What's On at The Bureau

At The Bureau we have a range of events and activities, some regular and others one-off. Keep checking back for updates or sign up for our email newsletter.

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Patches of Positivity Exhibition and Crafts Council 50th Birthday
Thursday-Saturday 11am-3pm

In the gallery, enjoy the Patches of Positivity exhibition alongside some of the work from the Craft Council 50th Birthday workshops.


Stilt Walking Training - Blackburn Festival of Light
Mondays 15/22/29 Nov 6/13 Dec
6.00pm - 7.30pm
Free, Donations welcome

Yay, Dimitri, of Flame Oz is back for stilt walking training. Participants must commit to attend at least 4 sessions, and have an adult supporting them for at least the first 2 and in the parade with them.

Tickets and info here.


Lantern Workshops - Blackburn Festival of Light
Sat/Sun 27/28 Nov, 4/5 Dec, 11/12 Dec
1.00pm - 4.00pm
£3 suggested donation

Work with a professional lantern artist from The Blackburn Festival of Light team to create a beautiful paper and willow lantern for the Lantern Parade on Saturday 18th December.

Tickets and info here.

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Create and Chat - Online Creative Socials For Women
Monday 6th December
Free. Donations welcome.

Book your place here and the zoom link will be sent out just before 7pm on the day.


Thursday 9th December

A coming together of ArtSPACE, Create and Chat and We Are Blackburn Together with Blackburn Festival of Light. Join us for all the usual ArtSPACE stuff, plus help to create work for the Parade on 18th December.



Kurfew Xmess
Saturday 11th December
£5 Advance/£7 on the door

First Kurfew since lockdown sees the return of Special Guests Dohnut with support from Cosmic Slop plus DJs Stee Bowden and Ticker.


Fettle Bike Repair (Instagram Post)

Fettle Bike Repairs
Wednesday 15th December

Book a 30 min slot to learn about drive chain maintenance on your bike with our bike specialist Dean Readfern, delivered with The Big Bike Revival.

Book your one-to-one, practical session here.

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Save the date!
Blackburn Festival of Light

10th Anniversary Parade
Saturday 18th December
Blackburn Town Centre

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