What's on - community events

  1. Happiness is a New Idea : This link opens in a new window

    Happiness is a New Idea

    Saturday 31 May 2014   |  City Library and Arts Centre |  View on map

    Until April 2017, 'Happiness is a New Idea' is a building-wide exhibition that is a collaboration between the City Library and Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art.

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    • Family friendly
    • Wheelchair / pushchair accessible
  2. Sunderland Minster renamed in 1998 in recognition of Sunderland's city status : This link opens in a new window

    The GAP

    Tuesday 27 January 2015   |  Sunderland Minster |  View on map

    All week, from Monday 27 January, join a chat show with a twist - an exciting multi-media approach to helping people hear and think about the good news with Footprints Theatre and Bishop Paul.

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    • Family friendly
    • Wheelchair / pushchair accessible
  3. Holocaust Memorial Day : This link opens in a new window

    The Relief of Belsen

    Thursday 29 January 2015   |  City Library and Arts Centre |  View on map

    A talk on the liberation of Bergen Belsen as part of Holocaust Memorial Day.

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    • Family friendly
    • Wheelchair / pushchair accessible
  4. National Libraries Day: Use it, love it, join it. : This link opens in a new window

    Pedagogues, Perps, Prostitutes and Piles

    Saturday 7 February 2015   |  Washington Town Centre Library |  View on map

    As part of National Libraries Day, Norman Kirtlan, retired forensic artist and local historian, will detail dark tales from Victorian Sunderland from his latest book of the same name.

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    • Family friendly
    • Wheelchair / pushchair accessible
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    Moon Booth

    Saturday 7 February 2015   |  Washington Town Centre Library |  View on map

    As part of National Libraries Day, drop in to the photo booth and have your photograph taken with your favourite book.

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    • Family friendly
    • Wheelchair / pushchair accessible
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    Book cover blending

    Saturday 7 February 2015   |  City Library and Arts Centre |  View on map

    As part of National Libraries Day, you can work with artist and photographer Nicola Maxwell to blend photographs and book covers to produce an original piece of artwork.

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    • Family friendly
    • Wheelchair / pushchair accessible
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    Kate Fox author session

    Saturday 7 February 2015   |  City Library and Arts Centre |  View on map

    As part of National Libraries Day, join Kate Fox for an entertaining hour of words and stories about the power of books and reading.

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    • Family friendly
    • Wheelchair / pushchair accessible
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    Storysack taster session

    Saturday 7 February 2015   |  Washington Town Centre Library |  View on map

    As part of National Libraries Day, why not bring along your child's favourite book and design and decorate your own storysack to keep it in?

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    • Family friendly
    • Wheelchair / pushchair accessible
  9. National Libraries Day: Use it, love it, join it. : This link opens in a new window

    Storysack taster session

    Saturday 7 February 2015   |  City Library and Arts Centre |  View on map

    As part of National Libraries Day, why not bring along your child's favourite book and design and decorate your own storysack to keep it in?

    Find out more...

    • Family friendly
    • Wheelchair / pushchair accessible
  10. Holocaust Memorial Day : This link opens in a new window

    The Tin Ring

    Friday 13 February 2015   |  Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens

    A performance based on the writings of Holocaust survivor Zdenka Fantlova.

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    • Family friendly
    • Wheelchair / pushchair accessible