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: 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 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, from 1st October, 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 tribetattva@icloud.com

The Glass Ceiling

When: Friday, 5th October, 8.30 pm

Where: Kirkleatham Museum and Grounds

What: The Glass Ceiling is an embitious new outdoor visual theatre work produced by the theatre company Periplum, marking 100 years since the first British women were given the right to vote. Entry is free but a ticket is required.

Please visit: www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-glass-ceiling-by-periplum-tickets-49128982108

Stick Man

When: Sunday, 7th October, 2 pm & 4.30 pm, Monday, 8th October, 10.30 am & 1.30 pm

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

What: Touching, funny and utterly original, Scamp Theatre’s delightful adaptation of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s Stick Man. This award-winning production, from the team behind The Scarecrows’ Wedding, features a trio of top actors and is packed full of puppetry, songs, live music and funky moves

Contact: 01642 815181

Thank You For The Music 2018

When: Thursday, 11th October, 7.30 pm

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

What: The Ultimate Tribute To ABBA – This international smash-hit tribute show brings all of ABBA’s number one hits to the stage in a production like no other. The hugely popular show, combines the unmistakable harmonies, colourful costumes, and dazzling performances by an all-star cast that’ll have you thanking ABBA for the music again and again!

Box Office: 01642 552663

Scream Factory

When: Friday, 12th October to Wednesday, 31st October, various times

Where: Kirkleatham Museum and Grounds, Redcar

What: Scream Factory is the North East’s largest and scariest, multi award-winning Halloween Haunt

Visit: screamfactory.co.uk for more information

Sweet Caroline

When: Saturday, 13th October, 7.30 pm

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

What: The Ultimate Tribute To Neil Diamond – The good times never seemed so good, featuring Gary Ryan, as seen on “Stars in Their Eyes”. Taking it back to where it began, this musical journey celebrates 50 years of a legend. From Brooklyn to Hollywood, Neil Diamond has left a legacy of great songs which have been covered by every great vocalist. Enjoy all the hits such as, Forever In Blue Jeans, America and Love On The Rocks and of course, the unforgettable Sweet Caroline.

Box Office: 01642 552663

Material Girl – The Music of Madonna

When: Saturday, 13th October, at 7.30pm

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

What: ‘Material Girl’ celebrates the greatest songs from the Queen Of Pop – Madonna. With incredible vocals, amazing dancers, video footage and narration, audiences are taken on a journey through the scandals, the controversy and of course the music of one of the world’s most iconic figures

Contact: 01642 815181

Chair’s Charity Ukulele Concert

When: Saturday, 13th October, 7.30pm to 10pm

Where: Skelton & Brotton Parish Council, Skelton Civic Hall, Coniston Road, Skelton, TS12 2HP

What: Ukulele Concert and Pie & Pea Supper, featuring ‘The Eskuleles’. Tickets are £5. Take your own bottle. Tea and coffee for sale.

Website: www.skeltonbrottonpc.co.uk

The SaraBeth Trio

When: Sunday, 14th October, at 7.30 pm

Where: Tuned In!, Majuba Road, Redcar.

What: ‘Red Box Country’ bring New Country and Americana to Redcar. Also featuring Emma Jade and Abbie Lince.

Contact: Tickets £11, available on 01642 771245 or www.redboxpromotions.co.uk

Little Fix

When: Sunday, 14th October, 7.30 pm

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

What: Little Fix are the most accurate tribute to girl super group Little Mix on the market. They deliver a high energy show and replicate the energy, stage presence and vocal abilities of the original group with stunning stage outfits to match

Box Office: 01642 552663

Sam Bailey – In Concert

When: Saturday, 20th October, 7.30pm

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

What: 2013 X Factor winner and gold selling artist Sam Bailey is once again taking to the stage to showcase her powerhouse voice in a 2018 UK selected date tour. Following her X Factor win, Sam’s hit single, Skyscraper, became the UK Christmas No.1. The following March, Sam’s album was released to high praise and later in 2014, she embarked on her solo sell-out tour. Since then her career has gone from strength to strength

Box Office: 01642 552663

Family Volunteering Day

When: Wednesday, 24th October, 10 am to 12 noon and 1 pm to 3 pm

Where: Flatts Lane Woodland Country Park, Middlesbrough

What: Have you ever wondered what volunteering entails? Then pop along to one of the sessions where you’ll be tree planting, patching up some of the paths and litter picking. Face painting is also available at £2 per child

Band Night

When: Friday, 26th October from 7 pm. Bands on around 9 pm

Where: Station Hotel, Loftus

What: Band Night with The Brand New Cadillacs and The Short And Curlies. Free entry with raffle tickets etc on sale – fundraising for ‘Light Up Loftus’

Double Trouble and the Pirates of the Spooky Lagoon

When: Monday, 29th October – 6.30 pm; Tuesday, 30th October – 2 pm and 6.30 pm

Where: Coatham Memorial Hall, Redcar

What: Panto in Redcar. Cost is £8.50 early bird (if booked before 1st October), £10 afterwards

Contact: 01642 270613 for tickets or visit: www.redcarpanto.co.uk


When: Monday, 29th October to Saturday, 3rd November at 7.15 pm, Saturday Matinee 2.15 pm

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

What: Middlesbrough Amateur Operatic Society presents one of the best-loved family-friendly musicals. A Tony Award-winning book and score including unforgettable songs It’s A Hard Knock Life, Easy Street and Tomorrow

Contact: 01642 815181

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

When: Thursday 8th to Friday, 9th November at 7.15 pm; Saturday, 10th November, 1.15 pm & 6.15 pm

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

What: Middlesbrough Youth Theatre presents the ever popular musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber, with lyrics by Tim Rice. The story is based on “coat of many colours” story of Joseph from the Bible’s Book of Genesis. Full of amazing songs and dance numbers, colourful costumes and set.

Contact: 01642 815181