Call-out for community arts project

‘Our Place’ – a community arts project focused on Darlington – is looking for people to take part to promote good mental health, exercise and most importantly creativity. It is open to all and is funded by Creative Darlington and ACE. Want to give meaning and purpose to your daily walk? In these strange times, more »

Rejig: gets creative online

Rejig usually runs weekly sessions where people ‘meet, make and mend’. As a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, the group can’t meet at real-world venues so meet online instead and they have organised a variety of ‘virtual’ lockdown projects to stay creative and connected. “It has been really hard for everyone to adjust to the more »

Arts Society NY&SD: April update

Arts Society North Yorkshire and South Durham: update April 2020. On the 6th March 2020, Rita Smith, Deputy Chair and Programme Organiser, took a group of Arts Society members to the Victoria and Albert Museum to see some wonderful collections, soak up the colour and exuberance of Japanese Kimono and most of all, enjoy the more »

Announcement by The Bridge

Message from The Bridge Centre for Visual Arts, 17 March 2020: “On the basis of Monday afternoon’s announcements the Board of The Bridge has decided that the responsible thing to do is to completely close The Bridge. This closure will take effect from the end of classes on Tuesday 17th March and will last until more »

DfC chair’s update: 2nd April 2020

To all DfC Members and Supporters As you would expect, events that we would have been supporting and promoting in the near future have been cancelled, or postponed. It is with regret that the DfC Committee has agreed with Creative Darlington (DBC) to cancel Darlington Arts Festival 2020. The next Arts Festival will, all being more »

Cancelled: Darlington Arts Festival 2020

19 March 2020: unfortunately, but probably not surprisingly, DfC has had to cancel Darlington Arts Festival 2020. In light of the changing situation around the virus Covid-19 pandemic, and with no foreseeable end to restrictions and venue closures, we have decided to cancel this year’s festival. It is disappointing but the health of participants and more »

Looking for Volunteer Opportunities?

Darlington Culture Volunteers (DCV) is an organisation run jointly by Darlington for Culture and Darlington Hippodrome. Our volunteers support arts and culture events held in and around Darlington. We help the event organisers by meeting and greeting the public and enabling them to join in the activities and enjoy themselves. Our volunteers work on an more »

Send us your up-to-date leaflets

Do you have arts and culture events or groups that you’d like to publicise? And do you have printed programmes or leaflets? We need your up-to-date leaflets and posters for the DfC information stands. DfC has an information stand in the foyer at The Hippodrome. It is a great place to promote arts organisations and more »

Shopping scheme helps to raise funds for DfC

Do you ever shop online? If you buy clothes, stationery, holidays, home appliances, IT gadgets, train travel or just about anything via www.easyfundraising.org.uk/causes/darlingtonforculture you can raise free cash for Darlington for Culture every time you shop – at no additional cost. Many popular retailers are involved (including Amazon, Argos, eBay, Boots, Tesco, House of Fraser, more »