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Smile For A Night Variety Show

Mill Volvo Tyne Theatre, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Smile For A Night will be held here on Saturday September 13th in aid of Smile For Life Children’s Charity, and see a whole host of spectacular ...

Antiques Roadshow

Durham Cathedral, Durham

BBC ONE's ever popular Sunday evening programme Antiques Roadshow will be filming for its 37th series at Durham Cathedral. Some of Britain's leading ...

Beyond The Barricade

Civic Theatre, Darlington

Recreating the original West End / Broadway musical hit songs with amazing authenticity, this cast of past principal performers from Les Miserables ...

Michael McIntyre Warm-Up Show

Harrogate Theatre, Harrogate

This is a warm up show for Michael McIntyre's forthcoming arena tour.
Support provided by Paul Tonkinson.
A maximum of 6 tickets per customer. ...

All Shook Up

Customs House, South Shields

Nick Holmes presents a series of paintings and constructions based on a lifelong exploration of the contemporary cultural landscape. Nick's recent work demonstrates a reinvigorated use of genre

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

Address: Mill Dam, South Shields, NE331ES

Civic Hall, Shildon

an evening of flower arranging entitled A Touch of Glass with Christine Ogle

Category: Clubs & Societies
Dates:    Times: 19:30

Address: Civic Hall Square, Shildon, DL41AH

Comrades Club, Richmond in North Yorks

live music

Category: Music - Rock & Pop
Dates:    Times: 20:00

Address: 14 Newbiggin, Richmond in North Yorks, DL104DT

'Variations on a Theme'

NeST Gallery, Barnard Castle

A Watercolour Exhibition @ NeST Gallery Barnard Castle by members of the workshops run by professional artist - Gordon Lamb - @NeST Gallery Barnard Castle and at Edmundbyers Village

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00-16:00

Address: 25 Newgate, Barnard Castle, DL12 8NG

Great North Greats

105 King Street, South Shields

exhibition will feature 5 of the regions celebrated ‘greats’ including inventor Joseph Swan, industrialists William Armstrong and Rachel Parsons as well as sporting legends Harry Clasper and Tanni

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 11:00

Address: South Shields, South Shields, NE33 2RL

Studios and Gallery, Saltburn

exhibition of paintings and original prints by Shirley Fletcher. She observes,jazz bands, people in cafes, markets, she draws life around her.

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 12:00

Address: 30-32 Marske Road, Saltburn, TS12 1QG

Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal, Ripon

Artists Clare Lindley and Sue Dewhurst both focus on landscape in their work, but look to interpret it in two totally different ways. Whilst one uses colour and light to draw on man’s imprint on the rural landscape, the other sees the landscape in a more formalised way, where hills, fields and trees are defined in bold graphics. An exhibition of

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00-17:00

Address: Ripon, Ripon, HG43DY

Bondgate Methodist church hall, Darlington

Enrol for adults' courses in History, Languages, Guitar, Literature.Courses are morning or afternoon in central Darlington. All are welcome for lifelong learning

Category: Classes, Courses & Workshops
Dates:    Times: 10:15-12:00

Address: Bondgate, Darlington, Darlington, DL3 7JJ

The Cottage Meeting Rooms, Methodist Church, Northallerton

We are a small, friendly, informal group who provide mutual support and exchange information whilst enjoying a chat and cup of tea. We welcome anyone living in Northallerton itself and the surrounding areas who have an interest in ME (sufferers, their families and carers). The group meets on a monthly basis in a central Northallerton location.

