Traders are coming together to raise money for the North West Ambulance Service by organising a special Valentine’s Day event. Various activities will be taking place around the market on February 14, including romantic photographs in Cupid’s Corner, free face painting, and guess the weight competitions. Visitors[read_more text="Read more" title="Read more" url="http://www.darwenmarket.com/news/market-raise-money-valentines-day-event/" align="left"]
Market traders are celebrating St George’s Day in style with a medieval themed event. Children from schools across the Borough are being asked to design their own coat of arms. The unique heraldic designs will then be displayed in the Annexe area of Darwen Market on April 25.[read_more text="Read more" title="Read more" url="http://www.darwenmarket.com/news/darwen-market-runs-mediaeval-competition-children/" align="left"]
A fruit and vegetable stall based in Darwen Market has been crowned as the area’s best independent shop. Woods Fruit and Veg stall were nominated by customers for the ‘Darwen Shop of the Year’ title late last year. David Livesey, Owner of Woods Fruit and Vegetable said:[read_more text="Read more" title="Read more" url="http://www.darwenmarket.com/news/market-traders-top-darwen-shop-year-competition/" align="left"]
A popular seafood stall selling a range of freshly caught shellfish and home-made ready to cook convenience dishes has re-opened on the 3 Day Market in Darwen. Sally Halliday, Owner of SAM Seafood, will open on Fridays and can be found next to Gilly’s. She said: “It’s[read_more text="Read more" title="Read more" url="http://www.darwenmarket.com/news/darwen-market-catches-new-stalls/" align="left"]
Darwen is holding its first food festival, with various local culinary delights on offer. Taking place in Darwen Market Square on Saturday, October 4 between 10am and 4pm, the event offers a feast of foodie treats, with stalls showcasing Darwen’s local produce, including cheese, bread, pies, honey[read_more text="Read more" title="Read more" url="http://www.darwenmarket.com/news/darwen-food-festival-showcase-towns-culinary-delights/" align="left"]
We want to see your creative and amusing selfies on Darwen Market. Win £20 of market vouchers each month for sharing your original selfie with us on Twitter and Facebook using the hashtag #MarketSelfies. The selfie, taken in the market, should also include a product you have bought from one of our fabulous stalls.[read_more text="Read more" title="Read more" url="http://www.darwenmarket.com/news/want-see-market-selfies/" align="left"]
The ever popular Darwen 1940’s Day returns to Darwen Market this month. The event which celebrates the culture and era of the 1940’s and World War II has become a massive hit with visitors over the years. The main events take place in the Market Square and[read_more text="Read more" title="Read more" url="http://www.darwenmarket.com/news/darwen-1940s-day-returns/" align="left"]
Traders on Darwen Market are wearing green this month as part of Love Your Local Market national campaign running from 14-28 May.
It is part of a recycling theme of activities and events which include a visit from recycling mascot, Rover and a mammoth bag swap.[read_more text="Read more" title="Read more" url="http://www.darwenmarket.com/news/darwen-market-bag-swap-shop/" align="left"]
Blackburn and Darwen markets are taking part in a national event called Love your Local Markets, by giving potential new businesses the chance to trade for a day during the month of May.[read_more text="Read more" title="Read more" url="http://www.darwenmarket.com/news/trade-day-love-local-market/" align="left"]
A Darwen teenager has given the town’s market a re-brand for its soon-to-launch website.
Darwen Aldridge Community Academy head boy Harry Eastham has designed a logo for the market after pitching his idea to bosses.
It was the latest in a string of impressive achievements for the 16-year-old, of Kings Drive, Hoddlesden, who already runs his own business, Onyx Media, from DACA’s Entrepreneurship Bridge.[read_more text="Read more" title="Read more" url="http://www.darwenmarket.com/news/darwen-student-market-new-brand/" align="left"]