‘A Vicar of Dibley Christmas’

“Good Lord”… after last year’s comedy success, STARS (St Augustine’s Repertory Society) present Christmas in June! Yes that’s right, tree, tinsel and all the characters you love for their next production ‘A Vicar of Dibley Christmas. The second Coming’. Performances Wednesday 27th June to Saturday 30th June at 7.30pm at St Augustine’s Parish Centre, Larchfield more »

Spats Langham and guests at DNOJC

On Saturday 7 July, Darlington New Orleans Jazz Club (DNOJC) provides the chance to hear ‘the hottest man in town’ when the multi-talented Spats Langham brings his Hot Fingers band and guest star Miss Emily Campbell back to the Club. Hot Fingers celebrates the golden age of music, visiting the red-hot jazz of 1920s New York more »

End-of-season gig at Opus 4 Jazz

Friday 13th July is the last gig of the club’s summer season. A large crowd is anticipated for an appearance by Graeme Wilson, a notoriously good tenor player who currently resides in Edinburgh. Modern Jazz, with a John Coltrane feel, is his style and he’ll probably bring as sidesmen the cream of jazz musicians in more »

Lullabub – theatre for babies and toddlers

Lullabub is a new theatre show created for the very young, and is informed by the latest research in baby sensory development. There are two versions: one for babies 0-12 months; and one for toddlers 13-30 months. Babies and their grown-ups will be cocooned in a tent-like dome while gentle lullabies transport them to the more »

Summer Fair at The Bridge

This year’s Summer Fair at The Bridge will be held on Saturday 14th July, from 10am to 4pm. Events include birds of prey, live music (from local choir to RnB), children’s workshops and demonstrations in throwing pots on the electric wheels. Darlington Mayor will attend and this should be a lovely day for all the more »

ArtsFest: Different Facets – exhibition

Exhibition of original art by Alison Hill including drawings, textile art and paintings. Alison has always had a love of nature and aims to capture the essence of rural life in her drawings, paintings and embroidery. Alison’s textile art is inspired by an interest in sewing and how the use of a sewing machine and more »

Monoprint workshop

Make a monoprint – workshop for beginners and experienced printmakers. Workshop is in South Park education centre (next to the clock tower) on Thursday 5th July from 10.30am to 4pm, £30 includes materials. Booking essential. Fb message: MissPrintDarlo or email greenwoodpack4@gmail.com.

Darlington Orchestra concert 7th July

Darlington Orchestra Summer Concert 2018 takes place on Saturday 7th July 7.30pm in Central Hall at the Dolphin Centre, DL1 5RP. The concert will present an eclectic selection of classical music – ranging from Beethoven to Burt Bacharach, and from a Hungarian folk opera to the summery sounds of a Gershwin medley. Special guest performers more »

ArtsFest: Thangka art exhibition

Over the past few decades the traditions, philosophies and culture of the East have become more widely embraced by the Western world. One form of Tibetan art, Thangka, is rarely seen and is very little known about in the west; however, young artist Adam Plumb is undertaking training in Thangka, with the assistance of a more »