The new season brings golden leaves, cosy evenings and a host of brilliant shows at Middlesbrough Town Hall. Explorers, legends, comedians, stars and even a shepherdess – it’s a line-up worth wrapping up warm and leaving the house for!

Sunday, October 24, 8pm, The Yorkshire Shepherdess

If you love watching Our Yorkshire Farm, don’t miss Adventures of the Yorkshire Shepherdess with Amanda Owen. Frank and funny, enjoy heart-warming tales and honest anecdotes from her remarkable family life in North Yorkshire. Accompanied by Amanda’s wonderful photos, it’s an evening to delight anyone who dreams of life in the country.

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Monday, October 25, 7.30pm, Sir Ranulph Fiennes Living Dangerously

Risking life and limb in the pursuit of extreme adventure, Sir Ranulph Fiennes has been named as ‘the world’s greatest living explorer’ and it’s not hard to see why. First to reach both Poles and first to circumnavigate the world along its polar axis, his current goal is to be the first to cross both polar ice caps and climb the highest mountain on each continent. On his way he’s calling into Middlesbrough Town Hall for an unmissable evening.

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Friday, November 5, 7.30pm, Jason Manford: Like Me

He’s back and ready to entertain crowds with his effortless charm and expert observational comedy. Jason Manford will challenge your ‘chuckle muscle’ and give everyone a couple of hours of pure good laughs.

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Friday, November 12, 7.30pm, The Stylistics

Direct from Philadelphia, USA, The Stylistics are the real deal. Fabulously entertaining and musically breathtaking, they remain one of the most legendary soul artists of all time.

The Northern Echo: The Ronnie Scott’s All Stars: 60th Anniversary Concert

Saturday, November 20, 7.30pm, Ronnie Scott’s All Stars

Mixing music from jazz greats who have performed at the world-famous club with tales of old Soho, miscreant musicians and police raids, Ronnie Scott’s All Stars is a unique evening celebrating one of the most famous jazz venues in the world.

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Friday, November 26, 7.30pm, Boyzlife

Two of the world’s biggest boy bands come together for Boyzlife. Brian McFadden (Westlife) and Keith Duffy (Boyzone) join forces for one amazing evening. Enjoy favourite hits from both bands and VIP Meet and Greet tickets are available for super-fans too.

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Friday, December 3, 8pm, Livewire: The AC/DC Show

Over two hours of high voltage rock’n’roll, rocking energy and meticulous attention to detail, get ready for this fantastic tribute band to take the roof off the Crypt all over again for another amazing show.