Category: Charity Groups
Dates:    Times: 13:30-15:30

Address: High Street, Northallerton, DL7 8EG

The Mousetrap

Theatre Royal, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

The Mousetrap is famous around the world for being the longest running show of any kind in the history of British theatre – with over 25,000 performances it’s a play to be proud of. And to

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 19:30

Address: 100 Grey Street, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE16BR

’Save the Day’ with Disney’s Planes 2: Fire and Rescue at MetroCentre Odeon

Odeon Metrocentre, Gateshead

Disney’s highly anticipated new comedy adventure Planes 2: Fire & Rescue is in cinemas now - and to celebrate the release, Disney is giving fans the incredible opportunity to ‘Save The Day’ and

Category: Kids
Dates:    Times: 11:00-22:00

Address: Metrocentre, Gateshead, NE119XZ

Twists and Tails: The Story of Angelina Ballerina

Seven Stories National Centre for Children's Books , Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Brand new exhibition for all the family Perfect your pirouette and prance down to Seven Stories to discover the magical world of Angelina Ballerina. Celebrate Katharine Holabird and Helen Craig’s

Category: Arts and Museums
Dates:    Times: 10:00-16:00

Address: 30 Lime Street, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE1 2PQ

Chapel, Ripon Prison and Police Museum, Ripon

Contemporary artist Louise Marchal pays tribute to nineteenth century sculptor Frances Darlington in a multi-media installation for the chapel of Ripon’s Prison and Police Museum. Noble Bloods commemorates the World War One centenary and will be shown alongside Darlington’s sculpture, the St. George's Police Orphanage World War One Memorial,

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Address: Ripon, Ripon, HG4 1LX

The Sun Inn, Stockton

Gordon is an old friend of Stockton Folk Club. He is a fine singer and a terrific instrumentalist on guitar and flute. His repertoire is mainly traditional but he throws in some good modern songs and he has some wonderful song settings of his own.

Category: Music - Folk
Dates:    Times: 20:15-23:15

Address: Knowles Street, Stockton, TS181SU

Felt Mistress - The Glorious Flock

Sage, Gateshead

Ahead of Gruff Rhys’s appearance on the 6th September, creature-creator Felt Mistress will be exhibiting her work for the first time in the North East. Felt Mistress (real name Louise Evans) has

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

Address: St Mary's Square, Gateshead, NE82JR

Like a Secret Spring in a Well-ordered Machine

Shandy Hall Gallery, Coxwold

Alison Turnbull is a contemporary artist who transforms readymade information - plans, diagrams, blueprints - into abstract paintings.  In her latest exhibition, ‘Like a Secret Spring in a

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 11:00-16:30

Address: Shandy Hall, Coxwold, YO61 4AD

Louise Marchal - Noble Bloods

Ripon Prison and Police Museum, Ripon

Frances Darlington was a Yorkshire sculptor who trained in the 1890’s at the Slade School of Art alongside Gwen and Augustus John. Nearly a century later her great, great niece Louise Marchal, a

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 13:00-16:00

Address: St. Marygate, Ripon, HG4 1LX

Traces of China: material, mystery, memory

Oriental Museum, Durham

An installation engaging with the permanent Chinese ceramic collection in the MacDonald Gallery and working with the notion of traces, ephemerality, and the vitality of the substance of ceramic. In

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00-17:00

Address: Elvet Hill, Durham, DH13TH

METAFIT Stockton on Tees

Grangefield Youth & Community Centre, Stockton

30 minute high intensity body weight

Category: Sport & Fitness
Dates:    Times: 20:00-20:30

Address: Oxbridge Lane, Stockton, TS18 4HY

Darlington Building Society, Darlington

Gena Morton and Bridget Emmerson

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 09:00

Address: Tubwell Row, Darlington, DL1 1NF

Middlesbrough Municipal Golf Centre, Middlesbrough

A talk on the Rosedale railway by Malcolm Bisby on Monday 1st September starting at 8p.m. Come and listen to an interesting talk about this Victorian railway and the associated iron mines.

