November at the Hippodrome

Darlington Hippodrome announces its schedule of events for all ages throughout November 2020. Having re-opened at the start of September Darlington Hippodrome has expanded its offer including dance, fitness, and quizzes, plus the galleries and café are open. Dance and fitness sessions will continue including regular Monday morning classes for those aged 65+ and dance more »

Hippodrome’s October events

Darlington Hippodrome announces a full schedule of events for all ages throughout October 2020. Having reopened at the start of September, Darlington Hippodrome launches a full schedule of events for all ages to enjoy throughout October. The successful dance and fitness sessions will continue including classes on Mondays for those aged 65+ and dance fitness more »

Unforgettable Experiences: Call for practitioners and facilitators

Artists, creative practitioners, and facilitators are required for interactive, online sessions working with participants living with dementia. The programme will start 21st September 2020; deadline to submit proposals is 7th September 2020. Unforgettable Experiences is seeking practitioners in a range of media and disciplines within the creative, cultural, and heritage fields, with the experience, skills, more »

Darlington Hippodrome reopens in September

After nearly six months of closure due to the Covid-19 outbreak, Darlington Hippodrome will be reopening its doors to visitors from Monday 7 September 2020. On Monday 7 September Darlington Hippodrome will reopen marking the start of a season of socially distanced activities for people of all ages to enjoy. Activities will include regular dance more »

TeesDance on Instagram in August

TeesDance Festival is an online festival celebrating local dance artists from the Tees Valley region. It takes place from 1 to 14 August 2020. The not-for-profit event will be accessible via the TeesDance Instagram account and will showcase 14 different dance artists and organisations who will ‘takeover’ and showcase their work each day. TeesDance is more »

Mini Mish Mash Festival: online 30th August

Music collective Tracks and Darlington Borough Council are pleased to announce the return of their vibrant, family-friendly festival Mish Mash. Its launch event last year was a huge success, attracting crowds to Darlington’s market square to dance to amazing music from around the world, as well as participate in a variety of workshops. This year, more »

Jade Byrne performs stage show ‘Pricks’ live online

Darlington-based actress Jade Byrne will be partaking in a live charity fundraiser on Thursday 11 June 2020 in aid of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF). Jade, who is a Celebrity Ambassador for the charity, will be doing a live, online performance of her one-woman stage show ‘Pricks’ followed by a Q&A session to help more »

Northern Art prize extends deadline

In response to a late surge in artist entries, the New Light Prize Exhibition has announced a two-week deadline extension until 14 June 2020. This is an opportunity for Northern artists – who were born, are based in, or studied in, the North of England – to be part of a high-profile touring Prize Exhibition more »

Theatre on lookout for young artists

Darlington Hippodrome is on the lookout for talented young artists to submit creative and inspiring works of art to be displayed in the venue’s windows while it is closed during the Covid-19 outbreak. Artists are encouraged to let their imaginations run free to create a picture of the theatre, or a colourful rainbow in support more »

Tracks announce more livestream gigs

Tracks in partnership with Darlington Borough Council have organised another series of livestreamed gigs. From mid-May 2020, the gigs will bring incredible regional artists to your home to keep everyone entertained and provide something for people to look forward to. The line-up includes some hotly tipped artists who’ll most certainly do huge things as soon more »