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Drama & More at Darlington Hippodrome

There’s a packed programme of new theatre in the Darlington Hippodrome Spring 2020 season which is on sale now.  Read more

Photography Competition

Photography competition launches with attendance at a spectacular wildlife event awaiting the winners.  Read more

Little-Seen Norman Cornish Sketchbooks

Little-seen sketchbooks by Norman Cornish will offer an intimate insight into the work and mind of the acclaimed North East artist when a new exhibition celebrating the centenary of his birth opens later this month (November). ‘Norman Cornish: The Sketchbooks’ will be at Palace Green Library, Durham University, from Saturday 16 November until February 2020.  Read more

Band of Gold Comes to Darlington

Bringing Band Of Gold to the stage for the first time, writer-director Kay Mellor promises fans are in for a treat. “They’ll get all the joy and the suspense they had from the television version,” says the creator of one of the most-watched shows in British TV history, “but it’s live theatre so it has that excitement to it because it’s unfolding right in front of their very eyes.”  Read more

Alexander Armstrong at Darlington Hippodrome

Comedian, writer, performer, singer and TV quiz show host Alexander Armstrong is dropping in to Darlington in November as part of his new one man show ‘All Mouth and Some Trousers’.  Read more

New Art Exhibition at Durham University

New locally-produced art inspired by both the East and the West has gone on display at Durham University.  Read more

The Enchanted Interior

The Enchanted Interior will explore the sinister implications of a popular theme in 19th-century painting: the depiction of the interior as a ‘gilded cage’ in which women are pictured as ornamental objects.  Read more

North East gallery bolts into autumn season with new exhibition

The Biscuit Factory welcomes acclaimed printmaker, painter and sculptor Henrietta Corbett as its new headline artist this autumn with her bold compositions of animals and landscapes.  Read more

LEGO Wonderland at the Bowes Museum

LEGO®: Building The Bowes Museum 25 May – 13 October  Read more

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