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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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PAGES OF THE SEA WORKSHOPS

WRITING and printmaking workshops will complement a major event to mark the centenary of the end of the First World War. Film director Danny Boyle is producing Pages of the Sea, a national commission for 14-18 NOW to mark the centenary of Armistice Day. On November 11, Remembrance Sunday, a giant sand portrait of a […]

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2ND LT HUGH CARR TO BE COMMEMORATED WITH SAND PORTRAIT ON ROKER BEACH FOR DANNY BOYLE’S ARMISTICE COMMISSION

SECOND Lieutenant Hugh Carr, who lost his life in the First World War, will be commemorated by a large-scale sand portrait for Danny Boyle’s Armistice commission Pages of the Sea it was announced today. On Sunday 11 November, the public is invited to assemble at one of thirty-two beaches around the UK and the Republic […]

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GRAYSON PERRY’S TAPESTRIES ON SHOW IN SUNDERLAND

AN exhibition of work from one of the UK’s favourite artists is on show in Sunderland. Sunderland Museum, Library and Winter Gardens is hosting Turner prize winner Grayson Perry’s The Essex House Tapestries: the Life of Julie Cope until Sunday, November 4. The exhibition consists of two large-scale, striking tapestries shown alongside a graphic installation […]

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EXPERIENCE THE ART OF RANGOLI

AN internationally-respected artist will celebrate 30 years of working in communities around the world with an exhibition in Sunderland. Ugandan-born textile artist Ranbir Kaur will mark three decades of working in the rangoli tradition with an exhibition starting on Saturday, October 13 at Sunderland Museum, Library and Winter Gardens. The exhibition, Life in Colour, will […]

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