Festival: ‘Spotlight on…’ performance

‘Spotlight on…’ performance space (see photo) is for local arts organisations, music groups, performers, choirs etc, to publicise themselves, their events, and help attract new members to their groups. And it’s free for members of the public to watch/listen. The Victorian Market Hall has kindly provided this space as part of Darlington Arts Festival 2020 more »

Festival: Jeff Barnhart and His Hot Five

Darlington New Orleans Jazz Club presents ‘Jeff Barnhart and His Hot Five’ for an afternoon of music. Date and time: Saturday 16 May 12.30pm-3pm Venue: St Augustine’s Parish Centre, Larchfield Street, Darlington DL3 7TG Cost: £10 on the door (20% discount with Darlington for Culture membership card); under-16s free with accompanying adult Website: www.darlingtonjazz.co.uk

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

Festival: It’s the way you tell ’em

This humour-writing workshop by author Stan L. Abbott aims to help budding writers to develop different techniques of using humour to engage readers in their stories. The workshop will look at the role of humour and its place in the toolbox of different authors in the genres of reality-based fiction, narrative non-fiction and ‘new journalism’. more »