DHS 20th March: The English Civil War

Annual membership £10; visitors £3 per meeting otd, at Friends Meeting House in Skinnergate. It is possible to join the society on the door at any of the meetings. For more information, visit the Darlington Historical Society website. 17 October Admiral Collingwood – with author Max Adams 21 November Red Cross Auxiliary Hospitals in the more »

Events at The Forum in March

For further details, visit the website or call 01325 363135. Friday 1st – The Bryan Adams Experience Tickets £10. Doors from 7pm Friday 8th – The Chris Bevington Band Darlington RnB Club Tickets £12. Doors 7pm Saturday 9th – The Desert Monkeys The UK’s premier tribute to The Arctic Moneys Tickets £8adv/£9otd. Doors from 7pm more »

Hippodrome’s spring season

Additional shows are regularly being added to the Darlington Hippodrome schedule, so to keep up to date visit the website and choose your own seats online. For further information and to book contact the box office on 01325 405405. Week-long shows Our younger audiences will be enthralled by Tom Gates – Live on Stage (Wednesday more »

Piano Society presents Leon McCawley

For the final recital of the season, on Sunday 24 March the Piano Society welcomes Leon McCawley (photo by Sheila-Rock), one of Britain’s foremost pianists. He has forged a successful career since winning first prize in the 1993 International Beethoven Piano Competition in Vienna and second prize at the Leeds International Piano Competition, building on more »

Vane Women Press: A Short Fiction Writing Workshop

‘A Short Fiction Writing Workshop’ by Jo Colley will be looking at different forms of very short fiction – prose poems, surreal stories, flash fiction – what are differences, what do people prefer to write? There will be some examples and lots of writing practice. Starting with something small, though not easy, gives an opportunity more »

The Majestic – spring season

The Majestic Theatre – spring season’s programme Faith, Hope & Garrity Friday 18 January 8pm Fran Garrity returns with a brand-new solo show, following his debut sell-out run of Secret Agent. Spectre Detectors Saturday 19 January from 9pm until 1am Join Spectre Detectors – the North East’s leading team of paranormal investigators as they investigate more »

Love Tango Darlington

This group dances both traditional Argentine and modern Nuevo Tango. Class every Thursday 8pm followed by dancing until late with John Paul Tango at Haughton Le Skerne Working Men’s Club, 25 Haughton Green, Darlington DL1 2DD. More details: call 01325 468738 or visit group’s Facebook page.

Jubilee String Quartet: Sunday 31st March

Darlington Music Society’s next concert is on Sunday 31st March at the Dolphin Centre 3pm. The Jubilee String Quartet will play pieces by Beethoven, Haydn and Ravel. This concert had been scheduled for last October, but one of the performers injured her hand. So it is now taking place at the end of March – more »

Open Mic for Writers

The next ‘Open Mic for Writers’ is on Thursday 28th March. Got a story you want to read? Trying something out with a novel and not sure if it works? Or simply like listening to original writing, some of it never heard before? Each reader has upto eight minutes in which to read their work more »

Burden of Paradise with Snake Davies

Burden of Paradise with Snake Davies at Neasham Reading Room on Thursday 4 April 2019. After a fantastic sell-out performance in 2018 Neasham Reading Room is delighted to announce the return of these great musicians. Snake has played sax with M People, Eurhythmics, Take That, Ray Charles and many, many more. Band member Dave has more »