David Wriglesworth

David Wriglesworth

University of Lincoln graduate and self-confessed social media addict David Wriglesworth is the founder of What's on Darlington. In his spare time, you’ll find him avoiding the gym and tagging his friends in memes on Facebook.

Events in Darlington

Colourful book benches take centre stage at Crown Street Library

Three colourful book benches, inspired by Darlington residents’ favourite children’s books and authors, have taken centre stage at Crown Street Library.

Darlington FC manager puts Nick Hancock through his paces

Darlington FC manager Tommy Wright took time out from his busy schedule to offer Nick Hancock some tips on keeping fit and healthy while on tour.

Litter enforcement officers in Darlington issue 700 Fixed Penalty Notices in four months

Litter enforcement officers in Darlington have issued almost 700 Fixed Penalty Notices since the beginning of their contract, according to figures obtained by What's On Darlington.

Darlington businesses pledge to fight plastic pollution with introduction of Refill Stations

Darlington Borough Council and businesses in the town have pledged to fight plastic pollution with the introduction of Refill Stations at their premises.

Best of Darlington Awards 2019

Individuals and businesses in Darlington will be recognised for their hard work and achievements, as part of the Best of Darlington Awards.

The Croft Hotel

Address: The Croft Hotel, 6 South Parade, Darlington, DL2 2ST Phone: 01325 720319 Website: https://www.crofthotel.net/ The Croft Hotel is a grade II listed hotel situated near Darlington, offering intimate, luxurious accommodation.

Walworth Castle

Address: Walworth Castle, Walworth, Darlington, DL2 2LY Phone: 01325 485470 Website: https://walworthcastle.co.uk/ Set in the rolling countryside of the Tees Valley, Walworth Castle is a grade 1 listed building and hotel which dates back to 1189.

Hilarity Bites Comedy Club

Phone: 07747 803060 Email: info@hilaritybites.co.uk Website: http://hilaritybites.co.uk/ Since 2007, Hilarity Bites Comedy Club has brought the best of the UK and international comedy scene to venues throughout the North East of England. The comedy club also holds the annual Darlington Comedy Festival.

Darlington Operatic Society

Address: Centre Stage - Unit 3 Banks Road, Darlington, DL1 1YB Phone: 07889 063729 Website: https://www.darlingtonoperaticsociety.org.uk/ Darlington Operatic Society has a long and colourful history dating back over 100 years. The company as we know it today has been producing two full-scale musicals at Darlington Hippodrome for over 70 years.

Head of Steam welcomes VisitEngland accolade

Visitors to the Head of Steam in Darlington are assured a warm welcome, after the railway museum was recognised among the winners of VisitEngland’s 2018 Attractions Accolades.

Darlington Hippodrome

Address: Parkgate, Darlington, DL1 1RR Phone: 01325 405405 Website: https://darlingtonhippodrome.co.uk Opened in 1907, the Darlington Hippodrome is a theatre hosting plays, opera, comedy, music, dance and pantomime.