Events in Darlington

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Arts, culture and heritage
The First World War in the Tees Valley
Description:
A touring exhibition commemorating the First World War and its impact on the Tees Valley.. Please visit website for opening times.
Date(s):
01/08/2014 to 31/08/2014
Time:
All day
Venue: 
Cost:
Normal admission charges apply
Category:
Arts, culture and heritage


Arts, culture and heritage
Trains to Trenches - North Eastern Railways in World War One
Description:
An exhibition commemorating the First World War and its impact on Darlington and the railway industry. Please visit website for opening times.
Date(s):
01/08/2014 to 02/11/2014
Time:
All day
Venue: 
Cost:
Normal admission charges apply
Category:
Arts, culture and heritage


Babies, young children and parents, Fitness and Sports
Intensive swimming lessons
Description:
Encouraging children aged 3-11 to develop a wide range of skills to become competent swimmers. Slots available: 9-9:30am, 9:30-10am, 10-10:30am, 10:30-11am, 11am-12pm.
Date(s):
11/08/2014 to 22/08/2014
Time:
09:00 to 12:00
Venue: 
Cost:
£40
Contact Details:  
Call 01325 388406 to book.
Category:
Babies, young children and parents, Fitness and Sports


Arts, culture and heritage
Objects of Curiosity
Description:
Objects of Curiosity is an exhibition dedicated to mysterious artworks from the Darlington Collection. These works focus attention on people and places which have long since disappeared from collective memory, where mystifying subjects, times and shadows are bound by the uncanny. Help us to unravel some of the hidden, lost and forgotten memories, and bring back to life those underlying stories which are currently concealed.
Date(s):
12/08/2014 to 04/09/2014
Time:
All day
Cost:
Free
Category:
Arts, culture and heritage


Babies, young children and parents, C:YoungPeople
Singing workshop and vocal masterclass
Description:
Aimed at 8-17 years. Learn about vocal technique and performing with this course. For more information and to book call 01325 363 135
Date(s):
18/08/2014 to 22/08/2014
Time:
09:30 to 16:30
Venue: 
The Forum Music Centre
Cost:
£125 - lunch included
Category:
Babies, young children and parents, C:YoungPeople


Babies, young children and parents, C:YoungPeople
Hummersknott activity weeks: Countries
Description:
Sporting activities for children aged 4-14.
Date(s):
18/08/2014 to 22/08/2014
Time:
10:00 to 16:00
Venue: 
Hummersknott School
Cost:
£10 per day / £40 per week
Contact Details:  
Email bookings@hummersknott.org.uk or call 01325 246469
Category:
Babies, young children and parents, C:YoungPeople


4motion coaching - scooter, skateboard, BMX
Description:
Places are limited - please book as soon as possible.
Date(s):
18/08/2014 to 24/08/2014
Time:
10:00 to 11:45
Cost:
£25
Contact Details:  
01325 460550
Category:
Babies, young children and parents, C:YoungPeople, Fitness and Sports

Babies, young children and parents, C:YoungPeople, Fitness and Sports
Trampolining
Description:
Come and take part in this week-long trampolining camp and learn tucks, pikes, straddles and somersaults. Age 5-16.
Date(s):
18/08/2014 to 22/08/2014
Time:
12:30 to 14:00
Venue: 
Cost:
£15
Contact Details:  
Call 01325 254370 to book
Category:
Babies, young children and parents, C:YoungPeople, Fitness and Sports


Babies, young children and parents, C:YoungPeople, Fitness and Sports
Diving
Description:
Learn the basics of diving on this weeklong camp, with land and pool based training. Ages 5-16.
Date(s):
18/08/2014 to 22/08/2014
Time:
08:00 to 10:00
Venue: 
Cost:
£20
Contact Details:  
Call 01325 254370 to book
Category:
Babies, young children and parents, C:YoungPeople, Fitness and Sports


Babies, young children and parents, C:YoungPeople, Fitness and Sports
Rounders
Description:
Chuck it, whack it, leg it, smile. Ages 7-16
Date(s):
18/08/2014 to 22/08/2014
Time:
13:00 to 14:30
Cost:
£20
Contact Details:  
Call 01325 254370
Category:
Babies, young children and parents, C:YoungPeople, Fitness and Sports