Cuts campaign gathers pace

Darlington for Culture has reacted with dismay to the proposed cuts announced today by Darlington Borough Council (key points have this morning been reported by The Northern Echo), including the proposal to close both Crown Street and Cockerton Libraries with a new ‘library’ being created in the Dolphin Centre, and to withdraw the mobile library more »

Time to get knitting!

A reminder that the Knitting Cafe holds Monday night sessions. The sessions introduce people to knitting, and are also for experienced exponents. For more information, contact Becky on 07550002773

Getting into the swing of things

Transport yourself back to the swinging world of the 1940s and learn the dance sensations that took the era by storm. 6th Street Swing are a group of local swing dancers keen to encourage more people to take up this fun and sociable partnered dance style. We run informal beginners classes weekly as well as more »

Darlington for Culture marks fifth anniversary

Darlington for Culture (DfC), which support arts and culture in the borough, marked its fifth anniversary at its Annual General Meeting. The organisation was formed in 2010 to fight to save Darlington Arts Centre, which was under threat from borough council budget cuts. DfC led the two-year campaign but it ended in disappointment in July more »

New Rejig sewing sessions

New Rejig Sewing Sessions for 2017 Rejig are offering a bigger range of friendly, drop-in sewing sessions in community venues each week, along with short monthly textile skill courses and our popular, free ‘Sew Saturday’ sessions in the South Park on the last Saturday of each month. http://www.luckyfisharts.co. uk/sessions/sew-saturdays/ For further details about these sessions, more »