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Summer of affordable family fun with Sunderland Culture

A JAM-PACKED programme of affordable fun will keep families busy over the summer holidays at three cultural venues on Wearside. Sunderland Culture, who programme venues across the city, have put together a busy schedule of workshops, plays and other arts activity at Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens, National Glass Centre and Arts Centre Washington to […]

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Fire station’s hot new programme

SOME of the UK’s top comedians, legendary names from rock, pop and folk and one of the country’s leading performance poets all feature in an exciting programme at Sunderland’s newest cultural venue. After The Fire Station Auditorium’s brilliant debut programme – Firestarters – came to a successful conclusion last month, the venue is gearing up […]

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New appointments to Sunderland Culture Board

SUNDERLAND Culture has welcomed a number of new board members to join the organisation’s founding partners in supporting the ongoing growth of the company. The nominated new trustees include MAC Trust board member and Sunderland Empire Theatre Director Marie Nixon; University of Sunderland Council board member Ian Kershaw and Sunderland City Council Executive Director of […]

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Artistic Collaboration better by design

A UNIQUE collaboration between local schools, National Glass Centre and a major UK museum has come to a successful conclusion. DesignLab Nation was a national educational initiative launched by V&A the world’s leading museum of art, design and performance, in 2017. The programme brought together secondary schools, local museums and designers, practitioners and industry to […]

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Brent and Steph receive New Encounters bursaries

SUNDERLAND Culture has awarded two more artists New Encounters bursaries. The bursary scheme was launched last year as a way to help artists from diverse or disabled communities realise their cultural ambitions. The artists are given bursaries and a mentor to help them gain experience in their chosen art forms. The latest recipients are Steph […]

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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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