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

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November 25, 2020

In Memory Of John Hays

The Fans Museum pays its respects to John Hays.

November 27, 2020

Keith Charlton Memorial

Another year passes, and not a day you are not in our thoughts Keith Charlton, but today we add your Mams ashes […]

November 27, 2020

In Memory of Dean Matthews

We come together to respect those we call friends 🙌🏻❤️ Rest in peace, Dean Matthews our prayers are with all of your […]

November 28, 2020

The Fans Museum Shop is now Open

The Fans Museum Shop is now open so grab some unique items for Christmas You can access the shop here

December 12, 2020

Andy’s Socially Distant Birthday

Well we just couldn’t let the birthday boy Andy Parkin not let everyone see his tiara cake and just how well it […]

December 17, 2020

Pandemic Problems

Over 500 litres of profit down the drain, our only source of income is via match days, private events, 61 events have […]

December 21, 2020

Remembering Keith Charlton

Well our friend it’s your second anniversary away from us and today would have been your birthday. A huge miss to us […]

December 26, 2020

The Fans Museum Virtual Tour

We have been unable to open to the public for a while now but you can still take a virtual visit around […]

January 11, 2021

Keith Havelock’s Birthday

Huge Birthday shout out to one of the team! Keith Havelock, who was with me on our first display, all those years […]

January 30, 2021

Fans Museum Lockdown Achievements

Well, time to share what we did during lockdown last year and a few huge things to announce as soon as we […]

March 4, 2021

Bobby Kerr Nasa Meeting

The Sunderland AFC (North America Supporters Association) NASA, will hold its AGM virtually at the Fans Museum on 17th April 2021. It […]

March 10, 2021

In Memory of Angela

Fans Museum member Angela sadly passed away after a short stay in hospital, she will be sadly missed. Completely numb and still […]

March 14, 2021

Fans Museum Visits Papa John’s Pizza

Haway the lads! Here’s the man who lifted the cup in 73 giving his support outside Papa John’s Pizza. Not only that […]

April 12, 2021

Supporting Youth Football

Happy Monday everyone. More restrictions being lifted but, how great is it that the football youth are able to get back to […]

June 12, 2021

Bobby Kerr Delivers

A day out surprising those who have purchased items. This is the power of the fans museum drive to keep memories alive. […]

June 21, 2021

Roker Park 24th Anniversary

24 years ago King Charlie Hurley dug up the centre circle of Roker Park. This was to be transferred to the new […]

June 28, 2021

Fans Museum 26 Player Feature

Very proud to get a call last week from The Athletic editor, George Caulkin, to be part of a 26 player feature […]

July 5, 2021

England at the Fans Museum

Take a Virtual Tour of some of our England memorabilia at the Fans Museum, click the link below to explore: […]

July 19, 2021

Fans Museum Supports Bobby Robson Foundation

Every year, since 2010, the friends and family of Kevin Outhwaite from Tunstall have held a very special golf day in his […]

July 31, 2021

Fans Museum Grand Reopening

The Fans Museum is proud to finally reopen its doors to the public on Friday 6th August!  Please come and support us, […]

August 9, 2021

Fans Museum Announces New Board of Directors

Exciting times for the Fans Museum as we finally reopen, celebrate a 35 year lease and announce a new board of directors.  […]

August 17, 2021

Fans Museum Memorial Garden Open For All

We are preparing to open our Memorial Garden and what better a way than to pay respect to Dean Matthews, dedicated local […]

August 24, 2021

Sunderland v AFC Wimbledon

Wow what an amazing day! Sunderland v AFC Wimbledon , August 21st. Here’s a little refresher on what happened at the museum. 

August 29, 2021

Sunderland Vs Wycombe

What an amazing day we had yesterday, seeing fans from all around the UK ascend on the only museum of it’s kind […]

August 30, 2021

Fans Museum pays Tribute to Lance Hardy

Lance Hardy Holding a signed Fans Museum Logo

We are truly saddened to hear the devastating news of a good friend of ours Lance John Hardy has passed away.Our deepest […]

September 24, 2021

Bobby Kerr Delivers once more

Here we have the legend Bobby Kerr surprising folks with a personal delivery. These acts make memories to last a lifetime and […]

September 26, 2021

Fans Museum at Head for Change Charity Match

A great deal of former players donning their boots in solidarity to raise awareness and fight the disease that takes so many […]

October 5, 2021

Fans Museum Welcomes a New Member

We would like to introduce you all to a new member, everyone please meet Danielle Longley, who will be joining us and […]

October 7, 2021

Peter Reid visits the Fans Museum

What an amazing visit we had from Peter Reid and what a huge smile we all had when he attended to donate […]

October 11, 2021

Fans Museum Nominated For VCAS Awards

What an amazing site to see we have been nominated for 5 awards. Thank you to Voluntary & Community Action Sunderland (VCAS) […]