Please disregard April Closure Notice

Posted by on Mar 10, 2013 in News | No Comments

The Bridge will not be closed April 1-14 as previously stated. The renovation work has been postponed. Further details will be published as they come to hand.

February Arts Cafe

Posted by on Feb 21, 2013 in Arts Cafe | No Comments

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Submission Calls

Posted by on Feb 8, 2013 in News | No Comments

We have added a new section under Exhibitions for Submission Calls If you have work you’d like to exhibit check out the links. If you want to have your Exhibition listed Please contact us on dmg@mediaworkshop.org.uk  

Northern Grit

Posted by on Feb 7, 2013 in News | No Comments

New Computers

Posted by on Feb 7, 2013 in News | No Comments

We have been able to pick up a good deal on some used Mac Computers. We have installed Pixelmator which is a cheap alternative to Photoshop. Also we do have the equipment for film processing available for hire. So there is an option to do traditional photography with digital darkroom process.  

Dave Thomas – Lest we forget

Posted by on Sep 3, 2012 in News | No Comments

It is with great regret that DMG must report the sudden and unexpected death of Dave Thomas on 24th August. Those of you who had the good fortune to know this good humoured, talented and generous photographer and teacher will want to know the funeral is on Friday 7th September at 11.45 at Darlington Crematorium, West Cemetary, Carmel […]

Goodbye, Farewell, Amen

Posted by on Jun 7, 2012 in News | No Comments

  A celebration of the Media Group’s time in the Media Workshop. We will be shortly relocating to The Bridge (Corner of Hundens Lane and Yarm Road) and we thought it only fitting to have a farewell do for the Workshop that has been our home for the last 30 years. There will be food, […]

Down and Nowt in Darlington – But Not Out

Posted by on Feb 7, 2012 in Discussing the Arts | No Comments
Down and Nowt in Darlington – But Not Out

Rufus T. Firefly: And now, members of the cabinet… [pounds gavel] Rufus T. Firefly: we’ll take up old business. Cabinet Member: I wish to discuss the tariff. Rufus T. Firefly: Sit down, that’s new business. No old business? Very well… [pounds gavel] Rufus T. Firefly: we’ll take up new business. Cabinet Member: Now, about that […]

Darlington Arts Centre to Close – Official

Posted by on Nov 15, 2011 in News | No Comments

Today Darlington Borough Council announced it’s intention to close Darlington Arts Centre, the home of Darlington Media Group for 30 years. The buildings are to be sold to a developer, who is likely to want to demolish them and exploit the high value West End residential land. However, as part of the West End Conservation […]

What Future? We Are Very Small Fish

Posted by on Nov 5, 2011 in Discussing the Arts | No Comments

The Media Group has, by any standards, had a pretty successful few years. In that time, we have more than doubled the number of people engaged in Media Group activities, both in the Media Workshop and in community projects around the town. To achieve this, we have more than doubled our turnover, on a reduced […]