Our Past Projects

Past events based in and around the Exchange Blackburn

Harmony Food Fair

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…

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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.

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British Science Week

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.

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Interfaith Festival

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.

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Projection Project

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.

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BBC Northwest Tonight visits The Exchange

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…

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