Summer term at The Bridge

Summer 2019 term at The Bridge Centre for Visual Arts runs from Monday 29 April to 31 July. All courses at The Bridge run for 10-week terms. If you’re interested in joining a course, you can sign-up online or call the venue on 01325 243864.

‘Death and the Maiden’ 13th June

Baroque Theatre Company presents the exclusive tour of Ariel Dorfman’s award-winning, smash-hit play, Death and the Maiden (pictured, credit Kellie Colby Photography) on Thursday 13th June at the Majestic Theatre, Darlington. This thrilling drama challenges audiences to judge guilt or innocence as they are confronted with a tragedy that has no clear solution. Sadly, in more »

Theatre archives – open day 6th June

Many items from Darlington Hippodrome’s fascinating 112-year history will be in display at an open day in the theatre on Thursday 6th June. In addition, much of the information will soon be available to explore online thanks to an army of volunteers who have been working tirelessly behind the scenes for almost two years. The more »

Bookstart in the Park on 6th June

Darlington Crown Street Library is taking over South Park for its third Bookstart in the Park event. There will be storytelling, crafts, giant-bubble play, a petting zoo, face painting, games and visits from Chase, Elsa, Captain America and Rapunzel. Everyone who attends will receive a free Pyjamarama gift from Darlington Libraries. Booking is not required more »

Darlington Libraries – Local History Month

Throughout May, Darlington Libraries will host displays from the archives and events celebrating local history. For more information and to book, call 01325 349630, visit the website www2.darlington.gov.uk (book via Eventbrite website), or go to Crown Street Library, Darlington DL1 1ND. Displays from the archives Elegance And Grandeur: Darlington’s Mansions And Villas Date: Wednesday 1 more »

Festival: The Unseen Beautiful pop-up exhibition

Throughout April, Creative Darlington and Lens Think will be collaborating to create an opportunity for people from all walks of life to submit and showcase their photographs of Darlington. They are particularly interested in the ‘Unseen Beautiful’, celebrating Darlington, our beautiful surroundings and everyday things that you think showcase our town through a different perspective. more »

‘My End is My Beginning’ exhibition

‘My End is My Beginning: Paintings, Prints and Poetry Exhibition’ from Sharon Loddey and Jennifer Wyse. Exhibition opened Saturday 13th April and is on until 8th June. Inspired by the artists’ love of the poetry of T S Eliot, which is referenced in the title of this exhibition, Jennifer and Sharon have explored the images more »

May events at The Forum

For the full list of gigs and events, please visit www.theforumonline.co.uk. Tel: 01325 363135. Wednesday 1st – Open Mic Night Just turn up, plug in and play 7.30pm/Free entrance Friday 3rd – Ultimate Bowie Tickets £13/Doors 7.30pm Saturday 4th – Hilarity Bites Comedy Club. 3 Top stand-up comedians performing Tickets £10/Doors 7.30pm Friday 10th – more »