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Creative iD Art Exhibition

The Station, Richmond in North Yorks

Creative iD Art Exhibition arrives at The Station in May to showcase the work of some of the very finest artists of Yorkshire, offering you the ...

Amadeus by Peter Shaffer

Little Theatre, Gateshead

Jealousy, despair and divine love.. Shaffer combines fiction and history to detail the final years of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Told through court ...

The Searchers: John Mcnally, Frank Allen, Spencer James, Scott Ottaway

Civic Theatre, Darlington

The Searchers’ remarkable career continues with such classic hits as Sweets For My Sweet; Needles and Pins; Don’t Throw Your Love Away, Sugar and ...

The Stars of Strictly Come Dancing: Featuring Pasha Kovalev and Katya Virshilas

Civic Theatre, Darlington

Pasha and Katya, along with their stunning dancers, bring you their spectacular brand new Ballroom and Latin show.

It is a carnival of music, ...

WI Meeting in Ingleby Barwick

Beckfields Community Centre, Ingleby Barwick

BELLY DANCING The Barwick Belles W.I. are an Ingleby based group for women of all ages. We meet at Beckfields Community Centre on the third Wednesday of each month at 7.15pm. This Wednesday we are ...
Category: Clubs & Societies
Dates: Apr 23, 2014.   Times: 19:15

Catch 22

Catch 22

Northern Stage, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Explosive, subversive, wild and funny, after 50 years the strength of Joseph Heller’s story is undiminished. Northern Stage is proud to produce the first UK touring production of Heller’s ...

Category: Theatre
Dates: Apr 21, 2014 until May 10, 2014.   Times: 19:30

Face To Face: Portraits Past and Present

Face To Face: Portraits Past and Present

Art Gallery, Hartlepool

The exhibition features more than 30 portraits in a variety of media including oils, charcoal, pencil and pastel, highlighting the rich history of Hartlepool and the Tees Valley and the people who ...

Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Apr 21, 2014 until May 31, 2014.   Times: 10:00

Marty Scott

Garrick Hotel, Stockton

Live music ...
Category: Music - Rock & Pop
Dates: Apr 23, 2014.   Times: 15:00

Dean James

Billingham TU Club, Billingham

Live music ...
Category: Music - Rock & Pop
Dates: Apr 23, 2014.   Times: 19:45

Planet Circus

Yarm Road, (next to The Old Farm, House Pub), Darlington

Britain's favourite family circus bring their brand new 2014 super show to Darlington. With the legendary The Thunderball Riders, Gordon the world’s fastest juggler, Duo Stratosphere, the high ...
Category: Fireworks, Festivals & Outdoors
Dates: Apr 23, 2014 until Apr 27, 2014.   Times: 17:00

North Yorkshire Schools Art Project inspired by the work of Yinka Shonibare

North Yorkshire Schools Art Project inspired by the work of Yinka Shonibare

Rural Arts, The Courthouse, Thirsk

Yinka Shonibare MBE (RA) has become well known for his exploration of colonialism and post-colonialism within the contemporary context of globalisation through colourful, vibrant and witty ...

Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Apr 10, 2014 until May 5, 2014.   Times: 10:00-16:30

Peace talks

Friends' Meeting House, Darlington

Bruce Kent, from the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament, will give a talk ...
Category: Talks, Meetings & Business
Dates: Apr 23, 2014.   Times: 19:00

The Forum Soul Club Northern Soul Oldies Night

The Forum Soul Club Northern Soul Oldies Night

The Forum Music Centre, Darlington

Northern Soul Night with 3 DJ's playing quality Northern Soul ...

Category: Music - Other
Dates: Apr 23, 2014.   Times: 19:00

World Book Night

Baker Street Kitchen, Middlesbrough

Celebrate World Book Night with Middlesbrough Libraries and poet Mark Robinson at the Baker Street Kitchen, Middlesbrough. Free entry plus free book while stocks last. ...
Category: Talks, Meetings & Business
Dates: Apr 23, 2014.   Times: 19:00-21:00

My Teesside by Paul Bradley

Heritage Gallery, Cargo Fleet Lane, Middlesbrough

Paul says: “My exhibition is about Teesside as seen through my eyes. For me, Teesside is not the stereotypical grey, industrialised place we hear about so often. Instead, it’s a dynamic and ...
Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Apr 17, 2014 until May 16, 2014.   Times: 10:00

Art workshops

The Lodge, Blackhill & Consett Park, Consett

for children aged eight years and over. Workshops include Stained Glass where children can make sun-catchers on Tuesday 8th, 15th and 22nd April. Two Circus Skills Workshops will take place on ...
Category: Kids
Dates: Apr 8, 2014 until Apr 24, 2014.   Times: 10:00

Durham and Beyond

Durham World Heritage Site Visitor Centre, Durham

Art Exhibition ...
Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Apr 3, 2014 until Apr 30, 2014.   Times: 09:30-17:00

Jon Booth and Brenda Wright, paintings, etchings and ceramics

Jon Booth and Brenda Wright, paintings, etchings and ceramics

Zillah Bell Gallery, Thirsk

A joint show featuring local artist Jon Booth and Brenda Wright. Jon Booth creates delicate, architecturally inspired etchings and watercolours, sites of exploration including familiar Yorkshire ...

Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Apr 12, 2014 until May 3, 2014.   Times: 10:00

Gruffalo comes to the forest

Gruffalo comes to the forest

Dalby Forest, Pickering

come and celebrate the Gruffalo's 15th birthday, there is a trail in the woods for children to search for the character. On until ...

Category: Fireworks, Festivals & Outdoors
Dates: Apr 11, 2014 until Sep 2, 2014.   Times: 10:00

Vetrans Cafe

Age UK Darlington, Bradbury House, Darlington

Veterans Cafe held every Wednesday A chance to meet up with fellow veterans of our Armed Forces and enjoy some company and conversation. ...
Category: Clubs & Societies
Dates: Apr 2, 2014 until Dec 17, 2014.   Times: 10:00-12:00

Art Group

Age UK Darlington, Bradbury House, Darlington

Weekly Art Group held in the Community Centre in Middleton St George every Wednesday A chance to bring out your creative side with others who have a passion for Art Why not give it a try ...
Category: Clubs & Societies
Dates: Apr 2, 2014 until Dec 17, 2014.   Times: 09:30-11:30

Day Care

Age UK Darlington, Bradbury House, Darlington

Day care sessions available Monday to Saturday both full and half days a chance to try something new and enjoy some company and try your hand at our varied activities Day respite care is also ...
Category: Clubs & Societies
Dates: Apr 1, 2014 until Dec 23, 2014.   Times: 09:00-16:00

World Book night with Kate Fox

World Book night with Kate Fox

Central Library, Stockton

an evening of stand-up comedy and ...

Category: Theatre
Dates: Apr 23, 2014.   Times: 19:00-21:00

Near Here

Baltic Centre, Gateshead

exhibition by Swedish artist Nina Canell, she questions the limits of sculpture, giving substance to the intangible and lightness to the physical. ...
Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Apr 18, 2014 until Jul 20, 2014.   Times: 10:00

Freepass

Freepass

Head of Steam, Railway Museum, Darlington

textile and media based exhibition by artist Catherine Howard. The exhibition explores railway heritage and journeys travelled on the railways from Darlington to countryside destinations around Great ...

Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Apr 8, 2014 until Jul 27, 2014.   Times: 10:00

Veterans Cafe

Age UK Darlington, Bradbury House, Darlington

held every Wednesday 10.00 until 12.00 a chance to meet and catch up with veterans of our armed forces ...
Category: Charity Groups
Dates: Apr 2, 2014 until Dec 24, 2014.   Times: 10:00-12:00

Treasures of Widdybank Fell

Cow Green car park, Barnard Castle

Guided walk looking at birds, plants and other interesting features along the nature trail at Cow Green Reservoir. Free, donations welcome. Booking essential ...
Category: Fireworks, Festivals & Outdoors
Dates: Apr 23, 2014.   Times: 14:00-17:00

Artwave North - Spring Exhibition

The Bridge Centre for Visual Arts, Darlington

Artwave North is exhibiting their recent work - a range of paintings, collages, feltwork and ceramics. ...
Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Mar 28, 2014 until May 26, 2014.   Times: 10:00

Damn Braces: Bless Relaxes

Damn Braces: Bless Relaxes

mima, Middlesbrough

With works ranging from John Constable to Paul Nash, this exhibition represents scenes of the English east coast from the past 200 years. Artworks consider the influence of technology and local art ...

Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Apr 11, 2014 until Jun 27, 2014.   Times: 10:00

The Short Story

The Short Story

Town Hall, Bishop Auckland

Avril Joy, winner of the 2014 Costa Short Story Prize and novelist, and short story writer Wendy Robertson will offer a second series of Back to Basics Workshops for writers wishing to hone their ...

Category: Classes, Courses & Workshops
Dates: Apr 2, 2014 until Apr 23, 2014.   Times: 14:00-16:00

Traces and Revelations

Traces and Revelations

Oriental Museum, Durham

An exhibition of paintings by internationally renowned, pioneering Palestinian artists, Hazem Harb and Mohammed Joha. Over the past 10 years, Hazem Harb and Mohammed Joha’s concepts and ideas ...

Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Apr 4, 2014 until Oct 5, 2014.   Times: 10:00-17:00

Shifting sands

Shifting sands

Oriental Museum, Durham

This is an exhibition of rare and beautiful photographs from Sudan taken by the anthropologist Ian Cunnison. It tells a story of migration, everyday lives and inter-ethnic relationships in late ...

Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Apr 4, 2014 until Oct 5, 2014.   Times: 10:00-17:00

Darlington Society of Arts

Darlington Building Society, Darlington

exhibition by Lynne Burton, John Young and Gerald White ...
Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Mar 28, 2014 until May 27, 2014.   Times: 09:00

Art and Yorkshire: From Turner to Hockney

Art and Yorkshire: From Turner to Hockney

The Mercer Art Gallery,, Harrogate

Art and Yorkshire: From Turner to Hockney celebrates the county of Yorkshire and its people through the art it has inspired and the artists it has produced. Over 100 paintings, photographs and ...

Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Apr 12, 2014 until Jul 11, 2014.   Times: 10:00-17:00, 14:00-16:00

Tanya Axford/Paul Merrick

Workplace Gallery, The Old Post Office, Gateshead

two parallel solo exhibitions ...
Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Mar 29, 2014 until May 17, 2014.   Times: 10:00

Chocolate spectacular

Chocolate spectacular

Chocolate Story, York

watch York's Chocolate Story team of chocolatiers create Easter eggs and join in on their Easter egg hunt and ...

Category: Kids
Dates: Apr 5, 2014 until Apr 27, 2014.   Times: 10:00

Landscapes for a Dark Summer

Inspired By Gallery, Danby

Renowned landscape artist Peter Hicks presents a major exhibition of striking new work, depicting rich, moody scenes of the Moors and northern England. ...
Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Apr 4, 2014 until May 11, 2014.   Times: 10:00

Drawing on Much Ado

Drawing on Much Ado

Queen's Hall Arts Centre, Hexham

Kim Lewis and Cathy Duncan were artists in residence for Demi-Paradise Productions during the making of Shakespeare’s ‘Much Ado About Nothing’ staged at Lancaster Castle in Spring 2012. They ...

Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Apr 12, 2014 until May 24, 2014.   Times: 10:00

Honey, mein Liebchen

Honey, mein Liebchen

Queen's Hall Arts Centre, Hexham

Claudia Sacher is a visual artist from Essen, Germany, who lives and works in Northumberland. She writes texts that are illustrated through installations involving drawings, performances and video. ...

Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Apr 12, 2014 until May 24, 2014.   Times: 10:00

The Aesthetica Art Prize

The Aesthetica Art Prize

St Mary's Lodge, Museum Gardens, York

Showcasing the work of the shortlisted right artists from around the world. ...

Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Apr 4, 2014 until Jun 22, 2014.   Times: 10:00

Meet the Curator - Minerals and Crystals

Meet the Curator - Minerals and Crystals

Killhope - The North Of England Lead Mining Museum, Weardale

Meet the Curator. 2.30pm A talk and interactive session on Minerals and Crystals. Part of the International Year of Crystallography. Talk will cover the range of minerals in the collection, ...

Category: Talks, Meetings & Business
Dates: Apr 23, 2014.   Times: 14:30-15:30

20th Century Boy

20th Century Boy

Empire, Sunderland

This brand new musical, inspired by the life of rock legend Marc Bolan, explodes onto stage nearly 40 years after the star’s tragic death. Featuring some of the greatest pop songs ever written, 20th ...

Category: Theatre
Dates: Apr 19, 2014 until Apr 24, 2014.   Times: 19:30

Hot Flush

Hot Flush

Empire, Sunderland

Starring Lesley Joseph After five sell out UK tours, Hot Flush! returns... Meet Myra, Sylvia, Helen and Jessica in this hilarious show. Share in the friendships, the secrets, the tears, the ...

Category: Theatre
Dates: Apr 23, 2014.   Times: 19:30

Real Live Girls

Theatre Royal, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

A good-natured expose of the not-so-glamorous business we call 'show'. Backbiting, bitching and backstage madness make for hilarious antics in this light-hearted story of fame, jeal-ousy, pride and ...
Category: Theatre
Dates: Apr 23, 2014 until Apr 26, 2014.   Times: 19:30

Pygmalion

Pygmalion

Theatre Royal, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

A major revival of one of the best-loved plays of the 20th Century. Alistair McGowan leads an established company of actors in a centenary year production of Shaw’s enduring masterpiece directed by ...

