Winners of the BIG Christmas Nutcracker Trail

The winners of the BIG Nutcracker Trail have been drawn at random from all the correct entries. Winner of the 1st Prize of £100 in Mall Shopping Vouchers and a Nutcracker Soldier is Imran Namaji from Blackburn. The runners up who all each receive £20 in Mall Shopping Vouchers and a Nutcracker Soldier are: A [...]

2016-12-19T14:48:01+00:00 December 19th, 2016|News|0 Comments

The BBC Cinema Truck is coming to Blackburn

The country’s only mobile cinema is coming to Blackburn next week to bring a series of red carpet programme premieres to towns and cities in the North. The 100-seat cinema will be rolling into nine Northern towns and cities to spread a little seasonal cheer and broadcast some of the BBC’s most eagerly-awaited Christmas and New Year content [...]

2016-12-20T21:24:03+00:00 December 17th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Blackburn Big Christmas are giving readers the chance to win a Sewing Machine

Hobkirk Sewing Machines in Blackburn are giving you the chance to win a fantastic sewing machine. The Janome 2015a is perfect if you're new to sewing or just want to carry out very basic alterations and repairs. Threading is never an issue with this machine, as the easy to follow numbered thread path gets you [...]

2016-12-06T14:53:30+00:00 December 6th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Blackburn Big Christmas are giving readers the chance to win a No7 City Lights Beauty Collection

Boots in Blackburn are giving you the chance to get your hands on a gorgeous No7 gift set worth £80! You could be winning gel finish nail polish, lash mascara, airbrush away primmer, lip balm, body polish, body wash, day cream, night cream and body serum. If you want a chance to glow this Christmas [...]

2016-12-05T13:15:54+00:00 December 5th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Massive Christmas Street Fair set to be a Cracker

Blackburn is gearing up for a BIG Christmas Street Fair this Saturday when around 100 traders come to the town to bring a range of Christmas crafts and treats along with street food and drink. The BIG Christmas Street Fair, which runs from 10am to 6pm on Saturday 10th December 2016, is being organised by [...]

2016-12-05T09:07:10+00:00 December 5th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Blackburn Big Christmas are giving readers the chance to win a bundle of treats as part of the Nutcracker Prize Trail

Morrison’s in Blackburn are giving you the chance to get your hands on a heavenly hamper of delights to last through the Christmas holidays. You could be winning seville orange marmalade, strawberry conserve, loose English breakfast tea and a tea infuser, Colombian ground coffee, caramelised balsamic onion chutney, Marie Rose sauce, cheese crispies and salted [...]

2016-12-01T12:25:14+00:00 December 1st, 2016|News|0 Comments

Blackburn BID goes Nutcrackers for Small business Saturday

An army of Nutcracker king soldiers will descend on Blackburn this weekend as the Blackburn BID launches its Giant Nutcracker Trail for Small Business Saturday. The prize hunt, which is being organised by Blackburn Business Improvement District (BID), is part of Blackburn’s BIG Christmas. 12 Nutcracker Soldiers have been hidden in local businesses throughout the [...]

2016-12-01T09:55:42+00:00 December 1st, 2016|News|0 Comments

Blackburn Lights up the Town as Ted steals the show

Blackburn’s Christmas Lights were switched on in spectacular fashion last night (Saturday 26th November 2016) when a local man brought an emotional performance to the crowd of thousands. The town’s BIG Christmas Lights Switch On brought a host of stars and local performers to the town to celebrate the start of Christmas celebrations. Local internet [...]

2016-11-27T08:18:33+00:00 November 27th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Car park opens in time for Blackburn’s BIG Christmas Lights Switch On

Visitors to Blackburn’s first Comic Con and the Christmas Lights Switch On can take advantage of the new temporary car park on Brown Street opposite the bus station. The car park which has 107 spaces opens tomorrow (26th November) and cost starts at £1 for up to an hour. Due to the number of events [...]

2016-11-25T14:12:25+00:00 November 25th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Blackburn Big Christmas are giving readers the chance to win an acoustic guitar as part of the musical excitement at the Lights Switch On

Reidy’s Home of Music are giving you the chance to fine tune your music skills with this fantastic Stagg sw201n-vt acoustic guitar worth £99. To be in with a chance of winning, simply follow the instructions on our Facebook post. This exciting prize is part of the Big Lights Switch on, which will see stars such [...]

2016-11-25T10:49:09+00:00 November 24th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Join in the BIG Nutcracker Prize Trail

Discover Blackburn by following our Nutcracker Trail around business locations in the town centre! Spot all 12 of the 3ft tall traditional decorations to win one to keep! The first winner drawn will also receive a £100 Christmas shopping voucher for The Mall. There are also £20 vouchers and Nutcrackers for eleven runners up! The [...]

2016-12-19T10:30:00+00:00 November 24th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Viral Sensation ‘Songaminute Man’ Heading for the Big Screen

Visitors will be able to watch Ted McDermott’s highlights over the past few months live on a giant screen during Blackburn’s BIG Christmas Lights Switch On this Saturday. The East Ribble District Freemasons have sponsored a giant screen making it possible to broadcast Ted’s famous videos live whilst ensuring a good view for visitors. There [...]

2016-11-23T10:43:38+00:00 November 23rd, 2016|News|0 Comments