First Man Festival

Join the team from Go Stargazing for this family friendly weekend festival celebrating the 50th anniversary of the first Apollo moon landing...

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Girsby and Over Dinsdale Village Hall, Girsby
Darlington, DL2 1PL United Kingdom
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All the Fun of The Fair

Join in the fun at the Head of Steam Fun at the Fair Family Fun Day.

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£2
Head of Steam, North Road Station
Darlington, DL3 6ST United Kingdom
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Robin Williams Favourite Movie Sunday

The 27th of July is Robin Williams' birthday. To mark the occasion, the Majestic Theatre is showing classic films he starred in.

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£10
Majestic Theatre, Bondgate
Darlington, DL3 7JT United Kingdom
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Quiet Hour Shopping

The weekly quiet hour in businesses and shops in Darlington town centre helps create a more relaxing and enjoyable shopping experience for all.

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Darlington Town Centre, Darlington, United Kingdom
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Eve Conway

Live music from Eve Conway.

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Free
The Quakerhouse, 2-3 Mechanics Yard
Darlington, DL3 7QF United Kingdom
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Gram Baker

Live music from Gram Baker.

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Free
Vesuvio Wines, 3A Houndgate
Darlington, DL1 5RL United Kingdom
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Soapbox Sessions – Mark Owens, Scott Wilson & Charlea B

Soapbox Sessions takes the fun outside to the Market Square with music from Mark Owens, Scott Wilson & Charlea B.

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Free
Market Square, Horse Market
Darlington, DL1 5PX United Kingdom
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Fun with Lego

Drop in for fun with LEGO, as part of the Darlington Libraries Summer Reading Challenge.

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Free
Cockerton Library, Woodland Road
Darlington, DL3 9AA United Kingdom
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Storytelling with Kay Wilson

Storytelling with Kay Wilson, as part of the Darlington Libraries Summer Reading Challenge.

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Free
Crown Street Library, Crown Street
Darlington, DL1 1ND United Kingdom
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Fun with LEGO

Drop in for fun with LEGO, as part of the Darlington Libraries Summer Reading Challenge.

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Free
Crown Street Library, Crown Street
Darlington, DL1 1ND United Kingdom
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AudioVisual

Live music from Ronald Raygun, Uncle Buzzard and special guests.

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£3
Voodoo Cafe, 84 Skinnergate
Darlington, DL3 7LX United Kingdom
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Mongol – The Rise To Power Of Genghis Khan

The story recounts the early life of Genghis Khan who was a slave before going on to conquer half the world in 1206.

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£3
The Forum Music Centre, Borough Road
Darlington, DL1 1SG United Kingdom
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Darlington Flyer New Menu Launch

Darlington Flyer launches their brand new food menu.

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Darlington Flyer, 30 Skinnergate
Darlington, DL3 7NR United Kingdom
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Romans at the Railway Musuem

Find out what life was like in the Roman Army as veteran soldier Rufus is looking for recruits!

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Head of Steam, North Road Station
Darlington, DL3 6ST United Kingdom
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Space Chase Arts & Crafts

Drop in and create some out of this world crafts, as part of the Darlington Libraries Summer Reading Challenge.

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Free
Crown Street Library, Crown Street
Darlington, DL1 1ND United Kingdom
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Smokestack Poets

Smokestack Poets S.J. Litherland and Annie Wright read from their latest books, "Composition In White" and "Dangerous Pursuit of Yellow".

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Free
Crown Street Library, Crown Street
Darlington, DL1 1ND United Kingdom
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Rhythm of the Dance

This dance and music extravaganza contains a wealth of Irish talent, an exciting 2-hour trip through hundreds of years of Irish dance and music, 22 award-winning World & Irish dance champions with 25 dazzling costume changes.

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£28
Darlington Hippodrome, Parkgate
Darlington, DL1 1RR United Kingdom
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Mick Neven & Nicky Wilkinson

Work in progress shows from Mick Neven and Nicky Wilkinson, as part of Darlington Comedy Festival.

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£5
The Old English Gentleman, 99 Bondgate
Darlington, DL3 7JY United Kingdom
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Cockerton Neighbourhood Beat Team Open Day

The Cockerton Neighbourhood Beat Team hold an open day. This is a chance for members of the public to meet the team.

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Free
Cockerton West Police Station, 141 Willow Road
Darlington, DL3 9HU United Kingdom
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Space Chase Arts & Crafts

Drop in and create some out of this world crafts, as part of the Darlington Libraries Summer Reading Challenge.

