The community has always been at the heart of the Fans Museum, whether that is viewing the collection or events at the museum or our many community outreach events. Our outreach covers care schemes, schools, hospitals, shopping centres and much more.  See our timeline below for the history of our community and outreach work

Fans Museum

2022
February 2, 2022

Fans Museum Ambassador Kevin Phillips Now Manager of South Shields F.C.

After scoring 130 goals, 16 of which were penalties, and becoming the only Englishman to win the European Golden Shoe, having scored […]

February 4, 2022

Fans Museum Birthday Visit for Stewart Barraclough

Bobby Kerr with stew

Whatever happens, the fans museum is part of the community and for Stewart Barraclough’s 50th birthday it had to be a lovely […]

February 5, 2022

Fans Museum at SAFC v Doncaster Match

And here’s a flashback of some fans museum visitors from the SAFC v Doncaster Rovers match so see if you can find […]

February 12, 2022

Fans Museum Visitor Recap

This week was made so much better thanks to your support. We Vanessa from Cardiff who enjoyed our 1973 memorabilia, three young […]

February 20, 2022

Fans Museum Visitor Recap

Another week and plenty of amazing visitors at the museum. We had a lovely group who couldn’t decide which one of Defoe’s […]

February 21, 2022

Kieron Brady visits the Fans Museum

How amazing to have the next generation of fans attending. Not only did we have Kieron Brady but his young son – […]

February 24, 2022

Anth Chambers wins our A3 Print Match Card

Can we announce the 𝘄𝗶𝗻𝗻𝗲𝗿 of our Signed A3 Print team card. Not only did 𝗔𝗻𝘁𝗵 𝗖𝗵𝗮𝗺𝗯𝗲𝗿𝘀 win, standing next to the […]

March 4, 2022

Terr Marsh Donates to the Fans Museum

We have to give a huge thank you to Ter Marsh for getting these photos personally signed for the Fans Museum. Such […]

March 6, 2022

Visitor Recap at the FansMuseum

Well, another week has drawn to a close and we had some great visitors along with it. Starting with young George and […]

March 12, 2022

SAFC v Crewe Alexandra at the Fans Museum

Last home game we had so many familiar and new faces at the Fans Museum with Nick Pickering and Bobby Kerr more […]

March 27, 2022

Visitor Recap at the Fansmuseum

For our Fans Museum flashback this week we had Long standing supporters George and Niall wearing Ian Porterfield’s Jacket, Steve and Ann […]

April 2, 2022

Visitor Recap at the Fans Museum

This week was all about making memories with the community and Steve was no different. He held iconic shirts from Defoe, Bent […]

April 3, 2022

Successful Stag Party held at the Fans Museum

Well we’ve had our first stag group at the Museum, so another great party at an amazing venue. Thank you Aodhan Brownlee […]

April 6, 2022

Leo Loving the Fans Museum

Here we have young Leo loving his time trying on various football legend’s shirts. Always great to see memories made thanks to […]

April 7, 2022

EE Volunteers Assist the Fans Museum

Thank you to the EE volunteer gents who recently gave our outside seating a much needed makeover. We’d also like to show […]

April 8, 2022

Florence’s christening held at Fans Museum

Well, memories were certainly made after baby Florence’s christening. Angela New & Jonathan Wake, Young Florence’s Parents, enjoyed their time and we […]

April 14, 2022

SAFC v Rotherham at Fans Museum

Many memories made with our match memorabilia and the legends Nick Pickering, Bobby Kerr and Trevor Swinburne. Certainly a unique experience which can’t […]

April 15, 2022

SAFC v Shrewsbury at Fans Museum

The legends Nick Pickering, Trevor Swinburne and Bobby Kerr have already begun making memories and our 1973 FA cup has made plentiful […]

April 23, 2022

SAFC v Cambridge United at Fans Museum

We met some fantastic fans at the museum starting with a brilliant group from Sweden who travel around the UK for their […]

April 26, 2022

SAFC v Rotherham at Fans Museum

We have even more smiles at the fans museum with Nick Pickering rekindling memories of his FA cup winning days with visitors. […]

May 6, 2022

SAFC V Sheffield Wednesday at Fans Museum

So many fans at the museum with our memorabilia making memories and our shirts held high. Additionally, young George, who happens to […]

May 29, 2022

ShARP visit the Fans Museum

We had a lovely time with Katie Corrigan and Julie Linn from Groundwork NE & Cumbria and ShARP Shiney Row. The Shiney […]

June 4, 2022

Ed Sheeran Concert at Fans Museum

Ooooh it’s all going lovely, meeting some amazing folk who have traveled the globe to see Ed Sheeran here at Sunderland, UK […]

June 27, 2022

Fans Museum Supporting Learning Disability Week

As Learning Disability week is fast approaching NHS Sunderland CCG organised a city-wide event for adults with a diagnosed learning disability in […]

July 2, 2022

Tributes Paid to Angela Mills

Happy Heavenly Birthday to one of our family You are sorely missed by family and friends Angela, and your flower display is […]

July 2, 2022

First Annual Gary Goodings Memory Walk Held at Fans Museum

Well folks, recently we were approached by Jonny Langley and ever so moved by the story he shared. In honour of Gary […]

July 30, 2022

Dale’s 50th at the Fans Museum

Recently we opened our doors for a wonderful birthday party – Dale’s 50th – which we are thankful to have been a […]

July 31, 2022

SAFC v Coventry at the Fans Museum

Brilliant fans came from all over the world today with Legend Bobby Kerr starting the new season off right; making lasting memories. […]

August 1, 2022

Bedale Martyn Coombs Donates Heck Strip to Fans Museum

Raising awareness for prostate cancer is very close to our hearts and what could be a better way than Bedale AFC chairman […]

August 13, 2022

SAFC v QPR at Fans Museum

A wonderful day was had by so many at the museum with legend Bobby Kerr making memories with families and fans alike […]