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Summer of Music to thrill Wearside

A SUMMER Of Music is set to sweep Sunderland. The city will reaffirm its musical credentials as venues across Wearside host a vast array of bands, groups, musicians and singers from a range of musical genres. Venues from the Stadium of Light to pubs, clubs, parks and theatres have come together to promote Summer of […]

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Museum’s Jubliee Celebrations are for all the family

HER MAJESTY The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee will be celebrated with a special programme of activities at Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens. Events to mark the Queen’s 70 years of service start on Saturday, May 21, with a community display and a Queen Through Time trail. The display, Pyrex 100: A Right Royal Celebration, features items […]

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New exhibition explores island life

A NEW exhibition at the Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art (NGCA) explores ‘Island’ life in the UK after 1945. The Island exhibition features photographic artworks loaned from the Arts Council Collection as part of Sunderland Culture’s three-year National Partners Programme, alongside rarely seen paintings from Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens’ collection. Island incorporates work from […]

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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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