Middlesbrough has plenty of entertainment venues if you're bored or looking for something to do - from catching the latest blockbuster at the cinema, or catching the latest play at the Town Hall Theatre - there is something for everyone!
Live music, comedy and theatre are all popular, reflected by the town's ambitious events programme and rolling line up of headline acts. This season keep an eye out for mima's international exhibitions, and a packed out programme at Middlesbrough theatre.
The Middlesbrough Empire regularly play host to big name gigs and concerts and have regular club nights on at all other times.
If you're into Bingo, try the New Majestic or the nearby Gala Bingo.
The Cineworld cinema has 10 screens and over 1000 seats. The cinema offers incredibly comfortable seating with extra stretch leg room and stadium seating.
Address: Cineworld Middlesbrough (Formerly UGC Middlesbrough)
Middlesbrough TS1 2DY
Tel: 0871 200 2000
The Town Hall is ideally situated at the heart of the town centre and is very convenient for the bus and train stations.
Address: Albert Road
Cleveland TS1 2QQ
Tel: 01642 729 729
The Empire is a beautiful converted art deco Victorian Theatre with a 70m sq stage with extensive stage wings for production/mixing points.
Address: The Empire
Middlesbrough TS1 2RT
Tel: 01642 253553
Gala Bingo, Teesside Park
Address: Aintree Oval Rd
Teesside Leisure Park
Stockton on Tees TS17 7BU
Tel: 01642 603355
Middlesbrough may not be top of your list when you are thinking of a top gay night out but its gay scene is quickly developing and becoming more and more talked about throughout the North.
Hollywood bowl is situated on the outskirts of Middlesbrough, just off the A66 on Teesside Park.
Address: Teesside Leisure Park
off the A19/A66 interchange TS17 7BU
Tel: 01642 633666
Middlesbrough Theatre is an intimate venue that stages a mixture of classical and contemporary productions including orchestral performances, plays, ballet, musicals and live comedy.
Address: Middlesbrough Theatre,
Middlesbrough, TS5 6SA
Tel: 01642 81 51 81
New Majestic Bingo, Majestic Bingo is a friendly and fun place to visit and offers big cash prizes to be won to all customers
Address: New Majestic Bingo
Longlands Road, Middlesbrough,
Cleveland, TS3 6HB
Tel: 01642 249555