Burden of Paradise with Snake Davis

Burden of Paradise with Snake Davis at Neasham Reading Room on Thursday 4 April 2019. After a fantastic sell-out performance in 2018 Neasham Reading Room is delighted to announce the return of these great musicians. Snake has played sax with M People, Eurhythmics, Take That, Ray Charles and many, many more. Band member Dave has more »

Join the BookFest Choir

Darlington Library is looking for families who love to sing together. Mums, dads, grandmas, grandads – if you have a child aged between 4 and 16 years and would like to sing together in a choir then they want to hear from you. It’s free and fun family time for anyone who loves books and more »

DLA – final talk of season on 8th April

Lectures take place from September to April, usually second Monday of each month 7.30pm at Carmel RC College, The Headlands, Darlington DL3 8RP. Lectures: 8 April “The Wynyard Dynasty” Ron Tempest Membership is £25; visitor entrance is £5 For more information, visit the website, call 01325 363350 or email dlecture@live.co.uk  

Opus 4 gig: Alan Barnes and the Paul Edis Trio

This effervescent and renowned reedman Alan Barnes will be at Opus 4 on Friday 8th February starting at 8pm; doors open at 7.30pm for the club’s revised start time. Tickets for this concert are £12 on the door and the organisers advise early arrival to secure a table in view of the large turnout expected  for with more »

FIVE revived for Theatre Hullabaloo’s 10th birthday

A brand-new version of the spectacular show, FIVE, for everyone aged three years and above comes to The Hullabaloo on various dates until 10 April. Packed with movement and music, the high-energy show has been reimagined by its creator WinterWalker to celebrate Theatre Hullabaloo’s 10th birthday. Taking young audiences on a sensory journey, FIVE inspires more »

Harlequin Women’s Morris – new venue

From 8th January 2019, Harlequin Women’s Morris will be meeting to practise at a new venue: Village Hall The Green, Cleasby, N Yorks DL2 2QZ. The group meets on Tuesdays from 7.30pm-9.30pm. New dancers and/or musicians welcome to try this traditional English (North West) morris dancing. It is fun and helps keep mind and body more »

Piano Society presents Leon McCawley

For the final recital of the season, on Sunday 24 March the Piano Society welcomes Leon McCawley (photo by Sheila-Rock), one of Britain’s foremost pianists. He has forged a successful career since winning first prize in the 1993 International Beethoven Piano Competition in Vienna and second prize at the Leeds International Piano Competition, building on more »

Vane Women Press: A Short Fiction Writing Workshop

‘A Short Fiction Writing Workshop’ by Jo Colley will be looking at different forms of very short fiction – prose poems, surreal stories, flash fiction – what are differences, what do people prefer to write? There will be some examples and lots of writing practice. Starting with something small, though not easy, gives an opportunity more »

The Majestic – what’s on in June

Death and the Maiden Thursday 13 June 7.30pm The award-winning London smash-hit play and subsequent feature film is revived in this exclusive tour by Baroque Theatre Company. Gripping high drama, with great intensity, this is a unique and first-rate thriller. The Tina Turner Experience Saturday 15 June 7.30pm This live energetic show charts the life more »

Events at The Forum in March

For further details, visit the website or call 01325 363135. Friday 1st – The Bryan Adams Experience Tickets £10. Doors from 7pm Friday 8th – The Chris Bevington Band Darlington RnB Club Tickets £12. Doors 7pm Saturday 9th – The Desert Monkeys The UK’s premier tribute to The Arctic Moneys Tickets £8adv/£9otd. Doors from 7pm more »