Family

Pinocchio

George Critchley for PMA Productions returns to Darwen with a fun-filled family show for the festive season

Mon 9th Dec
Start 10.00am
 
Community
Darwen Tower Big Screen Premiere

Darwen Tower Big Screen Premiere

We hope you enjoy the film, which is aimed at the younger generation, and podcast and learn a little history of a small northern industrial town.

Tue 19th Nov
Start 7.00pm
 
Film
Wild Rose

Wild Rose

Fresh out of jail and with two young kids, all Rose-Lynn wants is to get out of Glasgow and make it as a country singer in Nashville.

Wed 20th Nov
Start 2.00pm
 
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
 
Dance
CRDC Presents: The Dream is Real

CRDC Presents: The Dream is Real

The Dream is certainly Real for CR Dance Company to be performing their first showcase.

Sat 23rd Nov
Doors 12.30pm
Start 1.00pm
 
Music
Darwen School of Music Showcase

Darwen School of Music Showcase

Darwen School of Music presents it’s 27th showcase.

Sun 24th Nov
Start 7.00pm
 
Drama
A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol

Dickens’ mystical Christmas fable brought to life – a perfect Christmas treat!

Thu 28th Nov
Start 7.30pm
 
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
 
Music
The Houghton Weavers

The Houghton Weavers

The Houghton Weavers have been entertaining folk now for over 43 years with their unique blend of popular folk music, humour and audience participation.

Sat 30th Nov
Start 7.30pm
 
Variety
Afternoon Variety Show  

Afternoon Variety Show  

The Famous Don Banks Afternoon Variety Show presented by Glen South

Wed 4th Dec
Start 2.00pm
 
Drama
NT Live: Present Laughter

NT Live: Present Laughter

Captured live from The Old Vic in London, Present Laughter is a giddy and surprisingly modern reflection on fame, desire and loneliness.

Wed 4th Dec
Doors 6.15pm
Start 7.00pm
 
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 7th Dec
Doors
Start 8.00pm
 
Film
Yesterday

Yesterday

Everyone in the world has forgotten The Beatles, everyone except Jack …

Fri 20th Dec
Start 2.00pm
 
Comedy
Encore: Billy Connolly

Encore: Billy Connolly

Screening as a special one-night-only event, Connolly will also muse upon his career, life and legacy in a deeply personal interview filmed exclusively for cinema audiences.

Sat 25th Jan
Doors 6.45pm
Start 7.30pm
 
Music
Simon and Garfunkel – Through the Years

Simon and Garfunkel – Through the Years

Hear many of the hits such as The Sound of Silence, Mrs Robinson, The Boxer and the smash hit Bridge Over Troubled Water

Fri 7th Feb
Doors 7.00pm
Start 7.30pm
 
Other Events
Kinky Boots

Kinky Boots

Kinky Boots The Musical, filmed live at the Adelphi Theatre in the heart of London’s West End, is strutting onto the big screen!

Sun 9th Feb
Start 1.30pm
 
Comedy
Paul Sinha: Hazy Little Thing called Love

Paul Sinha: Hazy Little Thing called Love

Thus far, Paul has lived his life understanding that stability and emotional happiness were lovely ideas but not really for him.

Sat 22nd Feb
Start 8.00pm
 
Comedy
Mark Thomas

Mark Thomas

In his new show 50 Things About Us Mark Thomas combines his trademark mix of storytelling, standup, mischief and really, really well researched material to examine how we have come to inhabit this divided wasteland that some of us call the United Kingdom.

Sat 29th Feb
Start 8.00pm
 
Music
The Pete Wylie Show

The Pete Wylie Show

Part time rock star – full time legend!

Fri 6th Mar
Start 7.30pm
 
Comedy
Stephen Bailey

Stephen Bailey

Stephen Bailey has made a name for himself for being a little gossip – but this year he’s grown up and decided to have a conversation with you (but a funny one – he’s still Channel 5’s darling) – about everything that is going on in the world.

Wed 11th Mar
Start 7.30pm
 
Music
Cloudbusting – The Music of Kate Bush

Cloudbusting – The Music of Kate Bush

Formed back in 2012, well before any suggestion that Kate was ever going to perform live again, Cloudbusting’s mission was, and still is, to bring Kate Bush’s music to the live stage.

Sat 14th Mar
Doors 7.00pm
Start 7.30pm
 
Family
The Bear

The Bear

With dazzling puppetry, delicious music and dozens of laughs, The Bear is an unforgettable experience for the whole family.

Sun 29th Mar
Start 2.00pm
 
Music
Billy Mitchell & Bob Fox

Billy Mitchell & Bob Fox

Two great voices, impeccable musicianship, a set full of memorable songs and infectious good humour, the mix of material is sparkling, full of punch and beautifully executed.

Fri 3rd Apr
Doors 7.00pm
 
Comedy
Simon Evans: The Work Of The Devil

Simon Evans: The Work Of The Devil

Simon Evans is the star of Live at the Apollo, Mock The Week, BBC Radio 4’s The News Quiz, The Unbelievable Truth & Simon Evans Goes To Market.

Thu 9th Apr
Start 8.00pm
 
Music
The Amy Winehouse Experience

The Amy Winehouse Experience

Lioness provide the UK’s most authentic tribute to the precocious talent of Amy, featuring TV’s ‘Stars in Their Eyes’ finalist and ‘X Factor’ boot-camp contestant Emma Wright plus a full backing band.

Fri 24th Apr
Doors 7.30pm
 
Music
GAGA

GAGA

Performed by a multi-award winning band who have headlined the ‘International Guitar Festival’ on several occasions, this is a Queen show like no other.

Sat 25th Apr
Doors 7.30pm
 
Comedy
Clinton Baptiste: The Paranormalist Returns

Clinton Baptiste: The Paranormalist Returns

As seen on PETER KAY’S PHOENIX NIGHTS… The world- renowned clairvoyant, medium and psychic is back!

Wed 6th May
Start 7.30pm
 
Music
Hue and Cry

Hue and Cry

Join us for an up close and intimate show – Just the brothers, a piano and amazing vocals

Sat 9th May
Doors 7.30pm
Start 8.00pm
 
Comedy
Suzi Ruffell: Dance Like Everyone’s Watching

Suzi Ruffell: Dance Like Everyone’s Watching

A mix of storytelling, observations, a dash of social politics and a lovely routine about a smear test. This show has everything.

Sat 16th May
Start 8.00pm
 
Comedy
Ivo Graham: The Game of Life

Ivo Graham: The Game of Life

The time for faff is over: has Big Daddy Graham got the skillz (anecdotes/banter/topical asides) to pay da billz (gas/water/electric)?

Sat 13th Jun
Start 8.00pm
 
Music
Pink Floydian

Pink Floydian

Pink Floydian – The UK’s most authentic independent Pink Floyd tribute. 2020 Tour – “TAKE IT BACK” with songs from 10 albums spanning 50 years.

Sat 20th Jun
Doors 7.00pm
Start 7.30pm
 
Spoken Word
Nick Butter

Nick Butter

As of November of this year, Nick will be crowned the first person to run a marathon in every country in the world.

Thu 13th Aug
Start 7.30pm