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Halloween Festival

Northdale, Northallerton

Fun in the Light - 2-6pm - for younger children including a creepy trail, face painting, pumpkin carving, refreshments and bouncy castle. Bbq from 4pm. Scary At Night - 6-9pm - ...

Dusk

ARC, Stockton

It’s Dusk, the time when everything changes. Come with us to celebrate the wide, wild world around you. Nestled together in the heart of a forest, a group of creatures with ...

Murder Mystery Night

Hardwicke Hall Manor Hotel, Hartlepool

Discover Jack the Ripper, the infamous Victorian serial killer. Who were the victims, and who was the man behind these brutal crimes? They say he's back !. Come and join us on this ...

York Musical Theatre Company presents Cole Porter's Anything Goes

Joseph Rowntree Theatre, York

Jump on board the S.S American, with York Musical Theatre Company for Cole Porter's best loved show with songs such as I Get a Kick Out of You, You're the Top and the title song ...

Curious About Harrogate?

Valley Gardens , Harrogate

Discover Harrogate with two self-guided, heritage walks with an optional treasure hunt. Buy or download our booklet containing detailed map of routes and attractions, historic information, and a

Category: Walks
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Valley Gardens , Harrogate, Harrogate, HG28HX

Curious About York?

Starts: York Minster, York

Discover York with two self-guided, heritage walks with an optional treasure hunt. Buy or download our booklet containing detailed map of routes and attractions, historic information, and a series of

Category: Walks
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Starts: York Minster, Deangate, York, YO17HH

The South

Grand Opera House, York

When great British pop institution, The Beautiful South split in 2006, several members of the band weren't ready to let it go. So 2 years later, singers Dave Hemingway and Alison Wheeler, alongside

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 19:30

Location: Grand Opera House, Cumberland Street, York, YO19SW

Les Miserables (Schools edition)

Theatre (Middlesbrough), Middlesbrough

This specially adapted version Les Miserables has an abridged running time of just over two hours. Based on Victor Hugo’s 1862 classic novel, this beloved show is a sweeping, uplifting, epic saga

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 19:15

Location: Theatre (Middlesbrough), The Avenue, Middlesbrough, TS56SA

Newton Aycliffe Youth and Community Centre, Newton Aycliffe

Class Taken by Kay The only dance school providing regular enjoyable performance opportunities across the north east!! What do the classes offer? Age group is toddler upwards. All classes allow your child to socialize with pupils of the same age and learn a practical skill that combines confidence building, co-ordination and performance

Category: Sport & Fitness
Dates:    Times: 17:30-21:30

Location: Newton Aycliffe Youth and Community Centre, Burn Lane, Newton Aycliffe, DL5 4HT

Newton Aycliffe Youth and Community Centre, Newton Aycliffe

Co-ordination, Self Confidance, Self Defence, Respect, Discipline, Fun first class is free , We also offer a free Judo kit with enrolment (worth £40)

Category: Sport & Fitness
Dates:    Times: 15:30-18:45

Location: Newton Aycliffe Youth and Community Centre, Burn Lane, Newton Aycliffe, DL5 4HT

Newton Aycliffe Youth and Community Centre, Newton Aycliffe

Age UK Gentle Exercise to Music for over 50's

Category: Sport & Fitness
Dates:    Times: 11:30-12:30

Location: Newton Aycliffe Youth and Community Centre, Burn Lane, Newton Aycliffe, DL5 4HT

Central Library, Hartlepool

Wendy Robertson, a renowned local author of historical family stories who lives in County Durham, will be talking about her work and reading from her early novel ‘Children of the Storm’, which opens with the Bombardment of Hartlepool. Entry £2.

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

Location: Central Library, York Road, Hartlepool, TS268AS

Carl Hutchinson - Here's Me Show

Hemelvaart Bier Cafe, Bedale

Uniquely stubborn, outright impractical and undeniably hilarious. Geordie comic Carl Hutchinson toured the country last year supporting Chris Ramsey. Now he’s back on the road with a brilliant hour

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 19:00-23:00

Location: Hemelvaart Bier Cafe, The Bridge, Bedale, DL81AN

All Shook Up - EXTENDED UNTIL 31 OCTOBER!

