Oxjam Darlo: local music, global impact

On Sunday 28th October, Oxjam Darlo will promote home-grown talent across multiple genres. Seven town-centre venues have signed up be part of the takeover, where they will showcase local acts. Now in its fourth year, the popular local music festival is back with a one-day takeover event in Darlington town centre. Since 2014, it has more »

Darlington Piano Society – 23rd season

The 23rd season begins on 21st October with a much-anticipated recital by the internationally recognised young Russian/Israeli pianist Boris Giltburg – the programme includes works by Beethoven, Ravel, Prokofiev and his own arrangement of Shostakovich’s third string quartet. In September, Giltburg won two major recording industry awards. With his regular chamber music partners – the more »

Much Ado About Caesar

Much Ado About Caesar is Green Theatre‘s next production and can be seen at The Hullabaloo, Borough Road, on 11th, 12th and 13th October at 7.30pm. It is also being staged at St Augustine’s Parish Centre, Larchfield Street, on 19th and 20th October at 7.30pm. These abridged versions of Julius Caesar and Much Ado About more »

Fourum folk return to Hummersknott

The popular North East folk group Fourum is returning to its roots by appearing at Hummersknott Academy on Saturday 13th October 7 pm in a Golden Jubilee Celebration Concert. The event is to help fundraising for Hummersknott Badminton Club’s next international tour. Fourum emerged as a group of young staff from Hummersknott School who supported more »

Darlington SOA – Annual Exhibition

The Darlington Society of Arts (SOA) will be exhibiting paintings, crafts and prints at The Station in Richmond, North Yorkshire, from 13th to 24th October. The Darlington-based group was founded in 1922 by J E Hodgkin, to stimulate an interest in the creation and appreciation of Art and Craft within the community of Darlington and more »

Opus 4 Jazz Club – 12th October

The Customs House Big Band, under the direction of Peter Morgan, makes a welcome return to Opus 4 Jazz Club venue for a concert featuring award-winning singer Ruth Lambert. Under the leadership of Peter Morgan, it has developed into a well-drilled jazz big band, with a powerful swing, tight ensemble work, and some fine soloists. more »

‘Acting for film’ workshop

‘Acting for film’ workshop takes place at Hummersknott School from Monday 29th October to Friday 2nd November. 10am-2pm, £85 for the week. This course is for you if you are aged between 11 and 18 years and want to learn more about acting for film. It includes looking at what makes certain TV series and more »

Jabberwocky Market: pop-up theatre

The next Jabberwocky Market pop-up theatre events take place from Wednesday 3rd to Sunday 7th October. There will be shows for young and old. If you love theatre or haven’t ever really been before, there’s something for you, and this time events are in Darlington and beyond. Ground Control – by Non Zero One, for more »

Magic at The Majestic!

Chris Cross the Magician is bringing his Top of the Bill Magic & Variety Show to Darlington’s Majestic Theatre, 78-80 Bondgate, Darlington DL3 7JT, on Friday 19th October for one night only! Chris promises “fun for all of the family in a proper old-school variety show”. Expect a splendid evening of entertainment by regional and national more »

‘Inspiration from unusual places’

8th October: Sketching and photography ‘Inspiration from unusual places’, 3pm to 4.30pm. Free but reservation required. For information, contact The Bridge Centre for Visual Arts – email info@thebridgedarlington.org.uk.