A calendar of fun events and performances, for all ages, in the local area over the next month…


Redcar Town Market

When: Every Friday, 9 am to 4 pm

Where: High Street, Redcar

What: The Market is set in the heart of Redcar High Street near the King Edward VII Memorial Clock, with local traders selling a range of different goods including, fresh eggs, women’s clothing, children’s toys, pet supplies, children’s clothing and much more

Contact: 07938 190062

Redcar Alternative Market

When: First Saturday of each month, 9 am to 4 pm

Where: High Street, Redcar

What: An alternative market in Redcar

Guisborough Market

When: Every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, 9 am to 4 pm

Where: Westgate, Guisborough

What: Traditional Market in Guisborough

Tea Dance

When: First Tuesday of each month, 2 pm to 4 pm

Where: Loftus Town Hall

What: Tea Dance in Loftus. Entrance is £1, including tea and biscuits

Contact: 01287 641000 or email:

Saltburn Farmers Market

When: Second Saturday of the month, 9 am to 4 pm

Where: Saltburn Railway Platform, Saltburn

What: Free farmers market


St Therese Little Flowers Baby and Toddler Group

When: Mondays 12.45 pm to 2.15 pm (term time only)

Where: Ingleby Barwick Community Hall, Haresfield Way, Stockton-on-Tees TS17 0YL

What: 0 to 3 years Baby and Toddler group. Booking is Essential – £1.50 per family for up to two children, 50p each child after. Click on Facebook event as going (to assist with numbers). Refreshments are included. Everyone is welcome. Varied programme of fun events @stthereselittleflowers

American Tribal Style Bellydance Classes

When: Every Monday evening, 5 pm to 6.30 pm

Where: Earthbeat Centre, Saltburn

What: American Tribal Style Bellydance Classes for beginners and improvers

Contact: 07504 827131 or email

Heart and Soul Dance Class

When: Every Friday evening, 7 pm (Lesson), 8 to 10.30 pm (Social Dance)

Where: Langdon Square Community Centre, Coulby Newham

What: Ballroom, Sequence, Cha Cha, also social dances. Beginners and singles most welcome

Contact: Ronnie on 07740 265956

Abba Mania

When: Friday, 14th December, 7.30 pm

Where: Princess Alexandra Auditorium, Yarm School, The Friarage, Yarm TS15 9EJ

What: It is just over 40 years since ABBA won Eurovision and now it’s your chance to thank ABBA for the music! ABBA mania is accepted as the world’s number one touring ABBA tribute production. Featuring a special concert presentation, which celebrates the music of ABBA in a respectful and enjoyable way, reviving special memories of when ABBA ruled the airwaves.

Box Office: 01642 792587

The Magic Of Motown

When: Friday, 14th December and Saturday, 15th December, 8 pm

Where: Forum Theatre, Billingham, Queensway, Stockton-on-Tees TS23 2LJ

What: Music fans are invited to the biggest party of the year as the unstoppable Magic of Motown show steams into town! Seen by over a 1 million people all over the world and recently performed for the Royal Variety Performance 2016. Prepare yourself for 40 back-to-back classic Motown hits, glittering costume changes, dazzling dance moves and outstanding musicianship in this explosive concert experience.

Box Office: 01642 552663

Dine With Santa

When: Friday, 14th to Sunday, 16th December

Where: Kirkleatham Museum, Redcar

What: A chance to ‘dine with Santa’. Cost £20 per person (under 2’s go free).

Contact: To book, visit

Loftus Christmas Tree Festival

When: Friday, 14th December, 7 pm

Where: Mostly at St Leonard’s, Loftus

What: Outdoor carol singing

When: Sunday, 16th December, 3 pm

What: Town Mayor’s Civic Carol Service

Christmas Crafts & Meet Santa

When: Saturday, 15th & Sunday, 16th December

Where: Flatts Lane Woodland Country Park

What: Festive crafts between 11 am and 3 pm. Meet Santa between 11 am and 12.30 pm and 1.30 pm to 3 pm. Cost is £5 per child, booking is essential

Contact: 01642 459629

Community Carol Service

When: Tuesday, 18th December, 7 pm

Where: St. Thomas Church, New Marske

What: A community carol service, with Marske Fishermen’s Choir and Marske Junior Brass Band. Free entry

Contact: email for more details


When: Wednesday, 19th to Saturday, 22nd December, various times

Where: Princess Alexandra Auditorium, Yarm School, The Friarage, Yarm TS15 9EJ

What: Pantomime is coming back to Yarm this festive season, oh yes it is! Tom Rolfe Productions are proud to present the fairy tale of all fairy tales ‘Cinderella’ live on stage at The Princess Alexandra Auditorium for their most spectacular show yet. Will Cinderella make it to the ball? Will Prince Charming win the heart of his one true love? Will there be comedy by the bucket full? Why not come along and find out for yourself!

Box Office: 01642 792587