The Crossing the Tees book festival returns for 2019! The library services for Stockton, Middlesbrough, HartlepoolDarlington and Redcar & Cleveland are delighted to once again bring you this festival for the Tees Valley.

Booking Information

Booking is essential unless otherwise stated.

To book online

Please visit the Crossing the Tees website at:

To book over the phone

Please call ARC Stockton Art Centre’s Box Office on: 01642 525199

To book in person

Please visit ARC Stockton Arts Centre’s Box Office, 60 Dovecot Street, Stockton-on-Tees, TS18 1LL


Unfortunately refunds and exchanges are not available.


Booking is essential for all events, unless otherwise stated. Please book your place online, at ARC’s Box Office or over the phone.

Please note: tickets will not be issued for any of these events, and you do not need to bring along a booking confirmation. When you arrive at the event, please give a member of staff the name of the person who booked for your party to gain entry.

A booking fee of £0.10 will be charged per ticket booked online, over the phone, or in person. Tickets for free events will not be subject to this fee.

Challenge 25 will operate at all events where alcohol is served.

On the day you will only be able to book at host libraries if the event has not already sold out.

Important Information

Children under 10 years must be accompanied by an adult at all events.

For details regarding ease of access to any of our events, please contact the host library.