News from across the North East
Cradle of the Railways release

July 2022

Our latest EP will be available on 15 July 2022 featuring new songs all about Shildon, the world's first railway town. 

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Stories of Sanctuary Sunderland 

June 2022

Refugee Week concludes on a high note with the Sunderland Stories of Sanctuary concert, with a brand new choir, new songs and 100 audience members.

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Our work at a glance (2018 - 2022) 

May 2022

We've just published a review of our latest work. From Shildon to Stanley and from Sunderland to Teesside, read about the impact of our work. 

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Sunderland Stories of Sanctuary 

April 2022

We're bringing Stories of Sanctuary to Sunderland! Live in Sunderland? We'd love to have you join our songwriting workshop, rehearsal and performance piece for Refugee Week (June 2022). 

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Monthly Songwriting Hangout  - recording with Ron Angus

February 2021

We had a very inspiring Monthly Songwriting Hangout this week with Ron Angus who shared some rich insights into music production! Ron Angus is the owner of Studio One in County Durham. 

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Our impact in 2020

December 2020

Despite the challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic, 2020 has been a year of creativity, connection and growth for Citizen Songwriters. We welcomed 3 new team members as well as reached over 100 participants online across the UK.

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