Festival: Shine On

The UK’s No1 Pink Floyd tribute group pay homage to the music of legendary band Pink Floyd, highlights include full performance of Echoes and excerpts from ‘The Wall’ and ‘Dark Side of the Moon’. Not to be missed by any prog-rock fans! Date and times: Friday 17 May 8.30pm, doors 7pm Venue: The Forum Music more »

Festival: The Cureheads

The original tribute to The Cure since 1990, faithfully recreate the sound, looks and atmosphere of a real 1980s concert by The Cure. Plus, music in the bar from DJ Mikey A. Date and times: Saturday 18 May 8.30pm, doors/DJ from 7pm Venue: The Forum Music Centre, Borough Road, Darlington DL1 1SG Cost: Tickets £12, more »

Festival: Noisy Daughters vinyl launch

In their ongoing mission to inspire the next generation of females in music, Noisy Daughters, Butterfly Effect Records and Rianne Thompson (of BBC Introducing/Amazing Radio) have joined forces to curate an exclusive vinyl record. The compilation record showcases some of the most exciting females making music in the North East right now. And to celebrate 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 »

Festival: The Hippodrome in Print

In partnership with The Art Shop, Darlington, this exhibition displays a collection of vintage screen-printed posters  advertising the shows of the Hippodrome. Established by Arthur Hughes in 1955, The Art Shop designed posters and advertising material for the Hippodrome throughout the 1960s and 1970s. This exhibition will showcase the original posters and a selection of more »