‘A Salute to Trad Jazz’ on Saturday 1st June

Darlington New Orleans Jazz presents ‘A Salute to Trad Jazz’ with the Pedigree Jazz Band on Saturday 1st June 2019 at St. Augustine’s Parish Centre, Larchfield Street, Darlington DL3 7TG. Chris Walker, band leader, has for over 30 years presented a weekly Jazz Programme broadcast by radio stations all over the world. He is also more »

‘Emil and the Detectives’ at The Hullabaloo

After the success of their show The Young King last November, Australia-based company Slingsby return to The Hullabaloo in Darlington on Friday 24 and Saturday 25 May with their production of Emil and the Detectives for ages 8 years and over. A story of light and shade, and a few dark shadows, it tells the more »

Portrait Painting Workshop at The Bridge

Enjoying Sky Arts ‘Portrait Artist of the Year’? Learn how to paint in acrylics and oils from your own photograph with artist Jo Pickering. Detailed step-by-step tuition – suitable for beginners. One-day workshop takes place on Saturday 25th May 10am-3pm at The Bridge Centre For Visual Arts, 280 Hundens Lane, Darlington DL1 1ED. Includes sandwich more »

Pots exhibition and sale of work

‘Pam Bassington Pots – Exhibition and Sale of Work’ takes place on Saturday 15th June from 9am-4.30pm at The Friends Meeting House, 6 Skinnergate, Darlington DL3 7NB. Free entry Visit the website www.pambassington.com

‘Unseen Beautiful’ exhibition and workshops

Exhibition dates Saturday 18th May until Wednesday 29th May, usual gallery opening times. The exhibition was also associated with Darlington Arts Festival 2019. Workshops Crown Street Gallery will also play host to three collaborative image-making workshops in May. Work alongside artist and graphic designer Nicola Golightly and photographer Joanne Coates on storytelling using images and more »

Festival: Pop-up art exhibition

There will be artists exhibiting their art in the Cornmill Shopping Centre main atrium for three of the festival days. On Friday 17 and Sunday 19 May, you can see work by Darlington Society of Arts; and on Saturday 18 May, exhibitors are Lucas Roy and Pam Bassington. You can also visit the DfC information more »

Festival: Slices of life

This structured writing session by Susan Chapman is for people interested in starting to write their memoirs. Why write memoirs? For family. For personal clarification, for history. So much to say and often forgotten by the time we get around to say it. The workshop will use a series of prompts to remember slices of more »