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 ...
September 28, 2016admin
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 ...
July 21, 2016admin2
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 ...
June 28, 2016admin
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 ...
June 26, 2016admin2
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 ...
June 21, 2016admin2
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 ...
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 ...
June 19, 2016admin2
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 ...
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 ...
June 7, 2016admin2