ORGANISERS of Blackburn Cathedral Flower Festival have been presented with an award for organising a landmark event which attracted thousands of people to the town centre. Blackburn’s Business Improvement District have dedicated a ‘Be Surprised’ award to the organisers of the event after the iconic Cathedral blossomed into colour and activity ... Read More
July 21, 2016admin2


Sunday 26th June 2016 is your final chance to see the spectacular Flower Festival. Thousands of visitors have poured through the doors of Blackburn Cathedral over the last few days and you can still visit between noon and 4pm on Sunday. Tickets are available online or on the door. People who have ... Read More
June 26, 2016admin2
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Due to the demand for tickets, we have opened the Box Office early at the Cathedral. So, as well as still being able to buy tickets online, you can now visit us tomorrow between 10am and 5pm and all the regular opening hours of the festival from Thursday onwards. Tickets for Daily ... Read More
June 21, 2016admin2
Patrick Grant


Blackburn Cathedral Flower Festival had a surprise visitor to Day 1 of the preparations of the event which opens to the public on Thursday 23rd June. Patrick Grant, fashion designer and judge on the Great British Sewing Bee, took time time out of his busy schedule to call in at the ... Read More
June 21, 2016admin2


Preparations have begun for Blackburn Cathedral Flower Festival which opens to the public on Thursday 23rd June 2016. All the furniture has been removed from the Cathedral to create a massive open space for the spectacular installations that will fill the whole building. Preparations continue up to and including Wednesday 22nd ... Read More
June 19, 2016admin2
Green Festival


Blackburn Cathedral Flower Festival which runs from 23rd - 26th June 2016 is set to be the first major Cathedral Event that has put recycling at the top of its preparations. Cathedrals from around the UK have a grand tradition of hosting spectacular Flower Festivals and this is the first time ... Read More
June 15, 2016admin2


Local school Westholme have become the latest organisation to support the Blackburn Cathedral Flower Festival by becoming sponsors for the Secret Garden event on Friday 24 June. The local independent school is sponsoring the jazz music at the event which brings the talented New Orleans and Blues style band Tipitina to the ... Read More
June 7, 2016admin2


Visitors can enjoy an evening of jazz, cocktails and atmospheric lighting at Blackburn Cathedral as part of a major UK Flower Festival. Organisers of the Blackburn Cathedral Flower Festival will be hosting a ‘Secret Garden’ event on June 24, which will be headlined by New Orleans style jazz and blues band ... Read More
May 5, 2016admin2


The Friends of Blackburn Cathedral have announced BMI Healthcare as sponsors of the Flower Festival Celebration Dinner, one of the special events taking place as part of the Festival in June. BMI Healthcare, who operate The Beardwood Hospital on Preston New Road in Blackburn are supporting the Black Tie Dinner, which ... Read More
May 4, 2016admin2