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News from across the North East

SANCTUARY SONGWRITING (AUGUST - SEPTEMBER)

August 3, 2019

Citizen Songwriters is partnering with City of Sanctuary to offer a unique 6 week course on 'Sanctuary Songwriting'. The course will explore writing lyrics, making music and creating unique songs on different stories of seeking sanctuary.

STORIES OF SANCTUARY PERFORMS ON HOLY ISLAND OF LINDISFARNE

March 15, 2020

Stories of Sanctuary brought together musicians and singers from across the North (from Northumberland to Teesside) to share original songs at St Mary's Church, Lindisfarne.

SONGWRITING SESSIONS BRING JOY TO INTERACTION DROP-IN

March 2, 2019

Citizen Songwriters have partnered with Action Foundation’s InterAction Drop-in at West End Library, Benwell, and Action Foundation’s Katie Bryson wrote this lovely piece!

SONGS INSPIRING NEW MUSIC COMMUNITIES!

November 27, 2019

A refugee written song from a songwriting project in Durham has inspired another in Northumberland.

A YEAR OF TOURING! HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE STORIES OF SANCTUARY PROJECT

October 7, 2019

The project began in the summer of 2018 after singer-songwriter Sam Slatcher was awarded Arts Council funding to run a project that brought together residents of the city of Durham with newly settled Syrian refugees.

WELCOME TOWN, STOCKTON

July 11, 2019

Over the weekend of 28 – 29th June 2019, Citizen Songwriters partnered with performance artist Natasha Davis and ARC Stockton to produce ‘Welcome Town’, an art installation engaging members of the public around themes of welcome for those seeking protection from war and conflict.

 

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