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Students, academics, activists and campaigners outside of the University of Sunderland on Wednesday

Free Shahidul Alam: University of Sunderland students and academics lead march over jailed photographer

United voices today called for the release of internationally renowned photographer and close friend of the University of Sunderland Shahidul Alam from his Bangladeshi jail. On Wednesday more than 80 staff and students, along with campaigners and peace activists, unveiled photographs taken by Shahidul at the University’s Priestman Gallery. Academics and […]

Gin, guts & bewitching bots: night of your LIFE

Gin, guts & bewitching bots: night of your LIFE

Fancy spending the night dissecting, drinking and dancing with the dead? The Life Science Centre is opening its doors after dark for a spooktacular adult-only Halloween party. ‘Halloween Late: Bewitching Bots’ is an 18+ event and takes place at the award-winning science complex in Newcastle on Friday 26th October. Sheela Bell, the […]

Art puts spotlight on forgotten group

Art puts spotlight on forgotten group

A new exhibition running this week is shining a light on a little-known and misunderstood section of society – people who are living with dwarfism.  The exhibition, ‘You’re Just Little’, is at the Spectrum Cultural Hub in Seaham until 14 October, and will reveal the challenges, obstacles and assumptions that people […]