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Note: Please be aware that free events do not charge for admission, but you may have to pay for food, activities and entertainment when you are there.

Town Centre Calendar of Events 2017 [pdf document]

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Time Travel Thursday

Time Travel Thursday

24 August 2017
10:00 to 15:00
01325 405543
There is no email specified
Head of Steam
Normal admission fee
Kelly McStravick
There is no website specified
Come along and travel with us to get a taste of what life was like at different times in the past, visiting a different historical period each week. Activities provided by That History Bloke included in admission and yearly passes.
Crows Fair

Crows Fair

25 August 2017 to 28 August 2017
12:00 to 21:00
01325 406990
There is no email specified
South Park
Various attractions
Crows Fairground organisers
There is no website specified
Crows Fair and entertainment. Fairground and displays
The Ball and after party

The Ball and after party

26 August 2017
09:00 to 11:00
Market Square
tbc
Darlington Borough Councill Events Team
There is no website specified
The Ball is set around a large checkered dance floor. The audience is situated around three sides and the show explores greed , power and culminates in an explosive ending and a dance that everyone in the audience can join in. The after party is a gypsy folk band performing a set after the one hour show.
Model Railway Weekend

Model Railway Weekend

02 September 2017 to 03 September 2017
10:00 to 16:00
Head of Steam
£5.50 adults, £2.50 children, £12.50 family ticket (2 adults and 3 children)
Kelly McStravick
There is no website specified
Head Of Steam - Darlington Railway Museum along with Darlington Model Railway Club will be holding a Model Railway Weekend in September. The event will be restricted to inside the Museum only. There will be a number of visiting exhibitors showing different track layouts and traders Entrance fee is £5.50 adults, £2.50 children, £12.50 family ticket (2 adults and 3 children)
Only Fools & 3 Courses

Only Fools & 3 Courses

02 September 2017
19:00 to 23:30
Mercure Kings Hotel
£35.00
Darlington Borough Council
Comedy Dining are pleased to bring the sequel to Only Fools and 3 Courses; a completely different dining experience! 'DCI Roy Slater' will be putting in an appearance... and we all know what 'Del' thinks of him! 'Cassandra' and 'Rodney' take a trip down Memory Lane.. All your favourite characters will be on hand to make sure you have an evening you will never forget.... Del, Rodney, Boycie, Trigger, Uncle Albert, Raquel and Cassandra, this will exercise chuckle muscles you did not know you had! All this... plus a 3 course meal- lovely jubbily! * Mercure Kings Darlington- Saturday 2nd September* *Tickets £35pp to include a 3 course meal, entertainment & Disco* *To book call 01325 380222 or email events@mercuredarlington.co.uk * *SPECIAL OFFER- stay the night for an extra £50! So that's £120 for tickets, accommodation and breakfast! CUSHTY*

This event is not run by Darlington Borough Council.

Hell of the North

Hell of the North

03 September 2017
08:30 to 17:00
There is no phone number specified
There is no email specified
Town Centre
£10 with T-shirt, £7 standard entry
Healthy Darlington
A tough 100 mile bike ride for experienced cyclists only.
Heritage Open Day

Heritage Open Day

09 September 2017 to 10 September 2017
09:00 to 17:00
There is no phone number specified
There is no email specified
Head of Steam
Free
Kelly McStravick
There is no website specified
Enjoy free entry to the Museum and Library with guided tours available
Tees Cottage Pumping Station Open Days

Tees Cottage Pumping Station Open Days

16 September 2017 to 17 September 2017
11:00 to 17:00
There is no phone number specified
There is no email specified
Tees Cottage Pumping Station, Coniscliffe Road
Adults £4.50, Concessions £3.50, Children Free
Darlington Borough Council
There is no website specified
Tees cottage will be holding 2 more open weekends at broken scar, coniscliffe road, darlington, dl3 8tf during 2017. They are planning to run all of their old steam machinery including the beam engine, boilers, etc. Etc. Will be run. (it is hoped that the gas engine which is currently being repaired might also be running). A blacksmith will also be in the smithy. The miniature railway should also be available to ride (small extra cost). The café will be open for snacks, etc.
Cyber Crime and Data Protection

Cyber Crime and Data Protection

18 September 2017
13:00 to 16:00
01325 628587
Business Central
Free
Terabyte IT
A seminar on 'Keeping safe online and being compliant with new Data Protection regulations' Event includes : Cyber Crime - o Keeping you safe online Overview of Cyber Crime Online dangers vs pranks Cyber protection – a standard. No longer an option. Gap analysis Cyber awareness Hints and tips Data Protection Introduction of GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) Who does this affect? 12 steps to achieving compliance Protecting data and data mapping Where can data be safely held? Consent Accountability How is this being rolled out?
Darlington Annual Business Summit 2017

Darlington Annual Business Summit 2017

18 September 2017
08:30 to 11:00
Teesside University, Darlington Campus
Free
Darlington Borough Council Economy Team
There is no website specified
Business planning workshop event linked to Darlington's Economic strategy and local plan, reflecting what has been achieved and future plans. The focus for the 2017 annual business summit will be to look at the demands and requirements of key sectors in the town to ensure future economic growth.

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