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This page has all the information you might need on County Durham’s commercial gay scene.
The local LGBT service is GADD who can direct you to services across the region.



Joe’s Bar
Grange Road, Darlington. DL1 5YL
Call: 01325 464242
Every Monday.
Beaumont Street, Darlington. DL3 7LX.
Call: 01325 467555
Gay Monday nights.
Inside Out
Night Club, Beaumont Street, Darlington. DL1 5SX.
Call: 01325 381238
Gay Monday nights.
Avalon Bar
8 Blackwellgate, Darlington. DL1 5HL.
Call: 01325 469977
Attitude free  Monday night’s
Skinnergate, Darlington. DL3 7LX .
Call: 01325 468 498
Gay Monday night’s


  Acero Arte
Piercing Studio, Rock Cafe, Art Gallery,
Alternative Shopping – Attitude Free.
72b Skinnergate, Darlington. DL3 7LL.
Call: 01325464534


So Outrageous
First and third Thursday of every month!
Email:  or 
Web: 14th February – Alington House- Valentines Silent Disco!
see the Northern Frontrunners website for tickets!,
THURSDAY 28th February – Market Vaults – Uniform Night!
THURSDAY 14th March– Boat Bday Party on board the Prince Bishops river cruiser, see Northern Frontrunners website for tickets
THURSDAY 28th March – Market Vaults 70s and 80s disco!