Jubilee String Quartet: Sunday 31st March

Darlington Music Society’s next concert is on Sunday 31st March at the Dolphin Centre 3pm. The Jubilee String Quartet will play pieces by Beethoven, Haydn and Ravel. This concert had been scheduled for last October, but one of the performers injured her hand. So it is now taking place at the end of March – more »

Piano recital on 24th February

Darlington Piano Society’s recital at Central Hall 3pm on Sunday February 24th sees the Malaysian pianist Mei Yi Foo bring a highly stimulating recital programme of eclectic pianistic styles, ending each half with works of dramatic and virtuosic character. Rarely will the audience experience a programme featuring predominantly 20th-century composers and including such diversity of more »

Embroiderers’ Guild: meeting on 2 March

Darlington Embroiderers’ Guild holds its meetings the first Saturday of each month in Elm Ridge Methodist Church Hall; 1.30 pm for talks starting 2pm. Tea and coffee is available. The talk at the meeting on 2 March is by Elizabeth Almond on ‘Whitework for today’. Forthcoming meetings: 6 April, Curriculum Kitchen ‘Cutting it fine – more »

April events at The Forum

April at The Forum For the full list of gigs and events, please visit www.theforumonline.co.uk. Tel: 01325 363135. Monday 1st Darlington Film Club presents: Robin Askwith ‘Cool It Carol’ + one-man show with tales of his career after the screening Tickets £10/ 18+/ Film 7.30pm  Thursday 4th – John P Taylor Band With support from more »

Creative writing courses with author Tracey Iceton

Creative writing The long-running course at the Friends Meeting House in Skinnergate, Darlington, will continue on Tuesdays 6.30pm-9pm, fortnightly starting either 22nd January (group A) or 29th January (group B). New members always welcome. The course is £55 per person. For more information, please email Tracey Iceton (traceyiceton@hotmail.co.uk). Novel-writing masterclass There will be a novel-writing more »

The Bridge launches spring courses

The Bridge launches its range of spring courses. Each course generally runs for 10 weeks, term starts week beginning 14th January 2019. Check The Bridge website for start dates and prices. To book, email the artist before the start date or go to the first session and see the artist. More information from The Bridge more »

Darlington New Orleans Jazz Club hosts Adrian Cox

It’s a bumper year for Darlington New Orleans Jazz Club as it welcomes a record number of bands to play lunchtime gigs at the town’s St Augustine’s Parish Centre on Larchfield Street. There’s a total of 18 gigs booked throughout the year, up from the usual 12, which says a great deal about the popularity more »

Liam Mellor’s Easter Show at The Majestic

Darlington pantomime favourite Liam Mellor will lead the cast in his ‘Cracking’ Easter Show at The Majestic Theatre, Bondgate, Darlington ​DL3 7JT, on Saturday 20th April. This action-packed Easter extravaganza includes all aspects of pantomime fun: slapstick comedy; lots of songs and dance with plenty of audience participation. Liam will be joined on stage by more »

Dale Storr at DNOJ on 2nd Feb

It’s a bumper year for Darlington New Orleans Jazz Club as it welcomes a record number of bands to play lunchtime gigs at the town’s St Augustine’s Parish Centre on Larchfield Street. There’s a total of 18 gigs booked throughout the year, up from the usual 12, which says so much about the popularity of more »

Darlington New Orleans Jazz: April events

There is a double helping of New Orleans Jazz in April with the return on Saturday 6th of the ever-popular Savannah Jazz Band who continue to be one of the busiest bands in the country. Saturday 13th sees the first appearance at the club for Shades of Jazz. This excellent group was launched at Pershore more »