‘Emil and the Detectives’ at The Hullabaloo

After the success of their show The Young King last November, Australia-based company Slingsby return to The Hullabaloo in Darlington on Friday 24 and Saturday 25 May with their production of Emil and the Detectives for ages 8 years and over. A story of light and shade, and a few dark shadows, it tells the more »

Festival: Lecture ‘AVM Curiosities: food, art and history’

The Arts Society North Yorkshire & South Durham (AS NY&SD) presents the lecture ‘AVM Curiosities: food, art and history’ by Tasha Marks (pictured). Tasha Marks will talk about her passion for food as an artistic medium. Her projects range from edible sculptural installations to limited-edition confectionery. Tasha is an award-winning food historian and her practice more »

Darlington College: art showcase

The Darlington College ‘End of Year Art Showcase 2019’ takes place at Mercure Darlington Kings Hotel on Thursday 23rd May 5.30pm until 8pm. The event features works produced by UAL Level 3 Extended Diploma in Art and Design and UAL Level 4 Foundation Diploma in Art and Design, including Fine Art, Photography and Visual Communication. more »

Darlington Libraries – Local History Month

Throughout May, Darlington Libraries will host displays from the archives and events celebrating local history. For more information and to book, call 01325 349630, visit the website www2.darlington.gov.uk (book via Eventbrite website), or go to Crown Street Library, Darlington DL1 1ND. Displays from the archives Elegance And Grandeur: Darlington’s Mansions And Villas Date: Wednesday 1 more »

Portrait Painting Workshop at The Bridge

Enjoying Sky Arts ‘Portrait Artist of the Year’? Learn how to paint in acrylics and oils from your own photograph with artist Jo Pickering. Detailed step-by-step tuition – suitable for beginners. One-day workshop takes place on Saturday 25th May 10am-3pm at The Bridge Centre For Visual Arts, 280 Hundens Lane, Darlington DL1 1ED. Includes sandwich 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.

May events at The Forum

For the full list of gigs and events, please visit www.theforumonline.co.uk. Tel: 01325 363135. Wednesday 1st – Open Mic Night Just turn up, plug in and play 7.30pm/Free entrance Friday 3rd – Ultimate Bowie Tickets £13/Doors 7.30pm Saturday 4th – Hilarity Bites Comedy Club. 3 Top stand-up comedians performing Tickets £10/Doors 7.30pm Friday 10th – more »