The NEW company established to manage and develop Sunderland’s cultural venues is celebrating after securing £1.25m of funding. The grant from The Great Place Scheme is a huge early success for Sunderland Culture, the new company set up to run major city attractions and venues. The city will be one of 16 pilot areas for […]

Sunderland Culture Company Hailed By Arts Council Boss

A unique approach to managing and developing cultural venues has been unveiled in Sunderland. A new company has been set up to run major city attractions including National Glass Centre and the Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens.  The new venture – which will also oversee Sunderland’s bid for UK City of Culture in 2021 – […]

Asunder Community Screenings

Following overwhelming feedback to the premiere at Sunderland Empire in July 2016, we are pleased to announce a programme of community screenings of  Asunder from early 2017. The screenings will take place in venues throughout the North East which have some connection to the stories in the film. Using archive and contemporary footage, Asunder collages […]

CAKE 5 ‘Fused creativity in the city’

Creative Fuse North East aims to create new means by which to release unrealised potential within the Creative Economy and broader business communities. Delivered by the 5 regional Universities it intends to equip organisations with new creative confidence and capacity to develop innovation partnerships and ways of working, in order to respond to the challenges that matter to […]

Sunderland Schools – Arts Award Surgery

Tuesday 27th September, 16:00 – 18:00 at the Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens Arts and Cultural organisations based in Sunderland are coming together Tuesday 27th September to offer the chance to gain support , advice and insight on your Arts Award work through an open surgery held at the Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens. The […]

Sunderland Arts Award Supporter City – SCHOOLS LAUNCH

Sunderland Arts Award Supporter City – SCHOOLS LAUNCH Tuesday 3rd May, 4pm – 6pm, National Glass Centre, Liberty Way, Sunderland SR6 0GL We warmly invite all Sunderland schools to join us to celebrate the official launch of Sunderland: Arts Award Supporter City. Over the past two years Sunderland’s cultural organisations have been working together to […]

Events Manager needed for Asunder

SPECIFICATION FOR SERVICES To Commission an Events Management company/individual to manage the delivery of wrap around activity for Asunder Sunday 10th July 2016, Sunderland City Centre Background As part of Sunderland’s World War One Commemoration Sunderland Cultural Partnership have co-commissioned Asunder. Asunder will see award winning film maker Esther Johnson tell a powerful story of […]

Sunderland 10×10: 10 Artists into 10 Businesses

Open Call – Residency Programme 2016 for North East Artists                                                      Sunderland Cultural Partnership is delighted to invite submissions from artists and creatives (curators, producers, creative SMEs etc) from Sunderland and […]

Stringing Bedes Exhibition

The Stringing Bedes exhibition at Bedes World in Jarrow is now open! The exhibition will be running daily 10am – 4pm until the 31st of March. The Stringing Bedes Exhibition will be a Poetry and Print Pilgrimage Project which will show art from 8 local artists who have taken inspiration from the Stringing Bedes pilgrimage […]

Asunder Project – Participation Opportunity

We are very excited to announce an opportunity to be part of the Asunder programme; commemorating Battle of the Somme, 1916 and the impact it had on Sunderland and it’s communities. This opportunity is open to anyone working with Sunderland Communities. Please find more information on the programme overall, as well as a project brief […]