Category: Theatre
Dates: Apr 22, 2014 until Apr 26, 2014.   Times: 14:00, 19:30

Monday's Child

Monday's Child

Theatre Royal, York

Monday’s Child tells a simple poetic story of the unique bond between a grandmother and a child. We share the delights and surprises of the respective stages of their lives: discoveries, memories, ...

Category: Theatre
Dates: Apr 22, 2014 until Jun 10, 2014.   Times: 11:00, 13:30

Under Milk Wood

Under Milk Wood

Theatre Royal, York

Under Milk Wood is a work of genius; ripe with vitality, rich in humour and populated by sublime, eccentric, enchanting characters. Come to Llareggub, a small Welsh town by the sea. Meet blind ...

Category: Theatre
Dates: Apr 22, 2014 until Apr 26, 2014.   Times: 19:30

God's Bridge

The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle

Lead artist Tania Kovats has mentored 10 professional artists to create work in response to God’s Bridge, a limestone formation spanning the River Greta, high in the Pennines. This exhibition is an ...
Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Apr 5, 2014 until Jul 6, 2014.   Times: 10:00-17:00

The Jack Reading Bequest

Town Hall, Bishop Auckland

This exhibition from the Jack Reading Bequest features the work of Tom McGuinness, a Bevan Boy who spent his life working in the mines. A talented and prolific artist, Tom worked in a variety of ...
Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Apr 7, 2014 until Apr 25, 2014.   Times: 10:00-16:00

Myths, Memories & Mysteries: How artists respond to the past

The World According to Bede, Jarrow

includes work from artists as far a field as Greece ...
Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Mar 18, 2014 until Jun 17, 2014.   Times: 10:00

Dracula Die Laughing

Westovian Theatre, South Shields

a show that bites the comedy jugular ...
Category: Theatre
Dates: Apr 22, 2014 until Apr 23, 2014.   Times: 19:30

British Wildlife Photography Awards exhibition

British Wildlife Photography Awards exhibition

Nunnington Hall, Helmsley

The Awards were created to celebrate the talents of both amateur and professional photographers, while simultaneously highlighting the great wealth of British natural history. With twelve separate ...

Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Mar 15, 2014 until May 11, 2014.   Times: 11:00-17:00

Comedy House - Danny Sutcliffe, John Scott & Gary Delaney

The Customs House, South Shields

It’s time to laugh your socks off at The Customs House’s new comedy night, Comedy House. Each month we’ll bring you some of the UK’s top comedians as well as the best in local talent! ...
Category: Theatre
Dates: Apr 23, 2014.   Times: 20:00

Here Right Now

The Customs House, South Shields

A song and dance celebration of the very best of musical theatre! A night of music from Ghost the musical (the Group's November musical), The Bodyguard, Mary Poppins, Charlie & the Chocolate Factory, ...
Category: Theatre
Dates: Apr 21, 2014 until Apr 24, 2014.   Times: 19:00

Incognito

Incognito

Live Theatre, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Princeton, New Jersey. 1955. Thomas Stoltz Harvey performs the autopsy of the recently deceased Albert Einstein. And then steals his brain. Bath, England. 1953. Henry undergoes pioneering brain ...

Category: Theatre
Dates: Apr 22, 2014 until May 3, 2014.   Times: 19:30

Capital of the North exhibition

Yorkshire Museum, York

Featuring some of the most prestigious and significant medieval objects ever found in Britain and exploring the lives of some of the most powerful people of the period, this new exhibition will tell ...
Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Mar 13, 2014 until Oct 31, 2014.   Times: 10:00

Young Curators exhibition

Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal, Ripon

Ceramic and glass work made by young people involved in the Young Curators project. Encouraging younger generations to engage with local heritage and learn about historical crafts ...
Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Apr 7, 2014 until Apr 27, 2014.   Times: 10:00

Choose Your Own Documentary

Choose Your Own Documentary

Theatre, Harrogate

A found diary, a film crew and an incredible true story. Inspired by the Choose Your Own Adventure books of the 1980s, you determine Nathan’s fate in a unique and compelling interactive experience - ...

Category: Theatre
Dates: Apr 23, 2014.   Times: 19:30

Master Musician : Junlian Evans, piano

The Witham, Barnard Castle

JULIAN EVANS studied at the Royal Northern College of Music, with Maria Curcio in London and Aline Gualino in Germany. In 1984 he won the Dudley International Piano Competition, and made his London ...
Category: Music - Classical & Opera
Dates: Apr 23, 2014.   Times: 19:30

Northallerton Musical Theatre Company

Northallerton Musical Theatre Company

The Forum, Northallerton

(A look back at the past and a look forward to the future) Come along and join us for a lively evening of musical entertainment. There will be all the old favourites from shows we have staged since ...

