Events for children and young people

Please be aware that there may be limited spaces for each activity and courses often fill up quickly. We recommend calling as soon as possible in order to avoid disappointment. Sessions at the library are given on a first come, first served basis using your child's library card.

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Lullabub (0 - 12 months)

Lullabub (0 - 12 months)

23 June 2018 to 13 July 2018
10:00 to 16:00
Theatre Hullabaloo
£10 combined adult and baby
Darlington Borough Council

A Theatre Hullabaloo production A magical dreamland of sleepy byes for you and your baby Join us as we enter a magical dreamland of sleepy byes in this playful, peaceful and wonderful performance for you and your baby. Performed in a specially created magical space, gentle lullabies will transport you to the Land of Nod in this sensory, immersive show that combines music, light, sound, shadow and song to stimulate and engage the youngest senses. Lullabub is created by specialists in the field of theatre for the very young and informed by the latest research in baby sensory development. The show is for babies aged 0-12 months and their grown-ups Combined baby and grown up ticket £10. If you need additional tickets alongside a combined ticket, these can be purchased by phoning the Box Office on 01325 405 405 The show is presented in two versions, for babies aged 0-12 months and their grown -ups and toddlers aged 13-30 months and their grown-ups.

Lullabub (0 - 12 months)

23 June 2018 to 13 July 2018
10:30 to 14:00
Various
£10 combined adult and baby
Darlington Borough Council
A Theatre Hullabaloo production A magical dreamland of sleepy byes for you and your baby Join us as we enter a magical dreamland of sleepy byes in this playful, peaceful and wonderful performance for you and your baby. Performed in a specially created magical space, gentle lullabies will transport you to the Land of Nod in this sensory, immersive show that combines music, light, sound, shadow and song to stimulate and engage the youngest senses. Lullabub is created by specialists in the field of theatre for the very young and informed by the latest research in baby sensory development. The show is for babies aged 0-12 months and their grown-ups
Lullabub (13 - 30 months)

Lullabub (13 - 30 months)

25 June 2018 to 15 July 2018
10:00 to 16:00
Theatre Hullabaloo
£10 combined adult and baby
Darlington Borough Council

A Theatre Hullabaloo production. A magical dreamland of sleepy byes for you and your baby Join us as we enter a magical dreamland of sleepy byes in this playful, peaceful and wonderful performance for you and your baby. Performed in a specially created magical space, gentle lullabies will transport you to the Land of Nod in this sensory, immersive show that combines music, light, sound, shadow and song to stimulate and engage the youngest senses. Lullabub is created by specialists in the field of theatre for the very young and informed by the latest research in baby sensory development. The show is for toddlers aged 13-30 months and their grown-ups. Combined baby and grown up ticket £10. If you need additional tickets alongside a combined ticket, these can be purchased by phoning the Box Office on 01325 405 405 The show is presented in two versions, for babies aged 0-12 months and their grown -ups and toddlers ages 13-30 months and their grown-ups

Lullabub (13 - 30 months)

Lullabub (13 - 30 months)

25 June 2018 to 15 July 2018
10:30 to 15:30
Various
£10 combined adult and baby
Darlington Borough Council
A Theatre Hullabaloo production. A magical dreamland of sleepy byes for you and your baby Join us as we enter a magical dreamland of sleepy byes in this playful, peaceful and wonderful performance for you and your baby. Performed in a specially created magical space, gentle lullabies will transport you to the Land of Nod in this sensory, immersive show that combines music, light, sound, shadow and song to stimulate and engage the youngest senses. Lullabub is created by specialists in the field of theatre for the very young and informed by the latest research in baby sensory development. The show is for toddlers aged 13-30 months and their grown-ups.
Darlington Community Carnival

Darlington Community Carnival

30 June 2018
10:00 to 17:00
Market Square
FREE
Dave French
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Darlington Community Carnival is back for 2018 with a range of family entertainment and live music throughout the day. The theme 'Heroes & Heroines' is a topic focussing on people who are admired for their courage and outstanding achievements.

Join us in and around Darlington Market Place from 9:45am, for the best in local dance, music and carnival. Then follow the parade through town to Stanhope Park, where you can spend the day being entertained for FREE, with an even wider range of food and bar options, not to mention a great number of stalls supporting great local charities, in addition to family games and rides.

For stalls, please contact: Diane Evans (01325) 263761

For further information, please contact: Dave French 07764 998451

Food & Craft Market

07 July 2018
10:00 to 14:00
There is no phone number specified
There is no email specified
Middleton St George Community Centre
Free
MSG Food Market

A fantastic market that brings you great locally produced and homemade products. Come along and support your local small businesses, don't forget we have the cafe open so you are able to get refreshments and a bite to eat.

Imagination Playground

Imagination Playground

16 July 2018 to 01 September 2018
10:00 to 14:00
Theatre Hullabaloo
Free
Darlington Borough Council

Imagination Playground is child-centred and encourages self-expression through free play. Specially commissioned play installations are a core part of The Hullabaloo ethos and are part of the free activities offered at the venue for families to enjoy. You can find them in our wonderful Gillian Dickinson Creative Play space right at the heart of the venue. There is no need to book but at busy times there may be a short wait. Imagination Playground is child-centred and encourages self-expression through free play. The playground is comprised of large blue foam bricks in a variety of shapes and sizes enabling children to transform their environment and create a play space of their own. Come along and imagine, invent, collaborate and play. What will you build – a castle, a rocket, a tunnel, a den – the possibilities are endless. Go wild, let your imagination be your guide, and invent your own games in your space. There are no rules here for what you create!

Meet Chase from Paw Patrol

22 July 2018
10:00 to 16:00
Head of Steam
£4.95/£3.00
Head of Steam

See Chase from Paw Patrol

Sunday 22 July 2018 10am - 4pm

Come along to the Head of Steam, to see Chase from Paw Patrol! The heroic pup will be making personal appearances at intervals throughout the day. Plus lots more fun for all the family, including face painting, mini train ride, arts and crafts and much more.

Admission

  • Adult - £4.95 per visit
  • Over 60s - £3.75 per visit
  • 6 - 16 years - £3 per visit
  • 5 years and under - Free
  • Family Pass - 2 Adults and up to 3 children per visit - £10

Food & Craft Market

04 August 2018
10:00 to 14:00
There is no phone number specified
There is no email specified
Middleton St George Community Centre
Free
MSG Food Market

A fantastic market that brings you great locally produced and homemade products. Come along and support your local small businesses, don't forget we have the cafe open so you are able to get refreshments and a bite to eat.