Northern Film + Media/Tees Valley Screen and the University of Sunderland launch a series of webinars – first on Friday 12 March 2021

Along with the University of Sunderland, Northern Film + Media/ Tees Valley Screen are delighted to be presenting a series of six online webinars “In Conversation with Lord Puttnam” supported by Pinewood Group. The series begins with Golden Rules – Things I Wish I’d Known When I Was 30! with Lee Hall – Friday 12th March […]

‘Made in Britain’ Video Journalism Opportunity launched – apply by 1st March 2021

Northern Film + Media/Tees Valley Screen have contacted Creative Darlington recently to advise of a *NEW* Video Journalism Trainee Placement Scheme they are launching in partnership with The Guardian.  Applications are open to select a talented storyteller from the Tees Valley region who will take part in a paid, 12 week part time training programme and join a specialist […]

66 Creatives opportunity

Eden Arts are advising creatives of their £12,000 commission fund (and other opportunities they are working on for the #66 region – from west coast Cumbria to east coast at Teesmouth via Carlisle and Durham, the districts connected loosely by the A66).   The programme includes Darlington and Eden Arts are keen to work with […]

Swinging music during the festive season from Hannabiell and Midnight Blue Collective

Hannabiell Saunders and Midnight Blue Collective delivered 5 performances on Tuesday 22nd December 2020 and 5 more on Wednesday 23 December 2020, outdoors in Lifeline service locations across the Borough. Performances were supported by Creative Darlington and sought to bring cheer to families with upbeat Christmas carols fused with African and Latin rhythm, to safely […]

We’re glad to back Back on Track this Spring

Darlington community interest company Tracks are starting off 2021 with some good news. They’ve been awarded just under £15k to run a series of online events between January and April 2021 by Arts Council England, and Creative Darlington is also supporting the Back on Track programme in 2021, following Tracks successful promotion of fantastic online […]

Fabulous festive music brought a smile to many faces

A big thank you to Dr. Hannabiell Sanders (Artistic, Programming Director) and Yilis del Suriel and the other musicians in the band and to Darlington’s Lifeline Services for their work bringing live music safely to different sites in Darlington borough between Tuesday 22nd and Wednesday 23rd December 2020. Darlington Borough Council events team worked with […]

Hark! The Sound of Christmas hits the spot securing 4,700 views so far

Creative Darlington’s delighted to hear that 4,700+ people to date have sampled Hark! The Sound of Christmas programme, first shared online on Sunday 20 December 2020, with a special Gig in a Box offer reaching c 200 people across Darlington. All this without a baked potato in sight. Somewhat unsurprisingly given Tracks track record, Hark! […]

Are you a creative industry SME or freelancer that’s looking to harness financial resources and support?

The Creative Fuse Bounce Back programme, delivered by Edale (a business advisory firm and financial professionals), offers four masterclasses to eligible individuals or companies (1. financial healthcheck, 2. getting financially fit, 3. becoming a financial guru, 4. getting going and applying), plus one-to-one mentoring support from industry experts covering investment, grant applications and securing funding […]

Grand Constructions New in Town in 2021

About Grand Constructions Grand Constructions is a participatory arts project that will use arts, making and design to explore the architectural and industrial heritage of the North East of England. The project is a collaboration between designer maker Caroline Collinge and architect Edmond Salter of Cabinet of Curiosity Studio and has been commissioned by Creative […]

Hark! The Sound Of Christmas is streaming online on Sunday 20 December, beginning 7pm

HARK! is traditionally a celebration of music inspired by literature – and Tracks think no holiday embodies that concept like Christmas. HARK! The Sound of Christmas is hosted by Fran Harvey, and features beautiful live music performed by a variety of regional and national artists, readings from ​A Christmas Carol ​ and festive poems, and […]