Holker House

The Darwen Heritage Centre is housed in Holker House on the corner of Railway Road and Church Street in Darwen Town Centre.


  • WiFi
  • Easy access to side of building avoiding steps
  • Disabled toilet

The Darwen Heritage Centre is home to our free courses for adult learners, which will provide a range of courses to engage and support the Darwen community, particularly those who are unemployed.


To find out more about the Darwen Community Learning Programme, please contact our Skills for Work Team by emailing SkillsforWorkHub@blackburn.ac.uk or calling 01254 292277.

As well as being home to our own programme, it offers:

  • A large meeting room for hire
  • A small meeting room for hire
  • Permanent display showcasing Darwen's Heritage
  • Illustrated talks
  • Tea and coffee
  • Display space for outside agencies/groups