Visit the Community Clothing pop-up shop where you can browse the collection of high quality, everyday clothing made in Blackburn and the UK. Don’t be surprised if you bump into Founder of Community Clothing and judge of The Great British Sewing Bee, Patrick Grant – he’ll be doing Meet and Greets at the shop for much of the weekend.
Known as ‘a festival in a can’, head to the airstream stage on Cathedral Square to find a host of DJs sharing good vibes, providing the perfect backdrop to your festival experience.
Be guided by fashion design staff in the incredibly creative and fast-paced pattern-cutting method called ‘subtraction pattern cutting’. Suitable for beginners and more advanced fashionistas!
An exhibition of art and design degree work from a selection of Industry Award winning students. The work on show will include fashion and textiles, fine art, photography and design.
Blackburn staple Me To a Tee will be hosting a pop-up as part of the Dirty Faces Cinema space. Expect to find the best second hand threads from this truly Northern vintage store.
Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery staff open their doors for extended hours with a host of activities that give you deeper insights into the collections kept behind their doors!
Visit the Bowland Guild of Weavers, Spinners and Dyers in Blackburn Market, where they will be running demos with the opportunity to have a go yourself.
The Blackburn Festival of Light Band is back! Catch them on King William Street on Saturday.
Fancy a bite to eat? Sample the best and most delicious food with our selection of delectable and irresistible street food stalls!
Make a traditional Indian diamond kite with ArteeCraft. An expert artist from the team will lead you through the steps to make a kite with bamboo sticks and paper.
On Saturday at 2:00 pm, come see the students’ fashion show at Victoria Court in The Mall showcasing and celebrating womenswear, menswear and gender-fluid collections.