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The Fire Station is home to studios specially designed to accommodate creative writing and drama workshops for children and young people delivered by Live Theatre, and participatory workshops in all forms of dance from Dance City.

Find more information below.

Dance City Sunderland

Dance City Sunderland’s classes at the Fire Station

Dance City Sunderland offers 21 different classes per week. From Belly Dance to Ballet, Salsa to Tap there is a dance style to suit everyone. You don’t have to have danced before to join our classes. Absolute beginners are just as welcome as experienced dancers.

For a full programme and more information visit


Live Theatre – Live Tales

Live Theatre's Live Tales at The Fire Station
Live Theatre’s Live Tales at The Fire Station

Free, fun, inspiring story writing workshops for schools by Live Theatre in Sunderland!

Observe your class embrace creativity as worlds are built, characters come to life, and ideas spark excitement and confidence. See them explore original thinking and discover their voice as they write their own stories.

For more information visit

https://www.live.org.uk/creative-opportunities/children-young-people/live-tales-story-writing-workshops