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Free
Cockerton Library, Woodland Road
Darlington, DL3 9AA United Kingdom
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Design a Paddington Label

Draw and colour your own Paddington label.

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Free
Waterstones Darlington, 1-3 Cornmill Shopping Centre
Darlington, DL1 1LS United Kingdom
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Scrap Junk Challenge

Drop in and see what you can create out of the Scrap and Junk box, as part of the Darlington Libraries Summer Reading Challenge.

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Free
Crown Street Library, Crown Street
Darlington, DL1 1ND United Kingdom
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Tom Binns & Funny in Real Life

Work in progress shows from Tom Binns and Funny in Real Life, as part of Darlington Comedy Festival.

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£5
The Old English Gentleman, 99 Bondgate
Darlington, DL3 7JY United Kingdom
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Friendsical

Friendsical is an original and unique new parody musical inspired by the gang in Friends, the iconic TV show.

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£24.50
Darlington Hippodrome, Parkgate
Darlington, DL1 1RR United Kingdom
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Sound Divide

Live music from Sound Divide.

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Free
The Quakerhouse, 2-3 Mechanics Yard
Darlington, DL3 7QF United Kingdom
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Crazy Creatures at Head of Steam

Come along to the museum and meet John and his crazy creatures.

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Head of Steam, North Road Station
Darlington, DL3 6ST United Kingdom
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Darlington By The Sea

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.

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Free
Market Square, Horse Market
Darlington, DL1 5PX United Kingdom
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Cool Science Party Summer Holiday Workshop

Make slime and take part in some visual experiments.

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£5
Willow Road Community Centre, Willow Road
Darlington, DL3 6QB United Kingdom
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Cool Science Party Summer Holiday Workshop

Make slime and take part in some visual experiments.

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£5
Willow Road Community Centre, Willow Road
Darlington, DL3 6QB United Kingdom
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Space Chase Arts & Crafts

Drop in and create some out of this world crafts, as part of the Darlington Libraries Summer Reading Challenge.

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Free
Crown Street Library, Crown Street
Darlington, DL1 1ND United Kingdom
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Stop Animation Workshops

Learn how to plan and film your very own stop animation films using a variety of tools from modelling clay and LEGO through to using popular toy figures.

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£3.50
Crown Street Library, Crown Street
Darlington, DL1 1ND United Kingdom
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Cool Science Party Summer Holiday Workshop

Make slime and take part in some visual experiments.

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£5
Willow Road Community Centre, Willow Road
Darlington, DL3 6QB United Kingdom
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Cool Science Party Summer Holiday Workshop

Make slime and take part in some visual experiments.

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£5
Willow Road Community Centre, Willow Road
Darlington, DL3 6QB United Kingdom
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Neon Waves, Sonder Minds, Velvet & Jodie Nicholson

The Northwood Sessions is taking a road trip to Darlington to bring live music from talented local artists.

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The Forum Music Centre, Borough Road
Darlington, DL1 1SG United Kingdom
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NT Live: The Lehman Trilogy

The story of a family and a company that changed the world, told in three parts on a single evening.

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VUE Darlington, Darlington, DL1 5RD United Kingdom
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Emily Whitfield

Live music from Emily Whitfield, accompanied by Stefan Coates.

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Free
Vesuvio Wines, 3A Houndgate
Darlington, DL1 5RL United Kingdom
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Friendsical

Friendsical is an original and unique new parody musical inspired by the gang in Friends, the iconic TV show.

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£24.50
Darlington Hippodrome, Parkgate
Darlington, DL1 1RR United Kingdom
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Space Chase Arts & Crafts

Drop in and create some out of this world crafts, as part of the Darlington Libraries Summer Reading Challenge.

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Free
Cockerton Library, Woodland Road
Darlington, DL3 9AA United Kingdom
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Darlington Careers Fair

The Darlington Careers Fair will offer candidates from all backgrounds, experience and education level the opportunity to speak to an abundance of local employers, all in one place.

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Free
Mercure Darlington Kings Hotel, 9 - 12 Priestgate
Darlington, DL1 1NW United Kingdom
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Good Hard Stare Competition

Waterstones Darlington holds a good hard stare competition, based on Paddington.

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Free
Waterstones Darlington, 1-3 Cornmill Shopping Centre
Darlington, DL1 1LS United Kingdom
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Fun with LEGO

Drop in for fun with LEGO, as part of the Darlington Libraries Summer Reading Challenge.