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: 10:00-18:00

Location: Customs House, Mill Dam, South Shields, NE331ES

Further Afield

Bishop Auckland Town Hall, Bishop Auckland

Sue Abel lives in Weardale , exhibits locally and teaches Art for the W.E.A. She is involved in Batik sessions and passing on traditional skills of Rag Rug making. This meant travelling to

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

Location: Bishop Auckland Town Hall, Market Place, Bishop Auckland, DL147NP

Central Library, Hartlepool

A MOMENTOUS journey which saved the remains of some of Britain’s most famous saints and one of the world’s most important books is retraced in a special exhibition in Hartlepool. The Vikings came in the 8th century to plunder and pillage the North-East coast, but in the 9th century they came to conquer as well. Fearing for their lives,

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

Location: Central Library, York Road, Hartlepool, TS268AS

Ryedale Folk Museum, York

an exhibition which is a celebration of colour in textiles. Carol Coleman and Sandra Middleton’s pieces are created in fabrics and threads are their response to colour. Carol Coleman takes images from the natural world. Using her camera and computer she creates unique imagery that is then stitched intensively with a sewing machine, to produce

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

Location: Ryedale Folk Museum, Hutton le Hole, York, YO626UA

Key Centre, Middleham

autumn course the Romans in the North and their legacy in the Dales landscape

Category: Classes, Courses & Workshops
Dates:    Times: 14:00

Location: Key Centre, Middleham, Middleham, DL84RA

Quilting for all Seasons

Inspired By Gallery, Danby

highlights quilted works by the Cleveland Fibre Arts textile

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

Location: Inspired By Gallery, National Park Centre, Danby, YO212NB

Lingering Presence

Inspired By Gallery, Danby

brings together the work of photographer Phil Cornelius, pastel artist Keith Blessed and candle-maker Chris

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

Location: Inspired By Gallery, National Park Centre, Danby, YO212NB

School Run Fitness Camp

Croft Travel, Consett

1 hour fitness session after the school run at 9:30am targeting weight loss, improved fitness, fat loss. For every session you complete we donate £1 to a school of your

Category: Sport & Fitness
Dates:    Times: 09:30-10:30

Location: Croft Travel, Delves Lane, Consett, DH8 9HU

Magdalene Odundo Transition II

National Glass Centre, Sunderland

Magdalene Odundo is known as one of Britain’s leading artists working in ceramics. In recent years she has explored the potential of glass within her artistic practice, culminating with the

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

Location: National Glass Centre, Liberty Way, Sunderland, SR60GL

Parallel Tracks

National Railway Museum, York

For over forty years, artist Andrew Cross has been watching and waiting, recording and filming. In Parallel Tracks, Andrew takes an alternative look at trainspotting. Drawing upon personal

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

Location: National Railway Museum, Leeman Road, York, YO264XJ

Lucky Numbers

Customs House, South Shields

Pat Dunn, from BBC sitcom Hebburn, leads a top North East cast in this award-winning comedy about a forgetful grandmother who challenges her family to ‘buck their ideas up’ before she’ll hand

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 19:30

Location: Customs House, Mill Dam, South Shields, NE331ES

Dressed to Kill - Costumes from Agatha Christie film and TV dramas

The Royal Pump Room Museum, Harrogate

Relive the mystery and intrigue of Agatha Christie's thrillers at Harrogate’s Royal Pump Room Museum. This evocative exhibition brings together a selection of costumes created for film and

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

Location: The Royal Pump Room Museum, Crown Place, Harrogate, HG1 2RY

A Month in the Country

Village Hall, Thornton-le-Beans

Two men, an artist and archaeologist, recently released from the horrors of the trenches, find themselves working side by side in a North Yorkshire village. What they slowly uncover is an ancient

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Village Hall, Thornton, Thornton-le-Beans, DL6 3SL

Darlington College Open Event

Darlington College, Darlington

Come along to our interactive Open Event. Meet tutors, have guided tours of the areas including our new media centre, talk to current students and get information on student support and benefits.

