One of Blackburn’s biggest most unique events of 2016 has been unveiled as a finalist in the Lancashire Tourism Awards which celebrate the diversity of the county’s tourist industry. The Blackburn Cathedral Flower Festival has been shortlisted for an award highlighting successful tourism events in Lancashire. The Flower Festival, a four-day event ... Read More
September 28, 2016admin


WINNER of the Great British Bake Off, Nadiya Hussain was in Blackburn last Saturday for the town’s midsummer nature themed festival. Visitors to the Countryside Comes to Town event lined-up at the main stage situated in the new multi-million-pound Cathedral Quarter on Saturday, 25th June to catch a glimpse of the ... Read More
June 28, 2016admin
Free Parking written on the parking lot


A FREE Park and Ride service has been organised for visitors of the Blackburn Cathedral Flower Festival. The service, which provides free transport right into the festival arena, will run every half hour between 9.30am – 6.30pm from Ewood Park and Cathedral Square on Saturday, 25th June. Visitors attending Blackburn Cathedral Flower Festival ... Read More
June 6, 2016admin


Blackburn Cathedral Flower Festival will launch with a spectacular Preview event on Wednesday 22nd June 2016 and Nigel Howarth from Northcote will launch the evening amongst the spectacular displays. The group behind the Michelin starred restaurant Northcote will launch Café Northcote at Blackburn Cathedral on 8th June 2016 and will also ... Read More
June 3, 2016admin
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Organisers of a landmark festival in Blackburn are hoping the event will prove a big boost to the local economy. The team behind Blackburn Cathedral Flower Festival, which takes place 23 – 26 June 2016, say that ticket sales are already exceeding expectations and that people are travelling from across the ... Read More
March 29, 2016admin
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Blackburn Cathedral Flower Festival has announced Blackburn Market has joined as a sponsor of the landmark event in 2016. Blackburn Market, which is based at the heart of the Town Centre, has a rich history and the original markets were held in the grounds of the original parish church, the site ... Read More
March 23, 2016admin
I Fagiolini


The dynamic and contemporary solo-voice ensemble I Fagiolini has been announced to feature in a spectacular concert at the Blackburn Cathedral Flower Festival. The group which won the Royal Philharmonic Society's Ensemble Prize in 2005 will bring their unique style to the concert on 25th June 2016 which will be hosted ... Read More
March 23, 2016admin
Maple Grove Homepage – May 15


The organisers of the Blackburn Cathedral Flower Festival in Blackburn have announced a new partnership with Eric Wright Group for the 2016 event. Eric Wright Group, who recently completed the first phase of a new 200,000 sq ft mixed-use commercial quarter in the heart of Blackburn, have sponsored the forthcoming festival ... Read More
February 4, 2016admin
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Blackburn Cathedral Flower Festival has announced a new sponsor for the four-day floral festival set to take place next summer. High Level Maintenance Limited will support the event which promises spectacular flower displays at Blackburn Cathedral from Thursday, 23 June to Sunday, 26 June 2016. The specialist steeplejack firm are renowned for ... Read More
January 18, 2016admin