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All aboard! Another First Class collection of artists will be pulling into the platform on September 7th.

All aboard! Another First Class collection of artists will be pulling into the platform on September 7th.

Darlington's premier multi-venue music & comedy festival is back, with another First Class collection of artists wrapping up just in time to catch the Last Train Home.

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Mish Mash family music festival

Mish Mash family music festival

The Mish Mash family music festival will be bringing the world to Darlington on Sunday 25 August.

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Hippodrome putting the 'A' in team

Hippodrome putting the 'A' in team

Darlington Hippodrome is looking to recruit a new Apprentice Marketing and Box Office Assistant. Behind the glitz, glamour, jazz hands, make-up and costumes of any theatre there is a dedicated team of people working tirelessly to ensure the smooth running of the venue.

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Darlington Drum Festival 16th August

Darlington Drum Festival 16th August

This one day festival is dedicated to bringing all things drumming to Darlington.

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No.1 Toy Brand L.O.L. Surprise!Ô comes to the Big Screen in Darlington

No.1 Toy Brand L.O.L. Surprise!Ô comes to the Big Screen in Darlington

From August 30, join Tahani, Mykal-Michelle and your favourite dolls as no.1 toy brand L.O.L. Surprise!Ô takes fans on a special hour-long L.O.L. adventure in Vue cinemas across the UK.

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New In Town Call Out from Creative Darlington

New In Town Call Out from Creative Darlington

Creative Darlington is making a New In Town Call Out with support of up to £10,000 available to selected proposals, closing date Friday 20 September at 5pm.

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Darlington set to enjoy a taste of international festival

Darlington set to enjoy a taste of international festival

Performers from across the globe are set to take to the streets to bring a taste of one of the region’s most popular and long-running international festivals to Darlington.

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Rhythm & Junk Band Workshops

Rhythm & Junk Band Workshops

Join a Rhythm & Junk Band and come to the FREE workshop sessions taking place on Monday 12 and Thursday 15 August at The Hullabaloo

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Celebrate Summer at DL1’s Summer Festival

Celebrate Summer at DL1’s Summer Festival

As the weather heats up, DL1, Darlington’s premier leisure and entertainments destination is launching its spectacular Summer Festival!

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Summer of Sound in Darlington

Summer of Sound in Darlington

There's something for everyone this summer.

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Mish Mash Family Music Festival

Mish Mash Family Music Festival

With everything from gypsy folk to flamenco, afrobeat to ska, bring the whole family down for an exciting, diverse mish mash of FREE live music and activities in the Market Square.

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Darlington Drum Festival 2019

Darlington Drum Festival 2019

Darlington's first ever Drum Festival is a festival for the whole family celebrating rhythm, drumming and community.

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SG Petch Darlington 10km

SG Petch Darlington 10km

Thousands of runners will take to the streets for the annual SG Petch Darlington 10K on Sunday, August 11. There will also be the Darlington Junior 3K for ages 8-14-year-olds along with a family fun

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HenPower spreads its wings to Darlington

HenPower spreads its wings to Darlington

HenPower is heading to Darlington this summer with a community-wide project celebrating the town’s heritage.

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AudioVisual at Voodoo Cafe

AudioVisual at Voodoo Cafe

Artists and musicians from or based in the North East come together to celebrate with the peopleof Darlington and beyond. The night champions the creativity on our doorstep.

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Hippodrome box office is going on tour! Where to? You decide!

Hippodrome box office is going on tour! Where to? You decide!

Darlington Hippodrome’s Cornmill Box Office is donning its shorts and tee-shirt and getting out and about on a summer tour!

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Darlington Rhythm & Blues Festival 2019

Darlington Rhythm & Blues Festival 2019

The Darlington Rhythm & Blues Festival is back and what a line up we've got in store for you. Great venus and fantastic bands, what a weekend this will be! This is a FREE festival in conjunction with Darlington Borough Council, Darlington Rhythm ‘n’ Blues Club & Gasto Promotions.

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Summer fun heading to Darlington

Summer fun heading to Darlington

A fun-packed programme of events is heading to Darlington this summer, with plenty to keep kids of all ages occupied.

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Darlington Dance Festival Association showcase at Hippodrome

Darlington Dance Festival Association showcase at Hippodrome

Following on from the success of the mass dance in the Market Square in May, Sunday (7 July) saw 22 dance groups, schools and community groups take to the stage at the beautiful Darlington Hippodrome as part of the Darlington Dance Festival Association’s (DDFA) annual showcase event. To show everyone ‘this is me’ and celebrate equality for all through dance.

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Darlington by the Sea returns

Darlington by the Sea returns

Three days of sun, sea and sand is set to return to Darlington as the ever popular free family event surfs back into town from Thursday 25 until Saturday 27 July.

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Nominate your business for a #LoveDarlo award

Nominate your business for a #LoveDarlo award

Nominations are now open for the first ever #LoveDarlo awards.The event, which will be held on the evening of 17th November at the Hippodrome is aimed at recognising and rewarding businesses in the town.

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Full cast announced for world premiere musical based on Friends.

Full cast announced for world premiere musical based on Friends.

Full casting has been announced for the eagerly awaited world premiere of Friendsical the Musical coming to Darlington Hippodrome from 24 to 27 July.

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CAST ANNOUNCED FOR THE LADY VANISHES AT DARLINGTON HIPPODROME

CAST ANNOUNCED FOR THE LADY VANISHES AT DARLINGTON HIPPODROME

After the hugely successful first tour of The Classic Thriller Company's stage adaptation of Alfred Hitchcock's The Lady Vanishes, the enjoyable adaptation is extending into the autumn, wit a new cast

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Theatre archives open to all

Theatre archives open to all

Darlington Hippodrome’s fascinating 112 year history will soon be available to explore online thanks to an army of volunteers who have been working tirelessly behind the scenes for almost two years.

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Summer of fun in Darlington

Summer of fun in Darlington

A feast of fun is on the menu for Darlington following the success of the Darlington Food and Drink and Jazz festival across the recent Bank Holiday weekend.

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This half term, take part in Fins Splash Time 🦈 at the @DolphinCentreUK training pool. Taking place every Monday and Thursday from 10.15am to 11am, book a session in advance or find out more information 01325 406000 ☎️ #LoveDarlo https://t.co/CaMOY4hTW9
19 August 2019 @16:10
Just a few weeks left of the holidays but for those rainy grim days and just £4.99 @vuecinemas is a great place to entertain the children 🎬 https://t.co/JVxeliZY41
19 August 2019 @12:31
All aboard - keep up to the date with the Last Train Home Festival 2019 by @TracksDarlo coming to town this September! 🚂 See venues, artists, bands and comedians set to take to the stages 👉 https://t.co/z6hNGVVdnt #LoveDarlo https://t.co/BMgcPmqgzg }
19 August 2019 @12:08
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19 August 2019 @09:29