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02/11/2014 - 18:11
In 2011 a play called ‘Sunderland’ written by French author Clement Koch, which included references to Sunderland Football Club, wowed Parisian theatre goers. Now in 2014 a more local author David...
02/11/2014 - 13:40
Street Art has always been a part of Sunderland’s culture but in recent years it has blossomed with local street artists creating more and more fantastically original pieces of work, street art...
01/11/2014 - 13:28
Sunderland has taken café and coffee shop culture to its heart with some of the best cafes and coffee shops anywhere in the North East. Many of them also offer a lot more than just coffee and good...
Ballet Lorent performing at National Glass Centre, in front of Magdalene’s Odundo’s Transition II – Image: Toni Ross
30/10/2014 - 16:20
A new vision for the future of culture in Sunderland was launched at the National Glass Centre on 17 October. Sunderland Cultural Partnership, which formed in 2013 led by University of Sunderland and...
Sun Plane by Allen Jones
20/10/2014 - 15:00
The painting ‘Sun Plane’ by Allen Jones which is part of the Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens art collections is to go on show at the Royal Academy of Arts as part of a retrospective of his...
20/10/2014 - 12:16
What the Artist Saw - The BP Portrait Awards at the National Portrait Gallery in 2014 – video courtesy of the National Portrait Gallery In its 35th year and 25th year of sponsorship by BP the...
05/10/2014 - 20:17
See it Do it Sunderland welcomed members of the National Portrait Gallery and BP to Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens for the preview of the BP Portrait Awards. Amongst the guests were; Pim...
03/10/2014 - 13:09
The BP Portrait Awards from the National Portrait Gallery opened to the public on Saturday 4 October at Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens. The BP Portrait Awards which this year attracted 2,377...

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