Event will bring arts community together

An initiative to bring together artists from across the borough of Darlington to share ideas will stage its second event on September 3. The First Wednesday Arts Network, run by Humantics CIC and Darlington for Culture, will take place between 6pm and 8pm at the Forum Music Centre, Borough Road, Darlington. The first one was more »

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Songwriter signs up for film

Film producer, record producer and songwriter Tony Waddington, of Regal House Media, has joined forces with PIMM Productions to work on the music score of the semi-biopic film originally entitled Acceptance and now entitled Give Them Wings. The film is about disabled Darlington football fan Paul Hodgson, who was diagnosed with childhood meningitis at ten more »

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Poetry workshop

Regeneration Poetry Workshop – Darlington Library – 1.30-3.30pm – Wednesday 5th November – £10 including a ticket to see Regeneration We are thrilled to be able to promote an opportunity through a partnership between Darlington Library and Darlington Civic Theatre to attend a Poetry workshop with established poet and mentor, Jacqui Rowe, for a unique more »

Piano society announces new season

Those people who are appreciative of performances of a wide range of classical piano repertoire can look forward to the 19th season of six recitals on offer from Darlington Piano Society over the winter months. Full details can be found at www.dpiano.co.uk and in a brochure available at libraries, the Civic Theatre, the Dolphin Centre and more »

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Opportunity with Darlington for Culture

Darlington for Culture is seeking someone to help develop its membership offer, in a paid project funded by Creative Darlington (full details can be found in the attached word document). Our requirements We require a suitably qualified provider to: 1. Put together and promote a members benefit package for Darlington for Culture Limited 2. Support more »


Chance to be involved in Homecoming

Homecoming is a new outdoor theatre performance being specially created to commemorate Tees Valley residents’ roles in World War 1. The show marks the 100th anniversary since the outbreak of the Great War and will remember the stories of local people – our families & forebears – and their contribution to the war effort, both more »

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Museum supports heritage open days

Enjoy free entry to the Head of Steam railway museum on Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th September as they participate in the Heritage Open Days. There will be plenty for all the family, including the Darlington Model Railway Club exhibition, offering a chance to see the club’s working layouts. There will be a free guided more »


Be part of Festival 2015!

Darlington for Culture (DfC) is seeking to hear from arts groups, venues, performers and businesses who would like to showcase themselves in the third Darlington Arts Festival due run throughout May 2015. The festival, to be staged at a wide range of venues across the borough, is being co-ordinated by DfC, the group which speaks more »

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Darlington to host Oxjam Darlo

Darlington will host the terrific Oxfam fundraising music event Oxjam Darlo on Sunday October 12 between 4pm and midnight. Seven venues across the town will be involved to raise money for charity. The organisers say: “Darlington has never seen anything like this. We are going to cram venues in the town centre with awesome band more »

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Darlington musician to play reunion charity gig

Jim Hall, principal trumpet with Darlington Orchestra, is to reunite with former band members of popular sixties group Sneeze to play a one-off reunion charity gig on Saturday 27th September at Dunston Social Club, Gateshead. Limited tickets available enquiries to 07946 864185 proceeds from the evening to be donated to British Heart Foundation. To find more »