Sunderland Creative Forum

The first Sunderland Creative Forum took place on 4 October and was hosted by Ross Millard, Laura Brewis and Pop Recs. The Forum was an opportunity to bring people together for a chance to talk, hear updates, meet and connect with existing and new colleagues and hear from some of the organisations in the city […]

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Arts Council England’s National Portfolio Investment Programme

We are delighted that Sunderland Culture has been successful in its application to Arts Council England’s National Portfolio Investment Programme, and has been awarded additional investment for 2023-2026 as a Levelling Up for Culture place. Over the next 3 years, we will continue to work hard so that communities across Sunderland can access great cultural […]

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Let’s Talk Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens

Sunderland City Council are excited to share that they are about to embark on a programme to refresh Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens and to make even more of the amazing space and collection. Sunderland Council want to make sure that the whole museum is a modern, accessible, bright and innovative space that shows off […]

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Grayson Perry’s Tapestries return to Wearside for Anniversary Tour

Tapestries created by one of the UK’s favourite artists and chronicling the life story of a fictional Sunderland man are set to return to the city.  Turner Prize winning Grayson Perry’s hugely popular series of six tapestries, The Vanity of Small Differences, is to return to Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens from Saturday, April 9.  […]

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Award-Winning Artist’s Work Exhibited Online and at Museum

An emerging, Sunderland-based glass artist will explore the influences behind his amazing work in an online exhibition which goes live later this month. Ghanaian born Anthony Amoako-Attah is in the final stages of completing an exciting new glass artwork, Transition IV, which was commissioned as part of a series by Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens […]

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Free Arts Sessions aim to improve youngsters’ mental wellbeing

Free arts activity sessions have been arranged to help young Wearsiders with their mental wellbeing Arts Centre Washington and Sunderland Culture are launching the free Arts and Wellbeing sessions, called Creative Me, for young people aged 13 – 18. The sessions will take place on a Tuesday, from 5 – 6.30pm, starting Tuesday, November 9, […]

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