Sunderland Culture unveils new Creative Fellowships

Sunderland Culture has announced the latest recipients of its Creative Development Fellowships scheme. Launched in June 2019, the Creative Development Fellowships aim to support artistic development within the city. The Fellowships enable each recipient to develop their creative practice in a range of diverse ways – from funding practical tools and equipment, mentorship, business support and courses, […]

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Srijoni Exhibition will Showcase Art of Women’s Group

AN arts project exploring the impact of the Covid pandemic on women from ethnically diverse communities will culminate in an exhibition at Arts Centre Washington.  For the last few months the Srijoni project has involved women from diverse communities supporting each other through arts and craft activity. The project was set-up and run by Sangini, a Black and minority ethnic (BME) led, […]

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Sunderland Culture receives further lifeline grant from Government’s Culture Recovery Fund

Sunderland Culture has been awarded £143,889 as part of the Government’s Culture Recovery Fund (CRF) to help face the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic and to ensure they have a sustainable future, the Culture Secretary has announced today.   Sunderland Culture is one of many cultural and creative organisations across the country receiving urgently needed support. The investment which has been announced today is part of the second round of the Culture Recovery Fund grants programme being administered by Arts […]

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Young people’s group wins prestigous awards

A YOUNG people’s project in Sunderland has won two prestigious High Sheriff Awards. The Celebrate Different Collective is a group of young people from across Wearside, who meet weekly, supported by Sunderland Culture. The Collective’s members are aged between 13 and 25 and co-produce and run their own events as well as working with artists […]

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Sunderland Culture celebrates funding awarded to deliver social prescribing

A NEW Sunderland partnership will be delivering a project designed to help people recover from Covid through the power of social prescribing.  A £50,000 grant from the Thriving Communities Fund will help establish the partnership to improve and increase the range and reach of social prescribing activities on Wearside. Sunderland Culture, Sunderland Carers Centre, Groundwork […]

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Asunder lives on through new screening programme

AN award-winning film about Sunderland people living through the First World War is set to get a much wider audience. Asunder premiered at the Sunderland Empire on the 100th anniversary of the Battle of the Somme in 2016 as part of the national 14 -18 Now programme of experiences connecting people with the First World War, […]

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