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More details - Hilarity Bites Comedy Club feat. Eddy Brimson, Jay Hampson, Ruth Cockburn, and host Dave Twentyman
Coming to Hilarity Bites at Planet Leisure in Newton Aycliffe on May 11th 2018: Hilarity Bites Comedy Club feat. Eddy Brimson, Jay Hampson, Ruth Cockburn, and host Dave Twentyman Show details: Eddy Brimson - “There must be a school of comedy in the British Isles...
Planet Leisure, Maple Way, Newton Aycliffe
Fri 11 May

More details - Hilarity Bites Comedy Club feat. Seymour Mace, Jack Campbell, and host Andy Fury
Coming to Hilarity Bites at The Turbinia in Newton Aycliffe on May 2nd 2018: Hilarity Bites Comedy Club feat. Seymour Mace, Jack Campbell, and host Andy Fury Show details: Seymour Mace – (replacing Dave Johns, due to filming). Edinburgh Comedy Award Nominee 2015.
The Turbinia, Sid Chaplin Drive, Newton Aycliffe
Wed 2 May

More details - Baby and Children's Nearly New Sale
This sale has sold out of stalls bringing lots of sellers together all under one roof selling 1000s of nearly new items ranging from baby to age 6. If you love bargains, you will love our market you are able to buy good quality affordable items ranging from Clothes, books, toys and lots of equipment.
Longfield Academy of Sports
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Thornton Hall Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
C16 Grade I listed hall (not open). 2 walled gardens with Elizabethan raised borders, separate vegetable garden. Plantsman’s garden with emphasis on colour-themed borders, plant associations, form and foliage. Unusual perennials, interspersed with interesting trees and shrubs in mixed herbaceous borders.
Thornton Hall Gardens, Darlington
Sun 13 May

More details - Hilarity Bites Comedy Club feat. Carl Hutchinson, Daisy Earl, and host Rob Mulholland
Coming to Hilarity Bites at The Forum in Darlington on May 5th 2018: Hilarity Bites Comedy Club feat. Carl Hutchinson, Daisy Earl, and host Rob Mulholland Show details: Carl Hutchinson - “An absolute must... the next big thing!” - The Skinny Daisy Earl - Chortle Awards Best Newcomer 2018.
The Forum Music Centre, Borough Road, Darlington
Sat 5 May

More details - Hilarity Bitesize New Act & New Material Night, with Danny McLoughlin, host Andy Fury & support
Coming to Hilarity Bites at Hole in the Wall in Darlington on May 14th 2018: Hilarity Bitesize New Act & New Material Night, with Danny McLoughlin, host Andy Fury & support Show details: Danny McLoughlin - “His innate comic timing, insightful digressions and ability to think on his feet puts him alongside the
Hole in the Wall, Horesemarket, Darlington
Mon 14 May

More details - Our Line
“I never met my great grandmother Nora, but she hovers around the edges of my mother’s memory. A tiny woman, she died when my mam was about 7. She remembers her baby teeth coming out at the time. Nora’s story is woven into the landscape that you travel through from Darlington to Bishop Auckland on the train.
Darlington Railway Station Bank Top Darlington
Sat 21 Apr, Thu 26 Apr, Sat 28 Apr

More details - Hilarity Bites Comedy Club feat. Scott Bennett, Clayton Jones, and host Danny Deegan
Coming to Hilarity Bites at The Pavilion in Bishop Auckland on May 4th 2018: Hilarity Bites Comedy Club feat.
The Pavilion, South Church Road, Bishop Auckland
Fri 4 May

More details - Ugly Chief (Jabberwocky Market)
Artist and performer Victoria Melody teams up with her dad, TV antique dealer Mike Melody, for her most ambitious show yet. Ugly Chief is a comedy based on true-life events, performed by a real-life father and daughter.
Liddiard Theatre, Polam Hall, Grange Rd, Darlington
Fri 27 Apr and Sat 28 Apr

More details - Hilarity Bites Comedy Club feat. Ivan Brackenbury, Ian D. Montfort, and host Katie Mulgrew
Coming to Hilarity Bites at Bishop Auckland Town Hall on April 20th 2018: Hilarity Bites Comedy Club feat. Ivan Brackenbury, Ian D. Montfort, and host Katie Mulgrew Show details: Ivan Brackenbury - As seen in BBC’s Hospital People.
Bishop Auckland Town Hall, Market Place, Bishop Auckland
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More details - Hilarity Bites Comedy Club feat. Rob Rouse, El Baldiniho, and host Danny O'Brien
Coming to Hilarity Bites at Bishop Auckland Town Hall on May 18th 2018: Hilarity Bites Comedy Club feat.
Bishop Auckland Town Hall, Market Place, Bishop Auckland
Fri 18 May

