You’re Just Little

Steph Robson is the writer behind a blog called ‘Hello Little Lady’. This celebrates and gives a voice to people in the dwarf community. She wanted to share her experiences with new audiences, using photographs to explain her viewpoint, but needed a venue and some professional advice. Steph, who studied an M.A. in Radio (Production…

Artworks-U: Satellite

The Spectrum Cultural Hub is thrilled to announce an innovative new venture to develop community and Participatory Arts projects in the North East. Meetings will take place 4 times a year. Our special guest will be Dr. Caroline Mitchell, Senior Lecturer in Radio at the University of Sunderland. Caroline is also Network Developer for ArtWorks-U,…

Spectrum expands its offer for local education.

The Spectrum Cultural Hub continues to expand its offer of local, relevant educational opportunities. We are now listed in the Culture Bridge North East directory for Arts Award and Artsmark providers. Click HERE to read about us.

High Sheriff’s Award

Spectrum Cultural Hub was celebrating this evening. We received an award from the High Sheriff of Durham for our community work with young adults, including those with SEND. This will help us to expand our offer of Arts activities which are relevant, accessible, educational and community based. Thank you to everybody who has made this…

A Picture of Our Time

It’s been a good week for Spectrum, especially about funding! We are offering an opportunity to participate in an innovative Arts project for young adults in East Durham, UK. Interested? Take a look at our application form or contact us for more information: Word doc – A Picture of Our Time Application PDF – A…

Now on Instagram.

Spectrum Cultural Hub is now on Instagram as spectrumculturalhub. Click on the image to take a look. Please share and follow us, too.

Network with your Neighbour Event.

On Tuesday 16 January, 2018, we welcomed local businesses for an early morning networking event with Business Durham. Tickets were sold out in advance and we had lots of positive feedback. The coffee and company must have been good because the last of the guests didn’t leave until nearly lunchtime! The exhibition area, all set…

This is the virtual tour of our recent exhibition event.

Open Studios Event.

Spectrum is hosting an open studio event and exhibition. Click on the image for more information.

Kids Draw Project: Living Lines Part II

If you have never wondered how much work goes into the installation of a new exhibition, watch this! This video spans 5 hours of work, not including the filling, sanding and painting of the walls, for part II of the Kids Draw project, which is run each year by our CEO, Phil Barker.

Living Lines: dates & venue confirmed for part II

Spectrum CEO, Phil Barker, has been working with local schools to produce an impressive Art project called ‘Living Lines’. The exhibition is situated at Sunderland Minster until the end of October, 2017. The work then moves to Spectrum Cultural Hub with a special preview on 4 November, 2017. Please get in touch by email to…