DARLINGTON Hippodrome will throw open its doors for a family open day.

A whole host of activities will be on offer on Saturday, June 1 between 10am and 2pm, including a Family Trail to discover the history of the venue, Arts and Dance workshops inspired by the upcoming production of Terrible Tudors, circus skills workshops, drama workshops, competitions and tours of the historic theatre.

While you are in the theatre people can enjoy a drink and a bite to eat in the Hippo Lounge and take a walk around the gallery spaces and the current exhibitions on offer.

Tickets for the family open day are £5 with discounts at £2.50. Advance booking is required.

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or call 01325-405450.