Category: Clubs & Societies
Dates:    Times: 20:00-22:00

Address: Ladgate Lane, Middlesbrough, TS57YZ

Glory of Rome

Arbeia Roman Fort, South Shields

Some of the best Roman finds in Britain have been discovered in and around the North East. For the first time, they will be brought together and displayed over the summer at Arbeia. The display

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

Address: Baring Street, South Shields, NE332BB

Summer Events at Knaresborough Castle

Knaresborough Castle and Museum, Knaresborough

Pay a visit to Knaresborough Castle this summer for a great day out. With a fabulous summer events programme planned there are activities to suit all ages and abilities. Knaresborough Castle is set in

Category: Kids
Dates:    Times: 11:00-16:00

Address: Castle Yard, Knaresborough, HG5 8AS

A Town at War

Royal Pump Room Museum, Harrogate

Discover the extraordinary stories of ordinary people from the Harrogate area in a new exhibition commemorating The Great War at the Royal Pump Room Museum, Harrogate. Prices: Adult - £3.95

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:30-17:00

Address: Crown Place, Harrogate, HG1 2RY

Inspire Academy Of Performing Arts

Inspire Academy Of Performing Arts, Darlington

Classes in Musical Theatre, Street Dance, Acro, Ballet,Tap, Modern, Jazz, Contemporary, Singing, and Zumba. Examinations available in ISTD, RAD, and IDTA. Wedding Dances, Hen & Stag Parties also

Category: Classes, Courses & Workshops
Dates:    Times: 16:00-21:00

Address: Whessoe Parish Hall, Darlington, DL1 3AA

A World of Whimsy

Nunnington Hall, Helmsley

showcasing some of the best of children’s book illustrators with a focus on the whimsical and nonsensical. Images include work by four artists known for the bright, colourful and stylised worlds

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 11:00-17:00

Address: Nunnington, Helmsley, YO625UY

Keith Vaughan: Figure and Ground

University Gallery, Northumbria University, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

exhibition of drawings, prints and photographs. Keith Vaughan (1912 – 1977) was one of the most celebrated British artists of his generation. A friend of Graham Sutherland in the 1940s he was

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

Address: Sandyford Road, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE18ST

Carnivale

York Dungeon, York

Roll up, roll up for showmanship, spectacle and plenty of scary fun this summer. The York Dungeon presents Carnivàle, our very own sideshow starring a cast of colourful characters ready to amaze

Category: Kids
Dates:    Times: 10:00

Address: 12 Clifford Street, York, YO19RD

Brick City: Lego Architecture

Rheged Centre, Penrith

Play and learn with Lego in a fascinating exhibition that introduces children to world-famous architecture. Children will see examples of some of the most famous buildings in the world re invented by

Category: Kids
Dates:    Times: 10:00-17:00

Address: Redhills, Penrith, CA110DQ

Iron Horse, Newton Aycliffe

Fantastic singer and entertainer from Scotland , Tich is small in stature but huge in voice and has been on the circuit for many years . In fact he will be retiring from touring at the end of this year so this may be your last chance to see him

Category: Music - Folk
Dates:    Times: 20:30-23:15

Address: Emerson Way, Newton Aycliffe, DL5 5HQ

O2 Mixed Touch Rugby

Northern Echo Arena, Darlington

Come and enjoy mixed Touch. There is no tackling, no scrums, no complicated rules, just lots of fun and a seriously enjoyable sport for all. Whether you want to get fit, make friends, have fun, run

Category: Sport & Fitness
Dates:    Times: 18:00-20:00

Address: Neasham Road, Darlington, DL2 1DL

Doris The Dragon

Spa Sun Court, Scarborough

Doris the Dragon Show will delight young children with its imaginative storyline, comical characters, silly slapstick, sing-along-songs, giddy games and loads of audience interaction. The live show

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 14:30

Address: South Bay, Scarborough, YO112HD

Made in Yorkshire

Rural Arts Centre, Thirsk

high-quality art made by Yorkshire artists, inspired by Yorkshire’s beauty and unique charm.

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

Address: Thirsk, Thirsk, YO71QS

1914: When the World Changed Forever

Castle Museum, York

The terror of total war and its revolutionary impact on life around the world will be explored in this major new exhibition marking the centenary of the First World War. From the pre-war golden age

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 09:30-17:00

Address: Eye of York, York, YO19RY

Louise Bourgeois: A Woman Without Secrets

mima, Middlesbrough

mima is delighted to be the first ARTIST ROOMS Associate to show works by the American artist and sculptor Louise Bourgeois this summer. This exhibition will reveal how Bourgeois, working in a variety

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

Address: Centre Square, Middlesbrough, TS12AZ

William Cobbing: Transactions of the Duddo Field Club

mima, Middlesbrough

As Lipman Artist in Residence at Newcastle University, William Cobbing has been developing new works featuring the imprint of letterpress blocks into malleable clay surfaces. Words appear and are then

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

Address: Centre Square, Middlesbrough, TS12AZ

Victorian Childhood

The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle

Offering up a flavour of childhood in the reign of Queen Victoria, this exhibition explores the way in which young lives were lived during this era depending on the social class each was born into.

