Darlington for Culture (DfC) is seeking to hear from arts groups, venues, performers and businesses who would like to showcase themselves in the fifth Darlington Arts Festival, themed A Celebration of Talent and due to run from late April to the end of May 2017

The festival, again to be staged at a wide range of venues across the borough, is being co-ordinated by DfC, the group which speaks for arts and culture in the area. Planning is well under way for the 2017 festival, which will include:

* A month-long literary festival, featuring readings and writing workshops

* Arts-based events involving a wide range of artists

* A Film Festival to be run by Darlington Film Club, which is based at the Forum in Borough Road

* A series of music events

Deadline for inclusion in the brochure is Jan 31.

Details can be sent to darlo4culture@gmail.com