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Free
Crown Street Library, Crown Street
Darlington, DL1 1ND United Kingdom
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ManClub Darlington

These sessions are only open to men suffering from depression and other mental health issues.

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Free
Friends Meeting House, 6 Skinnergate
Darlington, DL3 7NB United Kingdom
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Sizzling Summer Adult School Disco

The Forum Music Centre takes you back to your school disco days with summer hits of the 70s, 80s and 90s.

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£5
The Forum Music Centre, Borough Road
Darlington, DL1 1SG United Kingdom
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Soul Capital

Live music from Soul Capital.

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£4
Harrowgate Club and Institute Ltd, Salters Lane North
Darlington, DL1 3DT United Kingdom
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Friendsical

Friendsical is an original and unique new parody musical inspired by the gang in Friends, the iconic TV show.

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£24.50
Darlington Hippodrome, Parkgate
Darlington, DL1 1RR United Kingdom
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Friday Night Soiree

Tom Norgrove takes over the decks to bring the finest 60s, indie, soul and more.

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Free
Hole In The Wall, 14-15 Horse Market
Darlington, DL1 5PT United Kingdom
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Los Capitanes

Live music from Los Capitanes - a Spanish-infused 3-piece acoustic band based in the North of England, covering songs from flamenco to rock and pop.

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Free
The Old Yard Tapas Bar, 98 Bondgate
Darlington, DL3 7JY United Kingdom
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Koosday vs Rude ft. Aaron Chalmers

Koosday returns to Darlington in a head-to-head with Rude Fridays and very special guest, Aaron from "Geordie Shore".

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£5
Harvey’s Late Bar, Houndgate
Darlington, DL1 5RL United Kingdom
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Skerningham Woods Picnic

Darlington Green Party holds a family picnic at Skerningham Woods.

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Free
Skerningham Woods, Skerningham Plantation
Darlington, DL1 3JA United Kingdom
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Build Your Own Sandwich

Pop in to Waterstones Darlington to design your own sandwich.

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Free
Waterstones Darlington, 1-3 Cornmill Shopping Centre
Darlington, DL1 1LS United Kingdom
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Darlington FC vs. Middlesbrough U23 Squad

Darlington FC take on Middlesbrough U23 Squad in a pre-season friendly.

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Blackwell Meadows, Grange Road
Darlington, DL1 5NR United Kingdom
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BIG Little Gigs: Ska Special

BIG Little Gigs hosts a ska special, featuring live music from The Skapones.

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£6
The Forum Music Centre, Borough Road
Darlington, DL1 1SG United Kingdom
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Friendsical

Friendsical is an original and unique new parody musical inspired by the gang in Friends, the iconic TV show.

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£24.50
Darlington Hippodrome, Parkgate
Darlington, DL1 1RR United Kingdom
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Ravioli Making Class

Davide Miconi hosts a ravioli making class at The Pasta Shop.

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The Pasta Shop, 10 Woodland Road
Darlington, DL3 7PJ United Kingdom
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The Summer Soulcials

Back2Black presents The Summer Soulcials on Avalon terrace, featuring everything from funk & soul, jazz and reggae.

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Free
Avalon, 8 Blackwellgate
Darlington, DL1 5HL United Kingdom
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Roxy Magic

Live music from Roxy Magic - the UK's definitive and longest-running tribute to Roxy Music and Bryan Ferry.

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£12
The Forum Music Centre, Borough Road
Darlington, DL1 1SG United Kingdom
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Andre Rieu’s 2019 Maastricht Concert – Shall We Dance?

André Rieu’s annual hometown Maastricht concerts attract fans from all corners of the globe.

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VUE Darlington, Darlington, DL1 5RD United Kingdom
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A Foreigners Journey

A Foreigners Journey present a two hour show dedicated to the hits of two massive 80's AOR rock bands - Foreigner and Journey.

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£16
Majestic Theatre, Bondgate
Darlington, DL3 7JT United Kingdom
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Desolation, Collapse of Colour, Nephilim & Nation in Ruin

Live music from Desolation, Collapse of Colour, Nephilim and Nation in Ruin.

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Free
Turks Head, 21-22 Bondgate
Darlington, DL3 7JG United Kingdom
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Friendsical

Friendsical is an original and unique new parody musical inspired by the gang in Friends, the iconic TV show.

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£24.50
Darlington Hippodrome, Parkgate
Darlington, DL1 1RR United Kingdom
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Oli Patto

Live music from Oli Patto.