Category: Festival, Markets & Fetes
Dates:    Times: 17:30-19:30

Location: Darlington College, Haughton Road, Darlington, DL1 1DR

Dancercise

Thornley Village Centre, County Durham

Exercise to Music, through different styles of

Category: Classes, Courses & Workshops
Dates:    Times: 09:00-10:00

Location: Thornley Village Centre, High Street, County Durham, DH6 3EL

Peter Andre

Barbican, York

TV and pop icon Peter Andre will be coming to the York Barbican next October. With special guests The Rise and Larissa! His previous three UK tours, including a 2010 and 2012 arena tour, all

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 18:30

Location: Barbican, Paragon Street, York, YO104NT

Heaven Eyes

Queen's Hall Arts Centre, Hexham

Based on the novel by internationally renowned children’s author David Almond (Skellig), Heaven Eyes is a poetic but gritty story about young people trying to find their way in the world.

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 13:15, 19:00

Location: Queen's Hall Arts Centre, Beaumont Street, Hexham, NE463LS

Lichen: A Beauty Exposed

Queen's Hall Arts Centre, Hexham

Photographer Iain Duncan draws us into the colourful and intricate world of lichen on and around Hadrian’s Wall. Displaying, often at great magnification, an eco system which is so easily

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

Location: Queen's Hall Arts Centre, Beaumont Street, Hexham, NE463LS

The World Distributed University of Distance Learning and Remote Experience: Lucy Pawlak

Queen's Hall Arts Centre, Hexham

Lucy Pawlak is an artist who creates playful and surprising work with moving image and live performance. She works with remote and streaming technologies, asking questions about how we live and act

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

Location: Queen's Hall Arts Centre, Beaumont Street, Hexham, NE463LS

Whitley Bay Operatic Society presents Boogie Nights

Playhouse, Whitley Bay

Based around British culture in the 1970s, the decade that taste forgot, “Boogie Nights - The 70s Musical” tells the heart-warming story of Roddy O’Neil, his friends, their lives, loves and

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 19:15

Location: Playhouse, Marine Avenue, Whitley Bay, NE261LZ

Cluff exhibition

Crown Street Library, Darlington

HIS cartoons will be instantly recognisable to readers of The Northern Echo but the man behind the pen has always kept a low profile. Since 1990 John Longstaff, better known to many as Cluff, has

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Crown Street Library, Crown Street, Darlington, DL11ND

BP Portrait Awards Exhibtion

Museum and Winter Gardens, Sunderland

Sunderland is the only place in England outside of the National Portrait Gallery the 55 portraits can be

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Museum and Winter Gardens, Burdon Road, Sunderland, SR11PP

Meditation Classes

Atisha Kadampa mediation Centre, Darlington

These drop in classes are taught by our resident teacher & Buddhist monk Kelsang Dragden. The class included two guided meditations, talk and refreshments. Tuesdays & Thursdays 7.30pm - 9.00pm

Category: Classes, Courses & Workshops
Dates:    Times: 19:30-21:00

Location: Atisha Kadampa mediation Centre, 81 Victoria Road , Darlington, DL1 5JQ

Baby Boogie Woogie

Seven Stories , Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Tuesday 7, 14 & 21 October 10.30am Suitable for Ages 10 months + Go on a musical story adventure and get down with a good old baby boogie woogie! Toddle waddle and dance along to our favourite

Category: Kids
Dates:    Times: 10:30

Location: Seven Stories , Ouseburn Valley , Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE1 2PQ

Across Durham, Durham

TakeOff Festival is a week-long celebration of theatre for children and young people, performed by some of the best theatre-makers in the UK for children. TakeOff Festival takes over the North East with many fantastic events happening across venues and schools, with lots to join in with right here in Durham. On until October 26

Category: Fireworks, Festivals & Outdoors
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Across Durham, Millennium Place, Durham, DH11WA

Mark Steel's In Town

ARC, Stockton

The Mark Steel’s in Town show, based on the Radio 4 series in which Mark writes a show centred around each town, has now been to at least 5 million places. It has a sparkling verdict on humanity

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 20:00

Location: ARC, Dovecot Street, Stockton, TS181LL

Domino Flyer

Harrowgate Hill Club and Institute, Darlington

Knock out Domino competition

Category: Bingo, Games & Quiz Nights
Dates:    Times: 20:00-22:30

Location: Harrowgate Hill Club and Institute, Salters Lane North, Darlington, DL13DT

The Restoration of Nell Gwyn

Theatre Royal, York

Full of humour and bawdy wit, this new comedy transports us into the wanton world of the English Restoration. King Charles 2nd lies ill, Nell Gwyn, his royal whore, once the brightest star of the

