Let’s MAKE Easter Eggs-travaganza!

The days are getting lighter for longer, Spring is in the air and Easter is just around the corner; that can only mean one thing…school holidays! Teachers are rejoicing and so are the children, but parents are wondering what are we going to do?! Don’t worry about it, we have got it covered. Blackburn with…

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…