Hippodrome’s spring season

Additional shows are regularly being added to the Darlington Hippodrome schedule, so to keep up to date visit the website and choose your own seats online. For further information and to book contact the box office on 01325 405405. Week-long shows Who doesn’t love a classic who-dunnit – and there’s none finer that The Mousetrap more »

Darlington New Orleans Jazz Club in May

There are two events in May. The New Century Ragtime Orchestra are appearing on Saturday 4th May with special guests Enrico Tomasso on trumpet and Nick Ward on drums. Enrico Tomasso was again the winner of the jazz trumpet category in the British Jazz Awards in 2018 making him a five times winner. Nick Ward more »

Jabberwocky Market is back in the spring

Jabberwocky Market is back with more pop-up theatre events in April and May at venues around Darlington. More information and tickets available from the website www.luxicreative.co.uk/jabberwocky-market/ Now Is The Time To Say Nothing (Jabberwocky Market) by Reem Karssli and Caroline Williams Now Is The Time To Say Nothing is an interactive sound and video installation more »

Darlington Music Society’s April concert

Darlington Music Society’s next concert is on Saturday 27th April at the Dolphin Centre at 7.30pm. The concert is going to be given by cellist Yoanna Prodanova and pianist Mihai Ritivoiu. They will be playing pieces by Shostakovich, Chopin, Janacek and Faure. About the performers: Yoanna studied at the Conservatoire de Montreal, Canada. She is more »

Sue Ferris Quintet at Opus 4 club

Opus 4 Jazz Club’s next evening of Modern Jazz will be the 15th anniversary of the Opus 4 Jazz Club. On 26th April, and as ever on each year since opening night 2004, the club presents The Sue Ferris Quintet although the original musicians will, on this occasion, not be appearing with exception of Sue more »

‘Fashionably Dead’: at Hurworth Grange

‘Fashionably Dead’ is a murder-mystery play presented by Dutch Courage Entertainment Limited and Hurworth Grange Bar. Written by L.A van Dijk and set in 1953, it delves into the troubled mind of Richard Temple who is invited to a dinner party hosted by two old friends. Dinner quickly turns to death and Inspector William Mahon more »

Festival: Writers’ events

A large part of this year’s annual Darlington Arts Festival is dedicated to writers, both new and existing, with a variety of events taking place across all four days. You can learn more about published authors and how they work, and how to get published, or try your hand at writing poetry at the workshops, more »

DHS 20th March: The English Civil War

Annual membership £10; visitors £3 per meeting otd, at Friends Meeting House in Skinnergate. It is possible to join the society on the door at any of the meetings. For more information, visit the Darlington Historical Society website. 17 October Admiral Collingwood – with author Max Adams 21 November Red Cross Auxiliary Hospitals in the more »

Easter at The Hullabaloo

The Hullabaloo, the flagship venue for young audiences in Darlington and winner of Best Family Venue at the Fantastic for Families Awards 2019, has a jam-packed programme this Easter. Children, young people, and their families will be entertained with a mix of world-class theatre alongside a range of activities such as storytelling, themed days and more »