! Blackburn Market’s very own fancy dress and dancewear stall is expanding its business to include handmade occasion dresses for children. Having 20 years’ trading experience, the owner Mandy Phillips of Girlie Bits on Blackburn Market, has decided…