What's on inDarlington

Welcome to Darlington

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Darlington - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Darlington to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Darlington

Come What May - The Ultimate Tribute to Moulin Rou
Darlington Hippodrome

Sweeney Entertainments present to you an all‐singing all‐dancing extravaganza as you enter the secret world of one of the greatest movie‐musicals of all time.Bursting at the seams with timeless classics includingCome What MayYour SongDiamonds Are A Girls Best FriendRoxanne andLady Marmaladeplus hit…

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Lady Chatterley's Lover
Darlington Hippodrome

TV regular Rupert Hill Casualty BBC; Coronation Street ITV will star alongside Phoebe Marshall Witness for the Prosecution London County Hall in a sensual new stage adaptation of D.H. Lawrences controversial masterpiece Lady Chatterleys Lover adapted and directed by Ciaran McConville The…

We Love 90s In The Park
South Park

Already established as the hottest throwback event in town We Love 90s is gearing up for its next adventure in the beautiful setting ofDarlingtonsidyllic South Park. As you enter through the mystical steel arches into a peaceful paradise boasting nearly 400 years…


Tourist Attractions

National Railway Museum at Shildon

New attraction planned to open September 2004 ‐ the first ever out‐station for the National Railway Museum and the region's first branch of a national museum. It will feature a revamped Timothy Hackworth Museum together with a new 6,000 square metre single storey collections centre housing NRM…

Darlington Railway Centre and Museum

Darlington Railway Centre & Museum is located on the 1825 route of the Stockton & Darlington Railway, the world's first steam‐worked public railway. The site encompasses three significant Stockton & Darlington Railway buildings of the 1830s50s: North Road Passenger Station, the Goods Shed and Hopetown Carriage Works.…


SnookerPool Hall at Rileys in Darlington, County Durham. Contact venue on 01325 482848 for opening times, entrance costs and snooker table informationavailability.…

Top Ten

Play Bingo at Top Ten in Darlington, County Durham. Contact venue on telephone number 01325 488166 for opening times, entrance costs, Bingo membership information and prize money.…


Escapade Nightclub in Darlington, County Durham. Contact venue on telephone number 01325 460057 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

Oak Leaf

Oak Leaf ‐ golf course in Newton Aycliffe, County Durham. Contact the golf course on telephone number 01325 310820 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Oak Leaf golf courseclub.…

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