We’ve reached the halfway point of the year which means it’s less than six months until Christmas… but there’s still plenty of events taking place in Darlington before Santa Claus arrives.
July brings comedy, music and even a beach to Darlington town centre. Take a look at our featured events for this month below.
Darlington Comedy Festival
Date: July 1st – 31st 2019
The Darlington Comedy Festival is an annual showcase of acts and comedians, including comedy legends and the best in local up-and-coming talent.
This year’s line-up features work in progress shows from Matt Forde, Alun Cochrane, Tom Binns and more. Further details about Darlington Comedy Festival can be found on the Hilarity Bites website.
Darlington Day Time Pride
Date: July 6th 2019
Venue: Darlington Town Centre
Darlington Day Time Pride is a celebration of the LGBT+, community as well as their supporters and allies in Darlington.
The family-friendly event, which will be held on Saturday, July 6th, 2019, will be made up of live music, speeches, information stalls and a march around the town.
The Festival of Ingenuity
Date: July 13th 2019
Venue: Market Square, Riverside Park and Head of Steam
Celebrate Darlington’s engineering heritage with family fun and activities, as part of The Festival of Ingenuity.
The festival will be held in the Market Square, at Riverside Park and within the Head of Steam on Saturday, July 13th, 2019.
Date: July 20th 2019
Venue: Firthmoor Community Centre
Firthmoor Live is an annual family-friendly concert held at the Firthmoor Community Centre in Darlington.
The event sees a wide range of live acts taking to the outdoor stage, as well as exotic animals, a table top market, food & beer tents and more.
Darlington By The Sea
Date: July 25th 2019
Venue: Darlington Market Square
Darlington by the Sea brings the beach experience to Darlington with many tonnes of play sand along with street theatre and entertainment throughout the day.