Category: Music - Other
Dates: Apr 23, 2014 until Apr 26, 2014.   Times: 19:30

366 Days of Kindness - Exhibition

366 Days of Kindness - Exhibition

ARC, Stockton

This exhibition is a story told in words and pictures. This is the story of the year when, prompted by the riots of August 2011, Bernadette Russell committed to be kind to a stranger every day for 366 ...

Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Apr 8, 2014 until May 16, 2014.   Times: 10:00

A Ticket to Teesdale: Remembering the 'Barney Line

A Ticket to Teesdale: Remembering the 'Barney Line

Head of Steam, Railway Museum, Darlington

‘A Ticket to Teesdale’: Remembering the 'Barney Line' is the latest display by the North Eastern Railway Association (NERA). The exhibition is a pictorial journey that marks the 50th Anniversary ...

Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Mar 7, 2014 until May 31, 2014.   Times: 11:00-15:30

An evening with Gervase Phinn

An evening with Gervase Phinn

Gala, Durham

The author, radio and TV personality and master raconteur returns to Gala to delight audiences with his hilarious and heart-warming tales of his time as a schools inspector in the Northern dales. He ...

Category: Theatre
Dates: Apr 23, 2014.   Times: 19:30

It's All About You! - Workshop for Women

It's All About You! - Workshop for Women

Stockton Baptist Tabernacle, Stockton

An inspirational 1 day workshop especially designed for women. Learn how to boost your self confidence, improve your self esteem, cope with stress & learn some wonderful relaxation techniques. The ...

Category: Classes, Courses & Workshops
Dates: Apr 23, 2014.   Times: 09:30-14:30

It's All About You! - Workshop for Women

It's All About You! - Workshop for Women

Stockton Baptist Tabernacle, Stockton

An inspirational 1 day workshop especially designed for women. Learn how to boost your self confidence, improve your self esteem, cope with stress & learn some wonderful relaxation techniques. The ...

Category: Classes, Courses & Workshops
Dates: Apr 23, 2014.   Times: 09:30-14:30

It's All About You! - Workshop for Women

Stockton Baptist Tabernacle, Stockton

An inspirational one day workshop especially designed for women. Learn how to boost your self confidence, improve your self esteem, cope with stress & learn some wonderful relaxation techniques. Your ...
Category: Classes, Courses & Workshops
Dates: Apr 23, 2014.   Times: 09:30-14:30

Manet - The Execution of Maximilian

Manet - The Execution of Maximilian

The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle

A much loved work from the National Gallery Collection - Edouard Manet’s The Execution of Maximilian comes to The Bowes Museum as the first painting in the three-year Masterpiece Tour; part of the ...

Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Mar 22, 2014 until May 18, 2014.   Times: 10:00, 10:00

Stockton Rambling Club

Stockton Rambling Club

The Blue Bell, Acklam

Up to six ...

Category: Walks
Dates: Apr 23, 2014.   Times: 19:00

Lucky Jim

Lucky Jim

Baltic Centre, Gateshead

The oval paintings of Simon Bill draw upon a very wide variety of sources, from philosophy to heavy metal, art history to cookery, Art Deco to neuroscience. Characterised mainly by their abrupt ...

Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Mar 14, 2014 until Jun 1, 2014.   Times: 10:00

O2 Touch Darlington

O2 Touch Darlington

Darlington RFC, Blackwell Meadows, Darlington

A fun, fast, easy to pick up, non-contact version of rugby that is suitable for everyone! Men and women together it's a sport that has its focus on enjoyment! Why not come along and try it? And as a ...

Category: Sport & Fitness
Dates: Apr 2, 2014 until Jun 11, 2014.   Times: 18:30-20:00

Duty Calls: Castle Howard in Time of War

Duty Calls: Castle Howard in Time of War

Castle Howard, Castle Howard

explore the stories of castle Howard, the family and tenants in time of war in this exhibition in the ...

Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Mar 22, 2014 until Nov 2, 2014.   Times: 11:00-16:00

Lorna Simpson

Lorna Simpson

Baltic Centre, Gateshead

the first retrospective in Europe of Lorna Simpson (born Brooklyn, New York in 1960). Simpson’s work links photography, text, video and archival material. Emphasising a conceptual and performative ...

Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Mar 21, 2014 until Jun 22, 2014.   Times: 10:00

Beginners/Intermediate line dancing class

Thornborough Hall, Leyburn

friendly group, everyone welcome ...
Category: Classes, Courses & Workshops
Dates: Feb 5, 2014 until Sep 24, 2014.   Times: 10:30-11:30

Magic Worlds

Magic Worlds

Great North Museum: Hancock, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

The exhibition will delve into the captivating world of magic, inviting visitors to immerse themselves in the imaginary and fantastical realms of witches, wizards, fairies, elves, dragons, magicians ...

Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Mar 22, 2014 until Jun 22, 2014.   Times: 10:00

Chris Blade - The Arctic Circle

Chris Blade - The Arctic Circle

National Glass Centre, Sunderland

New photographic work by Chris Blade, inspired by an artists’ residency in Svalbard, a mountainous Arctic archipelago, just 10 degrees from the North Pole. The work explores the artist’s response ...

Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Mar 8, 2014 until Apr 27, 2014.   Times: 10:00

The Mechanics of Optometry

The Mechanics of Optometry

National Glass Centre, Sunderland

Explore the weird and wonderful world of optometry through the decades, in this exhibition of items from The College of Optometrists collection. View the tools of the trade from rules and face ...

Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Mar 1, 2014 until May 12, 2014.   Times: 10:00

Royals: Then and Now

Royals: Then and Now

Beningbrough Hall and Gardens, York

New contemporary royal portraits to add to the historic collection. Including photographs from Mario Testino, prints from Andy Warhol and this oil on canvas of HRH Prince William, Duke of Cambridge; ...

Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Mar 1, 2014 until Nov 2, 2014.   Times: 12:00-17:00

Turner and Constable: Sketching from Nature

Turner and Constable: Sketching from Nature

Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

In the late 18th and early 19th centuries, artists including JMW Turner and John Constable took their canvases outdoors and began drawing and painting landscapes in the open air, instead of in their ...

Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Mar 1, 2014 until Jun 29, 2014.   Times: 10:00

I, Elizabeth

I, Elizabeth

Georgian Theatre Royal, Richmond in North Yorks

1568: At a vital crossroads in history a young queen steps from the shadows to unburden herself of her many troubles and reveal her innermost thoughts on marriage, succession, religion, war, and the ...

Category: Theatre
Dates: Apr 23, 2014.   Times: 19:30

Country Market

Parish Hall Barnard Castle, Barnard Castle

Opportunity to buy traditional, handmade cakes and biscuits; jams; jewellery and crafts. Each Wednesday 10am to 12 noon ...
Category: Festival, Markets & Fetes
Dates: Feb 19, 2014 until Nov 12, 2014.   Times: 10:00-12:00

The Magic of Masks and Puppets

The Magic of Masks and Puppets

Museum of Hartlepool, Hartlepool

Featuring exhibits from the renowned Scottish Mask and Puppet Centre, it chronicles the history of masks and puppets and shows their contemporary relevance through their use in the theatre, film and ...

Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Feb 15, 2014 until Apr 27, 2014.   Times: 10:00

Free Multi-Sensory Toddler Sessions

Free Multi-Sensory Toddler Sessions

Wear Mencap, Great Lumley Methodist Church, Great Lumley

16 Weeks of FREE 1 hour multi-sensory sessions for children with disabilities. 9.30-10.30am, 10-11.30am, 11.30-12.30pm, every Wednesday except the last in the Month. Sessions include sensory ...

Category: Classes, Courses & Workshops
Dates: Feb 5, 2014 until Jul 9, 2014.   Times: 09:30-12:30

The Louisa Lagoon Adventure Play

The Louisa Lagoon Adventure Play

The Louisa Centre, Stanley

The Louisa Lagoon is a giant four-level play frame jam packed with fun for children aged 5 years + (up to height 4"9). There’s slippery slides, dizzy discs, rope climbs, climbing walls, splat pads ...

Category: Kids
Dates: Feb 3, 2014 until Sep 30, 2014.   Times: 08:00-19:30

WillyNillie Arts and Craft Sessions

WillyNillie Arts and Craft Sessions

WillyNillie CIC, Chester-le-Street

WillyNillie is a non for profit art hub in Chester-le-Street. We provide a range of creative projects, art sessions and exhibition space for our community, everyone is welcome. Our weekly programme ...

Category: Classes, Courses & Workshops
Dates: Feb 3, 2014 until Oct 6, 2014.   Times: 18:00-20:00

Yoga for Sports Lovers

Yoga for Sports Lovers

Home, Darlington

Private classes dedicated for sports people who wish to increase their range of movement, strength and performance. These classes will target the issues that you want to work with in a sustainable, ...