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

Address: Newgate, Barnard Castle, DL128NP

Shafts of Light: Mining Art in the Great Northern Coalfield

The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle

A salute to a once essential and powerful workforce this exhibition - which features around 70 paintings, including works by renowned mining artists Norman Cornish and Tom McGuinness – vividly

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

Address: Newgate, Barnard Castle, DL128NP

Scales, Claws and Dinosaur ROARS

Seven Stories, National Centre for Children's Books , Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Drop in all day To celebrate 20 years of Paul Stickland’s classic picture book Dinosaur Roar, this summer we have seven dino-floors of fun for visitors to enjoy! Our Creation Station has been

Category: Kids
Dates:    Times: 10:00-16:00

Address: 30 Lime Street, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE1 2PQ

Moving Stories: Children's Books from Page to Screen

Seven Stories, National Centre for Children's Books, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Exhibition open until April 2015 Developed in partnership with National Media Museum in Bradford, this exciting new exhibition will showcase innovative and influential film and television

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00-17:00

Address: 30 Lime Street, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE1 2PQ

Hockney, Printmaker

The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle

Marking the 60th anniversary of David Hockney’s prolific career as a printmaker this exhibition will present over 60 works by the Yorkshire born artist, charting a print career which began in 1954.

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

Address: Newgate, Barnard Castle, DL128NP

Encore School of Dance

Encore Dance Studio, Northallerton

Lots of dance classes at Encore in Northallerton. Classes from 2 years and up. 1st class FREE! Ballet, Tap, Modern, Jazz. Exams taken with the ISTD Call/email for more

Category: Classes, Courses & Workshops
Dates:    Times: 16:00-20:00

Address: 1B Standard Court, Northallerton, DL6 2XH

Body Worlds

Life Science Centre, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

BODY WORLDS is the first exhibition of its kind to inform the visitor about anatomy, physiology, and health by viewing real human bodies. The specimens on display were preserved through Plastination,

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

Address: Times Square, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE14EP

Open for Business

National Railway Museum, York

A major touring photographic exhibition which reveals the untold story of British manufacturing and industry through the lens of some of the world's greatest

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

Address: Leeman Road, York, YO264XJ

Chance Finds Us

mima, Middlesbrough

An artist led project by eight North East based artists who work across drawing, installation, painting and sculpture, who have all adopted systematic strategies in their practice. The artists in this

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

Address: Centre Square, Middlesbrough, TS12AZ

Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal, Ripon

journey along a tale of prosperity, decline and dissolution and hear about the rise and fall of this great Cistercian abbey

Category: Talks, Meetings & Business
Dates:    Times: 11:00, 13:00, 14:30

Address: Ripon, Ripon, HG43DY

The Kings Church Centre, Darlington

For Men and Women who wish to improve their posture, flexibility and core strength. For mixed abilities from the beginner to the more experienced. £4 per class - no need to book.

Category: Sport & Fitness
Dates:    Times: 11:15-12:15

Address: Whessoe Road, Darlington, DL3 0QT

Rural Arts, The Courthouse, Thirsk

Experience art at a different pace curated by Grace Whowell "The Slow philosophy is not about doing everything at a snail's pace. It's about seeking to do everything at the right speed". Carl Honore, author In Praise of Slow. Come and be inspired by the work of six of the UK's leading craft makers, revealing that the process of creating stunning

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00-16:30

Address: Westgate, Thirsk, YO7 1QS

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:    Times: 10:00

Address: Pickering, Pickering, YO187LT

Age UK Darlington, Bradbury House, Darlington

Stroke Club held every monday Open to all who have suffered a Stroke. A chance to gain support and advice and enjoy some company.

