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Darlington Hippodrome

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Open today: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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Beautifully restored

We love the Hippodrome! Since moving to Darlington we have visited just about once a month. The... read more

Reviewed today
fatlassandfred
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Brilliant Space!

Recently saw an amazing artist here. They have a really great variety of shows and acts at this... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Reviewed today via mobile

We love the Hippodrome! Since moving to Darlington we have visited just about once a month. The variety of shows on offer are exceptional, we have seen ballet, farce, pantomime, drama and the proms, all have been excellent. Looking forward to our visit on 29th...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank fatlassandfred
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recently saw an amazing artist here. They have a really great variety of shows and acts at this theatre. Right in the centre of town with parking nearby and disabled parking right next door. Has a good café and bar with snacks and drinks. Light...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank JMH4
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The panto this year was great fun and my kids laughed a lot! The re-vamped theatre is beautiful but I wish they'd left the original main entrance. Also reducing to just one entrance isn't ideal. I'm loving the variety of shows on offer - keep...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Karen G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Attended with school children to watch the annual pantomime since the hippodrome underwent a refurb and it is simply beautiful inside. The seats were comfortable and the performance brilliant. The children really enjoyed it. Refreshments available were reasonably priced for the venue and staff friendly....More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank SJ3674
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just recently visited Darlington Hippodrome to see 'The Simon and Garfunkel Story', a brilliant show, not just for lovers of the hit songs of the duo. Of course, the song everyone wants to hear more than any other I'd Bridge Over Troubled Water, and I...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Alan M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The newly renovated theatre is brilliant. Booked further shows for this spring. Hope the excellent shows planned continue

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank John P
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I love the Hippodrome. We go every year as a family to see the pantomime and live the way the story of theatre is displayed since the refurb. We then attend a number of shows during the year.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank RaceClan
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

All of the deficiencies of the old building have been addressed during the refurbishment making it a more comfortable for patrons & actors

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank JRMaddog
Reviewed February 4, 2019

We enjoyed a wonderful evening on Saturday 2nd February at the Hipperdrome for the Simon & Garfunkle Story. We live local and will keep an eye on future performances that are on offer -we would like to see more shows similar to what is available...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank savyspender123
Reviewed January 31, 2019 via mobile

My son and wife bought us tickets to go and see Simon and Garfunkel story at the newly refurbished and renamed Darlington Hippodrome. The venue was easy to get to with free parking after 6pm over the road behind the main road buildings. The show...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Allan H
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Sorry did not eat there
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The car park opposite is free after 6pm
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