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


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:

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 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:


BIFF – World Dance Gala

When: Friday, 17th August, at 7.30 pm

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

What: Billingham Festival of World Dance 2018 is proud to bring to you the line-up of outstanding dance companies from across the world, including Argentina, Chile, Egypt, France, Japan, Mexico, and Ukraine. From the famous Hiro Hayashida Super Taiko Drummers from Japan, who performed with Rihanna and Coldplay, to Tango and Malambo dancers from Argentina the Festival World Dance Gala Night will feature over 300 dancers and musicians from a host of nations in a kaleidoscope of world dance

Box Office: 01642 552663

Eston Nab Challenge Race

When: Saturday, 18th August, from 1 pm

Where: High Street, Eston

What: Up for a challenge? The Eston Nab Challenge race will see competitors running up and down the rugged terrain of Eston Hills. Starting in Eston Square, including a market with games, stalls, rides and much more. 5K £8 and 10k £12

Tickets available from:

Flatts Lane Family Fun Day

When: Sunday, 19th August, from 11 am to 3 pm

Where: Flatts Lane Woodland Country Park, Normanby, Middlesbrough

What: Join the Friends of Flatts Lane Woodland Country Park for a day of fun for everyone! Archery, birds of prey, local stallholders, face painting and much more! Entrance is free

Contact: 01642 459629

G4 Live

When: Tuesday, 4th September, at 7.30 pm

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

What: The UK’s No.1 classical vocal harmony quartet are back with another exhilarating tour – G4 Live! Having exploded into the industry and the public’s hearts back in 2004 on the first series of the X-Factor, G4 continue to blow people away, year after year, with their unique style and impactful harmonic vocals, which are incomparable to any other. They have to be heard live to truly appreciate the power and passion of their voices!

Box Office: 01642 552663

The Ladyboys Of Bangkok 20th Anniversary Tour

When: Friday, 7th September, at 8 pm

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

What: Uncork the champagne! Dress to kill! Party like there’s no tomorrow! Celebrating 20 diamante decorated years, The Ladyboys of Bangkok ‘Wonder Women Tour’ will take Britain’s number one cabaret show to a new level. With some of your favourites from the last 20 glorious years re-imagined, added to new scenes of spectacular costumes, choreography and – of course – hilarious comedy!

Contact: 01642 815181

15th Guisborough Forest Festival

When: Sunday, 9th September, from 10 am to 4 pm

Where: Guisborough Forest & Walkway

What: One of the biggest forest festivals in the north! Another spectacular family celebration of the great outdoors with ancient crafts, music, birds of prey, street theatre and much more. This year also expect dancing sheep and characters from Alice in Wonderland

Contact: 01287 631132