Day trip to Blackburn (yes, you heard, Blackburn)


FREE Days Out in Lancashire

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Tourism and Blackburn is a combination about as comfortable as a honeymoon in Mogadishu.

But if you’re looking for a free day out, especially somewhere to take your kids in the summer holidays, then Blackburn could be the highlight of your six-week break.

That’s because of something called Blackburn Open Walls.

And this is what it is:

Blackburn Open Walls is an art project street artists (similar to graffiti artists) have painted art on walls all over the town of Blackburn.

This was done between July 17th and 22nd – but the art remains past these dates for anyone to see. There are leaflets with maps showing the locations of all this year’s art (plus the work from previous years) or you can download a map from the website (Blackburn Open Walls).

The art itself is fabulous. It’s wonderful to see a town like Blackburn transforming…

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