These organisations use Blackburn Empire’s extensive facilities. For all Theatre booking enquiries please email

Classes Monday to Saturday in

Ballet, Tap and Modern
I.D.T.A syllabus, classes and exams

Cheerleading and Street
Cheerdance UK and Hip Hop UK competitions

Musical Theatre
Professional Pantomimes, shows and displays

B.A.G.A Registered

Full timetable available on their website

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Blackburn Drama Club have been established for over 70 years and are still going strong. Their members and committee are dedicated to the club, it’s continued success and putting on great productions.

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Over 100 Years of Amateurs Dramatics in Blackburn. 

Founded in 1912 in Blackburn, BMTC formally “Blackburn Amateurs” have entertained thousands of people around Lancashire for over a century. From the Blackburn Odeon and Oswaldtwistle Civic, to our current home, The Blackburn Empire Theatre; Blackburn Musical Theatre Company has tred many a board while building up a reputation as one of the best amateur musical theatre groups in the region.

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Blackburn Gilbert & Sullivan Society

Blackburn Gilbert & Sullivan Society are a performing society. It states in the original Rules of the Society that
“The Objects of the branch shall be… to stage and perform the works of Gilbert & Sullivan…”

They strive to bring the delightful works of William Schwenck Gilbert and Arthur Seymour Sullivan to as wide an audience as we can, by performing an opera every year, and by having a Concert Series in the spring/early summer every year.

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