More details - Bluebell Woodland Open Day at Church Woods, Whitworth Park, Spennymoor. Durham DL16 7QX
We are delighted to open our Bluebell Woodland again for everyone to view. Be sure of a warm welcome on Thursday 10th May 10am - 3pm. Please park in Whitworth Hall Hotel Car Park, then wander through Church Woods to see the bluebells. This is a free event.
Church Woods, Whitworth Hall, Spennymoor
Thu 10 May

More details - Hillside Cottages - Open Garden for NGS
The gardens of these two C19 cottages offer contrasting styles. At Number 1, grass paths lead you through a layout of trees and shrubs including many interesting specimens.
Hillside Cottages, Bishop Auckland
Sun 13 May

More details - Saturday Skating
Every Saturday morning we have two family roller disco sessions. Session 1: 10:00am - 11:00am Session 2: 11:00am - 12:00pm We have a number of skates available but you are welcome to bring your own. The price is £2.50 per skater per session. No booking necessary - just pay on the door.
Spectrum Leisure Centre, Hunwick Lane, Willington
Sat 21 Apr, Sat 28 Apr, Sat 5 May, Sat 12 May, Sat 19 May, Sat 26 May, Sat 2 Jun, Sat 9 Jun, Sat 16 Jun

More details - Family Night
Come along to our monthly family night! From 7:00pm til 10:00pm. Activities can include bouncy castle, soft play, table tennis, badminton, football, etc. Unfortunately we are no longer able to offer roller skating as part of this. Fully licensed bar open for adults and food available.
Spectrum Leisure Centre, Hunwick Lane, Willington
Sat 5 May, Sat 2 Jun

More details - Southlands - Open Garden for NGS
South facing High Victorian Gardens created by Sir Samuel and Lady Sadler. Elevated site with sloping lawns, herbaceous borders, orchards and woodland areas. A natural stream runs through this 10 acre garden with a miniature lake and island.
Southlands, Stockton-On-Tees
Sun 6 May

More details - Badapple Theatre Company presents “Amy Johnson’
Badapple Theatre Company is celebrating 20 years on the road and to mark the milestone, it is re-presenting the first show the Company ever toured with. ’Amy Johnson’ will tour nationally starting in Yorkshire, travelling down through the Midlands, Surrey, Gloucestershire and finally Somerset.
Yarm Fellowship Hall
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Tenors Un Limited - ‘In Concert with Tenors Un Limited Celebrating 15 Years’
TENORS Un LIMITED is proud to present their newest touring show. Throughout 2018 the guys will tour UK theatres and concert halls performing works from their previous albums and tours as well as new repertoire. This concert series combines the rich vocal harmonies for which Tenors Un Limited are known.
Forum theatre, Queensway, Stockton-on-Tees
Sat 12 May

More details - Milton Jones is Out There
Great news here, with a brand-new show from Mock the Week’s one-liner kingpin, star of Live at the Apollo and TEN series on Radio 4 – Milton Jones is coming to Yarm! Milton Jones is Out There. No, really out there, and this time he hasn’t just forgotten his keys.
The Princess Alexandra Auditorium, Yarm
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Hilarity Bites Comedy Club feat. Pete Otway, Sammy Dobson, and host Aaron Twitchen
Coming to Hilarity Bites at The Cornerhouse in Crook on April 26th 2018: Hilarity Bites Comedy Club feat. Pete Otway, Sammy Dobson, and host Aaron Twitchen Show details: Pete Otway - “Devastatingly funny” - Chortle Sammy Dobson - As seen in BBC’s ’Boy Meets Girl’. “Shockingly funny...
Cornerhouse Bar & Kitchen, 60-61 Hope Street, Crook
Thu 26 Apr

More details - handcrafted boutique fairs
Artisian bespoke craft fair from selected crafters from around the north east
Alington House
Sat 5 May

More details - Durham Coast - Lime Kiln loop guided walk
Walk at a relaxed pace and enjoy the coast with a ranger. A leisurely walk north to Warren House Gill along cliff top paths, returning along the beach. An opportunity to learn about the history, landscape and wildlife of the coastline and the work of our rangers. Booking Essential. Phone: 0344 249 1895.
Durham Coast
Tue 8 May

More details - Swansea City Opera present The Barber of Seville
Set in period Seville, with outrageous 18th century costumes that compliment the fizz and flare of Rossini’s musical genius, this production is perfect both for the established operagoer, and those seeking to engage with opera for the first time.
Middlesbrough Theatre, The Avenue, Middlesbrough
Sat 12 May

More details - Lower Than Atlantis
Lower Than Atlantis. Artists performing: Lower Than Atlantis.: Tickets avaiable.
The Empire, Middlesbrough, Middlesbrough
Fri 11 May

