The Arts Society, North Yorkshire & South Durham – lecture programme 2018/19

A fantastic programme of lectures organised by The Arts Society and held at The St George Hotel, Durham Tees Valley Airport, for more information contact Rita Smith at ritasmithart@gmail.comProgramme Sheet 1 best pdf Programme sheet 2- best copy pdfprogramme 3 best – pdfstudy days sheet 4; 2018-19 copy

Picasso at Play – exhibition coming this way

Picasso at Play A unique exhibition of photographs of Picasso by the acclaimed 20th century American photographer Lee Miller. The photographs show the artist relaxing with friends and family at Lee’s house in Sussex, as well as at Picasso’s home in the South of France.These photos have never been on display in the North East. The […]

The Young King comes to Darlington this November

  Image: Andy Ellis   Pioneering organisation Theatre Hullabaloo is bringing The Young King to Darlington on Wednesday 14 and Thursday 15 November 2018 with Creative Darlington support, helping to ensure that children and young people in Darlington get to see the best theatre made for young audiences.  It’s not too long until The Young Prince arrives […]

Last Train Home Music/Comedy Festival (Final Line Up)

  Tickets are £15 ADV and are on sale now. They can be purchased online from Skiddle or physically from The Pennyweight. One of my friends, Paul, who is something of a music afficianado advised there are some acts on the bill he would pay at least that much to see on their own (think he’s a PINS […]

Looking forward to Middlesbrough Art Weekender

I’m looking forward to Middlesbrough Art Weekender running 4 – 7 October 2018 and thanks to The Auxiliary and Lydia Catterall for an event in Darlington Markets on Saturday 4 August 2018 which attracted artists from Darlington, Tees Valley and the region.   People came together for discussion, to share ideas and thinking around the visual arts and […]

Head, Heart, Hands in Darlington

With support of Darlington Borough Council, Creative Darlington arts and cultural organisations and venues across Darlington, this project aims to create an arts and cultural strategy for looked after children and the adults in their lives and is led by Blue Cabin.  Blue Cabin Director, Jenny Young, organised events in July working with Darlington Borough Council at the Forum […]

Applause Theatre’s Still Life, performance 9 October 2015

Applause Theatre performed Noel Coward’s play, ‘Still Life’, which informed the film ‘Brief Encounter’, at the Head of Steam Railway Museum in Darlington on the evenings of Friday 9th and Saturday 10th October 2015.  These two performances were supported by Creative Darlington and a local business and attracted c. 60 people in total. Audience members were […]