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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tuesday April 18, 2017
The fundraising team is pleased to announce another substantial donation to the restoration fund. The Catherine Cookson Charitable Trust, a north east based grant making organisation, has awarded the theatre £50,000 as a contribution towards the on-going restoration work.
Thursday April 13, 2017
Darlington Civic Theatre officially launches its new name, Darlington Hippodrome
Wednesday April 5, 2017
A quest for family history has ice cream at its core
Wednesday March 1, 2017
The Friends of Darlington Civic Theatre support their local theatre as well as enjoying a host of benefits such as advance information and priority booking, ticket discounts, and social events including meet-and-greet opportunities with the stars. Soon to be named The Friends of the Hippodrome to reflect the theatre's return to a version of its original name, the group looks forward to continuing this relationship in the new and improved venue. In this blog post, Secretary Rodney Burges tells us why he decided to name a seat at the Hippodrome.
Wednesday February 22, 2017
New Twitter handle and Facebook name for Darlington's theatre
Monday January 23, 2017
The latest news and photos from the team on-site at the Hippodrome.