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Cultural Spring Commissions, The Cultural Spring-NORTH EAST
« on: February 23, 2015, 01:34:53 pm »
The Cultural Spring is a three year Arts Council England funded People Place Programme for North Sunderland and South Tyneside. The programme is being delivered through a partnership between The University of Sunderland, Customs House and the MAC Trust. The Cultural Spring programme  covers 10 wards across North Sunderland and South Tyneside and aims to radically change the way that people across these wards consume, experience, influence and make great art. More information on our programme can be found at

The Cultural Spring is seeking to commission three exceptional new arts projects for our 2015 /16 programme. Submissions are welcome from writers, performers, musicians, artists, groups or arts organisations.

The three commissions are:
•Autumn Lights, delivered in November 2015 focusing on the visual arts - up to £65,000 (incl VAT)
•Winter Tales, delivered in February 2016 with a focus on story-telling –up to £40,000 (incl VAT)
•Cultural Spring, delivered in April 2016- with a focus on engagment and performance up to £100,000 (Incl of VAT)

All three commissions for 2015/2016 are now open for submission through the University of Sunderland’s Online Tender Portal . Tender deadline is 23rd March 12pm, interviews will be held on Tuesday 28th April 2015 with contracts awarded for each commission by 1st June 2015.

To register to receive the tender documents please click on the following link . Once registered a Pre Qualification Questionnaire will be sent out and on completion access to the tenders will be opened.
Contact: Rebecca Ball