Celebrating Conversations in Painting

Creative Darlington supported Conversations in Painting: Fiesta MK 2 in 2019. It’s great to be able to celebrate this project and view the overall project within the project catalogue, available to view online at here

Stay at Home Stories

Have you ever fancied making a short film? Or are you trying to find a fun way to keep your family entertained? Creative Darlington and Undivided Pictures are looking for short films featuring ‘Lockdown’ as the theme to enter our competition, with the winner to receive £100 worth of vouchers to Darlington Hippodrome.  As long […]

Darlo@Home Programme Extended

Tracks​ in partnership with ​Creative Darlington ​and​ Darlington Borough Council ​are pleased to announce an additional series of live streamed gigs, bringing a further selection of regional artists to your home in this time of national lockdown. With measures being extended we felt it was important to carry forward our series of live stream gigs so the people of Darlington […]

Open call for artists, creative practitioners and the curious.

The Auxiliary have teamed up with Creative Darlington for our next round of ABODE, an artist-in-own-residence programme. For this project we will be offering five mini-grants of £200, with the hope that it encourages artists to develop new skills and to consider new approaches to their creative practices.  The open call is simple. Select a […]

blimey! Lucretia Documentary Film

Creative Darlington have worked in partnership with long standing Darlington based, all female artist collective blimey! to further explore their collective practice and create work which considers themes presented in Guido Reni’s baroque painting ‘The Death of Lucretia’. More information about the project, exhibition and artists can be found here www.blimeycollective.co.uk/blimeylucretia Unfortunately the current exhibition […]

blimey! Lucretia Exhibition

An exhibition which aims to spark conversation around the representation of women in our changing world opens on the same weekend as International Women’s Day at The Bowes Museum. blimey! Lucretia looks at the way women have been portrayed in both classical and contemporary culture, using The Bowes Museum’s recent exhibition The Power and The Virtue: Guido Reni’s […]

Fun and fulfillment at The Foundry

ODDMANOUT is a new writing theatre company rooted in Darlington. Darlington Hippodrome, Creative Darlington and Arts Council England helped them pilot The Foundry training programme. Activity ensued, and a year of training with Scott Young, Katy Weir, and a range of professional artists was undertaken. Around 75 people participated in this. What did people get […]

Saturday 29 February 2020, 10am – 4pm, Wool Fair in Darlington Town Centre

Darlington Market is partnering with local artist Becky Sunter from the Weaving Rooms to facilitate a new Wool Fair in the North East. Darlington wool expert Becky has been running the Weaving Rooms in town since 2017 and has been spinning her magic for over 20 years. Specialising in weaving, dying and spinning techniques to […]

New In Town update

Late last year we promoted the New In Town call out, which attracted fourteen fantastic proposals from different parties, artists, producers, creative enterprises and organisations. Thanks to everyone who submitted a proposal, the standard was very high, and sadly we couldn’t support them all. I met with colleagues from Darlington Borough Council and we agreed […]

Brilliant banner’s back on the rails

Some time ago Creative Darlington selected five artist’s work to display to brighten the day of those visiting or passing alongside Darlington Library through a Crown Street Call Out. On my way into work earlier this year I noticed one of banners we created as a result, using Stuart Langley’s brilliant image, Neon and Glass, […]