An evening of live music takes place at The Hub, in Barnard Castle, on Saturday.

The Not So Big Live Gig includes the bands In Ten Cities, Working Class, and The Dislocations.

The event is raising money for the Teesdale Community Resource initiative and runs from 7.30pm to 11pm.

Tickets cost £5.

To book, call 01833-690150 or 07526-476605.

THEATRE NIGHT: The Highlights Rural Touring Scheme presents Seven Ages, in Barningham village hall, on Friday, from 7.30pm to 10pm. The comedy performance explores the theory that humans go through seven ages in life. For tickets, call 01833-621203.

ILLUSTRATED TALK: There will be an illustrated talk, entitled Turning A Wooden Hat, by craftsman Andrew Hall, at Ingleton village hall, on Friday, March 28, at 7.30pm. Entry is £3, including refreshments, which will be served afterwards.

FILM SCREENINGS: Justin and the Knights of Valour (cert PG) will be screened at Mickleton village hall, on Friday, at 6pm, followed by Captain Philips (cert 12A), at 8pm. Entry is £2.50 for adults and £2 for children.

SUPPER DANCE: A dance with Dennis Westmorland takes place at Newsham village hall, on Friday, from 8pm to midnight. Tickets cost £6, including supper. There will be a licensed bar. To book, call Christine Duke 01833-627008.

WAR HORSE: The National Theatre performs War Horse at The Witham, in Barnard Castle, on Saturday, at 1pm. Tickets cost £14. To book, call 01833-631107.

WI MEETING: A new Women’s Institute (WI) group meets in the guide hut, on Birch Road, Barnard Castle, on Monday, from 7pm to 9pm. Women of all ages and interests are encouraged to join the group. For information, call 01388-819100 or email

U3A MEETS: The University of the Third Age holds it monthly meeting at Jersey Farm Hotel, on Darlington Road, Barnard Castle, on Thursday, March 27, at 10am. The speaker will be Jim Edmundson who will discuss research ides from the Third Age and research at Newcastle University. Entry is £1. For information, call 01833-908089.

SOCIAL AFTERNOON: The Barnard Castle & Teesdale Over 50s group holds a social afternoon, at The Hub, in Barnard Castle, on Thursday, March 27, from 1.30pm to 4.30pm. The event includes singer Kelly McWaters, a quiz, bingo, raffle and refreshments. Those attending should bring their own food and drinks. Entry is £2.