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 19:45

Location: Theatre Royal, St Leonard's Place, York, YO17HD

Dimensions Dance

Hummersknott School, Darlington

Dimensions Dance offers dance classes for children aged 2.5 upwards in styles including Ballet, Musical Theatre and Street. Classes are based at Hummersknott Academy, Darlington. More information can

Category: Classes, Courses & Workshops
Dates:    Times: 17:00-21:00

Location: Hummersknott School, Edinburgh Drive, Darlington, DL38AR

The Five & The Prophecy of Prana

Northern Stage, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Five young troublemakers are drawn into a power struggle that has divided a secret group of warriors. Given a chance to redeem themselves in the ensuing battle to restore peace, their action-packed

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 19:30

Location: Northern Stage, Barras Bridge, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE17RH

Darlington Building Society, Darlington

by Julie McLean and Colin Mackenzie

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 09:00

Location: Darlington Building Society, Tubwell Row, Darlington, DL1 1NF

TiNY

Arts Centre, Washington

A teeny weeny show for our very youngest audiences Building on the enormous success of BABBLE comes TiNY, Replay’s new show for babies. Small enough to pop up anywhere, TiNY comes with its own

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 10:00-10:30, 11:00-11:30, 13:00-13:30, 14:00-14:30

Location: Arts Centre, Biddick Lane, Washington, NE388AB

Eric and Little Ern

Mill Volvo Tyne Theatre, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

This affectionate and fantastically funny homage to the greatest comedy double act that Britain has ever seen vividly brings back warm memories of a bygone era. Recreating some of the finest

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 19:30

Location: Mill Volvo Tyne Theatre, Westgate Road, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE14AG

Il Divo: A Musical Affair

MetroRadio Arena, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Following a successful week of concerts at New York’s Marquis Theater on Broadway, Il Divo - the record-breaking classical crossover group who has sold more than 26 million albums worldwide - will

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 19:30

Location: MetroRadio Arena, Arena Way, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE47NA

Northern Ballet present Cinderella

Theatre Royal, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Set in imperial Russia at a time when superstitious people believe in the possibility of magic, Northern Ballet’s new adaptation of this classic fairytale sees heartbreak turn to joy as the

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 19:30

Location: Theatre Royal, 100 Grey Street, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE16BR

Festive Party Nights

Lumley Castle, Durham

We invite you to celebrate with friends, family and work colleagues; and we will make Christmas and New Year 2014 your best yet. URL: Website: http://atnd.it/15113-0 Category: Attractions |

Category: Clubs & Societies
Dates:    Times: 17:00-23:55

Location: Lumley Castle, Chester Le Street, Durham, DH3 4NX

Jane Bown: Portraits of the Beatles

University Gallery, Northumbria University, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Jane Bown has been taking photographs for the Observer for six decades. Working almost exclusively in black and white, she produces astonishingly candid photographs that reveal the private side of her

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

Location: University Gallery, Northumbria University, Sandyford Road, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE18ST

BRITA GRANSTRÖM: The Night Swimmer

University Gallery, Northumbria University, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Brita Granström draws upon her Swedish roots to blur the boundary between observation and imagination, reality and dream. In a narrative sequence that opens with playful domestic studies and bedroom

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

Location: University Gallery, Northumbria University, Sandyford Road, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE18ST

University Gallery, Northumbria University, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Mick Manning and Brita Granström are an award winning author-illustrator double act, sharing both texts and illustrations. They have written and illustrated over 60 books for children. Their most recent publication, The Beatles, launched earlier this year, tells the story of how four cheeky lads from Liverpool, John, Paul, George and Ringo, became

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

Location: University Gallery, Northumbria University, Sandyford Road, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE18ST

FREE Fitcamp

First Step 2 Fitness, Darlington

4 week for FREE fitness, body composition analysis, nutrition

Category: Classes, Courses & Workshops
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: First Step 2 Fitness, Victoria Road, Darlington, DL3 8HY

Brafferton Village Hall, Darlington

Dance, fitness and entertainment in the northwest morris tradition. All ages and levels of fitness welcome to join at any time, and musicians with portable, acoustic instruments.

