Events & Activities

Next Event/Activity

Saturday 8 June at 2:00 PM


The Decorated Book:
The Development of Medieval Book Art using examples from the Hart Collection
Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery
Saturday, 8 June at 2:00 pm
This year's David Shipway Memorial Lecture will be given by Dr Cynthia Johnston, Lecturer in the History of the Book at the Institute of English Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London. Her most recent publication is Collecting the Past: British Collectors and their Collections (Routledge, 2018). She is currently preparing an exhibition on industrialist bibliomania funded by the Paul Mellon Foundation for British Art to open at the Blackburn Museum and Art Gallery in January 2020.
For a number of years, she has worked extremely effectively to make the Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery collections better known nationally and internationally.

Forthcoming Events/Actitivites

Thursday 10 October at 2:00 PM

A talk by Mike Millward

Thursday 14 November at 2:00 PM

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING followed by a talk by Rebecca Johnson.

Thursday 12 December at 2:00 PM

A talk by Ken Ford.

Thursday 9 January at 2:00 PM

A talk by John Turkington

Wednesday 22 January at 2:00 PM

Our unique “Nearly Burns Night” Afternoon Tea 

Thursday 13 February at 2:00 PM

500 years of Lancashire & its dialect by Sid Calderbank.

Saturday 22 February at 10:00 AM

10 am - 12 noon at Valerie and Jeff Miles's,

Thursday 12 March at 2:00 PM

A talk by Jamie Holman

Thursday 9 April at 2:00 PM

A talk by Jeff Cooper and Valerie Miles

Thursday 14 May at 2:00 PM

by Tony Foster

Thursday 11 June at 2:00 PM

A member of Museum staff will describe some lesser known aspects of their work.

Saturday 13 June at 2:00 PM

Speaker and subject to be announced.

Sunday 28 June at 2:00 PM

Sunday, 28th June, 2.00 - 4.00 pm:

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