Women of the Northern Coalfields
@ Mining Art Gallery
13 October 2018 - 24 March 2019
This exhibition focuses on women of the 19th century and their untold role in the coal industry and mining communities. Artworks and archival material challenge the long accepted view that women in northern mining communities were simply wives, mothers or domestic workers, content to sit on the side-lines.
@ Life Science Centre
10 November 2018 - 24 February 2019
Grab your mates and head down to Life where the ice rink is open every day except Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day. There's no need to book if you're visiting with fewer than 10 people, just turn up and pay on the day.
@ The Witham
23 January 2019
£16 in advance / £18 on the door
Martyn Joseph is a completely unique and mind blowing artist. Take everything you think you know about singer songwriters….and rip it up. For one man and a guitar he creates a performance with a huge far-reaching sound that is energetic, compelling and passionate. Be it to two hundred people or twenty thousand, he blows the crowd away night after night.
SOLD! The Great British Antiques Story
@ The Bowes Museum
26 January 2019 - 05 May 2019
The first time the history of antique dealing has been the subject of an exhibition, with an in-depth look at dealers, their eye for objects, some which have not previously been on public display before, their shops, and practices.
The Simon & Garfunkel Story 50th Anniversary Tour
@ Darlington Hippodrome
29 January 2019 - 02 February 2019
Direct from London’s West End and a sold out worldwide tour, The Simon & Garfunkel Story comes to Darlington to celebrate one of the world’s most successful multi-award winning duos.
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PREVIEW: SIGNED, SEALED, DELIVERED! MOTOWN THE MUSICAL MAKES NORTH EAST DEBUT AS TAMLA MOTOWN CELEBRATES 60th BIRTHDAY
19th December 2018
On Saturday 12th January, Motown - the musical genre that inspired a whole generation and (literally) rocked the world turned 60. To celebrate, in June, Berry Gordy’s own Tomy Award-winning Motown the Musical will make its North East debut on the Theatre Royal stage.Read More
PREVIEW: Gala Theatre’s spring season boasts something for everyone
19th December 2018
Murder mysteries, hilarious comedy acts and a piano prodigy turned folk music sensation are among the entertaining treats in store at a County Durham theatre.Read More