Easter fun on campus for all the family

easter fun: Sunderland College students rehearse for the Gruffalo trails.
easter fun: Sunderland College students rehearse for the Gruffalo trails.
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A CRACKING day of free fun-filled Easter activities has been organised by Sunderland College.

The event will feature entertainment for people of all ages, including Gruffalo adventure trails, face-painting, mask-making, street dance lessons and Disney-themed ballet classes for children.

Our Easter Family Fun Day promises to be jam-packed with lots of entertaining activities for children, as well as educational sessions for adults who fancy trying something new or want to brush up on their skills.

Jane Reed, Sunderland College

Teenagers and adults can choose from a large range of taster workshops.

SAFC mascots Samson and Delilah will be meeting and greeting visitors at the college and amusing the crowds.

Jane Reed, head of visual and performing arts at Sunderland College, said: “Our Easter Family Fun Day promises to be jam-packed with lots of entertaining activities for children, as well as educational sessions for adults who fancy trying something new or want to brush up on their skills.”

People will also have the opportunity to find out more about the visual and performing arts’ short part-time courses on offer to adults, which begin after the Easter holidays.

The 10-week evening courses include digital imaging, painting and drawing, pattern cutting, photography for beginners, sewing techniques, dance techniques for beginners and music band for beginners.

The Easter Family Fun Day will be held in the college’s new multi-million pound Visual and Performing Arts building at Bede Campus on Wednesday, April 15, from 10am to 3pm. For the full schedule, visit www.sunderlandcollege.ac.uk/familyfunday.

Jane added: “We are looking forward to welcoming the public to the fun day and to give people the chance to see our wonderful facilities.

“The Visual and Performing Arts building is very much a community venue and we want the people of Sunderland and surrounding areas to make full use of it.”