Borderlands search for Sheroes in Middlesbrough and Redcar & Cleveland

Borderlands is a Creative People and Places project focused in Middlesbrough and Redcar & Cleveland and are looking for the Hidden Sheroes there. A SHERO is a woman of any age, colour, or nationality. SHE is an active giver, an example of what is possible, a brilliant light and hope, and an inspiration to people of all […]

HARK! The Sound of Stories

At Creative Darlington we’re delighted to see Tracks continuing to share the joy of music, literature and poetry online care of their fantastic HARK! The Sound Of Stories . Tracks presented another fantastic evening of online performances from international and award-winning musicians, bringing to life the literary works of Emily Dickinson, Angela Carter, and more. […]

Arts Award – Free refresher sessions

Free online Arts Award support sessions are fast approaching, brought to you by Culture Bridge North East and The Customs House. Discover and Explore, Wednesday 19 May 2021, 11.30 – 13.00 Trainers Jane Gray and Fiona Martin will take you through a Discover and Explore Arts Award Refresher, which is suitable for any existing advisers; […]

OPEN CALL – RE-IMAGINE Feminist Artists Change the Narrative on Femicide

Pink Collar Gallery & Las Lluministas have presented the RE-IMAGINE open call which opens on Friday 30th April (today) and closes on Friday 11th June 2021 with application details at The call out invites artists who identify as women and as feminists to create activist artwork around the theme of how femicide is portrayed […]

It’s time to create your own Town Clock

The fantastic Cabinet of Curiosity have secured support from Arts Council England and Creative Darlington to develop a Grand Constructions project in Darlington. Watch their short video and download and print one of their designs onto card, and with a pair of scissors, and some sticky stuff, you’ll have all you need to create your […]

The D Project Dance Company seeks Board Trustees!

The D Project Dance Company is looking to appoint new Board Trustees. After many successful years the company is in the process of transitioning to a Company Limited by Guarantee and is looking for new board trustees to provide advice, support and share their experience to help take the organisation into its next stage of […]

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 […]