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NEW NGCA EXHIBITION WAS FIVE YEARS IN THE MAKING…

THE artist behind a stunning new exhibition at Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art (NGCA) has revealed the processes behind his latest work. Internationally-renowned artist and photographer Dan Holdsworth’s Continuous Topography exhibition opened last week, and another solo exhibition, Spatial Objects, will open at NGCA in January 2019. Dan has made his name through creating large-scale […]

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OLD AND NEW WAYS TO CELEBRATE CITY’S RICH HERITAGE

A JOINT exhibition in an iconic Sunderland building is celebrating the city’s proud heritage in a new way. Artists Ian Potts and Richard Fletcher are bringing Sunderland’s history to life with their Lost and Found exhibition in Mackie’s Corner, at the crossroads of Fawcett Street and High Street West. The exhibition uses both ultra-modern and […]

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FINAL PREPARATIONS FOR PAGES OF THE SEA

FINAL preparations are being made for Pages of the Sea, a national event to mark the centenary of Armistice Day, part of which is being delivered on Roker Beach on Sunday (November 11). Pages of the Sea is an informal, nationwide gesture of remembrance for the men and women who left their home shores during […]

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POET LAUREATE’S PAGES OF THE SEA SONNET TO THE FALLEN

A SONNET written by the Poet Laureate for Danny Boyle’s national event to mark the centenary of the end of the First World War has been unveiled. Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy was asked by Boyle to write something for Pages of the Sea, his commission from 14-18 NOW to mark the centenary of Armistice […]

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GIVING VOICE TO PAGES OF THE SEA

A SPECIAL Sunderland choir is being created to perform at Danny Boyle’s national event to mark the centenary of the end of the First World War. Sunderland has been chosen as one of a handful of coastal towns and cities to take part in Pages of the Sea, Danny Boyle’s commission from 14-18 NOW to […]

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PAGES OF THE SEA AMBASSADORS URGE YOU TO TAKE PART

NATIONAL and regional Ambassadors for Pages of the Sea, Danny Boyle’s commission for to mark the centenary of Armistice Day, have urged the public to get involved in this Sunday’s event. The public is invited to gather on beaches across the UK on Sunday (November 11) for Pages of the Sea, an informal, nationwide gesture […]

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