Call Out create Sempahore As Metaphor in Darlington on Friday 29 October 2021

A call out for participants to have a go at sending messages around the town using semaphore. We will quickly, either individually or in pairs, or in groups, devise a short phrase for you to send using a signaling flag system to others in the town who are a distance away and will translate. This […]

Grand Constructions on display at Darlington Library and a chance to make your own model of Darlington Clock Tower

Cabinet of Curiosity are delivering a Grand Constructions project inspired by Darlington’s engineering and construction heritage. Further details of the Grand Constructions programme are below. There are opportunities to download a selection of paper-toy making templates and to have a go at making the models below yourself from the programme website , with all […]

Poetry meets Myriorama exhibition in Darlington Town Centre

Darlington based artists Phil Sculthorpe and Brian Ramsey for collaborating to create a Poetry meets Myriorama Exhibition in Darlington Town Centre during Darlington Arts Festival 2021. The Poetry meets Myriorama exhibition combined original poems evoking some of the distinctive aspects of Darlington’s life, with images of well known local buildings and sites. Neither Phil nor […]

Darlington Arts Festival 2021 is fast approaching

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The Cat and the Canary at Darlington Hippodrome now

⭐ Starring international superstar Britt Ekland and Coronation Street’s Tracy Shaw, The Cat and the Canary is a suspenseful star-studded thriller returning to the UK stage. ????️‍♀️ Twenty years after the death of Mr. West, his descendants gather to learn who will inherit his vast wealth and the hidden family jewels. Within moments, the heritage […]

New Term Starts shortly at The Bridge Centre for Visual Arts

The Bridge Centre for Visual Art is hosting a range of ticketed arts courses for adults, including Painting and Drawing, Jewellery Making and Ceramics, with the new term of courses starting from Monday 27th September 2021. So, if you’re feeling creative why not contact them to see whether places still available.

Creating Unforgettable Experiences

Creative Darlington has been instrumental in supporting Unforgettable Experiences to recruit, design and develop opportunities for older adults to improve their mental health and memory through its extensive network of high-quality artistic practitioners. The pandemic has had a serious impact on people’s mental health with an increase in demand for support from health and social […]

Enviro Bikes at The Head of Steam railway museum until Friday 17 September 2021

There are opportunities for those aged 16 and over with ID to have a go at riding an Enviro-Bike for free at the Head of Steam railway museum, until Friday 17 September 2021, during museum opening hours (10am – 4pm). Bikes can be borrowed and taken out anytime up to 3pm and you can take […]

Build Your Own Clock Tower in Darlington Market Square on Saturday 25 September 2021

There are loads of opportunities to get creative during Darlington Arts Festival 24th to 27th September 2021 – Darlington for Culture including one on Saturday 25 September 2021 for up to 60 people (5 sessions each with a capacity of 12 participants) to get crafting and build your own Darlington Clock Tower using Cabinet of […]

Flags out for Semaphore as Metaphor during a fantastic Darlington Arts Festival 2021

There will be two opportunities to creatively explore semaphore and to make your own flags during Darlington Arts Festival 2021, with drop in activity from 10am on Friday 24 September 2021 in a marquee in the Market Square, and activity at the Head of Steam railway museum on Sunday 26 September 2021. Both drop in […]