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Alice In Wonderland

A fun-filled family show for Christmas 2017.  Adapted by George Critchley and Arnie Breen from the original book by Lewis Carroll.

Fri 8th Dec to
Sun 24th Dec
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An Interesting Evening with Steve Davis

Steve was a Professional from 1978-2016 and his nickname was The Nugget as well as Interesting.
Titles: 28 ranking titles including 6 World and 6 UK Championships, plus three Masters titles.

Thu 8th Feb 7.30pm
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Saturday Morning Club

Join us at Darwen Library Theatre for our new Saturday Morning Club and your chance to try something different each month! From arts and craft to drama and yoga, every month we’ll be learning something new!

Sat 2nd Dec to
Sat 14th Apr
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Angela Barnes

Following another sell-out run at the Edinburgh Festival the Mock The Week regular and host of BBC R4’s Newsjack, Angela Barnes will be taking her ‘beautifully structured show’ (The Scotsman) Fortitude on the road.

Fri 25th May 8.00pm
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Little Red Riding Hood

Moon On A Stick combine enchanting puppetry and absorbing storytelling in a gentle, imaginative show designed especially for our tiniest audience members. A fun and fabulous fairy tale with a twist.

Wed 14th Feb 2.00pm
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Merry Hell

MERRY HELL is an eight-piece folk-rock group with a history, a pedigree and a bright future.

Fri 16th Feb 7.30pm
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Craig Campbell

The majestic mountain moose in a tiger striped onesie brings his thrilling new show ‘Easy Tiger’ out of the Fringe jungle and onto the world stage for his 3rd solo tour.

Sat 14th Apr 8.00pm

Coming Soon

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Comedy @ Darwen Library Theatre

Sat 6th Jan 8.00pm
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Afternoon Variety Show  

Wed 10th Jan 2.00pm
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Young Marx

Thu 11th Jan 7.00pm

Latest News

Storytelling Commission

Culturapedia in partnership with Darwen Library Theatre Storytelling commission (#1) managed by Darwen Community Programmers Group Culturapedia is an independent arts management company based in Blackburn. Our work includes developing and delivering Spot On Lancashire (a 45 venue rural touring network and part of the Arts Council’s National Portfolio), Spot On libraries (working with the […]

Youth Theatre Spaces

YOUTH THEATRE SPACES Are you aged 5 – 18 years old?  Interested in acting?  Free on a Monday evening?  Darwen Youth Theatre, run by Action Factory, have spaces for children and young people who would like to take part in regular drama sessions.  Recent projects have included performances based on Roald Dahl’s stories of BFG […]


WE WANT YOU! Have you ever wanted to gain more experience in theatre or music venues?  Ever wondered how the bar runs?  Or just plain nosey?  We want volunteers to help out here at Darwen Library Theatre in a variety of roles.  You could be working at a film showing one week and a comedy […]