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

Location: Brafferton Village Hall, Brafferton, Darlington, DL1 3LA

Sam Vickers Photography

Town Hall, Durham

architectural photography exhibition on the Old and Modern buildings in Durham

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 09:00-16:00

Location: Town Hall, Market Place, Durham, DH1 3NJ

Tom Hume Paintings Retrospective

Town Hall, Durham

A wide range of oil paintings - portrait, flora, landscape and abstract.

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 09:00-16:00

Location: Town Hall, market place, Durham, dh1 3nj

Hansel and Gretel : Take Off Festival (5+)

The Witham, Barnard Castle

Hunger gnaws at the stomach like a dog on a bone. If only, if only there were a cake, a cake as big as a house! Sometimes, if you want something badly enough, it might just happen. But getting

Category: Kids
Dates:    Times: 13:15, 18:30

Location: The Witham, 3 Horsemarket, Barnard Castle, DL128LY

Lightfoot Centre, Bishop Auckland

first class free. Please email mhankey@talktalk.net

Category: Sport & Fitness
Dates:    Times: 19:30-21:00

Location: Lightfoot Centre, Bishop Auckland, Bishop Auckland, DL14 7JN

Books for Boys

Palace Green Library, Durham

Heroism, Adventure & Empire at the Dawn of the First World War Books for Boys explores boyhood during the earliest years of the twentieth century and the cultural environment that shaped a

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

Location: Palace Green Library, Palace Green, Durham, DH13RN

Palace Green Library, Durham

Explore the history of bookbinding through a range of incredible books. Discover how books are put together, just how recent the 'ready-bound' book really is, and how vast a range of circumstances can be reflected in a binding. Drawing mainly from Palace Green Library's collections, the exhibition also features unique bindings loaned by other

Category: Classes, Courses & Workshops
Dates:    Times: 10:00-17:00

Location: Palace Green Library, Palace Green, Durham, DH13RN

Matt

Nunnington Hall, Helmsley

Matt's first cartoons were published in the New Statesman. Matt then worked as Pocket Cartoonist at the Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph. His work has also appeared in Punch and the Spectator. His

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

Location: Nunnington Hall, Nunnington, Helmsley, YO625UY

The Royal Academy of Arts in Yorkshire

Zillah Bell Gallery, Thirsk

The pick of this year’s Royal Academy Summer Exhibition is travelling to Yorkshire. This major exhibition, curated by Senior Royal Academician Norman Ackroyd, will include originals by some of

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00-13:00, 14:00-17:00

Location: Zillah Bell Gallery, Kirkgate, Thirsk, YO71PQ

Lichfield: A Royal Album

Beningbrough Hall and Gardens, York

An exhibition of photographs by one of Britain's most renowned photographers will be on display in autumn at Beningbrough Hall, Gallery and Gardens, as part of Royals: then and now. In

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

Location: Beningbrough Hall and Gardens, York, York, YO301DD

Art classes

Hurworth Village Hall, Hurworth

Evening Painting Classes recommence Tues 23 September, 2014. from 7-9 pm. in Hurworth Village Hall, ( Near All Saints Church. Hurworth). All Welcome; come and learn to paint the easy way. ** NOTE -

Category: Classes, Courses & Workshops
Dates:    Times: 19:00-21:00

Location: Hurworth Village Hall, Church Row,, Hurworth, DL2 2AQ

The Royal Academy of Arts in Yorkshire

Zillah Bell Gallery, Thirsk

The pick of this year’s Royal Academy Summer Exhibition is travelling to Yorkshire. This major exhibition, curated by Senior Royal Academician Norman Ackroyd, will include originals by some of

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

Location: Zillah Bell Gallery, Kirkgate, Thirsk, YO71PQ

Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art, Sunderland

Emotional Resources is a group exhibition that brings together art works from an international group of artists from the Seventies to the present day, exploring forms of intimacy and the everyday. The artists employ a range of approaches and media, including painting, video, photography and performance. Alongside the group show NGCA will present

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

Location: Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art, Fawcett Street, Sunderland, SR11RE

Lives Of Our Times

Art Gallery, Hartlepool

brings together Karen Robinson’s exhibition ‘All Dressed Up: The Lives of Teenage Girls in East Durham’, a photography project by young women from Hartlepool’s Throston Youth Centre plus the

