A global food fair by the local Harmony Project attracted over 80 people who were served an international menu serving recipes from 12 countries. Civic dignitaries from Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council attended with partner organisations such as ARC. It was a joyous event celebrating members of the community who have made great contributions with…
In 2021, we were delighted to be approached to host The Confessional. A one day themed music and arts festival staged showcasing some of the best emerging talent throughout the UK. (BBC 6 Music, Glastonbury Standard). The event included guest DJs, high quality food and drink.
Lancashire Women is a charity working towards a Lancashire where all women are valued and treated as equals, and are empowered to be able to transform their lives.
The Illicits released the single Left Behind in November and filmed the video in The Exchange.
Near Neighbours and Action Factory host a celebration of culture, community and entertainment exploring the ideas of wisdom, faith, tradition and industry as part of Interfaith Week.
21,000 people from all around the world descended on the Exchange for the launch a new adidas trainer named after the town.
Artist Jamie Holman produced a series of works celebrating a history of radical gatherings where the working class youth of the north resisted, rejected and finally reclaimed the spaces that cotton made and then abandoned.
We are proud to be a partner venue for the National Festival of Making, usually a two day event takes over the town with a unique celebration of UK making
Trustee’s Chair, Dr Alastair Murdoch welcomed a VIP visitor to the The Exchange today. Lancashire’s Lord Lieutenant, Charles Kay Shuttleworth.
An interactive projection installation by artist and lighting designer, Jen Kagan working with photographer and videographer, Scott Jackson and art students from Blackburn College as part of Blackburn’s Festival of Light.
We’re delighted that The Exchange, Blackburn was selected for BBC Northwest Tonight’s coverage of the national Heritage Open Days festival, one of 5,000 events across the UK coordinated by the National Trust with funding from the players of Peoples Postcode Lottery. Presenter and Lancashire reporter, Beccy Barr interviewed Re:Source trustees, Dr Alastair Murdoch and Jill…
We are proud to be a partner venue for the National Festival of Making, usually a two day event takes over the town with a unique celebration of UK making ‘from factory floor to the kitchen table’ which welcomes more than 40,000 visitors to Blackburn.