More details - Blues Caravan 2018 - Three Musicians on a Mission
Featuring Mike Zito, Vanja Sky and Bernard Allison This is no ordinary club tour.......this is the Blues Caravan 2018.
Hartlepool Supporters Club , 73 Sandringham Road, Hartlepool
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Hilarity Bites presents Rick Molland & Sully O'Sullivan - Freestyle Comedy: Improvised Stand-up
Coming to Hilarity Bites at One77 in Hartlepool on May 6th 2018: Hilarity Bites presents Rick Molland & Sully O’Sullivan - Freestyle Comedy: Improvised Stand-up Show details: It’s stand-up, but not as you know it; no rules, no backup, no script, no set-list, just pure comedy.
One77, 177 York Road, Hartlepool
Sun 6 May

More details - Ormesby Hall - Conservation in Action
See how the conservation team take care of the house and collections. Learn the methods we use to care for the house and collections and peek inside drawers and cupboards as we clean a different piece of furniture every week. This event is in the house and so a house and garden ticket is needed.
Ormesby Hall, Church Lane, Ormesby, near Middlesbrough
Wed 25 Apr, Wed 2 May

More details - Ormesby Hall - Brides Up North WEDfest18
Brides Up North presents their WEDfest Tour 2018. 60+ Luxury wedding suppliers at a festival themed wedding fair in the grounds of Ormesby Hall. Come along and take a look at our Outdoor Wedding Village. With exhibitors ranging from live bands and street food to bridal fashion and boho styling.
Ormesby Hall, Church Lane, Ormesby, near Middlesbrough
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Ormesby Hall - Conservation in Action
See how the conservation team take care of the house and collections. Learn the methods we use to care for the house and collections and peek inside drawers and cupboards as we clean a different piece of furniture every week. This event is in the house and so a house and garden ticket is needed.
Ormesby Hall, Church Lane, Ormesby, near Middlesbrough
Wed 9 May, Wed 16 May, Wed 23 May, Wed 30 May

More details - Exhibition : Northern Shores
This diverse and vibrant exhibition celebrates our coastline in the North East and Cumbria with stunning artworks in a range of genres.
The Witham, 3 Horse Market, Barnard Castle
Today and Sat 21 Apr

More details - ROH live : The Winter's Tale
RESCHEDULED: Shakespeare’s tale of love and loss becomes compelling dance drama in Christopher Wheeldon’s ballet adaptation, with music by Joby Talbot.
The Witham, 3 Horse Market, Barnard Castle
Sat 21 Apr

More details - TeesdaleArtNet Showcase Exhibition
Presenting work by selected artists from TeesdaleArtNet. Presenting work by selected artists from TeesdaleArtNet, the recently established network for all artists living or working in the dale.
The Witham, 3 Horse Market, Barnard Castle
Thu 26 Apr to Sat 26 May

More details - Film : Victoria and Abdul (PG)
The extraordinary true story of an unexpected friendship in the later years of Queen Victoria’s (Academy Award winner Judi Dench) remarkable rule. Judy Dench stars in this compelling drama about the true story of Queen Victoria’s unlikely friendship with a young Indian clerk.
The Witham, 3 Horse Market, Barnard Castle
Thu 26 Apr

More details - Melrose Quartet
Nancy Kerr, James Fagan, Jess and Richard Arrowsmit. From deep roots in their hometown’s vibrant music, song and dance scene, to smashing concert appearances in the UK and abroad, Sheffield-based Melrose Quartet have attracted a reputation for making music that truly connects with people.
The Witham, 3 Horse Market, Barnard Castle
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Workshop : Patterns in Nature with Karen Babayan
Celebrate spring by making relief prints with inspiration from plants and flowers - this workshop was postponed from 3rd March. due to the adverse weather conditions. Karen Babayan presents Patterns in Nature. Spring is on its way and in celebration we will use plants and flowers as inspiration.
The Witham, 3 Horse Market, Barnard Castle
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Royal Ballet : Manon
Live Screening by the Royal Ballet. Kenneth MacMillan’s source for Manon was the 18th-century French novel by Abbé Prévost, already adapted for opera by Massenet and Puccini.
The Witham, 3 Horse Market, Barnard Castle
Thu 3 May

More details - Testosterone (16+)
What does it mean to be a man or a woman? Is gender innate or is it nurtured?  Kit is in an amusing and unique position, having transitioned from female to male in his early thirties, he has experienced adult life on both sides of the gender fence, giving him the opportunity to notice what differences there are in how...
The Witham, 3 Horse Market, Barnard Castle
Fri 4 May

More details - Day of Dance
Reviving the tradition of Longsword Dancing teams from Teesdale schools and further afield present the grand finale of the ’Day of Dance’ in Barnard Castle - the first of its kind in the country - with Town Mayor Sandra Moorhouse presenting awards and certificates.
The Witham, 3 Horse Market, Barnard Castle
Sat 5 May

