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Arts Council Collection x University of Sunderland, School of Art and Design Paint the Town in Sound Virtual Exhibition Takeover

26 April- 23 May Online – Paint the Town in Sound Virtual Exhibition Takeover Sunderland Culture, Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens, University of Sunderland, School of Art and Design and Arts Council Collection have joined forces to deliver a series of takeovers. The takeovers are in response to the themes and works within the Arts […]

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Hot New It III

3 – 17 May 2021 Silksworth Row, Sunderland  This May, look out for the latest exhibition by curatorial duo Spaghetti Factory outside on the streets of Sunderland! Hot New It III is the third and final exhibition by Spaghetti Factory in a series in collaboration with Sunderland Culture and Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens. For […]

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Musical Sunderland Quiz

Thursday 27 May/ 2:30pm/ Online quiz Join folk singer and historian Keith Gregson for a 45-minute quiz exploring the history of local music venues, bands and songs. Entry to the quiz is free – there are no prizes, just the fun of taking part! Please book your place for this quiz using the link below […]

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More Songs for Wearside – a talk with Eileen Richardson

Monday 24 May/ 2:30pm/ Online Talk Join local folk singer and song collector Eileen Richardson as she explores more traditional Sunderland songs and legends. Please book your place for this talk using the link below and a Zoom invite will be emailed to you before the event.  This talk supports the Paint the Town in […]

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Paint the Town in Sound Podcasts

Mercury Prize nominated Sunderland band Field Music and Sunderland Culture, present the Paint the Town in Sound Podcast mini-series to accompany and compliment the Paint the Town in Sound exhibition at Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens. The Paint the Town in Sound exhibition explores the timeless relationship between art and music, examining the direct links […]

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Some Songs for Wearside – a talk with Keith Gregson

Thursday 20 May/ 2:30pm/ Online Talk Join folk singer and historian Keith Gregson as he looks at some traditional and contemporary Sunderland songs with links to local history and legends. Please book your place for this talk using the link below and a Zoom invite will be emailed to you before the event.  This talk […]

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