Darlington hippodrome the fruition of an Italian immigrant called Signor Rino Pepi. Having an enormous array of shows to watch. From the ballet to the pantomime and award-winning action. Without a doubt, there is bound to be something for both you and your friends to enjoy.
The ghost stories of the hippodrome hold testimony to the unique history of the place. Signor Rino Pepi. It is said to haunt both a dressing room that used to be his personal flat and the Royal box stage to cast a critical eye upon the cast. Furthermore, his wife is said to haunt wearing her ball gown and carrying her pickaneese dog. However, rumour of her dog’s ghost stopped after a dog like skeleton was found withing the walls and buried. The stories certainly add a bit of character to the place. The hippo lounge is a great accessible place to enjoy drinks and snacks either before, between or after. So if you like to be entertained in a beautiful historic and artistic place then this is the place to visit.
Accessibility at Darlington Hippodrome
The Hippodrome boasts accessible lounges on all levels of the building. In addition, the building is historic with tours available. Not to mention, they do have two lifts to access the other floors. Furthermore, touch tours of sets and the costumes before shows are available. There are accessible toilets within the building. Both audio description and headphones for those who are hearing impaired are also available.
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