Irving Finkel: Diaries, Memories and the Pursuit of Truth

The Arts Society lecture on Monday 17th February 2020 at 2pm is by Irving Finkel entitled ‘Diaries, Memories and the Pursuit of Truth’. Irving Finkel is a philologist and Assyriologist. He is currently the Assistant Keeper of Ancient Mesopotamian script, languages and cultures in the Department of the Middle East in the British Museum, where more »

Opus 4 Jazz Club: The Noel Dennis Quartet

Opus 4 Jazz Club welcomes The Noel Dennis Quartet on Friday 21st February 2020. Noel is a revered local jazzman, playing trumpet and flugelhorn, and he plans to bring a taste of the legendary Miles Davis to the Club. He’ll be there along with Mark Williams (guitar), Russ Morgan (drums) and Andy Champion (bass). Tickets more »

DAPA: new classes from 1st February 2020

Due to high demand, Darlington Academy of Performing Arts (DAPA) is now reserving places for Saturday performing-arts classes, starting from 1st February 2020. Infants 3 to 6 years: 3.30pm to 4.15pm 6 to 16 years: 4.30pm to 6.30pm Also, starting Monday 3rd February, there are Drama and Dance classes for age 10+. All students in more »

Darlington Stage School AJ Productions

Join Darlington Stage School AJ Productions to learn to act, dance and sing and take part in multiple productions throughout the year. All children who attend AJ Productions stage schools have the opportunity to perform in the professional pantomime at The Garden Rooms at Tennants in Leyburn, this year starring Britain’s Got Talent finalist Danny more »

The Bridge: spring term starts 13th January

The spring term at The Bridge Centre for Visual Arts starts week commencing 13th January 2020. The programme of 10-week courses includes painting and drawing, landscape acrylic and oils, watercolours, experimental printmaking, portrait drawing and painting, ceramics, life drawing, jewellery making, Openart, and an ‘Introduction to Cyanotopes’ one-day workshop. The Bridge provides a vibrant community-led more »

Festival: The Mentulls

Gasto Promotions presents classic rock band The Mentulls, with support Hayley McKay. Venue: The Forum Music Centre, Borough Road, Darlington DL1 1SG Date and time: Friday 15 May. Doors open 8pm Ticket: £10 for ages 16+ (under-18s must be accompanied by an adult) Website: Email: Contact: 01325 363135

Festival: Photo Walk (and competition)

This is an opportunity for anyone who is interested in photography and Darlington to be guided around the town centre (including places not normally accessible to the public) to take photographs on the theme: ‘Our Darlington…what makes our town special?’ Bring your own lightweight camera (or phone) and join guide Martin Vickerman for photographic insights more »