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Hundreds of Durham primary school pupils work with glass to achieve national art accreditation  

  Students from a primary school in County Durham have successfully completed a year-long arts project in collaboration with National Glass Centre, earning 280 pupils their Arts Award Discover. Since 2018, every pupil at Catchgate Primary School has been taking part in National Glass Centre’s Around the World project, with each of them creating an artwork inspired […]

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SUNDERLAND ON THE HUNT FOR YOUNG CULTURAL AMBASSADORS

Young people across Sunderland are being given the exciting opportunity to co-produce and run their own events thanks to the launch of Sunderland Culture’s brand-new Young Ambassador Team project. The project will give young people, ages 13-25, the chance to attend and organise cultural events, work with artists, and learn a host of new practical […]

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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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