Blackburn with Darwen Library and Information Services

Blackburn with Darwen's Library and information services supports well-being, encourages reading, spreads knowledge, contributes to learning and skills and helps to foster identity, community and a sense of place for people of all ages, backgrounds and cultures.

Venue Type:

Library

Opening hours

Monday - Saturday - various hours

Admission charges

Admission free

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.

War Memorials

  • 28 June 2016 *on now

Looking at local war memorials as we commemorate the fallen of the First World War

Suitable for

  • 18+

Where

Blackburn Central Library
Town Hall St
Blackburn
Lancashire
BB2 1AG

Admission

£1

The Life of a Tommy

  • 29 June 2016

What was it like to be a soldier in the First World War? Hear about the life and times of a "Tommy" fighting for "King and country".

Suitable for

  • 16-17
  • 18+

Where

Blackburn Central Library
Town Hall St
Blackburn
Lancashire
BB2 1AG

Admission

£1

Women at War

  • 30 June 2016

On the home front - how women supported the war effort

Suitable for

  • 16-17
  • 18+

Where

Blackburn Central Library
Town Hall St
Blackburn
Lancashire
BB2 1AG

Admission

£1

The Battle of the Somme

  • 1 July 2016 2-3:30pm

This film was first screened in 1916 and recorded events on the battlefield. It has been re-released by IWM and features Laura Rossi's soundtrack.

Suitable for

  • 16-17
  • Any age

Where

Blackburn Central Library
Town Hall St
Blackburn
Lancashire
BB2 1AG

Blackburn with Darwen Library and Information Services
Blackburn Central Library
Town Hall Street
Blackburn
Lancashire
BB2 1AG
England

Website

www.blackburn.gov.uk/server.php?show=nav.001009006

E-mail

library@blackburn.gov.uk

Telephone

01254 661221

Fax

01254 678898

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.
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