Join us live as we showcase some of the latest stories and projects in Sunderland, and mingle with others in the city who are doing great stuff!
Our Live events are partially "open mic" - so you can share you stories / thoughts / writing & poetry / whatever you like with us.
So grab a bevvy or two, enjoy some great conversation, and join us for Speak Up Sunderland Live #4!
Marty Longstaff (a.k.a. The Lake Poets) - Singer/Songwriter and Music Teacher, about his life & work in music and the ‘Sunderland ‘Til I Die"‘ title track “Shipyards”.
Cllr. Amy Wilson - Cabinet Minister for Environment & Transport, Labour Councillor representing Pallion, talking about the latest investment to Sunderland’s greenery.
Barrie West - Artist, & Founder of Sunderland artists collective The Sunderland Indie.
Andrea Bell - Letting Agent with Aline Properties, on her plans to set up a soup kitchen in Sunderland.
Kate Townsend - Director of the Sunderland Foodbank Network.
Graeme Miller - Head of the Sunderland City Council.
With spontaneous poetry performances by: