The Hullabaloo honours Lewis Carroll

The Hullabaloo, the North East’s flagship children’s theatre venue, is celebrating Lewis Carroll and his work with their magical family event ‘A Hullabaloo in Wonderland’ on Saturday 27 April. For ages 0-10 years and their grown-ups, families can expect to make their own mad hats, dance and move down the rabbit hole, follow a curious more »

Open Mic for Writers

The next ‘Open Mic for Writers’ is on Thursday 25th April. Got a story you want to read? Trying something out with a novel and not sure if it works? Or simply like listening to original writing, some of it never heard before? Each reader has upto eight minutes in which to read their work more »

Jabberwocky Market is back in the spring

Jabberwocky Market is back with more pop-up theatre events in April and May at venues around Darlington. More information and tickets available from the website www.luxicreative.co.uk/jabberwocky-market/ Now Is The Time To Say Nothing (Jabberwocky Market) by Reem Karssli and Caroline Williams Now Is The Time To Say Nothing is an interactive sound and video installation more »

Darlington Music Society’s April concert

Darlington Music Society’s next concert is on Saturday 27th April at the Dolphin Centre at 7.30pm. The concert is going to be given by cellist Yoanna Prodanova and pianist Mihai Ritivoiu. They will be playing pieces by Shostakovich, Chopin, Janacek and Faure. About the performers: Yoanna studied at the Conservatoire de Montreal, Canada. She is more »

Hippodrome’s spring season

Additional shows are regularly being added to the Darlington Hippodrome schedule, so to keep up to date visit the website and choose your own seats online. For further information and to book contact the box office on 01325 405405. Week-long shows Who doesn’t love a classic who-dunnit – and there’s none finer that The Mousetrap more »

Sue Ferris Quintet at Opus 4 club

Opus 4 Jazz Club’s next evening of Modern Jazz will be the 15th anniversary of the Opus 4 Jazz Club. On 26th April, and as ever on each year since opening night 2004, the club presents The Sue Ferris Quintet although the original musicians will, on this occasion, not be appearing with exception of Sue more »

Family ceilidh on 11th May

On Saturday 11th May, Manic Mum Days Events are bringing the experience of dancing and live music to families in Darlington. Blind Panic ceilidh band will play at Bondgate Church, Darlington, 3pm-5.30pm, with traditional fun for all the family. This is the second ceilidh organised Manic Mum Days events and for those who havent ever more »

Darlington New Orleans Jazz Club in May

There are two events in May. The New Century Ragtime Orchestra are appearing on Saturday 4th May with special guests Enrico Tomasso on trumpet and Nick Ward on drums. Enrico Tomasso was again the winner of the jazz trumpet category in the British Jazz Awards in 2018 making him a five times winner. Nick Ward more »

Love Tango Darlington

This group dances both traditional Argentine and modern Nuevo Tango. Class every Thursday 8pm followed by dancing until late with John Paul Tango at Haughton Le Skerne Working Men’s Club, 25 Haughton Green, Darlington DL1 2DD. More details: call 01325 468738 or visit group’s Facebook page.

Darlington Libraries – Local History Month

Throughout May, Darlington Libraries will host displays from the archives and events celebrating local history. For more information and to book, call 01325 349630, visit the website www2.darlington.gov.uk (book via Eventbrite website), or go to Crown Street Library, Darlington DL1 1ND. Displays from the archives Elegance And Grandeur: Darlington’s Mansions And Villas Date: Wednesday 1 more »