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 »
Emma Fisk will perform at Darlington New Orleans Jazz club on Saturday 1st December at St. Augustine’s Parish Centre, Larchfield Street, Darlington DL3 7TG, 12.30pm to 3pm. Emma is a very fine jazz violinist who has played alongside many inspiring musicians. “Hot Club du Nord gives her chance to revisit the Hot Club repertoire. For more »
The latest Community Art Project exhibition takes place at Darlington’s Crown Street Library Gallery featuring a selection of work in various media. Image by Paul Cree. Bearded Men. Pencil and pen. The exhibition continues until 6th December. Free admission; opening times as Crown Street Library, DL1 1ND. Visit the library’s website or call 01325 462034. more »
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.
Children’s theatre organisation Theatre Hullabaloo has announced its Autumn/Winter Season of magical things to see and do at its flagship venue, The Hullabaloo, in Darlington. Highlights this season include Storm (Bamboozle Theatre Company) a production designed for children and young people aged 7-11 years who are on the autistic spectrum, and No Show (Ellie Dubois) more »
The Darlington Lecture Association (DLA) new season of talks opens on 3 September with Iceland: The Land of Geysers and Gyrs. Lectures: 12 November “Sweet Song of Avon” Elizabeth Merry 3 December “Spectacular South Africa” Rosemary Legrand 14 January “Cathedral Care Taker” Geoff Clifton 11 February “Treasures of the Turf” Christopher Garibaldi 11 March “Putting more »
Christmas tree switch-on. Cockerten village on Saturday 24th November 5.30pm. Presented by the Cockerton Community and Business Group.
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 to an appreciative audience. Prose, poetry, drama, film scripts, we want more »
An exhibition of prints by local photographer Chris Walker takes place at The Town Hall Gallery Space, ‘Almost A Memory’ includes monochrome photographs illustrating decline and decay in the built environment and takes as its subject a derelict farm in the countryside to the north of Darlington. Free admission during Town Hall opening times Until more »
As the nights draw in and the countdown to winter begins, Darlington Hippodrome is pleased to announce a hot season of shows leading up to the annual festive Pantomime. Week-long shows What better way to re-live the memories of sunshine, sea and sandy beaches than with a trip on an old London Bus and the more »