Colourscape: exhibition of work by Colin Graham

This exhibition is at Crown Street Gallery from Saturday 7th September to Thursday 3rd October 2019, open Monday to Saturday 10am-4pm. Colin Graham’s previous exhibition at Darlington Library, ‘A Mind’s Eye’, was held in 2015 and shared work from years of his practice. ‘Colourscape’ explores further some of the notions raised in ‘A Mind’s Eye’, more »

The Forum – September Events

This the Forum Music Centre events listing for September 2019. For the full list of gigs and events, please visit The Forum website. Tel: 01325 363135. Friday 6th – Groovetrain Funk/Soul band + DJ Lloyd Croft (Smoove & Turrell) Tickets £10. Doors/DJ from 7pm Saturday 7th – Last Train Home Music Festival 7 stages 50 more »

‘Italian Gardens: Their Beauty, Meaning and Relevance Today’

The Arts Society North Yorkshire & South Durham’s next lecture is on Monday 16th September 2019. It’s on the subject of ‘Italian Gardens: Their Beauty, Meaning and Relevance Today’. The great Italian gardens of the Renaissance were created at a pivotal time for Western civilisation, when man’s spirit and intellect successfully attained new heights in more »

Creative writing courses with Tracey Iceton

A selection of creative writing courses with local author Tracey Iceton will take place in the autumn for all types of writers, frome emerging to established and in all formats. Some courses are one-off workshops and some are fortnightly sessions, starting in September 2019. For further details and to book a place on any course, more »

Darlington Embroiderers’ Guild ‘In the Limelight’

Darlington Hippodrome launches a new exhibition celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Darlington Embroiderers’ Guild. 2019 marks the 40th anniversary of the founding of Darlington branch of the Embroiderers’ Guild. Members are celebrating with the creation of traditional and contemporary embroideries and stitched textiles entitled ‘In the Limelight’. Over the past 12 months, members of more »

Funding for town-centre arts projects

Support of up to £10,000 is available to selected proposals via Creative Darlington’s New In Town Call Out. The council is looking for arts programmes that contribute to Darlington’s town-centre offer; and the closing date for applications is Friday 20th September 5pm. The call out is for new arts programme proposals or arts development work more »

NER Cottage Homes 100th Anniversary Exhibition

Head of Steam Darlington Railway Museum is celebrating the 100th anniversary of an innovative housing fund established by the railway in 1919. The exhibition takes place from 7th to 30th September 2019 and has been produced in partnership with the Railway Housing Association. It charts the history of the fund from its inception, to the more »

Crown Street Library: open days

Darlington Library is running free tours of its beautiful building at Crown Street, Darlington DL1 1ND, during September as part of Heritage Open Day 2019. Tours last about 90 minutes: Saturday 14th 10am Wednesday 18th at 10am Thursday 19th at 2pm Saturday 21st at 10am Booking required – please call 01325 349630 to reserve a more »

Have your say on DBC Town Centre Strategy

Darlington Borough Council (DBC) wants your views on its Town Centre Strategy. The deadline to complete the online survey is Monday 30th September 2019. The council’s town centre strategy, which was agreed at Cabinet in July, sets out the intended development plans for the town centre over the next 10 years. The strategy will focus more »

‘Love Songs’ by Tom Kelly at the Majestic Theatre

‘Love Songs’ is a new play by celebrated North East playwright Tom Kelly. It opens at The Majestic Theatre, ​78-80 Bondgate, ​Darlington DL3 7JT, 0n 21st September 2019 at 7.30pm, before touring. Tom Kelly is well-known to North East audiences and has had a bumper year, with his new play ‘Bobby Robson Saved My Life’ more »