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Free
Middleton St George Cricket & Social Club, Water View
Darlington, DL2 1JQ United Kingdom
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Quiet Hour Shopping

The weekly quiet hour in businesses and shops in Darlington town centre helps create a more relaxing and enjoyable shopping experience for all.

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Darlington Town Centre, Darlington, United Kingdom
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Blues In The Park

Live blues music n North Lodge Park from a variety of performers.

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Free
North Lodge Park, Gladstone Street
Darlington, DL3 6LA United Kingdom
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Sunday Social 007

Join The Workhouse for a series of Sunday socials on the Hash terrace.

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Free
Hash Bar & Kitchen, 14 Coniscliffe Road
Darlington, DL3 7RG United Kingdom
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Andre Rieu’s 2019 Maastricht Concert – Shall We Dance?

André Rieu’s annual hometown Maastricht concerts attract fans from all corners of the globe.

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VUE Darlington, Darlington, DL1 5RD United Kingdom
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School’s Out For Summer Disco

Harrowgate Club & Institute celebrate the start of the summer holidays with a disco, games and competitions.

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£4
Harrowgate Club and Institute Ltd, Salters Lane North
Darlington, DL1 3DT United Kingdom
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Civilians

Live music from Civilians.

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Free
The Quakerhouse, 2-3 Mechanics Yard
Darlington, DL3 7QF United Kingdom
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Bone Idols

Live music from Blues rock duo Bone Idols.

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Free
Vesuvio Wines, 3A Houndgate
Darlington, DL1 5RL United Kingdom
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Soapbox Sessions – Be Quiet. Shout Loud!

Be Quiet. Shout Loud! perform an acoustic set at Hole In The Wall, as part of Soapbox Sessions.

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Free
Hole In The Wall, 14-15 Horse Market
Darlington, DL1 5PT United Kingdom
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Bear’s Adventures – A Trip To The Park

Join Darlington Libraries throughout the summer for weekly interactive story, rhyme and sensory play sessions as they follow Bear on his adventures whilst collecting stickers for your book along the way.

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£3.50
Crown Street Library, Crown Street
Darlington, DL1 1ND United Kingdom
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Bear’s Adventures – A Trip To The Park

Join Darlington Libraries throughout the summer for weekly interactive story, rhyme and sensory play sessions as they follow Bear on his adventures whilst collecting stickers for your book along the way.

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£3.50
Crown Street Library, Crown Street
Darlington, DL1 1ND United Kingdom
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Bear’s Adventures – A Trip To The Park

Join Darlington Libraries throughout the summer for weekly interactive story, rhyme and sensory play sessions as they follow Bear on his adventures whilst collecting stickers for your book along the way.

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£3.50
Cockerton Library, Woodland Road
Darlington, DL3 9AA United Kingdom
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Bear’s Adventures – A Trip To The Park

Join Darlington Libraries throughout the summer for weekly interactive story, rhyme and sensory play sessions as they follow Bear on his adventures whilst collecting stickers for your book along the way.

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£3.50
Cockerton Library, Woodland Road
Darlington, DL3 9AA United Kingdom
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George Rigden & Ben Van der Velde

Work in progress shows from George Rigden and Ben Van der Velde as part of Darlington Comedy Festival.

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£5
The Old English Gentleman, 99 Bondgate
Darlington, DL3 7JY United Kingdom
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Princess Party

Join Cinderella, Beauty and Princess Snow and learn how to be a little princes just like them!

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£5
Crown Street Library, Crown Street
Darlington, DL1 1ND United Kingdom
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Find the Unicorn

Magical creatures will be hidden around Waterstones Darlington. Can you find them all?

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Free
Waterstones Darlington, 1-3 Cornmill Shopping Centre
Darlington, DL1 1LS United Kingdom
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Build Animal Houses

Build a little home for critters to call their own at Waterstones Darlington.

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Free
Waterstones Darlington, 1-3 Cornmill Shopping Centre
Darlington, DL1 1LS United Kingdom
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Princess Party

Join Cinderella, Beauty and Princess Snow and learn how to be a little princes just like them!

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£5
Cockerton Library, Woodland Road
Darlington, DL3 9AA United Kingdom
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RSC Live: Measure for Measure

When a young novice nun is compromised by a corrupt official, who offers to save her brother from execution in return for sex, she has no idea where to turn for help.

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VUE Darlington, Darlington, DL1 5RD United Kingdom
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Sun Records: The Concert

Revisit the blessed recording studio where the distinctive sound we know and love today was crafted from gospel, blues, hillbilly, country, boogie and western swing by musical visionary Sam Phillips.

