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TheRootMusic Rap Show: Blitz SparkUpTheMic, Album of the Week from Leddie MC and TheRootRewind for new 90Bro


TheRootMusic Rap Show: Blitz SparkUpTheMic, Album of the Week from Leddie MC and TheRootRewind for new 90Bro

Every Monday from 9-11 Lee Hawthorn presents TheRootMusic Rap Show! Playing the latest and greatest in rap music. This week we get an Album of the […]

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DanceRevolution: New Music from Ryan Blyth, Kilian & Jo and Wideboys


DanceRevolution: New Music from Ryan Blyth, Kilian & Jo and Wideboys

Scott McGerty and gets your rave started with 90 minutes of new followed by 90 minutes of old. Perfect for your weekend, your weekday or your […]

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no responses. 1st February 2017 Nathan Ely

Sunderland’s City of Culture bid wins national backing at Parliament event


Sunderland’s City of Culture bid wins national backing at Parliament event

Are you backing our city in the push to get City of Culture right here to Sunderland; Is that yes? As are we at Spark! Huge developments […]

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TheRootMusic Rap Show AlbumOfTheWeek: Leddie MC – A Piece of Cake


TheRootMusic Rap Show AlbumOfTheWeek: Leddie MC – A Piece of Cake

Without Leddie MC’s music, I’m not sure where I would be. I don’t mean that in an exisential crisis way, like I often write about the […]

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no responses. 28th January 2017 Jay Sykes

Telling Tales – Stephanie Chungu on Women in Local Music


Telling Tales – Stephanie Chungu on Women in Local Music

“I’m a huge music nut.  That’s why I do my own specialist music show [the Urban Show on Monday nights, it’s well worth checking out!] – […]

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no responses. 27th January 2017 Jay Sykes

ArtyParti – Mapping Armageddon & the #DailyMailHaiku


ArtyParti – Mapping Armageddon & the #DailyMailHaiku

On this week’s ArtyParti, Spark’s gold award-winning weekly participatory arts programme, we welcomed three live guests involved in the upcoming Mapping Armageddon project – visual artist Stephanie […]

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no responses. 27th January 2017 Adam Wood

Olympic legend Steve Cram and Team GB Paralympic Coach Jonathon Riall to host public lecture in Sunderland


Olympic legend Steve Cram and Team GB Paralympic Coach Jonathon Riall to host public lecture in Sunderland

Put your questions to Olympic legend Steve Cram, and Team GB’s Paratriathlon team coach, Jonathon Riall – both graduates of the University of Sunderland. The pair […]

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no responses. 26th January 2017 Ethan Lowerson-Marshall

University of Sunderland announces free Graduation tickets


University of Sunderland announces free Graduation tickets

From this summer onwards, the University of Sunderland will be offering all UK graduates two free guest tickets for their graduation ceremony, in addition to the […]

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no responses. 26th January 2017 Adam Wood

Ryan & Beth Interview The Kets


Ryan & Beth Interview The Kets

Ryan & Beth speak to local band the Kets. Find out more about the Kets on their facebook page.

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no responses. 26th January 2017 Ethan Lowerson-Marshall

Spark Supporting #SmearForSmear Campaign


Spark Supporting #SmearForSmear Campaign

Here at Spark this week we’ve been supporting the #SmearForSmear campaign – as part of Cervical Cancer Prevention Week (22-28 January). Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust are asking […]

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