ARTISTS are being called upon to showcase their hometown pride.

Artistic organisation Creative Darlington is publicly calling out for new creative open submissions from local creatives, which celebrate Darlington and all that the town has to offer in a new project called Darlington Wonders. The group are hoping the project helps both artists, and audiences, explore Darlington in new ways.

A spokesperson for Creative Darlington said: "the project is a call to stop and reflect for a moment on all the great things Darlington borough has to offer. It could be particular people, landscape, heritage, buildings, views, anything which brightens your day. No matter how ordinary or unique, it's to remind ourselves just what makes this a great place."

To submit your work visit All entries will be entered into a prize draw for a chance to win £100.00 worth of vouchers to be used in a range of local shops.

The website also has previous works created by a variety of local artists, which can be used for inspiration, along with a collection of videos which can be viewed online that have been made about their work and their approach in celebrating Darlington.