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City of Culture 2021

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City of Culture 2021
by Shaun Burns - Monday, 23 January 2017, 11:32 AM

Sunderland College is supporting Sunderland’s bid to become City of Culture in 2021 and it’s now less than 100 days until the first round bid is submitted on 28 April.

We’d like you to get behind the bid and there’s a number of things you can do to support the bid and show the city, the region and the nation the strength of Sunderland's cultural ambitions.

  1. Tell Ten for #Sunderland2021 – The bid team are asking everyone to commit to tell (at least) 10 people about Sunderland's City of Culture bid and the impact it could have. If we all help spread the word we will reach many more people. Please use the hashtags #tellten and #sunderland2021 to let us know when you tell people
  2. Put on a Twibbon -  Now is the time to attach the Sunderland 2021 twibbon on your Facebook or Twitter profile if you haven't already done so. Just go to and follow the instructions. It will only take a few minutes and then everyone will be able to see that you are backing the bid
  3. Get the facts – Please read the fact sheet below on the bid. Please share this information with your friends and family.

The next few months will be crucial in spreading the word far and wide so thank you in advance for your help.