Darwen’s Heritage Calendar 2020

We still have a few calendars featuring views of Darwen available.

Price £7 

This is a limited edition so please call into the centre to purchase one.


The current exhibition of paintings by Adrian Turner will run until the middle of February 2020

A new painting exhibition by Hubert Bentley has opened and will run until March 2020

The next exhibition starting in March 2020 will be a Photographic History of Trams in Darwen.

In the early summer of 2020 a Century of Darwen Weddings Exhibition will take place showing changes in fashion and traditions through the years.

We will also be having an exhibition by Ian Gillibrand on Darwen Music across the Decades in the late summer 2020. 

The actual dates for the start of these exhibitions will be announced later on this website, on our Facebook page, in Twitter and in the members newsletter.

Family history for beginners

The Heritage Centre intends to run a series of evening sessions helping people to begin their family history research. It is intended that these will take place on a fortnightly basis. If you are interested  in doing this sort of research please do get in touch with us.

Heritage Centre Talks

The next series of talks at the Heritage Centre will begin in March. These talks occur on the 2nd Tuesday of the month, they start at 7pm and are open to everybody, admission £2.00 and £1.00 to members.

10th March 2020

The History of Crown Paints by Geraldine Huxley

14th April 2020

The History of Spring Vale Brewery by Brian Hilton