Music
An Acoustic Evening with Tony Wright

An Acoustic Evening with Tony Wright

As part of our Darwen Live weekend we are proud to present Terrorvision frontman Tony Wright up close and acoustic

Sat 25th May
Start 7.30pm
 
Music
Darwen Live 2019

Darwen Live 2019

Proud to be part of the Annual music festival for the 19th year.

Sun 26th May and
Mon 27th May
Start 1.00pm
 
Family
Comedy Chaos

Comedy Chaos

Steve Royle’s Comedy Chaos For Kids includes non-stop fun for the whole family with comedy, magic, puppets and lots of laughs!

Fri 31st May
Start 2.00pm
 
Comedy
Comedy @ Darwen Library Theatre

Comedy @ Darwen Library Theatre

Fans of live stand up comedy in Darwen are in for a treat in when we start delivering the cream of the UK and international comedy circuit to their doorstep at our new Monthly Comedy Club!

Sat 1st Jun to
Sat 3rd Aug
Doors 7.00pm
Start 8.00pm
 
Variety
Afternoon Variety Show  

Afternoon Variety Show  

The Famous Don Banks Afternoon Variety Show presented by Glen South

Wed 5th Jun to
Wed 4th Sep
Start 2.00pm
 
Music
David Ford

David Ford

Award-winning songwriter David Ford returns to tour new album Animal Spirits, his most ambitious record to date.

Fri 7th Jun
Doors 7.00pm
Start 7.30pm
 
Music
Chantel McGregor

Chantel McGregor

As part of her 2019 U.K. and European tour, Chantel McGregor has included some exclusive and intimate solo acoustic shows.

Sat 8th Jun
Doors 7.00pm
Start 7.30pm
 
Comedy
Gary Delaney

Gary Delaney

Due to exceptional demand and an array of sold out dates all over the UK, Britain’s leading one-liner comic extends his brand new 2018 tour with even more dates for 2019, returning to the road with another onslaught of lean, expertly crafted gaggery.

Sun 9th Jun
Start 7.30pm
 
Music
Julie Felix

Julie Felix

Singer Songwriter – Humanitarian – Environmentalist

Thu 13th Jun
Doors 7.00pm
 
Music
Made in Motown

Made in Motown

Made in Motown pay tribute to the legends from the golden era of Motown including the music & sounds of The Temptations, Martha Reeves, The Supremes, Smokey Robinson & many more.

Sat 15th Jun
Start 7.30pm
 
Film
Mary Queen of Scots

Mary Queen of Scots

Mary Queen of Scots is a 2018 historical drama film directed by Josie Rourke and written by Beau Willimon, based on John Guy’s biography Queen of Scots: The True Life of Mary Stuart.

Wed 19th Jun
Doors 1.30pm
Start 2.00pm
 
Spoken Word
Stephen Lightbown: Only Air

Stephen Lightbown: Only Air

Join Stephen Lightbown as he returns to his home town of Darwen to launch his debut poetry collection, Only Air, about life as a wheelchair user.

Thu 20th Jun
Doors 7.00pm
Start 7.30pm
 
Drama
NT Live Small Island

NT Live Small Island

Andrea Levy’s Orange Prize-winning novel Small Island comes to life in an epic new theatre adaptation. Experience the play in cinemas, filmed live on stage as part of NT Live’s 10th birthday.

Thu 27th Jun
Doors 6.00pm
Start 7.00pm
 
Dance
PQA: High School Musical JNR

PQA: High School Musical JNR

The students of The Pauline Quirke Academy of Performing Arts in Bolton, presents Disney’s High School Musical Jr.

Saturday 29th June

Start 3pm and 6pm

 
Music
Flanders and Swann

Flanders and Swann

Having delighted audiences across the globe for the past decade, the Rolls Royce of Flanders and Swann shows returns!

Sat 13th Jul
Doors 6.30pm
Start 7.30pm
 
Film
Stan and Ollie

Stan and Ollie

Stan & Ollie is a 2018 biographical comedy-drama film directed by Jon S. Baird and written by Jeff Pope. Based on the later years of the lives of the comedy double act Laurel and Hardy

Wed 17th Jul
Doors 1.30pm
Start 2.00pm
 
Music
Martin Stephenson

Martin Stephenson

The great thing about Martin Stephenson — hang on, let’s start that again — ONE of the great things about Martin Stephenson is that you never quite know what he’s going to say next.

Wed 17th Jul
Doors 7.00pm
 
Music
China Crisis

China Crisis

China Crisis found major success in the UK with five Top 40 singles, ten Top 50 singles and three Top 40 albums and hits across Australia, Europe and the Americas.