Category: Sport & Fitness
Dates: Feb 3, 2014 until Jul 4, 2014.   Times: 10:00-11:30

Yoga classes to calm the mind

Yoga classes to calm the mind

Home, Darlington

Private and small yoga classes held in a homely environment. Gentle, relaxing yet strengthening, these classes give you personal attention and permission to start from where you are. I work ...

Category: Classes, Courses & Workshops
Dates: Feb 3, 2014 until Jul 4, 2014.   Times: All day event.

Kern Morris

Old Elvet Methodist Church Hall, Durham

Cotswold and Border morris dancing for men and women, dancers and musicians welcome ...
Category: Clubs & Societies
Dates: Feb 5, 2014 until Sep 24, 2014.   Times: 20:00-22:00

Social Circuits

Sherburn Leisure Centre, Sherburn

Exercise class for over 50;s. Suitable for GP referrals or anyone over the age of 50 who is looking to improve their health and well being. Class can be adapted for all fitness levels. Well qualified ...
Category: Sport & Fitness
Dates: Feb 19, 2014 until May 9, 2014.   Times: 11:00-12:00

Soft Play Area

Soft Play Area

The Dolphin Centre, Darlington

'Under the Sea' soft play area with interactive features, offering activity for children up to the age of 10. Separate area for young children and babies. Additional play area with sensory ...

Category: Kids
Dates: Feb 3, 2014 until Dec 23, 2014.   Times: 10:00-18:00

St George's Day

St George's Day

Market Cross, Darlington

Darlington will celebrate St .George's day from the Market Cross from 12 noon.The library dragon mascot Defor will hand out roses to members of the public whilst a toast will be made by the Town ...

Category: Fireworks, Festivals & Outdoors
Dates: Apr 23, 2014.   Times: 12:00-12:30

Metal: AV Festival 14

Metal: AV Festival 14

mima, Middlesbrough

This AV Festival curated exhibition focuses on the raw material of metal as an agent of global power and financial control, in response to Middlesbrough’s role in the development of a global iron ...

Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Feb 28, 2014 until Apr 24, 2014.   Times: 10:00

Swimming

Swimming

The Dolphin Centre, Darlington

Eight-lane 25m competition standard swimming pool; Training Pool; Interactive Toddler Pool; 1m, 3m and 5m board Diving Pool, 2 Waterslides and an Inflatable. For more information visit ...

Category: Sport & Fitness
Dates: Jan 23, 2014 until Oct 19, 2014.   Times: 06:30-21:00

Home, exhibition by David Mulholland

Home, exhibition by David Mulholland

Kirkleatham Museum, Redcar

Following a hugely successful exhibition at the Dorman Museum in Middlesbrough, the work of local artist David Mulholland is coming even closer to his home. More than fifty thousand people many of ...

Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Jan 25, 2014 until Jun 22, 2014.   Times: 10:00-16:00

Permanent displays

Permanent displays

Great North Museum: Hancock, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Living Planet See a two floor gallery with a life size model of an elephant, a great white shark, a virtual aquarium and a polar bear with hundreds of other creatures from around the world. Touch ...

Category: Arts and Museums
Dates: Jan 17, 2014 until Dec 31, 2014.   Times: 10:00

Hot Flush

Hot Flush

Empire, Sunderland

Starring Lesley Joseph After five sell out UK tours, Hot Flush returns... Meet Myra, Sylvia, Helen and Jessica in this hilarious show. Share in the friendships, the secrets, the tears, the ...

Category: Theatre
Dates: Apr 23, 2014.   Times: 19:30

See How They Run

See How They Run

Civic Theatre, Darlington

Like nothing you’ve ever seen before! This wonderfully funny and much loved farce is brought to life on stage once again – this time with a difference. It still features hilarious comic ...

Category: Theatre
Dates: Apr 22, 2014 until Apr 26, 2014.   Times: 19:30

Pre-pop to Post-human: Collage in the Digital Age

Pre-pop to Post-human: Collage in the Digital Age

Hatton Gallery, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

15 young contemporary artists have been commissioned to produce prints responding to the provocative combinations in Eduardo Paolozzi’s scrapbook-like collages. The artworks demonstrate how ...

Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Jan 25, 2014 until May 17, 2014.   Times: 10:00

Scottish country dancing

Scottish country dancing

St Oswald's Institue, Durham

new dancers welcome, includes tea and ...

