A classic animated movie, dance classes and art exhibitions   - there's something for everyone in Darlington and the North-East today.

Here's our pick of the events taken from our new What's On section - and don't forget you can find hundreds more at:


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The Northern Echo:

What? Youth Film Club present Who Framed Roger Rabbit (PG).

Where? Darlington Forum.

When? Monday, 6pm.

Toon hating private detective Eddie Valiant (Bob Hoskins) is cartoon Roger Rabbit only hope to prove his innocence when is accused of murder. The film co-stars Christopher Lloyd as the villain Judge Doom.

Admission £1.50, free popcorn included.

For more information: 01325-363135 or email info@theforumonline.co.uk

What? Thomas Bewick and His Apprentices.

Where? Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle.

When? Monday, 17 Feb - 3 March.

Thomas Bewick is famous for the small-scale wood engravings he and members of his workshop produced, often published as illustrations in books. Less well known are the drawings and paintings also made by these artists. This exhibition looks at a range of work from the Laing Art Gallery collections made by Bewick and his pupils, some of whom, such as Luke Clennell, went on to be better known as painters.

The Northern Echo:


What? Fascinating Aida- Charm Offensive.

Where? Civic Theatre, Darlington.

When? Monday. Feb 17 Following the sell-out Cheap Flights tour, three Olivier Award nominations and over 10 million YouTube hits, Dillie Keane, Adele Anderson and Liza Pulman celebrate 30 years of Fascinating Aïda with a brand new show Charm Offensive.

Expect topical new songs hot off the press, plus some outrageous old favourites, as Fascinating Aïda continue to grow old disgracefully.

Tickets: £17.50-£19.50.


The Northern Echo:


What? Beautiful bird feeders.

Where? The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle.

When? Monday 17 Feb and Wednesday, 19 Feb Part of the Bowes Museum's school holiday programme. Paint your own wooden bird feeder to place in the garden. Booking required Tickets: £4.50.

What? Dance your socks off kids club.

Where? Belmont Parish Hall, Durham.

When? Monday, February 17 Kids dance club for Boys and Girls.

Mondays 3.45- 4.30pm age 4- 6yrs./ 4.30- 5.30pm age 7yrs and above. Includes several dance styles each week and full of fun. For further information call Heather 07738 275509/ £3 per class.