Sat 20th Jul
Doors 7.00pm
Start 7.30pm
 
Drama
NT Live: The Lehman Trilogy

NT Live: The Lehman Trilogy

The story of a family and a company that changed the world, told in three parts on a single evening.

Thu 25th Jul
Doors 6.00pm
Start 7.00pm
 
Music
Chris Difford

Chris Difford

In 2019 we welcome Chris back to DLT with his stand up sit down book & music tour.

Fri 26th Jul
Doors 7.00pm
 
Music
A Tribute to Elvis

A Tribute to Elvis

Tupelo To Vegas: A Tribute To Elvis starring International Elvis Masters Champion, Jared Lee

Fri 23rd Aug
Doors 6.30pm
Start 7.30pm
 
Spoken Word
An Evening with Jimmy White

An Evening with Jimmy White

One of the most colourful characters not only in snooker but in sport.

Fri 6th Sep
Start 7.30pm
 
Spoken Word
Margaret Atwood

Margaret Atwood

The wait is over….The Testaments, Margaret Atwood’s anticipated sequel to The Handmaid’s Tale, is revealed. The momentous literary event will be celebrated with an exclusive live cinema broadcast.

Tue 10th Sep
Doors 6.30pm
Start 7.30pm
 
Music
Steve Harley Acoustic Trio

Steve Harley Acoustic Trio

Steve promises to dip in to all 12 studio albums from a career spanning four decades, and still in top gear.

Thu 12th Sep
Doors 7.00pm
 
Music
Whole Lotta Led

Whole Lotta Led

2019 sees the 50th anniversary of the release of one of the greatest albums of all time – Led Zeppelin II.

Sat 21st Sep
Doors 7.30pm
Start 8.00pm
 
Drama
NT Live: One Man, Two Guvnors

NT Live: One Man, Two Guvnors

Featuring a Tony Award-winning performance from James Corden, the hilarious West End and Broadway hit One Man, Two Guvnors returns to cinemas to mark National Theatre Live’s 10th birthday.

Thu 26th Sep
Doors 6.00pm
Start 7.00pm
 
Music
Simply reRed

Simply reRed

Simply reRed – Holding back the years is a tribute to Mick Hucknall and Simply Red brought to you by the creators of Talon – The Best of Eagles

Fri 4th Oct
Start 7.30pm
 
Music
Gordon Haskell

Gordon Haskell

Gordon Haskell has often been described as a brilliant mix of Bill Withers and James Taylor with the feel of J.J Cale; but ultimately Haskell is a craftsman with his own unique style and presence.

Thu 24th Oct
Start 7.30pm
 
Dance
Northern Ballet: Dracula Live

Northern Ballet: Dracula Live

Broadcast LIVE to cinemas for Halloween, Northern Ballet’s thrilling adaptation of Bram Stoker’s classic horror story is a unique blend of gripping theatre, Gothic sets and sensuous dancing.

Thu 31st Oct
Doors 6.30pm
Start 7.15pm
 
Music
John Power

John Power

Having first made his mark on the UK pop scene in the late ‘80s and early ‘90s with renowned Liverpudlian quartet The La’s, Power left the group to form a new group called Cast.

Sun 3rd Nov
Doors 7.30pm
Start 8.00pm
 
Music
Mike Peters: The Alarm

Mike Peters: The Alarm

From September 2019 onwards, The Alarm lead singer and songwriter Mike Peters, will present The Alarm – Hurricane of Change 30th Anniversary Acoustic Tour throughout the UK, Europe and USA.

Sat 9th Nov
Doors 7.00pm
 
Comedy
Henry Paker

Henry Paker

Star of Comedy Central at the Comedy Store, Josh (BBC3) and co-writer and star of Radio 4’s Small Scenes, Henry’s latest show is a unique mixture of stand-up comedy and illustration which took the Edinburgh Fringe by storm.

Fri 15th Nov
Start 8.00pm
 
Music
Cash and Carter Together

Cash and Carter Together

Cash & Carter, Together brings you an authentic recreation of the Johnny Cash live show, focusing on his unique collaborations with wife June Carter.

Thu 21st Nov
Start 8.00pm
 
Music
The Blow Monkeys

The Blow Monkeys

With hits like ‘Digging Your Scene’ and ‘It Doesn’t Have To Be This Way’, The Blow Monkeys epitomise the glamour of mid-80s pop at its most graceful and sophisticated.

Fri 29th Nov
Doors 7.30pm