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

Location: Art Gallery, Church Street, Hartlepool, TS247EQ

Washington 50 – A Snapshot of your New Town

Arts Centre, Washington

To mark the 50th anniversary of the New Town, Arts Centre Washington would like to invite the people of Washington and the North East region to contribute to an exhibition which celebrates the good,

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

Location: Arts Centre, Biddick Lane, Washington, NE388AB

The Empire, Consett

The Swinging Sixties: London is quickly gaining worldwide attention for setting trends and creating icons. The world’s best known tale of the battle between the sexes nestles among money, music and beauty in a setting where seduction and exclusivity are the words of the day. In the shadows, a side step from the excitement and glamour however,

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 19:30

Location: The Empire, Front Street, Consett, DH85AB

Village Hall, Gilling West

Watercolour and mixed media techniques. Mainly landscape subjects. £6.00 per session. Contact Ginny. 07919-227943.

Category: Classes, Courses & Workshops
Dates:    Times: 14:00-16:00

Location: Village Hall, High Street, Gilling West, DL105JG

York Musical Theatre Company presents Cole Porter's Anything Goes

Joseph Rowntree Theatre, York

Jump on board the S.S American, with York Musical Theatre Company for Cole Porter's best loved show with songs such as I Get a Kick Out of You, You're the Top and the title song Anything Goes.

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 19:30-22:30

Location: Joseph Rowntree Theatre, Haxby Road, York, YO911RT

Zumba Gold

St Luke's Church Hall, Ferryhill

A brilliant way to keep active, lose weight or even just make some new friends. Suitable for any abilities and delivered in a friendly, easy to follow

Category: Classes, Courses & Workshops
Dates:    Times: 09:00-10:00

Location: St Luke's Church Hall, Church Lane, Ferryhill, DL17 8LT

Golden Lion, Romanby, Romanby

A friendly and welcoming group which meets once a week. All abilities welcome, just bring whatever you're working on.

Category: Clubs & Societies
Dates:    Times: 19:00-21:00

Location: Golden Lion, Romanby, Ainderby Road, Romanby, DL7 8HA

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

Location: Seven Stories National Centre for Children's Books , 30 Lime Street, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE1 2PQ

Exhibition Hartlepool Art Gallery - Lives of our Times

Hartlepool Art Gallery, Hartlepool

Lives of our Times Featuring Karen Robinson's 'All Dressed Up', Lucinda Grange, Harriet Auton and images produced by young women from Throston Youth Centre. What is it like to be a teenage girl?

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

Location: Hartlepool Art Gallery, Church Square, Hartlepool, TS24 7EQ

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.

Location: Chapel, Ripon Prison and Police Museum, Ripon, Ripon, HG4 1LX

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

Location: Ripon Prison and Police Museum, 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

Location: Oriental Museum, Elvet Hill, Durham, DH13TH

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

Location: Arbeia Roman Fort, Baring Street, South Shields, NE332BB

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

Location: Royal Pump Room Museum, 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

Location: Inspire Academy Of Performing Arts, Whessoe Parish Hall, Darlington, DL1 3AA

Brangwyn's War: Posters of the First World War

Mercer Art Gallery, Harrogate

Frank Brangwyn was an outstanding poster artist of the First World War. A restored set of his powerful large-scale war posters is on show at the Mercer Art Gallery in Harrogate until January 2015.

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

Location: Mercer Art Gallery, Swan Road, Harrogate, HG1 2SA

Open Mic Night

No 10 Crown Street, Darlington

Every Tuesday 8pm until late. Come along and see local talented musicians/comedians, you never know you may see a star of the future. If you would like to perform send a message to our facebook page

Category: Music - Other
Dates:    Times: 20:00

Location: No 10 Crown Street, 10 Crown Street, Darlington, DL1 1LU

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

Location: Castle Museum, Eye of York, York, YO19RY

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

Location: mima, Centre Square, Middlesbrough, TS12AZ

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

Location: Seven Stories, National Centre for Children's Books, 30 Lime Street, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE1 2PQ

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: 16:00-21:00

Location: Encore Dance Studio, 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

Location: Life Science Centre, Times Square, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE14EP

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

Location: Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal, Ripon, Ripon, HG43DY

Durham Free School, Durham

some tools and wood available, everyone welcome

Category: Clubs & Societies
Dates:    Times: 19:00-21:00

Location: Durham Free School, Bradford Lane, Durham, DH1 1HN

Bishop Auckland Pipe Band

Henknowle community centre, Bishop Auckland

Practice Night.

