TeesDance Festival

Counting the days until TeesDance Festival, happening on Instagram in two weeks’ time – find out all about our local dance artists and gain an insight into the creative industries It’s here! The full line-up for TeesDance Festival, happening on Instagram from 1 – 14 August to celebrate our dance workforce across the Tees Valley

Call Outs Aplenty – It’s All Happening

Call Out One ‘Our Place’ – a community Art’s Project for Darlington Want to give meaning and purpose to your daily walk? In these strange times, leaving the house at least once a day and getting some fresh air is so important to many of us. Join in a range of weekly creative tasks and really ‘see’ […]

Society of Arts at Home

Darlington Society of Arts have been sharing their work during lockdown through their website.The Arts Society are certainly seeing Lockdown as an opportunity to make work and share, in their words ‘Remember every cloud has a silver lining.’ Members have been invited to create work responding to a common stimulus or to post work they […]

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 […]