Category: Clubs & Societies
Dates:    Times: 10:30-14:00

Address: Beaumont Street West, Darlington, DL15SX

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 available for your loved ones

Category: Clubs & Societies
Dates:    Times: 09:00-16:00

Address: Beaumont Street West, Darlington, DL15SX

Age UK Darlington, Bradbury House, Darlington

If you need help with your computer or ipad or if your struggling with the internet or emails then drop in to our computer drop in group

Category: Clubs & Societies
Dates:    Times: 13:30-15:30

Address: Beaumont Street West, Darlington, DL15SX

Age UK Darlington, Bradbury House, Darlington

A creative writing group a chance to share experiences and chat to others about writing.

Category: Clubs & Societies
Dates:    Times: 10:30-12:00

Address: Beaumont Street West, Darlington, DL15SX

Age UK Darlington, Bradbury House, Darlington

Creative Writing Group a chance to learn more about creative writing and meet new people who enjoy writing.

Category: Clubs & Societies
Dates:    Times: 10:30-12:00, 10:30-12:00

Address: Beaumont Street West, Darlington, DL15SX

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:    Times: 10:00-17:00

Address: Elvet Hill, Durham, DH13TH

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:    Times: 10:00-17:00

Address: Elvet Hill, Durham, DH13TH

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 the extraordinary story of how great swathes of the country were once ruled from within York's walls.

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

Address: Museum Street, York, YO17FR

Karate

Hummersknott School, Darlington

Kids and Adults Karate

Category: Sport & Fitness
Dates:    Times: 17:45-18:45, 19:00-21:00

Address: Edinburgh Drive, Darlington, DL38AR

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:    Times: 11:00-16:00

Address: Castle Howard, Castle Howard, YO607DA

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:    Times: 12:00-17:00

Address: York, York, YO301DD

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:    Times: 08:00-19:30

Address: Front Street, Stanley, DH9 0TE

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:    Times: 10:00-12:00, 18:00-20:00

Address: 156b Front Street, Chester-le-Street, DH3 3AY

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:    Times: 10:00-18:00

Address: Horsemarket, Darlington, DL15RP

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:    Times: 06:30-20:00

Address: Horsemarket, Darlington, DL15RP

Pilates class

The Kings Church Centre, Darlington

for mixed abilities, improve core

Category: Sport & Fitness
Dates:    Times: 11:15

Address: Whessoe Road, Darlington, DL3 0QT

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:    Times: 10:00

Address: New Bridge Street, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE18JA

Lightfoot Centre, Bishop Auckland

The study and development of techniques covering all aspects of photography.

Category: Clubs & Societies
Dates:    Times: 19:30-21:30

Address: Kingsway, Bishop Auckland, Dl14 8XD

Lazy daisy pregnancy classes

Danesmoor House day nursery, Darlington

six week birth preparation class for mums to be covering breathing techniques, active birth movements, birth education and relaxation. These classes take a holistic approach to labour enabling woman

Category: Classes, Courses & Workshops
Dates:    Times: 19:00-20:30

Address: Carmel Road, Darlington, Dl3 8rh

Sacred Heart Catholic Hall, Northallerton

How do you live to achieve the Good Life? Most of us aspire to do so and have learned useful tips for living. This interactive multidisciplinary programme invites particpants to share what they know and engage in conversations around key focus areas, like: friendships and family; town and country; home and gardens; leisure, travel and holidays;

Category: Talks, Meetings & Business
Dates:    Times: 14:00-16:00

Address: 41 Thirsk Road, Northallerton, DL6 1PJ

Willow Road community centre, Darlington

easy to follow - for all abilites

Category: Sport & Fitness
Dates:    Times: 09:45

Address: Willow Road, Darlington, DL36PZ

Holy Trinity community centre, Darlington

designed to tone legs, glutes

Category: Sport & Fitness
Dates:    Times: 18:00-19:00

Address: Pierremont Road, Darlington, DL36DG



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