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 »

Lino printing for beginners

‘Lino printing for beginners’ takes place at South Park, Darlington, on 17th January from 10.30am to 3pm, £35 all materials provided. To book a place, please contact the organiser: Message via Facebook missprintdarlo Email: greenwoodpack4@gmail.com Phone: 07971 073396

Autumn shows at The Majestic Theatre

To book, visit The Majestic Theatre website, email boxoffice@majestictheatre.org.uk, or call 01325 633296/633255. On Saturday 29 September, it’s comedian Nish Kumar – final few tickets for hilarious night out. Ticket prices start from £18. Doors open at 6.30pm – show starts at 7.30pm On Tuesday 2nd and Wednesday 3rd October the talented students from Darlington more »

WAAC during and after the First World War

Local Studies talk at Darlington Crown Street Library present ‘The Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps during and after the First World War’ a talk by Professor Alison Fell and Ann Fell. The First World War was the first time British women entered the ranks of the armed services. Having women in khaki was controversial at the more »

Darlington Piano Society’s next event

North-East-born pianist Jamie Bergin gives Darlington Piano Society’s next recital on Sunday 18th November 3pm in Central Hall, Dolphin Centre. Jamie completed his degree studies with Lars Vogt in 2016 and continues to work with him at the University of Music in Hannover. He has won various prestigious prizes at national and international competitions. He more »