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Highlights of new season at Arts Centre Washington announced

From tales of rebellion, haunting classics and the anti-wedding event of the year, to captivating children’s shows, must-see comedy, and magical Christmas experiences, there’s something for everyone to enjoy in Arts Centre Washington’s exciting new autumn programme. Theatre highlights include a loud and rambunctious new show by critically acclaimed rap storyteller Jack Dean, featuring an […]

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Sunderland’s local communities unite to celebrate culture and creativity

Community groups from across Sunderland came together last month to perform and share in a moving showcase of culture and storytelling. The project, entitled Who Do You Want To Meet?, brought together six community groups, who had never previously met, to collaborate in creating a performance which was shared on 30 June at St Lukes, […]

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ART EVENT GIVES A VOICE TO YOUNG PEOPLE IN SUNDERLAND

Young people in Sunderland will have the chance to add their voice to a playful and empowering mission to save the future when a sensational interactive video installation, Multiverse Arcade, arrives at Sunderland Culture’s Mackie’s Corner pop-up gallery from 25 May – 8 June. ‘What will you do when you’re in charge?’ Inspired by the […]

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A NEW SERIES OF WORKSHOPS AND TALKS FOR WRITERS NEW TO WRITING FOR THE STAGE

Sunderland Stages Writers’ Project is a new citywide initiative from Sunderland Culture, developed with the support of the Great Place Unlock programme, aiming to develop talent and unlock potential in the Sunderland area. Sunderland Stages Writers’ Project targets writers new to writing for theatre and aims to provide a ‘crash course’ in writing for the […]

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SUNDERLAND TO HOST PRESTIGIOUS ARTS COUNCIL COLLECTION

THE continuing renaissance of Sunderland’s cultural sector today (Tuesday, March 12) received further impetus after confirmation the city has been chosen to host artwork from the acclaimed Arts Council Collection. Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens will be one of only three galleries nationwide to present work from the Arts Council Collection as part of the […]

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1,000 TICKETS SNAPPED UP FOR LEONARDO EXHIBITION

MORE than 1,000 tickets have already been snapped for an exhibition of drawings created by ‘one of the greatest minds in history’ at Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens. Leonardo da Vinci: A Life in Drawing, featuring 12 drawings from the Italian master, is part of a national tour to mark the 500th anniversary of his […]

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