More details - Northern Crafts
Jewellery, prints, jams, toys, cards, scarves, hats, chocolate, soaps, knitted-gifts, puzzles, wooden-gifts, bags, vintage. Based in Cumbria, Northern Crafts are event organisers, running arts, craft, gift and wedding events in Cumbria and the North East of England.
The Witham, 3 Horse Market, Barnard Castle
Sat 5 May

More details - teatro alla Scala : Don Pasquale
Performance recorded in HD from Teatro Alla Scala. Soprano Rosa Feola takes to the stage in this opera directed by Riccardo Chailly. Don Pasquale follows an old bachelor who decides to marry and produce an heir to spite his disobedient nephew Ernesto, who wants to marry for love rather than money.
The Witham, 3 Horse Market, Barnard Castle
Tue 8 May

More details - RSC encore screening : Macbeth
Shakespeare’s psychological thriller marks Christopher Eccleston’s RSC debut and Niamh Cusack’s return to the company. Returning home from battle, the victorious Macbeth meets three witches on the heath. Driven by their disturbing prophecies, he sets out on the path to murder.
The Witham, 3 Horse Market, Barnard Castle
Wed 9 May

More details - Daoiri Farrell
Winner of two BBC Folk Awards 2017: The Horizon Award for best newcomer and Best Traditional Track. A former electrician, who decided to change profession after seeing Christy Moore perform on Irish TV, Dublin-born traditional singer and bouzouki player Daoirí (pronounced ‘Derry’) Farrell is being described by some...
The Witham, 3 Horse Market, Barnard Castle
Thu 10 May

More details - Chalk About (8+)
Presented by award winning performance company, Curious Seed. This internationally acclaimed production, Chalk About was created for young audiences aged 8+ and is a playful, funny and sometimes moving look at how we see ourselves and others, featuring dance, chalk, chat and one perfect scene containing everything...
The Witham, 3 Horse Market, Barnard Castle
Fri 11 May

More details - Art workshop : Felt art with Debra Esterhuizen
Felt Art - a workshop of wild abandon…… Learn how to create stunning pieces of textural felt art in this fun and creative session using a wonderful selection of wool (including merino), silks and other fibres.
The Witham, 3 Horse Market, Barnard Castle
Sat 12 May

More details - Hilarity Bitesize New Act & New Material Night, with Danny O'Brien, host Danny Deegan & support
Coming to Hilarity Bites at The Pot House in Hartlepool on May 17th 2018: Hilarity Bitesize New Act & New Material Night, with Danny O’Brien, host Danny Deegan & support Show details: Danny O’Brien - “O’Brien took to the stage like a force of nature...
The Pothouse, Croft Terrace, Headlands, Hartlepool
Thu 17 May

More details - Richmondshire Choral Society Spring Concert
Haydn - Nelson Mass; Parry - I was glad, Hear my words ye people, Blest pair of Sirens, Jerusalem Edward Seymour - conductor, Andrew Christer - organ, with Louise Wayman (soprano), Charlotte Diamond (mezzo), Tom Smith (tenor), Alex Jones (bass) This will be Edward Seymour’s Farewell Concert with the choir.
St Mary’s church, Richmond
Sat 21 Apr

More details - Chic Vintique Fair
Chic Vintique Vintage & Craft fairs offer something for everyone whose passion is vintage, retro and collectables or gifts, crafts, jewellery and cards.......and much more! There is a vintage tearoom offering a selection of delicious cakes and a hot/cold drink served on fine china and with linen table cloths.
Town Hall, Market Place, Richmond
Sun 6 May and Mon 7 May

More details - Paulos Circus 2018 Tour! From ITV1's ''The Circus'  Stokesley
2018 We are here ! From breath taking stunts, laugh out loud comedy to beautiful artistry, the Paulos family have created a show to give you and your family ever lasting memories. The quality goes in before our name goes on. Paulos Circus 2018 Creating Memories Tour, coming to your town soon !
Stokesley The ShowGround
Fri 11 May to Sun 13 May, Thu 17 May to Sun 20 May

More details - Chester-le-Street Theatre Group Graduate Section present 'Be My Baby'
Chester-le-Street Theatre Group are proud to announce that our Graduate Section will present Amanda Whittington’s debut play ‘Be My Baby’ which sheds light on teenage pregnancy in 60s Britain.
Chester-le-Street Community Centre Newcastle Road
Thu 10 May to Sat 12 May

More details - Roseberry Topping - Roseberry and time guided walk
Join a ranger to uncover some of Roseberry’s secrets. This iconic hill hides a wealth of myths, legends and history. Take a walk to discover the stories behind one of the area’s most popular landmarks. Booking Essential. Phone: 0344 249 1895. Children are welcome but must be accompanied by an adult.
Roseberry Topping, Newton-under-Roseberry, North Yorkshire
Thu 17 May