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Tuesday August 7, 2018
On Sunday 5 August 2018, we learnt that Barry Chuckle, of the legendary comedy duo The Chuckle Brothers, had passed away. Our Theatre Director, Lynda Winstanley, pays tribute.
Friday July 20, 2018
School's out for summer! Did you know that Darlington Hippodrome's doors will remain open throughout August as we host a range of exciting activities and events for both children and adults? There'll be live music, theatre tours, craft and drama workshops, opportunities to view archive materials and an exciting Family Trail.
Wednesday May 9, 2018
Customers using very old computers or internet browsers will no longer be able to buy tickets on our website.
Monday March 12, 2018
Everyone at Darlington Hippodrome was so saddened to hear that our dear Sir Ken passed away yesterday following a recent spell in hospital with a severe chest infection.
Thursday January 11, 2018
Kat Brown is part of the cast of Anywhere, an exciting, immersive new production in partnership with one of the town's most exciting and contemporary theatre companies, ODDMANOUT, and performed by the community cast behind last year's A Tale of Two Cities.
Monday January 8, 2018
On Friday 5 January 2018, Liam Mellor - otherwise known as Muddles in our panto Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs - took over our Twitter and Instagram profiles for the day. If you missed it, don't worry - here's what he got up to!
Friday January 5, 2018
On Thursday 4 January 2018, Zoe Birkett - otherwise known as the wicked Queen Sadista in our panto Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs - took over our Twitter and Instagram profiles for the day. If you missed it, don't worry - here's what she got up to!
Wednesday November 15, 2017
After a £12.3 million restoration, Darlington Hippodrome opens its doors on Saturday 18 November.
Monday October 9, 2017
Able UK confirms £200,000 donation to boost Darlington Hippodrome’s capital fundraising.
Tuesday September 26, 2017
Marketing Officer Rebecca Howarth recently attended a workshop in Leaded Stained Glass, part of our series of Heritage Skills Workshops. Read all about it here.
Friday September 22, 2017
Systems and Data Officer Jonny Lancaster recently attended a workshop in Illumination in Watercolour and Gold Leaf, part of our series of Heritage Skills Workshops. Read all about it here.
Monday September 18, 2017
On Sunday 8 October from 2pm to 4pm the Roundabout will be hosting a special event showcasing some of the talented folks of Darlington.
Monday September 11, 2017
On Saturday 26 August, theatre company Wet Picnic came to Darlington as part of Darlington Theatre Town, an initiative led by partners Darlington Hippodrome, Theatre Hullabaloo, Luxi, Creative Darlington and ODDMANOUT. Hundreds of people turned out for three FREE events - The Aperitif, The Ball, and the after party. Watch the video to see the fun unfold!
Wednesday August 30, 2017
Heritage consultant David Wilmore, founder of Theatresearch, will give a talk on the history of Darlington Hippodrome on Friday 1 September at 11am in the Crown Street Art Gallery, Crown Street Library.
Monday August 14, 2017
A new exhibition on the architecture of Darlington Hippodrome has opened at Crown Street Library, running until 7 September 2017.
Wednesday July 19, 2017
44 Darlington pupils have been successfully moderated for three Arts Award projects, completed in conjunction with Darlington Hippodrome.
Monday June 5, 2017
Darlington For Culture's Volunteer Co-ordinators Heather Carter and Glenda Lynn celebrate seven years of successful volunteering and look forward to the new partnership between Darlington for Culture and Darlington Hippodrome that will take the service into the future.
Monday May 15, 2017
The multi-million pound restoration project of Darlington Hippodrome has been given another financial boost following a donation of £20,000 from the Friends of Darlington Hippodrome which will fund the creation of a new green room.
Tuesday April 25, 2017
Darlington Hippodrome's iconic water tower will be brought into public use for the very first time thanks to funding from Northumbrian Water.