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07/07/2017 - 10:20
Sunderland International Airshow takes place from 21- 23 July, and hospitality packages are now on sale to make the experience even more special. From relaxed comfort to exclusive luxury, there's...
27/06/2017 - 15:16
HMS Ocean will say a fond farewell to Sunderland next month in an emotional six day visit. The Royal Navy’s Fleet Flagship will be alongside the Port of Sunderland from July 6-11 to pay tribute to...
25/05/2017 - 12:07
One of Sunderland's leading hotels has received a prestigious fourth star from the AA following a £1million refurbishment. The Roker Hotel recently unveiled 43 brand new en-suite rooms as part of the...
11/04/2017 - 11:54
The Royal Shakespeare Company has announced that its multi award-winning production of Matilda The Musical will embark on a UK and Ireland tour in 2018-2019 with a North East debut at Sunderland...
04/04/2017 - 10:21
This year the unmistakeable roar of the RAF Typhoon Display Team  will once again ring out at the Sunderland International Airshow. Starting with its traditional spectacular launch at Cliffe Park on...
Washington Wetland Centre brings hope for otter species
29/03/2017 - 14:55
There’s otterly exciting news as four Asian short-clawed otter cubs are born at WWT Washington Wetland Centre, becoming the latest cubs to offer vital support to the vulnerable species. The quads,...
3 in 1 and Active fun for all
29/03/2017 - 13:04
Entries are open for Active Sunderland's BIG 3 in 1 event in a month's time. The BIG 3 in 1 is a new event for 2017 and will includes a fun run, bike ride and walk. Designed for younger people and...
Jersey Boys to return to Sunderland Empire
24/03/2017 - 15:40
Due to overwhelming public demand, the producers of Jersey Boys are delighted to announce a second UK & Ireland Tour, with a return date at Sunderland Empire 20 – 31 March 2018. Jersey Boys is...

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Sunderland is home of the National Glass Centre - the only UK centre celebrating the history of glass making and providing a world focus for glass. The centre reopened in 2013 after undergoing a major refurbishment.

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