Festival: Ultimate Bowie

This band will be paying homage to the legendary David Bowie and performing the Changes One Bowie in its entirety. Plus greatest hits. Venue: The Forum Music Centre, Borough Road, Darlington DL1 1SG Date and time: Saturday 16 May. Doors from 7pm, stage time 8.30pm Ticket: £13 for ages 16+ (under-18s must be accompanied by more »

Festival: The Kite Runner

The Kite Runner is “an outstanding and unforgettable theatrical tour de force” and comes to Darlington Hippodrome in May. Based on Khaled Hosseini’s international bestselling novel, this haunting tale of friendship spans cultures and continents and follows one man’s journey to confront his past and find redemption. Afghanistan is a country on the verge of more »

Festival: Jeff Barnhart and His Hot Five

Darlington New Orleans Jazz Club presents ‘Jeff Barnhart and His Hot Five’. Jeff Barnhart is an internationally renowned pianist, vocalist, arranger, bandleader and recording artist. John Hallam (reeds) is perhaps the UK’s finest exponent of jazz clarinet and saxophone. Both Jeff and John are firm favourites at Darlington New Orleans Jazz and have performed to more »

Festival: Wind and words

The Take4 Clarinet Quartet and Helen Winthorpe Kendrick present ‘Wind and Words’ an evening of light music and verse. Refreshments will be available in the interval. Date and time: Saturday 16 May 7.30pm Venue: St Andrew’s Church, Haughton-le-Skerne, Darlington DL1 1DD Cost: Adults £10, under-18s free Email: take4@kendrick.me.uk Phone: 01325 468142/332592