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£25
Darlington Hippodrome, Parkgate
Darlington, DL1 1RR United Kingdom
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Sam Avery & Hayley Ellis

Work in progress shows from Sam Avery and Hayley Ellis as part of Darlington Comedy Festival.

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£5
The Old English Gentleman, 99 Bondgate
Darlington, DL3 7JY United Kingdom
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The Maze

Live music from The Maze.

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Free
The Quakerhouse, 2-3 Mechanics Yard
Darlington, DL3 7QF United Kingdom
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Farmyard Flyer

Come along and meet the animals and the Farmyard Flyer team when they visit Head of Steam.

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Head of Steam, North Road Station
Darlington, DL3 6ST United Kingdom
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The Gruffalo Walk

Join Darlington Libraries for an interactive walk exploring the deep dark woods with storytelling and rhymes to celebrate 20 years of “The Gruffalo”.

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Free
South Park, Darlington, DL1 5TD United Kingdom
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LEGO Club for Home Educated Children

A LEGO Club at Crown Street Library for children who are home-educated.

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Crown Street Library, Crown Street
Darlington, DL1 1ND United Kingdom
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Stop Animation Workshops

Learn how to plan and film your very own stop animation films using a variety of tools from modelling clay and LEGO through to using popular toy figures.

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£3.50
Crown Street Library, Crown Street
Darlington, DL1 1ND United Kingdom
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Pease Pudding Market

Throughout the summer, Darlington Markets will be holding an evening market featuring award-winning food vendors.

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Darlington Covered Market, Horse Market
Darlington, DL1 5PN United Kingdom
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Lust for Life Drawing Session 28.0

Lust for Life Drawing is flying the flag for their latest session with a female model draped in various coloured flags.

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£4
Prego Cafe & Wine Bar, 16 Grange Road
Darlington, DL1 4NG United Kingdom
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Dan Burnett

Live music from Dan Burnett.

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Free
Vesuvio Wines, 3A Houndgate
Darlington, DL1 5RL United Kingdom
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The Gondoliers

The National Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company returns with a sparkling new production of The Gondoliers.

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£34.50
Darlington Hippodrome, Parkgate
Darlington, DL1 1RR United Kingdom
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Battle of the Bands

Llovers presents a Battle of the Bands every Thursday at Avalon.

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Free
Avalon, 8 Blackwellgate
Darlington, DL1 5HL United Kingdom
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Planetarium Dome

Watch the sun set and see the stars appear and discover patterns in the sky inside the Planeterium Dome.

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£5
Crown Street Library, Crown Street
Darlington, DL1 1ND United Kingdom
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Planetarium Dome

Watch the sun set and see the stars appear and discover patterns in the sky inside the Planeterium Dome.

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£5
Crown Street Library, Crown Street
Darlington, DL1 1ND United Kingdom
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Sequin A Mermaid

Colour and add sparkles to your own mermaid picture.

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Free
Waterstones Darlington, 1-3 Cornmill Shopping Centre
Darlington, DL1 1LS United Kingdom
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Planetarium Dome

Take one giant leap into the Planetarium Dome to look to the stars and discover more about the science of space.

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£5
Crown Street Library, Crown Street
Darlington, DL1 1ND United Kingdom
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Pease Pudding Market

Throughout the summer, Darlington Markets will be holding an evening market featuring award-winning food vendors.

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Darlington Covered Market, Horse Market
Darlington, DL1 5PN United Kingdom
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ManClub Darlington

These sessions are only open to men suffering from depression and other mental health issues.

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Free
Friends Meeting House, 6 Skinnergate
Darlington, DL3 7NB United Kingdom
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Jess Glynne

Raised in Muswell Hill, London, Jess Glynne rose to fame when she scored not one, but two No.1 singles as a featured artist on Clean Bandit’s Rather Be and Route’s 94 My Love in 2014.

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£44
Darlington Arena, Neasham Road
Darlington, DL2 1DL United Kingdom
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The Moondogs

Live music from The Moondogs.

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£4
Harrowgate Club and Institute Ltd, Salters Lane North
Darlington, DL1 3DT United Kingdom
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The Pirates of Penzance

The Pirates of Penzance is one of the most enduringly popular of Gilbert and Sullivan's great comic creations full of memorable melodies you will be humming all the way home.

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£34.50
Darlington Hippodrome, Parkgate
Darlington, DL1 1RR United Kingdom
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