⭐ New on sale ⭐ SISTER ACT comes to the Hippodrome in November!
Brace yourselves Sisters! The Broadway and UK smash-hit musical Sister Act is coming to Darlington!
Brace yourselves Sisters! The Broadway and UK smash-hit musical Sister Act is coming to Darlington!
Fantastic news – after a rigorous assessment process, Darlington has become the first town in the North East to be awarded Purple Flag status, a standard awarded to those towns and cities across the UK that offer safe and enjoyable nights out.
Following the dark and sinister production of Jekyll & Hyde last October, the award-winning production company has its sights set on the third of their Strictly Musicals presentations.
Darlington Restaurant Week returns in February!
A world-class visitor attraction is planned for a town not renowned as an international tourist destination.
One lucky theatre-goer is set to become the 100,000th visitor to the annual pantomime since the re-opening of Darlington Hippodrome – and it could be you!
DARLINGTON Film Club has built a reputation for attracting an impressive list of cult movie stars in recent years.
There’s a full calendar of events and activities happening in Darlington over the coming months.
As the festive season rapidly approaches DL1, Darlington’s premier leisure and entertainments destination is launching an exciting programme of Free, Festive, Family, Fun.
Over 400 people joined us at Darlington Hippodrome on Sunday 17th November for the FIRST #LoveDarlo Town Centre awards.
This weekend sees the first ever #LoveDarlo town centre business awards.
Every year on 20th November Trans People worldwide gather for the Transgender Day of Remembrance to remember those Trans People we have lost to violence and murder in the past and previous years.
We're compiling a list of dog friendly cafes & eateries in Darlington Town Centre.
Purple Tuesday 2019 is an international call to action, focused on changing the customer experience for disabled people.
Head over to Cockerton village for the Christmas Lights switch on 30th November.
Celebrate the festive season in style this year with Bannatyne Hotel Darlington!
DARLINGTON’S second ever Halloween Lantern Parade has been hailed a screaming success as hundreds of people came along to the town centre for an evening of scary family fun.
Take a look at the displays which will be held in an around Darlington.
Darlington Market is looking to launch a new business pop-up event here in the market hall.
FOOD lovers are in for a tasty treat as Darlington’s #LoveDarlo Restaurant Week returns from Monday 4 until Sunday 10 November. Diners can enjoy two courses for £10 or less.
Two of the stars of this year’s festive Darlington Hippodrome pantomime will be switching on the Christmas lights in Darlington town centre on Sunday 24 November.
On Wednesday 30 October Darlington Hippodrome will throw its doors open for a fabulous family open day to be held between 10.30am and 3.30pm.
The Darlington Fireworks spectacular returns by popular demand, bigger and better than ever!
Dozens of new trees are set to take root in Darlington town centre as part of plans to improve and enhance the area for shoppers and visitors. The first of the new trees have already been planted in the raised beds in front of the Town Hall and more will be placed at others sites and in planters around the town centre.
Darlington Hippodrome will be working closely with Orchestras Live to bring a dynamic programme of orchestral music to Darlington, engaging with local young musicians and building a new audience in the north east.
Buy tickets for this Charity Race Night which is on 16th November at Willow Road Community Centre.
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’.
Darlington is ‘blooming great’ and that’s official as the town scooped ‘Best in Class’ in the City Centre category of this year’s Northumbria in Bloom awards.
The Pearl of Africa Children's Choir is in Darlington this week
WITH just over two weeks to go, places are filling up on the third ever Darlington Business Week. More than twenty free events are set to take place across five days from Monday 7 until Friday 11 October.
HUNDREDS of job opportunities will be on offer at the annual Darlington Jobs and CareersFair, set to take place in the Dolphin Centre on Thursday 10 October from 10am-2pm.
Rehearsals have started for the first concert of the choral society’s new season, Handel’s ‘Messiah’, to be performed on Saturday 30th November at the Dolphin Centre.
Great news - Darlington is about to apply for Purple Flag status, a standard awarded to those towns and cities across the UK that offer safe and enjoyable nights out.
The Green Theatre Company and Stars are coming together to bring the comedy production "A Bunch Of Amateurs " Performances at St Augustine's Parish Centre Tickets - £10 adults £8 concessions
Children’s TV favourite In The Night Garden is embarking on its first UK stage tour and is coming to Darlington Hippodrome on Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 September. Lucy Tobin caught up with In The Night Garden Live Creature and Costume Designer Tahra Zafar.
DL1 is excited and delighted to announce our newest arrival to the DL1 centre in Darlington.
To celebrate their 112th birthday, Darlington Hippodrome has unwrapped some special presents forthe Autumn 2019 theatre season.
The nominations are in and now the public can vote for the best businesses in Darlington town centre.
Three years after suffering from a serious hand injury at the peak of his career, guitarist MILOŠ is back with his fourth studio album and a UK tour including the Darlington Hippodrome on Tuesday 24 September.
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!
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.
The Mish Mash family music festival will be bringing the world to Darlington on Sunday 25 August.
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.
This one day festival is dedicated to bringing all things drumming to 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.
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.
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.
Join a Rhythm & Junk Band and come to the FREE workshop sessions taking place on Monday 12 and Thursday 15 August at The Hullabaloo
As the weather heats up, DL1, Darlington’s premier leisure and entertainments destination is launching its spectacular Summer Festival!
There's something for everyone this summer.
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.
Darlington's first ever Drum Festival is a festival for the whole family celebrating rhythm, drumming and community.
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
HenPower is heading to Darlington this summer with a community-wide project celebrating the town’s heritage.
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.
Darlington Hippodrome’s Cornmill Box Office is donning its shorts and tee-shirt and getting out and about on a summer tour!
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.
A fun-packed programme of events is heading to Darlington this summer, with plenty to keep kids of all ages occupied.
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.
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.
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.
Full casting has been announced for the eagerly awaited world premiere of Friendsical the Musical coming to Darlington Hippodrome from 24 to 27 July.
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
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.
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.