Our Events

Jun
29
Thu
Kizomba Thursday
Jun 29 @ 7:45 pm – 11:45 pm
Jul
1
Sat
Neil Massey and Jonathan at Voodoo Cafe
Jul 1 @ 8:30 pm – Jul 2 @ 2:00 am
Jul
4
Tue
6th Street Swing
Jul 4 @ 7:30 pm
6th Street Swing

Transport yourself back to the swinging world of the 1940s in this fun weekly session by learning some of the basics of Lindy Hop the dance sensation that took the era by storm. Combining Charleston, traditional jazz and titles step basics you’ll learn the basics to get you out on to the social dance floor. Although taught in small blocks of footwork variations you can join at any point.

7.30 pm Improvers, 8.30 pm Beginners

First class free then £4 for each week

Tuesday Salsa Classes
Jul 4 @ 7:30 pm – 11:45 pm
Tuesday Salsa Classes @ Voodoo Cafe | Darlington | United Kingdom

Creole Carnival was founded by Gregory Abouna and it is all about the Caribbean spirit – fun, music and dance! Since its establishment in 2010, Creole Carnival has built up a community of people from all walks of life and of all ages, across Darlington and the North East.

Gregory Abouna is a dance instructor from Haiti. Having grown up in the Caribbean, Gregory is passionate about bringing a taste of his homeland and a love of Latin-Caribbean music to Darlington and the local community. Gregory has lived in France, Haiti, New York and Miami, after which he travelled extensively, arriving in the UK in 2002. He brings his love of music, dance and the Afro-Caribbean joy for life to his infectious, inclusive style of teaching and events. Gregory teaches mainly Cuban style salsa, with some cross-body style salsa moves thrown in! He is passionate about the Afro-Cuban roots of salsa and the melting pot of culture and history that make it such a rich and exciting form of music and dance.

Jul
6
Thu
Kizomba Thursday
Jul 6 @ 7:45 pm – 11:45 pm
Jul
7
Fri
Acoustic Delight Ish
Jul 7 @ 7:30 pm
Acoustic Delight Ish

Three acts and three very different styles of music to suit all tastes in the great line up.

Jack Arthurs returns to Darlington with his brand of singer song writing. His last album Treasure House was well received across the media. His music reflects his experiences of the north east and it’s amazing countryside. He follows in the fine tradition of folk rock and has been compared with Alan Hull of Lindisfarne ‘s solo material.

Tom Slatter Steampunk Troubadour on has just released his fifth album “Happy People” to great acclaim like Jack he is on Bad Elephant Music . He is a regular on the Steampunk scene and has to be seen to be believed.

‘Tom Slatter is a quintessentially British eccentric with a quirky imagination who has produced some of the most innovative progressive music in recent years.’ – Prog Magazine’

Andy Tillison the keyboard player and main man with The Tangent as well as projects like Po90 and Diskdrive have placed him as a stalwart of the centre modern progressive rock music. Never one to be pigeonholed his projects contain Jazz, Classical, Electronica and funk to name a few.

This is a rare opportunity to see him perform a solo set in as acoustic a way as any keyboard player can be said to be acoustic. He is about to embark on a European tour with The Tangent and Karmakanic in August to promote “The Slow Rust Of Forgotten Machinery” which is released in July 2017.

Tom Slatter – Creatures
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jfz_oz86GeQ

Andy Tillison -Snow Goose
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7iKgFTYTBBo

Andante For Dorothy
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uAymL-gcpZQ

Murk
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7tnHAncjHd4

Just one more thing with DJ Scott Wetherill
Jul 7 @ 8:30 pm
Just one more thing with DJ Scott Wetherill

Just one more thing…. with DJ Scott Wetherill

Jul
8
Sat
Neil Massey and Jonathan at Voodoo Cafe
Jul 8 @ 8:30 pm – Jul 9 @ 2:00 am
Jul
11
Tue
6th Street Swing
Jul 11 @ 7:30 pm
6th Street Swing

Transport yourself back to the swinging world of the 1940s in this fun weekly session by learning some of the basics of Lindy Hop the dance sensation that took the era by storm. Combining Charleston, traditional jazz and titles step basics you’ll learn the basics to get you out on to the social dance floor. Although taught in small blocks of footwork variations you can join at any point.

7.30 pm Improvers, 8.30 pm Beginners

First class free then £4 for each week

Tuesday Salsa Classes
Jul 11 @ 7:30 pm – 11:45 pm
Tuesday Salsa Classes @ Voodoo Cafe | Darlington | United Kingdom

Creole Carnival was founded by Gregory Abouna and it is all about the Caribbean spirit – fun, music and dance! Since its establishment in 2010, Creole Carnival has built up a community of people from all walks of life and of all ages, across Darlington and the North East.

Gregory Abouna is a dance instructor from Haiti. Having grown up in the Caribbean, Gregory is passionate about bringing a taste of his homeland and a love of Latin-Caribbean music to Darlington and the local community. Gregory has lived in France, Haiti, New York and Miami, after which he travelled extensively, arriving in the UK in 2002. He brings his love of music, dance and the Afro-Caribbean joy for life to his infectious, inclusive style of teaching and events. Gregory teaches mainly Cuban style salsa, with some cross-body style salsa moves thrown in! He is passionate about the Afro-Cuban roots of salsa and the melting pot of culture and history that make it such a rich and exciting form of music and dance.