Category: Music - Other
Dates:    Times: 18:30-21:30

Location: Henknowle community centre, Cheshire Place, Bishop Auckland, DL14 2WX

The Slaters Arms, Darlington

Weekly Texas Hold'em Poker Night

Category: Bingo, Games & Quiz Nights
Dates:    Times: 19:30-23:00

Location: The Slaters Arms, Bondgate, Darlington, DL3 7JJ

KFA Dance Moves

Sadberge Village Hall, Sadberge

• KFA Dance Moves (with Margaret) Tuesdays (term-time), 7.30pm – 9pm Sadberge Village Hall Darlington Road Sadberge DL2 1SB £3.50 pay as you go Contact Catherine for more information on

Category: Sport & Fitness
Dates:    Times: 19:30-21:00

Location: Sadberge Village Hall, Darlington Road, Sadberge, DL2 1SB

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

Location: Age UK Darlington, Bradbury House, Beaumont Street West, Darlington, DL15SX

Age UK Darlington, Bradbury House, Darlington

Our Friendship Group is a chance to get out and about and meet new people and socialise

Category: Clubs & Societies
Dates:    Times: 13:00-15:00

Location: Age UK Darlington, Bradbury House, Beaumont Street West, Darlington, DL15SX

Wiggles and Wobbles music and play

The Dolphin Centre, Darlington

Wiggles and Wobbles is fun weekly sessions for children aged 0 – 4 years featuring songs, music and movement, instruments, parachute play, puppets and lots more exciting activities. Music is a

Category: Kids
Dates:    Times: 10:00-10:45

Location: The Dolphin Centre, Horsemarket, Darlington, DL15RP

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

Location: Yorkshire Museum, Museum Street, York, YO17FR

St Paul's Centre, Spennymoor

to improve the flexibility and stamina of people with Parkinson's

Category: Sport & Fitness
Dates:    Times: 10:00-11:00

Location: St Paul's Centre, Spennymoor, Spennymoor, DL16 6DN

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

Location: Castle Howard, 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

Location: Beningbrough Hall and Gardens, York, York, YO301DD

Cricket Club, Middleton St. George

This is a monthly meeting for anyone with an interest in vintage vehicles or age related memorabilia. The club is open to all ages and is keen to welcome new members Meetings take place the 3rd Tuesday of every month.

Category: Clubs & Societies
Dates:    Times: 19:30-22:00

Location: Cricket Club, watrefall terrace, Middleton St. George, dl2 1jq

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

Location: The Dolphin Centre, Horsemarket, Darlington, DL15RP

The Lion King - Tickets now on sale

Empire, Sunderland

Set against the majesty of the Serengeti Plains and to the evocative rhythms of Africa, Disney's The Lion King is a worldwide theatrical phenomenon. It has been seen by over 70 million people

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 19:30

Location: Empire, High Street West, Sunderland, SR13EX

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

Location: Laing Art Gallery, New Bridge Street, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE18JA

Durham Free School, Durham

The Durham Harmonics is probably Durham's most lively and fun choir! The vocal group's repertoire consists entirely of Pop songs, Jazz standards and Musical Theatre tunes - all sung in four-part harmony. Ability to read music is an advantage but not a necessity. The choir usually performs two concerts a year. New singers are always welcome and

Category: Clubs & Societies
Dates:    Times: 19:15-21:15

Location: Durham Free School, Bradford Crescent, Gilesgate, Durham, DH1 1HN

Cockerton Band and Musical Institute, Darlington

We are a small group of amateur musicians who meet on Tuesday evenings in the Band Room at the Cockerton Band and Musical Institutute. We play traditional brass band music mainly for pleasure but also occasionally accept invitations to play in public. We are looking to recruit more players. Any brass band instrument is welcome, but especially

Category: Music - Brass
Dates:    Times: 19:30-21:30

Location: Cockerton Band and Musical Institute, Woodland Road, Darlington, DL3 9AB

Willow Road community centre, Darlington

For toning up those female problem areas - no need to book

Category: Sport & Fitness
Dates:    Times: 19:30

Location: Willow Road community centre, Willow Road, Darlington, DL36PZ



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