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Full Monty to return to Sunderland
17/02/2017 - 16:33
Hold onto your hats! The Full Monty is back by popular demand at Sunderland Empire next month for one week only (20 - 25 March 2017). Directed by Jack Ryder, The Full Monty tour is led by Gary Lucy...
Fans invited to watch Black Cats train
15/02/2017 - 15:57
Sunderland AFC’s first team players are to train at the Stadium of Light on the first day of school half-term holidays next week and the session will be open to supporters to come along and watch....
15/02/2017 - 13:20
TWO more stunning ships have pledged their support for The Tall Ships Races in Sunderland 2018. TS Maybe and STS Lord Nelson will be coming to delight crowds at the spectacular event taking place in...
13/02/2017 - 15:21
Has your pooch got star quality and even possibly the opera factor? Then they could win a place in the spotlight in the beautiful and romantic opera La Boheme coming to the Sunderland Empire on...
Russel Brand RE:BIRTH
30/01/2017 - 15:34
Following a series of sold-out preview shows in November and December 2016, Russell Brand announces a new stand-up tour of UK and Ireland. What is real? Who are we? Where did this baby come from? In...
North East’s Puddle Jumping Championships
27/01/2017 - 10:07
This February half term, children of all ages are being encouraged to grab their wellies, get outside and join in with the North East’s Puddle Jumping Championships being held at WWT Washington...
24/01/2017 - 14:29
The Sunderland Sail Training Ambassador Programme has been conceived to reach out to local young people from all walks of life, encouraging them to get aboard the ships and take part in the 2018...
24/01/2017 - 10:09
Find out what to expect at this stunning event. An exciting programme of entertainment and cultural activities will take place across the vast event site for four days, with something for everyone to...

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