Sunderland culture

International dishes – along with some traditional British favourites – will be on offer to visitors to The Tall Ships Races Sunderland 2018. From 10-14 July, the city will play host to 54 sailing ships and their crews from around the world, and the international theme is echoed in the food and drink on offer […]

Today the people behind the Sunderland City of Culture Bid have announced the launch of a brand new cultural programme for Sunderland. Twenty Four Seven is an ambitious seven-year project that aims to build on the city’s unsuccessful 2021 bid and existing cultural offerings. The £60m project will take the city up to 2024, with […]

Recruitment is underway for a team of volunteers to lead a youth arts festival here in the North East. Each year, The Customs House in South Shields, is taken over by emerging artists and arts professionals for a week of theatre, cinema, music, dance, poetry, hip hop and visual art. The Takeover Festival runs throughout […]

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