Anywhere and more

Congratulations to Darlington Hippodrome, ODDMANOUT and all the people who contributed to 30 great performances of Anywhere (5 matinees and 5 evening performances per day no less) at Darlington Hippodrome from Friday 2 February to Sunday 4 February 2018.   Each promenade performance took around 50 minutes to journey around Darlington Hippodrome, but thanks to some […]

Noisy Daughters

Darlington music collective Tracks putting on a day which celebrates females in music which we hope will be followed by many more.  Sarah Wilson from Tracks said… ‘It’s vital to give women in music credible, female-led music events nationally and it’s brilliant that we can do this in our hometown of Darlington. We are […]

Textile and Sewing Group with Sarah Oatley

Textile and Sewing Group with Sarah Oatley 99 Parkgate, DL1 1RZ Come and join her she runs sessions: Mondays 1-3pm & 7-9pm Tuesdays 7-9pm Wednesdays 10am-12pm Fridays 1-3pm   She also works out of the studio as a textile artist, selling landscapes and seascapes.

Navigator North and Stellar Projects Call Out for emerging artists at Nightfall 2016

Stargazing Tents – Call out for emerging artists   Stellar Projects and Navigator North are looking for five emerging artists, living or working in Teesside and Co Durham.   Nightfall (Sky full of stars) will be a magical evening on Friday 14th October 2016, in Middlesbrough town centre which will include a programme of installations […]

STABLE | Call out for emerging artists

  Introducing an opportunity for emerging artists to work with Navigator North, Festival of Thrift and artist Steve Messam creating new site responsive work as part of the Festival of Thrift 2016.   Emerging artists will work alongside more established and experienced artists and arts professionals during this project to support their professional development – building […]

ALL ABOUT PICTURE BOOKS! Free workshop with Stuart Trotter

ALL ABOUT PICTURE BOOKS! With Stuart Trotter. FREE creative workshop, at Crown Street Art Gallery, Darlington, as part of BOO! Telling Tall Tales, the Art of the Picture Book Illustration Exhibition. Design your own characters, plot a storyline, and leave the session with your ideas in progress towards the production of your very own picture […]

BOO! Telling Tall Tales, Birthday Bash, 23rd October 2015, 6-8pm

Here at Crown Street Art Gallery we are celebrating the immersive world of childrens picture book illustration, in our current interactive exhibition BOO! Telling Tall Tales, which runs until the 29th of October. In celebration of 150 years of Alice in Wonderland, Chris Lloyd will give a ten minute talk on Lewis Carroll and connections […]

Blank 10

blimey! Artist Talk Review, Amanda Marshall For a number of years now Blimey! the Darlington based visual arts collective have met together on the first Wednesday of every month. The last couple of years meeting upstairs at Darlington Central Club. Over the years Blimey! has hosted many artist talks and Junes meeting was our first […]

The 4 Ice Creams of the Funpocolypse, Jonny Lancaster

Text by Norma Kyle   What is it that you do and how would I recognise your work? I will try my hand at anything these days. I did start off my artistic endeavours with realistic pencil drawings, but now it’s paintings, mosaics, prints and digital work on my phone. I’ve moved onto more fun throwaway […]

Kirsten Yates, Visual Artist, in Conversation

Text by Norma Kyle  What is it that you do? I do a lot of things with regard to the visual arts. I paint, draw and have an active interest in film and photography. What is your first memory of doing what you do? I was quite young, and remember after completing a drawing a […]