Sunderland Rallies for City of Culture Bid Launch

A PACKED programme of music performed exclusively by Wearsiders will play a central part in the launch weekend of Sunderland’s bid to become the UK’s City of Culture 2021. The city has announced plans for a two-day programme, from Friday September 18 to Sunday September 20, to officially launch the process of Sunderland bidding for […]

Call for Programme Manager


Battle of the Somme Cultural Programme for 2016. Sunderland City Council, in partnership with Sunderland Cultural Partnership has put together a wide ranging programme of arts and heritage projects between 2014 and 2018 to commemorate WW1. The focal point of these commemorations will be a cultural programme in 2016 with plans to mount a large […]

Creative Producer required

Sunderland Cultural Partnership is seeking expressions of interest in regards to a number of creative commissions it wishes to offer to realise a large scale outdoor public cultural event to commemorate the Battle of the Somme in 2016. We are looking for an exceptional individual or organisation with the creative flare, imagination and experience to […]

Sunderland – A bid for UK City of Culture

Sunderland City Council has given the go-ahead to make a bid to become the UK City of Culture for 2021. The development of the bid would come from Sunderland Cultural Partnership, working with cultural organisations and communities across the city. The UK City of Culture programme creates a national cultural event focused on a particular […]

Invitation to Subsidised Arts Award Training in Sunderland

Sunderland Cultural Partnership and Bridge North East are offering a number of subsidised Arts Award Training Sessions in Sunderland. Over recent months, organisations involved in Sunderland Cultural Partnership’s Learning Group have been working together, with support from Bridge North East, to develop a city-wide Arts Award offer for Sunderland. This will mean that organisations involved […]

Sunderland Launches New Vision for Culture

Sunderland Cultural Partnership today launches an ambitious new vision for arts and culture in the city, at a showcase event held at National Glass Centre. The event will see artists, musicians and those working in culture from across the city and region, come together to hear about some of the ambitious shared plans for the […]