The Cultural Spring Third Year Video

We’re very thrilled to show you our brand new video which showcases all the workshops, projects and events we’ve been up to this year! We’ll also be releasing a documentary video in the new year which will take a look back at the past three years of The Cultural Spring. Take a look at Year… Read more

Our First Three Years Exhibition

We’re delighted to announce that we have a new Cultural Spring exhibition coming to The Customs House on Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th January 2017. ‘Our First Three Years’ will take a look back at Phase 1 of The Cultural Spring by showing videos, photos and props from our cultural commissions and workshops. We’ll also… Read more

Sunderland 2021 – Team 21 – Project Co-ordinator Brief

Sunderland 2021 are currently looking for a Team 2021 Project Co-ordinator. Below is the brief to apply. Title – Team 21 Project Co-ordinator Length of contract – 9th January – 8th September 2017 (8 months) Proposed work pattern – 0.2 FTE or 1 day per week Fee Available £4,300.00 Contracted to – The MAC Trust… Read more

Call out for Punk 1976-78 Exhibition workshops

The Cultural Spring & Sunderland Library Service Call out for Punk 1976-78 Exhibition workshops – November 2016 Introduction The Cultural Spring and Sunderland Library Service is seeking to commission two artists or arts organisations to deliver two workshop programmes based on the Punk 1976-78 Exhibition with local communities based across the Cultural Spring’s current and… Read more

Go and See: Jack and the Beanstalk

Do you live in one of our 10 wards? Want to get into the Christmas spirit? We have a brilliant offer to see The Customs House’s new pantomime Jack and the Beanstalk for only £7 due to our Go and See programme. Our Go and See programme aims to ensure that people living in our… Read more

‘Go & See’ to The Northern Children’s Book Festival Gala Day

The 32nd annual Northern Children’s Book Festival takes place this autumn and we have arranged free bus travel to the Gala Day at Middlesbrough Library and Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art (mima) on Saturday, November 19. The free Gala Day will be an opportunity for families to get actively involved in creative sessions run by… Read more

Take part in our Cultural Spring Survey

Have you taken part in one of our workshops, events or commissions? We’d love to hear your own thoughts and experiences on The Cultural Spring and the work that we do. We have a survey available that will help us with future events in our Phase 2 of The Cultural Spring and for you to… Read more

Volunteer Opportunities for WordPlay

The Cultural Spring’s newest commission WordPlay takes place next Thursday 3rd November at 6.30pm in South Shields Market Square. WordPlay will be a collaboration with South Tyneside Council, Southpaw Dance Company, and Event International who were responsible for the breath-taking and award winning mass-movement performance RUSH from April 2015 as part of the project. The project… Read more

Funding Extended to 2020

We’re delighted to announce that we’ve been given an extension to The Cultural Spring for a further three years. The initiative is part of a national Arts Council scheme, Creative People and Places, designed to improve access to the arts in areas where a lack of provision has resulted in low participation. The Cultural Spring, representing… Read more