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 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


The Regent Cinema, Redcar

The Regent Cinema on Redcar sea front will be showing a selection of films throughout the month. Entrance costs £4 for adults and £3.50 children for non-3D films and £5 Adults and £4.50 children/concession for 3D films. For further details see the Regent’s Facebook site, or call 01642 482094


A Winter Skirmish: The Battle Of Yarm 1643

When: Throughout February to Sunday, 11th March

Where: Preston Park Museum & Grounds

What: An exhibition commemorating the 375th anniversary of a local encounter between the Royalists and Parliamentarians, fought during the Civil wars of the 17th Century. Free with museum admission.

Contact: For more information, visit www.prestonparkmuseum.co.uk or call 01642 527375

Jack & The Beanstalk

When: Tuesday, 13th February (1.30 pm and 6.00 pm) and Wednesday, 14th February (11.00 am and 3.00 pm)

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

What: A gigantic pantomime adventure live on stage starring Ricky Groves (Gary from Eastenders) as the evil Fleshcreep and X-Factor singing sensation Lloyd Daniels as Jack plus a full supporting cast and amazing live band.

Contact: 01642 552663

The Wizard Of Oz

When: Tuesday 13th February, 2.00 pm and 7.00 pm

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

What: Will the Scarecrow find a brain? The Lion some courage? The Tin Man a heart? The Audience some ice cream? The “irresistibly anarchic” Oddsocks Productions are bringing another classic adventure to life with a hearty dollop of their trademark comedy.

Contact: 01642 815181

Dance To The Music

When: Wednesday 14th February at 2.30 pm and 7.30 pm

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

What: Dance to the Music is a new “must-see” dance show like no other – the only one to feature ALL dance styles. Experience the evolution of dance through musical eras, starting from the Roaring Twenties, with tap and Charleston, and going through every decade of dance craze up to the modern day Ballroom and Latin. Presented by a full cast of versatile dancers, plus two amazing singers, performed to your favourite ultimate music hits of all time – you will be jumping from your seats to join in. Starring Kristina Rihanoff (Strictly Come Dancing), Robin Windsor, and Oksana Platero. Featuring X Factor finalist Chris Maloney.

Contact: 01642 815181

Jim Davidson ‘On The Road Again’

When: Sunday, 18th February, 7.30pm

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

What: The people’s favourite comedian takes to ‘The Road Again’ with a brand-new show which promises to be the antidote to this ‘PC’ world we now live in. Guaranteed to be outrageous and as truthful as ever.

Contact: 01642 552663

Circus of Horrors – Voodoo

When: Monday, 26th February, 7.30pm

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

What: After taking to the road over 22 years ago and touring all over the world, the phenomenon returns with its latest brand new incarnation “Voodoo”. The spectacular features an amazing amalgamation of bizarre and fantastic circus acts, all woven into a sensational shock / horror story and the darkest of magic – taking the show to a whole new level, it’s driven by a mainly original soundscape and performed with a forked tongue firmly in each cheek, you’ll certainly die laughing.

Contact: 01642 552663

Thank You For The Music – The Ultimate Tribute To ABBA

When: Friday, 2nd March, 7.30pm

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

What: 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!

Contact: 01642 552663