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 »

The town is alive with the sound of music

For the many musical attractions taking part in the Darlington Arts Festival between April 27-May 31, please go to http://www.darlingtonforculture.org/darlington-festival-program-2014http://www.darlingtonforculture.org/darlington-festival-program-2014/ Little Big Gigs – musical fun for all ages – if this does not open click on http://www.darlingtonforculture.org/musical-fun-ages/ There’s an international treat in store for New Orleans jazz fans There’s a real international treat in more »

Beading group set up

A new beading group has been created in Darlington. Janet Lambert is a bead artist with 15 years’ experience of beadworking, making jewellery by weaving and stitching beads together by hand. She says: “Beading helped me cope with health problems and I am starting this community based beading group so like minded folk can work more »

Fun with art

Scrapstudio arts – Arts & Recycling – workshops, projects, events, parties and scrap store here in Darlington, for all ages. The studio base of visual artist Yvonne Preston (pictured), tutor and facilitator, who works with local businesses that have clean waste materials which can be reused in creative projects and art activities. Always looking for 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 »