The Journal Culture Awards 2017

We’re thrilled to have been made finalists for this years Journal Culture Awards! Inventors and A Great Night Out are both up for Best Event in Sunderland this year. Inventors was a project which saw local inventor Dominic Wilcox ask school children and people from Sunderland and South Tyneside to draw their own ideas and… Read more

Dominic Wilcox talk at Sunderland University

8th March 2017, Sir Tom Cowie Lecture Theatre, Sir Tom Cowie Campus at St Peter’s Inventors! creator and artist Dominic Wilcox will be heading to Sunderland University on the 8th of March! Dominic’s talk will take a high-speed journey through the Sunderland born artist and designer’s creative life so far, examining his constant search for… Read more

Low Simonside Community Association Open Day

The Cultural Spring is hosting a meet and greet event at Low Simonside Community Association on Saturday February 25th between 11am and 2pm. The event will have FREE classes on arts, crafts and music for all ages to take part. Come on down and take part in some brilliant workshops and even tell us what you would like to see… Read more

Come along to our Punk Workshops!

To celebrate the Punk 1976 – 78 Exhibition at Sunderland Libraries and Museum, we have commissioned a number of Punk inspired workshops which you can take part in. Punk Fashion Under the guidance of textile artist Sheila Biggs, you will use the imagery and spirit of punk to create new garments out of old. Explore… Read more

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