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


J’s Dance For Pleasure

When: First Tuesday of each month, 2 pm to 4.30 pm

Where: Spa Hotel, Saltburn

What: Ballroom, Latin & Sequence Dancing. All ages welcome. £3 per person. Refreshments available at the bar at extra cost.

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: office@loftustc.co.uk

Saltburn Farmers Market

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

Where: Saltburn Railway Platform, Saltburn

What: Free farmers market

Information: www.saltburnfarmersmarket.com

St Therese Little Flowers Baby and Toddler Group

When: Mondays 1.00 pm to 2.30 pm (term time only)

Where: St Therese Of Lisieux R.C. Church, Blair Avenue, Ingleby Barwick, TS17 0QP

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. Refreshments are included. Everyone is welcome

Contact: 07486 581410. Web: https://stthereseingleby.org.uk

Cilla & The Shades Of The 60’s

When: Wednesday, 18th April, 7.30 pm

Where: Billingham Forum Theatre, Queensway, Billingham TS23 2LJ

What: Starring the the effervescent Victoria Jones as Cilla. The perfect musical stage show for families and pop music fans of all ages, ‘Cilla and the Shades of the 60s’ takes the audience on a musical journey starting with the discovery of the teenage singer, Cilla Black, at Liverpool’s famous Cavern Club and presents many of the biggest hits by artists who changed the world of popular entertainment in the 1960s including Cilla, Dusty, Lulu, Tina Turner, the Beatles and more.

Contact: 01642 552663

Joe McElderry In Concert

When: Friday, 20th April, 7.30 pm

Where: Billingham Forum Theatre, Queensway, Billingham TS23 2LJ

What: Following Joe McElderry’s UK tour playing the lead as Joseph in Bill Kenwright’s production of Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Joe received 5 star acclaim from entertainment critics and it has also been reported that Joe is in fact the best Joseph in the shows history. After releasing his 5th album – Saturday Night at the Movies with a successful tour in the Summer – Joe is now embarking on his own concert tour with his live band and makes a welcome return to the Forum Theatre.

Contact: 01642 552663

Steptoe And Son

When: Friday 20th April,  7:30 pm

Where: Middlesbrough Theatre, The Avenue, Middlesbrough TS5 6SA

What: Presented by Hambledon Productions and Adapted by John Hewer. Albert and Harold; father and son. One proclaims he’s “a poor old man” while the other protests that actually he’s “a dirty old man!” In actual fact, both are telling the truth. These two warring rag-and-bone-men, in their Shepherd’s Bush scrapyard home, became household favourites for entire generations throughout the 60’s and 70’s and still they continue to entertain audiences today.

Box Office: 01642 815181

Money For Nothing

When: Friday, 27th April, 7.30 pm

Where: Billingham Forum Theatre, Queensway, Billingham TS23 2LJ

What: Dire Straits are one of the best bands to ever come out of the UK. They have sold in excess of 120 million albums worldwide and were the UK’s first stadium rock band. Their best selling album Brothers in Arms sold over 30 million copies, making it the fourth best selling album in UK chart history. Money for Nothing is Europe’s premier tribute to Dire Straits – They have performed all over the world and have studied Dire Straits in great depth in order to be as close as possible to the real thing.

Contact: 01642 552663