August events at The Forum

August 2019 events at The Forum, Borough Road, Darlington For the full list of gigs and events, please visit The Forum website or call 01325 363135. Saturday 3rd Hilarity Bites Comedy Club Tickets £10. Doors 7.30pm Wednesday 7th Open Mic Night, just turn up, plug in and play Free entrance, 8pm Thursday 8th Live & more »

On Track: free music-industry event

On Track is a new event for the music industry presented in collaboration with Tipping Point (Powered by Generator). Taking place at The Forum Music Centre from 11am-2pm on Saturday 7th September, this is a free music-industry conference for both artists and music creators which ties in with Last Train Home Festival 2019. It aims more »

Darlington Stage School AJ Productions

Join Darlington Stage School AJ Productions to learn to act, dance and sing and take part in multiple productions throughout the year. All children who attend AJ Productions stage schools have the opportunity to perform in the professional pantomime at The Garden Rooms at Tennants in Leyburn, this year starring Britain’s Got Talent finalist Danny more »

Looking for Volunteer Opportunities?

Darlington Culture Volunteers (DCV) is an organisation run jointly by Darlington for Culture and Darlington Hippodrome. Our volunteers support arts and culture events held in and around Darlington. We help the event organisers by meeting and greeting the public and enabling them to join in the activities and enjoy themselves. Our volunteers work on an more »

Head of Steam: events and activities

The Head of Steam – Darlington Railway Museum – is running events and activities at the museum from 31st August to December 2019, booking required for some. Please check details for each. All are at Head of Steam, North Road Station, Darlington DL3 6ST. Call: 01325 405060 Email: Visit the website: Model Railway more »

Hippodrome’s summer 2019 season

The season includes thrilling new drama, a selection of the world’s most dazzling musicals and some truly magical family shows. Additional shows are regularly added to the Darlington Hippodrome schedule For further information and to book, call the box office on 01325 405405 or visit to choose your own seats online Agatha Christie lovers more »

Darlington Historical Society’s summer walks

The DHS summer walks are open to non-members of the society and there is no need to book a place. The cost is £1 per person. Each walk will last around 1½ hours and will be circular. Visit the Darlington Historical Society website. Wednesday 17th July South Park walk – with Chris Lloyd of The more »

Last Train Home Festival 2019

Last Train Home: Music and Comedy Festival this year has seven stages and over 50 artists. The multi-venue festival is on Saturday 7th September 2019 from 1pm-10.30pm and is part of Darlington’s Summer of Sound (supported by Darlington Borough Council). Local music collective Tracks are bringing another ‘First Class’ collection of artists to Darlington, with more »

Creative writing courses with Tracey Iceton

A selection of creative writing courses with local author Tracey Iceton will take place in the autumn for all types of writers, frome emerging to established and in all formats. Some courses are one-off workshops and some are fortnightly sessions, starting in September 2019. For further details and to book a place on any course, more »

NER Cottage Homes 100th Anniversary Exhibition

Head of Steam Darlington Railway Museum is celebrating the 100th anniversary of an innovative housing fund established by the railway in 1919. The exhibition takes place from 7th to 30th September 2019 and has been produced in partnership with the Railway Housing Association. It charts the history of the fund from its inception, to the more »