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Summer in the City ONLINE Festival

Background comprises round image of the cathedral in a colourful painterly style, Summer in the City written in black script in the foreground of the image.

Summer 2020

Summer in the City Festival (SitC) went digital in 2020 in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. The wholly online festival acted as a test-bed and springboard for developing and sharing digital learning. The programme enabled live interactions and sharing, student and community support, and created an archive of re-useable online arts projects. 

Highlights included: 

  • Durham university Student Art Prize online exhibition 
  • Short films made by artists 
  • Stay-at-home creative resources created by artists
  • Online affordable art market with Thought Foundation 
  • Live theatre workshops 
  • Conversations in quarantine  
  • Online exhibitions.