Category: Sport & Fitness
Dates: Jan 15, 2014 until Oct 29, 2014.   Times: 19:30

Karate Club

Belmont Community School, Belmont

Children age 4 and over and adults welcome. First lesson free. ...
Category: Sport & Fitness
Dates: Jan 8, 2014 until Sep 24, 2014.   Times: 19:00-20:00

Spectacles

Spectacles

National Glass Centre, Sunderland

Think 20th Century icons. Grace Kelly. Colin Firth. Michael Caine in his signature black spectacles. Audrey Hepburn in the big white glasses that framed her elfin face. Iconic style makers – ...

Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Jan 18, 2014 until May 5, 2014.   Times: 10:00

Markus Karstie and William Cobbing

Markus Karstie and William Cobbing

Hatton Gallery, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Two leading contemporary artists, who both use ceramics as one aspect of their practice, will be showing the results of their year-long residency in Newcastle University’s Fine Art Department. As ...

Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Jan 25, 2014 until May 17, 2014.   Times: 20:00

Bunk!

Bunk!

Hatton Gallery, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Bunk! is a series of prints and collages which are mainly made from magazines given to the artist by American ex-servicemen. They show Eduardo Paolozzi’s fascination with popular culture and ...

Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Jan 25, 2014 until May 17, 2014.   Times: 10:00

Marilyn Monroe: A British Love Affair

Marilyn Monroe: A British Love Affair

Hatton Gallery, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Photographs and magazine covers from 1947 to 1962 celebrate the transformation of the world’s most popular pin-up into an acclaimed actress, highlighting the British photographers and personalities ...

Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Jan 25, 2014 until May 17, 2014.   Times: 10:00

AV Festival 14

AV Festival 14

mima, Middlesbrough

AV Festival 14 explores the raw materials that make up our experience of the world: their origin in the earth and how they are extracted and transformed as part of artistic and industrial processes. ...

Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Mar 1, 2014 until Apr 24, 2014.   Times: 10:00

Art and Optimism in 1950s’ Britain

Art and Optimism in 1950s’ Britain

mima, Middlesbrough

This vibrant exhibition celebrates fine art, design and craft from the 1950s. It includes paintings, posters, design and ceramics representing the optimism felt in Britain despite the economic gloom ...

Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Feb 21, 2014 until Jun 29, 2014.   Times: 10:00

Elizabeth Blackadder: Prints

Elizabeth Blackadder: Prints

University Gallery, Northumbria University, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Born in Falkirk, Elizabeth Blackadder studied at Edinburgh University and Edinburgh College of Art where she also taught until 1986. Although widely known for her oil and watercolour paintings, by ...

Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Apr 4, 2014 until May 23, 2014.   Times: 10:00

Lucy Jones: Looking Out, Looking In

Lucy Jones: Looking Out, Looking In

University Gallery, Northumbria University, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Born in London in 1955, Lucy Jones is a painter of both provocatively disquieting self-portraits and unpeopled landscapes of flaring colours and raw, wild beauty. Her landscape paintings preclude, she ...

Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Apr 4, 2014 until May 23, 2014.   Times: 10:00

Thomas Bewick and His Apprentices

Thomas Bewick and His Apprentices

Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Thomas Bewick is famous for the small-scale wood engravings he and members of his workshop produced, often published as illustrations in books. Less well known are the drawings and paintings also made ...

Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Nov 30, 2013 until Nov 16, 2014.   Times: 10:00

Landscape Photographer of the Year: Lines in the Landscape

Landscape Photographer of the Year: Lines in the Landscape

National Railway Museum, York

The railways have always inspired photography, so it is fitting that we will be showcasing a first of its kind exhibition in our art gallery, drawing together all the winners from the past four years ...

Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Nov 21, 2013 until May 5, 2014.   Times: 10:00

Piloxing

Hummersknott School, Darlington

just turn up and join this highly effective Hollywood training programme that combines pilates, boxing and ballet ...
Category: Sport & Fitness
Dates: Nov 6, 2013 until Dec 17, 2014.   Times: 18:15

Circuit training

Willow Road community centre, Darlington

for men and women of all fitness levels ...
Category: Sport & Fitness
Dates: Nov 6, 2013 until Dec 17, 2014.   Times: 19:00

Pilates

Willow Road community centre, Darlington

suitable for all abilities ...
Category: Sport & Fitness
Dates: Nov 6, 2013 until May 28, 2014.   Times: 09:45

Henry Poole & Co. Founder of Savile Row

Henry Poole & Co. Founder of Savile Row

The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle

an exhibition to celebrate the craft of bespoke tailoring by Savile Row family, Henry Poole & Co. Established in 1806, they launched Savile Row, now the most famous tailoring street in the world. ...

Category: Exhibitions
Dates: Oct 26, 2013 until May 10, 2014.   Times: 10:00


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