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Sunderland Museum invites public to be part of Covid-19 photography project

Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens have announced a contemporary collecting project asking residents to share photographs of their experience of life during the Coronavirus outbreak. The Museum seeks to collect images – that capture snapshots of feelings and experiences at a time when many local lives will have been put on hold or turned upside […]

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City explores age and creativity

A NEW festival exploring the creativity of older generations is being celebrated on Wearside. The national Age of Creativity Festival was planned for May and had to move online because of the spread of COVID-19 – but this hasn’t stopped Sunderland Culture from developing a range of activities to ensure Wearsiders can still get involved. […]

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CITY FINDS NEW WAYS TO DELIVER THE ARTS

SUNDERLAND’S cultural venues may be closed, but Wearsiders can still access an exciting range of great performances, exhibitions and arts activity. Since having closed it’s venues in response to the spread of COVID-19, Sunderland Culture, University of Sunderland and Sunderland City Council have been working to deliver arts, culture and heritage online and in innovative […]

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Legacy programme announced for award-winning film telling astonishing North East stories from the Somme

The award-winning film Asunder, which premiered at the Sunderland Empire on the 100th anniversary of the Battle of the Somme in 2016, has been awarded funding by 14 -18 NOW for an extended run of screenings and a project with Sunderland schools. The legacy programme will be delivered by Sunderland Culture and will include screenings […]

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February half-term fun in Sunderland

This half-term there are a huge variety of events and activities on offer across Sunderland Culture’s venues. From hands-on art workshops, crafts, and glassmaking to performance, theatre, music and trails, there’s plenty to keep everyone entertained. Here’s a few of the programme highlights… At Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens There are plenty of fun, free […]

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A new writing event showcasing playwrights from Sunderland

Thursday 2nd April 2020,  The Peacock, High Street West, Sunderland Writehouse is a new writing event showcasing playwrights from Sunderland and beyond, and providing an opportunity for theatre makers to meet in an informal, social environment. It is open to all and not dependent on previous experience. A selection of extracts from several submitted scripts […]

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