Take Two - Sunderland on Film

Authors Holly Sterling (left) Shiela Quigley (centre) and Alan Parkinson (right) at Sunderland Central Library Credit: NNP

A second volume of Sunderland film memories is helping launch this year'sSunderland Literature and Creative Writing Festival.

The festival, which runs from the end of September to the end of October,features dozens of talks, workshops, readings or hands-on events, and most are free.

Sunderland on Film Take 2, which runs for 90 minutes, premieres at thehistoric Quayside Exchange in High Street East on Friday 30 September at 2.30pm and 6.30pm.

It follows the successful and sell-out festival screening of Sunderland onFilm at the Minster last year. Take 2 also features archive footage of Wearside at play, at work in shipyards and factories, and the 1973 FA Cup triumph.

Tickets for Sunderland on Film Take 2 are £6 and available from the City Library in Fawcett Street, www.ticketsource.co.uk or for more information call or visit www.sunderland.gov.uk