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 »

‘Almost A Memory’ at Town Hall

An exhibition of prints by local photographer Chris Walker takes place at The Town Hall Gallery Space, ‘Almost A Memory’ includes monochrome photographs illustrating decline and decay in the built environment and takes as its subject a derelict farm in the countryside to the north of Darlington. Free admission during Town Hall opening times Until more »

Bing Live!

The CBeebies favourites are brought to life in a brand-new stage production full of fun, laughter, music and magical puppetry. ‘Bing Live!’ is a fantastic first theatre trip for pre-schoolers and their families. Bing and his friends (photo credit: Johan Persson) are going on a major UK tour, and ‘Bing Live!’ will visit Darlington Hippodrome more »

Darlington Orchestra Winter Concert 2019

The Darlington Orchestra Winter Concert takes place on Saturday 26th January 7.30pm in the beautiful Central Hall at Darlington’s Dolphin Centre. This will be an accessible event packed with music of the past few centuries including various musical styles and by diverse composers, from Haydn to Smetana and from Mozart to Mancini. Special guests will more »

DPS – next recital on 27th January

For Darlington Piano Society’s first concert of 2019, on Sunday 27th January 3pm at the Dolphin Centre, they welcome the young British/Romanian pianist Florian Mitrea. He presents an extremely varied recital including works well known and some unknown, even to keen aficionados of the piano repertoire. After a first half of Mozart and Beethoven (the more »

Autumn/Winter programme at The Hullabaloo

Children’s theatre organisation Theatre Hullabaloo has announced its Autumn/Winter Season of magical things to see and do at its flagship venue, The Hullabaloo, in Darlington. Highlights this season include Storm (Bamboozle Theatre Company) a production designed for children and young people aged 7-11 years who are on the autistic spectrum, and No Show (Ellie Dubois) more »