Alan Barnes plays Opus 4 Jazz Club

Opus 4 Jazz Club presents legendary saxophonist Alan Barnes with the equally established Paul Edis Trio from Newcastle on 9th of February. The event takes place at Travellers Rest Cockerton, Darlington DL3 9ER, doors open 8pm, £12. The club has been running since 2004 at the Travellers Rest in Cockerton where the upstairs function room more »

That’ll Be The Day at Darlington Hippodrome

The legendary That’ll Be The Day stage show returns to Darlington Hippodrome on Tuesday 13 and Wednesday 14 February. The show is all about nostalgia, reflecting the music and tone of an era that changed the course of music history and youth culture forever. Incredibly the show is now in its 30th year of touring, more »

Three ballets at Darlington Hippodrome

The Russian State Ballet & Orchestra of Siberia present three great ballet masterpieces this February. The ballet company has an international reputation for delivering performances of outstanding quality and depth. Its soloists and corps de ballet delight audiences with breath-taking physical ability and dazzling costumes. Romeo & Juliet – Thursday 15 February 7.30pm Shakespeare’s tale more »

‘Awful Auntie’ takes to the stage

David Walliams’ ‘Awful Auntie’ – based on the best-selling children’s paperback – will be performed at Darlington Hippodrome from Wednesday 28 February to Sunday 4 March. ‘Awful Auntie’ tells the story of Stella, who when she sets off to visit London with her parents had no idea her life was in danger. Waking up from more »

The Hallé returns to Darlington on 26 February

Now in its 159th season, the Hallé ranks among the UK’s top symphonic ensembles. Conductor Jonathon Heyward (pictured – photo by Jeremy Ayres Fischer) and the Hallé will open this captivating concert with music from Grieg’s evocative Peer Gynt, which includes a glorious depiction of dawn, the thrilling Hall of the Mountain King and much more »

Join Jimmy Osmond at Darlington Hippodrome

Jimmy Osmond, who celebrated his 50th anniversary in the music business in 2016, returns to the UK with his hugely popular show – A Tribute to Andy Williams – Moon River and Me. Packed with award-winning music, nostalgic footage and Jimmy’s own personal memories of Andy Williams, the show comes to Darlington Hippodrome on Monday more »

Blood Brothers heads to Darlington

Bill Kenwright’s production of the international smash hit musical Blood Brothers is coming to Darlington Hippodrome from Tuesday 20 to Saturday 24 February. Considered ‘One of the best musicals ever written’ (Sunday Times), Blood Brothers, written by award-winning playwright Willy Russell has triumphed across the globe. Scooping up no fewer than four awards for best more »

‘Son of a Preacher Man’ is at Darlington Hippodrome

‘Son of a Preacher Man’ is at Darlington Hippodrome from 6th to 10th February. Three broken hearts, one Soho hang-out, and the only man who could ever help them… This new musical play features the greatest hits of Dusty Springfield, including ‘The Look Of Love’, ‘I Only Want To Be With You’, ‘Spooky’ and of more »

‘New Jersey Nights’ in Darlington

The international hit show New Jersey Nights is at Darlington Hippodrome from 16-20 January. The show is a spectacular celebration of the music of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, and takes the audience on a nostalgic musical journey through the career of one of the biggest selling groups of all time. From the back-street more »

DMS presents ‘Prince Bishop Brass’

Darlington Music Society’s next concert is by ‘Prince Bishop Brass’ on Saturday 17th February at the Dolphin Centre at 7.30pm. They will be playing many composers including Bach, Mozart, Dukas and Gershwin. Prince Bishop Brass Ensemble has amassed an enormous repertoire of music, from Renaissance Brass Music through Baroque and Classical to upbeat jazz and more »